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Importance of 22nd January in History

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1998
Theodore Kaczynski pleaded guilty to being the ‘Unabomber’, in Sacramento, California.
United States
1959
Death of Mike Hawthorn, British world champion racing driver, crashed while driving on the Guildford bypass
Great Britain
1927
First football broadcast by BBC
Great Britain
1924
First Labour government in Britain, headed by Ramsay MacDonald
Great Britain
1909
Birth of U. Thant, Burmese diplomat, 3rd Secretary General of the UN
Burma
1908
Birth of Lev Davidovich Landau, Russian physicist and Nobel Prize winner.
Russian Federation
1907
(William) Dixie Dean born 1907 (died 1980). Footballer. In the 1927–8 season, in 42 matches, he scored 60 of Everton's 102 goals.
Great Britain
1901
Queen Victoria dies
Great Britain
1879
Boer War: Battle of Rorkes Drift
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