On This Day

What Happened on October 20, 1820

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Spain sells part of Florida to US for $5 million

Famous Birthdays

  • Benjamin Franklin Cheatham, Major General (Confederate Army)
  • George Jerrison Stannard, American farmer, teacher, governmental official and Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in Georgia, Vermont (d. 1886)