Historical Events For January - 20
Monday, 25 September 2017
1870 Guillaume Jean Joseph Nicolas Lekeu, composer on this day in history.
1872 On January - 20 california Stock Exchange Board organized
1872 Calif Stock Exchange Board organized on this day in history.
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 Finlay Currie, Scotland, actor (Quo Vadis, Ivanhoe, Avengers) on this day in history.
1879 On January - 20 british troops under Lord Chelmsford set camp at Isandlwana
1879 On this day in history 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 Billy Barnes takes a hat-trick, England vs Australia MCG on January - 20.
1883 Billy Barnes takes a hat-trick, England v Aust MCG on January - 20.
1883 On January - 20 betram Home Ramsay, English admiral/Commander Allied Naval Forces
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 January - 20.
1887 On January - 20 uS Senate approves the naval base lease of Pearl Harbor
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 Mischa Elman, Talnoye Ukraine, US violinist on January - 20.
1891 David Kalakahua, emperor of Hawaii, dies on this day in history.
1892 The first officially recognized basketball game was played at the YMCA gym in Springfield, Mass on January - 20.
1892 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1894 Harold L Gray, creator (Little Orphan Annie) on January - 20.
1895 On this day in history eva A Jessye, US singer/actress/songwriter (Hallelujah)
1896 The birth of George Burns, American comedian on this day in history.
1896 On January - 20 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 January - 20.
1900 Boris Semyonovich Shekhter, composer on this day in history.
1900 John Ruskin, English writer (Dearest Mama Talbot), dies of flu at 81 on January - 20.