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Historical Events Happened In January - 20

Friday, 21 November 2014

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

1872  On January - 20 california Stock Exchange Board organized  

1872  Calif Stock Exchange Board organized on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1882  On this day in history john Linnell, British painter/minaturist/engraver, dies  

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

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

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 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 this day in history 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  On January - 20 franz Paul Lachner, composer, dies at 86  

1891  On this day in history 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  1st basketball game played (Mass) on this day in history.  

1892  Roscoe Ates, Grange Miss, actor (Dep Roscoe-Marshal of Gunsight Pass) on this day in history.  

1893  On January - 20 kaj Birket-Smith, Danish etnologist/anthropologist (Eskimos)  

1894  On this day in history harold L Gray, creator (Little Orphan Annie)  

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

1896  On January - 20 the birth of George Burns, American comedian  

1896  On January - 20 elmer R Diktonius, Finnish musicologist/author (Janne Kubik)  

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  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  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 January - 20.  

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

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

1435  On January - 20 birth of ashikaga Yoshimasa, Japanese shogun (d. 1490)  

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

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  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  On this day in history fabianus, Pope (236-50)/saint, dies  

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 this day in history.  

0882  On January - 20 louis II/III the Younger, German king (876-82), dies  

1156  On January - 20 death of bishop Henry, patron saint of Finland  

1191  Death of Frederick VI, Duke of Swabia (b. 1167) on this day in history.  

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