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Historical Events For May - 20

Tuesday, 23 January 2018

1639  Dorchester, Massachusetts funds the first school in the US from local taxes on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1648  On May - 20 wladyslaw IV Wasa, King of Poland, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1650  Francesco Sacrati, composer, dies at 44 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1669  On this day in history joris van der Hagen, landscape painter, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1704  Elias Neau forms school for slaves in New York on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1734  On this day in history the first Jockey Club forms in South Carolina  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  On May - 20 stephen Girard, bailed out US bonds during War of 1812  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1754  Hans Gram, composer on May - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1764  On May - 20 j Gottfried Schadow, German sculptor/cartoonist/lithographer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

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

1774  Britain gives Quebec, Labrador & territory north of Ohio on May - 20.  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  Citizens of Mecklenburg County, NC declare independence of Britain on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1782  On May - 20 carlo Giovanni Testori, composer, dies at 68  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1784  England & Netherlands signs peace treaty (Peace of Paris) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1795  On this day in history ignác Martinovics, Hungarian physicist/revolutionary, beheaded  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1812  Gustav Adolf Mankell, composer on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

1825  Charles X becomes King of France on May - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1825  On May - 20 antoinette Brown Blackwell, clergy (1st ordained US female minister)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1830  On May - 20 the first railroad timetable published in newspaper (Baltimore American)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1830  On May - 20 1st railroad timetable published in newspaper (Baltimore American)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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Famous Birthdays In May - 20

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1315  Bonne of Luxembourg, wife of John II of France (d. 1349) was born on this day in history.  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 this day in history 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  Melchior Bischoff, composer was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1554  On May - 20 birth of paulo Bellasio, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1593  Jacob Jordaens, Flemish barok artist was born on May - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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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 this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1277  On this day in history 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  Bernardinus van Siena, Italian saint, dies at 63 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1449  Peter, Prince/regent of Portugal/writer (Virtuosa Benfeitoria), dies on May - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1471  On May - 20 henry VI, king of England (1422-61, 70-71)/France (1431-71), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1506  Christopher Columbus, explorer, dies in poverty, in Spain at 55 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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