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 This day in History - January 31
421 Historic Events for January 31
1973

Ragnar Frisch, Norwegian economist (Nobel 1969), dies at 77

Death
1973

Latario Rachal, WLAF/NFL receiver (Amsterdam Admirals, SD Chargers)

Birth
1974

Bob Mulder, soccer player (Appingedam, FC Groningen)

Birth
1974

Glenn Morris, olympian/actor (Tarzan's Revenge), dies at 61

Death
1974

Harry Baum, actor (Crime and Punishment), dies at 58

Death
1974

Paul Haesaerts, Flemish architect/painter (Flandre), dies at 72

Death
1974

Roger Pryor, actor (Lady by Choice), dies at 72

Death
1974

Samuel Goldwyn, Polish/English/US film magnate (MGM), dies at 91

Death
1974

Lorenzo Styles, NFL linebacker (Atlanta Falcons)

Birth
1974

Othella Harrington, NBA forward (Houston Rockets)

Birth
1974

Pavi Sald, ice hockey defenseman (Finland, Oly-98)

Birth
1974

Tory Toogood, Australian rower (Olympics-96)

Birth
1974

MacDonald's founder Ray Kroc buys San Diego Padres

Event
1975

Kenard Lang, defensive end (Washington Redskins)

Birth
1975

Barry Manilow's "Mandy" goes gold

Event
1975

John Lennon releases "#9 Dream"

Event
1975

UCLA wins NCAA basketball championship

Event
1976

"Love Rollercoaster" by Ohio Players hits #1

Event
1976

Lance Gibbs becomes highest Test wicket-taker at 308

Event
1977

Naomi Darrell, Miss Bermuda Universe (1997)

Birth
1977

Frenchman Fran‡ois Claustre freed, after 33 months as hostage in Chad

Event
1977

Joe Sewell, Amos Rusie, and Al Lopez elected to baseball Hall of Fame

Event
1978

"Elvis: The Legend Lives!" opens at Palace Theater NYC for 101 perfs

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1978

Israel turns 3 milt outposts in West Bank into civilian settlements

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1980

J P Duminy, cricket (30 runs at 5 and 1 wkt at 39 in 3 Test S Af), dies

Death