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Historical Events In December - 20

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1860  SC votes 169-0 for Ordinance of Secession, first state to secede on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1860  South Carolina secedes from the American Union, and joined the Confederacy on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1860  SC votes 169-0 for Ordinace of Secession, 1st state to secede on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1861  Battle of Dranesville, VA on December - 20.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1862  -Dec 20th] Battle of Kelly's Ford, VA on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1862  Robert Knox on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1864  -Dec 27th] Battle of Ft Fisher, NC on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1865  On December - 20 de Clear-Alkmaar railway opens  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1865  On December - 20 maude Gonne, Irish nationalist (Irish Joan of Arc)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1867  Fini Valdemar Henriques, composer on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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1868  On this day in history harvey S Firestone, Industrialist, where the rubber meets the road  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1869  Charley Grapewin, Xenia OH, actor (Wizard of Oz, Libeled Lady) on December - 20.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1870  Pieter C Boutens, Dutch poet (Voices, Carmina) on December - 20.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1871  On December - 20 henry Kimball Hadley, composer  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1872  Lorenzo Perosi, Italian composer on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1875  On this day in history t F Powys, Wales, writer (Captain Patch, Goat Green)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1875  Michail P Pogodin, Russian historian/writer (Povesti), dies at 75 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1876  On this day in history jan Van Oudshoorn, [Jan K Feylbrief], Dutch writer (Maze of Senses)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1876  Hannah Omish, at 12 is youngest ever hanged in US on December - 20.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1879  Tom Edison privately demonstrated incandescent light at Menlo Park on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1880  New York's Broadway lit by electricity, becomes known as "Great White Way" on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1880  On this day in history battle at Bronker's Spruit, Transvaal: Farmers beat Britten  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1881  Branch Rickey, baseball executive (Dodgers) on December - 20.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1883  International cantilever railway bridge opens at Niagara Falls on December - 20.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1883  On December - 20 intl cantilever railway bridge opens at Niagara Falls  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1884  Marius HLW "Max" Blokzijl, Dutch nazi collaborator/traitor on December - 20.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1886  On December - 20 domingo Julio Gomez Garcia, composer  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1889  Bozidar Sirola, composer on December - 20.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1891  On December - 20 strongman Louis Cyr withstands the pull of 4 horses  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1891  Strongman Louis Cyr withstands pull of 4 horses on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1892  On December - 20 phileas Fogg completes around world trip, according to Verne  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1892  On this day in history pneumatic automobile tire patented, Syracuse NY  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1893  First state anti-lynching statue approved, in Georgia on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1893  On this day in history 1st state anti-lynching statue approved, in Georgia  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Famous People Born On This Day In History

1494  Oronce Finé, French mathematician (d. 1555) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1537  King John III of Sweden (d. 1592) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1539  On this day in history birth of paul Melissus [Paul Schede], German poet/composer  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1566  On December - 20 birth of edward Wightman, English Baptist preacher (d. 1612)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1579  On this day in history birth of john Fletcher, Elizabethan dramatist (Phylaster) (baptized)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1594  Giovanni Battista Gagliano, composer was born on December - 20.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1606  Christoph Schultze, composer was born on December - 20.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1626  Veit Ludwig von Seckendorff, German statesman (d. 1692) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Famous Deaths In December - 20

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0069  On December - 20 death of aulus Vitellius, Roman commandant of Rhine & 7th emperor, murdered  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

0217  Death of Pope Zephyrinus on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

0860  On this day in history death of king Ethelbald of Wessex  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

0910  On December - 20 alfonso III de Great, king of Asturias, dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1022  On December - 20 death of elvira Mendes, wife of Alfonso V of Castile (b. 996)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1073  On December - 20 domingo, Spanish monastery founder/abbot/saint, dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1355  On December - 20 stefanus IX Uros IV Dusan, king (1331-46)/Serbia (1346-55), dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1494  Death of Matteo Maria Boiardo, Italian poet on December - 20.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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