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 This day in History - January 1
692 Historic Events for January 1
1980

Mob storms Russian embassy in Teheran

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1980

Sweden changes order of succession to throne

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1981

International Year for the Disabled begins

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1981

Roger Smith becomes CEO of General Motors

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1981

Greece is 10th country to join European Economic Community

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1981

Georgia beats Notre Dame in Sugar Bowl for college football title

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1981

Palau (Trust Territory of Pacific Is) becomes self-governing

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1982

Pope John Paul II prays for an end to martial law in Poland

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1982

TA launches 5 year capital program to overhaul NYC subway system

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1982

Paul Belmondo, French sculptor (Bathing Woman, Orl‚ans), dies at 83

Death
1982

Victor Buono, actor (Mr Schubert-Man from Atlantis), dies at 43

Death
1982

Vladimir K Zworykin, Russ/American engineer (cathode-ray tube), dies

Death
1982

MTA launches a 5 year plan to upgrade the NYC subway system

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1982

Javier P‚rez de Cuellar becomes sec-gen of UN

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1982

Clemson wins the Orange Bowl for college football championship

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1982

30 Something stars Ken Olin and Patricia Wettig meet, later they marry

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1983

Penn State beats Georgia in Sugar Bowl for college football title

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1983

PGA inaugurates all-exempt tour

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1983

World Communications Year begins

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1984

ATandT's 22 owned Bell system companies divests into 8 companies

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1984

Brunei becomes independent of UK

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1984

NYC transit fare rises from 75› to 90›

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1985

Actress Judith Licht (Who's the Boss) gets married

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1985

International Youth Year begins

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1985

US's 1st manadatory seat belt law goes into effect (NY)

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