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

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 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 this day in history 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  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 January - 20.  

1996  Yasser Arafat was elected president of the Palestinian Authority, with 88 percent of the vote on January - 20.  

1996  On this day in history 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  On January - 20 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 this day in history.  

1997  On January - 20 president Clinton was inaugurated for his second term in office.  

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

1998  Warner Brothers TV Network begins Tuesday night programming on January - 20.  

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 this day in history.  

2000  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 on January - 20.  

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  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 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  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  Austria votes to maintain compulsory military service in a referendum on January - 20.  

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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  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 January - 20.  

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

1622  On this day in history 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  

Famous Deaths In January - 20

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0250  On this day in history fabianus, Pope (236-50)/saint, dies  

0287  On this day in history death of st. Sebastian  

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 this day in history.  

1191  Death of Frederick VI, Duke of Swabia (b. 1167) on January - 20.  

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