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Historical Events For January - 20

Monday, 24 April 2017

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  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.  

1995  On January - 20 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 January - 20.  

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

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

1996  On this day in history australia defeat Sri Lanka 2-0 to win World Series Cup  

1996  US female Figure Skating championship won by Michelle Kwan on this day in history.  

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

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1996  Buster Benton, singer/guitarist, dies at 63 on January - 20.  

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

1997  On this day in history president Clinton was inaugurated for his second term in office.  

1998  On January - 20 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 January - 20.  

2000  Moveable Media, internet pioneer, is founded on this day in history.  

2000  On this day in history 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  George W. Bush was inaugurated as the 43rd president of the United States on January - 20.  

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

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 January - 20.  

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.  

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  Ireland completes metrication on January - 20.  

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

2014  On January - 20 credit cards of at least 20 million South Koreans are hacked  

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

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 January - 20.  

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

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

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

1654  Michiel de Swaen, South Netherland physician/poet was born on January - 20.  

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Famous Deaths In January - 20

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0250  On this day in history fabianus, Pope (236-50)/saint, dies  

0287  Death of St. Sebastian on January - 20.  

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

0842  On January - 20 theophilus, Byzantine kaiser (829-42), dies  

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

1156  Death of Bishop Henry, patron saint of Finland on this day in history.  

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

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

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