Historical Events Happened In January - 20
Thursday, 08 October 2015
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 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 January - 20.
1879 British troops under Lord Chelmsford set camp at Isandlwana on this day in history.
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 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 this day in history.
1883 On this day in history 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 The U.S. Senate approves a proposal to lease the port of Pearl Harbor, Hawaii for use as a naval base on January - 20.
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 this day in history.
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 Mischa Elman, Talnoye Ukraine, US violinist on January - 20.
1891 On January - 20 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 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 Harold L Gray, creator (Little Orphan Annie) on January - 20.
1895 On this day in history eva A Jessye, US singer/actress/songwriter (Hallelujah)
1896 On this day in history the birth of George Burns, American comedian
1896 On this day in history 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 On this day in history mae Busch, Australian/US actress (Cowboy Socialist)
1898 On January - 20 colin Clive, [Greig], St Malo France, actor (Bride of Frankenstein)
1899 Alexander Tcherepnin, composer on this day in history.
1900 On this day in history boris Semyonovich Shekhter, composer
1900 On this day in history john Ruskin, English writer (Dearest Mama Talbot), dies of flu at 81