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 This day in History - March 20
415 Historic Events for March 20
1828

Henrik Ibsen, Norway, playwright (Peer Gynt, Hedda Gabler)

Birth
1829

Charles Albert White, composer

Birth
1830

Eugene Asa Carr, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1910

Birth
1833

Henry Southwick Perkins, composer

Birth
1833

US and Siam sign commercial treaty

Event
1834

Charles William Elliot, Boston, Pres of Harvard (1869-1909)

Birth
1846

Auguste Bender, writer

Birth
1848

King Louis I of Bayern abdicates to marry dancer Lola Montez

Event
1848

Abraham des Amorie van der Hoeven, Dutch theologist/poet, dies at 27

Death
1852

Harriet Beecher Stowe's "Uncle Tom's Cabin" published (Boston)

Event
1853

George Godfrey, Chelsea Mass, heavyweight boxer (Old Chocolate)

Birth
1856

Frederick Winslow Taylor, father of scientific management

Birth
1863

Ernesto Nazareth, composer

Birth
1863

Battle of Pensacola FL -evacuated by Federals

Event
1865

2nd day of Battle of Bentonville NC

Event
1865

Michigan authorizes workers' cooperatives

Event
1866

Rikard Nordraak, composer, dies at 23

Death
1868

Jesse James Gang robs bank in Russelville Kentucky of $14,000

Event
1868

Obe Postma, Frisian poet/geography/historian (Frisian Clay Farm)

Birth
1870

Paul von Lettow-Vorbeck, Prussian general/politician (East Africa)

Birth
1871

Antonio Buzzolla, composer, dies at 56

Death
1872

Bernhard Seklas, composer

Birth
1872

Karin Michaelis, writer

Birth
1873

Adolfe Louis Eugene Fetis, composer, dies at 52

Death
1873

Sergei V Rachmaninov, Russian/US pianist/composer (Aleko) [NS=Apr 1]

Birth