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Historical Events Happened In January - 20

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1870  On this day in history guillaume Jean Joseph Nicolas Lekeu, composer  

1872  On this day in history california Stock Exchange Board organized  

1872  On this day in history calif Stock Exchange Board organized  

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

1877  On January - 20 ruth St Denis, Newark NJ, ballerina (Dances of the 5 Senses)  

1878  Finlay Currie, Scotland, actor (Quo Vadis, Ivanhoe, Avengers) on this day in history.  

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 January - 20 betram Home Ramsay, English admiral/Commander Allied Naval Forces  

1884  On this day in history a[braham P] Merritt, US, sci-fi author (Moon Pool, Creep Shadow!)  

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  On January - 20 uS Senate approves the naval base lease of Pearl Harbor  

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 this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1892  On January - 20 the first officially recognized basketball game was played at the YMCA gym in Springfield, Mass.  

1892  1st basketball game played (Mass) on January - 20.  

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 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 January - 20.  

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

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

1899  On January - 20 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.  

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Famous People Born On This Day In History

0225  Gordian III, Roman Emperor (d. 244) was born on this day in history.  

1292  Elisabeth I of Bohemia (d. 1330) was born on January - 20.  

1358  On January - 20 birth of eleanor of Aragon, wife of John I of Castile (d. 1382)  

1435  On this day in history birth of ashikaga Yoshimasa, Japanese shogun (d. 1490)  

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  On this day in history birth of susanna van Baerle, Dutch poet/wife of Geeraert Burns  

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

Famous Deaths In January - 20

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0250  On this day in history fabianus, Pope (236-50)/saint, dies  

0287  On January - 20 death of st. Sebastian  

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

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  On January - 20 death of bishop Henry, patron saint of Finland  

1191  On January - 20 death of frederick VI, Duke of Swabia (b. 1167)  

1479  John II, king of Aragon/Navarra, dies at 81 on January - 20.  

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