Historical Events Happened In January - 20
Sunday, 21 December 2014
1870 Guillaume Jean Joseph Nicolas Lekeu, composer on this day in history.
1872 California Stock Exchange Board organized on January - 20.
1872 On January - 20 calif Stock Exchange Board organized
1873 Charles A Ellwood, US, sociologist/psychologist on January - 20.
1877 On January - 20 ruth St Denis, Newark NJ, ballerina (Dances of the 5 Senses)
1878 On January - 20 finlay Currie, Scotland, actor (Quo Vadis, Ivanhoe, Avengers)
1879 British troops under Lord Chelmsford set camp at Isandlwana on this day in history.
1879 On January - 20 the Schooner Janet Wignall, in passage from Liverpool to Creetown, Scotland, in ballast stranded at Bargue near Dumfries with the loss of all hands.
1882 John Linnell, British painter/minaturist/engraver, dies on January - 20.
1883 On this day in history billy Barnes takes a hat-trick, England vs Australia MCG
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 A[braham P] Merritt, US, sci-fi author (Moon Pool, Creep Shadow!) on January - 20.
1887 The U.S. Senate approves a proposal to lease the port of Pearl Harbor, Hawaii for use as a naval base on January - 20.
1887 On this day in history uS Senate approves the naval base lease of Pearl Harbor
1887 On January - 20 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 On January - 20 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 this day in history 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 On January - 20 roscoe Ates, Grange Miss, actor (Dep Roscoe-Marshal of Gunsight Pass)
1893 On January - 20 kaj Birket-Smith, Danish etnologist/anthropologist (Eskimos)
1894 Harold L Gray, creator (Little Orphan Annie) on January - 20.
1895 On January - 20 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 Heinrich M von Battenberg, German son-in-law of Victoria, dies at 37 on January - 20.
1897 On January - 20 mae Busch, Australian/US actress (Cowboy Socialist)
1898 Colin Clive, [Greig], St Malo France, actor (Bride of Frankenstein) on this day in history.
1899 Alexander Tcherepnin, composer on January - 20.
1900 Boris Semyonovich Shekhter, composer on January - 20.
1900 On this day in history john Ruskin, English writer (Dearest Mama Talbot), dies of flu at 81