Historical Events For January - 20
Wednesday, 18 January 2017
1870 Guillaume Jean Joseph Nicolas Lekeu, composer on January - 20.
1872 On this day in history 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 Ruth St Denis, Newark NJ, ballerina (Dances of the 5 Senses) on January - 20.
1878 Finlay Currie, Scotland, actor (Quo Vadis, Ivanhoe, Avengers) on January - 20.
1879 British troops under Lord Chelmsford set camp at Isandlwana on January - 20.
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 John Linnell, British painter/minaturist/engraver, dies on this day in history.
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 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 On January - 20 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 Franz Paul Lachner, composer, dies at 86 on January - 20.
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 On this day in history 1st basketball game played (Mass)
1892 Roscoe Ates, Grange Miss, actor (Dep Roscoe-Marshal of Gunsight Pass) on January - 20.
1893 Kaj Birket-Smith, Danish etnologist/anthropologist (Eskimos) on this day in history.
1894 Harold L Gray, creator (Little Orphan Annie) on January - 20.
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 Elmer R Diktonius, Finnish musicologist/author (Janne Kubik) on January - 20.
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 Alexander Tcherepnin, composer on this day in history.
1900 On January - 20 boris Semyonovich Shekhter, composer
1900 John Ruskin, English writer (Dearest Mama Talbot), dies of flu at 81 on this day in history.