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Friday, 20 January 2017

1994  On this day in history jaramogi Oginga Odinga, Kenyan vice-pres (1963-66), dies at about 81  Click To Search About This In Google

1995  1994-95 NHL Season begin after a lengthy strike on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1995  A strike-shortened National Hockey League season opened, with teams playing a 48-game schedule instead of the usual 84 on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1995  Russian ruble drops to 3,947 per dollar (record) on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1995  On this day in history the U.S. State Department announces a partial lifting of economic sanctions against North Korea.  Click To Search About This In Google

1995  On January - 20 the United States announced it was easing the trade embargo in effect against North Korea since the Korean War.  Click To Search About This In Google

1995  On this day in history john Halas, Hungarian/US cartoonist (Animal Farm), dies at 81  Click To Search About This In Google

1996  Australia defeat Sri Lanka 2-0 to win World Series Cup on January - 20.  Click To Search About This In Google

1996  US female Figure Skating championship won by Michelle Kwan on January - 20.  Click To Search About This In Google

1996  On January - 20 yasser Arafat was elected president of the Palestinian Authority, with 88 percent of the vote.  Click To Search About This In Google

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1996  Buster Benton, singer/guitarist, dies at 63 on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1997  On this day in history comet Hale-Bopp crosses Mars' orbit  Click To Search About This In Google

1997  Howard Stern Radio Show premieres in New Orleans LA on KKND 106.7 FM on January - 20.  Click To Search About This In Google

1997  On this day in history 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.  Click To Search About This In Google

1997  Pakistan defeats West Indies 2-0 to win Australia one-day Series on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1997  President Clinton was inaugurated for his second term in office on January - 20.  Click To Search About This In Google

1998  On January - 20 rock & Roll Hall of Fame inducts Mama & Papas, Eagles  Click To Search About This In Google

1998  Warner Brothers TV Network begins Tuesday night programming on January - 20.  Click To Search About This In Google

1999  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." on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

2000  On January - 20 moveable Media, internet pioneer, is founded  Click To Search About This In Google

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.  Click To Search About This In Google

2001  George W. Bush was inaugurated as the 43rd president of the United States on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

2001  Just hours before leaving office, President Clinton issued 176 pardons -- a number of them controversial on January - 20.  Click To Search About This In Google

2003  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 on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

2004  On January - 20 president George W. Bush, in his State of the Union address, warned that the threat of more terrorist attacks was still very real.  Click To Search About This In Google

2005  On this day in history george W. Bush is inaugurated in Washington, D.C. for his second term as 43rd President of the United States.  Click To Search About This In Google

2005  Ireland completes metrication on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

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.  Click To Search About This In Google

2013  On January - 20 austria votes to maintain compulsory military service in a referendum  Click To Search About This In Google

2014  Credit cards of at least 20 million South Koreans are hacked on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

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Famous Birthdays In January - 20

Famous People Born On This Day In History

0225  Gordian III, Roman Emperor (d. 244) was born on January - 20.  Click To Search About This In Google

1292  Elisabeth I of Bohemia (d. 1330) was born on January - 20.  Click To Search About This In Google

1358  On this day in history birth of eleanor of Aragon, wife of John I of Castile (d. 1382)  Click To Search About This In Google

1435  Ashikaga Yoshimasa, Japanese shogun (d. 1490) was born on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1554  King Sebastian of Portugal (d. 1578) was born on January - 20.  Click To Search About This In Google

1586  Johann Hermann Schein, German composer (Fontana d'Israel) was born on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1622  On this day in history birth of susanna van Baerle, Dutch poet/wife of Geeraert Burns  Click To Search About This In Google

1654  Michiel de Swaen, South Netherland physician/poet was born on January - 20.  Click To Search About This In Google

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Famous People Died On This Day In History

0250  Fabianus, Pope (236-50)/saint, dies on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

0287  Death of St. Sebastian on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

0820  On January - 20 abu Abdallah M ibn Idris al-Sjafi'i, islamic (Book of Mother), dies  Click To Search About This In Google

0842  Theophilus, Byzantine kaiser (829-42), dies on January - 20.  Click To Search About This In Google

0882  On this day in history louis II/III the Younger, German king (876-82), dies  Click To Search About This In Google

1156  Death of Bishop Henry, patron saint of Finland on January - 20.  Click To Search About This In Google

1191  Death of Frederick VI, Duke of Swabia (b. 1167) on this day in history.  Click To Search About This In Google

1479  On this day in history john II, king of Aragon/Navarra, dies at 81  Click To Search About This In Google

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