TODAY IN HISTORY - January 20th:

1930 - 1st radio broadcast of "Lone Ranger" (WXYZ-Detroit)
1937 - 1st US Presidential Inauguration day held on Jan 20th, (previously March 4th)
1945 - Franklin D. Roosevelt sworn-in for an unprecedented 4th term as US President
1961 - The Democrat J.F. Kennedy is inaugurated as President of the United States, the youngest ever sworn in
2009 - Barack Obama, inaugurated as the 44th President of the United States of America, becomes the United States' first African-American president


1896 - George Burns, [Nathan Birnbaum], actor/comedian (Oh God), born in NYC, New York
1956 - Bill Maher, New York New York, American comedian and political commentator (Real Time with Bill Maher, Politically Incorrect)
1930 - Edwin Aldrin Jr, Montclair NJ, USAF/astro (Gem 12, Ap 11)
1965 - John Michael Montgomery, American singer

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1969 - Melissa Rivers, TV hostess (MTV, CBS Morning News), born in NYC, New York

1968 - Actress Sharon Tate (24) weds actor/director Roman Polanski (34) in Chelsea, London
2001 - "Fast Lane" actor Peter Facinelli (27) weds actress and director Jennie Garth (28) at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church in Montecito, California


1959 - Carl Switzer, actor (Alfalfa-Our Gang), shot to death at 31
1993 - Audrey Hepburn, actress (Roman Holiday), dies of colon cancer at 63

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