Historical Events In January - 22
Thursday, 25 April 2019
1945 On this day in history hMCS Trentonian (Corvette) torpedoed
1945 Burma highway reopens on this day in history.
1945 A Wolfenstein, writer, dies at 61 on this day in history.
1946 US President creates the CIA on January - 22.
1946 US president sets up CIA, Central Intelligence Agency on January - 22.
1947 On this day in history hollywood station KTLA, the first commercial television station west of the Mississippi River, begins broadcasting.
1947 On January - 22 1st commercial TV station west of Mississippi opens, Hollywood CA
1948 Jim Laker takes 7-103 in his 1st Test Cricket innings v WI Barbados on January - 22.
1949 On this day in history "All for Love" opens at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC for 121 perfs
1950 Polly Riley wins LPGA Tampa Golf Open on this day in history.
1950 Alan Hale, actor (Little John-Adv of Robin Hood), dies at 57 on January - 22.
1951 The Canadian destroyer HMCS Huron is put under United Nations command for service off Korea on January - 22.
1951 Bollingen Prize for poetry awarded to Johncrowe Ransom on January - 22.
1951 Eastwood Lane, composer, dies at 71 on January - 22.
1952 Roger Vitrac, French poet/dramatist (Mysteries of Love), dies at 52 on this day in history.
1953 Arthur Miller's play, The Crucible, opens on Broadway on this day in history.
1953 Arthur Miller's "Crucible," premieres in NYC on January - 22.
1955 Norwegian government of Einar Gerhardsen forms on this day in history.
1956 On this day in history 30 die in a train crash in Los Angeles
1956 On January - 22 p A M Speet, Dutch broadcast CEO (KRO), dies
1957 Israeli forces withdraw from the Sinai Penisula on this day in history.
1957 Israeli forces withdraw from Sinai Peninsula on this day in history.
1958 On January - 22 kRSD (now KEVN) TV channel 7 in Rapid City, SD (ABC) 1st broadcast
1959 USAF concludes less than 1% of UFO's are unknown objects on January - 22.
1959 On this day in history a J Else Mauhs, German/Dutch actress (Hamlet, Nora), dies at 73
1960 On January - 22 10th NBA All-Star Game: East beats West 125-115 at Philadelphia
1964 Marc Blitzstein, US composer (Cradle Will Rock), dies at 58 on this day in history.
1966 Herbert Marshall, actor (Dark Angel, Duel in the Sun), dies at 75 on January - 22.
1967 Jobyna Ralston, actress (Wings, Girl Shy, Freshman), dies at 66 on January - 22.
1968 On this day in history the comedy television show Rowan and Martin's Laugh-In premieres on the NBC network.
1968 On January - 22 duke Kahanamoku, 100m swimmer (Olympics-3 gold-12, 20, 24), dies at 77
1970 On this day in history the Boeing 747 jumbo jet makes its first regularly scheduled commercial flight on a route from New York to London.
1973 On January - 22 former U.S. President Lyndon Baines Johnson (LBJ) dies at age 64.
1973 On this day in history in the Roe vs. Wade decision, the U.S. Supreme Court struck down state laws restricting abortions during the first six months of pregnancy.