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Historical Events For October - 20

Friday, 20 January 2017

1859  On October - 20 g B Studd, cricketer (brother of C T, 4 Tests for England)  Click To Search About This In Google

1862  On October - 20 amnesty proclaimed for escaped slaves of Suriname  Click To Search About This In Google

1864  On October - 20 lincoln formaly establishes Thanksgiving as a natl holiday  Click To Search About This In Google

1864  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1871  Frederick Burton, IN, actor (One Way Passage) on this day in history.  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  P T Barnum Hippodrome featuring "Greatest Show on Earth," opens (NYC) on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1874  On October - 20 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 October - 20.  Click To Search About This In Google

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1877  Franz Schubert's 2nd Symphony in B, premieres on October - 20.  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  On this day in history bela Lugosi, Hungary, actor (Dracula, Plan 9 From Outer Space)  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  Max Bruch's "Kol Nidre," 1st performed on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1884  On this day in history the birth of Bela Lugosi, Hungarian actor  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  On this day in history addison Richards, Zanesville OH, actor (Pentagon, Fighting Seabees)  Click To Search About This In Google

1888  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

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

1890  Pike's Peak railroad completed on this day in history.  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  1st International 6 day bike race (NY MSG) begins on this day in history.  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  On this day in history rex Ingram, US actor (Tarzan of the Apes, 10 Commandments)  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  NC Mutual & Provident Insurance Company forms on October - 20.  Click To Search About This In Google

1899  On October - 20 battle at Talana Hill Natal: British army vs Boers  Click To Search About This In Google

1899  On October - 20 evelyn Brent, Tampa FL, actress (Panama Lady, Last Coomand)  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  Andrea Della Robbia, Florence, sculptor, nephew of Luca was born on October - 20.  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 this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1620  Aelbert Cuyp, Dutch painter (d. 1691) was born on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1632  Christopher Wren, England, astronomer/great architect was born on October - 20.  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  Nicolas de Largillière, French painter (d. 1746) was born on this day in history.  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  On this day in history eudocia Aelia Athenais, empress Oostromeinse Rich/poetess, dies  Click To Search About This In Google

1139  On this day in history henry X the Trotse, duke of Bayern (1126-38), dies  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  Jacopo di Piero della Quercia, Italian sculptor, dies at about 64 on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1525  On October - 20 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 this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

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