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Notable Historical Events for January 20th

1993Bill Clinton inaugurated as 42nd US President

1981Ronald Reagan inaugurated as 40th US President

1869Elizabeth Cady Stanton becomes 1st woman to testify before US Congress

1870Hiram R. Revels elected to fill unexpired term of Jefferson Davis

1961Robert Frost recites "Gift Outright" at JFK's inauguration

1958Betsy Rawls wins LPGA Tampa Golf Open

2009Barack Obama, inaugurated as the 44th President of the United States of America, becomes the United States' first African-American president

1987Bank robber Robert Alan Litchfield is arrested at Lake Tahoe

1991Jane Geddes wins LPGA Jamaica Golf Classic

1965Generalissimo Francisco Franco meets with Jewish representatives to discuss legitimizing Jewish communities in Spain

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Notable Birthdays on January 20th

1956Bill Maher, New York New York, American comedian and political commentator (Real Time with Bill Maher, Politically Incorrect)

1888Lead Belly, Louisiana, blues 12 string guitarist (Rock Island Line), (d. 1949)

1920Federico Fellini, Rimini, Kingdom of Italy, film director and scriptwriter (8 1/2, La Dolce Vita)

1930Edwin Aldrin Jr, Montclair NJ, USAF/astro (Gem 12, Ap 11)

1926Patricia Neal, Packard Ky, actress (Hud, Subject Was Roses), (d. 2010)

1910Joy Adamson, (born Friederike Viktoria Gessner) Troppau Austria-Hungary, naturalist/author (Born Free)

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Notable Deaths on January 20th

1936George V, King of Britain (1910-36), dies at 70

1993Audrey Hepburn, actress (Roman Holiday), dies of colon cancer at 63

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