Saturday, January 21, 2012
JAN 21st THIS DAY IN HISTORY
Famous Quote Said On January 21
There is a cult of ignorance in the United States, and there always has been.
- Isaac Asimov, 1980
Jan 21 Birthdays
Emma Lee Bunton
Thomas Stonewall Jackson
Jan 21 In History
CBS News correspondent Bob Simon captured by Iraqis in Persian Gulf
Italy legalizes abortion
U.S. President Jimmy Carter provides a presidential pardon to most Vietnam War draft dodgers.
World's first nuclear submarine enters service
"Wizard of Oz," premieres in New York City NY
This Day in Business
Toyota becomes the largest car maker in the world - passing General Motors whom had held the title for over 70 years.
This Day in Entertainment
The National Board of Censorship bans nudity in films.
This Day in Geography
Dutch mariner Abel Tasman discovers Tonga in the Pacific
This Day in Sports
Super Bowl XIII: Pittsburgh Steelers win; Terry Bradshaw MVP.
National Hug Day - Celebrated by offering hugs to anyone and everyone.
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