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Historical Events Happened In October - 20

Sunday, 20 April 2014

1859  G B Studd, cricketer (brother of C T, 4 Tests for England) on this day in history.  

1862  Amnesty proclaimed for escaped slaves of Suriname on this day in history.  

1864  Lincoln formaly establishes Thanksgiving as a natl holiday on this day in history.  

1864  On this day in history 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  On this day in history frederick Burton, IN, actor (One Way Passage)  

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  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 this day in history.  

1877  Franz Schubert's 2nd Symphony in B, premieres on this day in history.  

1877  Josephine McGill, composer on this day in history.  

1880  Amsterdam Free University opens on this day in history.  

1882  On this day in history 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  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 this day in history thomas Chalmers, NYC, actor (Blind Alleys, Outrage)  

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 this day in history 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  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 this day in history charlie Chase, US actor/director (Sons of Desert)  

1895  Rex Ingram, US actor (Tarzan of the Apes, 10 Commandments) on this day in history.  

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

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 this day in history.  

1899  Evelyn Brent, Tampa FL, actress (Panama Lady, Last Coomand) on this day in history.  

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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 this day in history birth of giovanni Rucellai, Italian poet (Le Api)  

1496  On this day in history birth of claude de Lutherans, duke of Guise  

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

1620  On this day in history birth of aelbert Cuyp, Dutch painter (d. 1691)  

1632  Christopher Wren, England, astronomer/great architect was born on this day in history.  

1637  On this day in history birth of nicolaas van der Veken, Flemish sculptor (confessional chairs)  

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  Eudocia Aelia Athenais, empress Oostromeinse Rich/poetess, dies on this day in history.  

1139  On this day in history henry X the Trotse, duke of Bayern (1126-38), dies  

1187  On this day in history urbanus III, [Umberto Crivelli], Italian Pope (1185-87), dies  

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

1274  Engelbert II of Falkenburg, archbishop of Cologne, dies on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1570  Death of João de Barros, Portuguese historian (b. 1496) on this day in history.