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Historical Events For May - 20

Friday, 17 November 2017

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 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  Joris van der Hagen, landscape painter, dies on this day in history.  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 this day in history 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  1st Jockey Club forms in SC on May - 20.  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  On this day in history domingo Miguel Bernaube Terradellas, composer, dies at 38  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1759  On this day in history william Thornton, architect (Capitol building, Wash DC)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1768  On this day in history 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  Britain gives Québec, Labrador & territory north of the Ohio on May - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1774  On this day in history britain gives Quebec, Labrador & territory north of Ohio  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1775  Citizens of Mecklenburg County, NC declare independence of Britain on May - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

1795  Ignác Martinovics, Hungarian physicist/revolutionary, beheaded on this day in history.  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 May - 20 emile Erckmann, [E-Chatrian], French writer (Waterloo)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1825  Charles X becomes King of France on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1828  On May - 20 james William Reilly, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1905  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

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

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1315  On May - 20 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  Pietro Bembo, cardinal/theologian was born on this day in history.  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  On May - 20 birth of paulo Bellasio, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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0685  Death of King Ecgfrith of Northumbria (b. 645) on May - 20.  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  On May - 20 peter, Prince/regent of Portugal/writer (Virtuosa Benfeitoria), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

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

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