Historical Events Happened In January - 20
Saturday, 25 October 2014
1870 Guillaume Jean Joseph Nicolas Lekeu, composer on January - 20.
1872 On January - 20 california Stock Exchange Board organized
1872 On this day in history calif Stock Exchange Board organized
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 On January - 20 finlay Currie, Scotland, actor (Quo Vadis, Ivanhoe, Avengers)
1879 British troops under Lord Chelmsford set camp at Isandlwana on January - 20.
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 On January - 20 john Linnell, British painter/minaturist/engraver, dies
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 this day in history.
1884 On this day in history a[braham P] Merritt, US, sci-fi author (Moon Pool, Creep Shadow!)
1887 The U.S. Senate approves a proposal to lease the port of Pearl Harbor, Hawaii for use as a naval base on this day in history.
1887 US Senate approves the naval base lease of Pearl Harbor on this day in history.
1887 On this day in history uS Senate approves naval base lease of Pearl Harbor
1888 Leadbelly, Louisiana, blues 12 string guitarist (Rock Island Line) on January - 20.
1890 Franz Paul Lachner, composer, dies at 86 on January - 20.
1891 On January - 20 mischa Elman, Talnoye Ukraine, US violinist
1891 On January - 20 david Kalakahua, emperor of Hawaii, dies
1892 On January - 20 the first officially recognized basketball game was played at the YMCA gym in Springfield, Mass.
1892 On January - 20 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 Eva A Jessye, US singer/actress/songwriter (Hallelujah) on this day in history.
1896 On this day in history the birth of George Burns, American comedian
1896 On this day in history 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 On January - 20 colin Clive, [Greig], St Malo France, actor (Bride of Frankenstein)
1899 Alexander Tcherepnin, composer on this day in history.
1900 Boris Semyonovich Shekhter, composer on January - 20.
1900 On January - 20 john Ruskin, English writer (Dearest Mama Talbot), dies of flu at 81