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Historical Events Happened In October - 20

Friday, 01 August 2014

1859  G B Studd, cricketer (brother of C T, 4 Tests for England) on this day in history.  

1862  Amnesty proclaimed for escaped slaves of Suriname on this day in history.  

1864  On this day in history lincoln formaly establishes Thanksgiving as a natl holiday  

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

1870  Michael William Balfe, composer (Bohemian Girl), dies at 62 on this day in history.  

1871  Frederick Burton, IN, actor (One Way Passage) on this day in history.  

1871  Charles Babbage, English mathematician (calculator), dies at 78 on this day in history.  

1873  P T Barnum Hippodrome featuring "Greatest Show on Earth," opens (NYC) on this day in history.  

1874  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1877  On this day in history josephine McGill, composer  

1880  Amsterdam Free University opens on this day in history.  

1882  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1883  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1887  On this day in history addison Richards, Zanesville OH, actor (Pentagon, Fighting Seabees)  

1888  Chicago & All America baseball teams play exhibition in Auckland, NZ on this day in history.  

1889  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1891  First International 6 day bike race begins in New York on this day in history.  

1891  1st International 6 day bike race (NY MSG) begins on this day in history.  

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

1893  Charlie Chase, US actor/director (Sons of Desert) on this day in history.  

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

1896  On this day in history nat Holman, basketball coach (CCNY)  

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

1898  NC Mutual & Provident Insurance Company forms on this day in history.  

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

1899  On this day in history evelyn Brent, Tampa FL, actress (Panama Lady, Last Coomand)  

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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 this day in history birth of giovanni Rucellai, Italian poet (Le Api)  

1496  Claude de Lutherans, duke of Guise was born on this day in history.  

1616  Thomas Bartholin, Danish physician, mathematician, and theologian (d. 1680) was born on this day in history.  

1620  On this day in history birth of aelbert Cuyp, Dutch painter (d. 1691)  

1632  On this day in history birth of christopher Wren, England, astronomer/great architect  

1637  Nicolaas van der Veken, Flemish sculptor (confessional chairs) was born on this day in history.  

1656  Nicolas de Largilli√®re, French painter (d. 1746) was born on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history henry X the Trotse, duke of Bayern (1126-38), dies  

1187  Urbanus III, [Umberto Crivelli], Italian Pope (1185-87), dies on this day in history.  

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

1274  On this day in history engelbert II of Falkenburg, archbishop of Cologne, dies  

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

1525  Joannes Custos, S Neth humanist, dies at about 50 on this day in history.  

1570  On this day in history death of jo√£o de Barros, Portuguese historian (b. 1496)