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Historical Events For January - 20

Friday, 28 July 2017

1809  On January - 20 sebastian de Iradier, Spanish composer (La Paloma)  

1812  On January - 20 ralph Pomeroy Buckland, Bvt Mjr Gen (Union volunteers), died in 1892  

1813  Jacon Gartner Lauman, Bvt Mjr General (Union volunteers), died in 1867 on January - 20.  

1813  On this day in history c M Wieland, writer, dies at 79  

1819  On this day in history carlos IV, King of Spain (1788-1808), dies at 70  

1820  On this day in history anne Jemima Clough, England, promoted higher education for women  

1830  Michal Bogdanowicz, composer, dies at 50 on this day in history.  

1831  On January - 20 pieter J Joubert, general (South Africa)  

1837  On this day in history john Soane, English architect (Book of Designs), dies at 84  

1838  Pierre-Louis Hus-Desforges, composer, dies at 64 on this day in history.  

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1839  In the Battle of Yungay, Chile defeats a Peruvian and Bolivian alliance on January - 20.  

1840  Dumont D'Urville discovers Adélie Land, Antarctica on this day in history.  

1840  Dutch King Willem II crowned on this day in history.  

1840  Dumont D'Urville discovers Adélie Land, Antarctica on this day in history.  

1841  Hong Kong is ceded to Great Britain. (The island returned to Chinese control in 1997.) on January - 20.  

1841  On this day in history china cedes Hong Kong to British  

1843  On January - 20 pierre-Paul Cambon, French diplomat (Madrid, Constantinople, London)  

1844  Johan Peter Selmer, composer on January - 20.  

1847  On January - 20 w R Pettiford, Founder (Alabama Penny Savings Bank)  

1850  On this day in history investigator, first ship to effect northwest passage, leaves England  

1850  On this day in history investigator, 1st ship to effect northwest passage, leaves England  

1855  Amedee-Ernest Chausson, composer on January - 20.  

1857  On January - 20 edward Francis Fitzwilliam, composer, dies at 32  

1859  On January - 20 b v Arnim, writer, dies at 73  

1860  Dutch troops conquer Watampone in Celebes on January - 20.  

1862  On January - 20 felix Zollicoffer, Gen killed after mistakenly riding into Union lines  

1865  On this day in history friedrich A H von Waldeck, brother of queen Emma/last ruler of Waldeck  

1866  On this day in history prim's Insurrection in Spain ends  

1866  On this day in history richard Le Gallienne, English writer (Maker of Gainborg)  

1868  On this day in history florida constitutional convention meets in Tallahassee  

1869  Elizabeth Cady Stanton becomes first woman to testify before Congress on this day in history.  

1869  Elizabeth Cady Stanton becomes 1st woman to testify before Congress on this day in history.  

1870  "City of Boston" vanishes at sea with all 177 aboard on January - 20.  

1870  Hiram R Revels elected to fill unexpired term of Jefferson Davis on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In January - 20

Famous People Born On This Day In History

0225  On January - 20 birth of gordian III, Roman Emperor (d. 244)  

1292  On this day in history birth of elisabeth I of Bohemia (d. 1330)  

1358  On January - 20 birth of eleanor of Aragon, wife of John I of Castile (d. 1382)  

1435  Ashikaga Yoshimasa, Japanese shogun (d. 1490) was born on January - 20.  

1554  King Sebastian of Portugal (d. 1578) was born on January - 20.  

1586  On this day in history birth of johann Hermann Schein, German composer (Fontana d'Israel)  

1622  Susanna van Baerle, Dutch poet/wife of Geeraert Burns was born on this day in history.  

1654  Michiel de Swaen, South Netherland physician/poet was born on January - 20.  

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Famous Deaths In January - 20

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0250  On this day in history fabianus, Pope (236-50)/saint, dies  

0287  On this day in history death of st. Sebastian  

0820  Abu Abdallah M ibn Idris al-Sjafi'i, islamic (Book of Mother), dies on this day in history.  

0842  On this day in history theophilus, Byzantine kaiser (829-42), dies  

0882  On this day in history louis II/III the Younger, German king (876-82), dies  

1156  Death of Bishop Henry, patron saint of Finland on this day in history.  

1191  Death of Frederick VI, Duke of Swabia (b. 1167) on this day in history.  

1479  John II, king of Aragon/Navarra, dies at 81 on January - 20.  

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