Historical Events for 15th January 2019

69 – Otho seizes power in Rome, proclaiming himself Emperor, only rules for three months before committing suicide
1785 – Mozart’s string quartet opus 10 premieres
1910 – Constructions ends on the Buffalo Bill Dam in Wyoming
1934 – 8.4 earthquake in India/Nepal, 10,700 die
1945 – The Manhattan Project’s G-5 Group, headed by Physicist’s Donald Kerst and Seth Neddermeyer, take their first betatron pictures of a nuclear implosion at the Los Alamos Laboratory
1956 – 6th NFL Pro Bowl, Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum: Eastern Conference beats Western Conference, 31-30; MVP: Ollie Matson, Baltimore Colts, RB
1965 – Washtenaw Community College in Ann Arbor, Michigan, forms
1992 – Cleaning woman finds intimate photos of Sarah Ferguson with US man
1997 – Controversial Chicago Bulls’ forward Dennis Rodman kicks cameraman Eugene Amos in the groin during a game against Minnesota Timberwolves; ultimately pays Amos $200,000 settlement, and is suspended for 11 games without pay
2000 – Utah’s Jerry Sloan becomes 12th coach in NBA history to reach the 700-victory plateau when the Jazz defeat the LA Clippers, 112-75 at the Delta Center, Salt Lake City

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