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April 20, 1809 in History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in History


Victory in battleVictory in Battle

Napoleon I and French forces defeat Austria at Battle of Abensberg, Bavaria

French Emperor Napoléon Bonaparte
French Emperor
Napoléon Bonaparte

Birthdays in History

  • John S. Preston, American Brigadier General (Confederate Army), born in Abingdon, Virginia (d. 1881)