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Historical Events Happened In January - 20

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1870  On January - 20 guillaume Jean Joseph Nicolas Lekeu, composer  

1872  California Stock Exchange Board organized on January - 20.  

1872  On January - 20 calif Stock Exchange Board organized  

1873  Charles A Ellwood, US, sociologist/psychologist on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history british troops under Lord Chelmsford set camp at Isandlwana  

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  Billy Barnes takes a hat-trick, England vs Australia MCG on January - 20.  

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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 January - 20.  

1884  A[braham P] Merritt, US, sci-fi author (Moon Pool, Creep Shadow!) on January - 20.  

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  On this day in history uS Senate approves the naval base lease of Pearl Harbor  

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  Franz Paul Lachner, composer, dies at 86 on January - 20.  

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  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 this day in history.  

1894  Harold L Gray, creator (Little Orphan Annie) on this day in history.  

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  On January - 20 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 this day in history colin Clive, [Greig], St Malo France, actor (Bride of Frankenstein)  

1899  On January - 20 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.  

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Famous Birthdays In January - 20

Famous People Born On This Day In History

0225  On this day in history birth of gordian III, Roman Emperor (d. 244)  

1292  Elisabeth I of Bohemia (d. 1330) was born on this day in history.  

1358  On this day in history birth of eleanor of Aragon, wife of John I of Castile (d. 1382)  

1435  Ashikaga Yoshimasa, Japanese shogun (d. 1490) was born on this day in history.  

1554  King Sebastian of Portugal (d. 1578) was born on this day in history.  

1586  On this day in history birth of johann Hermann Schein, German composer (Fontana d'Israel)  

1622  Susanna van Baerle, Dutch poet/wife of Geeraert Burns was born on January - 20.  

1654  Michiel de Swaen, South Netherland physician/poet was born on January - 20.  

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Famous Deaths In January - 20

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0250  On January - 20 fabianus, Pope (236-50)/saint, dies  

0287  On this day in history death of st. Sebastian  

0820  On this day in history abu Abdallah M ibn Idris al-Sjafi'i, islamic (Book of Mother), dies  

0842  On this day in history theophilus, Byzantine kaiser (829-42), dies  

0882  Louis II/III the Younger, German king (876-82), dies on this day in history.  

1156  On this day in history death of bishop Henry, patron saint of Finland  

1191  Death of Frederick VI, Duke of Swabia (b. 1167) on January - 20.  

1479  On this day in history john II, king of Aragon/Navarra, dies at 81  

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