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 This day in History - January 20
420 Historic Events for January 20
1894

Walter Hamor Piston, Rockland Maine, composer (Incredible Flutis)

Birth
1894

Harold L Gray, creator (Little Orphan Annie)

Birth
1895

Eva A Jessye, US singer/actress/songwriter (Hallelujah)

Birth
1896

Rolfe Sedan, NYC, actor (Mailman-George Burns Show)

Birth
1896

George Burns, [Nathan Birnbaum], NYC, actor/comedian (Oh God)

Birth
1896

Elmer R Diktonius, Finnish musicologist/author (Janne Kubik)

Birth
1896

Heinrich M von Battenberg, German son-in-law of Victoria, dies at 37

Death
1897

Mae Busch, Australian/US actress (Cowboy Socialist)

Birth
1898

Colin Clive, [Greig], St Malo France, actor (Bride of Frankenstein)

Birth
1899

Kenjiro Takayanagi, VP (JVC)

Birth
1899

Alexander Tcherepnin, composer

Birth
1900

Doris Deane, WI, entertainer

Birth
1900

Boris Semyonovich Shekhter, composer

Birth
1900

John Ruskin, English writer (Dearest Mama Talbot), dies of flu at 81

Death
1900

Richard D Blackmore, English novelist (Lorna Doone), dies at 74

Death
1903

Leon Ames, Portland Indiana, actor (Mr Ed, Father of the Bride)

Birth
1903

Sybil Marion Rosenfeld, theatre historian

Birth
1904

Alexandra Danilova, Peterhof Russia, ballerina (Turning Point)

Birth
1904

Theodore Brameld, author/educator (Use of Explosive Ideas)

Birth
1904

Renato Caccioppoli, Italian mathematician/grandson of Bakunin

Birth
1905

Stanislaw Pilinski, composer, dies at 65

Death
1907

Roy Welensky, Premier (Rhodesia/Nyasaland 1956-63)

Birth
1908

Ian Peebles, cricketer (Scottish leg-spinner, England 1927-31)

Birth
1908

Paula Wessely, Austrian actress/producer (Masquerade)

Birth
1908

Wilfred Conwell Bain, composer

Birth