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 This day in History - December 31
466 Historic Events for December 31
1971

KAID TV channel 4 in Boise, ID (PBS) begins broadcasting

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1971

Lt Gen Robert E Cushman, Jr, USMC, ends term as deputy director of CIA

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1971

Heath Shuler, NFL quarterback (Washington Redskins, NO Saints)

Birth
1971

Erin Warren, Winchester Mass, luger (Olympics-1994)

Birth
1971

Brent Barry, NBA guard (LA Clippers)

Birth
1972

Leap second day; also in 1973-79, 1987

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1972

Chris Parker, running back (Jacksonville Jaguars)

Birth
1972

Roberto Clemente, slugger (Pitts Pirate), dies in a plane crash at 38

Death
1972

Kelvin Kinney, defensive end (Washington Redskins)

Birth
1972

Joseph Mulrey McIntyre, rocker (New Kids-Lovin' You Forever)

Birth
1972

Cole Ford, NFL kicker (Oakland Raiders)

Birth
1972

Miami Dolphins beat Pitts Steelers 21-7 in AFC championship game

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1972

39th Sugar Bowl: Oklahoma 14 beats Penn State 0

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1972

Washington Redskins beat Dallas Cowboys 26-3 in NFC championship game

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1973

40th Sugar Bowl: Notre Dame 24 beats Alabama 23

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1973

61st Australian Mens Tennis: John Newcombe beats O Parun (63 67 75 61)

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1973

Johan Cruyff chosen European soccer Player of year

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1973

George Jones, running back (Pittsburgh Steelers)

Birth
1973

Hiroyuki Miura, hockey defenseman (Team Japan 1998)

Birth
1973

Curtis Myden, Calgary Alberta, 200m/400m swimmer (Oly-2 bronze-96)

Birth
1974

Free agent pitcher Catfish Hunter signs $3M 5 year NY Yank contract

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1974

Popular Electronics displays Altair 8800 computer

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1974

41st Sugar Bowl: Nebraska 13 beats Florida 10

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1974

Lindsey Buckingham and Stevie Nicks join Fleetwood Mac

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1974

Gold legal in US, Franklin Mint strikes Panama's Gold 100 balboa coin

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