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Historical Events Happened In October - 20

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1859  On October - 20 g B Studd, cricketer (brother of C T, 4 Tests for England)  

1862  Amnesty proclaimed for escaped slaves of Suriname on October - 20.  

1864  Lincoln formaly establishes Thanksgiving as a natl holiday on October - 20.  

1864  On October - 20 stephen Dodson Ramseur, Confederate gen-major, dies at 27  

1870  On October - 20 michael William Balfe, composer (Bohemian Girl), dies at 62  

1871  Frederick Burton, IN, actor (One Way Passage) on this day in history.  

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

1877  On this day in history josephine McGill, composer  

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  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  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 October - 20 gerhart Hauptmann's "Vor Sonnenaufgang," premieres in Berlin  

1889  Margaret Dumont, actress-Marx Brothers' foil (Day at the Races) on this day in history.  

1890  On October - 20 pike's Peak railroad completed.  

1891  On this day in history first International 6 day bike race begins in New York  

1891  1st International 6 day bike race (NY MSG) begins on October - 20.  

1891  On October - 20 james Chadwick, English physicist (discovered neutron)  

1893  Charlie Chase, US actor/director (Sons of Desert) on this day in history.  

1895  On October - 20 rex Ingram, US actor (Tarzan of the Apes, 10 Commandments)  

1896  On October - 20 nat Holman, basketball coach (CCNY)  

1897  On this day in history 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  Evelyn Brent, Tampa FL, actress (Panama Lady, Last Coomand) on this day in history.  

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Famous People Born On This Day In History

1435  Andrea Della Robbia, Florence, sculptor, nephew of Luca was born on this day in history.  

1475  Giovanni Rucellai, Italian poet (Le Api) was born on October - 20.  

1496  Claude de Lutherans, duke of Guise was born on this day in history.  

1616  On October - 20 birth of thomas Bartholin, Danish physician, mathematician, and theologian (d. 1680)  

1620  Aelbert Cuyp, Dutch painter (d. 1691) was born on this day in history.  

1632  On this day in history birth of christopher Wren, England, astronomer/great architect  

1637  Nicolaas van der Veken, Flemish sculptor (confessional chairs) was born on this day in history.  

1656  On October - 20 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  On this day in history henry X the Trotse, duke of Bayern (1126-38), dies  

1187  Urbanus III, [Umberto Crivelli], Italian Pope (1185-87), dies on this day in history.  

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

1274  On this day in history engelbert II of Falkenburg, archbishop of Cologne, dies  

1438  On October - 20 jacopo di Piero della Quercia, Italian sculptor, dies at about 64  

1525  On October - 20 joannes Custos, S Neth humanist, dies at about 50  

1570  On this day in history death of joão de Barros, Portuguese historian (b. 1496)