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 This day in History - January 2
376 Historic Events for January 2
1991

Edmond Jab‚s, writer, dies

Death
1991

Renato Rascel, actor (7 Hills of Rome), dies of heart failure at 78

Death
1992

Virginia Field, actress (Dream Girl), dies of cancer at 74

Death
1992

Test debut of Shane Warne, v India at Sydney

Event
1993

"Gypsy Passion" closes at Plymouth Theater NYC after 55 performances

Event
1994

Caesar Romero, actor (Joker-Batman), dies at 86

Death
1994

Dixy Lee Ray, chairwoman (US Atomic Energy Comm), dies at 79

Death
1994

Pierre-Paul Schweitzer, French director of IMF (1963-73), dies at 81

Death
1994

Sammy Taft, Canadian businessman (coined term "hat trick"), dies at 81

Death
1994

"Abe Lincoln in Illinois" closes at Beaumont NYC after 40 perfs

Event
1994

Battles between army and rebellious indians in South Mexico, kill 57

Event
1994

"Shakespeare after My Father" closes at Helen Hayes NYC after 266 perf

Event
1995

Most distant galaxy yet discovered found by scientists using Keck telescope in Hawaii (est 15 billion light years away)

Event
1995

Siad Barre, general/president of Somalia (1969-91), dies at 84

Death
1995

Nancy Kelly, US actress (Bad Seed, Submarine Patrol), dies at 73

Death
1995

Mohammed Siyad Barre, president of Somalia (1969-91), dies

Death
1995

Manuel Rivera, Spanish painter/co-founder (El Paso), dies at 67

Death
1995

Graham Sharp, ice skater, dies at 77

Death
1995

Bus crashes in Luzon Philippines, 29 killed

Event
1995

Carquest Bowl 5: South Carolina beats West Virginia, 24-21

Event
1996

Sydney Thompson, rock Climber, dies at 81

Death
1996

Thornton Page, astrophysicist, dies at 82

Death
1997

Howard Stern Radio Show premieres in Columbus OH on WBZX 99.7 FM

Event
1997

Jim Rodger, sports writer, dies at 75

Death
1997

Randy California, [Wolfe], rock guitarist, dies at 45

Death