Historical Events Happened In January - 20
Tuesday, 30 June 2015
1870 Guillaume Jean Joseph Nicolas Lekeu, composer on this day in history.
1872 On this day in history california Stock Exchange Board organized
1872 On January - 20 calif Stock Exchange Board organized
1873 Charles A Ellwood, US, sociologist/psychologist on this day in history.
1877 Ruth St Denis, Newark NJ, ballerina (Dances of the 5 Senses) on January - 20.
1878 On this day in history finlay Currie, Scotland, actor (Quo Vadis, Ivanhoe, Avengers)
1879 British troops under Lord Chelmsford set camp at Isandlwana on this day in history.
1879 The Schooner Janet Wignall, in passage from Liverpool to Creetown, Scotland, in ballast stranded at Bargue near Dumfries with the loss of all hands on January - 20.
1882 John Linnell, British painter/minaturist/engraver, dies on January - 20.
1883 Billy Barnes takes a hat-trick, England vs Australia MCG on January - 20.
1883 Billy Barnes takes a hat-trick, England v Aust MCG on this day in history.
1883 On January - 20 betram Home Ramsay, English admiral/Commander Allied Naval Forces
1884 A[braham P] Merritt, US, sci-fi author (Moon Pool, Creep Shadow!) on this day in history.
1887 On this day in history the U.S. Senate approves a proposal to lease the port of Pearl Harbor, Hawaii for use as a naval base.
1887 US Senate approves the naval base lease of Pearl Harbor on this day in history.
1887 On January - 20 uS Senate approves naval base lease of Pearl Harbor
1888 Leadbelly, Louisiana, blues 12 string guitarist (Rock Island Line) on this day in history.
1890 Franz Paul Lachner, composer, dies at 86 on January - 20.
1891 On this day in history mischa Elman, Talnoye Ukraine, US violinist
1891 David Kalakahua, emperor of Hawaii, dies on this day in history.
1892 The first officially recognized basketball game was played at the YMCA gym in Springfield, Mass on this day in history.
1892 On this day in history 1st basketball game played (Mass)
1892 Roscoe Ates, Grange Miss, actor (Dep Roscoe-Marshal of Gunsight Pass) on this day in history.
1893 On this day in history kaj Birket-Smith, Danish etnologist/anthropologist (Eskimos)
1894 Harold L Gray, creator (Little Orphan Annie) on this day in history.
1895 On January - 20 eva A Jessye, US singer/actress/songwriter (Hallelujah)
1896 On January - 20 the birth of George Burns, American comedian
1896 On January - 20 elmer R Diktonius, Finnish musicologist/author (Janne Kubik)
1896 On January - 20 heinrich M von Battenberg, German son-in-law of Victoria, dies at 37
1897 On this day in history mae Busch, Australian/US actress (Cowboy Socialist)
1898 Colin Clive, [Greig], St Malo France, actor (Bride of Frankenstein) on this day in history.
1899 On January - 20 alexander Tcherepnin, composer
1900 On January - 20 boris Semyonovich Shekhter, composer
1900 On this day in history john Ruskin, English writer (Dearest Mama Talbot), dies of flu at 81