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Notable Historical Events for January 23rd

1979Willie Mays elected to Baseball Hall of Fame

1991"seinfeld" debuts on NBC-TV

1965Boston Celtic center Bill Russell misses all 14 shots in loss to Philadelphia Warriors led by Wilt Chamberlain

2005"Numbers", starring Rob Morrow and David Krumholtz, debuts on CBS

1937Karl Radek & 16 others go on trial in Stalin's great purge

1889Daniel Williams forms Provident Hospital in Chicago

1853John Wilkes Booth is baptized at St. Timothy's Protestant Episcopal Church

1998Pope John Paul II condemns US embargo against Cuba

1967Stan Musial is named GM of Cards

1943Duke Ellington plays at Carnegie Hall in New York City for the first time.

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Notable Birthdays on January 23rd

1963Hakeem Olajuwon, Lagos, Nigeria, NBA center (Houston Rockets)

1832Edouard Manet, Paris, French impressionist painter (Olympia, The Luncheon on the Grass), (d. 1883)

1737John Hancock, merchant/statesman, (1st to sign Declaration of Independence), (d. 1793), [o.s. 1936-01-12]

1964Mariska Hargitay, Santa Monica California, actress (Jesse Smith-Downtown, ER)

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