Historical Events For January - 20
Friday, 24 November 2017
1870 On January - 20 guillaume Jean Joseph Nicolas Lekeu, composer
1872 On January - 20 california Stock Exchange Board organized
1872 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
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 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 On this day in history john Linnell, British painter/minaturist/engraver, dies
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 January - 20.
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 this day in history.
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 Franz Paul Lachner, composer, dies at 86 on January - 20.
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 this day in history.
1892 1st basketball game played (Mass) on this day in history.
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 On January - 20 harold L Gray, creator (Little Orphan Annie)
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 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 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 January - 20 alexander Tcherepnin, composer
1900 On January - 20 boris Semyonovich Shekhter, composer
1900 On January - 20 john Ruskin, English writer (Dearest Mama Talbot), dies of flu at 81