Star Map for Sunday January 8, 1956

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The Classic and Night Sky designs also include: 21x29.7 cm (A4); 24x30 cm; 30x40 cm; 24x36", ideal for an extra-large poster

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On 08 January 1956

Operation Auca: Five U.S. missionaries are killed by the Huaorani of Ecuador shortly after making contact with them..

Death of Jim Elliot, American missionary and martyr (b. 1928).

500th anniversary

Death of Lawrence Giustiniani, Italian bishop and saint (b. 1381).

50th anniversary

Birthdate of Serge Poliakoff, Russian-French painter (d. 1969).

25th anniversary

Birthdate of Bill Graham, German-American businessman (d. 1991); and Clarence Benjamin Jones, American lawyer and scholar.

10th anniversary

Birthdate of Robby Krieger, American guitarist and songwriter.

5th anniversary

Birthdate of Kenny Anthony, Saint Lucian politician, 5th Prime Minister of Saint Lucia; John McTiernan, American director and producer; Franz Pachl, German chess player and composer; and Karen Tei Yamashita, American author and academic.

4th anniversary

Birthdate of Vladimir Feltsman, Russian-American pianist and educator; Peter McCullagh, Irish mathematician and academic; and Mel Reynolds, American academic and politician.

Death of Antonia Maury, American astronomer and astrophysicist (b. 1866).

3rd anniversary

Birthdate of Bruce Sutter, American baseball player.

Death of Hugh Binney, English admiral and politician, 16th Governor of Tasmania (b. 1883).

2nd anniversary

Birthdate of Konstantinos Kypriotis, Greek martial artist (d. 1995).

Death of Eduard Wiiralt, Estonian-French painter and illustrator (b. 1898).

1st anniversary

Birthdate of Joan Kingston, Canadian nurse, educator, and politician; Spiros Livathinos, Greek footballer and coach; and Mike Reno, Canadian singer and drummer.

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The Download option will give you access to files optimized for printing at these sizes: 8.5x11" (letter), optimum for your home printer; 11x14", ideal for a medium-sized poster; 16x20", optimized for a medium-sized poster; 18x24", ideal for a large poster; 40x50 cm; 50x70 cm.

The Classic and Night Sky designs also include: 21x29.7 cm (A4); 24x30 cm; 30x40 cm; 24x36", ideal for an extra-large poster

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