Historical Events In January - 03
Wednesday, 12 August 2020
1985 Israel government confirms resettlement of 10,000 Ethiopian Jews on this day in history.
1985 Lucien Cailliet, composer, dies at 93 on this day in history.
1986 On January - 03 the Skytrain commences operation between Vancouver and New Westminster, BC.
1986 On this day in history jens Bjerre, composer, dies at 82
1987 On this day in history former Miss America Vanessa Williams marries Ramon T Hervey in New York City NY
1987 Rock &Roll Hall of Fame inducts first female artist Aretha Franklin on January - 03.
1988 Israel orders 9 Palestinian "instigators" deported from W Beirut on this day in history.
1988 On this day in history margaret Thatcher becomes longest-serving British PM this century
1988 Gaston Eyskens, PM of Belgium (1949, 1958-61, 1968-72), dies at 82 on this day in history.
1989 Jim &Tammy Bakker return to TV (Oy Vey!) on January - 03.
1989 On this day in history russian newspaper Izvestia gets its first commercial advertisement
1990 On this day in history panama's leader General Manuel Noriega surrenders to US authorities
1991 Israel reopens consulate in USSR after 23 years on this day in history.
1991 On this day in history los Angeles King Wayne Gretzky scores his 700th goal against New York Islanders
1992 On this day in history 32 Cubans defect to the US via helicopter
1992 Boon completes 11 Test Cricket century, 129* vs India at Sydney on January - 03.
1993 Junk bond king Michael Milkin is released from jail after 22 months on this day in history.
1993 On this day in history the Russian and American leaders sign the second START agreement in Moscow
1993 On this day in history u.S. President George Bush and Russian President Boris Yeltsin sign a treaty to reduce the inventory of nuclear missiles.
1994 On this day in history 100s killed in Venezuela in prison revolt
1994 On January - 03 35-foot-tall Chief Wahoo, trademark of Indians on top of Stadium since 1962, is taken down, to be moved to Jacob's Field
1994 On this day in history a Russian Tupolev-154M crashes at Irkutsk, Siberia 122 killed
1995 On this day in history the U.S. Postal Service raises the price for a 1st-class stamp to 32 cents.
1997 On this day in history bryant Gumbel co-hosted his final "Today" show on NBC-TV
1997 Eddo Brandes takes ODI hat-trick vs England at Harare on this day in history.
1997 Zimbabwe clean-sweep ODI series vs England 3-0 on January - 03.
2006 Twelve dead coal miners and one survivor are discovered in the Sago Mine Disaster near Buckhannon, West Virginia, U.S on this day in history.
2007 On January - 03 china conducts an anti-terror raid in Xinjiang.
2009 Israeli ground forces invade Gaza on January - 03.
2013 On January - 03 27 Shiite pilgrims are killed and 60 are injured by a suicide bombing in Musayyib, Iraq
2014 Cambodian garment workers go on strike demanding a wage increase on January - 03.
2018 On January - 03 security expert reveal two security flaws, Meltdown and Spectre which affect most microprocessors
2018 Lawyers of US President Trump try to stop the publication of book on Trump's administration "Fire and Fury" by Michael Wolff on this day in history.
2018 On this day in history previously unknown ancient Beringians group of people unearthed in Alaska, earliest known Native Americans at 11,500 years old