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 This day in History - January 7
404 Historic Events for January 7
1986

STS 61-C mission scrubbed at T -9m because of weather problems

Event
1986

M Rooi, editor-in-chief (New Rotterdam Daily), dies at 79

Death
1986

Chicago Bears defeat New England Patriots 46-10 in Super Bowl XX

Event
1987

Larry Carr, pianist (Flight to Rhythm), dies at 72

Death
1987

Kapil Dev takes his 300th Test wicket, at 28 the youngest

Event
1987

French airplanes harass Libyan positions in Duadi Doum

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1988

Trevor Howard, actor (Ryan's Daughter), dies of bronchitis at 71

Death
1989

Intl Conference on Limitation of Chemical Weapons opens in Paris

Event
1989

Akhito becomes emperor of Japan

Event
1989

NBA's Cleveland Cavaliers longest win streak (11)

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1989

Cleve Cavs block 21 NY Knick shots tying NBA regulation game record

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1990

Lynn Jennings runs world record 5K indoor at 15:22.64

Event
1990

Tower Of Pisa closed to the public after leaning too far

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1990

Bronislau "Bronko" Nagurski, football hall of famer, dies at 81

Death
1990

Joseph Robbie, lawyer/NFL owner (Miami Dolphins), dies at 73

Death
1990

Horace Stoneham, baseball owner (Giants), dies at 86

Death
1990

Gail Lucas, entertainer, dies

Death
1991

Joe Hicks, baseball coach, dies of cancer at 64

Death
1991

"Nia Peeples Party Machine" premieres on TV

Event
1992

Richard Hunt, puppeteer/actor (Muppet Movie), dies of AIDS at 40

Death
1992

Jhean Burton, entertainer, dies

Death
1992

ATandT releases video-telephone ($1,499)

Event
1992

Last day of Test cricket for Imran Khan

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1992

Tom Seaver and Rollie Fingers elected to Baseball's Hall of Fame

Event
1993

Richard Branda, actor (2 Minute Warning), dies of colon cancer at 57

Death