Historical Events In January - 20
Wednesday, 20 June 2018
1994 On January - 20 jaramogi Oginga Odinga, Kenyan vice-pres (1963-66), dies at about 81
1995 On January - 20 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 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 On this day in history john Halas, Hungarian/US cartoonist (Animal Farm), dies at 81
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 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 On January - 20 buster Benton, singer/guitarist, dies at 63
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 January - 20.
1997 President Clinton was inaugurated for his second term in office on this day in history.
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 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 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 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 Ireland completes metrication on January - 20.
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.
2014 Credit cards of at least 20 million South Koreans are hacked on this day in history.
2017 On January - 20 donald Trump is inaugurated as the 45th President of the United States of America and Mike Pence as the 48th Vice President
2017 Car ploughs into pedestrians in central Melbourne, killing 6 and injuring 27 on January - 20.
2017 On January - 20 donald Trump is sworn in by Chief Justice of the United States John Roberts as the 45th President of the United States of America. Trump, a Republican New York City businessman, becomes the first non-political office holder or member of the military to hold the office. Mike Pence, former Governor of Indiana, takes the oath of office as the 48th Vice-President of the United States.