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 This day in History - January 19
374 Historic Events for January 19
1977

Anne Miller, Midland Mich, tennis star (1995 Darmstadt Germany)

Birth
1977

Taliesin Jaffe, Venice Calif, actor (Willy-Hail to the Chief)

Birth
1977

World's largest crowd-12.7 million-for Indian religious festival

Event
1977

Ernie Banks elected to Hall of Fame

Event
1977

Pres Ford pardons Iva Toguri D'Aquino (Tokyo Rose)

Event
1977

Geraldine Brooks, actress (Faraday and Co, Dumplings), dies at 51

Death
1978

Carl Betz, actor (Donna Reed Show), dies at 56

Death
1978

Eddie Mathews elected to Hall of Fame

Event
1978

Judge William H Webster appointed head of FBI

Event
1979

Paul Meurisse, actor (Diabolique, Truth, Suspects, Monocle), dies

Death
1979

John N Mitchell (former AG) released on parole from federal prison

Event
1980

Richard Franko Goldman, composer, dies at 69

Death
1980

William O Douglas, member US Supreme court (1939-75), dies at 81

Death
1981

Muhammad Ali talks a despondent 21 year old out of committing suicide

Event
1981

US and Iran sign agreement to release 52 American hostages

Event
1982

Aust-WI one-day game that produced a Privy Council libel case

Event
1982

Heater explodes at Star Elementary School-Okla, kills 6 kids and teacher

Event
1982

Marc Demeyer, Belgian bicyclist (Paris-Roubaix '76), dies [or 1/20]

Death
1982

Jodie Sweetin, actress (Stephanie Tanner-Full House)

Birth
1982

Leopold Trepper, Polish/Israeli spy (WW II), dies at 77

Death
1983

Klaus Barbie, SS chief of Lyon in Nazi-France, arrested in Bolivia

Event
1984

Francesco Moser bicycles world record time: 50,808 km

Event
1984

Calif Supreme Court rejects quadriplegic Elizabeth Bouvia, who wants to starve herself to death in a public hospital

Event
1985

4 die in a car and train crash in Buda Ill

Event
1985

"Born In The USA" by Bruce Springsteen peaked at #9

Event