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Historical Events Happened In October - 20

Wednesday, 29 June 2016

1859  On October - 20 g B Studd, cricketer (brother of C T, 4 Tests for England)  

1862  On October - 20 amnesty proclaimed for escaped slaves of Suriname  

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

1871  On October - 20 charles Babbage, English mathematician (calculator), dies at 78  

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

1874  On this day in history charles Edward Ives, Danbury Ct, composer (Holiday Quick Step)  

1876  Jeronimo de Bosch Kemper, Dutch sociologist/historian, dies at 68 on October - 20.  

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1877  On this day in history franz Schubert's 2nd Symphony in B, premieres  

1877  Josephine McGill, composer on this day in history.  

1880  On this day in history amsterdam Free University opens  

1882  On this day in history bela Lugosi, Hungary, actor (Dracula, Plan 9 From Outer Space)  

1882  On October - 20 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 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 October - 20 addison Richards, Zanesville OH, actor (Pentagon, Fighting Seabees)  

1888  On this day in history chicago & All America baseball teams play exhibition in Auckland, NZ  

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

1889  On this day in history margaret Dumont, actress-Marx Brothers' foil (Day at the Races)  

1890  On October - 20 pike's Peak railroad completed.  

1891  On October - 20 first International 6 day bike race begins in New York  

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

1891  James Chadwick, English physicist (discovered neutron) on October - 20.  

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  Nat Holman, basketball coach (CCNY) on October - 20.  

1897  Jevsei G Liberman, Ukrainian economist (Plan, profit, bonuses) on October - 20.  

1898  NC Mutual & Provident Insurance Company forms on October - 20.  

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.  

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Famous Birthdays In October - 20

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1435  Andrea Della Robbia, Florence, sculptor, nephew of Luca was born on October - 20.  

1475  Giovanni Rucellai, Italian poet (Le Api) was born on this day in history.  

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  On October - 20 birth of aelbert Cuyp, Dutch painter (d. 1691)  

1632  Christopher Wren, England, astronomer/great architect was born on this day in history.  

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

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

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Famous Deaths In October - 20

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0460  On October - 20 eudocia Aelia Athenais, empress Oostromeinse Rich/poetess, dies  

1139  On October - 20 henry X the Trotse, duke of Bayern (1126-38), dies  

1187  On October - 20 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  On this day in history engelbert II of Falkenburg, archbishop of Cologne, dies  

1438  On this day in history jacopo di Piero della Quercia, Italian sculptor, dies at about 64  

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

1570  On this day in history death of joão de Barros, Portuguese historian (b. 1496)  

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