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 This day in History - January 1
692 Historic Events for January 1
1925

Norway's capital Christiania changes name to Oslo

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1925

Valentina Cortesa, Milan Italy, actress (Kidnap Syndicate)

Birth
1926

Claire Polin [Schaff], composer flautist/musicologist

Birth
1926

Flood in Rhine strikes Cologne

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1927

Communist uprising in West Java

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1927

Dodgers announce release of future Hall of Fame Zack Wheat

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1927

Yuri Grigorovich, Leningrad, choreographer

Birth
1927

Maurice B‚jart, France, ballet choreographer (Rite of Spring)

Birth
1927

Barbara Baxley, Stockton CA, actress (Norma Rae, Countdown)

Birth
1927

Juliusz Luciuk, composer

Birth
1928

Algemeene Vereeniging Radio Omroep (AVRO) begins broadcasting (Neth)

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1928

1st US air-conditioned office building opens, San Antonio

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1928

Ernest R Tidyman, Ohio, novelist/screenwriter (French Connection)

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1928

Khan Mohammad, cricketer (Paki fast-med bowler, 54 wkts in 13 Tests)

Birth
1929

Holling Gustav Vapor, character on Northern Exposure

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1929

Roy Riegels runs 60 yds the wrong way with Rose Bowl fumble recovery

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1930

Gaafar Muhammad Nimeiry, premier/president (Sudan)

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1930

Earl Claus von Stauffenberg promoted to 2nd lieutenant

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1930

Jurgens and Van den Berg merge with Lever Brothers to form Unilever

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1930

Ty Hardin, NYC, actor (Riptide, Bronco) [or Jun 1]

Birth
1930

Werner Heiden, composer

Birth
1931

Carel Brons, composer

Birth
1931

Siddig El Nigoumi, ceramicist

Birth
1932

Jacob Cocey Sr chosen as mayor of Massillon Ohio

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1932

Arnfried G D P, Dutch manufacturer (breadcrumbs)/drugs dealer

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