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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 this day in history.  

1872  Calif Stock Exchange Board organized on January - 20.  

1873  On this day in history charles A Ellwood, US, sociologist/psychologist  

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  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 January - 20.  

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

1883  On January - 20 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  On this day in history 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 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  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 this day in history.  

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  On this day in history roscoe Ates, Grange Miss, actor (Dep Roscoe-Marshal of Gunsight Pass)  

1893  Kaj Birket-Smith, Danish etnologist/anthropologist (Eskimos) on January - 20.  

1894  On January - 20 harold L Gray, creator (Little Orphan Annie)  

1895  Eva A Jessye, US singer/actress/songwriter (Hallelujah) on January - 20.  

1896  On this day in history the birth of George Burns, American comedian  

1896  Elmer R Diktonius, Finnish musicologist/author (Janne Kubik) on this day in history.  

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 January - 20.  

1898  On January - 20 colin Clive, [Greig], St Malo France, actor (Bride of Frankenstein)  

1899  On this day in history alexander Tcherepnin, composer  

1900  On this day in history boris Semyonovich Shekhter, composer  

1900  John Ruskin, English writer (Dearest Mama Talbot), dies of flu at 81 on January - 20.  

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Famous Birthdays In January - 20

Famous People Born On This Day In History

0225  Gordian III, Roman Emperor (d. 244) was born on this day in history.  

1292  On January - 20 birth of elisabeth I of Bohemia (d. 1330)  

1358  Eleanor of Aragon, wife of John I of Castile (d. 1382) was born on this day in history.  

1435  Ashikaga Yoshimasa, Japanese shogun (d. 1490) was born on January - 20.  

1554  On January - 20 birth of king Sebastian of Portugal (d. 1578)  

1586  Johann Hermann Schein, German composer (Fontana d'Israel) was born on this day in history.  

1622  Susanna van Baerle, Dutch poet/wife of Geeraert Burns was born on January - 20.  

1654  On this day in history birth of michiel de Swaen, South Netherland physician/poet  

Famous Deaths In January - 20

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0250  Fabianus, Pope (236-50)/saint, dies on January - 20.  

0287  Death of St. Sebastian on this day in history.  

0820  On this day in history abu Abdallah M ibn Idris al-Sjafi'i, islamic (Book of Mother), dies  

0842  Theophilus, Byzantine kaiser (829-42), dies on this day in history.  

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 January - 20.  

1191  Death of Frederick VI, Duke of Swabia (b. 1167) on January - 20.  

1479  John II, king of Aragon/Navarra, dies at 81 on this day in history.  

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