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Historical Events Happened In January - 20

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1994  On January - 20 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  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 this day in history.  

1995  On this day in history john Halas, Hungarian/US cartoonist (Animal Farm), dies at 81  

1996  Australia defeat Sri Lanka 2-0 to win World Series Cup on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history 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  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  On this day in history pakistan defeats West Indies 2-0 to win Australia one-day Series  

1997  President Clinton was inaugurated for his second term in office on January - 20.  

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 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 January - 20.  

2000  On January - 20 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  On January - 20 george W. Bush was inaugurated as the 43rd president of the United States.  

2001  On this day in history just hours before leaving office, President Clinton issued 176 pardons -- a number of them controversial.  

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 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  Ireland completes metrication on January - 20.  

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

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0225  Gordian III, Roman Emperor (d. 244) was born on January - 20.  

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

1358  Eleanor of Aragon, wife of John I of Castile (d. 1382) was born on January - 20.  

1435  On this day in history birth of ashikaga Yoshimasa, Japanese shogun (d. 1490)  

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

1586  On January - 20 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  On this day in history birth of michiel de Swaen, South Netherland physician/poet  

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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 January - 20.  

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

0842  On this day in history 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  On January - 20 death of frederick VI, Duke of Swabia (b. 1167)  

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

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