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History for January 20:

Events:
1265 - First English Parliament called into session by the Earl of Leicester.
1783 - End of the Revolutionary War.
1872 - California Stock Exchange Board organized.
1892 - First basketball game played.
1929 - First feature talking motion picture taken outdoors, titled "In Old Arizona."
1953 - First live coast-to-coast inauguration address.
1953 - First telecast transmitted to Canada - from Buffalo, NY.
1964 - "Meet The Beatles" album released in US.
1981 - The Iran hostages are freed after 444 days.

Birthdays:
1891 - Violinist Mischa Elman
1894 - Harold Gray, creator of "Little Orphan Annie."
1896 - Nathan Birnbaum (better known as George Burns).
1926 - Patricia Neal in Packard, KY
1930 - Edwin (Buzz) Aldrin, Jr, astronaut
1937 - Dorothy Provine in Deadwood, SD
1937 - Joan Rivers, Comedienne

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