On This Day: January 20th
This is 20th day of the year and 346 days remain in the year.
John Marshall was appointed Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court
The Beatles released their first album in the United States, Meet the Beatles.
52 American hostages seized from the American Embassy in Tehran were released after 444 days in captivity.
Martin Luther King, Jr., day was celebrated as a federal holiday for the first time.
Singer Etta James died less than a week before her 74th birthday.
January 20 BirthdaysBuzz Aldrin(Edwin Eugene Aldrin, Jr.)
1930– American astronaut.
Joy Adamsonwriter and conservationist
Richard Henry Leepolitical leader
Walter Pistoncomposer and teacher
George Burnsactor, comedian