Historical Events For January - 20
Monday, 24 April 2017
1870 Guillaume Jean Joseph Nicolas Lekeu, composer on this day in history.
1872 California Stock Exchange Board organized on this day in history.
1872 On January - 20 calif Stock Exchange Board organized
1873 Charles A Ellwood, US, sociologist/psychologist on January - 20.
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 this day in history.
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 On January - 20 john Linnell, British painter/minaturist/engraver, dies
1883 Billy Barnes takes a hat-trick, England vs Australia MCG on January - 20.
1883 On January - 20 billy Barnes takes a hat-trick, England v Aust MCG
1883 On this day in history betram Home Ramsay, English admiral/Commander Allied Naval Forces
1884 A[braham P] Merritt, US, sci-fi author (Moon Pool, Creep Shadow!) on this day in history.
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 US Senate approves naval base lease of Pearl Harbor on this day in history.
1888 Leadbelly, Louisiana, blues 12 string guitarist (Rock Island Line) on January - 20.
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 January - 20.
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 Roscoe Ates, Grange Miss, actor (Dep Roscoe-Marshal of Gunsight Pass) on January - 20.
1893 Kaj Birket-Smith, Danish etnologist/anthropologist (Eskimos) on January - 20.
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 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 this day in history heinrich M von Battenberg, German son-in-law of Victoria, dies at 37
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 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