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Historical Events In January - 23

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1988  Sandinista missiles downed a cargo plane that was dropping U.S.-financed supplies to Contra rebels in southeastern Nicaragua. Four crewmen were killed on January - 23.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1989  On January - 23 challenge to "who is a Jew" law filed in Israeli Supreme Court  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1989  On this day in history surrealist painter Salvador Dali dies at age 84.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1990  Dean Jones scores twin Test tons vs Pakistan at Adelaide Oval on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1990  Albert Collins, guitarist (Lynyrd Skynyrd), dies of pneumonia at 57 on January - 23.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1991  On this day in history "Seinfeld" debuts on NBC-TV  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1991  On January - 23 high-denomination banknotes withdrawn in USSR  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1991  World's largest oil spill, caused by embattled Iraqi forces in Kuwait on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1992  In Ottawa the Supreme Court of Canada rules that the federal government can conduct environmental reviews on any projects under its jurisdiction on January - 23.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1992  Freddie Bartholomew, child actor (Kidnapped), dies of emphysema at 67 on January - 23.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1993  On this day in history 50th Golden Globes Scent of a Woman, wins  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1993  On this day in history convicted diet doc killer Jean Harris was freed, discharged from a New York state hospital after heart surgery and with a grant of clemency from the governor.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1993  On this day in history graham Gooch scores his 100th 100, on tour at Cuttack  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1993  On January - 23 indian Airlines B737 crashes art Aurangabad, 61 die  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1993  New York Newsday reports Oregon's Senator Bob Packwood sexually harassed 23 women on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1993  US female Figure Skating championship won by Nancy Kerrigan on January - 23.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1993  On January - 23 dudley Stevens, entertainer, dies of AIDS at 57  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1994  On January - 23 worldwide Day for peace in Bosnia-Herzegovina  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1994  On January - 23 nikolai Ogarkov, Russian marshal (Flight KAL 007), dies at 76  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1995  British Columbia blocks Alcan's $1.3-billion (Canadian) Kemano power dam development, citing the threat to its salmon fishery on January - 23.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1995  Defence Minister David Collenette disbands the Canadian Airborne Regiment, effective March 5; after some of its soldiers were found to be involved in the death of a Somali boy during the UN mission on January - 23.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1995  In Toronto Ontario surgeons at The Hospital for Sick Children perform a 17 hour operation to separate Pakistani Siamese twins Hira and Nida Jamal; Nida will died a month later on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1995  The Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT), a nationally funded watchdog organization, warned Internet users about sophisticated new hacker techniques on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1995  Harold Collett Dent, journalist/educationist, dies at 100 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1996  On this day in history chris Cairns scores 120, 96 balls, 10x4, 9x6 in Test New Zealand vs Zimbabwe  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1996  On this day in history general Electric threw in the towel in the struggle to keep its Genie online service competitive in the growing battle with the Web. The company announced it would sell the service to Yovelle Renaissance Corporation, which would turn Genie into a Web site.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1996  John Mackin, programmer, dies at 36 on January - 23.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1997  Madeline Albright was sworn into office to become the first woman secretary of state on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1998  Pope John Paul II condemns US embargo against Cuba on January - 23.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1999  Monica Lewinsky is ordered by a federal judge to submit to an interview in the impeachment trial of U.S. President Bill Clinton on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2004  On January - 23 senate Democrats demanded an investigation of U.S. government dealings with Halliburton Co. following revelations of kickbacks on Iraq contracts.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2006  Stephen Harper wins the federal election in Canada, forming a minority government on January - 23.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2009  On January - 23 dendermonde nursery attack occurred in Dendermonde, Belgium.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2012  European Union agrees to embargo Iranian oil in protest against Iran's alleged nuclear weapons program on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1350  On this day in history birth of vincent Ferrer, Spanish missionary and saint (d. 1419)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1574  On this day in history birth of lucas I Franchoys, Belgian painter  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1582  On this day in history birth of john Barclay, Scottish satirist/Latin poet (Argenis)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1688  Queen Ulrika Eleonora of Sweden (d. 1741) was born on January - 23.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1719  On January - 23 birth of john Landen, English mathematician (d. 1790)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1730  On this day in history birth of joseph Hewes, US merchant (Declaration of Independence signer)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1745  On this day in history birth of william Jessop, English canal engineer (d. 1814)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1752  On this day in history birth of muzio Clementi, Italian composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Famous Deaths In January - 23

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1002  Otto III, German king/emperor 983/996-1002, dies at 21 on January - 23.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1199  On this day in history death of yaqub, Almohad Caliph (b. 1160)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1356  Margaretha of Bavaria, Emperess of Germany, dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1516  Ferdinand II, king of Aragon/Sicily, dies at 63 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1548  On January - 23 bernardo Pisano, composer, dies at 57  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1549  On this day in history death of johannes Honter, Transylvanian Saxon humanist and theologian (b. 1498)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1567  On January - 23 death of jiajing, Emperor of China (b. 1507)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1622  William Baffin, British explorer, dies at about 38 on January - 23.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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