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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  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1993  On this day in history reggie Jackson elected to Hall of Fame  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1993  Washington state hangs serial killer Westley Allan Dodd, the first such execution in the US in 28 years on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1993  George L George, Russian/US journalist/director/producer, dies at 85 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1994  Thomas P. "Tip" O'Neill, former speaker of the House, dies in Boston at age 81 on January - 05.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1995  Lockheed C-140 Jetstar crashes at Isfahan Persia, 18 killed on January - 05.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1996  Miami Dolphin coach Don Shula announces his retirement on January - 05.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1996  Muralitharan no-balled for throwing in ODI vs West Indies at the Gabba on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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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.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1997  In ocean racing, Montreal solo sailor Gerry Roufs disappears at sea while circumnavigating the Globe on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1998  On this day in history ice storm knocks out electricity in Quebec & Ontario  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1998  On January - 05 vandals decapitate Copenhagen's Little Mermaid  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2006  On this day in history a hotel in Mecca, Saudi Arabia collapses, killing 76 pilgrims visiting to perform hajj.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2007  Taiwan High Speed Rail open between Taipei and Kaohsiung on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2007  On January - 05 war in Somalia: The first shots are fired in the battle for control of the border town of Ras Kamboni.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2018  North Korea accepts South Korean invitation for high-level talks on January - 05.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2018  On January - 05 kitwe in Zambia bans shaking hands and the sale of fresh food in attempt to prevent a cholera outbreak  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2018  On January - 05 "Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House" by Michael Wolff is published by Henry Holt and Company  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1209  On January - 05 birth of richard, 1st Earl of Cornwall, Holy Roman Emperor (d. 1272)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1548  On this day in history birth of francisco Suarez, Spanish theologian (d. 1617)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1560  On this day in history birth of william Cobbold, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1587  On January - 05 birth of xu Xiake, Chinese geographer (d. 1641)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1592  On this day in history birth of shah Jahan, Mughal emperor of India (1628-58), built Taj Mahal  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1596  On January - 05 birth of henry Lawes, English composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1614  On January - 05 birth of archduke Leopold Wilhelm of Austria (d. 1662)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1661  On January - 05 birth of jacob Balthasar Schutz, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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0842  On January - 05 death of al-Mu'tasim, Abbasid caliph (b. 794)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1066  On January - 05 edward de Belijder, the Confessor, king of England (1043-66), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1387  Pedro IV, king of Aragon/conqueror of Sicily, dies at 67 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1400  On January - 05 death of john Montacute, 3rd Earl of Salisbury, English politician (executed) (b. ca. 1350)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1425  On this day in history death of john of Bavaria/Bayern, liege of Holland/Zealand/Dordrecht, poisoned  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1448  Death of Christopher of Bavaria (b. 1416) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1465  Death of Charles, Duke of Orléans, French poet (b. 1394) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1477  On this day in history charles, the Bold, duke of Burgundy/writer, dies at 43  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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