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1968  On this day in history robert R "Bob" Jones, founder (Bob Jones University), dies at 84  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1969  On this day in history jan Palach immolates himself to protest Soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1969  Soviet Soyuz 4 & Soyuz 5 perform first transfer of crew in space on January - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1969  On this day in history the Soviets carry out the first manual docking of a spacecraft in orbit  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1969  Jan Palach, protesting Soviet invasion of Czech, self immolates at 20 on January - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1970  Colonel Kadhaffi becomes premier of Libya on January - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1970  On January - 16 curt Flood files a civil lawsuit challenging baseball's reserve clause  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1970  On January - 16 armijn Pane, Indonesian writer (Djinak-djinak merpati), dies at 61  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1971  Kermit Maynard, cowboy actor (Saturday Roundup), dies at 68 on January - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1972  On this day in history david Seville, singer (Alvin & Chipmunks), dies at 52  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1973  NBC presents 440th & final showing of "Bonanza" on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1973  USSR's Lunakhod 2 begins radio-controlled exploration of the Moon on January - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1973  Ray Barrett, sportscaster (Gillette Summer Sports Reel), dies at 65 on January - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1974  On January - 16 "Jaws" by Peter Benchley is published  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1974  L A Landslide kills 9, Canyonville OR on January - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1976  "Donny & Marie" [Osmond] musical variety show premieres on ABC TV on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1978  5th American Music Award Stevie Wonder, Fleetwood Mac & Conway Twitty on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1978  Soyuz 27 returns to Earth on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1979  Shah Mohammed Reza Pahlevi of Iran flees Iran for Egypt on January - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1979  The ruler of Iran, the Shah, leaves his country on January - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1979  On this day in history fred Elizalde, composer, dies at 71  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1980  Paul McCartney jailed in Tokyo for 10 days on marijuana possession on January - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1980  Anna van Wageningen-Salomons, Dut author (Unspoilt Dream), dies at 94 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1981  Ivan Lendl intentionally loses a match in the Volvo Masters in order to avoid having to play Björn Borg on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1981  John Lennon releases "Woman" in UK on January - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1981  On January - 16 leon Spinks is mugged, his assailants even take his gold teeth  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1981  On January - 16 protestant gunmen shoot & wound Bernadette Devlin McAliskey & husband  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1981  Bernard Lee, actor (Fallen Idol, Dr No), dies at 73 on January - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1984  11th American Music Award Michael Jackson on January - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1984  Extortionist sends letter to Queensland Primary Industries Department threatening to release foot and mouth virus unless state jails are reformed on January - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1984  Paul & Linda McCartney arrested in Barbados-possession of cannabis on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1984  President Reagan called for peaceful competition with Moscow. He authorized research and development on space-age weapons capable of destroying incoming nuclear missiles, the program known as Star Wars on January - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1985  "Playboy" announces end of stapling centerfolds on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1986  On this day in history libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi said Libya would train, arm and protect Arab guerrillas for Palestinian suicide and terrorist missions, his first explicit endorsement of terrorism.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1245  On this day in history birth of edmund Crouchback, son of Henry III of England (d. 1296)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1409  René I of Naples (d. 1480) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1477  On January - 16 birth of johannes Schöner, German astronomer and cartographer (d. 1547)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1501  Anthony Denny, confidant of King Henry VIII of England (d. 1559) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1587  Alexander Adriaenssen, Flemish painter was born on January - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1616  François de Vendôme, duc de Beaufort, French soldier (d. 1669) was born on January - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1626  On January - 16 birth of lucas Achtschellinck, Flemish painter (d. 1699)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1634  On January - 16 birth of dorthe Engelbrechtsdatter, Norwegian poet (d. 1716)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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0308  On this day in history marcellus I, Catholic Pope (-308), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0429  On this day in history honoratius of Arles, bishop/saint, dies [or 430]  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0960  Death of Polyeuctus, Patriarch of Constantinople on January - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1343  Robert of Anjou, king (Naples), dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1400  Death of John Holland, 1st Duke of Exeter, English politician (executed) (b. 1352) on January - 16.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1545  On January - 16 death of george Spalatin, German reformer (b. 1484)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1547  On January - 16 death of johannes Schöner, German astronomer and cartographer (b. 1477)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1554  Death of Christiern Pedersen, Danish humanist (b. 1480) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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