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 This day in History - November 20
393 Historic Events for November 20
1827

Alexey Nikolayevich Titov, composer, dies at 58

Death
1829

Jews expelled from Nikolayev and Sevastopol Russia

Event
1830

Patrick Henry Jones, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1900

Birth
1833

Charles Darwin reaches Punta Gorda, sees Rio Uruguay

Event
1834

Franjo Zaver Kuhac, composer

Birth
1836

John Thomas Croxton, Bvt Mjr General (Union volunteers), died in 1874

Birth
1841

Wilfrid Laurier, (L) 7th Canadian PM (1896-1911)

Birth
1850

Arthor Goring Thomas, composer

Birth
1851

Wenzel Sedlak, composer, dies at 75

Death
1852

Charles Reade/Tom Taylor's "Masks and Faces," premieres in London

Event
1856

Farkas/Wolfgang Bolyai, Hungarian mathematician, dies at 81

Death
1858

Selma Lagerl”f, Sweden, novelist (Tales of a Manor-Nobel 1909)

Birth
1862

Confederate army of Tennessee, organizes under Gen Braxton Bragg

Event
1862

Armies of Mississippi/Kentucky merge as Army of Tennessee

Event
1862

Willem H Vliegen, Dutch typographer/co-founder/chairman (SDAP)

Birth
1863

James Bruce, Count of Elgin and Kincardine, governor Jamaica, dies at 52

Death
1863

Maria H "Mina" Beersmans, Flemish actress (Black Griet)

Birth
1864

Gerard W Kernkamp, Dutch historian/editor (Groene Amsterdammer)

Birth
1865

Howard University forms in Washington DC

Event
1866

Kenesaw Mountain Landis, judge/1st commissioner of baseball

Birth
1866

Pierre Lalemont patents rotary crank bicycle

Event
1866

Howard University founded (Wash, DC)

Event
1866

1st natl convention of Grand Army of Republic (veterans' org)

Event
1867

Vicente Ripolles, composer

Birth
1869

Clark Griffith, Mo, baseball player/manager (NY Yankees)

Birth