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Notable Historical Events for January 15th

199042 year old George Foreman KOs Gerry Cooney in 2 rounds in Atlantic City

1934Babe Ruth signs a 1934 contract for $35,000 ($17,000 cut)

1971George Harrison releases "My Sweet Lord"

1989Betsy King wins LPGA Jamaica Golf Classic

196250th Australian Mens Tennis: Rod Laver beats R Emerson (86 06 64 64)

1535Henry VIII declares himself head of the Church in England

1922Irish Free State forms; Michael Collins becomes 1st Premier

1997Chicago Bull Dennis Rodman kicks cameraman, Eugene Amosin the groin

1947The brutalized corpse of Elizabeth Short ("The Black Dahlia") is found in Leimert Park, Los Angeles, California.

1994Lawrence Taylor announces his retirement from the NFL

January 15th Historical Events
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Notable Birthdays on January 15th

1929Martin Luther King Jr., Atlanta, American clergyman and leader of the Civil Rights Movement (Nobel 1964)

1951Charo [Maria Baeza], Spanish-American actress, comedienne and flamenco guitarist (Chico and the Man, Love Boat)

1908Edward Teller, Budapest Hungary, fathered H-bomb (Manhattan Project), (d. 2003)

1975Mary Pierce, Montreal Quebec, tennis star (1995 Australian Open)

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Notable Weddings on January 15th

1955Film director Stanley Kubrick (26) weds theatrical designer Ruth Sobotka (29)

1930Businesswoman Estée Lauder (23) weds businessman Joseph Lauder

January 15th Weddings
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Notable Deaths on January 15th

1983Meyer Lansky, reputed mobster, dies in Miami Beach Fla at 80

1947Elizabeth Short, the Black Dahlia (b. 1924)

January 15th Deaths
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