Historical Events Happened In January - 20
Friday, 30 September 2016
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 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 this day in history.
1995 John Halas, Hungarian/US cartoonist (Animal Farm), dies at 81 on January - 20.
1996 On this day in history 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 On January - 20 yasser Arafat was elected president of the Palestinian Authority, with 88 percent of the vote.
1996 On January - 20 buster Benton, singer/guitarist, dies at 63
1997 On January - 20 comet Hale-Bopp crosses Mars' orbit
1997 On this day in history howard Stern Radio Show premieres in New Orleans LA on KKND 106.7 FM
1997 On January - 20 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.
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 January - 20.
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 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 George W. Bush was inaugurated as the 43rd president of the United States on January - 20.
2001 Just hours before leaving office, President Clinton issued 176 pardons -- a number of them controversial on January - 20.
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.
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 January - 20 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 On January - 20 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 January - 20.