January 20 holidays in 2018
Daylight Saving Time ends
Clock Change/daylight Saving Time
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Historical Events on January 20
General hostilities in the American Revolutionary War come to an end between Great Britain and Spain and France when a peace treaty is officially signed.
The third part of the First Fleet finally makes it to Botany Bay on this day. It is decided by Arthur Philip that the area isn’t suitable for a penal colony, so it’s moved to Port Jackson.
The British begin occupation of Hong Kong Island.
The United States Navy is given permission to lease Pearl Harbor, Hawaii as a naval base by the U.S Senate.
The ACLU – the American Civil Liberties Union – is established on this day.
full-length motion picture that was filmed outdoors and with sound, “In Old Arizona”, is released on this day.
Edward VIII ascends the throne of the United Kingdom.
In Bucharest, Romania, a German officer is killed. This sparks a rebellion and retaliation by the Nazis. Over a hundred and twenty-five Jews are killed and thirty soldiers.
The two month process of evacuating over 1.8 million people from East Prussia begins on this day during World War II.
Dwight D. Eisenhower is inaugurated as the 34
President of the U.S.
Forty charter member radio stations begin the National Negro Network in the U.S.
Iran releases over 50 American hostages just 20 minutes after the inauguration of U.S. President Ronald Reagan.
Barack Obama is inaugurated as the 44
President of the U.S. He’s the first African-American President of the U.S.
Donald Trump is inaugurated as the 45
President of the U.S.
American mob boss Enoch L. Johnson is born in
American journalist and author, Forrest Wilson is born in
American actor Leon Ames is born in
American comedian, TV host and political commentator, Bill Maher is born in
American actor Lorenzo Lamas is born in
American author Tami Hoag is born in
American author R.A. Salvatore is born in
American video game designer and co-founder of Maxis, Will Wright is born in
American actor James Denton is born in
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