Historical Events Happened In January - 20
Thursday, 23 May 2013
1995 John Halas, Hungarian/US cartoonist (Animal Farm), dies at 81 on this day in history.
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 this day in history yasser Arafat was elected president of the Palestinian Authority, with 88 percent of the vote.
1996 On this day in history buster Benton, singer/guitarist, dies at 63
1997 On this day in history comet Hale-Bopp crosses Mars' orbit
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 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 this day in history 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 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 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 On this day in history president George W. Bush, in his State of the Union address, warned that the threat of more terrorist attacks was still very real.
2005 George W. Bush is inaugurated in Washington, D.C. for his second term as 43rd President of the United States on this day in history.
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