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Historical Events In January - 24

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1973  On this day in history alan Lisette, cricketer (took 3 wickets in 2 Tests for NZ 1956), dies  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  5 lawyers murdered by fascist in Madrid on this day in history.  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  On this day in history jerry Damon, comedian (That Was The Week That Was), dies at 51  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1980  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 on January - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

1983  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 on January - 24.  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  On January - 24 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.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1984  On this day in history 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 January - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1985  The space shuttle 'Discovery' is launched on its first military mission on January - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1986  On January - 24 43rd Golden Globes Whoopi Goldberg, Color Purple win  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1986  The NASA space probe Voyager Two passes within 50,679 miles of Uranus on this day in history.  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  Gordon MacRae, singer (Oklahoma, Carousel), dies at 64 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1987  61st Australian Women's Tennis H Mandlikova beat M Navratilova (75 76) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1989  On this day in history the first reported case of AIDS transmitted by heterosexual oral sex  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  On January - 24 birth of richard Aungerville, English bishop (d. 1345)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1444  On this day in history birth of galeazzo Maria Sforza, Duke of Milan (d. 1476)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1638  On this day in history birth of charles Sackville, 6th Earl of Dorset, English poet (d. 1706)  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  On this day in history birth of william Congreve, English playwright (d. 1729)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1674  Thomas Tanner, English bishop (d. 1735) was born on January - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1705  On January - 24 birth of farinelli, [Carlo Broschi], Andria Italy, castrato  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  On January - 24 death of ali ibn Abu Talib, kalief of Islam (656-61), murdered  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0772  On January - 24 stefanus III/IV, pope (768-72), dies  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 this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1336  Alfonso IV, the Benignant, king of Aragon (1327-36), dies at 36 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1366  Death of Alfonso IV of Aragon (b. 1299) on January - 24.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1376  On January - 24 death of richard FitzAlan, 10th Earl of Arundel, English military leader  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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