Historical Events For September - 20
Saturday, 21 January 2017
1832 On September - 20 johann Joseph Abert, composer
1833 On this day in history charles Darwin rides horse to Buenos Aires
1833 On September - 20 ernesto Teodoro Moneta, Italy, journalist (Nobel Peace Prize 1907)
1835 On September - 20 farroupilha's Revolution begins in Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil.
1839 On this day in history 1st railroad in Netherland opens (Amsterdam-Haarlem)
1839 Jose Gaspar de Francia, dictator of Paraguay (1816-39), dies at 74 on this day in history.
1842 James Dewar, Scottish chemist/physicist (Dewarfles/cordiet) on September - 20.
1846 On September - 20 agnes Tyrrell, composer
1847 On September - 20 sergei G Netsjajev, Russian nihilist (Catechism Revolutionary)
1848 The American Association for the Advancement of Science is created on September - 20.
1850 On September - 20 slave trade abolished in DC, but slavery allowed to continue
1852 On September - 20 edouard baron Empain, Belgian railway builder (Paris Metro)
1854 On September - 20 british and French defeat Russians at Alma, in the Crimea
1854 On September - 20 battle at Alma Krim: 1,000 British soldiers died
1859 Patent granted on the electric range on September - 20.
1859 On September - 20 george Simpson patents electric range
1859 Yuan She-k'ai, Chinese general/president/dictator on this day in history.
1860 On this day in history first British royalty to visit US, Prince of Wales (King Edward VII)
1860 On this day in history 1st British royalty to visit US, Prince of Wales (King Edward VII)
1861 Battle of Lexington, MI-captured by Union on this day in history.
1863 On this day in history civil War Battle of Chickamauga, near Chattanooga, Tenn, ends
1863 On September - 20 battle of Shepardstown VA
1863 On September - 20 benjamin Hardin Helm, US attorney/Confederate brig-general, dies at 33
1865 On September - 20 lubor Niederle, Czech archaeologist/slavist
1865 On September - 20 william H Revere Jr, US Union brig-general, dies
1866 Gustave Doret, composer on this day in history.
1869 On this day in history george Robey, [George Edward Wade], comic
1870 On this day in history italian army under Victor Emmanuel II seizes Rome from the French
1871 Bishop John Coleridge Patteson martyred on the island of Nukapu, a Polynesian outlier island now in the Temotu province of the Solomon Islands. He was the first bishop of Melanesia on this day in history.
1872 Maurice Gamelin, French generalissimo on September - 20.
1873 On September - 20 panic sweeps NY Stock Exchange (railroad bond default/bank failure)
1873 Panic sweeps NY Stock Exchange (railroad bond default/bank failure) NY shut banks for 10 days due to a bank scandal on September - 20.
1873 On September - 20 robert D Wrenn, tennis champ (US Open
1873 On September - 20 lulu Strauss und Torney, German poetess/writer, dies