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Notable Historical Events for January 22nd

1971John Lennon & Yoko Ono record "Power to the People"

1953Arthur Miller's "Crucible," premieres in NYC

2010Conan O'Brien's last Tonight Show episode after a big controversy over the Tonight Show timeslot.

1980Russian dissidents Andrei Sakharov & Jelena Bonner arrested in Moscow and banished to Gorky

1989Super Bowl XXIII: San Francisco 49ers beat Cincinnati Bengals 20-16 in Miami Super Bowl MVP: Jerry Rice, San Francisco, WR

1998Rickey Henderson, rejoins Oakland A's for 4th time

1575English Queen Elizabeth I grants Thomas Tallis & William Byrd music press monopoly

1831Charles Darwin takes his Bachelors of Art exam

1956Betsy Rawls wins LPGA Tampa Golf Open

1995Pat Bradley wins LPGA HealthSouth Inaugural Golf Tournament

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Notable Birthdays on January 22nd

1440Ivan III, the Great, Grand Prince of Moscow and Russia (1462-1505)/conquered Lithuania

1934Bill Bixby, San Francisco California, actor (Incredible Hulk, My Favorite Martian)

1960Michael Hutchence, Australia, rock vocalist/actor (INXS-Dogs in Space)

1904George Balanchine [Giorgi Balanchivadze], ballet composer/choreographer, (d. 1983), [OS=Jan 9]

1957Mike Bossy, Montreal Quebec, NHL forward (NY Islanders), 1st 50 goals in 50 game

1561Francis Bacon, Strand, London, statesman/essayist (Novum Organum), (d. 1626)

January 22nd Birthdays
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Notable Weddings on January 22nd

1942Novelist Anthony Burgess (25) weds Llewela Jones

1960Comedic actor Bob Denver (25) weds Maggie Ryan in California

2006Princess of Rock and Roll Lisa Marie Presley (37) weds American guitarist and producer Michael Lockwood (44) at Kyoto, Japan

2005Business magnate and "The Apprentice" host Donald Trump (56) weds former model Melania Knauss (34) at the Bethesda by the Sea Episcopal Church in Palm Beach, Florida

January 22nd Weddings
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Notable Deaths on January 22nd

1973Lyndon B. Johnson, 36th US President (1963-69), dies at his Texas ranch at 64

2008Heath Ledger, Australian actor (b. 1979)

January 22nd Deaths
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