Famous Deaths In October - 20
Thursday, 23 January 2020
0460 On October - 20 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 October - 20.
1274 On October - 20 engelbert II of Falkenburg, archbishop of Cologne, dies
1438 On October - 20 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 JoÃ£o de Barros, Portuguese historian (b. 1496) on this day in history.
1631 On October - 20 death of michael Maestlin, German astronomer and mathematician (b. 1550)
1640 Death of John Ball, English Puritan clergyman (b. 1585) on this day in history.
1652 On this day in history death of antonio Coello, Spanish writer (b. 1611)
1676 Christopher Gibbons, composer, dies at 61 on this day in history.
1713 On this day in history death of archibald Pitcairne, Scottish physician (b. 1652)
1740 Karl VI, German emperor (1711-40), dies on this day in history.
1765 On October - 20 william August duke of Cumberland, Engl supreme commander, dies at 44
1794 On this day in history james Adam, System architect (essays on agriculture), dies at about 64
1819 Lambert-Francois Godecharle, composer, dies at 66 on this day in history.
1842 On this day in history death of grace Darling, English heroine (b. 1815)
1864 On this day in history stephen Dodson Ramseur, Confederate gen-major, dies at 27
1865 On this day in history death of champ Ferguson, Confederate guerrilla (b. 1821)
1870 On October - 20 michael William Balfe, composer (Bohemian Girl), dies at 62
1871 On October - 20 charles Babbage, English mathematician (calculator), dies at 78
1876 Jeronimo de Bosch Kemper, Dutch sociologist/historian, dies at 68 on this day in history.
1882 Olegario Victor Andrade, Argentina poet (El arpa perdida), dies at 41 on October - 20.
1890 On this day in history death of sir Richard Burton, British explorer and writer (b. 1821)
1899 On October - 20 robert H "Bobby" Gunning, Brit colonel (60th Rifles), dies in battle
1900 Charles Dudley Warner, US writer (As We Go), dies at 70 on this day in history.
1904 On this day in history henry Hiles, composer, dies at 77
1906 On this day in history william "Buck" Ewing, hall of fame catcher (NY Giants), dies at 67
1907 On October - 20 death of said Pasha Kurd, Kurdish statesman (b.1834)
1910 Death of David B. Hill, Governor of New York (b. 1843) on October - 20.
1913 On October - 20 leander Schlegel, composer, dies at 69
1920 On October - 20 max Bruch, German composer (Kol Nidre), dies at 82
1926 Death of Eugene Debs, American labor leader and Socialist presidential candidate (b. 1855) on October - 20.