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 This day in History - January 5
433 Historic Events for January 5
1934

Fenway Park catches fire for 2nd time (May 8th 1926 also)

Event
1934

National and American baseball leagues select a uniform ball

Event
1935

Nancy L Johnson, (Rep-R-CT, 1983- )

Birth
1936

Ram¢n M del Valle-Incl n, playwright (Tirano banderas), dies at 66

Death
1937

Only unicameral state legislature in US opens 1st session (Nebr)

Event
1937

Fingleton and Bradman make record stand of 346 for 6th wkt

Event
1938

Jim Otto, NFL center (Oakland Raiders)

Birth
1938

Juan Carlos I, king of Spain (1975- )

Birth
1938

Piet Kruiver, Dutch soccer star

Birth
1938

Leo Avery, abbot of Quarr

Birth
1938

Edwin Elliason, Washington, US archer (Olympic-92)

Birth
1939

Bridget Parker, England, equestrian 3 day event (Olympic-gold-1972)

Birth
1939

Peter Struycken, statues/computer expert/teacher

Birth
1940

Tina Modotti, [Maria del Carmen], Ital/Mexican communist, dies at 46

Death
1940

FCC hears 1st transmission of FM radio with clear, static-free signal

Event
1940

Finnish offensive at Suomossalmi against Russia

Event
1940

Dany Saval, Oakland Calif, actress (Boeing Boeing, Moon Pilot)

Birth
1941

Mansur Ali Khan, cricketer (Nawab of Pataudi, Indian batsman and capt)

Birth
1941

Bob Cunis, cricketer (New Zealand pace bowler of the late 60's)

Birth
1941

Grady Thomas, US rock vocalist (Parliaments, Funkadelic, Maggot Brain)

Birth
1941

British/Australian troops conquer Bardia Lybia

Event
1942

Maurizio Pollini, Milan Italy, pianist

Birth
1942

Cliff Potts, Glendale Calif, actor (Ted-Lou Grant)

Birth
1942

Charlie Rose, Henderson NC, newscaster (CBS Night Watch)

Birth
1942

Yves Paringaux, French chief of staff, murdered

Death