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 This day in History - December 31
466 Historic Events for December 31
1967

"Henry, Sweet Henry" closes at Palace Theater NYC after 80 perfs

Event
1967

Oakland Raiders beat Houston Oilers 40-7 in AFL championship game

Event
1967

1st NBA game at Great Western Forum, LA Lakers beat Houston 147-118

Event
1967

Brad Daluiso, NFL place kicker (NY Giants)

Birth
1967

Packers beat Cowboys 21-17 in NFL championship game (-13ΓΈ F)

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1968

Carl Oscar Ahues, German International Chess Master (1950), dies at 85

Death
1968

1st test flight of Tupolev TU 144

Event
1968

1st supersonic airliner flown (Russian TU-144)

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1968

George Louis Francis Lewis, composer, dies at 16

Death
1968

Sabin V Dragoi, composer, dies at 74

Death
1968

NY Jets win AFL championship

Event
1969

Salvatore Baccaloni, opera singer/actor (Full of Life), dies at 69

Death
1969

Congo-Brazzaville becomes People's republic, under major Ngouabi

Event
1969

Martha Byrne, actress (Lily-As the World Turns)

Birth
1970

Congress authorizes Eisenhower dollar coin

Event
1970

Bryon Russell, NBA forward (Utah Jazz)

Birth
1970

Dan Howe, Kingston Ontario, canoeist (Olympics-96)

Birth
1970

Dunstan Anderson, NFL defensive end (Dolphins, NO Saints, Rhein Fire)

Birth
1970

Edwin Huizinga, Dutch soccer player (SC Heerenveen, Emmen)

Birth
1970

Michel Brunet, Gatineau Quebec, ice dancer (1996 Canadians-2nd)

Birth
1970

Paul McCartney files a lawsuit to disolve Beatles

Event
1970

Would have been start of Aust/Eng Test Cricket at MCG, washed out

Event
1970

President Allende nationalizes Chilean coal mines

Event
1970

Cyril M Scott, English composer/author (Alchemist), dies at 91

Death
1971

Peter Deuel, actor (Gidget, Love on a Rooftop), commits suicide at 31

Death