Historical Events Happened In January - 20
Tuesday, 21 October 2014
1870 Guillaume Jean Joseph Nicolas Lekeu, composer on January - 20.
1872 On January - 20 california Stock Exchange Board organized
1872 On this day in history calif Stock Exchange Board organized
1873 On January - 20 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 this day in history.
1879 On January - 20 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 January - 20.
1882 On this day in history john Linnell, British painter/minaturist/engraver, dies
1883 On this day in history 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 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 January - 20.
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 January - 20.
1887 On this day in history 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 On this day in history franz Paul Lachner, composer, dies at 86
1891 On January - 20 mischa Elman, Talnoye Ukraine, US violinist
1891 David Kalakahua, emperor of Hawaii, dies on this day in history.
1892 On January - 20 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 this day in history.
1893 Kaj Birket-Smith, Danish etnologist/anthropologist (Eskimos) on January - 20.
1894 Harold L Gray, creator (Little Orphan Annie) on this day in history.
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 Elmer R Diktonius, Finnish musicologist/author (Janne Kubik) on this day in history.
1896 Heinrich M von Battenberg, German son-in-law of Victoria, dies at 37 on January - 20.
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 January - 20.
1899 On this day in history alexander Tcherepnin, composer
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.