Historical Events Happened In January - 20
Thursday, 05 March 2015
1870 On this day in history 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 Charles A Ellwood, US, sociologist/psychologist on January - 20.
1877 Ruth St Denis, Newark NJ, ballerina (Dances of the 5 Senses) on this day in history.
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 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 Billy Barnes takes a hat-trick, England vs Australia MCG on this day in history.
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 A[braham P] Merritt, US, sci-fi author (Moon Pool, Creep Shadow!) on this day in history.
1887 On this day in history 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 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 this day in history franz Paul Lachner, composer, dies at 86
1891 On January - 20 mischa Elman, Talnoye Ukraine, US violinist
1891 On this day in history david Kalakahua, emperor of Hawaii, dies
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 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 January - 20.
1896 Elmer R Diktonius, Finnish musicologist/author (Janne Kubik) on January - 20.
1896 Heinrich M von Battenberg, German son-in-law of Victoria, dies at 37 on this day in history.
1897 Mae Busch, Australian/US actress (Cowboy Socialist) on this day in history.
1898 On January - 20 colin Clive, [Greig], St Malo France, actor (Bride of Frankenstein)
1899 Alexander Tcherepnin, composer on January - 20.
1900 On this day in history boris Semyonovich Shekhter, composer
1900 On January - 20 john Ruskin, English writer (Dearest Mama Talbot), dies of flu at 81