Historical Events In January - 23
Friday, 07 August 2020
1975 On January - 23 "Barney Miller" premieres on ABC TV
1975 The situation comedy Barney Miller, starring Hal Linden in the title role, debuts ABC TV on January - 23.
1975 Karel Paul van der Mandele, director (Rotterdam Bank), dies at 94 on this day in history.
1976 On January - 23 ian Redpath hits his only 2 sixes in Cricket Tests, vs West Indies Adelaide
1976 On this day in history washington Capitals end 25 game winless streak (0-22-3) beat New York Rangers 7-5
1976 Aleksey Vasilyevich Sorokin, Russian cosmonaut, dies at 44 on January - 23.
1977 On this day in history $1.5-million Serge Lepage dress exhibited, Paris
1977 Miniseries "Roots" premieres on ABC on January - 23.
1977 On this day in history bernard "Toots" Shor, barkeeper, dies at 73
1978 On January - 23 belgian industrial Haron Empain kidnapped in Paris
1978 Jack Oakie, actor (Great Dictator, Gang Buster), dies at 74 on this day in history.
1979 On January - 23 willie Mays elected to Baseball Hall of Fame
1980 President Carter reinstated the Selective Service System on January - 23.
1981 On this day in history jochem Bird elected mayor of West Berlin
1981 Bobby Sherwood, orch leader (Milton Berle Show), dies at 66 on January - 23.
1982 On January - 23 world Airways DC-10 skids at Boston Logan Airport killing 2
1982 On this day in history hope Hampton, actress (Star Dust, Lawful Larcency), dies at 83
1983 "A-Team" with Mr T premieres on NBC on January - 23.
1983 Björn Borg announces his retirement from tennis on this day in history.
1983 On January - 23 cerebral Palsy telethon raises $14,700,000
1983 On this day in history russian radioactive satellite falls into Indian Ocean
1984 On January - 23 greatest unpaced 1-hour bicycle distance, F Moser (Italy), 51.15 km
1984 On January - 23 hulk Hogan defeats Iron Sheik to become WWF champ
1984 Stuart & Lillian Kelly of Brantford collect $13,890,588.80 for winning ticket in Lotto 6-49; largest to date on this day in history.
1984 On this day in history samuel Gardner, composer, dies at 92
1985 Britains House of Lords debate first televised on January - 23.
1986 On January - 23 columbia returns to Kennedy Space Center via Davis-Monthan AFB
1986 The first induction of Rock 'N' Roll Hall of Fame (Chuck Berry, James Brown, Ray Charles, Domino, Everly Brothers, Buddy Holly, Jerry Lee Lewis &Elvis Presley) on this day in history.
1986 Joseph Beuys, West German avant-garde artist/politician, dies at 64 on January - 23.
1987 On January - 23 dow Jones rises 64 points then drops 110 points (44.15 point loss)
1987 On January - 23 japan first exceeds military spending cap of 1% of GNP ($23 billion)
1988 On January - 23 45th Golden Globes Last Emperor, Sally Kirkland, Michael Douglas
1988 On January - 23 62nd Australian Women's Tennis Steffi Graf beats Chris Evert (61 76)
1988 Experimental airplane Voyager, piloted by Dick Rutan &Jeana Yeager, complete first nonstop, round-the-world flight without refueling lands on this day in history.