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Historical Events In January - 05

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1975  A ship called the Lake Illawarra hits the Tasman Bridge across Hobart's Derwent River; seven ship's crew and five motorists die on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1975  Salyut 4 with crew of 2 is launched for 30 days on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1975  On January - 05 don Wilson, pitcher (Astro), dies at 29 of carbon monoxide poisoning  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1976  "MacNeil-Lehrer Report" premieres on PBS on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1976  Cambodia is renamed "Democratic Kampuchea" on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1976  On this day in history greg Chappell scores 182* at SCG against West Indies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1976  On this day in history halifax born journalist Robert MacNeil teams up with Jim Lehrer to co-host the first MacNeil-Lehrer Report on PBS.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1976  On this day in history georges E Migot, French composer, dies at 84  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1977  On this day in history kenya President Jomo Kenyatta disbands parliament  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1977  Onslow Stevens, actor (Mr Fisher-This is the Life), dies at 74 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1979  On January - 05 jazz bassist Charles Mingus dies of a heart attack at age 56.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1979  On this day in history charles Mingus, US jazz bassist/composer/orchestra leader, dies at 56  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1981  On January - 05 "Nightline" with Ted Koppel extended from 20 minutes to 30 minutes  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1981  British police arrest Peter Sutcliffe, a truck driver later convicted of "Yorkshire Ripper" murders of 13 women on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1981  Harold C Urey, US chemist (Deuterium, Nobel 1934), dies at 87 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1982  On January - 05 arkansas judge rules against obligatory teaching of creation  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1982  On this day in history elizabeth Bagshaw dies at age 100; one of Canada's first female doctors  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1982  On this day in history ottawa bans hiring skilled foreign workers in several mining, manufacturing and construction sectors; to protect Canadian jobs.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1982  Hans Conried, actor (Bullwinkle Show, Make Room for Daddy), dies at 64 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1983  On January - 05 roman Catholic Bishops of Canada release New Year's message attacking government economic policy.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1984  Greg Chappell scores 182* in his last Test innings on January - 05.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1985  On this day in history discovery moves to launch pad for STS 51-C mission  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1985  On this day in history robert L. Surtees, American Oscar-winning cinematographer (Ben-Hur) (b. 1906  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1987  On January - 05 canadian author Margaret Laurence takes her own life at age 60, losing a battle with lung cancer;  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1987  On this day in history surrogate Baby M case begins in Hackensack NJ  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1987  On January - 05 margaret Laurence, Canadian author, dies at 60  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1988  Austrian President Waldheim's war record investigated on January - 05.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1988  On this day in history "Pistol Pete" Mavarich, NBAer (Atlanta), dies of a heart attack at 40  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1989  2 French TV newsmen arrested for trying to plant fake bombs on 3 airlines at JFK airport in security test on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1990  On January - 05 arthur Kennedy, actor (Air Force), dies of a brain tumor at 76  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1991  On January - 05 john Eckhardt, actor born without legs (Freaks), dies at 82  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1992  On January - 05 ravi Shastri scores 206 at SCG before being Warne's first cricket Test wicket  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1993  On this day in history brian Lara completes 277 vs Australia at cricket SCG  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1993  Off the Shetland Islands, in Britain Liberian-registered oil tanker Braer, bound for Canada, hits a reef off Shetland and goes aground, spilling its 90 million litres of crude oil into the North Sea on January - 05.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1209  Richard, 1st Earl of Cornwall, Holy Roman Emperor (d. 1272) was born on January - 05.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1548  Francisco Suarez, Spanish theologian (d. 1617) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1560  William Cobbold, composer was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1587  Xu Xiake, Chinese geographer (d. 1641) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1592  On January - 05 birth of shah Jahan, Mughal emperor of India (1628-58), built Taj Mahal  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1596  Henry Lawes, English composer was born on January - 05.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1614  On this day in history birth of archduke Leopold Wilhelm of Austria (d. 1662)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1661  On this day in history birth of jacob Balthasar Schutz, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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0842  Death of Al-Mu'tasim, Abbasid caliph (b. 794) on this day in history.  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  On January - 05 pedro IV, king of Aragon/conqueror of Sicily, dies at 67  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1400  On this day in history 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 OrlĂ©ans, French poet (b. 1394) on January - 05.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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