On This Day

What Happened on September 20, 1870

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events


Victory in battleVictory in Battle

Capture of Rome by Italian army, Pope Pius IX surrenders to King Victor Emmanuel which unifies Italy and ends 1,116 year reign of Papal States

King of Sardinia and Italy Victor Emmanuel II
King of Sardinia and Italy
Victor Emmanuel II

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Mayor William Tweed accused of robbing NY treasury

Politician and Businessman Boss Tweed
Politician and Businessman
Boss Tweed