Monday, January 16, 2012
JAN 16th TODAY IN HISTORY
Famous Quote Said On January 16
The enhanced role of money in the re-election process has produced an atmosphere conducive to pervasive institutionalized corruption.
- Al Gore, 2006
Jan 16 Birthdays
Dr. Laura Schlessinger
Jan 16 In History
Eisenhower takes command of the allied invasion force in London
Comic strip "Superman" debuts
Volstead Act passes, beginning Prohibition
Independent Republic of Vermont asks recognition from Congress
General George Washington allows enlistment of free blacks
This Day in Business
The 18th Amendment, banning the manufacture, sale, or transportation of alcoholic beverages becomes, becomes the law across the United States.
This Day in Entertainment
Paul McCartney is arrested for marijuana possession, and he spends 10 days in jail for the charge.
This Day in Geography
British explorer Ernest Shackleton discovers the magnetic south pole.
This Day in Sports
The Dallas Cowboys win their first ever Super Bowl beating the Miami Dolphins 24 - 3.
National Religious Freedom Day - Commemorates the adoption of the Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom
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