Historical Events For January - 20
Monday, 29 May 2017
1870 Guillaume Jean Joseph Nicolas Lekeu, composer on this day in history.
1872 On this day in history 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 January - 20.
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 On January - 20 the Schooner Janet Wignall, in passage from Liverpool to Creetown, Scotland, in ballast stranded at Bargue near Dumfries with the loss of all hands.
1882 John Linnell, British painter/minaturist/engraver, dies on January - 20.
1883 On January - 20 billy Barnes takes a hat-trick, England vs Australia MCG
1883 On January - 20 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 On this day in history a[braham P] Merritt, US, sci-fi author (Moon Pool, Creep Shadow!)
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 January - 20.
1887 US Senate approves naval base lease of Pearl Harbor on January - 20.
1888 Leadbelly, Louisiana, blues 12 string guitarist (Rock Island Line) on this day in history.
1890 On January - 20 franz Paul Lachner, composer, dies at 86
1891 On this day in history mischa Elman, Talnoye Ukraine, US violinist
1891 David Kalakahua, emperor of Hawaii, dies on January - 20.
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 On January - 20 roscoe Ates, Grange Miss, actor (Dep Roscoe-Marshal of Gunsight Pass)
1893 Kaj Birket-Smith, Danish etnologist/anthropologist (Eskimos) on January - 20.
1894 Harold L Gray, creator (Little Orphan Annie) on January - 20.
1895 On January - 20 eva A Jessye, US singer/actress/songwriter (Hallelujah)
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 On January - 20 heinrich M von Battenberg, German son-in-law of Victoria, dies at 37
1897 On this day in history mae Busch, Australian/US actress (Cowboy Socialist)
1898 Colin Clive, [Greig], St Malo France, actor (Bride of Frankenstein) on January - 20.
1899 Alexander Tcherepnin, composer on January - 20.
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.