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Historical Events In January - 31

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1986  Ohio records a 5.0 earthquake seventeen people treated for minor injuries and some damage (VI) sustained in the Painesville-Mentor area on January - 31.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1987  44th Golden Globes Platoon, Marlee Matlin win on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1987  On this day in history cut-price airline People Express flies its last flights before becoming part of Continental Airlines.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1987  On this day in history united Steelworkers union ratified a concessionary contract with USX Corp  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1988  On January - 31 barge sinks near Anacortes WA, spills 70,000 gallons of oil  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1989  Jack Douglas, humorist (My Brother Was an Only Child), dies at 80 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1990  On January - 31 george Cohon, head of Canadian franchise subsidiary opens first McDonald's fast-food restaurant in Pushkin Square, the world's biggest McDonald's Moscow Russia  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1990  McDonald's opens its first fast-food restaurant in Moscow on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1990  The first ever all-sports daily "The National" begins publishing on January - 31.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1991  An earthquake measuring 6.6 occurs in the Hindu Kush Region . Estimated 200-400 people killed, many injured and many homes destroyed or damaged in Konar, Nangarhar and Badakhshan Provinces, Afghanistan on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1991  Battle for Khafji in Saudi Arabia (ends after 3 days) on January - 31.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1991  Robert Gibson flies record 27,040 feet altitude on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1992  MTA raised tolls on most New York City NY bridges from $2.50 to $3.00 on January - 31.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1992  On this day in history sportscaster Howard Cosell retires  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1992  On January - 31 mel Hein, NFL center (NY Giants), dies at 82  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1994  On this day in history dow Jones hits a record 3,978.36  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1994  German based BMW buys Rover cars from British Aerospace for 800 million on January - 31.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1994  On January - 31 pierre Boulle, French writer (Executioner), dies at 81  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1995  George Abbott, playwright/actor/producer (Damn Yankees), dies at 105 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1996  Gustave Solomon, mathematician, dies at 65 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1997  A state of emergency has been lifted in Durham, Ontario where flooding earlier this month forced the evacuation of 120 homes and businesses. The waters of the Saugeen River have finally stabilized. Damage is estimated at 1.1 million dollars, and 15 families are still unable to return home on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1997  On this day in history the U.S.S. Abraham Lincoln, a Nimitz class aircraft carrier with a flight deck the size of three football fields, is paying a courtesy visit to Victoria British Columbia today.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1997  On January - 31 eve Lister, actress/singer (No Limit, Hyde Park), dies at 84  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1998  STS 89 (Endeavour 12) lands on January - 31.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1999  The Denver Broncos repeat as NFL champions, defeating the Atlanta Falcons 34-19 in Super Bowl XXXIII on January - 31.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2001  The Montreal Canadians Hockey team is sold by Molsons to an American on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2006  On this day in history samuel Alito is sworn in as an associate justice of the Supreme Court of the United States.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2007  On this day in history delta Air Lines creditors officially reject US Airways' hostile takeover bid.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2007  The Mooninite scare occurs in Boston when devices used in a guerrilla marketing campaign for the animated television series Aqua Teen Hunger Force are mistaken for improvised explosive devices on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2007  On January - 31 the Venezuelan National Assembly gives President Hugo Chávez the power to rule by decree for 18 months.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2009  On this day in history in Kenya, at lea 113 people are killed and over 200 injured following an oil spillage ignition in Molo, days after a massive fire at a Nakumatt supermarket in Nairobi killed at lea 25 people.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2013  On January - 31 300 people are injured in a train collision in Pretoria, South Africa  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2017  Romanian government passes emergency decree to release prisoners and decriminalise corruption charges, triggering huge protests in Bucharest on January - 31.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2017  US President Donald Trump fires Attorney General Sally Yates after she instructs Justice Department officials not to defend Trump's travel ban on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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0877  On January - 31 birth of taejo of Goryeo, ruler of Korea (d. 943)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1512  King Henry of Portugal (d. 1580) was born on January - 31.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1517  Gioseffo Zarlino, composer was born on this day in history.  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  On January - 31 birth of ambrosius Metzger, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1573  On January - 31 birth of giulio Cesare Monteverdi, composer  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  On January - 31 death of emperor Sukō (b. 1334)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1435  Death of Xuande, Emperor of China (b. 1398) on January - 31.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1561  On January - 31 menno Simonsz, Dutch priest/vicar (Foundation Book), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1580  On January - 31 hendrik, Portuguese cardinal/epilepticus/regent (1578-80), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1606  Death of Guy Fawkes, convicted in the "Gunpowder Plot", executed at 35 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1615  On January - 31 death of claudio Aquaviva, Italian Jesuit (b. 1543)  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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