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Historical Events In August - 20

Wednesday, 28 July 2021

1856  On August - 20 wilberforce University forms in Ohio  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1856  Innokenti F Annenski, Russian poet/interpreter (Laodania) [NS Sept 1] on August - 20.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1856  On this day in history philipp Jakob Riotte, composer, dies at 80  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1860  On August - 20 raymond Poincaré, France, president/PM (1912)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1861  Skirmish at Jonesboro MO on August - 20.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1864  On August - 20 8th/last day of battle at Deep Bottom Run Va (about 3900 casualties)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1864  On this day in history daniel Chaplin, US Union brig-general, dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1865  On August - 20 pres Johnson proclaims an end to "insurrection" in Tx  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1866  On this day in history pres Andrew Johnson formally declares Civil War over  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1873  Eliel Saarinen, Finland, architect (GM Tech Institute, Mich) on August - 20.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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1879  On this day in history govt Kappeijne of Coppello resigns  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1881  Edgar Albert Guest, Detroit Mich, poet/newspaperman on August - 20.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1882  The first CPR train reaches Regina Saskatchewan on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1882  On this day in history tchaikovsky's "1812 Overture" opens in Moscow  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1885  Dino Campana, Italian poet (Canti orfici) on August - 20.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1885  On August - 20 edouard J A Agneessens, Flemish painter (Slave Market), dies at 42  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1886  On August - 20 paul Tillich, German/US theologist (Die sozial Entscheidung)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1888  On August - 20 longest US men's single tournament match Palmer Presbrey defeats T S Tailer, 19-21, 8-6, 6-1, 6-4, an 80-game 1st-round contest  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1888  George Sklavos, composer on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1889  Witold Friemann, composer on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1890  The birth of H.P Lovecraft, American writer on August - 20.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1890  H P Lovecraft, US, Gothic novelist (At the Mountains of Madness) on August - 20.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1893  Shechita (ritual slaughtering) prohibited in Switzerland on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1895  Start of Sherlock Holmes "Adventure of Norwood Builder" (BG) on August - 20.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1896  Dial telephone patented on August - 20.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1897  Tarjei Vesaas, Norwegian author (Det Store Spelet) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1898  On August - 20 g Kraus, director Santpoort (Insanity in Netherlands)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1899  On August - 20 hanns Lilje, German Lutherian bishop/antifascist (Church und Welt)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1900  Great Britain beats France in cricket in Olympic Games on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1900  On August - 20 edward J "Murt" O'Donoghue, snooker player, 1st witnessed 147 break  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1901  Fawcett committee visits Mafeking concentration camp in Cape Colony on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1901  On this day in history salvatore Quasimodo, Italy, poet/critic/translator (Nobel 1959)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1902  On this day in history ernest Charles Melvin Patrick Ekundio Marke, club owner  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1904  Jaap [Jacob AW] Burger, chairman (PvdA) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Famous Birthdays In August - 20

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1517  On August - 20 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 August - 20 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 August - 20.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1666  Alphonse d' Eve, composer was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Famous Deaths In August - 20

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0535  On August - 20 death of mochta of Louth, disciple of St. Patrick  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1153  On August - 20 bernard[us] van Clairvaux, French saint, dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1538  Death of Aefgen Listinck, Dutch anabaptist, burned at stake on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1572  Death of Miguel López de Legazpi, Spanish conquistador (b. 1502) on August - 20.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1580  On August - 20 death of jeronymo Osorio, Portuguese historian (b. 1506)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1632  On August - 20 death of valentin de Boulogne, French painter, buried at 38  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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