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

1872  On January - 20 california Stock Exchange Board organized  

1872  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1878  Finlay Currie, Scotland, actor (Quo Vadis, Ivanhoe, Avengers) on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history john Linnell, British painter/minaturist/engraver, dies  

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 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  US Senate approves the naval base lease of Pearl Harbor on January - 20.  

1887  On this day in history uS Senate approves naval base lease of Pearl Harbor  

1888  Leadbelly, Louisiana, blues 12 string guitarist (Rock Island Line) on this day in history.  

1890  On this day in history 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 January - 20 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 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 this day in history eva A Jessye, US singer/actress/songwriter (Hallelujah)  

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

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

1896  Heinrich M von Battenberg, German son-in-law of Victoria, dies at 37 on January - 20.  

1897  On this day in history mae Busch, Australian/US actress (Cowboy Socialist)  

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

1899  On this day in history alexander Tcherepnin, composer  

1900  Boris Semyonovich Shekhter, composer on this day in history.  

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  On January - 20 birth of gordian III, Roman Emperor (d. 244)  

1292  Elisabeth I of Bohemia (d. 1330) was born on this day in history.  

1358  On this day in history birth of eleanor of Aragon, wife of John I of Castile (d. 1382)  

1435  On this day in history birth of ashikaga Yoshimasa, Japanese shogun (d. 1490)  

1554  King Sebastian of Portugal (d. 1578) was born on this day in history.  

1586  On January - 20 birth of johann Hermann Schein, German composer (Fontana d'Israel)  

1622  On January - 20 birth of susanna van Baerle, Dutch poet/wife of Geeraert Burns  

1654  Michiel de Swaen, South Netherland physician/poet was born on January - 20.  

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  Death of St. Sebastian on January - 20.  

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  Louis II/III the Younger, German king (876-82), dies on January - 20.  

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