Historical Events In January - 05
Tuesday, 24 November 2020
1993 On this day in history price is Right model Janice Pennington sues CBS for show accident
1993 On this day in history reggie Jackson elected to Hall of Fame
1993 Washington state hangs serial killer Westley Allan Dodd, the first such execution in the US in 28 years on this day in history.
1993 George L George, Russian/US journalist/director/producer, dies at 85 on this day in history.
1994 The start of a horror spell of New South Wales bushfires; four die, more than 100 hospitalised in one day, scores of homes destroyed; more than15,000 Sydneysiders flee advancing flames on January - 05.
1994 Thomas P. "Tip" O'Neill, former speaker of the House, dies in Boston at age 81 on January - 05.
1995 Lockheed C-140 Jetstar crashes at Isfahan Persia, 18 killed on January - 05.
1995 On January - 05 rogers Cablesystems President Colin Watson says "'We now know we have made a mistake" as consumer revolt forces company to withdraw its negative option billing for seven new specialty cable-television channels
1996 Miami Dolphin coach Don Shula announces his retirement on January - 05.
1996 Muralitharan no-balled for throwing in ODI vs West Indies at the Gabba on this day in history.
1996 The longest US government shutdown ends after 21 days when Congress passes an interim spending measure that allows federal employees to return to work on January - 05.
1996 Yahya Ayyash, the "Engineer", the elusive mastermind behind a wave of Islamic suicide bombings against Israel, is killed in Gaza, apparently by a booby-trapped mobile phone on this day in history.
1997 On January - 05 french trains are diverted to pick up stranded skiers and German rail stations are converted into homeless shelters as the death toll from Europe's longest cold spell in a decade passes 230.
1997 In ocean racing, Montreal solo sailor Gerry Roufs disappears at sea while circumnavigating the Globe on this day in history.
1998 On this day in history ice storm knocks out electricity in Quebec & Ontario
1998 Sonny Bono, half of the Sonny and Cher pop duo and politician, dies in a skiing accident in Lake Tahoe, California at age 62 on January - 05.
1998 On January - 05 vandals decapitate Copenhagen's Little Mermaid
1999 On this day in history four US jets fire on and miss four Iraqi MiGs testing the "no-fly" zone over southern Iraq in the first air-to-air confrontation in more than six years.
2006 On this day in history a hotel in Mecca, Saudi Arabia collapses, killing 76 pilgrims visiting to perform hajj.
2007 Taiwan High Speed Rail open between Taipei and Kaohsiung on this day in history.
2007 On January - 05 war in Somalia: The first shots are fired in the battle for control of the border town of Ras Kamboni.
2018 North Korea accepts South Korean invitation for high-level talks on January - 05.
2018 On January - 05 kitwe in Zambia bans shaking hands and the sale of fresh food in attempt to prevent a cholera outbreak
2018 On January - 05 "Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House" by Michael Wolff is published by Henry Holt and Company
2019 Hopman Cup Tennis, Perth: Swiss pair Roger Federer & Belinda Bencic clinch 2-1 win over Germany; beat Angelique Kerber & Alexander Zverev 4-0, 1-4, 4-3; Switzerland's 4th event success on this day in history.
2019 On this day in history golden State and Sacramento combine for 41 3-pointers in Warriors' 127-123 win; set new NBA record for 3s in a game; Stephen Curry hits 10 triples while Buddy Hield leads Kings with 8, Justin Jackson adds 5
2019 On this day in history bartholomew I of Constantinople issues a formal decree granting independence to the Orthodox Church of Ukraine from the Russian Orthodox Church.