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 This day in History - January 4
381 Historic Events for January 4
1955

Dominicus Johner, composer, dies at 80

Death
1955

Fran‡ois Rasse, composer, dies at 81

Death
1956

Barney Sumner, rock guitarist/vocalist (New Order-Blue Monday)

Birth
1956

Ann Magnuson, Charleston WV, actress (Anything But Love, Hunger)

Birth
1956

Bernard Albrecht, English pop guitarist (Joy Division)

Birth
1956

Alexandr Tikhonovich Grechaninov, composer, dies at 91

Death
1957

Theodor K”rner von Siegringen, Austrian pres (1951-57), dies at 84

Death
1957

Patty Loveless, [Ramey], Pikeville Ky, singer (Blue Side of Town)

Birth
1957

Dodgers buy 44 passenger twin-engine airplane for $775,000

Event
1957

"Blondie" situation comedy premieres on NBC TV (later on CBS)

Event
1958

Waverley John Anderson, Scot, viscount/governor of Bengal, dies at 75

Death
1958

Nina Foust, Asheboro NC, LPGA golfer (1994 Hawaiian Ladies Open-6th)

Birth
1958

Matt Frewer, Washington DC, actor (Max Headroom, Doctor Doctor)

Birth
1958

Sputnik 1 reenters atmosphere and burns up

Event
1959

Luna 1 (Mechta) becomes 1st craft to leave Earth's gravity

Event
1959

Vanity, [Denise Marquardt], Ontario Canada, actress (52 Pick Up)

Birth
1960

Michael Stipe, US rock vocalist (REM-Losing My Religion, Stand)

Birth
1960

Cory Everson, Racine Wisconsin, body builder (6X Ms Olympia)

Birth
1960

Albert Camus, French author (Stranger), dies in an auto accident at 46

Death
1960

European Free Trade Association forms in Stockholm

Event
1961

Barry Fitzgerald, actor (Going My Way), dies at 72

Death
1961

Longest recorded strike ends-33 yrs-Danish barbers' assistants

Event
1961

Lee Curreri, NYC, actor (Bruno Martelli-Fame)

Birth
1962

1st automated (unmanned) subway train (NYC)

Event
1962

Patrick Cassidy, LA Calif, actor/composer (Fever Pitch, Off the Wall)

Birth