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Historical Events Happened In January - 20

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1870  Guillaume Jean Joseph Nicolas Lekeu, composer on January - 20.  

1872  California Stock Exchange Board organized on January - 20.  

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 this day in history ruth St Denis, Newark NJ, ballerina (Dances of the 5 Senses)  

1878  On January - 20 finlay Currie, Scotland, actor (Quo Vadis, Ivanhoe, Avengers)  

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 January - 20.  

1882  John Linnell, British painter/minaturist/engraver, dies on January - 20.  

1883  Billy Barnes takes a hat-trick, England vs Australia MCG on January - 20.  

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1883  On this day in history billy Barnes takes a hat-trick, England v Aust MCG  

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  US Senate approves the naval base lease of Pearl Harbor on this day in history.  

1887  US Senate approves naval base lease of Pearl Harbor on this day in history.  

1888  On January - 20 leadbelly, Louisiana, blues 12 string guitarist (Rock Island Line)  

1890  Franz Paul Lachner, composer, dies at 86 on this day in history.  

1891  Mischa Elman, Talnoye Ukraine, US violinist on this day in history.  

1891  David Kalakahua, emperor of Hawaii, dies on January - 20.  

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

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

1892  On January - 20 roscoe Ates, Grange Miss, actor (Dep Roscoe-Marshal of Gunsight Pass)  

1893  Kaj Birket-Smith, Danish etnologist/anthropologist (Eskimos) on this day in history.  

1894  Harold L Gray, creator (Little Orphan Annie) on this day in history.  

1895  Eva A Jessye, US singer/actress/songwriter (Hallelujah) on this day in history.  

1896  The birth of George Burns, American comedian on this day in history.  

1896  Elmer R Diktonius, Finnish musicologist/author (Janne Kubik) on January - 20.  

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 January - 20.  

1898  Colin Clive, [Greig], St Malo France, actor (Bride of Frankenstein) on January - 20.  

1899  On this day in history alexander Tcherepnin, composer  

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  

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Famous Birthdays In January - 20

Famous People Born On This Day In History

0225  On this day in history birth of gordian III, Roman Emperor (d. 244)  

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

1358  Eleanor of Aragon, wife of John I of Castile (d. 1382) was born on January - 20.  

1435  Ashikaga Yoshimasa, Japanese shogun (d. 1490) was born on this day in history.  

1554  On this day in history birth of king Sebastian of Portugal (d. 1578)  

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  On this day in history birth of michiel de Swaen, South Netherland physician/poet  

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Famous Deaths In January - 20

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0250  Fabianus, Pope (236-50)/saint, dies on this day in history.  

0287  On January - 20 death of st. Sebastian  

0820  Abu Abdallah M ibn Idris al-Sjafi'i, islamic (Book of Mother), dies on January - 20.  

0842  Theophilus, Byzantine kaiser (829-42), dies on January - 20.  

0882  On this day in history louis II/III the Younger, German king (876-82), dies  

1156  Death of Bishop Henry, patron saint of Finland on this day in history.  

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

1479  On January - 20 john II, king of Aragon/Navarra, dies at 81  

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