Historical Events Happened In January - 20
Sunday, 24 May 2015
1870 Guillaume Jean Joseph Nicolas Lekeu, composer on this day in history.
1872 California Stock Exchange Board organized on this day in history.
1872 On January - 20 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 January - 20.
1878 On January - 20 finlay Currie, Scotland, actor (Quo Vadis, Ivanhoe, Avengers)
1879 On this day in history 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 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 On January - 20 billy Barnes takes a hat-trick, England v Aust MCG
1883 On this day in history betram Home Ramsay, English admiral/Commander Allied Naval Forces
1884 A[braham P] Merritt, US, sci-fi author (Moon Pool, Creep Shadow!) on this day in history.
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 January - 20 uS Senate approves the naval base lease of Pearl Harbor
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 this day in history.
1891 On this day in history mischa Elman, Talnoye Ukraine, US violinist
1891 On January - 20 david Kalakahua, emperor of Hawaii, dies
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 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 January - 20 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 this day in history.
1897 Mae Busch, Australian/US actress (Cowboy Socialist) on this day in history.
1898 On January - 20 colin Clive, [Greig], St Malo France, actor (Bride of Frankenstein)
1899 Alexander Tcherepnin, composer on this day in history.
1900 Boris Semyonovich Shekhter, composer on this day in history.
1900 John Ruskin, English writer (Dearest Mama Talbot), dies of flu at 81 on this day in history.