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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 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 this day in history.  

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 January - 20.  

1995  John Halas, Hungarian/US cartoonist (Animal Farm), dies at 81 on January - 20.  

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

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

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

1996  Buster Benton, singer/guitarist, dies at 63 on this day in history.  

1997  Comet Hale-Bopp crosses Mars' orbit on this day in history.  

1997  On January - 20 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 this day in history.  

1997  On this day in history president Clinton was inaugurated for his second term in office.  

1998  On January - 20 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 this day in history.  

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  On this day in history 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 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 January - 20.  

2005  On this day in history ireland completes metrication.  

2009  On this day in history 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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0225  On January - 20 birth of gordian III, Roman Emperor (d. 244)  

1292  On this day in history birth of elisabeth I of Bohemia (d. 1330)  

1358  On January - 20 birth of eleanor of Aragon, wife of John I of Castile (d. 1382)  

1435  On January - 20 birth of ashikaga Yoshimasa, Japanese shogun (d. 1490)  

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 this day in history.  

1654  Michiel de Swaen, South Netherland physician/poet was born on January - 20.  

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 January - 20 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 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  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 this day in history john II, king of Aragon/Navarra, dies at 81  


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