Historical Events on January 19th, 1977

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Historical Events

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Ernie Banks elected to Hall of Fame

MLB shortstop Ernie Banks
MLB shortstop
Ernie Banks
  • Snow falls in Miami, Florida. This is the only time in the history of the city that snowfall has occurred. It also fell in the Bahamas.
  • US President Ford pardons Iva Toguri D'Aquino (Tokyo Rose)
  • World's largest crowd gathering - the Hindu Kumbh Mela in India attracts a then record 15 million people