Monday, January 23, 2012
JAN 23rd THIS DAY IN HISTORY
Famous Quote Said On January 23
I can anticipate no greater calamity for the country than a dissolution of the Union.
- Robert E. Lee , 1861
Jan 23 Birthdays
Tiffani Amber Thiessen
Princess Caroline of Monaco
Chesley Sully Sullenberger
Jan 23 In History
Journalist Daniel Pearl kidnapped in Karachi, Pakistan
North Korea Seizes USS Pueblo
20th amendment changes date of Presidential Inaugurations to 1/20
The first radio rescue at sea
Patent granted for an envelope-making machine
This Day in Business
The Wham-O toy company gives sells a plastic plastic discs which people can have a catch with - these toys are later named Frisbees.
This Day in Entertainment
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inducts its first ten members.
This Day in Geography
Well drillers discover natural gas in Kingsville Ontario.
This Day in Sports
The one and only Willie Mays is elected into the Baseball Hall of Fame.
National Handwriting Day - The day to recognize handwriting, which is also John Hancock's birthday - the man who signed Declaration of Independence.
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