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Historical Events Happened In January - 20

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1870  On January - 20 guillaume Jean Joseph Nicolas Lekeu, composer  

1872  On January - 20 california Stock Exchange Board organized  

1872  On January - 20 calif Stock Exchange Board organized  

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

1877  Ruth St Denis, Newark NJ, ballerina (Dances of the 5 Senses) on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

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  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 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 January - 20.  

1890  On this day in history 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 January - 20.  

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  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 January - 20.  

1894  On January - 20 harold L Gray, creator (Little Orphan Annie)  

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

1896  On January - 20 the birth of George Burns, American comedian  

1896  On this day in history 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  Mae Busch, Australian/US actress (Cowboy Socialist) on January - 20.  

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

1899  On January - 20 alexander Tcherepnin, composer  

1900  On this day in history boris Semyonovich Shekhter, composer  

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

1586  Johann Hermann Schein, German composer (Fontana d'Israel) was born on this day in history.  

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.  

Famous Deaths In January - 20

Famous People Died On This Day In History

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

0287  On January - 20 death of st. Sebastian  

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

0842  On this day in history theophilus, Byzantine kaiser (829-42), dies  

0882  On this day in history louis II/III the Younger, German king (876-82), dies  

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 this day in history.  

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