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 This day in History - January 11
408 Historic Events for January 11
1977

France releases Abu Daoud, a Palestinian suspected of involvement in massacre of Israeli athletes at 1972 Munich Olympics

Event
1977

Bollingen Prize awarded to David Ignatow

Event
1978

Soyuz 27 links with Salyut 6 and Soyuz 26 (1st time 3 spacecraft link)

Event
1978

Michael Bates, actor (Clockwork Orange, Salt and Pepper), dies at 57

Death
1978

Gov Askew dedicates RCUC solar office building

Event
1979

"Grand Tour" opens at Palace Theater NYC for 61 performances

Event
1979

Jack Soo, actor (Nick Yemana-Barney Miller, Green Berets), dies at 63

Death
1980

Debut of Pretenders

Event
1981

Brit team led by Ranulph Fiennes completes longest and fastest crossing of Antarctica, reaching Scott base after 75 days (2,500 miles)

Event
1981

Beulah Bondi, actress (It's a Wonderful Life), dies at 88

Death
1981

"Tintypes" closes at John Golden Theater NYC after 93 performances

Event
1981

Palau adopts constitution

Event
1982

Atlanta Ga's temperature goes below zero F

Event
1982

Honduras adopts constitution

Event
1983

Nikolaj V Podgorny, president USSR, dies at 79

Death
1983

Billy Martin named NY Yankee manager for 3rd time

Event
1984

Fritz Geissler, composer, dies at 62

Death
1984

Jack La Rue, TV narrator (Lights Out), dies at 81

Death
1984

Supreme Court reinstated $10M award to Karen Silkwood's family

Event
1984

STS 41-B vehicle moves to launch pad

Event
1984

Denver Nuggets 163, San Antonio Spurs 155-highest-scoring NBA game

Event
1986

1st black lt gov since reconstruction sworn in (Douglas Wilder of Va)

Event
1987

Largest crowd (76,633) at NFL NY Giant Stadium (beat Wash 17-0)

Event
1988

Gregory (Pappy) Boyington, ace WW II pilot, dies at 75 of cancer

Death
1988

Veronica L'Esperance, quintuplet

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