Historical Events In January - 22
Thursday, 25 April 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 this day in history with Roe vs Wade, US Supreme Court legalizes abortion
1973 Lyndon B Johnson, president (1963-69), dies at his Texas ranch at 64 on January - 22.
1974 Leon Lontoc, actor (Henry-Burke's Law), dies at 64 on January - 22.
1975 Klaas Voskuil, Dutch journalist, dies at 79 on January - 22.
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 this day in history.
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 January - 22 fannie Thomas, US, dies at 113
1982 On this day in history eduardo Frei Montalva, president of Chile (1964-70), dies at 71
1983 On this day in history 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 A cold wave damaged 90 percent of the Florida citrus crop on January - 22.
1987 Glen Tremml, 27, pedaled the ultralight aircraft Eagle over Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., for a human-powered flight record of 37.2 miles on this day in history.
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 In Northern Territory, Australia a 6.9 earthequake occured with damage in the Tennant Creek area. Felt over two-thirds of Australia on January - 22.
1988 On January - 22 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 this day in history.
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 this day in history graduate student Robert T. Morris is convicted in federal court for unleashing a malicious "worm" on a computer network.
1991 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
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 Canadian rocker Bryan Adams, with guests Rod Stewart and Sting, has a #1 Billboard hit with the single, All For Love on this day in history.
1994 Twenty-one firefighters die after they are trapped in a brush fire in southern Argentina; on January - 22.
1994 On January - 22 frances Gifford, dies of emphysema, at 71
1995 Rose Kennedy dies at the Kennedy compound in Hyannis Port, Massachusetts, at age 104 on January - 22.
1995 Twenty-one Israelis are killed and dozens injured in a suicide bombing in central Israel on January - 22.
1995 On January - 22 two Palestinians killed 18 Israeli soldiers, a civilian and themselves in a bombing outside a military camp in central Israel.
1995 Christopher Francis Palmer, orchestrator/Author, dies at 48 on this day in history.
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 this day in history.