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 This day in History - January 5
433 Historic Events for January 5
1925

French Baseball Federation awards silver medals to John McGraw, Charlie Comiskey, and Hugh Jennings

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1926

James Cox of Ford Motors announces 8 hr day and $5 daily minimum wage

Event
1926

Robert Earle, Baldwin NY, TV host (GE College Bowl)

Birth
1926

Claude (Buddy) Young, NFL running back (Yankees, Texans, Colts)

Birth
1927

Fox Studios exhibits Movietone

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1927

Judge Landis begins 3-day public hearing on charges that 4 games played between Chicago and Detroit in 1917 had been thrown to White Sox

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1928

Walter Fritz Mondale, (Sen-D-Minn)/42nd VP (1977-81)

Birth
1928

Zulfikar Ali Khan Bhutto, president/premier (Pakistan)

Birth
1928

Imtiaz Ahmed, cricketer (Pakistan wicket-keeper in 41 Tests 1952-62)

Birth
1929

Wilbert Harrison, singer

Birth
1929

Coup by King Alexander in South Slavia

Event
1930

Richard Hayes, Passaic NJ, singer/emcee (Name That Tune)

Birth
1930

Frederick Charles Tillis, composer

Birth
1930

Edward Galven Givens Jr, Quanah Texas, Major USAF/astronaut

Birth
1930

Mao Tse-tung writes "A Single Spark Can Start a Prairie Fire"

Event
1931

Walter Davis, US, running high jumper (Olympic-gold-1952)

Birth
1931

Robert Duvall, San Diego Calif, actor (Great Santini, Taxi Driver)

Birth
1931

1st woman to purchase a baseball team Lucille Thomas purchases Topeka franchise in the Western League

Event
1931

Alfred Brendel, Wiesenberg Moravia, Austrian pianist

Birth
1931

Alvin Ailey, choreographer (American Dance Theater)

Birth
1932

Umberto Eco, author (Name of the Rose)

Birth
1932

Ra‹sa Maximovna Titorenko Gorbachev, Russia's 1st lady (1982-1991)

Birth
1932

Chuck Noll, Cleveland, NFL coach (Pittsburgh Steelers)

Birth
1933

Work on Golden Gate Bridge begins, on Marin County side

Event
1933

Calvin Coolidge, 30th President (1923-29), dies in Mass at 60

Death