What Happened on January 20, 1900

Day of the Week: Saturday

Famous Birthdays

  • Boris Semyonovich Shekhter, composer
  • Colin Clive, British actor (d. 1937)
  • Doris Deane, WI, entertainer

Famous Deaths

  • John Ruskin, English writer (Dearest Mama Talbot), dies of flu at 81
  • Richard D Blackmore, English novelist (Lorna Doone), dies at 74