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Historical Events In August - 20

Wednesday, 10 August 2022

1672  Cornelis de Witt, Dutch, statesman, lynched at 49 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1679  On August - 20 jacob Alting, Dutch theologist, dies at 60  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1702  On August - 20 stepan F graaf Apraksin, Russian general-fieldmarshal  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1710  On this day in history thomas Simpson, English mathematician (rules of Simpson)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1720  Bernard de Bury, composer on August - 20.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1741  Alaska discovered by Danish explorer Vitus Bering on August - 20.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1745  Bonnie Prince Charlie reaches Blair Castle Scotland on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1756  On August - 20 bernardo Bittoni, composer  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1764  Charles F Bentinck, Dutch minister of Colonies on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1778  On this day in history bernardo O'Higgins, won independence for Chile  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1781  George Washington begins to move his troops south to fight Cornwallis on August - 20.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1785  Oliver Hazard Perry, US Naval hero ("We have met the enemy") on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1788  On August - 20 jose Bernardo Alcedo, composer  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1791  Danish navigator Vitus Jonas Bering discovers Alaska on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1794  On August - 20 gen Mad Anthony Wayne routes Indians at Fallen Timbers, Ohio  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1794  On August - 20 gen Mad Anthony Wayne defeated the Indians at Fallen Timbers Ohio  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1795  Joseph Haydn returns to Vienna from England on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1799  On this day in history heinrich WA Freiherr von Gagern, German liberal politician  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1799  Johann Christian Gottlob Eidenbenz, composer, dies at 37 on August - 20.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1802  On August - 20 cadwalader Ringgold, Commander (Union Navy), died in 1867  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1804  On August - 20 charles Floyd, only fatality of the Lewis & Clark Expedition  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1811  On August - 20 gilman Marston, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1890  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1813  Jan Krtitel Vanhal, composer, dies at 74 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1820  On August - 20 adolfe Louis Eugene Fetis, composer  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1823  On August - 20 pius VII, [Luigi B Chiaramonti], Pope (1800-23), dies at 83  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1824  Absalom Baird, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1905 on August - 20.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1825  Richard Wainwright, composer, dies at 68 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1828  Gioacchino Rossini's opera "Le Comte Ory," premieres in Paris on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1832  On this day in history thaddeus Sobieski Constantine Lowe, inventor, died in 1913  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1833  The birth of Benjamin Harrison, Former (23rd) US President on August - 20.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1833  On August - 20 benjamin Harrison, North Bend Ohio, (R) 23rd Pres (1889-1893)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1842  Juliaan de Vriendt, Flemish painter on August - 20.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1852  Steamer "Atlantic" collided with fishing boat, sinks with 250 aboard on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1854  On August - 20 friedrich WJ von Schelling, German philosopher, dies at 79  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Famous People Born On This Day In History

1517  On this day in history birth of antoine Perrenot de Granvelle, cardinal/viceroy of Naples (1571-75)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1526  Peter Opmeer, church historian/humanist (Historia Martyrum) was born on August - 20.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1561  On this day in history birth of jacopo Peri, composer  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1625  On August - 20 birth of thomas Corneille, French playwright  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1632  On August - 20 birth of louis Bourdaloue, French Jesuit preacher (d. 1704)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1637  Cornelis Van Aerssen, Dutch governor/co-owner of Surinam was born on August - 20.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1665  Bernardus Smijtegelt, vicar (Gekrookte Reed) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1666  Alphonse d' Eve, composer was born on August - 20.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Famous Deaths In August - 20

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0535  Death of Mochta of Louth, disciple of St. Patrick on August - 20.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

0984  On August - 20 john XIV, [Petrus Canepanova], Italian Pope (983-84), dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1153  On this day in history bernard[us] van Clairvaux, French saint, dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1384  Geert Great, [Gerardus Magnus], theologist (Getijdenboek), dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1538  Death of Aefgen Listinck, Dutch anabaptist, burned at stake on August - 20.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1572  Death of Miguel López de Legazpi, Spanish conquistador (b. 1502) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1580  On this day in history death of jeronymo Osorio, Portuguese historian (b. 1506)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1632  Death of Valentin de Boulogne, French painter, buried at 38 on August - 20.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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