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Historical Events Happened In January - 20

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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 this day in history 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 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 January - 20 billy Barnes takes a hat-trick, England vs Australia MCG  

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

1883  On this day in history 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  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  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  Leadbelly, Louisiana, blues 12 string guitarist (Rock Island Line) on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history 1st basketball game played (Mass)  

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

1893  Kaj Birket-Smith, Danish etnologist/anthropologist (Eskimos) on January - 20.  

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 January - 20.  

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

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 January - 20.  

1899  On January - 20 alexander Tcherepnin, composer  

1900  On January - 20 boris Semyonovich Shekhter, composer  

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  On this day in history birth of gordian III, Roman Emperor (d. 244)  

1292  Elisabeth I of Bohemia (d. 1330) was born on January - 20.  

1358  Eleanor of Aragon, wife of John I of Castile (d. 1382) was born on January - 20.  

1435  On January - 20 birth of ashikaga Yoshimasa, Japanese shogun (d. 1490)  

1554  King Sebastian of Portugal (d. 1578) was born on this day in history.  

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  Michiel de Swaen, South Netherland physician/poet was born on January - 20.  

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Famous Deaths In January - 20

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0250  On January - 20 fabianus, Pope (236-50)/saint, dies  

0287  Death of St. Sebastian on this day in history.  

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 January - 20.  

1156  Death of Bishop Henry, patron saint of Finland on this day in history.  

1191  Death of Frederick VI, Duke of Swabia (b. 1167) on January - 20.  

1479  John II, king of Aragon/Navarra, dies at 81 on January - 20.  

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