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Historical Events Happened In January - 20

Tuesday, 03 May 2016

1870  On this day in history guillaume Jean Joseph Nicolas Lekeu, composer  

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

1872  On January - 20 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 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  John Linnell, British painter/minaturist/engraver, dies on January - 20.  

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

1883  On this day in history billy Barnes takes a hat-trick, England v Aust MCG  

1883  Betram Home Ramsay, English admiral/Commander Allied Naval Forces on this day in history.  

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  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  On this day in history leadbelly, Louisiana, blues 12 string guitarist (Rock Island Line)  

1890  On January - 20 franz Paul Lachner, composer, dies at 86  

1891  Mischa Elman, Talnoye Ukraine, US violinist on January - 20.  

1891  David Kalakahua, emperor of Hawaii, dies on this day in history.  

1892  On January - 20 the first officially recognized basketball game was played at the YMCA gym in Springfield, Mass.  

1892  1st basketball game played (Mass) on this day in history.  

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

1895  Eva A Jessye, US singer/actress/songwriter (Hallelujah) on January - 20.  

1896  On this day in history the birth of George Burns, American comedian  

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 this day in history.  

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  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 People Born On This Day In History

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

1292  On this day in history birth of elisabeth I of Bohemia (d. 1330)  

1358  On January - 20 birth of eleanor of Aragon, wife of John I of Castile (d. 1382)  

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

1554  On this day in history birth of king Sebastian of Portugal (d. 1578)  

1586  On January - 20 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 this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In January - 20

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0250  Fabianus, Pope (236-50)/saint, dies on this day in history.  

0287  On this day in history death of st. Sebastian  

0820  On this day in history abu Abdallah M ibn Idris al-Sjafi'i, islamic (Book of Mother), dies  

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  On this day in history death of bishop Henry, patron saint of Finland  

1191  On January - 20 death of frederick VI, Duke of Swabia (b. 1167)  

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

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