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 This day in History - January 20
420 Historic Events for January 20
1866

Richard Le Gallienne, English writer (Maker of Gainborg)

Birth
1868

Wilhelm Sch„fer, German writer (Ein Totschl„ger)

Birth
1868

Florida constitutional convention meets in Tallahassee

Event
1869

Elizabeth Cady Stanton becomes 1st woman to testify before Congress

Event
1870

"City of Boston" vanishes at sea with all 177 aboard

Event
1870

Hiram R Revels elected to fill unexpired term of Jefferson Davis

Event
1870

Guillaume Jean Joseph Nicolas Lekeu, composer

Birth
1872

Calif Stock Exchange Board organized

Event
1873

Charles A Ellwood, US, sociologist/psychologist

Birth
1873

Johannes V Jensen, Denmark, novelist/poet (Energy Storage, Nobel 1944)

Birth
1877

Ruth St Denis, Newark NJ, ballerina (Dances of the 5 Senses)

Birth
1878

Finlay Currie, Scotland, actor (Quo Vadis, Ivanhoe, Avengers)

Birth
1879

British troops under Lord Chelmsford set camp at Isandlwana

Event
1882

John Linnell, British painter/minaturist/engraver, dies

Death
1883

Billy Barnes takes a hat-trick, England v Aust MCG

Event
1883

Betram Home Ramsay, English admiral/Commander Allied Naval Forces

Birth
1884

A[braham P] Merritt, US, sci-fi author (Moon Pool, Creep Shadow!)

Birth
1887

US Senate approves naval base lease of Pearl Harbor

Event
1888

Leadbelly, Louisiana, blues 12 string guitarist (Rock Island Line)

Birth
1890

Franz Paul Lachner, composer, dies at 86

Death
1891

David Kalakahua, emperor of Hawaii, dies

Death
1891

Mischa Elman, Talnoye Ukraine, US violinist

Birth
1892

Roscoe Ates, Grange Miss, actor (Dep Roscoe-Marshal of Gunsight Pass)

Birth
1892

1st basketball game played (Mass)

Event
1893

Kaj Birket-Smith, Danish etnologist/anthropologist (Eskimos)

Birth