Home | Birthdays | Deaths | Events | Holidays

 

Share This Page

Share This Page With Your Friends Via
 

Find A Historical Year

  • [ * 1988 ]
 

Yearwise Historical Events

 

Monthwise Historical Events

 

Events & Holidays Celebrated Today

Countrywise Events & Holidays »

  • Labour Day (Jamaica)
  • National Holiday (Morocco)
  • World Turtle Day (International)
  • View All »

 

Days In October

 

Poll

  • Does life exist beyond Earth?
    Yes
    No
    Don't Know
 

Latest Events Listers

 

Famous Quotes

 

Find Us On Facebook

 

Sponsors

 

Historical Events Happened In October - 20

Saturday, 23 May 2015

1859  G B Studd, cricketer (brother of C T, 4 Tests for England) on October - 20.  

1862  Amnesty proclaimed for escaped slaves of Suriname on October - 20.  

1864  Lincoln formaly establishes Thanksgiving as a natl holiday on October - 20.  

1864  On this day in history stephen Dodson Ramseur, Confederate gen-major, dies at 27  

1870  On October - 20 michael William Balfe, composer (Bohemian Girl), dies at 62  

1871  On October - 20 frederick Burton, IN, actor (One Way Passage)  

1871  Charles Babbage, English mathematician (calculator), dies at 78 on October - 20.  

1873  P T Barnum Hippodrome featuring "Greatest Show on Earth," opens (NYC) on October - 20.  

1874  On October - 20 charles Edward Ives, Danbury Ct, composer (Holiday Quick Step)  

1876  On this day in history jeronimo de Bosch Kemper, Dutch sociologist/historian, dies at 68  

1877  Franz Schubert's 2nd Symphony in B, premieres on October - 20.  

1877  Josephine McGill, composer on October - 20.  

1880  On October - 20 amsterdam Free University opens  

1882  On October - 20 bela Lugosi, Hungary, actor (Dracula, Plan 9 From Outer Space)  

1882  On this day in history olegario Victor Andrade, Argentina poet (El arpa perdida), dies at 41  

1883  Treaty of Ancon, Peru cedes Tarapaca to Chile on October - 20.  

1883  On October - 20 max Bruch's "Kol Nidre," 1st performed  

1884  On this day in history the birth of Bela Lugosi, Hungarian actor  

1884  Thomas Chalmers, NYC, actor (Blind Alleys, Outrage) on October - 20.  

1887  Addison Richards, Zanesville OH, actor (Pentagon, Fighting Seabees) on this day in history.  

1888  On October - 20 chicago & All America baseball teams play exhibition in Auckland, NZ  

1889  On October - 20 gerhart Hauptmann's "Vor Sonnenaufgang," premieres in Berlin  

1889  Margaret Dumont, actress-Marx Brothers' foil (Day at the Races) on this day in history.  

1890  Pike's Peak railroad completed on October - 20.  

1891  On this day in history first International 6 day bike race begins in New York  

1891  On October - 20 1st International 6 day bike race (NY MSG) begins  

1891  On this day in history james Chadwick, English physicist (discovered neutron)  

1893  On October - 20 charlie Chase, US actor/director (Sons of Desert)  

1895  Rex Ingram, US actor (Tarzan of the Apes, 10 Commandments) on this day in history.  

1896  Nat Holman, basketball coach (CCNY) on this day in history.  

1897  On this day in history jevsei G Liberman, Ukrainian economist (Plan, profit, bonuses)  

1898  On October - 20 nC Mutual & Provident Insurance Company forms  

1899  On this day in history battle at Talana Hill Natal: British army vs Boers  

1899  Evelyn Brent, Tampa FL, actress (Panama Lady, Last Coomand) on this day in history.  

« Previous Page | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | Next Page »

Making Of History Captured

Watch Rare Video Clips Of Historical Events

  • World's 10 Most Mysterious Pictures Ever Taken
  • Earth's 10 Most Mysterious Events
  • 5 Most Mysterious Photos From Mars
  • Cricket - The Most Rare and Funny Moments in Cricket History
  • Top 10 Unsportsmanlike Moments in Pro Sports
  • [Sports Highlights 1898-1935]
  • MUMBAI Blast Terrorist Attacks and The Attacks of 26/11 in mumbai real footage captured on CCTVs
  • [BREAKING UPDATE]: Footage of Terrorists Inside Nairobi Westgate Mall Attack
  • Eyewitness Videos of Paris Shooting Terror Attack at Charlie Hebdo | The New York Times
  • BBC Documentary - Ancient Torture Techniques Ancient Discoveries
  • Ancient Aliens On MARS, Discovery Of Toltec Face, NASA, Feb 6, 2014
  • Suppressed Ancient Discoveries From Around the World
  • 10 oldest Photos in History - Die ältesten Fotos der Welt
  • First Photo's Ever taken in Date order
  • Top 10 Scary Old Photos

Famous Birthdays In October - 20

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1435  On this day in history birth of andrea Della Robbia, Florence, sculptor, nephew of Luca  

1475  On October - 20 birth of giovanni Rucellai, Italian poet (Le Api)  

1496  On this day in history birth of claude de Lutherans, duke of Guise  

1616  Thomas Bartholin, Danish physician, mathematician, and theologian (d. 1680) was born on October - 20.  

1620  Aelbert Cuyp, Dutch painter (d. 1691) was born on October - 20.  

1632  Christopher Wren, England, astronomer/great architect was born on October - 20.  

1637  On October - 20 birth of nicolaas van der Veken, Flemish sculptor (confessional chairs)  

1656  On this day in history birth of nicolas de Largillière, French painter (d. 1746)  

Famous Deaths In October - 20

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0460  On this day in history eudocia Aelia Athenais, empress Oostromeinse Rich/poetess, dies  

1139  Henry X the Trotse, duke of Bayern (1126-38), dies on this day in history.  

1187  On this day in history urbanus III, [Umberto Crivelli], Italian Pope (1185-87), dies  

1268  Conrad Hohenstaufen, [Conrad van Zwaben], son of Conrad IV, dies on this day in history.  

1274  Engelbert II of Falkenburg, archbishop of Cologne, dies on this day in history.  

1438  Jacopo di Piero della Quercia, Italian sculptor, dies at about 64 on this day in history.  

1525  On October - 20 joannes Custos, S Neth humanist, dies at about 50  

1570  On October - 20 death of joão de Barros, Portuguese historian (b. 1496)