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Historical Events Happened In January - 16

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1968  On January - 16 robert R "Bob" Jones, founder (Bob Jones University), dies at 84  

1969  On January - 16 jan Palach immolates himself to protest Soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia  

1969  On January - 16 soviet Soyuz 4 & Soyuz 5 perform first transfer of crew in space  

1969  On January - 16 the Soviets carry out the first manual docking of a spacecraft in orbit  

1969  On January - 16 jan Palach, protesting Soviet invasion of Czech, self immolates at 20  

1970  On this day in history colonel Kadhaffi becomes premier of Libya  

1970  Curt Flood files a civil lawsuit challenging baseball's reserve clause on this day in history.  

1970  Armijn Pane, Indonesian writer (Djinak-djinak merpati), dies at 61 on January - 16.  

1971  On January - 16 kermit Maynard, cowboy actor (Saturday Roundup), dies at 68  

1972  On January - 16 david Seville, singer (Alvin & Chipmunks), dies at 52  

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1973  NBC presents 440th & final showing of "Bonanza" on January - 16.  

1973  On January - 16 uSSR's Lunakhod 2 begins radio-controlled exploration of the Moon  

1973  Ray Barrett, sportscaster (Gillette Summer Sports Reel), dies at 65 on this day in history.  

1974  On this day in history "Jaws" by Peter Benchley is published  

1974  L A Landslide kills 9, Canyonville OR on this day in history.  

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

1978  On this day in history 5th American Music Award Stevie Wonder, Fleetwood Mac & Conway Twitty  

1978  On this day in history soyuz 27 returns to Earth  

1979  On January - 16 shah Mohammed Reza Pahlevi of Iran flees Iran for Egypt  

1979  The ruler of Iran, the Shah, leaves his country on this day in history.  

1979  On January - 16 fred Elizalde, composer, dies at 71  

1980  Paul McCartney jailed in Tokyo for 10 days on marijuana possession on January - 16.  

1980  On January - 16 anna van Wageningen-Salomons, Dut author (Unspoilt Dream), dies at 94  

1981  Ivan Lendl intentionally loses a match in the Volvo Masters in order to avoid having to play Björn Borg on January - 16.  

1981  On this day in history john Lennon releases "Woman" in UK  

1981  Leon Spinks is mugged, his assailants even take his gold teeth on January - 16.  

1981  On January - 16 protestant gunmen shoot & wound Bernadette Devlin McAliskey & husband  

1981  Bernard Lee, actor (Fallen Idol, Dr No), dies at 73 on January - 16.  

1984  11th American Music Award Michael Jackson on January - 16.  

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

1984  Paul & Linda McCartney arrested in Barbados-possession of cannabis on this day in history.  

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.  

1985  "Playboy" announces end of stapling centerfolds on this day in history.  

1986  On January - 16 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.  

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Famous Birthdays In January - 16

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1245  Edmund Crouchback, son of Henry III of England (d. 1296) was born on January - 16.  

1409  René I of Naples (d. 1480) was born on this day in history.  

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

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

1587  Alexander Adriaenssen, Flemish painter was born on this day in history.  

1616  On January - 16 birth of françois de Vendôme, duc de Beaufort, French soldier (d. 1669)  

1626  Lucas Achtschellinck, Flemish painter (d. 1699) was born on January - 16.  

1634  Dorthe Engelbrechtsdatter, Norwegian poet (d. 1716) was born on January - 16.  

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Famous Deaths In January - 16

Famous People Died On This Day In History

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

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

0960  Death of Polyeuctus, Patriarch of Constantinople on January - 16.  

1343  Robert of Anjou, king (Naples), dies on this day in history.  

1400  On January - 16 death of john Holland, 1st Duke of Exeter, English politician (executed) (b. 1352)  

1545  On this day in history death of george Spalatin, German reformer (b. 1484)  

1547  Death of Johannes Schöner, German astronomer and cartographer (b. 1477) on January - 16.  

1554  Death of Christiern Pedersen, Danish humanist (b. 1480) on January - 16.  

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