TOP TEN LISTS
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Today in History
Sunday, 19 January 2020
2007
Armenian Journalist Hrant Dink is assassinated in front of his newspaper's office by 17 year old Turkish ultranationalist Ogün Samast.
2006
A Slovak Air Force Antonov An-24 crashes in Hungary.
The New Horizons probe is launched by NASA on the first mission to Pluto.
1999
British Aerospace agrees to acquire the defence subsidiary of the General Electric Company plc, forming BAE Systems in November 1999.
1997
Yasser Arafat returns to Hebron after more than 30 years and joins celebrations over the handover of the last Israeli-controlled West Bank city.
1996
The barge ''North Cape'' oil spill occurs as an engine fire forces the tugboat ''Scandia'' ashore on Moonstone Beach in South Kingstown, Rhode Island.
1993
1991
Gulf War: SCUD attack from Iraq causes 15 injuries in Israel.
1983
Nazi war criminal Klaus Barbie is arrested in Bolivia.
The Apple Lisa, the first commercial personal computer from Apple Inc. to have a graphical user interface and a computer mouse, is announced.
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