1981 - Ronald Reagan inaugurated as President
1949 - President Truman announces his Point Four program
1942 - Japanese invade Burma
1920 - American Civil Liberties Union Founded
1783 - Great Britain signs preliminary peace treaty ending American Revolutionary War
This Day In Business
2011 - Co-founder of Google, Larry Page is named as the new Google CEO - replacing Eric Schmidt whom had served as CEO since 2001.
1965 - The Byrds record their hit "Mr. Tambourine Man."
1785 - Samuel Ellis advertises to sell Oyster Island (Ellis Island), no takers.
1892 - The first known official basketball game is played at the YMCA gymnasium in Springfield, Massachusetts.
January 20th Holiday
Presidential Inauguration (Every Four Years) - Day when United States President is sworn into office.
Today's Birthday Trivia
His second studio album, Man on the Moon II: The Legend of Mr. Rager, reached the top 5 position on the US charts. Who is he?
Today's Birthday Horoscope
Learn about people born on this day by reading the January 20 Birthday Horoscope.
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