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Historical Events In May - 20

Friday, 22 June 2018

1639  On May - 20 dorchester, Massachusetts funds the first school in the US from local taxes  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1639  Dorchester Mass, forms 1st school funded by local taxes on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1648  On this day in history wladyslaw IV Wasa, King of Poland, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1650  Francesco Sacrati, composer, dies at 44 on May - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1669  On May - 20 joris van der Hagen, landscape painter, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1690  England passes Act of Grace, forgiving followers of James II on May - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1704  On May - 20 elias Neau forms school for slaves in New York  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1704  On this day in history elias Neau forms school for slaves in NY  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1734  The first Jockey Club forms in South Carolina on May - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1734  On May - 20 1st Jockey Club forms in SC  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1750  Stephen Girard, bailed out US bonds during War of 1812 on May - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1751  Domingo Miguel Bernaube Terradellas, composer, dies at 38 on May - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1754  On this day in history hans Gram, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1759  William Thornton, architect (Capitol building, Wash DC) on May - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1764  On this day in history j Gottfried Schadow, German sculptor/cartoonist/lithographer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1768  On May - 20 dolley Dandridge Payne Madison, 1st lady (1809-17)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1772  William Congreve, English officer (design fire rocket) on May - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1774  On May - 20 britain gives Québec, Labrador & territory north of the Ohio  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1774  On May - 20 britain gives Quebec, Labrador & territory north of Ohio  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1775  On May - 20 citizens of Mecklenburg County, North Carolina declare independence of Britain  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1775  On this day in history citizens of Mecklenburg County, NC declare independence of Britain  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1782  Carlo Giovanni Testori, composer, dies at 68 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1784  On May - 20 england & Netherlands signs peace treaty (Peace of Paris)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1795  On May - 20 ignác Martinovics, Hungarian physicist/revolutionary, beheaded  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1806  John Stuart Mill, UK, philosopher/political economist/Utilitarian on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1812  Gustav Adolf Mankell, composer on May - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1818  On this day in history william George Fargo, founder (Wells Fargo)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1822  Emile Erckmann, [E-Chatrian], French writer (Waterloo) on May - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1825  On this day in history charles X becomes King of France  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1825  On this day in history antoinette Brown Blackwell, clergy (1st ordained US female minister)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1828  On this day in history james William Reilly, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1905  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1830  The first railroad timetable published in newspaper (Baltimore American) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1830  On this day in history 1st railroad timetable published in newspaper (Baltimore American)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1830  Amalia MdGA, princess of Saxon-Weimar-Eisenach/wife of prince Henry on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1315  On this day in history birth of bonne of Luxembourg, wife of John II of France (d. 1349)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1364  On May - 20 birth of henry Percy, [Harry Hotspur], British soldier/politican  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1470  On May - 20 birth of pietro Bembo, cardinal/theologian  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1537  Hieronymus Fabricius Ab, Aquapend Italy, physician (De Formato Foetu) was born on May - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1547  On May - 20 birth of melchior Bischoff, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1554  Paulo Bellasio, composer was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1593  Jacob Jordaens, Flemish barok artist was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1593  Salomo Glassius, German theologian (d. 1656) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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0685  Death of King Ecgfrith of Northumbria (b. 645) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1277  On May - 20 john XXI, [Petrus Juliani/Hispanus], Port Pope (1276-77), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1285  Death of John II of Jerusalem, King of Cyprus (b. 1259) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1444  On May - 20 bernardinus van Siena, Italian saint, dies at 63  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1449  On this day in history peter, Prince/regent of Portugal/writer (Virtuosa Benfeitoria), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1471  On this day in history henry VI, king of England (1422-61, 70-71)/France (1431-71), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1503  Death of Lorenzo de Medici, Italian patron (b. 1463) on May - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1506  Christopher Columbus, explorer, dies in poverty, in Spain at 55 on May - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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