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JANUARY 8

Deaths
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
2002 Dave Thomas (New Jersey-born Founder of Wendy's Restaurants) New Jersey Business Leaders Wendy's
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1955 University of Kentucky Basketball Team Loses First Home Game in 12 Years Kentucky Basketball University of Kentucky New York Times
1984 6.7 Magnitude Earthquake Kills Two in Indonesia Indonesia Earthquakes Death USGS
1991 Rod Carew Is Elected into the Baseball Hall of Fame with a .328 Lifetime Batting Average Panamnian Sports Figures Baseball Hall of Fame Minnesota Historical Society
1994 Tonya Harding Wins U.S. Figure Skating Championship Two Days After Her Friends Eliminate Her Leading Competitor Figure Skating Notorious Americans Washington Post

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