On This Day

What Happened on October 20, 1820

Famous Birthdays

  • Benjamin Franklin Cheatham, American Major General in the Confederate Army (let General John M. Schofield escape), born in Nashville, Tennessee (d. 1886)
  • George Jerrison Stannard, American farmer, teacher, governmental official and Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in Georgia, Vermont (d. 1886)
1820 Highlights

About October 20, 1820

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 201 years and 6 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Libra