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 This day in History - January 15
396 Historic Events for January 15
1949

Black Dahlia, murder victim found in LA (basis of the movie)

Death
1949

Pompeo Aloisi, Italian baron/diplomat/senator, dies at 63

Death
1949

Howard Allen Twitty, Phoenix AZ, PGA golfer (1979 BC Open)

Birth
1949

Mao's Red army conquers Ten-tsin

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1950

4,000 attend National Emergency Civil Rights Conference in Wash DC

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1950

David Lynn Jones, Bexar Ark, country singer (Bonnie Jean)

Birth
1951

"Cloud of Death" rolls down Mount Lamington, New Guinea kills 3-5,000

Event
1951

Supreme Court rule "clear and present danger" of incitement to riot is not protected speech and can be a cause for arrest

Event
1951

Martha Davis, Calif, vocalist/guitar (Motels-Only the Lonely, Shame)

Birth
1951

Charo, Murcia Spain, actress/singer (Chico and the Man, Love Boat)

Birth
1952

Melvyn Gale, rocker (ELO)

Birth
1953

Viktor Patrick Vretblad, composer, dies at 76

Death
1953

Boris Blank, rocker (Yello)

Birth
1953

Randy White, NFL tackle (Dallas Cowboys)

Birth
1953

16 car Federal Express train loses brakes and crashes in Wash DC station

Event
1953

GDR Min of Foreign affairs Georg Dertingen arrested for "espionage"

Event
1955

Yves Tanguy, French/American sailor/surrealistic painter, dies

Death
1955

1st official act of Princess Beatrice, launches tanker Vasum

Event
1955

USSR ends state of war with German Federal Republic

Event
1955

Enrico Mentana, Milan Italy, Italian newscaster (RAI)

Birth
1955

D Shostakovitch' "From Jewish Folk Poetry," premieres in Leningrad

Event
1956

Bauer Marlene wins LPGA Sea Island Golf Open

Event
1956

NFL Pro Bowl: East beats West 31-30

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1956

Paul Parker, cricketer (one Test England v Australia 1981)

Birth
1956

KWAB TV channel 4 in Big Spring, TX (NBC) begins broadcasting

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