Historical Events In January - 02
Monday, 03 August 2020
1975 US Department of Interior designates grizzly bear a threatened species on this day in history.
1977 On this day in history erroll Garner, jazz pianist (Misty), dies at 53
1978 Bülent Ecevit forms government in Turkey on January - 02.
1978 On this day in history rhino Records releases their first album "Wildmania"
1979 On this day in history sid Vicious' trial for murder of girlfriend Nancy Spingen begins
1980 68th Australian Men Tennis Guillermo Vilas beat John Sadri (76 63 62) on this day in history.
1980 Larry Williams, rocker, dies at 44 on January - 02.
1981 Mary Terstegge Meagher swims female record 200 meter butterfly (2 05.65) on this day in history.
1981 On this day in history sylvester Clarke knocks out spectator with brick, West Indies vs Pakistan
1981 On this day in history david Lynch, singer (Platters-My Prayer), dies at 51
1982 On this day in history "Camelot" closes at Winter Garden Theater New York City NY after 48 performances
1982 On January - 02 70th Australian Mens Tennis Johan Kriek beats S Denton (62 76 67 64)
1982 Islanders start 23 undefeated home streak (21-0-2) 14 straight wins on January - 02.
1982 On this day in history san Diego Chargers beat Miami Dolphins, 41-38 in 13 52 of OT
1983 On this day in history "Sophisticated Ladies" closes at Lunt-Fontanne New York City NY after 767 performances
1983 Don Muraco beats Pedro Morales to become WWF Intercontinental Champ on January - 02.
1983 On January - 02 gary Trudeau takes a 20-month break from writing "Doonesbury"
1983 Ken Anderson of Cincinnati OH completes record 20 consecutive passes on January - 02.
1983 Prime Minister Pierre Elliott Trudeau starts 18-day mission to Hong Kong, Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Brunei, Philippines on this day in history.
1983 The musical Annie, based on the comic strip Little Orphan Annie, ends its Broadway run after 2,377 performances on this day in history.
1983 Bernard George Stevens, composer, dies at 66 on this day in history.
1984 Darryl Cullinan, 16, scores his first first-class cricket century on January - 02.
1984 On January - 02 miami beats Nebraska in Orange Bowl for college football championship
1984 On this day in history riot in Tunis kills over 100
1984 On January - 02 wilson Goode, sworn-in as Philadelphia's first black mayor
1985 On January - 02 90th hat trick in Islander history-Brent Sutter
1985 On this day in history australia beat West Indies by innings at SCG, Bob Holland 10 match wickets
1985 On January - 02 egyptian President Mubarak re-appoints Coptic pope Shenuda III
1985 Nevada-Las Vegas beats Utah 142-140, highest college basketball score on January - 02.
1985 Undefeated Brigham Young University becomes college football champion on January - 02.
1986 191.66 million shares traded in New York Stock Exchange on January - 02.
1986 New York Islander, Mike Bossy, scores his 500th goal on January - 02.
1986 Una Merkel, US actress (Abraham Lincoln), dies at 82 on this day in history.
1987 Penn State upsets Miami in Fiesta Bowl for college football champ on January - 02.