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Historical Events Happened In January - 20

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

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

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

1995  On this day in history russian ruble drops to 3,947 per dollar (record)  

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

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

1995  On January - 20 john Halas, Hungarian/US cartoonist (Animal Farm), dies at 81  

1996  Australia defeat Sri Lanka 2-0 to win World Series Cup on this day in history.  

1996  US female Figure Skating championship won by Michelle Kwan on January - 20.  

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

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1996  On January - 20 buster Benton, singer/guitarist, dies at 63  

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 this day in history.  

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  Pakistan defeats West Indies 2-0 to win Australia one-day Series on this day in history.  

1997  President Clinton was inaugurated for his second term in office on this day in history.  

1998  On this day in history rock & Roll Hall of Fame inducts Mama & Papas, Eagles  

1998  Warner Brothers TV Network begins Tuesday night programming on this day in history.  

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.  

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

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 January - 20.  

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

2001  On January - 20 just hours before leaving office, President Clinton issued 176 pardons -- a number of them controversial.  

2003  On January - 20 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 this day in history george W. Bush is inaugurated in Washington, D.C. for his second term as 43rd President of the United States.  

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 this day in history.  

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 January - 20.  

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Famous Birthdays In January - 20

Famous People Born On This Day In History

0225  On January - 20 birth of gordian III, Roman Emperor (d. 244)  

1292  On January - 20 birth of elisabeth I of Bohemia (d. 1330)  

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

1435  On January - 20 birth of ashikaga Yoshimasa, Japanese shogun (d. 1490)  

1554  On this day in history birth of king Sebastian of Portugal (d. 1578)  

1586  Johann Hermann Schein, German composer (Fontana d'Israel) was born on this day in history.  

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

1654  Michiel de Swaen, South Netherland physician/poet was born on this day in history.  

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Famous People Died On This Day In History

0250  Fabianus, Pope (236-50)/saint, dies on this day in history.  

0287  On January - 20 death of st. Sebastian  

0820  Abu Abdallah M ibn Idris al-Sjafi'i, islamic (Book of Mother), dies on January - 20.  

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

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

1156  Death of Bishop Henry, patron saint of Finland on January - 20.  

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

1479  On January - 20 john II, king of Aragon/Navarra, dies at 81  

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