Historical Events Happened In January - 20
Thursday, 26 November 2015
1870 On this day in history guillaume Jean Joseph Nicolas Lekeu, composer
1872 On January - 20 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 On this day in history ruth St Denis, Newark NJ, ballerina (Dances of the 5 Senses)
1878 Finlay Currie, Scotland, actor (Quo Vadis, Ivanhoe, Avengers) on January - 20.
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 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 this day in history.
1883 Billy Barnes takes a hat-trick, England v Aust MCG on January - 20.
1883 Betram Home Ramsay, English admiral/Commander Allied Naval Forces on January - 20.
1884 On January - 20 a[braham P] Merritt, US, sci-fi author (Moon Pool, Creep Shadow!)
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 On this day in history uS Senate approves the naval base lease of Pearl Harbor
1887 On this day in history uS Senate approves naval base lease of Pearl Harbor
1888 On this day in history leadbelly, Louisiana, blues 12 string guitarist (Rock Island Line)
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 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 this day in history.
1893 Kaj Birket-Smith, Danish etnologist/anthropologist (Eskimos) on this day in history.
1894 On this day in history harold L Gray, creator (Little Orphan Annie)
1895 On this day in history eva A Jessye, US singer/actress/songwriter (Hallelujah)
1896 On this day in history the birth of George Burns, American comedian
1896 On this day in history elmer R Diktonius, Finnish musicologist/author (Janne Kubik)
1896 Heinrich M von Battenberg, German son-in-law of Victoria, dies at 37 on January - 20.
1897 Mae Busch, Australian/US actress (Cowboy Socialist) on January - 20.
1898 On January - 20 colin Clive, [Greig], St Malo France, actor (Bride of Frankenstein)
1899 Alexander Tcherepnin, composer on January - 20.
1900 On this day in history boris Semyonovich Shekhter, composer
1900 On this day in history john Ruskin, English writer (Dearest Mama Talbot), dies of flu at 81