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Historical Events Happened In October - 20

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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 this day in history.  

1864  On October - 20 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  Frederick Burton, IN, actor (One Way Passage) on October - 20.  

1871  On October - 20 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 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.  

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1877  Franz Schubert's 2nd Symphony in B, premieres on October - 20.  

1877  On October - 20 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  Treaty of Ancon, Peru cedes Tarapaca to Chile on October - 20.  

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

1884  On October - 20 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 October - 20.  

1888  Chicago & All America baseball teams play exhibition in Auckland, NZ on October - 20.  

1889  Gerhart Hauptmann's "Vor Sonnenaufgang," premieres in Berlin on this day in history.  

1889  On this day in history margaret Dumont, actress-Marx Brothers' foil (Day at the Races)  

1890  Pike's Peak railroad completed on October - 20.  

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

1891  On October - 20 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  On October - 20 rex Ingram, US actor (Tarzan of the Apes, 10 Commandments)  

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

1897  On this day in history jevsei G Liberman, Ukrainian economist (Plan, profit, bonuses)  

1898  On this day in history nC Mutual & Provident Insurance Company forms  

1899  Battle at Talana Hill Natal: British army vs Boers on October - 20.  

1899  Evelyn Brent, Tampa FL, actress (Panama Lady, Last Coomand) on October - 20.  

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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  

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

1496  On October - 20 birth of claude de Lutherans, duke of Guise  

1616  Thomas Bartholin, Danish physician, mathematician, and theologian (d. 1680) was born on October - 20.  

1620  On October - 20 birth of aelbert Cuyp, Dutch painter (d. 1691)  

1632  On October - 20 birth of christopher Wren, England, astronomer/great architect  

1637  Nicolaas van der Veken, Flemish sculptor (confessional chairs) was born on October - 20.  

1656  On this day in history birth of nicolas de Largillière, French painter (d. 1746)  

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

1187  On October - 20 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  On this day in history engelbert II of Falkenburg, archbishop of Cologne, dies  

1438  Jacopo di Piero della Quercia, Italian sculptor, dies at about 64 on October - 20.  

1525  Joannes Custos, S Neth humanist, dies at about 50 on October - 20.  

1570  On October - 20 death of joão de Barros, Portuguese historian (b. 1496)  

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