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 This day in History - January 5
433 Historic Events for January 5
1970

KPTS TV channel 8 in Hutchinson-Wichita, KS (PBS) begins broadcasting

Event
1970

Soap Opera "All My Children," premieres on ABC

Event
1971

1st one-day international, Australia v England at the MCG

Event
1971

US heavyweight "Sonny" Liston's (36) corpse found

Event
1971

Sonny Liston, World Champ heavy weight boxer (1962-64), found dead at 36

Death
1971

Globetrotters lose 100-99 to NJ Reds, ending 2,495-game win streak

Event
1971

Jason Bates, Downey CA, infielder (Colorado Rockies)

Birth
1971

Hillary Butler, WLAF linebacker (Frankfurt Galaxy)

Birth
1971

Eric Smith, NFL/WLAF wide receiver (Chicago Bears, Scotland Claymores)

Birth
1972

West-Pakistani sheik Mujib ur-Rahman freed

Event
1972

NASA announces development of space shuttle

Event
1972

NYC transit fare rises from 30› to 35›

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1972

Pres Nixon signs a bill for NASA to begin research on manned shuttle

Event
1972

Joseph Patton, NFL guard (Washington Redskins)

Birth
1972

Largest crowd at Cleveland Arena (Cavs vs Lakers-11,178)

Event
1973

Mali and Niger break diplomatic relations with Israel

Event
1973

Cornelis van Dis, Dutch MP (SGP), dies at 79

Death
1973

Netherlands recognizes German DR

Event
1974

John Drew Nichols, Okla, rocker (PC Quest-Can You See)

Birth
1974

Roy Bargy, orch leader (Jimmy Durante Show), dies at 79

Death
1974

Raul Julia appears on Bob Newhart Show in "Oh, Brother"

Event
1974

Calvin Collins, center/guard (Atlanta Falcons)

Birth
1974

Michelle Scerri, Melbourne Australia, golfer (1995 Tasmanian)

Birth
1975

Charlie Smalls' "Wiz," premieres in NYC

Event
1975

Don Wilson, pitcher (Astro), dies at 29 of carbon monoxide poisoning

Death