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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?
The Feudal World: the rise of the Manurial System.
In which period of history did nerds rule the world?
Why did the Berlin Wall fall?




January 2018


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 Submarine

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