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Historical Events For January - 20

Monday, 29 May 2017

1994  Jaramogi Oginga Odinga, Kenyan vice-pres (1963-66), dies at about 81 on January - 20.  

1995  1994-95 NHL Season begin after a lengthy strike on January - 20.  

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  Russian ruble drops to 3,947 per dollar (record) on this day in history.  

1995  On January - 20 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 this day in history.  

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  On January - 20 uS female Figure Skating championship won by Michelle Kwan  

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  On January - 20 comet Hale-Bopp crosses Mars' orbit  

1997  Howard Stern Radio Show premieres in New Orleans LA on KKND 106.7 FM on January - 20.  

1997  On this day in history 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 January - 20.  

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

1998  Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inducts Mama & Papas, Eagles on January - 20.  

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  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 this day in history.  

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 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  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  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  Austria votes to maintain compulsory military service in a referendum on this day in history.  

2014  Credit cards of at least 20 million South Koreans are hacked on this day in history.  

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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  Eleanor of Aragon, wife of John I of Castile (d. 1382) was born on this day in history.  

1435  Ashikaga Yoshimasa, Japanese shogun (d. 1490) was born on January - 20.  

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

1586  On this day in history birth of johann Hermann Schein, German composer (Fontana d'Israel)  

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

0287  Death of St. Sebastian on this day in history.  

0820  On this day in history abu Abdallah M ibn Idris al-Sjafi'i, islamic (Book of Mother), dies  

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

0882  On this day in history louis II/III the Younger, German king (876-82), dies  

1156  On this day in history death of bishop Henry, patron saint of Finland  

1191  On this day in history death of frederick VI, Duke of Swabia (b. 1167)  

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

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