Historical Events Happened In October - 20
Wednesday, 29 June 2016
1859 On October - 20 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 October - 20.
1864 On this day in history 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 October - 20 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 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 October - 20.
1877 On this day in history franz Schubert's 2nd Symphony in B, premieres
1877 Josephine McGill, composer on this day in history.
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 On October - 20 olegario Victor Andrade, Argentina poet (El arpa perdida), dies at 41
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 this day in history the birth of Bela Lugosi, Hungarian actor
1884 Thomas Chalmers, NYC, actor (Blind Alleys, Outrage) on this day in history.
1887 On October - 20 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 On this day in history margaret Dumont, actress-Marx Brothers' foil (Day at the Races)
1890 On October - 20 pike's Peak railroad completed.
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 James Chadwick, English physicist (discovered neutron) on October - 20.
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 Nat Holman, basketball coach (CCNY) on October - 20.
1897 Jevsei G Liberman, Ukrainian economist (Plan, profit, bonuses) on October - 20.
1898 NC Mutual & Provident Insurance Company forms on October - 20.
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.