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History: The version of past events that people have decided to agree upon.
Which month in history didn’t have a full moon?
American History: The replacement of the red Indian by red tape.
In which period of history did nerds rule the world?
Why did the Berlin Wall fall?




January 2022


This Day In History  
January 1: New Year’s DayJanuary 1: Shogatsu (Japan)January 1, 2014: Latvia adopts EuroJanuary 1, 2002: 1st Euro CoinsJanuary 1, 1993: Dissolution of CzechoslovakiaJanuary 1, 1863: (b) de CoubertinJanuary 1, 44 BC: Julian CalendarJanuary 2: Happy Mew Year for Cats DayJanuary 2, 1839: 1st Photo of the MoonJanuary 2, 1832: 1st U.S. Curling ClubJanuary 3: Festival of Sleep (US)January 3, 1920: Curse of the BambinoJanuary 3, 1888: Wax Drinking Straw PatentJanuary 3, 1868: Meiji Restoration (Japan)January 4: Full Wolf MoonJanuary 4: Trivia DayJanuary 4: World Hypnosis DayJanuary 4, 1996: General Motor’s EV1 Electric CarJanuary 4, 1885: 1st AppendectomyJanuary 4, 1809: (b) Louis BrailleJanuary 5: Twelfth NightJanuary 5: Turn Up The Heat DayJanuary 5: 1st Colour NewsreelJanuary 6: EpiphanyJanuary 6: Haxey Hood ContestJanuary 6, 1942: 1st Round-the-World Commercial FlightJanuary 6, 1872: (b) ScriabinJanuary 6, 1838: America’s 1st TelegramJanuary 7: St. Distaff’s DayJanuary 7: Orthodox ChristmasJanuary 7, 1914: 1st Crossing of Panama CanalJanuary 7, 1904: 1st CQD Distress CallJanuary 7, 1782: 1st U.S. Commercial BankJanuary 8, 1935: (b) ElvisJanuary 8, 1889: Electrically Operated Computer PatentJanuary 8, 1877: Crazy Horse’s Last BattleJanuary 8, 1851: Earth’s Rotation ProvedJanuary 8, 1713: (b) CorelliJanuary 9, 1929: Penicillin DiscoveryJanuary 9, 1923: 1st Autogyro FlightJanuary 9, 1901: Meccano PatentJanuary 9, 1768: 1st Modern CircusJanuary 10, 1982: Freezer BowlJanuary 10, 1901: Oil Discovered in TexasJanuary 10, 1863: 1st London Underground RailwayJanuary 11: Burning the ClavieJanuary 11, 1922: 1st Human Insulin InjectionJanuary 11, 1815: (b) Sir John A. MacdonaldJanuary 11, 1569: 1st State Lottery in EnglandJanuary 12: Plough MondayJanuary 12, 2010: Haiti EarthquakeJanuary 12, 1948: 1st U.K. SupermarketJanuary 12, 1881: 1st Long Distance LineJanuary 12, 1773: 1st U.S. Public MuseumJanuary 13: Old New Year’s Eve (Russia)January 13, 1957: 1st FrisbeeJanuary 13, 1930: 1st Mickey Mouse Comic StripJanuary 13, 1910: 1st Radio BroadcastJanuary 13, 1854: Accordian PatentJanuary 14, 1937: Orthodox New YearJanuary 14, 1937: Britain’s 1st Gallup PollJanuary 14, 1875: (b) Albert SchweitzerJanuary 14, 1873: Celluloid Trademark RegisteredJanuary 14, 1690: Clarinet InventedJanuary 15, 2001: WikipediaJanuary 15, 1967: 1st Super BowlJanuary 15, 1929: (b) Martin Luther King, Jr.January 15, 1923: Synthetic Insulin PatentJanuary 16, 1930: Jet Engine PatentJanuary 16, 1920: League of Nations 1st MeetingJanuary 16, 1904: 1st Radar PatentJanuary 17: Sierpinski DayJanuary 17, 1912: PGA FormedJanuary 17, 1893: Overthrow of the Kingdom of HawaiiJanuary 17, 1706: (b) Benjamin FranklinJanuary 18, 1904: (b) Cary GrantJanuary 18, 1778: Captain James Cook - 1st European in HawaiiJanuary 18, 1535: Lima FoundedJanuary 19: Blue MondayJanuary 19: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (US)January 19, 1903: Tour de France 1st AnnouncedJanuary 19, 1810: Tin Can PatentJanuary 19, 1809: (b) Edgar Allan PoeJanuary 20, 1896: (b) George BurnsJanuary 20, 1892: 1st Baskbetball GameJanuary 20, 1265: 1st English ParliamentJanuary 21: Blackjack DayJanuary 21, 1976: 1st Concorde Commercial FlightJanuary 21, 1954: 1st Nuclear-Powered SubmarineJanuary 22: Desmond DayJanuary 22, 1973: Roe v. WadeJanuary 22, 1970: 1st Boeing 747 Commercial FlightJanuary 22, 1788: (b) Lord ByronJanuary 22, 1561: (b) Sir Francis BaconJanuary 23, 1960: Trieste BathyscapheJanuary 23, 1849: 1st Woman M.D.January 23, 1713: Treaty of UtrechtJanuary 24, 1969: Waterbed PatentJanuary 24, 1935: 1st Canned BeerJanuary 24, 1922: Eskimo Pie PatentJanuary 24, 1888: Typewriter Ribbon PatentJanuary 24, 1848: 1st Gold Discovered in California

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