Birthdays/Anniversaries

RSS Today in History

  • Today in History for 20th January 2017
    Historical Events 1778 - 1st American military court martial trial begins, Cambridge, Mass 1952 - British army occupies Ismailiya, Suez Canal Zone 1958 - KUED TV channel 7 in Salt Lake City, UT (PBS) begins broadcasting 1972 - Six oil exporting countries conclude meetings with Western oil companies; an agreement is reached to raise the […]

RSS Famous Birthdays

  • Famous Birthdays for 20th January 2017
    1622 - Susanna van Baerle, Dutch poet/wife of Geeraert Burns 1703 - Joseph-Hector Fiocco, composer 1762 - Jerome-Joseph de Momigny, composer 1910 - Lauritz Lauritzen, German politician 1915 - Joe Hitchcock, darts player (leader of St Dunstan's Four) 1922 - Lord James Hanson, English industrialist/House of Lords (Conservative) 1923 - Nora Brockstedt, Norwegian singer 1951 […]