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 This day in History - January 23
412 Historic Events for January 23
1983

Sch”ne skates ladies world record 5 km (7:40.97)

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1983

Russian radioactive satellite falls into Indian Ocean

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1983

In NBA, Portland scores all 17 pts in overtime to beat Houston 113-96

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1983

"A-Team" with Mr T premieres on NBC

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1984

Samuel Gardner, composer, dies at 92

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1984

Buffalo Sabres win NHL record 10th straight road game

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1984

Greatest unpaced 1-hr bicycle distance, F Moser (Italy), 51.15 km

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1984

Hulk Hogan defeats Iron Sheik to become WWF champ

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1985

Britains House of Lords debate 1st televised

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1986

Joseph Beuys, West German avant-garde artist/politician, dies at 64

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1986

1st induction of Rock 'N' Roll Hall of Fame (Chuck Berry, James Brown, Ray Charles, Domino, Everly Bros, B Holly, J L Lewis and Elvis Presley)

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1986

Columbia returns to Kennedy Space Center via Davis-Monthan AFB

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1986

"Jerome Kern Goes to Hollywood" opens at Ritz Theater NYC for 13 perfs

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1987

Dow Jones rises 64 points then drops 110 points (44.15 pt loss)

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1987

Japan 1st exceeds military spending cap of 1% of GNP ($23 billion)

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1988

Experimental airplane Voyager, piloted by Dick Rutan and Jeana Yeager, complete 1st nonstop, round-the-world flight without refueling lands

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1988

Bob Benoit bowls 1st 300-pt game in a televised title match

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1988

62nd Australian Womens Tennis: Steffi Graf beats Chris Evert (61 76)

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1988

45th Golden Globes: Last Emperor, Sally Kirkland, Michael Douglas

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1989

Salvador Dal¡, Surrealist painter, dies in Spain at 84

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1989

Challenge to "who is a Jew" law filed in Israeli Supreme Court

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1989

NBA New Jersey Nets begin a 32+ game road losing streak

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1990

Albert Collins, guitarist (Lynyrd Skynyrd), dies of pneumonia at 57

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1990

Mariano Rumor, Italy's PM (1968-70, 73-1974), dies

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1990

Dean Jones scores twin Test tons v Pakistan at Adelaide Oval

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