January 20th

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The January 20 (in Austria and South Tyrol : January 20 ) is the 20th day of the Gregorian calendar , so stay 345 days (in leap years 346 days) by year end.

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Events

Politics and world events

1320: Wladyslaw I.
1663: Perpetual Reichstag
1848: Frederick VII of Denmark
1934: DAF (factory flag)
1942: Villa of the Wannsee Conference
1961: John F. Kennedy
2009: Barack Obama's swearing in

economy

1885: Thompson's Switchback Railway

science and technology

1840: discovery of Adélieland
1995: Pont de Normandie

Culture

1752: Builder Charles IV of Naples and Sicily
1902: The court theater before the fire

society

religion

Disasters

  • 1887 : The British emigrant ship Kapunda collides with the barque Ada Melmore on the Brazilian coast and sinks within five minutes. Of the 313 people on board, 297 are killed, including all women and children.
1905: The Egyptian Bridge after it collapsed

Minor accidents are listed in the sub-articles of Catastrophe .

nature and environment

1880: The creation of the Islas Quemadas

Sports

Entries of track and field world records can be found under the respective discipline under track and field .

Born

Before the 18th century

Sebastian Münster (* 1488)

18th century

19th century

Centa Bré (* 1870)
Rudolf Bernauer (* 1880)

20th century

1901-1925

Manfred von Ardenne (* 1907)
Federico Fellini (* 1920)

1926-1950

Buzz Aldrin (born 1930)
Edward Feigenbaum (* 1936)
David Lynch (* 1946)

1951-1975

Ute Hommola (* 1952)
Ján Figeľ (* 1960)
Wigald Boning (* 1967)

1976-2000

Volodymyr Hrojsman (* 1978)
Marco Simoncelli (* 1987)

Died

Before the 17th century

17th and 18th centuries

Rudolf II († 1612)

19th century

Bettina von Arnim († 1859)

20th century

1901-1950

Zénobe Gramme († 1901)

1951-2000

James Brendan Connolly († 1957)
John Harding († 1989)

21st century

Al Hirschfeld († 2003)
Georg Lohmeier († 2015)

Holidays and memorial days

  • Church memorial days

The list of days of remembrance and action contains further entries .


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