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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.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1975  On January - 05 salyut 4 with crew of 2 is launched for 30 days  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1975  Don Wilson, pitcher (Astro), dies at 29 of carbon monoxide poisoning on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1976  On January - 05 cambodia is renamed "Democratic Kampuchea"  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1976  Greg Chappell scores 182* at SCG against West Indies on January - 05.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1976  Halifax born journalist Robert MacNeil teams up with Jim Lehrer to co-host the first MacNeil-Lehrer Report on PBS on January - 05.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1976  Georges E Migot, French composer, dies at 84 on January - 05.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1977  Kenya President Jomo Kenyatta disbands parliament on January - 05.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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1979  Jazz bassist Charles Mingus dies of a heart attack at age 56 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1979  On January - 05 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  On January - 05 harold C Urey, US chemist (Deuterium, Nobel 1934), dies at 87  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1982  Arkansas judge rules against obligatory teaching of creation on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1982  On January - 05 elizabeth Bagshaw dies at age 100; one of Canada's first female doctors  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

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

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

1985  On January - 05 discovery moves to launch pad for STS 51-C mission  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1985  Robert L. Surtees, American Oscar-winning cinematographer (Ben-Hur) (b. 1906 on January - 05.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1987  On January - 05 surrogate Baby M case begins in Hackensack NJ  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

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

1989  On January - 05 2 French TV newsmen arrested for trying to plant fake bombs on 3 airlines at JFK airport in security test  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1990  Arthur Kennedy, actor (Air Force), dies of a brain tumor at 76 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1991  John Eckhardt, actor born without legs (Freaks), dies at 82 on January - 05.  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  Brian Lara completes 277 vs Australia at cricket SCG on January - 05.  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  On this day in history birth of richard, 1st Earl of Cornwall, Holy Roman Emperor (d. 1272)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1548  Francisco Suarez, Spanish theologian (d. 1617) was born on January - 05.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1587  Xu Xiake, Chinese geographer (d. 1641) was born on January - 05.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1592  Shah Jahan, Mughal emperor of India (1628-58), built Taj Mahal was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1596  On this day in history birth of henry Lawes, English composer  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  Jacob Balthasar Schutz, composer was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Famous Deaths In January - 05

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

1066  Edward de Belijder, the Confessor, king of England (1043-66), dies on this day in history.  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 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 January - 05 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 January - 05.  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 January - 05 charles, the Bold, duke of Burgundy/writer, dies at 43  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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