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Historical Events Happened In October - 20

Monday, 24 November 2014

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 this day in history.  

1864  Stephen Dodson Ramseur, Confederate gen-major, dies at 27 on October - 20.  

1870  Michael William Balfe, composer (Bohemian Girl), dies at 62 on this day in history.  

1871  On October - 20 frederick Burton, IN, actor (One Way Passage)  

1871  On this day in history 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 October - 20 charles Edward Ives, Danbury Ct, composer (Holiday Quick Step)  

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

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

1882  Olegario Victor Andrade, Argentina poet (El arpa perdida), dies at 41 on this day in history.  

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

1883  On this day in history max Bruch's "Kol Nidre," 1st performed  

1884  The birth of Bela Lugosi, Hungarian actor on this day in history.  

1884  On October - 20 thomas Chalmers, NYC, actor (Blind Alleys, Outrage)  

1887  On this day in history addison Richards, Zanesville OH, actor (Pentagon, Fighting Seabees)  

1888  On October - 20 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  On this day in history 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  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 October - 20.  

1896  Nat Holman, basketball coach (CCNY) on October - 20.  

1897  On October - 20 jevsei G Liberman, Ukrainian economist (Plan, profit, bonuses)  

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

1899  On October - 20 battle at Talana Hill Natal: British army vs Boers  

1899  On October - 20 evelyn Brent, Tampa FL, actress (Panama Lady, Last Coomand)  

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Famous Birthdays In October - 20

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1435  On this day in history birth of andrea Della Robbia, Florence, sculptor, nephew of Luca  

1475  On October - 20 birth of giovanni Rucellai, Italian poet (Le Api)  

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  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)  

Famous Deaths In October - 20

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0460  On this day in history eudocia Aelia Athenais, empress Oostromeinse Rich/poetess, dies  

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

1187  On October - 20 urbanus III, [Umberto Crivelli], Italian Pope (1185-87), dies  

1268  On this day in history conrad Hohenstaufen, [Conrad van Zwaben], son of Conrad IV, dies  

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.