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 This day in History - January 20
420 Historic Events for January 20
1984

US female Figure Skating championship won by Rosalynn Sumners

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1985

Cold front strikes US, at least 40 die (-27øF (-33øC) in Chicago)

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1985

Superbowl XIX: SF 49ers beat Miami Dolphins, 38-16 in Stanford Superbowl MVP: Joe Montana, San Francisco, QB

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1985

Jo Juda, Dutch musician, dies at 75

Death
1986

1st federal holiday honoring Martin Luther King Jr

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1986

Milt coup in Lesotho under gen-mjr Lekhanya and premier Leabua Jonathan

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1986

Chunnel announced (railroad tunnel under Canal)

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1987

Tom Dollery, cricketer (4 Tests for Eng 1947-50), dies

Death
1987

Anglican Church envoy Terry Waite taken hostage in Beirut, Lebanon

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1987

Rhino Records 1st #1-Billy Vera and Beaters' "At This Moment"

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1988

Philippe de Rothschild, Bordeaux Vineyard manager, dies in Paris at 86

Death
1988

Arizona committee opens hearing on impeachment of Gov Evan Mecham

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1988

Andr‚ Hoffman skates world record 1500m (1:52.06)

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1989

Beatrice Lillie, actress (Thoroughly Modern Millie), dies at 94

Death
1989

Wayne Holdsworth takes a wicket 1st ball in 1st-class cricket

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1989

Reagan becomes 1st pres elected in a "0" year, since 1840, to leave office alive

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1989

Bush inaugurated as 41st president and Quayle becomes 44th vice pres

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1990

Barbara Stanwyck, [Ruby Stevens], actress (Big Valley), dies at 82

Death
1990

Miloslav Istvan, composer, dies at 61

Death
1990

Naruhito Higashi-Kuni, Japanese PM (1945), dies

Death
1990

US 64th manned space mission STS 32 (Columbia 10) returns from space

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1990

47th Golden Globes: Born on 4th of July, Driving Miss Daisy win

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1991

"Peter Pan" closes at Lunt-Fontanne Theater NYC or 45 performances

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1991

Louis Seigner, actor (Eclipse, Special Section), dies in a fire at 87

Death
1991

"Black and Blue" closes at Minskoff Theater NYC after 829 performances

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