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Historical Events For October - 20

Sunday, 19 February 2017

1859  G B Studd, cricketer (brother of C T, 4 Tests for England) on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1862  On this day in history amnesty proclaimed for escaped slaves of Suriname  Click To Search About This In Google

1864  On this day in history lincoln formaly establishes Thanksgiving as a natl holiday  Click To Search About This In Google

1864  On October - 20 stephen Dodson Ramseur, Confederate gen-major, dies at 27  Click To Search About This In Google

1870  Michael William Balfe, composer (Bohemian Girl), dies at 62 on October - 20.  Click To Search About This In Google

1871  Frederick Burton, IN, actor (One Way Passage) on October - 20.  Click To Search About This In Google

1871  On October - 20 charles Babbage, English mathematician (calculator), dies at 78  Click To Search About This In Google

1873  On this day in history p T Barnum Hippodrome featuring "Greatest Show on Earth," opens (NYC)  Click To Search About This In Google

1874  On this day in history charles Edward Ives, Danbury Ct, composer (Holiday Quick Step)  Click To Search About This In Google

1876  Jeronimo de Bosch Kemper, Dutch sociologist/historian, dies at 68 on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

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1877  On October - 20 franz Schubert's 2nd Symphony in B, premieres  Click To Search About This In Google

1877  On this day in history josephine McGill, composer  Click To Search About This In Google

1880  Amsterdam Free University opens on October - 20.  Click To Search About This In Google

1882  Bela Lugosi, Hungary, actor (Dracula, Plan 9 From Outer Space) on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1882  Olegario Victor Andrade, Argentina poet (El arpa perdida), dies at 41 on October - 20.  Click To Search About This In Google

1883  Treaty of Ancon, Peru cedes Tarapaca to Chile on October - 20.  Click To Search About This In Google

1883  On October - 20 max Bruch's "Kol Nidre," 1st performed  Click To Search About This In Google

1884  The birth of Bela Lugosi, Hungarian actor on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1884  On this day in history thomas Chalmers, NYC, actor (Blind Alleys, Outrage)  Click To Search About This In Google

1887  Addison Richards, Zanesville OH, actor (Pentagon, Fighting Seabees) on October - 20.  Click To Search About This In Google

1888  On October - 20 chicago & All America baseball teams play exhibition in Auckland, NZ  Click To Search About This In Google

1889  Gerhart Hauptmann's "Vor Sonnenaufgang," premieres in Berlin on October - 20.  Click To Search About This In Google

1889  On this day in history margaret Dumont, actress-Marx Brothers' foil (Day at the Races)  Click To Search About This In Google

1890  Pike's Peak railroad completed on October - 20.  Click To Search About This In Google

1891  On this day in history first International 6 day bike race begins in New York  Click To Search About This In Google

1891  On this day in history 1st International 6 day bike race (NY MSG) begins  Click To Search About This In Google

1891  James Chadwick, English physicist (discovered neutron) on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1893  Charlie Chase, US actor/director (Sons of Desert) on October - 20.  Click To Search About This In Google

1895  Rex Ingram, US actor (Tarzan of the Apes, 10 Commandments) on October - 20.  Click To Search About This In Google

1896  On October - 20 nat Holman, basketball coach (CCNY)  Click To Search About This In Google

1897  Jevsei G Liberman, Ukrainian economist (Plan, profit, bonuses) on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1898  On this day in history nC Mutual & Provident Insurance Company forms  Click To Search About This In Google

1899  Battle at Talana Hill Natal: British army vs Boers on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1899  Evelyn Brent, Tampa FL, actress (Panama Lady, Last Coomand) on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

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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  Click To Search About This In Google

1475  On this day in history birth of giovanni Rucellai, Italian poet (Le Api)  Click To Search About This In Google

1496  On this day in history birth of claude de Lutherans, duke of Guise  Click To Search About This In Google

1616  Thomas Bartholin, Danish physician, mathematician, and theologian (d. 1680) was born on October - 20.  Click To Search About This In Google

1620  Aelbert Cuyp, Dutch painter (d. 1691) was born on October - 20.  Click To Search About This In Google

1632  Christopher Wren, England, astronomer/great architect was born on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1637  On this day in history birth of nicolaas van der Veken, Flemish sculptor (confessional chairs)  Click To Search About This In Google

1656  On October - 20 birth of nicolas de Largillière, French painter (d. 1746)  Click To Search About This In Google

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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.  Click To Search About This In Google

1139  Henry X the Trotse, duke of Bayern (1126-38), dies on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1187  Urbanus III, [Umberto Crivelli], Italian Pope (1185-87), dies on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1268  On this day in history conrad Hohenstaufen, [Conrad van Zwaben], son of Conrad IV, dies  Click To Search About This In Google

1274  On this day in history engelbert II of Falkenburg, archbishop of Cologne, dies  Click To Search About This In Google

1438  On October - 20 jacopo di Piero della Quercia, Italian sculptor, dies at about 64  Click To Search About This In Google

1525  On this day in history joannes Custos, S Neth humanist, dies at about 50  Click To Search About This In Google

1570  Death of João de Barros, Portuguese historian (b. 1496) on October - 20.  Click To Search About This In Google

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