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 This day in History - January 16
361 Historic Events for January 16
1957

3 B-52s leave Calif for 1st non-stop round world flights

Event
1957

Arturo Toscanini, Italian US conductor (NBC), dies in NYC at 89

Death
1957

Alexander Cambridge, gov-gen (S Afr 1923-31/Canada 1940-5), dies at 82

Death
1958

Anatoli Boukreev, mountaineer

Birth
1958

William Gibson's "Two for the Seesaw," premieres in NYC

Event
1960

Sad‚, [Helen Ady] Nigeria, rocker (Taboo; Grammy 1986-Best new singer)

Birth
1961

"Conquering Hero" opens at ANTA Theater NYC for 8 performances

Event
1961

Russian espionage ring detected in Great Britain

Event
1961

Janos Viski, composer, dies at 54

Death
1962

Emanuel Stickelberger, Swiss writer (Holbein in England), dies at 77

Death
1962

Suit accuses NYC Board of Education uses "racial quotas"

Event
1962

Jan Koster, Dutch drummer (Sleeze Beez-Powertool)

Birth
1962

Kevin Ross, NFL safety (Atlanta Falcons, KC Chiefs)

Birth
1962

Paul Webb, rocker (TalkTalk)

Birth
1962

Shooting begins on "Dr No"

Event
1963

Gilardo Gilardi, composer, dies at 73

Death
1963

Tennessee Williams' "Milk Train Doesn't Stop Here Anymore," premieres

Event
1963

Khrushchev claims to have a 100-megaton nuclear bomb

Event
1964

"Hello, Dolly!" opens at St James Theater NYC for 2,844 performances

Event
1964

AL owners vote 9-1 against Charlie Finley moving KC A's to Louisville

Event
1964

Trevor Barsby, cricketer (Queensland opening batsman since 1984-85)

Birth
1964

Mark Collins, NFL cornerback/safety (NY Giants, KC Chiefs, GB Packers)

Birth
1964

Gail Graham, Vanderhoof BC, LPGA golfer (1995 Fieldcrest Cannon)

Birth
1965

"Outer Limits" last airs on ABC-TV

Event
1965

AFL Pro Bowl: West beats East 38-14

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