Sunday, January 22, 2012
JAN 22nd THIS DAY IN HISTORY
Famous Quote Said On January 22
I believe in the redemptive death and resurrection of Jesus Christ.
- Barack Obama, 2208
Jan 22 Birthdays
Michael Kelland Hutchence
Sir Francis Bacon
Jan 22 In History
The Boeing 747 jumbo jet makes its first regularly scheduled commercial flight on a route from New York to London.
KTLA, the first commercial television station west of the Mississippi River, begins operation in Hollywood, California.
World War II: Allies begin Operation Shingle (an assault on Anzio, Italy).
World War I: President Woodrow Wilson calls for "peace without victory" in Europe.
Bloody Sunday in St. Petersburg, beginning of the 1905 revolution.
This Day in Business
Aviation has an outstanding day - as the first ever commercial Boeing 747 flight is a success from New York to London in under 7 hours.
This Day in Entertainment
Actor Heath Ledger dies in New York City at age 28 from a combination of prescription drugs.
This Day in Geography
Israel withdraws from the Sinai Peninsula.
This Day in Sports
Kobe Bryant scores 81 points against the Toronto Raptors.
Unification Day (Ukraine)- Celebrates the unification of the Ukrainian People's Republic and the West Ukrainian People's Republic in 1919
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