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Historical Events Happened In January - 20

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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  

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

1358  On this day in history 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  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  On January - 20 birth of susanna van Baerle, Dutch poet/wife of Geeraert Burns  

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  Death of St. Sebastian on January - 20.  

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

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

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

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