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Historical Events In January - 24

Thursday, 23 May 2024

1973  On this day in history alan Lisette, cricketer (took 3 wickets in 2 Tests for NZ 1956), dies  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1975  On January - 24 fastest Earth-bound object, 7200 kph, in vacuum centrifuge, England  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1975  On January - 24 larry Fine, actor (3 Stooges), dies at 72  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1976  George Foreman KOs Ron Lyle in 5th round of a real slugfest on this day in history.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1977  5 lawyers murdered by fascist in Madrid on this day in history.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1978  A nuclear-powered Soviet satellite disintegrates as it falls into the atmosphere, spreading radioactive debris over parts of northern Canada on this day in history.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1978  A Russian satellite accidently crashes in Canada's Northwest Territory on January - 24.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1978  On this day in history 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.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1979  On this day in history uS performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1979  On this day in history jerry Damon, comedian (That Was The Week That Was), dies at 51  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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 Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1981  Kim Hughes scores 213 vs India at Adelaide on this day in history.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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 Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1984  On this day in history 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 Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1984  Apple Computer Inc unveils its Macintosh personal computer on January - 24.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1985  On this day in history 15th Space Shuttle (51-C) Mission-Discovery 3 is launched  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1985  On this day in history penny Harrington is sworn in as the first woman police chief of a major American city (Portland, OR).  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1985  On January - 24 the space shuttle 'Discovery' is launched on its first military mission  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1986  43rd Golden Globes Whoopi Goldberg, Color Purple win on this day in history.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

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

1986  Gordon MacRae, singer (Oklahoma, Carousel), dies at 64 on January - 24.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1988  Australia beat New Zealand 2-0 to win the World Series Cup on January - 24.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1988  On this day in history ben Johnson named the Associated Press (AP) male athlete of the year, the first Canadian track athlete so honoured  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1988  On January - 24 first WWF Royal Rumble - Jim Duggan wins  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1988  On this day in history charles Glenn King, biochemist (discovered vitamin C), dies at 91  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1989  Serial killer Ted Bundy is put to death in Florida's electric chair on this day in history.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1989  On this day in history the first reported case of AIDS transmitted by heterosexual oral sex  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1989  On January - 24 ted Bundy, serial killer of up to 100 women, executed in Florida at 42  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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Famous Birthdays In January - 24

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1287  Richard Aungerville, English bishop (d. 1345) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

1664  John Vanbrugh, London, dramatist/architect (baptized) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1670  William Congreve, English playwright (d. 1729) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1679  On this day in history birth of christian von Wolff, German philosopher  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Famous Deaths In January - 24

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0041  Death of Caligula, [G C Germanicus], Roman emperor (37-41), assassinated at 28 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

0661  On this day in history death of ali ibn Abu Talib, kalief of Islam (656-61), murdered  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

0772  On this day in history stefanus III/IV, pope (768-72), dies  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

0817  On January - 24 stefanus IV, pope (816-17), dies  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1125  On this day in history death of david IV of Georgia (b. 1073)  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1366  Death of Alfonso IV of Aragon (b. 1299) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Messenger Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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


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