Historical Events In January - 23
Tuesday, 19 January 2021
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 this day in history.
1975 Karel Paul van der Mandele, director (Rotterdam Bank), dies at 94 on January - 23.
1976 Ian Redpath hits his only 2 sixes in Cricket Tests, vs West Indies Adelaide on January - 23.
1976 Washington Capitals end 25 game winless streak (0-22-3) beat New York Rangers 7-5 on January - 23.
1976 Aleksey Vasilyevich Sorokin, Russian cosmonaut, dies at 44 on January - 23.
1977 $1.5-million Serge Lepage dress exhibited, Paris on this day in history.
1977 Miniseries "Roots" premieres on ABC on January - 23.
1977 On January - 23 bernard "Toots" Shor, barkeeper, dies at 73
1978 Belgian industrial Haron Empain kidnapped in Paris on January - 23.
1978 On this day in history jack Oakie, actor (Great Dictator, Gang Buster), dies at 74
1979 On January - 23 willie Mays elected to Baseball Hall of Fame
1980 On January - 23 president Carter reinstated the Selective Service System.
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 this day in history world Airways DC-10 skids at Boston Logan Airport killing 2
1982 Hope Hampton, actress (Star Dust, Lawful Larcency), dies at 83 on January - 23.
1983 On this day in history "A-Team" with Mr T premieres on NBC
1983 On this day in history björn Borg announces his retirement from tennis
1983 Cerebral Palsy telethon raises $14,700,000 on January - 23.
1983 Russian radioactive satellite falls into Indian Ocean on this day in history.
1984 Greatest unpaced 1-hour bicycle distance, F Moser (Italy), 51.15 km on January - 23.
1984 On January - 23 hulk Hogan defeats Iron Sheik to become WWF champ
1984 On January - 23 stuart & Lillian Kelly of Brantford collect $13,890,588.80 for winning ticket in Lotto 6-49; largest to date
1984 Samuel Gardner, composer, dies at 92 on this day in history.
1985 On January - 23 britains House of Lords debate first televised
1986 Columbia returns to Kennedy Space Center via Davis-Monthan AFB on this day in history.
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 January - 23.
1986 On January - 23 joseph Beuys, West German avant-garde artist/politician, dies at 64
1987 On January - 23 dow Jones rises 64 points then drops 110 points (44.15 point loss)
1987 Japan first exceeds military spending cap of 1% of GNP ($23 billion) on this day in history.
1988 On this day in history 45th Golden Globes Last Emperor, Sally Kirkland, Michael Douglas
1988 On this day in history 62nd Australian Women's Tennis Steffi Graf beats Chris Evert (61 76)
1988 On January - 23 experimental airplane Voyager, piloted by Dick Rutan &Jeana Yeager, complete first nonstop, round-the-world flight without refueling lands