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 This day in History - January 20
420 Historic Events for January 20
1991

Bill Riordon, US tennis promotor (Jimmy Connors), dies

Death
1991

"Les Miserables," opens at Pantages Theatre, LA

Event
1991

Matt Barr's field goal with no time left gives NY Giant 15-13 Victory over defending champs SF 49ers, for NFC title

Event
1991

US Patriot missiles begins shooting down Iraqi missiles

Event
1991

Jane Geddes wins LPGA Jamaica Golf Classic

Event
1991

Buffalo Bills beat LA Raiders 51-3 for AFC title

Event
1991

13th UCP Telethon

Event
1991

"Shogun - The Musical" closes at Marquis Theater NYC after 72 perfs

Event
1992

Muhammad Abd al-Khaliq Hassuna, sec-gen of Arab League (1952-72), dies

Death
1992

Roberto d'Aubuisson, leader of El Salvador, dies

Death
1992

Score begins selling international soccer cards

Event
1992

Australia beat India 2-0 to win the World Series Cup

Event
1993

Mercer McCleod, entertainer, dies of heart failure at 86

Death
1993

Adm Studeman, serves as acting director of CIA

Event
1993

Bill Clinton inaugurated as 42nd president

Event
1993

Audrey Hepburn, actress (Roman Holiday), dies of colon cancer at 63

Death
1993

Joseph Anthony [Deuster], US director/actor (Rainmaker), dies at 80

Death
1994

Jaramogi Oginga Odinga, Kenyan vice-pres (1963-66), dies at about 81

Death
1994

Matt Busby, Scottish soccer coach (Manchester United), dies at 84

Death
1995

John Halas, Hungarian/US cartoonist (Animal Farm), dies at 81

Death
1995

Mehdi Bazargan, director Iranian oil corp/premier (1979), dies at 86

Death
1995

Robert Shaw, town Planner, dies at 81

Death
1995

Russian ruble drops to 3,947 per dollar (record)

Event
1995

"Love! Valor! Compassion!" opens at Walter Kerr NYC for 276 perfs

Event
1995

1994-95 NHL Season begin after a lengthy strike

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