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Historical Events Happened In January - 20

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1994  On this day in history 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  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  On January - 20 russian ruble drops to 3,947 per dollar (record)  

1995  The U.S. State Department announces a partial lifting of economic sanctions against North Korea on January - 20.  

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 January - 20.  

1996  On this day in history australia defeat Sri Lanka 2-0 to win World Series Cup  

1996  On this day in history uS female Figure Skating championship won by Michelle Kwan  

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

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

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  President Clinton was inaugurated for his second term in office on this day in history.  

1998  On this day in history rock & Roll Hall of Fame inducts Mama & Papas, Eagles  

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 January - 20.  

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 January - 20 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  On this day in history 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  Eleanor of Aragon, wife of John I of Castile (d. 1382) was born on January - 20.  

1435  Ashikaga Yoshimasa, Japanese shogun (d. 1490) was born on this day in history.  

1554  On January - 20 birth of king Sebastian of Portugal (d. 1578)  

1586  Johann Hermann Schein, German composer (Fontana d'Israel) was born on this day in history.  

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

1654  Michiel de Swaen, South Netherland physician/poet was born on this day in history.  

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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  Abu Abdallah M ibn Idris al-Sjafi'i, islamic (Book of Mother), dies on January - 20.  

0842  On this day in history theophilus, Byzantine kaiser (829-42), dies  

0882  On January - 20 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  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  

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