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Historical Events Happened In January - 20

Tuesday, 30 June 2015

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  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  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 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 January - 20.  

1883  Billy Barnes takes a hat-trick, England v Aust MCG on this day in history.  

1883  On January - 20 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 this day in history 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  On January - 20 uS Senate approves naval base lease of Pearl Harbor  

1888  Leadbelly, Louisiana, blues 12 string guitarist (Rock Island Line) on this day in history.  

1890  Franz Paul Lachner, composer, dies at 86 on January - 20.  

1891  On this day in history mischa Elman, Talnoye Ukraine, US violinist  

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 this day in history.  

1892  On this day in history 1st basketball game played (Mass)  

1892  Roscoe Ates, Grange Miss, actor (Dep Roscoe-Marshal of Gunsight Pass) on this day in history.  

1893  On this day in history kaj Birket-Smith, Danish etnologist/anthropologist (Eskimos)  

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

1895  On January - 20 eva A Jessye, US singer/actress/songwriter (Hallelujah)  

1896  On January - 20 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  On this day in history mae Busch, Australian/US actress (Cowboy Socialist)  

1898  Colin Clive, [Greig], St Malo France, actor (Bride of Frankenstein) on this day in history.  

1899  On January - 20 alexander Tcherepnin, composer  

1900  On January - 20 boris Semyonovich Shekhter, composer  

1900  On this day in history john Ruskin, English writer (Dearest Mama Talbot), dies of flu at 81  

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Famous People Born On This Day In History

0225  Gordian III, Roman Emperor (d. 244) was born on January - 20.  

1292  On January - 20 birth of elisabeth I of Bohemia (d. 1330)  

1358  On January - 20 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 January - 20.  

1586  Johann Hermann Schein, German composer (Fontana d'Israel) was born on January - 20.  

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 this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In January - 20

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0250  Fabianus, Pope (236-50)/saint, dies on this day in history.  

0287  Death of St. Sebastian on this day in history.  

0820  Abu Abdallah M ibn Idris al-Sjafi'i, islamic (Book of Mother), dies on January - 20.  

0842  Theophilus, Byzantine kaiser (829-42), dies on January - 20.  

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

1156  Death of Bishop Henry, patron saint of Finland on this day in history.  

1191  On this day in history death of frederick VI, Duke of Swabia (b. 1167)  

1479  On January - 20 john II, king of Aragon/Navarra, dies at 81