Historical Events Happened In October - 20
Tuesday, 28 July 2015
1859 G B Studd, cricketer (brother of C T, 4 Tests for England) on this day in history.
1862 On October - 20 amnesty proclaimed for escaped slaves of Suriname
1864 On this day in history lincoln formaly establishes Thanksgiving as a natl holiday
1864 On October - 20 stephen Dodson Ramseur, Confederate gen-major, dies at 27
1870 On this day in history michael William Balfe, composer (Bohemian Girl), dies at 62
1871 Frederick Burton, IN, actor (One Way Passage) on this day in history.
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 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.
1877 On October - 20 franz Schubert's 2nd Symphony in B, premieres
1877 Josephine McGill, composer on October - 20.
1880 On this day in history amsterdam Free University opens
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 October - 20 treaty of Ancon, Peru cedes Tarapaca to Chile
1883 Max Bruch's "Kol Nidre," 1st performed on October - 20.
1884 On this day in history the birth of Bela Lugosi, Hungarian actor
1884 On this day in history thomas Chalmers, NYC, actor (Blind Alleys, Outrage)
1887 Addison Richards, Zanesville OH, actor (Pentagon, Fighting Seabees) on this day in history.
1888 On this day in history chicago & All America baseball teams play exhibition in Auckland, NZ
1889 On this day in history gerhart Hauptmann's "Vor Sonnenaufgang," premieres in Berlin
1889 On October - 20 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 1st International 6 day bike race (NY MSG) begins on October - 20.
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 On October - 20 rex Ingram, US actor (Tarzan of the Apes, 10 Commandments)
1896 On this day in history nat Holman, basketball coach (CCNY)
1897 On October - 20 jevsei G Liberman, Ukrainian economist (Plan, profit, bonuses)
1898 NC Mutual & Provident Insurance Company forms on this day in history.
1899 Battle at Talana Hill Natal: British army vs Boers on October - 20.
1899 Evelyn Brent, Tampa FL, actress (Panama Lady, Last Coomand) on October - 20.