Historical Events on January 23 (Part 2)

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  • 2001 The Chinese Communist Party stages a self-immolation in Tiananmen Square to frame Falun Gong and escalate the persecution.
  • 2002 Reporter Daniel Pearl kidnapped in Karachi, Pakistan, and subsequently murdered.
  • 2002 "American Taliban" John Walker Lindh returns to the United States in Federal Bureau of Investigation custody.
  • 2003 Final communication between Earth and NASA space probe Pioneer 10

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

  • 2005 AFC Championship, Heinz Field, Pittsburgh: New England Patriots beat Pittsburgh Steelers, 41-27
  • 2005 NFC Championship, Lincoln Financial Field, Philadelphia: Philadelphia Eagles beat Atlanta Falcons, 27-10
  • 2009 Dendermonde nursery attack occurred in Dendermonde, Belgium.
  • 2009 UK officially enters recession as GDP falls by 1.5% in the last quarter of 2008 following a 0.6% drop in the third quarter, with unemployment growing by 131,000 to 1.92 million (6.1%)
  • 2011 AFC Championship, Heinz Field, Pittsburgh: Pittsburgh Steelers beat New York Jets, 24-19
  • 2011 NFC Championship, Soldier Field, Chicago: Green Bay Packers beat Chicago Bears, 21-14
  • 2012 European Union agrees to embargo Iranian oil in protest against Iran's alleged nuclear weapons program
  • 2013 23 people are killed in a mosque suicide bombing in Tuz Khormato, Iraq
  • 2013 18 people are killed in a market shooting in Damboa, Nigeria
  • 2013 US armed forces overturns 1994 ban on women serving in combat
  • 2015 Golden State guard Klay Thompson scores the most NBA points in a quarter (37) and most 3-pointers in a quarter (9) in Warrior's 126-101 win over Sacramento Kings

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2015 Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud is crowned King of Saudi Arabia, on the death of this half-brother King Abdullah

King of Saudi Arabia Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud
King of Saudi Arabia
Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud
  • 2016 Category 5 blizzard delivers record 3ft of snow to the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast US, killing 55 and incurring estimated $500m - $3bn economic losses
  • 2016 8 museum workers from Egyptian Museum, Cairo referred for prosecution for reattaching Tutankhamun's beard with inappropriate glue
  • 2016 Zika virus outbreak in Brazil prompts Colombia, Ecuador, El Salvador and Jamaica to recommend women delay pregnancies for up to 2 years
  • 2017 Thunderstorms and tornadoes in Georgia and Mississippi leave at least 18 dead in the US
  • 2017 Bernie Ecclestone removed as Formula One boss as Liberty Media completes $8 billion takeover
  • 2017 Most expensive house in the US worth $250 million goes on the market in Bel Air, Los Angeles

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2018 Singer Neil Diamond retires after being diagnosed with Parkinson's Disease

Singer-songwriter Neil Diamond
Singer-songwriter
Neil Diamond
  • 2018 Twelve camels disqualified from the King Abdulaziz Camel beauty contest, Saudi Arabia after their owners used botox on their lips
  • 2018 Chinese researchers report they have cloned two monkeys, using the same technology as Dolly the Sheep

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2018 LeBron James becomes the 7th and youngest (33 years 24 days) to reach the 30,000 NBA point milestone during 114-102 loss to San Antonio Spurs

Basketball Player LeBron James
Basketball Player
LeBron James
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