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Historical Events Happened In January - 20

Friday, 28 November 2014

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

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

1995  On January - 20 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 January - 20.  

1995  On this day in history 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 January - 20.  

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 January - 20.  

1996  On this day in history yasser Arafat was elected president of the Palestinian Authority, with 88 percent of the vote.  

1996  On January - 20 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 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 this day in history.  

1998  On this day in history warner Brothers TV Network begins Tuesday night programming  

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  Moveable Media, internet pioneer, is founded on January - 20.  

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 this day in history george W. Bush was inaugurated as the 43rd president of the United States.  

2001  On January - 20 just hours before leaving office, President Clinton issued 176 pardons -- a number of them controversial.  

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 January - 20.  

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  On this day in history 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  On January - 20 austria votes to maintain compulsory military service in a referendum  

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Famous Birthdays In January - 20

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 January - 20.  

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 January - 20.  

1586  On January - 20 birth of johann Hermann Schein, German composer (Fontana d'Israel)  

1622  Susanna van Baerle, Dutch poet/wife of Geeraert Burns was born on January - 20.  

1654  On this day in history 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 this day in history abu Abdallah M ibn Idris al-Sjafi'i, islamic (Book of Mother), dies  

0842  Theophilus, Byzantine kaiser (829-42), dies on this day in history.  

0882  Louis II/III the Younger, German king (876-82), dies on January - 20.  

1156  On January - 20 death of bishop Henry, patron saint of Finland  

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

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