Historical Events Happened In January - 20
Saturday, 23 July 2016
1870 On January - 20 guillaume Jean Joseph Nicolas Lekeu, composer
1872 California Stock Exchange Board organized on January - 20.
1872 On January - 20 calif Stock Exchange Board organized
1873 Charles A Ellwood, US, sociologist/psychologist on this day in history.
1877 Ruth St Denis, Newark NJ, ballerina (Dances of the 5 Senses) on January - 20.
1878 Finlay Currie, Scotland, actor (Quo Vadis, Ivanhoe, Avengers) on January - 20.
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 John Linnell, British painter/minaturist/engraver, dies on January - 20.
1883 Billy Barnes takes a hat-trick, England vs Australia MCG on January - 20.
1883 On January - 20 billy Barnes takes a hat-trick, England v Aust MCG
1883 Betram Home Ramsay, English admiral/Commander Allied Naval Forces on January - 20.
1884 A[braham P] Merritt, US, sci-fi author (Moon Pool, Creep Shadow!) on January - 20.
1887 The U.S. Senate approves a proposal to lease the port of Pearl Harbor, Hawaii for use as a naval base on this day in history.
1887 On this day in history uS Senate approves the naval base lease of Pearl Harbor
1887 On January - 20 uS Senate approves naval base lease of Pearl Harbor
1888 Leadbelly, Louisiana, blues 12 string guitarist (Rock Island Line) on January - 20.
1890 Franz Paul Lachner, composer, dies at 86 on January - 20.
1891 On January - 20 mischa Elman, Talnoye Ukraine, US violinist
1891 David Kalakahua, emperor of Hawaii, dies on January - 20.
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 January - 20.
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 January - 20.
1896 On this day in history the birth of George Burns, American comedian
1896 On January - 20 elmer R Diktonius, Finnish musicologist/author (Janne Kubik)
1896 On January - 20 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 this day in history colin Clive, [Greig], St Malo France, actor (Bride of Frankenstein)
1899 On January - 20 alexander Tcherepnin, composer
1900 On January - 20 boris Semyonovich Shekhter, composer
1900 John Ruskin, English writer (Dearest Mama Talbot), dies of flu at 81 on this day in history.