Historical Events In January - 15
Wednesday, 29 November 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 January - 15.
1990 Soviet president Mikhail Gorbachev declares a state of emergency in parts of Azerbaijan and Armenia, due to increased ethnic violence on January - 15.
1990 On this day in history 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.
1990 Gordon Jackson, actor (Hamlet), dies after a short illness at 66 on January - 15.
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 On this day in history cleaning woman finds intimate photos of Sarah Ferguson with US man
1992 EC recognizes Slovenian and Croatian independence on this day in history.
1992 On January - 15 supreme Court rules 5-3 that Joseph Doherty isn't entitled to asylum
1992 The federation of Yugoslavia, intact since 1918, crumbles as the European Community recognizes the republics of Croatia and Slovenia on January - 15.
1993 7.5 earthquake strikes northern Japan, 2 die on this day in history.
1993 On this day in history soap opera "Santa Barbara" final show on NBC TV
1993 Top mafia leader Salvatore "Totò" Riina arrested in Palermo on January - 15.
1993 Henry Iba, basketball coach, dies at 88 on this day in history.
1994 15th ACE Cable Awards HBO wins 34 awards, Showtime wins 10 on this day in history.
1994 Hague motorist with .51% alcohol in blood, breaks Dutch record (.47%) on January - 15.
1994 Queen Elizabeth falls off her horse & breaks her left wrist on January - 15.
1994 Gyorgy Cziffra, Hungarian/French pianist (Chopin/Liszt), dies at 72 on January - 15.
1995 On January - 15 southern Alabama begins using new area code 334
1995 On this day in history western Washington begins using new area code 360
1995 On this day in history sollie McElroy, singer, dies at 61
1996 On this day in history les Baxter, singer/orch leader/composer (Born Again), dies at 73
1997 American space shuttle Atlantis docks with Russian Mir space station for the first time on this day in history.
1997 On January - 15 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 On this day in history nASA announces John Glenn, 76, may fly in space again
1998 On January - 15 amos "Junior" Wells, blues musician, dies at 63
2006 NASA's Stardust mission successfully ends, the first to return dust from a comet on this day in history.
2009 On this day in history 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.