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Historical Events For May - 20

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1639  Dorchester, Massachusetts funds the first school in the US from local taxes on May - 20.  

1639  Dorchester Mass, forms 1st school funded by local taxes on May - 20.  

1648  On this day in history wladyslaw IV Wasa, King of Poland, dies  

1650  Francesco Sacrati, composer, dies at 44 on this day in history.  

1669  On this day in history joris van der Hagen, landscape painter, dies  

1690  On this day in history england passes Act of Grace, forgiving followers of James II  

1704  Elias Neau forms school for slaves in New York on this day in history.  

1704  Elias Neau forms school for slaves in NY on May - 20.  

1734  The first Jockey Club forms in South Carolina on this day in history.  

1734  1st Jockey Club forms in SC on May - 20.  

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1750  Stephen Girard, bailed out US bonds during War of 1812 on May - 20.  

1751  On this day in history domingo Miguel Bernaube Terradellas, composer, dies at 38  

1754  On this day in history hans Gram, composer  

1759  William Thornton, architect (Capitol building, Wash DC) on this day in history.  

1764  On May - 20 j Gottfried Schadow, German sculptor/cartoonist/lithographer  

1768  Dolley Dandridge Payne Madison, 1st lady (1809-17) on May - 20.  

1772  William Congreve, English officer (design fire rocket) on this day in history.  

1774  Britain gives Québec, Labrador & territory north of the Ohio on this day in history.  

1774  On May - 20 britain gives Quebec, Labrador & territory north of Ohio  

1775  Citizens of Mecklenburg County, North Carolina declare independence of Britain on this day in history.  

1775  Citizens of Mecklenburg County, NC declare independence of Britain on this day in history.  

1782  Carlo Giovanni Testori, composer, dies at 68 on this day in history.  

1784  England & Netherlands signs peace treaty (Peace of Paris) on May - 20.  

1795  Ignác Martinovics, Hungarian physicist/revolutionary, beheaded on May - 20.  

1806  On May - 20 john Stuart Mill, UK, philosopher/political economist/Utilitarian  

1812  On this day in history gustav Adolf Mankell, composer  

1818  On this day in history william George Fargo, founder (Wells Fargo)  

1822  On this day in history emile Erckmann, [E-Chatrian], French writer (Waterloo)  

1825  Charles X becomes King of France on May - 20.  

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

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

1830  On this day in history the first railroad timetable published in newspaper (Baltimore American)  

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

1830  On May - 20 amalia MdGA, princess of Saxon-Weimar-Eisenach/wife of prince Henry  

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Famous Birthdays In May - 20

Famous People Born On This Day In History

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

1364  On this day in history birth of henry Percy, [Harry Hotspur], British soldier/politican  

1470  Pietro Bembo, cardinal/theologian was born on May - 20.  

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

1547  On May - 20 birth of melchior Bischoff, composer  

1554  Paulo Bellasio, composer was born on May - 20.  

1593  On May - 20 birth of jacob Jordaens, Flemish barok artist  

1593  On this day in history birth of salomo Glassius, German theologian (d. 1656)  

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Famous Deaths In May - 20

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0685  Death of King Ecgfrith of Northumbria (b. 645) on May - 20.  

1277  On this day in history john XXI, [Petrus Juliani/Hispanus], Port Pope (1276-77), dies  

1285  Death of John II of Jerusalem, King of Cyprus (b. 1259) on May - 20.  

1444  On May - 20 bernardinus van Siena, Italian saint, dies at 63  

1449  On May - 20 peter, Prince/regent of Portugal/writer (Virtuosa Benfeitoria), dies  

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

1503  On this day in history death of lorenzo de Medici, Italian patron (b. 1463)  

1506  On this day in history christopher Columbus, explorer, dies in poverty, in Spain at 55  

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