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 This day in History - March 20
415 Historic Events for March 20
1727

Issac Newton, English physicist/astronomer, dies in London at 84

Death
1728

Franciscus L Kersteman, Dutch lawyer/astrologist

Birth
1739

Eligio Celestino, composer

Birth
1750

Martinus van Marum, Dutch chemist/physicist (Homo Diluvii Testus)

Birth
1751

Frederick Louis, English prince of Wales/son of George I, dies

Death
1757

Johann Paul Kunzen, composer, dies at 60

Death
1760

Great Fire of Boston destroys 349 buildings

Event
1767

Firmin Abauzit, French huguenot/scholar, dies at 87

Death
1770

Johann Friedrich H”lderlin, Tbingen Germany, poet (Der Rhein)

Birth
1774

John Braham, composer

Birth
1800

French army defeats Turks at Helipolis Turkey, and advance to Cairo

Event
1804

Neal Dow, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1897

Birth
1804

Ignaz Malzat, composer, dies at 47

Death
1811

Napoleon FKJ Bonaparte II, Napoleon's son/King of Rome

Birth
1811

George Caleb Bingham, US, politician/painter (Country Election)

Birth
1812

Jan Ladislav Dussek, Bohemian pianist/composer, dies at 52

Death
1812

George Bibb Crittenden, Major General (Confederate Army), died in 1880

Birth
1813

Matthias Keller, Ulm Germany, hymm writer (O Farther un High)

Birth
1814

Prince Willem Frederik becomes monarch of Netherlands

Event
1815

Napoleon enters Paris after escape from Elba, begins 100-day rule

Event
1816

US Supreme Court affirms its right to review state court decisions

Event
1820

Alexander J Cuza, monarch of Moldavia/Wallachia/Romania

Birth
1823

John Echols, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1896

Birth
1825

William Nelson Rector Beall, Brig General (Confederate Army)

Birth
1826

Carel Vosmaer, Dutch art historian/poet/editor

Birth