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Know what happened on 02nd January


Importance of 02nd January in History

Know all Events, anniversaries, death, born that makes 02nd January special in the world history.

1990
Iraq invades Kuwait
1983
Death of Dick Emery, British comedian .
Great Britain
1983
The musical ‘Annie’ closed on Broadway after 2,377 performances in nearly 6 years.
United States
1979
British punk rock star Sid Vicious went on trial in New York, charged with murdering his girlfriend Nancy Spungen
Great Britain
1969
Australian media magnate Rupert Murdoch bought Britains News of the World newspaper his first Fleet Street newspaper
Great Britain
1959
The Soviet Union launched Luna 1, the first spacecraft to reach the vicinity of the Moon
Russian Federation
1929
The USA and Canada signed a treaty to preserve Niagara Falls. This limited the amount of water that could be diverted to hydro-electric power stations during daylight hours, to maintain a spectacle for tourists
0867
Vikings seize York
Great Britain
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