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 This day in History - January 22
401 Historic Events for January 22
1976

Bank robbery in Beirut nets $20-50 million (record)

Event
1976

Balthazar Getty, actor (Young Guns 2, Lord of the Flies)

Birth
1978

Herbert Sutcliffe, cricketer (54 Tests for England 4555 runs), dies

Death
1979

Ali Hassan Salameh, [Abu Hassan], killed by car bomb; believed to have helped mastermind massacre of 1972 Munich Olympics athletes

Death
1979

Melanie Winiger, Miss Switzerland Universe (1997)

Birth
1980

Iris Meredith, actress (Lawless Land, Gambling Terror), dies at 64

Death
1980

West Indies beat England 2-0 to win 1st World Series Cup

Event
1980

PGA begins a senior golf tour

Event
1980

Dissidents Andrei Sacharov and Jelena Bonner banished to Gorki

Event
1981

O A "Bum" Phillips becomes head coach of New Orleans Saints

Event
1981

Fannie Thomas, US, dies at 113

Death
1981

40th Islander shut-out opponent-3-0 vs Red Wings-Billy Smith 15th

Event
1982

Kevin Sheridan, actor (Soul Man)

Birth
1982

Eduardo Frei Montalva, president of Chile (1964-70), dies at 71

Death
1982

75% of North America is covered by snow

Event
1983

2nd flight readiness firing of Challenger's main engines; 22 seconds

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1983

Houston is 1st NBA team to be held scoreless in an overtime Portland Trail Blazers out score them 17-0 and win 113-96

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1983

Fred Bakewell, cricketer (dashing England bat of 30s, 6 Tests), dies

Death
1984

Hilbert van de Thumb becomes European all-round skates

Event
1984

Superbowl XVIII: LA Raiders beat Wash Red Skins, 38-9 in Tampa Superbowl MVP: Marcus Allen, LA Raiders, RB

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1984

Annette Kennedy of SUNY sets women's basketball record with 70 pts

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1985

-30øF (-34øC), Mountain Lake Bio Station, Virginia (state record)

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1985

Cold wave damages 90% of Florida's citrus crop

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1985

Kelly Hu, 16, of Hawaii, crowned 3rd Miss Teen USA

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1985

Zak Starkey (Ringo's son) marries Sarah Menikides

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