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 This day in History - January 2
376 Historic Events for January 2
1983

Gary Trudeau takes a 20-month break from writing "Doonesbury"

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1984

Darryl Cullinan, 16, scores his 1st first-class cricket century

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1984

Miami beats Nebraska in Orange Bowl for college football championship

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1984

Riot in Tunis kills over 100

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1984

Wilson Goode, sworn-in as Phila's 1st black mayor

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1985

Undefeated BYU becomes college football champions

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1985

Nevada-Las Vegas beats Utah 142-140, highest college basketball score

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1985

Egyptian Pres Mubarak reappoints Coptic pope Shenuda III

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1985

Australia beat WI by innings at SCG, Bob Holland 10 match wkts

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1985

90th hat trick in Islander history-Brent Sutter

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1986

191.66 million shares traded in NY Stock Exchange

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1986

NY Islander, Mike Bossy, scores his 500th goal

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1986

Una Merkel, US actress (Abraham Lincoln), dies at 82

Death
1987

Penn State upsets Miami in Fiesta Bowl for college football champ

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1987

Troops of Chad Pres Habr‚ conquer Fada oasis

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1988

Mulroney and Reagan sign Canada-US free trade agreement

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1988

Ashland Oil storage tank spills 3.8 million gallons, Penn

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1989

Notre Dame beats West Virginia for college football championship

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1989

UCLA wins a record 7th consecutive bowl game

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1990

Vladimir Alexis Ussachevsky, Manchuria composer (Creation), dies at 78

Death
1990

Dow Jones hits record 2,800 (2,810.15)

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1990

Alan Hale Jr, Skipper on Gilligan's Island, dies of cancer at 71

Death
1990

Belcampo, [Herman Sch”nfeld Wichers], Dutch lawyer/writer, dies at 87

Death
1990

Sting joins wrestlings 4 Horsemen (Flair, Arn Anderson, Ole Anderson)

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1991

Colorado wins its 1st AP national title poll

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