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Historical Events Happened In January - 20

Thursday, 30 June 2016

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

1872  California Stock Exchange Board organized on January - 20.  

1872  Calif Stock Exchange Board organized on this day in history.  

1873  On this day in history charles A Ellwood, US, sociologist/psychologist  

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

1878  Finlay Currie, Scotland, actor (Quo Vadis, Ivanhoe, Avengers) on January - 20.  

1879  British troops under Lord Chelmsford set camp at Isandlwana on January - 20.  

1879  On this day in history 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  On this day in history john Linnell, British painter/minaturist/engraver, dies  

1883  Billy Barnes takes a hat-trick, England vs Australia MCG on this day in history.  

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1883  On January - 20 billy Barnes takes a hat-trick, England v Aust MCG  

1883  On this day in history betram Home Ramsay, English admiral/Commander Allied Naval Forces  

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

1887  On January - 20 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 January - 20.  

1887  US Senate approves naval base lease of Pearl Harbor on January - 20.  

1888  On January - 20 leadbelly, Louisiana, blues 12 string guitarist (Rock Island Line)  

1890  On this day in history franz Paul Lachner, composer, dies at 86  

1891  Mischa Elman, Talnoye Ukraine, US violinist on this day in history.  

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

1892  Roscoe Ates, Grange Miss, actor (Dep Roscoe-Marshal of Gunsight Pass) on this day in history.  

1893  Kaj Birket-Smith, Danish etnologist/anthropologist (Eskimos) on this day in history.  

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

1895  Eva A Jessye, US singer/actress/songwriter (Hallelujah) on this day in history.  

1896  The birth of George Burns, American comedian on this day in history.  

1896  Elmer R Diktonius, Finnish musicologist/author (Janne Kubik) on this day in history.  

1896  On this day in history heinrich M von Battenberg, German son-in-law of Victoria, dies at 37  

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

1898  On January - 20 colin Clive, [Greig], St Malo France, actor (Bride of Frankenstein)  

1899  On this day in history alexander Tcherepnin, composer  

1900  Boris Semyonovich Shekhter, composer on this day in history.  

1900  John Ruskin, English writer (Dearest Mama Talbot), dies of flu at 81 on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In January - 20

Famous People Born On This Day In History

0225  Gordian III, Roman Emperor (d. 244) was born on January - 20.  

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 this day in history.  

1435  On this day in history birth of ashikaga Yoshimasa, Japanese shogun (d. 1490)  

1554  King Sebastian of Portugal (d. 1578) was born on January - 20.  

1586  On this day in history birth of johann Hermann Schein, German composer (Fontana d'Israel)  

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

1654  On this day in history birth of michiel de Swaen, South Netherland physician/poet  

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

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

0882  Louis II/III the Younger, German king (876-82), dies on this day in history.  

1156  Death of Bishop Henry, patron saint of Finland on January - 20.  

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  

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