Historical Events In January - 15
Thursday, 23 March 2023
1990 On this day in history 42 year old George Foreman KOs George Cooney in 2 rounds
1990 On this day in history 6th Soap Opera Digest Awards - Knots Landing wins
1990 A computer problem disrupts AT&T's long distance telephone service around the U.S. for nearly nine hours on this day in history.
1990 AT&T experiences long distance problems due to a computer glitch on this day in history.
1990 Soviet president Mikhail Gorbachev declares a state of emergency in parts of Azerbaijan and Armenia, due to increased ethnic violence on this day in history.
1990 VIA cuts half of its passenger network. Included in these cuts are a decision to run just one transcontinental train between Toronto and Vancouver via CN through Winnipeg, Saskatoon, Edmonton and Jasper on this day in history.
1990 Gordon Jackson, actor (Hamlet), dies after a short illness at 66 on this day in history.
1991 Australia beat New Zealand 2-0 to win the World Series Cup on January - 15.
1991 UN's deadline for Iraq to withdraw from Kuwait passes - (they don't) on January - 15.
1992 On January - 15 bulgaria recognizes Macedonia
1992 Cleaning woman finds intimate photos of Sarah Ferguson with US man on January - 15.
1992 EC recognizes Slovenian and Croatian independence on January - 15.
1992 Supreme Court rules 5-3 that Joseph Doherty isn't entitled to asylum on January - 15.
1992 On this day in history the federation of Yugoslavia, intact since 1918, crumbles as the European Community recognizes the republics of Croatia and Slovenia.
1993 On January - 15 7.5 earthquake strikes northern Japan, 2 die
1993 Soap opera "Santa Barbara" final show on NBC TV on this day in history.
1993 Top mafia leader Salvatore "Totò" Riina arrested in Palermo on this day in history.
1993 On this day in history henry Iba, basketball coach, dies at 88
1994 On January - 15 15th ACE Cable Awards HBO wins 34 awards, Showtime wins 10
1994 On January - 15 hague motorist with .51% alcohol in blood, breaks Dutch record (.47%)
1994 Queen Elizabeth falls off her horse & breaks her left wrist on January - 15.
1994 On January - 15 gyorgy Cziffra, Hungarian/French pianist (Chopin/Liszt), dies at 72
1995 Southern Alabama begins using new area code 334 on this day in history.
1995 On January - 15 western Washington begins using new area code 360
1995 Sollie McElroy, singer, dies at 61 on January - 15.
1996 Les Baxter, singer/orch leader/composer (Born Again), dies at 73 on January - 15.
1997 On January - 15 american space shuttle Atlantis docks with Russian Mir space station for the first time
1997 On this day in history chicago Bull Dennis Rodman kicks cameraman, Eugene Amosin the groin
1997 Space Shuttle Atlantis docks with Mir Space Station on January - 15.
1997 Jose Ignacio Domecq, wine maker, dies at 82 on this day in history.
1998 NASA announces John Glenn, 76, may fly in space again on this day in history.
1998 Amos "Junior" Wells, blues musician, dies at 63 on this day in history.
2006 NASA's Stardust mission successfully ends, the first to return dust from a comet on January - 15.
2009 US Airways Flight 1549 makes an emergency landing into e Hudson River shortly after takeoff from LaGuaia Airport in New York City. All passengers and crew members survive on January - 15.
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