Historical Events Happened In October - 20
Saturday, 30 April 2016
1859 G B Studd, cricketer (brother of C T, 4 Tests for England) on October - 20.
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 Stephen Dodson Ramseur, Confederate gen-major, dies at 27 on October - 20.
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 this day in history charles Babbage, English mathematician (calculator), dies at 78
1873 P T Barnum Hippodrome featuring "Greatest Show on Earth," opens (NYC) on this day in history.
1874 Charles Edward Ives, Danbury Ct, composer (Holiday Quick Step) on this day in history.
1876 On this day in history jeronimo de Bosch Kemper, Dutch sociologist/historian, dies at 68
1877 On October - 20 franz Schubert's 2nd Symphony in B, premieres
1877 Josephine McGill, composer on this day in history.
1880 Amsterdam Free University opens on this day in history.
1882 On October - 20 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 On this day in history treaty of Ancon, Peru cedes Tarapaca to Chile
1883 Max Bruch's "Kol Nidre," 1st performed on October - 20.
1884 The birth of Bela Lugosi, Hungarian actor on this day in history.
1884 Thomas Chalmers, NYC, actor (Blind Alleys, Outrage) on October - 20.
1887 On this day in history 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 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 this day in history pike's Peak railroad completed.
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 October - 20.
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 On October - 20 rex Ingram, US actor (Tarzan of the Apes, 10 Commandments)
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 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 On October - 20 evelyn Brent, Tampa FL, actress (Panama Lady, Last Coomand)