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Historical Events Happened In January - 16

Monday, 01 September 2014

1968  Robert R "Bob" Jones, founder (Bob Jones University), dies at 84 on this day in history.  

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

1969  Soviet Soyuz 4 & Soyuz 5 perform first transfer of crew in space on this day in history.  

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

1969  Jan Palach, protesting Soviet invasion of Czech, self immolates at 20 on this day in history.  

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  On this day in history armijn Pane, Indonesian writer (Djinak-djinak merpati), dies at 61  

1971  Kermit Maynard, cowboy actor (Saturday Roundup), dies at 68 on this day in history.  

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

1973  On this day in history nBC presents 440th & final showing of "Bonanza"  

1973  USSR's Lunakhod 2 begins radio-controlled exploration of the Moon on this day in history.  

1973  On this day in history ray Barrett, sportscaster (Gillette Summer Sports Reel), dies at 65  

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

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 this day in history 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  Fred Elizalde, composer, dies at 71 on this day in history.  

1980  Paul McCartney jailed in Tokyo for 10 days on marijuana possession on this day in history.  

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

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.  

1981  John Lennon releases "Woman" in UK on this day in history.  

1981  On this day in history leon Spinks is mugged, his assailants even take his gold teeth  

1981  On this day in history protestant gunmen shoot & wound Bernadette Devlin McAliskey & husband  

1981  On this day in history bernard Lee, actor (Fallen Idol, Dr No), dies at 73  

1984  11th American Music Award Michael Jackson on this day in history.  

1984  On this day in history extortionist sends letter to Queensland Primary Industries Department threatening to release foot and mouth virus unless state jails are reformed.  

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

1984  On this day in history 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.  

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

1986  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 on this day in history.  

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Famous People Born On This Day In History

1245  Edmund Crouchback, son of Henry III of England (d. 1296) was born on this day in history.  

1409  On this day in history birth of rené I of Naples (d. 1480)  

1477  On this day in history birth of johannes Schöner, German astronomer and cartographer (d. 1547)  

1501  On this day in history birth of anthony Denny, confidant of King Henry VIII of England (d. 1559)  

1587  On this day in history birth of alexander Adriaenssen, Flemish painter  

1616  François de Vendôme, duc de Beaufort, French soldier (d. 1669) was born on this day in history.  

1626  Lucas Achtschellinck, Flemish painter (d. 1699) was born on this day in history.  

1634  On this day in history birth of dorthe Engelbrechtsdatter, Norwegian poet (d. 1716)  

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 this day in history.  

1343  On this day in history robert of Anjou, king (Naples), dies  

1400  Death of John Holland, 1st Duke of Exeter, English politician (executed) (b. 1352) on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1554  Death of Christiern Pedersen, Danish humanist (b. 1480) on this day in history.