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Historical Events Happened In January - 20

Tuesday, 26 May 2015

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

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 January - 20 the U.S. State Department announces a partial lifting of economic sanctions against North Korea.  

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

1995  John Halas, Hungarian/US cartoonist (Animal Farm), dies at 81 on this day in history.  

1996  On January - 20 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  Buster Benton, singer/guitarist, dies at 63 on January - 20.  

1997  Comet Hale-Bopp crosses Mars' orbit on January - 20.  

1997  On this day in history howard Stern Radio Show premieres in New Orleans LA on KKND 106.7 FM  

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  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 January - 20.  

1998  On January - 20 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 this day in history.  

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

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 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  Ireland completes metrication on this day in history.  

2009  Barack Obama, inaugurated as e 44 President of e United ates of America, becomes e United ates' fir African-American president on January - 20.  

2013  On January - 20 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.  

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

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

0287  On January - 20 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  On this day in history louis II/III the Younger, German king (876-82), dies  

1156  Death of Bishop Henry, patron saint of Finland on January - 20.  

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 January - 20.