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December 10, 1983: Last NFL game at Shea Stadium; Steelers beat New York Jets 34-7
August 1, 1890: Cecil Rhodes' colonies reach Lundi
January 12, 1861: FL state troops demand surrender of Ft. Pickens
June 24, 1941: Entire Jewish male population of Gorzhdy Lithuania, exterminated
September 13, 1991: Joe Coleman 3rd 100 RBI season in a row 3 teams (Cleveland, San Diego and Toronto)

Events That Made History Today - January 22

871 - Battle at Basing: Danish invasion army beats Ethelred of Wessex
1371 - King Robert II Stuart of Scotland crowned
1510 - Jews are expelled from Colmar Germany
1517 - Turks conquer Cairo
1528 - England and France declare war on Emperor Charles V
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Events That Made History Tomorrow - January 23

638 - Start of Islamic calendar
1265 - 1st English Parliament formally convened (some authorities)
1490 - 1st printing of Ramban's Sha'ar ha-Gemul
1492 - "Pentateuch" (Jewish holy book) 1st printed
1552 - 2nd version of Book of Common Prayer becomes manditory in England
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Events That Made History Yesterday - January 21

1077 - German King Heinrich IV petitions Pope Gregory VII for forgiveness
1189 - Philip II, Henry II and Richard Lion hearted initiate 3rd Crusade
1276 - Pierre de Tarantaise elected Pope Innocence V
1324 - Zen Buddhist religious debate between Tendai and Shingon
1522 - Head inquisitor Adrian Florisz Boeyens elected pope
View All Events That Made History on January 21 ~ Born on January 21

722 - The Year That Was

January 1: Hofmeier Charles Martel flees from bishop Willibrord
November 30: Pope Gregory II names Boniface as missionary bishop

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