Historical Events In January - 22
Sunday, 21 July 2019
1973 The Supreme Court announces the famous Roe versus Wade decision, legalizing abortion (in the first six months of pregnancy) in the U.S on January - 22.
1973 On January - 22 with Roe vs Wade, US Supreme Court legalizes abortion
1973 On January - 22 lyndon B Johnson, president (1963-69), dies at his Texas ranch at 64
1974 On January - 22 leon Lontoc, actor (Henry-Burke's Law), dies at 64
1975 On this day in history klaas Voskuil, Dutch journalist, dies at 79
1978 Herbert Sutcliffe, cricketer (54 Tests for England 4555 runs), dies on January - 22.
1979 Ali Hassan Salameh, [Abu Hassan], killed by car bomb; believed to have helped mastermind massacre of 1972 Munich Olympics athletes on January - 22.
1980 On this day in history russian dissident Andrei Sacharov is sent to Gorki gulag
1980 Iris Meredith, actress (Lawless Land, Gambling Terror), dies at 64 on this day in history.
1981 On this day in history fannie Thomas, US, dies at 113
1982 Eduardo Frei Montalva, president of Chile (1964-70), dies at 71 on January - 22.
1983 Fred Bakewell, cricketer (dashing England bat of 30s, 6 Tests), dies on January - 22.
1984 On this day in history passengers escape when the ferry Karrabee sinks at its moorings in Circular Quay after coming third in annual Sydney ferry race.
1985 A cold wave damaged 90 percent of the Florida citrus crop on January - 22.
1987 On January - 22 glen Tremml, 27, pedaled the ultralight aircraft Eagle over Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., for a human-powered flight record of 37.2 miles.
1987 R Budd Dwyer, Penns State Treasurer, facing prison for conspiracy & perjury, shot himself to death at a televised news conference on January - 22.
1988 On January - 22 in Northern Territory, Australia a 6.9 earthequake occured with damage in the Tennant Creek area. Felt over two-thirds of Australia.
1988 On this day in history two earthquakes, one registering 7.0 on the Richter scale, cause 20km fault near Tennant Creek, northern Australia.
1988 Georgi M Malenkov, Russian premier (1953-55), dies at 86 on January - 22.
1989 On this day in history in Tajikistan a 5.3 earthquake occured, two hundred seventy-four people killed, many injured, extensive damage (VII) and mudslides in the Gissar area
1990 On January - 22 graduate student Robert T. Morris is convicted in federal court for unleashing a malicious "worm" on a computer network.
1991 On January - 22 iraq launched the third and bloodiest Scud missile attack against Israel, injuring 98 people. Three others died of heart attacks.
1991 The Canadian House of Commons votes 217-47 to endorse UN resolution on military action against Iraq on January - 22.
1992 On January - 22 boeing sells 51% of financially-troubled de Havilland Aircraft to Montreal-based Bombardier, with the province of Ontario acquiring the remaining shares
1992 On this day in history a J Antoon, director (That Championship Season), dies at 47
1993 Alexander Bodon, Hung-Dutch architect (RAI, Dollywood), dies at 86 on this day in history.
1994 Canadian rocker Bryan Adams, with guests Rod Stewart and Sting, has a #1 Billboard hit with the single, All For Love on January - 22.
1994 On January - 22 twenty-one firefighters die after they are trapped in a brush fire in southern Argentina;
1994 Frances Gifford, dies of emphysema, at 71 on this day in history.
1995 Rose Kennedy dies at the Kennedy compound in Hyannis Port, Massachusetts, at age 104 on January - 22.
1995 On January - 22 twenty-one Israelis are killed and dozens injured in a suicide bombing in central Israel.
1995 On this day in history two Palestinians killed 18 Israeli soldiers, a civilian and themselves in a bombing outside a military camp in central Israel.
1995 On January - 22 christopher Francis Palmer, orchestrator/Author, dies at 48
1996 On January - 22 costas Simitis was chosen to be the new prime minister of Greece. His predecessor, Andreas Papandreou, had stepped down due to ill health.