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 This day in History - January 5
433 Historic Events for January 5
1993

Nyamuisi Muvingi, Zaire minister of Culture, murdered

Death
1993

Westley A Dodd, US murderer, 1st hanging in US since 1965

Death
1993

Ronnie Welsh, actor (Patterns), dies of brain cancer at 52

Death
1993

Brian Lara completes 277 v Australia at cricket SCG

Event
1993

Price is Right model Janice Pennington sues CBS for show accident

Event
1993

Reggie Jackson elected to Hall of Fame

Event
1994

Brian Johnston, cricketer (BBC radio commentator for 40 yrs), dies

Death
1994

Thomas P "Tip" O'Neill, (D-Ma)/Speaker of House (1977-86), dies at 81

Death
1994

Louis R J Ridder van Rappard, Dutch mayor of Zoelen, dies at 87

Death
1994

William Raynor, writer, dies at 73

Death
1994

Aleksandr Popov swims world record 100m free style (47.82)

Event
1994

Yat Weiju swims world record 100m butterfly stroke (58.71)

Event
1994

Victor van Os, Dutch jazz guitarist, dies at 39

Death
1994

Zhong Weiju swims world record 25m pool record (58.71)

Event
1995

Francis Lopez, Fren dentist/operetta composer (Andalousie), dies at 78

Death
1995

Mansour Satari, brig-gen/commandant (Iran Air Force), dies at 46

Death
1995

Yahya Ayyash, PLO bomb maker, booby trapped cellular phone at 28

Death
1995

AFC beats NFC 41-13 in the pro bowl

Event
1995

Lockheed C-140 Jetstar crashes at Isfahan Persia, 18 killed

Event
1996

Jay Morris Arena, inventor/pediatrician, dies at 86

Death
1996

Joseph Daniel White, singer/bandleader, dies at 84

Death
1996

Lincoln Kirstein, ballet administrator, dies at 88

Death
1996

Richard Versaille, tenor, dies at 63

Death
1996

Miami Dolphin coach Don Shula announces his retirement

Event
1996

Muralitharan no-balled for throwing in ODI v WI at the Gabba

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