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Historical Events Happened In January - 20

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1994  On January - 20 jaramogi Oginga Odinga, Kenyan vice-pres (1963-66), dies at about 81  

1995  On this day in history 1994-95 NHL Season begin after a lengthy strike  

1995  A strike-shortened National Hockey League season opened, with teams playing a 48-game schedule instead of the usual 84 on January - 20.  

1995  Russian ruble drops to 3,947 per dollar (record) on January - 20.  

1995  The U.S. State Department announces a partial lifting of economic sanctions against North Korea on this day in history.  

1995  On January - 20 the United States announced it was easing the trade embargo in effect against North Korea since the Korean War.  

1995  John Halas, Hungarian/US cartoonist (Animal Farm), dies at 81 on this day in history.  

1996  On January - 20 australia defeat Sri Lanka 2-0 to win World Series Cup  

1996  On this day in history uS female Figure Skating championship won by Michelle Kwan  

1996  Yasser Arafat was elected president of the Palestinian Authority, with 88 percent of the vote on January - 20.  

1996  Buster Benton, singer/guitarist, dies at 63 on this day in history.  

1997  Comet Hale-Bopp crosses Mars' orbit on this day in history.  

1997  Howard Stern Radio Show premieres in New Orleans LA on KKND 106.7 FM on January - 20.  

1997  Millionaire Steve Fossett landed in northern India after a record-setting bid to become the first person to circle the globe in a hot-air balloon on this day in history.  

1997  On January - 20 pakistan defeats West Indies 2-0 to win Australia one-day Series  

1997  On January - 20 president Clinton was inaugurated for his second term in office.  

1998  Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inducts Mama & Papas, Eagles on this day in history.  

1998  Warner Brothers TV Network begins Tuesday night programming on January - 20.  

1999  On this day in history on day two of U.S. President Bill Clinton's impeachment trial, his lawyers argue their case before the Senate, calling the House-passed articles of impeachment "flawed and unfair."  

2000  On this day in history moveable Media, internet pioneer, is founded  

2000  On January - 20 sen. Jesse Helms, R-N.C., warned the U.N. Security Council that the United States would withdraw from the world body if it failed to respect American sovereignty.  

2001  On January - 20 george W. Bush was inaugurated as the 43rd president of the United States.  

2001  Just hours before leaving office, President Clinton issued 176 pardons -- a number of them controversial on this day in history.  

2003  On this day in history britain said it was sending 26,000 troops to the Gulf for possible deployment to Iraq but France said it would not support a United Nations resolution for military action.  

2004  President George W. Bush, in his State of the Union address, warned that the threat of more terrorist attacks was still very real on this day in history.  

2005  George W. Bush is inaugurated in Washington, D.C. for his second term as 43rd President of the United States on this day in history.  

2005  On January - 20 ireland completes metrication.  

2009  Barack Obama, inaugurated as e 44 President of e United ates of America, becomes e United ates' fir African-American president on January - 20.  

2013  On January - 20 austria votes to maintain compulsory military service in a referendum  

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Famous Birthdays In January - 20

Famous People Born On This Day In History

0225  On this day in history birth of gordian III, Roman Emperor (d. 244)  

1292  Elisabeth I of Bohemia (d. 1330) was born on this day in history.  

1358  On this day in history birth of eleanor of Aragon, wife of John I of Castile (d. 1382)  

1435  Ashikaga Yoshimasa, Japanese shogun (d. 1490) was born on this day in history.  

1554  King Sebastian of Portugal (d. 1578) was born on January - 20.  

1586  On January - 20 birth of johann Hermann Schein, German composer (Fontana d'Israel)  

1622  On January - 20 birth of susanna van Baerle, Dutch poet/wife of Geeraert Burns  

1654  On January - 20 birth of michiel de Swaen, South Netherland physician/poet  

Famous Deaths In January - 20

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0250  On January - 20 fabianus, Pope (236-50)/saint, dies  

0287  On this day in history death of st. Sebastian  

0820  Abu Abdallah M ibn Idris al-Sjafi'i, islamic (Book of Mother), dies on this day in history.  

0842  On this day in history theophilus, Byzantine kaiser (829-42), dies  

0882  Louis II/III the Younger, German king (876-82), dies on this day in history.  

1156  On January - 20 death of bishop Henry, patron saint of Finland  

1191  Death of Frederick VI, Duke of Swabia (b. 1167) on this day in history.  

1479  On this day in history john II, king of Aragon/Navarra, dies at 81