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 This day in History - January 1
692 Historic Events for January 1
1971

Beno Bryant, WLAF running back (Amsterdam Admirals)

Birth
1972

Maurice A Chevalier, French actor (Can Can, Gigi), dies at 83

Death
1972

Barron Miles, NFL def back (Pitts Steelers)/WLAF corner (Frankfurt)

Birth
1972

Ivan Droppa, hockey defenseman (Team Slovakia 1998)

Birth
1972

China PR performs nuclear test at Lop Nor PRC

Event
1972

Jane Morgan, actress (Mrs Margaret Davis-Our Miss Brooks), dies at 91

Death
1972

KDSD TV channel 16 in Aberdeen, SD (PBS) begins broadcasting

Event
1972

International Book Year begins

Event
1972

"Promises Promises" closes at Shubert Theater NYC after 1281 perfs

Event
1972

"On the Town" closes at Imperial Theater NYC after 65 performances

Event
1972

"Company" closes at Alvin Theater NYC after 690 performances

Event
1972

Kenneth Patchen, US poet/writer (Cloth of Tempest), dies at 60

Death
1973

47th Australian Women's Tennis: Margaret Court beats Goolagong (64 75)

Event
1973

West African Economic Community formed (Benin, Ivory Coast, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Senegal, Upper Volta)

Event
1973

Britain, Ireland and Denmark become 7th-9th members of Common Market

Event
1973

Justin Armour, NFL wide receiver (Buffalo Bills)

Birth
1973

Clyde Wijnhard, soccer player (Ajax, RKC)

Birth
1973

Fang Li, Hunan China, tennis star (1991 Futures-Bilbao-ESP)

Birth
1973

Mercury Hayes, wide receiver (Atlanta Falcons)

Birth
1974

World Population Year begins

Event
1974

Lee MacPhail takes over as AL president, succeeding Joe Cronin

Event
1974

NBC radio begins on the hour news 24 hours a day (following CBS lead)

Event
1974

Johnie Church, NFL defensive end (Seattle Seahawks)

Birth
1975

Becky Kellar, ice hockey defenseman (Canada, Oly-98)

Birth
1975

Chris Anstey, NBA center (Dallas Mavericks)

Birth