Advertisements
RSS Feed | Birthdays | Deaths | Events Calendar | Holidays

 

Share This Page

Share This Page With Friends Via
 

Find A Historical Year

  • [ * 1988 ]
 

Yearwise Historical Events

 

Monthwise Historical Events

 

Events & Holidays Celebrated Today

Countrywise Events & Holidays »

  • Liberation Day (Guam)
  • National Day (Belgium)
  • Schoelcher Day (Abolition of Slavery) (Sint Maarten / St. Martin)
  • St. George Festa (Malta)
  • Victor Schoelcher Day (Guadeloupe)
  • View All »
 

Days In October

 

Poll

  • Does Islam Preach Terrorism?
    Yes
    No
    Don't Know
 

Latest Events Listers

 

Famous Quotes

 

Find Us On Facebook

 

Can You Spare A Dollar To Support Us?

 

Advertisements

 

Historical Events For October - 20

Friday, 21 July 2017

1859  On this day in history 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  Michael William Balfe, composer (Bohemian Girl), dies at 62 on October - 20.  

1871  Frederick Burton, IN, actor (One Way Passage) on October - 20.  

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

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

1874  Charles Edward Ives, Danbury Ct, composer (Holiday Quick Step) on October - 20.  

1876  Jeronimo de Bosch Kemper, Dutch sociologist/historian, dies at 68 on this day in history.  

Advertisements

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

1877  On this day in history josephine McGill, composer  

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  Olegario Victor Andrade, Argentina poet (El arpa perdida), dies at 41 on October - 20.  

1883  Treaty of Ancon, Peru cedes Tarapaca to Chile on this day in history.  

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  On October - 20 thomas Chalmers, NYC, actor (Blind Alleys, Outrage)  

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  Gerhart Hauptmann's "Vor Sonnenaufgang," premieres in Berlin on this day in history.  

1889  Margaret Dumont, actress-Marx Brothers' foil (Day at the Races) on October - 20.  

1890  On this day in history pike's Peak railroad completed.  

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

1891  On this day in history 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 October - 20.  

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

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

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)  

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

Matched Content
Advertisements

Making Of History Captured

Watch Rare Video Clips Of Historical Events

  • TOP 5 Ancient Weapons
  • Trial Of Caruso
  • Ethiopia, Africa's Ancient Kingdom, 1961
  • WW1 Narrow gauge train lines in France - World War One Archive Footage - WDTVLIVE42
  • Top 5 Oldest Cars in the world
  • History of Diesel Engines - 1952 Educational Documentary Ella73TV
  • The History of Weightlifting
  • The History of the Olympics
  • The Olympics (1948) #2
  • Top 10 Battles in History
  • 10 Most Evil People in History
  • 5 Most Brutal Prisons in History
  • Corbett and Courtney Before the Kinetograph (1894) - 1st Filmed Sport (Boxing) - Dickson | Edison
  • Oldest football footage ever (American football/Gridiron)
  • 1897 Football Oldest Footage Possibly - Arsenal

Famous Birthdays In October - 20

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 October - 20.  

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

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

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  Nicolas de Largillière, French painter (d. 1746) was born on October - 20.  

Advertisements

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  Urbanus III, [Umberto Crivelli], Italian Pope (1185-87), dies on October - 20.  

1268  Conrad Hohenstaufen, [Conrad van Zwaben], son of Conrad IV, dies on October - 20.  

1274  Engelbert II of Falkenburg, archbishop of Cologne, dies on October - 20.  

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 October - 20.  

1570  Death of João de Barros, Portuguese historian (b. 1496) on October - 20.  

Poll

Cast Your Vote

Does Islam Preach Terrorism?
Yes
No
Don't Know
 
Can You Spare A Dollar To Support Us?

Click Here To Donate $1.00 To Hisdates.Com

**Donator Names Shall Appear On The Site Leaderboard