Historical Events Happened In January - 20
Monday, 26 January 2015
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