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 This day in History - January 20
420 Historic Events for January 20
1703

Joseph-Hector Fiocco, composer

Birth
1713

Pavao Vitezovic, Croatian historian, dies

Death
1716

Carlos III, king of Naples/Spain (1759-88) Pompei/Jesuits

Birth
1716

Jean-Jacques Barth‚lemy, French historical writer (Greek Antiquity)

Birth
1727

John van Bylevelt, Catholic apostole, dies

Death
1732

Richard H Lee, US farmer (signed Declaration of Independence)

Birth
1743

Pascal Boyer, composer

Birth
1745

Charles VII Albert, German emperor (1742-45), dies at 47

Death
1761

Giovanni Domenico Perotti, composer

Birth
1762

Jerome-Joseph de Momigny, composer

Birth
1763

Theobald Wolfe Tone, Irish patriot

Birth
1778

1st American military court martial trial begins, Cambridge, Mass

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1779

John Burman, Dutch botanist/director (botanical gardens), dies at 71

Death
1781

1st edition of Pieter It Hoens "Post of Neder-Rhijn" published

Event
1782

Johan B J F S, archduke of Austria

Birth
1783

Hostilities cease in Revolutionary War

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1785

Samuel Ellis advertises to sell Oyster Island (Ellis Is), no takers

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1788

Pioneer African Baptist church organizes in Savannah, Ga

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1789

Johann Christoph Oley, composer, dies at 50

Death
1798

Christian Cannabich, German composer/royal chaplain master, dies at 66

Death
1800

Napoleon I's sister Carolina marries King Joachim Murat of Naples

Event
1801

John Marshall appointed US chief justice

Event
1806

Nathaniel Willis, writer/editor/founder (American Monthly Mag)

Birth
1807

Napoleon convenes great Sanhedrin, Paris

Event
1809

1st US geology book published by William Maclure

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