On This Day in History - January 5

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What Happened On This Day In History - January 5

1554 January 5

1554-01-05

Great fire in Eindhoven Netherlands

1761 January 5

1761-01-05

Battle at Panipat India: Afghan army beats Mahratten

1834 January 5

1834-01-05

Kiowa Indians record this as the night the stars fell

1859 January 5

1859-01-05

1st steamboat sails, Red River

1969 January 5

1969-01-05

USSR Venera 5 launched for 1st successful planet landing (Venus)

1972 January 5

1972-01-05

NASA announces development of space shuttle

1985 January 5

1985-01-05

Discovery moves to launch pad for STS 51-C mission