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Notable Historical Events for January 5th

1962Tony Sheridan & Beatles produce "My Bonnie" & "The Saints"

1836Davy Crockett arrives in Texas, just in time for the Alamo

1982Darryl Sittler, on advice from his doctor, leaves the Toronto Maple Leafs because of mental depression

1930Mao Zedong writes "A Single Spark Can Start a Prairie Fire"

2007Bill Cowher resigns as head coach of the Pittsburgh Steelers

1993Reggie Jackson elected to Hall of Fame

1985Bryan Trottier failed on 9th Islander penalty shot

1968Dr Benjamin Spock indicted for conspiring to violate draft law

2010Mike Shanahan is formally introduced as head coach of the Washington Redskins

1930Bonnie Parker meets Clyde Barrow for the first time at Clarence Clay's house

January 5th Historical Events
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Notable Birthdays on January 5th

1932Chuck Noll, Cleveland Ohio, NFL coach (Pittsburgh Steelers)

1914George Reeves, [George Lescher Bessolo], Ashland Ky, actor (Superman, Gone With the Wind)

1876Konrad Adenauer, Cologne Germany, chancellor of Germany (BRD, 1949)

1874Joseph Erlanger, San Francisco, California, American physiologist (shock therapy-Nobel 1944)

1946Diane Keaton, [Hall], LA, actress (Annie Hall, Little Drummer Girl)

1941Chuck McKinley, St. Louis Missouri, American tennis player

January 5th Birthdays
Date Event
Notable Weddings on January 5th

1808Explorer William Clark (37) weds Julia Hancock in Fincastle, Virginia

1531Pope Clemens VII forbids English King Henry VIII to re-marry

1985Baseball player Darryl Strawberry (22) weds Lisa Andrews

1911British PM Neville Chamberlain (41) weds Anne de Vere Cole

January 5th Weddings
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Notable Deaths on January 5th

1988Pete Maravich, American basketball player, dies of heart failure at 40

1939Amelia Earhart, American aviator declared dead after disappearance in 1937. (b. 1897)

1762Elizabeth of Russia [Elizaveta Petrovna], tsarina of Russia (1741-62), dies at 52

1933Calvin Coolidge, 30th President (1923-29), dies in Mass at 60

January 5th Deaths
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