Britain repeals the Stamp Act, Lord Stanley announces plans for a hockey cup, a cosmonaut goes for the first space walk, and OPEC ends its oil embargo against the United States, all on this day.
1941: Singer-songwriter Wilson Pickett, a major figure in the development of American soul music with such hits as "In the Midnight Hour" and "Mustang Sally," is born in Prattville, Ala. He died of a heart attack at age 64 on Jan. 19, 2006.
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