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 This day in History - September 20
395 Historic Events for September 20
1674

2nd West Indie Company forms

Event
1679

Cornelis Evertsen the Young, vice-admiral of Zealand, dies at 51

Death
1688

French troops occupies Palts

Event
1697

Peace of Saki (ends 9 years war)

Event
1703

Archibald Campbell, Scot milt man (blood bath of Glencoe), dies at 52

Death
1706

Pierre Verdier, composer, dies at 79

Death
1706

Franz Habermann, composer

Birth
1731

Sicco van Goslinga, Fries diplomat/sect of High Council, dies at 67

Death
1744

Giacomo Quarenghi, Ital/Russian master builder (Hermitage Theater)

Birth
1746

Bonnie Prince Charlie flees to France from Scotland

Event
1767

Jose Mauricio Nunes Garcia, composer

Birth
1771

Mungo Park, Scotish explorer (Africa)

Birth
1773

Pieter de Swart, architect (Delfts Port Rotterdam), dies at 63

Death
1777

Paoli massacre

Event
1777

Ramon Felix Cuellar y Altarriba, composer

Birth
1787

Prince Willem V returns to Hague

Event
1790

Francisco Acu¤a the Figueroa, Uruguayan poet (Toraidas)

Birth
1791

Sergei T Aksakov, Russian writer (Semejnaja chronika)

Birth
1792

French defeat Prussians at Valmy

Event
1793

British troops under maj-gen Williamson lands on (French) Haiti

Event
1795

Charles Heinrich Christoph Zeuner, composer

Birth
1795

Peter of Limburg Brouwer, physician/classical/author

Birth
1797

US frigate Constitution (Old Ironsides) launched in Boston

Event
1803

Robert Emmet, Irish nationalist, executed

Death
1806

Utamaro Kitagawa, painter, dies

Death