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Historical Events In May - 20

Thursday, 19 September 2019

1834  Marie-Joseph-Paul-Yves-Roch-Gilbert de Motier, nobleman, dies on May - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1835  On this day in history otto is named the first modern king of Greece.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1840  On May - 20 york Minster was badly damaged by fire  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1841  On May - 20 sara Louisa Oberholtz, social reformer, anti-smoking advocate  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1841  On this day in history joseph Blanco White, theological writert, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1844  On this day in history henri Julien Felix Rousseau, French ambassador/painter (Dream)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1845  The first legislative assembly convenes in Hawaii on May - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1845  1st legislative assembly convenes in Hawaii on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1847  Mary Lamb, writer, dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1850  Eaton Faning, composer on May - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1851  Emile Berliner, Germany, inventor (flat phonograph record) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1856  On May - 20 henri E Cross [Delacroix], French painter  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1861  On this day in history cornerstone of University of Washington laid in Seattle  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1861  Kentucky proclaims its neutrality in Civil War on May - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1861  On May - 20 north Carolina becomes 11th & last state to secede from Union  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1862  On May - 20 homestead Act provides cheap land for settlement of the West  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1862  Homestead Act provides cheap land for settlement of West on May - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1864  On this day in history battle at Ware Bottom Church VA, 1,400 killed or injured  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1864  On this day in history spotsylvania-campaign ends after 10,920 killed/injured person  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1864  Battle at Ware Bottom Church, Virginia, 1,400 killed or injured on May - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1864  John Clare, English poet (Little Trotty Wagtail), dies at 70 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1867  British parliament rejects John Stuart Mills law on women suffrage on May - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1867  Royal Albert Hall foundation laid by Queen Victoria on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1867  On this day in history brit parliament rejects John Stuart Mills law on women suffrage  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1868  On this day in history republican National Convention, meets in Chicago, nominates Grant  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1870  On May - 20 second Chamber abolishes capital punishment  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1874  On May - 20 levi Strauss markets blue jeans with copper rivets, price $13.50 doz  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1874  On this day in history folkert E Posthuma, Dutch minister of Agriculture/Industry  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1875  On May - 20 international Bureau of Weights & Measures established by treaty  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1875  Intl Bureau of Weights & Measures forms by treaty on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1875  On May - 20 amalia, wife of King Otto of Greece, dies at 58  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1876  John Owen Jones, composer on May - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1876  On this day in history harold, grandson of English queen Victoria, dies at 8 days old  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1879  The Department of Railways and Canals comes into effect with a Minister having jurisdiction over all railways pertaining to the Dominion Government. Previously this function had been covered by the Department of Public Works on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1315  Bonne of Luxembourg, wife of John II of France (d. 1349) was born on May - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1364  Henry Percy, [Harry Hotspur], British soldier/politican was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1470  On May - 20 birth of pietro Bembo, cardinal/theologian  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1537  On May - 20 birth of hieronymus Fabricius Ab, Aquapend Italy, physician (De Formato Foetu)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1547  Melchior Bischoff, composer was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1554  On May - 20 birth of paulo Bellasio, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1593  Jacob Jordaens, Flemish barok artist was born on May - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1593  On May - 20 birth of salomo Glassius, German theologian (d. 1656)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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0685  Death of King Ecgfrith of Northumbria (b. 645) on May - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1277  John XXI, [Petrus Juliani/Hispanus], Port Pope (1276-77), dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1285  On May - 20 death of john II of Jerusalem, King of Cyprus (b. 1259)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1444  Bernardinus van Siena, Italian saint, dies at 63 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1449  On May - 20 peter, Prince/regent of Portugal/writer (Virtuosa Benfeitoria), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1471  On this day in history henry VI, king of England (1422-61, 70-71)/France (1431-71), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1503  On May - 20 death of lorenzo de Medici, Italian patron (b. 1463)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1506  Christopher Columbus, explorer, dies in poverty, in Spain at 55 on May - 20.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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