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 This day in History - January 20
420 Historic Events for January 20
1943

Giacomo Benvenuti, composer, dies at 57

Death
1943

Lead SD, temp is 52øF, while 1.5 miles away Deadwood SD records -16øF

Event
1944

Lieven Soete, Dutch publicist (Molotov-Ribbentrop-pact)

Birth
1944

Isao Okano, Japan, middleweight judo (Olympic-gold-1964)

Birth
1944

Eddie Shah, English publisher (Today, Post)

Birth
1944

RAF drops 2300 ton bombs on Berlin

Event
1945

Peter Beckwith, English real estate developer/multi-millionaire

Birth
1945

Eric Stewart, rock guitarist (10cc-I'm Not in Love)

Birth
1945

FDR sworn-in for an unprecedented 4th term as president

Event
1946

David Lynch, Missoula Montana, actor/director (Dune, Eraserhead)

Birth
1946

F Gouin follows De Gaulle as temporary leader of French govt

Event
1947

Ronald Townson, rock singer (5th Dimension-We Can Fly)

Birth
1947

Brigadier General Edwin K Wright, USA, becomes deputy director of CIA

Event
1947

Josh Gibson, Negro League slugger, dies of a brain tumor at age 35

Death
1947

George Grantham, rocker (Poco-Crazy Eyes)

Birth
1947

Malcolm McLaren, founded rock group (Sex Pistols-God Save the Queen)

Birth
1948

Anatoly Shcharansky, Soviet human rights activist/‚migr‚

Birth
1948

Jerry Ross, Ind, Lt Col USAF/astronaut (STS 61B, 27, 37, 55, 74,sk:88)

Birth
1948

Melvyn John Pritchard, England, rocker (Barclay James Harvest)

Birth
1948

Mahatma Gandhi, India's pacifist, assassinated

Death
1949

J Edgar Hoover gives Shirley Temple a tear gas fountain pen

Event
1949

Ivana Trump, former wife of Donald

Birth
1949

Kieron Walsh, academic

Birth
1949

Pres Truman announces his point 4 program

Event
1949

Josephus T J Cuypers, architect (Amsterdam Stock Exchange), dies at 87

Death