Historical Events In January - 05
Tuesday, 24 November 2020
1975 On January - 05 a ship called the Lake Illawarra hits the Tasman Bridge across Hobart's Derwent River; seven ship's crew and five motorists die.
1975 On January - 05 salyut 4 with crew of 2 is launched for 30 days
1975 Don Wilson, pitcher (Astro), dies at 29 of carbon monoxide poisoning on this day in history.
1976 "MacNeil-Lehrer Report" premieres on PBS on this day in history.
1976 On January - 05 cambodia is renamed "Democratic Kampuchea"
1976 Greg Chappell scores 182* at SCG against West Indies on January - 05.
1976 Halifax born journalist Robert MacNeil teams up with Jim Lehrer to co-host the first MacNeil-Lehrer Report on PBS on January - 05.
1976 Georges E Migot, French composer, dies at 84 on January - 05.
1977 Kenya President Jomo Kenyatta disbands parliament on January - 05.
1977 On this day in history onslow Stevens, actor (Mr Fisher-This is the Life), dies at 74
1979 Jazz bassist Charles Mingus dies of a heart attack at age 56 on this day in history.
1979 On January - 05 charles Mingus, US jazz bassist/composer/orchestra leader, dies at 56
1981 On January - 05 "Nightline" with Ted Koppel extended from 20 minutes to 30 minutes
1981 British police arrest Peter Sutcliffe, a truck driver later convicted of "Yorkshire Ripper" murders of 13 women on this day in history.
1981 On January - 05 harold C Urey, US chemist (Deuterium, Nobel 1934), dies at 87
1982 Arkansas judge rules against obligatory teaching of creation on this day in history.
1982 On January - 05 elizabeth Bagshaw dies at age 100; one of Canada's first female doctors
1982 Ottawa bans hiring skilled foreign workers in several mining, manufacturing and construction sectors; to protect Canadian jobs on this day in history.
1982 On this day in history hans Conried, actor (Bullwinkle Show, Make Room for Daddy), dies at 64
1983 Roman Catholic Bishops of Canada release New Year's message attacking government economic policy on January - 05.
1984 On January - 05 greg Chappell scores 182* in his last Test innings
1985 On January - 05 discovery moves to launch pad for STS 51-C mission
1985 Robert L. Surtees, American Oscar-winning cinematographer (Ben-Hur) (b. 1906 on January - 05.
1987 Canadian author Margaret Laurence takes her own life at age 60, losing a battle with lung cancer; on January - 05.
1987 On January - 05 surrogate Baby M case begins in Hackensack NJ
1987 Margaret Laurence, Canadian author, dies at 60 on January - 05.
1988 Austrian President Waldheim's war record investigated on January - 05.
1988 "Pistol Pete" Mavarich, NBAer (Atlanta), dies of a heart attack at 40 on this day in history.
1989 On January - 05 2 French TV newsmen arrested for trying to plant fake bombs on 3 airlines at JFK airport in security test
1990 Arthur Kennedy, actor (Air Force), dies of a brain tumor at 76 on this day in history.
1991 John Eckhardt, actor born without legs (Freaks), dies at 82 on January - 05.
1992 On January - 05 ravi Shastri scores 206 at SCG before being Warne's first cricket Test wicket
1993 Brian Lara completes 277 vs Australia at cricket SCG on January - 05.
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.