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 This day in History - October 20
417 Historic Events for October 20
1871

Frederick Burton, IN, actor (One Way Passage)

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1873

P T Barnum Hippodrome featuring "Greatest Show on Earth," opens (NYC)

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1874

Viscount Palmerston, (Whig) British PM (1855-65)

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1874

Charles Edward Ives, Danbury Ct, composer (Holiday Quick Step)

Birth
1876

Jeronimo de Bosch Kemper, Dutch sociologist/historian, dies at 68

Death
1877

Franz Schubert's 2nd Symphony in B, premieres

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1877

Josephine McGill, composer

Birth
1880

Amsterdam Free University opens

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1882

Bela Lugosi, Hungary, actor (Dracula, Plan 9 From Outer Space)

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1882

Olegario V¡ctor Andrade, Argentina poet (El arpa perdida), dies at 41

Death
1883

Max Bruch's "Kol Nidre," 1st performed

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1883

Treaty of Ancon, Peru cedes Tarapaca to Chile

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1884

Thomas Chalmers, NYC, actor (Blind Alleys, Outrage)

Birth
1887

John Warburton, Huddersfield England, actor (Saratoga Trunk)

Birth
1887

Addison Richards, Zanesville OH, actor (Pentagon, Fighting Seabees)

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1888

Chicago and All America baseball teams play exhibition in Auckland, NZ

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1889

Margaret Dumont, actress-Marx Brothers' foil (Day at the Races)

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1889

Gerhart Hauptmann's "Vor Sonnenaufgang," premieres in Berlin

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1891

Jomo Kenyatta, Kenya opposition leader/1st premier (1963-78)

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1891

James Chadwick, English physicist (discovered neutron)

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1891

1st International 6 day bike race (NY MSG) begins

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1893

Charlie Chase, US actor/director (Sons of Desert)

Birth
1895

Rex Ingram, US actor (Tarzan of the Apes, 10 Commandments)

Birth
1896

Nat Holman, basketball coach (CCNY)

Birth
1897

Jevsei G Liberman, Ukrainian economist (Plan, profit, bonuses)

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