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Historical Events Happened In January - 20

Wednesday, 10 February 2016

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

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

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

1995  On January - 20 russian ruble drops to 3,947 per dollar (record)  

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

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

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  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 January - 20.  

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 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 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  On January - 20 moveable Media, internet pioneer, is founded  

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  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  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  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  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  On this day in history credit cards of at least 20 million South Koreans are hacked  

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Famous People Born On This Day In History

0225  On this day in history birth of gordian III, Roman Emperor (d. 244)  

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

1358  On this day in history birth of eleanor of Aragon, wife of John I of Castile (d. 1382)  

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

1554  King Sebastian of Portugal (d. 1578) was born on this day in history.  

1586  Johann Hermann Schein, German composer (Fontana d'Israel) was born on January - 20.  

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

1654  On January - 20 birth of michiel de Swaen, South Netherland physician/poet  

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 this day in history death of st. Sebastian  

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 January - 20.  

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

1479  John II, king of Aragon/Navarra, dies at 81 on this day in history.  

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