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Historical Events Happened In January - 20

Sunday, 21 December 2014

1870  Guillaume Jean Joseph Nicolas Lekeu, composer on this day in history.  

1872  California Stock Exchange Board organized on January - 20.  

1872  On January - 20 calif Stock Exchange Board organized  

1873  Charles A Ellwood, US, sociologist/psychologist on January - 20.  

1877  On January - 20 ruth St Denis, Newark NJ, ballerina (Dances of the 5 Senses)  

1878  On January - 20 finlay Currie, Scotland, actor (Quo Vadis, Ivanhoe, Avengers)  

1879  British troops under Lord Chelmsford set camp at Isandlwana on this day in history.  

1879  On January - 20 the Schooner Janet Wignall, in passage from Liverpool to Creetown, Scotland, in ballast stranded at Bargue near Dumfries with the loss of all hands.  

1882  John Linnell, British painter/minaturist/engraver, dies on January - 20.  

1883  On this day in history billy Barnes takes a hat-trick, England vs Australia MCG  

1883  Billy Barnes takes a hat-trick, England v Aust MCG on January - 20.  

1883  Betram Home Ramsay, English admiral/Commander Allied Naval Forces on January - 20.  

1884  A[braham P] Merritt, US, sci-fi author (Moon Pool, Creep Shadow!) on January - 20.  

1887  The U.S. Senate approves a proposal to lease the port of Pearl Harbor, Hawaii for use as a naval base on January - 20.  

1887  On this day in history uS Senate approves the naval base lease of Pearl Harbor  

1887  On January - 20 uS Senate approves naval base lease of Pearl Harbor  

1888  On this day in history leadbelly, Louisiana, blues 12 string guitarist (Rock Island Line)  

1890  On January - 20 franz Paul Lachner, composer, dies at 86  

1891  On January - 20 mischa Elman, Talnoye Ukraine, US violinist  

1891  David Kalakahua, emperor of Hawaii, dies on this day in history.  

1892  On this day in history the first officially recognized basketball game was played at the YMCA gym in Springfield, Mass.  

1892  1st basketball game played (Mass) on January - 20.  

1892  On January - 20 roscoe Ates, Grange Miss, actor (Dep Roscoe-Marshal of Gunsight Pass)  

1893  On January - 20 kaj Birket-Smith, Danish etnologist/anthropologist (Eskimos)  

1894  Harold L Gray, creator (Little Orphan Annie) on January - 20.  

1895  On January - 20 eva A Jessye, US singer/actress/songwriter (Hallelujah)  

1896  The birth of George Burns, American comedian on January - 20.  

1896  On January - 20 elmer R Diktonius, Finnish musicologist/author (Janne Kubik)  

1896  Heinrich M von Battenberg, German son-in-law of Victoria, dies at 37 on January - 20.  

1897  On January - 20 mae Busch, Australian/US actress (Cowboy Socialist)  

1898  Colin Clive, [Greig], St Malo France, actor (Bride of Frankenstein) on this day in history.  

1899  Alexander Tcherepnin, composer on January - 20.  

1900  Boris Semyonovich Shekhter, composer on January - 20.  

1900  On this day in history john Ruskin, English writer (Dearest Mama Talbot), dies of flu at 81  

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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 this day in history.  

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

1435  Ashikaga Yoshimasa, Japanese shogun (d. 1490) was born on January - 20.  

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

1586  Johann Hermann Schein, German composer (Fontana d'Israel) was born on January - 20.  

1622  On this day in history birth of susanna van Baerle, Dutch poet/wife of Geeraert Burns  

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  Fabianus, Pope (236-50)/saint, dies on January - 20.  

0287  On this day in history death of st. Sebastian  

0820  On January - 20 abu Abdallah M ibn Idris al-Sjafi'i, islamic (Book of Mother), dies  

0842  On January - 20 theophilus, Byzantine kaiser (829-42), dies  

0882  On January - 20 louis II/III the Younger, German king (876-82), dies  

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

1191  Death of Frederick VI, Duke of Swabia (b. 1167) on this day in history.  

1479  On this day in history john II, king of Aragon/Navarra, dies at 81