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 This day in History - January 5
433 Historic Events for January 5
1975

Ray Morgan, announcer (I'd Like to See)

Birth
1975

Warrick Dunn, running back (Tampa Bay Buccaneers)

Birth
1975

Salyut 4 with crew of 2 is launched for 30 days

Event
1975

"Wiz" opens at Majestic Theater NYC for 1672 performances

Event
1975

14 die when British freighter "Lake Illawarra" rams pylon bridge between Derwent and Hobart, Tasmania and ship sinks

Event
1976

Cambodia is renamed "Democratic Kampuchea"

Event
1976

Georges E Migot, French composer, dies at 84

Death
1976

Greg Chappell scores 182* at SCG against West Indies

Event
1976

"MacNeil-Lehrer Report" premieres on PBS

Event
1977

Onslow Stevens, actor (Mr Fisher-This is the Life), dies at 74

Death
1977

Kenya president Jomo Kenyatta disbands parliament

Event
1979

Charles Mingus, US jazz bassist/composer/orchestra leader, dies at 56

Death
1979

Sarah Price, Miss Louisiana Teen USA (1997)

Birth
1980

Garette Patrick Ratliff, actor (Return to Blue Lagoon)

Birth
1981

Paul F‚lix, Flemish architect (Song of the Sun), dies at 67

Death
1981

Harold C Urey, US chemist (Deuterium, Nobel 1934), dies at 87

Death
1981

"Nightline" with Ted Koppel extended from 20 mins to 30 mins

Event
1981

British police arrest Peter Sutcliffe, a truck driver later convicted of "Yorkshire Ripper" murders of 13 women

Event
1982

Hans Conried, actor (Bullwinkle Show, Make Room for Daddy), dies at 64

Death
1982

Harvey Lembeck, actor (Phil Silvers, Hathaways), dies at 56

Death
1982

Arkansas judge rules against obligatory teaching of creation

Event
1984

Adrian Dantly (Utah), ties NBA record of 28 free throws

Event
1984

Greg Chappell scores 182* in his last Test innings

Event
1985

Bryan Trottier failed on 9th Islander penalty shot

Event
1985

Discovery moves to launch pad for STS 51-C mission

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