20 January It happened today…….
1779 Death of the stage actor, David Garrick.
1878 Cleopatra’s Needle arrives in London from Alexandria.
1937 Franklin D Roosevelt inaugurated as US President for second time.
1971 RAF Red Arrows display team collide in mid air, killing four.
1981 Ronald Reagan inaugurated as US President.
1981 US hostages held in Tehran are released.