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Historical Events In January - 31

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1970  On January - 31 slim Harpo, [James Moore], rocker, dies at 28  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1971  "My Sweet Lord" by George Harrison hit #1 on UK pop chart on January - 31.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1971  American astronauts Alan B. Shepard, Jr., Edgar Mitchell and Stuart Roosa blast off to the moon aboard apollo 14 on January - 31.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1971  On this day in history apollo 14 launched, first landing in lunar highlands  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1971  On this day in history uS female Figure Skating championship won by Janet Lynn  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1971  US male Figure Skating championship won by John Misha Petkevich on January - 31.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1972  On this day in history aretha Franklin sings at Mahalia Jackson's funeral  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1972  On this day in history birenda, becomes leader of Nepal  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1972  Military coup ousts civilian government of Ghana on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1972  On January - 31 uS launches HEOS A-2 for interplanetary observations (396/244,998)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1972  On this day in history bir Bikram Shah Deva Mahendra, king of Nepal (1955-72), dies at 51  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1973  On January - 31 ragnar Frisch, Norwegian economist (Nobel 1969), dies at 77  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1974  Glenn Morris, olympian/actor (Tarzan's Revenge), dies at 61 on January - 31.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1975  On January - 31 barry Manilow's "Mandy" goes gold  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1975  John Lennon releases "#9 Dream" on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1976  "Love Rollercoaster" by Ohio Players hits #1 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1976  Lance Gibbs becomes highest Test wicket-taker at 308 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1977  Frenchman François Claustre freed, after 33 months as hostage in Chad on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1978  On this day in history israel turns 3 military outposts in West Bank into civilian settlements  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1980  Ontario to rebate up to $700 in sales tax for purchasers of 1979 model cars; effort to help slumping car sales on January - 31.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1980  On January - 31 police storm occupied Spanish embassy in Guatemala City, killing 41  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1980  J P Duminy, cricket (30 runs at 5 & 1 wkt at 39 in 3 Test S Af), dies on January - 31.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1981  On this day in history "The Tide Is High" by Blondie hits #1  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1981  38th Golden Globes Ordinary People, Coal Miner's Daughter on January - 31.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1981  Gaetan Boucher 1958- skates the 1000m in a world record time of 1:13.39; native of Charlesbourg, Quebec will go on to win gold in the 1000m and 1500m, and a bronze in the 500m at the 1984 Sarajevo Winter Olympics on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1981  Gaetan Boucher skates world record 1000m (1 13.39) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1982  On January - 31 10 Arabian oryx (extinct except in zoos) released in Oman  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1982  On this day in history in Ottawa Ontario Pierre Elliott Trudeau urges end to Polish martial law on the 'Let Poland be Poland' TV broadcast; supporting the Polish Solidarity movement  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1982  US male Figure Skating championship won by Scott Hamilton on January - 31.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1984  Edwin Newman retires from NBC News after 35 years with the network on January - 31.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1984  On January - 31 nBC TV news reporter Edwin Newman retires after 35 years with the network.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1984  On this day in history uS performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1985  On this day in history south African President PW Botha offers to free Mandela if he denounces violence  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1986  Mary Lund of Minnesota, is first female recipient of an artificial heart on January - 31.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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0877  Taejo of Goryeo, ruler of Korea (d. 943) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1512  On January - 31 birth of king Henry of Portugal (d. 1580)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1517  On this day in history birth of gioseffo Zarlino, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1543  Tokugawa Ieyasu, Shogun of Japan (d. 1616) was born on January - 31.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1550  Henry I, Duke of Guise, French Catholic leader (d. 1588) was born on January - 31.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1573  Ambrosius Metzger, composer was born on January - 31.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1573  Giulio Cesare Monteverdi, composer was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1597  John Francis Regis, French saint (d. 1640) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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0743  Death of Muhammad al-Baqir, Shia Imam (b. 676) on January - 31.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1398  Death of Emperor Sukō (b. 1334) on January - 31.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1435  On this day in history death of xuande, Emperor of China (b. 1398)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1561  Menno Simonsz, Dutch priest/vicar (Foundation Book), dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1580  Hendrik, Portuguese cardinal/epilepticus/regent (1578-80), dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1606  On this day in history death of guy Fawkes, convicted in the "Gunpowder Plot", executed at 35  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1615  Death of Claudio Aquaviva, Italian Jesuit (b. 1543) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1632  On January - 31 death of joost Bürgi, Swiss clockmaker and mathematician (b. 1552)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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