20 January in History : Major Events

20 January - Today in History - Let see what happened on this day in India and World

In India and world history January 20 has a special significance, because on this day there have been many such incidents which have been recorded forever in the pages of history. Let us know that some of the most important events that will increase your general knowledge. The collected facts will be such as: the people born on this day, the passing of the famous persons, the war pact, the freedom of any country, the invention of new technologies, the change of power, the important national and international day etc

List of historical events of 20 January:

YearEvent/Incidence/Incident
1997The newly discovered comet Hale-Bopp crossed Mar's orbit at 6:00 PM.
1997Pakistan defeated West Indies 2-0 thereby winning one-day Australian series.
1998Warners Brothers TV Network begins Tuesday night programming.
2001George Bush sworn in as the 43rd President of U.S.
2009Barack Obama sworn in as the 44th President of U.S.
20106.1 magnitude aftershock stroked Haiti just after heavy earthquake.
2011Scientists have claimed that 2010 was the warmest ever recorded in 200 years.
2012Around 2000 Malawi women protested against attacks on women wearing trousers by unemployed youths and street vendors.
2013US President Barack Obama inaugurated the Blue Room of the White House, this is the 2nd term in his office.
2014The social security numbers and credit card details were stolen in South Korea by an IT contractor.

List of famous people who born on 20 January:

YearName/Profession/Country
1971Jung Woong-in / Actor / South Korea
1944Farhad Mehrad / Singer / Iran
1932Lou Fontinato / Ice Hockey Player / Canada
1878Ruth St. Denis / Educator / United States of America
1964Jack Lewis / Author / United States of America
225Gordian III / Emperor / Roman Republic
1970Edwin McCain / Writer / United States of America
1982Fredrik Strømstad / Footballer / Norway
1781Joseph Hormayr / Politician / Austria
1971Ger McDonnell / Engineer / Ireland
1934Tom Baker / Actor / United Kingdom
1956Maria Larsson / Politician / Sweden
1969Patrick K. Kroupa / Activist / United States of America
1931Hachidai Nakamura / Pianist / Japan
1985Tanel Sokk / Basketball Player / Estonia
1870Guillaume Lekeu / Pianist / Belgium
1975Norberto Fontana / Racing Car Driver / Argentina
1953Jeffrey Epstein / Philanthropist / United States of America
1989Washington Santana da Silva / Footballer / Brazil
1944José Luis Garci / Producer / Spain
1988Uwa Elderson Echiéjilé / Footballer / Nigeria
1926Patricia Neal / Actress / United States of America
1798Anson Jones / Politician / United States of America
1965Anton Weissenbacher / Footballer / Romania
1902Leon Ames / Actor / United States of America
1716Jean-Jacques Barthélemy / Archaeologist / France
1952Nikos Sideris / Poet / Greece
1926Patricia Neal / Actress / United States of America
1955McKeeva Bush / Politician / Cayman Islands
1972Nikki Haley / Politician / United States of America

List of famous Indian people who born on 20 January:

YearName/Profession/Country
1927Qurratulain Hyder / Journalist / India
1940Krishnam Raju / Politician / India
1982Ruchi Sanghvi / Engineer / India

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