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 This day in History - November 20
393 Historic Events for November 20
1719

Sweden and Hannover sign peace Treaty of Stockholm

Event
1726

Oliver Wolcott, (Ct-Gov)/signed Decl of Independence [NS=Dec 1]

Birth
1737

Caroline of Ansbach, queen of Great-Britain, dies

Death
1741

Melchior de Polignac, French diplomat/clergyman, dies

Death
1750

Wilhelmus Schortinghuis, theologist (Christian religion), dies at 50

Death
1752

Thomas Chatterton, English poet (Christabel)

Birth
1755

English minister William Pitt Sr resigns

Event
1757

Giovanni Battista Gaiani, composer

Birth
1758

Johan Helmich Roman, Finnish composer/violist, dies at 64

Death
1759

Nikolaus Paul Zmeskall, composer

Birth
1759

-22] Battle in Bay of Quiberon, British beat French

Event
1761

Pius VIII, [Francesco S Castiglioni], Italy, 253rd Pope (1829-30)

Birth
1764

Christian Goldbach, German mathematician, dies

Death
1765

Friedrich Heinrich Himmel, composer

Birth
1766

John Wall Calcott, composer

Birth
1780

Britain declares war on Holland

Event
1781

Karl F Eichhorn, German law historian

Birth
1789

New Jersey is 1st state to ratify Bill of Rights

Event
1795

Cura‡ao govt forbids slave work on Sunday

Event
1802

James Lawrence Lardner, Comm (Union Navy), died in 1881

Birth
1805

Beethoven's "Fidelio," premieres in Vienna

Event
1815

Russia, Prussia, Austria and England signs Great Alliance

Event
1815

2nd Peace of Paris: France and allies

Event
1817

1st Seminole War begins in Florida

Event
1819

douard Joseph Stevens, Belgian animal painter/graphic artist

Birth