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.