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 This day in History - January 20
420 Historic Events for January 20
1930

Edwin E "Buzz" Aldrin Jr, Montclair NJ, USAF/astro (Gem 12, Ap 11)

Birth
1931

Sawako Ariyoshi, Japanese writer (Compound Pollution, Doctor's Wife)

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1931

Thomas Roy Garrett, museum curator

Birth
1933

Ron Townson, St Louis Mo, rock vocalist (5th Dimension-Up Up and Away)

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1934

Japan sends Henry Pu Yi as regent to emperor of Manchuria

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1934

Tom Baker, actor (Angels Die Hard, Vault of Horror)

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1936

Edward VIII succeeds British king George V

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1936

Eldred G Maduro, minister (Netherland Antilles)

Birth
1936

George V, King of Britain (1910-36), dies at 70

Death
1937

Dorothy Provine, Deadwood SD, actress (Good Neighbor Sam, Darn Cat)

Birth
1937

1st Inauguration day on Jan 20th, (held every 4th years there-after)

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1937

-45øF (-43øC), Boca, Calif (state record)

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1939

Murle Breer, LPGA golfer

Birth
1939

Hitler proclaims to German parliament to exterminate all European Jews

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1939

Charles Ives' 1st Sonate "Concord," premieres

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1939

Nalin Chandra Wickramasinghe, Indian astronomer

Birth
1940

Carol Heiss Jenkins, NYC, figure skater (Oly-gold/silver-56, 60)

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1940

Jorge Peixinho, composer

Birth
1941

B‚la Bart¢k's 6th string quartet, premieres in NYC

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1942

Slim Whitman, yoddler/country singer (Home on the Range)

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1942

Japanese air raid on Rabaul New Britain

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1942

Japanese invade Burma

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1942

Nazi officials hold notorious Wannsee conference in Berlin deciding on "final solution" calling for extermination of Europe's Jews

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1943

Operation-Weiss: Assault of German, Italian, Bulgarian and Croatian

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1943

Roeland HG "Roel" van Duyn, Dutch Provo politician

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