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Historical Events Happened In October - 20

Friday, 25 April 2014

1859  On this day in history g B Studd, cricketer (brother of C T, 4 Tests for England)  

1862  On this day in history amnesty proclaimed for escaped slaves of Suriname  

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

1864  Stephen Dodson Ramseur, Confederate gen-major, dies at 27 on this day in history.  

1870  On this day in history 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  On this day in history p T Barnum Hippodrome featuring "Greatest Show on Earth," opens (NYC)  

1874  Charles Edward Ives, Danbury Ct, composer (Holiday Quick Step) on this day in history.  

1876  On this day in history jeronimo de Bosch Kemper, Dutch sociologist/historian, dies at 68  

1877  On this day in history franz Schubert's 2nd Symphony in B, premieres  

1877  On this day in history josephine McGill, composer  

1880  Amsterdam Free University opens on this day in history.  

1882  Bela Lugosi, Hungary, actor (Dracula, Plan 9 From Outer Space) on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1883  Max Bruch's "Kol Nidre," 1st performed on this day in history.  

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  Addison Richards, Zanesville OH, actor (Pentagon, Fighting Seabees) on this day in history.  

1888  Chicago & All America baseball teams play exhibition in Auckland, NZ on this day in history.  

1889  On this day in history 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  Pike's Peak railroad completed on this day in history.  

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

1891  On this day in history 1st International 6 day bike race (NY MSG) begins  

1891  James Chadwick, English physicist (discovered neutron) on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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

1656  Nicolas de Largillière, French painter (d. 1746) was born on this day in history.  

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  Henry X the Trotse, duke of Bayern (1126-38), dies on this day in history.  

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

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  On this day in history jacopo di Piero della Quercia, Italian sculptor, dies at about 64  

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.