Historical Events In January - 22
Sunday, 17 February 2019
1973 On January - 22 the Supreme Court announces the famous Roe versus Wade decision, legalizing abortion (in the first six months of pregnancy) in the U.S.
1973 With Roe vs Wade, US Supreme Court legalizes abortion on January - 22.
1973 On January - 22 lyndon B Johnson, president (1963-69), dies at his Texas ranch at 64
1974 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
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 January - 22.
1981 On January - 22 fannie Thomas, US, dies at 113
1982 Eduardo Frei Montalva, president of Chile (1964-70), dies at 71 on January - 22.
1983 On January - 22 fred Bakewell, cricketer (dashing England bat of 30s, 6 Tests), dies
1984 On January - 22 passengers escape when the ferry Karrabee sinks at its moorings in Circular Quay after coming third in annual Sydney ferry race.
1985 On January - 22 a cold wave damaged 90 percent of the Florida citrus crop.
1987 On this day in history 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 On January - 22 r Budd Dwyer, Penns State Treasurer, facing prison for conspiracy & perjury, shot himself to death at a televised news conference
1988 On this day in history 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 On this day in history georgi M Malenkov, Russian premier (1953-55), dies at 86
1989 On January - 22 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 On this day in history the Canadian House of Commons votes 217-47 to endorse UN resolution on military action against Iraq
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 On this day in history alexander Bodon, Hung-Dutch architect (RAI, Dollywood), dies at 86
1994 On January - 22 canadian rocker Bryan Adams, with guests Rod Stewart and Sting, has a #1 Billboard hit with the single, All For Love
1994 On January - 22 twenty-one firefighters die after they are trapped in a brush fire in southern Argentina;
1994 On January - 22 frances Gifford, dies of emphysema, at 71
1995 On January - 22 rose Kennedy dies at the Kennedy compound in Hyannis Port, Massachusetts, at age 104.
1995 Twenty-one Israelis are killed and dozens injured in a suicide bombing in central Israel on January - 22.
1995 Two Palestinians killed 18 Israeli soldiers, a civilian and themselves in a bombing outside a military camp in central Israel on January - 22.
1995 On January - 22 christopher Francis Palmer, orchestrator/Author, dies at 48
1996 Costas Simitis was chosen to be the new prime minister of Greece. His predecessor, Andreas Papandreou, had stepped down due to ill health on January - 22.