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Historical Events In January - 24

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1973  Alan Lisette, cricketer (took 3 wickets in 2 Tests for NZ 1956), dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1975  Fastest Earth-bound object, 7200 kph, in vacuum centrifuge, England on January - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1975  Larry Fine, actor (3 Stooges), dies at 72 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1976  On January - 24 george Foreman KOs Ron Lyle in 5th round of a real slugfest  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1977  On January - 24 5 lawyers murdered by fascist in Madrid  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1978  A nuclear-powered Soviet satellite disintegrates as it falls into the atmosphere, spreading radioactive debris over parts of northern Canada on January - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1978  On January - 24 a Russian satellite accidently crashes in Canada's Northwest Territory  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1978  Nuclear-powered USSR satellite Cosmos 954 re-enters the Earth's atmosphere and disintegrates over the Northwest Territories, scattering radioactive debris over the barrens east of Great Slave Lake; Canadian Armed Forces launches operation to recover debris; USSR later pays Canada $3 million under a UN treaty covering costs of cleanup on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1979  US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site on January - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1979  Jerry Damon, comedian (That Was The Week That Was), dies at 51 on January - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1980  On this day in history north of Livermore Valley, California s 5.9, earthquake injured 44 people and caused and estimated $11.5 million in property damage (of which, $10 million damage occurred at the Lawrence Livermore Laboratory at Livermore  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1981  Kim Hughes scores 213 vs India at Adelaide on January - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1983  On January - 24 hulk Hogan pins the Iron Sheik for World Wrestling Federation title  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1983  On this day in history oaxaca, Mexico a 7.0 earthquake occured. Damage in the Juchitan area and slight damage in the Mexico City area. Felt strongly in southeastern Mexico.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1983  George Cukor, director, dies of stroke & heart attack at 83 on January - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1984  ABC network agrees to pay $386 million for US TV rights to the 1988 Calgary Winter Olympics; a record sum to that date; CTV will handle the Canadian feed on January - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1984  On January - 24 apple Computer Inc unveils its Macintosh personal computer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1984  On January - 24 apple unveils its Macintosh personal computer, the first with a graphical interface  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1985  15th Space Shuttle (51-C) Mission-Discovery 3 is launched on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1985  On January - 24 penny Harrington is sworn in as the first woman police chief of a major American city (Portland, OR).  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1985  The space shuttle 'Discovery' is launched on its first military mission on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1986  On this day in history 43rd Golden Globes Whoopi Goldberg, Color Purple win  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1986  South Yemen Premier Haydar Bakr al-Attas becomes interim-president on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1986  The NASA space probe Voyager Two passes within 50,679 miles of Uranus on January - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1986  Voyager 2 makes first fly-by of Uranus (81,593 km), finds new moons on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1986  On this day in history gordon MacRae, singer (Oklahoma, Carousel), dies at 64  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1987  On January - 24 61st Australian Women's Tennis H Mandlikova beat M Navratilova (75 76)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1988  On this day in history australia beat New Zealand 2-0 to win the World Series Cup  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1988  On January - 24 ben Johnson named the Associated Press (AP) male athlete of the year, the first Canadian track athlete so honoured  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1988  First WWF Royal Rumble - Jim Duggan wins on January - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1988  On January - 24 charles Glenn King, biochemist (discovered vitamin C), dies at 91  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1989  Serial killer Ted Bundy is put to death in Florida's electric chair on January - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1989  The first reported case of AIDS transmitted by heterosexual oral sex on January - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1989  On this day in history ted Bundy, serial killer of up to 100 women, executed in Florida at 42  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1287  Richard Aungerville, English bishop (d. 1345) was born on January - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1444  On January - 24 birth of galeazzo Maria Sforza, Duke of Milan (d. 1476)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1638  Charles Sackville, 6th Earl of Dorset, English poet (d. 1706) was born on January - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1664  On this day in history birth of john Vanbrugh, London, dramatist/architect (baptized)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1670  William Congreve, English playwright (d. 1729) was born on January - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1674  On January - 24 birth of thomas Tanner, English bishop (d. 1735)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1679  Christian von Wolff, German philosopher was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1705  Farinelli, [Carlo Broschi], Andria Italy, castrato was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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0041  On January - 24 death of caligula, [G C Germanicus], Roman emperor (37-41), assassinated at 28  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0661  Death of Ali ibn Abu Talib, kalief of Islam (656-61), murdered on January - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0772  Stefanus III/IV, pope (768-72), dies on January - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0817  On this day in history stefanus IV, pope (816-17), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1125  Death of David IV of Georgia (b. 1073) on January - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1336  On January - 24 alfonso IV, the Benignant, king of Aragon (1327-36), dies at 36  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1366  On January - 24 death of alfonso IV of Aragon (b. 1299)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1376  Death of Richard FitzAlan, 10th Earl of Arundel, English military leader on January - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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