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Historical Events For January - 20

Thursday, 27 July 2017

1994  Jaramogi Oginga Odinga, Kenyan vice-pres (1963-66), dies at about 81 on this day in history.  

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

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

1995  Russian ruble drops to 3,947 per dollar (record) on this day in history.  

1995  The U.S. State Department announces a partial lifting of economic sanctions against North Korea on January - 20.  

1995  The United States announced it was easing the trade embargo in effect against North Korea since the Korean War on this day in history.  

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

1996  Australia defeat Sri Lanka 2-0 to win World Series Cup on January - 20.  

1996  On January - 20 uS female Figure Skating championship won by Michelle Kwan  

1996  On this day in history yasser Arafat was elected president of the Palestinian Authority, with 88 percent of the vote.  

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1996  On this day in history buster Benton, singer/guitarist, dies at 63  

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

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

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 this day in history 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  On this day in history warner Brothers TV Network begins Tuesday night programming  

1999  On January - 20 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  Moveable Media, internet pioneer, is founded on January - 20.  

2000  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 on this day in history.  

2001  George W. Bush was inaugurated as the 43rd president of the United States on this day in history.  

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 January - 20.  

2005  On January - 20 george W. Bush is inaugurated in Washington, D.C. for his second term as 43rd President of the United States.  

2005  Ireland completes metrication on this day in history.  

2009  On this day in history barack Obama, inaugurated as e 44 President of e United ates of America, becomes e United ates' fir African-American president  

2013  On this day in history austria votes to maintain compulsory military service in a referendum  

2014  Credit cards of at least 20 million South Koreans are hacked on this day in history.  

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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 this day in history.  

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

1358  Eleanor of Aragon, wife of John I of Castile (d. 1382) was born on January - 20.  

1435  On this day in history birth of ashikaga Yoshimasa, Japanese shogun (d. 1490)  

1554  On January - 20 birth of king Sebastian of Portugal (d. 1578)  

1586  On this day in history birth of johann Hermann Schein, German composer (Fontana d'Israel)  

1622  On this day in history birth of susanna van Baerle, Dutch poet/wife of Geeraert Burns  

1654  On this day in history birth of michiel de Swaen, South Netherland physician/poet  

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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 January - 20 death of st. Sebastian  

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

0842  Theophilus, Byzantine kaiser (829-42), dies on this day in history.  

0882  On January - 20 louis II/III the Younger, German king (876-82), dies  

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

1191  Death of Frederick VI, Duke of Swabia (b. 1167) on January - 20.  

1479  John II, king of Aragon/Navarra, dies at 81 on January - 20.  

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