what is today 2014 turquoiseKENTUCKY (1/20/14) – What happened today? Here's a list of a few notable events that occured on this day in history.

1869 – Elizabeth Cady Stanton becomes first woman to testify before US Congress

1926 – Birthday – Patricia Neal, Packard, KY, actress (Hud, Breakfast at Tiffany’s), (d. 2010)

1930 – Birthday – Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin Jr, USAF/astronaut (Gemini 12, Apollo 11)

1946 – Birthday – David Lynch, actor/director (Dune, Eraserhead)

1949 – J. Edgar Hoover gives Shirley Temple a tear gas fountain pen

1965 – Birthday – John Michael Montgomery, singer

1980 – President Jimmy Carter announces US boycott of Olympics in Moscow

1986 – First federal holiday honoring Martin Luther King Jr.

1993 – Bill Clinton inaugurated as 42nd US President

1993 – Audrey Hepburn, actress (Roman Holiday, Funny Face, Breakfast at Tiffany’s), dies of colon cancer at 63

1996 – US female Figure Skating championship won by Michelle Kwan

1997 – Comet Hale-Bopp crosses Mars' orbit

2001 – Twilight actor Peter Facinelli (27) weds actress and director Jennie Garth (28) at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church in Montecito, California

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

2012 – Etta James, American singer, dies from leukemia at 73

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