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Historical Events Happened In October - 20

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1859  On this day in history g B Studd, cricketer (brother of C T, 4 Tests for England)  

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

1864  Lincoln formaly establishes Thanksgiving as a natl holiday on this day in history.  

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 October - 20.  

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 October - 20.  

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

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

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

1877  On October - 20 josephine McGill, composer  

1880  Amsterdam Free University opens on this day in history.  

1882  Bela Lugosi, Hungary, actor (Dracula, Plan 9 From Outer Space) on this day in history.  

1882  On October - 20 olegario Victor Andrade, Argentina poet (El arpa perdida), dies at 41  

1883  On this day in history treaty of Ancon, Peru cedes Tarapaca to Chile  

1883  Max Bruch's "Kol Nidre," 1st performed on this day in history.  

1884  The birth of Bela Lugosi, Hungarian actor on October - 20.  

1884  On this day in history thomas Chalmers, NYC, actor (Blind Alleys, Outrage)  

1887  On October - 20 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  Gerhart Hauptmann's "Vor Sonnenaufgang," premieres in Berlin on this day in history.  

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  First International 6 day bike race begins in New York on October - 20.  

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

1891  On October - 20 james Chadwick, English physicist (discovered neutron)  

1893  On this day in history 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  Jevsei G Liberman, Ukrainian economist (Plan, profit, bonuses) on this day in history.  

1898  On this day in history nC Mutual & Provident Insurance Company forms  

1899  Battle at Talana Hill Natal: British army vs Boers on this day in history.  

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

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Famous People Born On This Day In History

1435  On October - 20 birth of andrea Della Robbia, Florence, sculptor, nephew of Luca  

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

1496  Claude de Lutherans, duke of Guise was born on October - 20.  

1616  On October - 20 birth of thomas Bartholin, Danish physician, mathematician, and theologian (d. 1680)  

1620  Aelbert Cuyp, Dutch painter (d. 1691) was born on this day in history.  

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 October - 20 birth of nicolas de Largillière, French painter (d. 1746)  

Famous Deaths In October - 20

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0460  Eudocia Aelia Athenais, empress Oostromeinse Rich/poetess, dies on this day in history.  

1139  Henry X the Trotse, duke of Bayern (1126-38), dies on October - 20.  

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

1268  On October - 20 conrad Hohenstaufen, [Conrad van Zwaben], son of Conrad IV, dies  

1274  On October - 20 engelbert II of Falkenburg, archbishop of Cologne, dies  

1438  Jacopo di Piero della Quercia, Italian sculptor, dies at about 64 on October - 20.  

1525  On this day in history joannes Custos, S Neth humanist, dies at about 50  

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


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