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 This day in History - January 15
396 Historic Events for January 15
1927

Norm Crosby, Boston MA, comedian (Young at Heart Comedians)

Birth
1929

Martin Luther King Jr, Atlanta, dreamer (Nobel 1964)

Birth
1929

"Queen Ida" Guillory, Ziadaco music

Birth
1929

Eva Badura-Skoda, composer

Birth
1930

George Headley scores century on debut v England (made 176)

Event
1931

Thomas Hoving, NYC, news correspondent (20/20)

Birth
1931

Murad Kazhlayev, composer

Birth
1931

Derek Meddings, special effects technician

Birth
1932

Georg Kerschensteiner, German educationalist, dies at 77

Death
1932

Enrique Raxach, composer

Birth
1932

Louis Woodard Jones, New Rochelle NY, 4X400m relayer (Oly-gold-56)

Birth
1932

Dean Smith, US actor/relay runner (Olympic-gold-1952)

Birth
1934

8.4 earthquake in India/Nepal, 10,700 die

Event
1934

Babe Ruth signs a 1934 contract for $35,000 ($17,000 cut)

Event
1934

Hermann Bahr, Austrian writer (Concert), dies at 70

Death
1934

Patrick O'Malley, US policeman, killed by John Dillinger

Death
1935

300 Dutch ice cream salesmen protest against Italian competition

Event
1935

Robert Silverberg, US, sci-fi author (Hugo, Regan's Planet)

Birth
1935

Malcolm Frager, St Louis, Missouri, pianist

Birth
1935

Clifford Odets' "Waiting for Lefty," premieres in NYC

Event
1936

Henry Forster, cricket (Hants and Oxford U, Gov-Gen of Australia), dies

Death
1936

Horace Stoneham elected president of NY Giants

Event
1936

1st all-glass windowless structure in US completed, Toledo, Ohio

Event
1936

Non-profit Ford Foundation incorporates

Event
1937

Margaret O'Brien, San Diego, actress (Jane Eyre, Meet Me in St Louis)

Birth