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Historical Events Happened In January - 20

Thursday, 05 March 2015

1870  On this day in history guillaume Jean Joseph Nicolas Lekeu, composer  

1872  On January - 20 california Stock Exchange Board organized  

1872  On January - 20 calif Stock Exchange Board organized  

1873  Charles A Ellwood, US, sociologist/psychologist on January - 20.  

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 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 this day in history.  

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

1883  Billy Barnes takes a hat-trick, England vs Australia MCG on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1884  A[braham P] Merritt, US, sci-fi author (Moon Pool, Creep Shadow!) on this day in history.  

1887  On this day in history 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 January - 20 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  On this day in history 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  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 this day in history.  

1894  Harold L Gray, creator (Little Orphan Annie) on January - 20.  

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

1896  The birth of George Burns, American comedian on January - 20.  

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 this day in history.  

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

1899  Alexander Tcherepnin, composer on January - 20.  

1900  On this day in history boris Semyonovich Shekhter, composer  

1900  On January - 20 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  Gordian III, Roman Emperor (d. 244) was born on this day in history.  

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

1358  On January - 20 birth of eleanor of Aragon, wife of John I of Castile (d. 1382)  

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

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

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

1622  Susanna van Baerle, Dutch poet/wife of Geeraert Burns was born on this day in history.  

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 January - 20.  

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

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

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

0882  Louis II/III the Younger, German king (876-82), dies on this day in history.  

1156  On this day in history death of bishop Henry, patron saint of Finland  

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