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'Bloody Sunday' sparks Russia's first revolution Approaching St. Petersburg's Winter Palace to petition Tsar Nicholas II, unarmed demonstrators are shot down by Imperial Guards. Hundreds are killed, sparking outrage and ultimately leading to revolution.On this day 22 January 1905
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Queen Victoria dies after 63-year reign The Victorian Era comes to an end as the longest-reigning monarch in British history dies at 81, having ascended to the throne at 18. The Edwardian Era will follow as her son takes the throne.On this day 22 January 1901
Queen Victoria dies after 63-year reign The Victorian Era comes to an end as the longest-reigning monarch in British history dies at 81, having ascended to the throne at 18. The Edwardian Era will follow as her son takes the throne.On this day 22 January 1901
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East India Company annexes Punjab With the end of the second Anglo-Sikh War, the siege of Multan ends. In a few weeks Punjab will be under total control of the British East India company. This also ends the empire of the Sikhs.On this day 22 January 1849
East India Company annexes Punjab With the end of the second Anglo-Sikh War, the siege of Multan ends. In a few weeks Punjab will be under total control of the British East India company. This also ends the empire of the Sikhs.On this day 22 January 1849
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The Concorde supersonic jet begins commercial flights With two scheduled routes, London-Bahrain and Paris-Rio, the Concorde begins ferrying commercial customers at 1,350 miles per hour, breaking the sound barrier and reducing transcontinental travel time by roughly half.On this day21 January 1976
The Concorde supersonic jet begins commercial flights With two scheduled routes, London-Bahrain and Paris-Rio, the Concorde begins ferrying commercial customers at 1,350 miles per hour, breaking the sound barrier and reducing transcontinental travel time by roughly half.On this day21 January 1976
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Suspected Soviet spy Alger Hiss convicted of perjury Beyond the statute of limitations for treason, former US State Department official Alger Hiss is found guilty of the lesser charge of perjury for lying about his involvement in a Soviet spy ring.On this day 21 January 1950
Suspected Soviet spy Alger Hiss convicted of perjury Beyond the statute of limitations for treason, former US State Department official Alger Hiss is found guilty of the lesser charge of perjury for lying about his involvement in a Soviet spy ring.On this day 21 January 1950
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France's deposed King Louis XVI guillotined Four years after the revolution turned his gilded world upside down, King Louis XVI is the first French king to be executed, bringing more than a millennium of monarchical rule to an end.On this day 21 January 1793
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World's first overhead wired electricity turns on Roselle, New Jersey is a lot brighter tonight after Thomas Edison's overhead electrical lines are used to light up the town. This new invention will catch on as the US, and the world, electrify.On this day 19 January 1883
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Captain \"Sully\" safely lands jetliner on Hudson River US Airways Flight 1549 strikes a flock of geese shortly after takeoff, and both engines fail. Captain Sullenberger quickly decides to land the jet on the Hudson River, saving the lives of everyone on board.On this day 15 January 2009
Captain "Sully" safely lands jetliner on Hudson River US Airways Flight 1549 strikes a flock of geese shortly after takeoff, and both engines fail. Captain Sullenberger quickly decides to land the jet on the Hudson River, saving the lives of everyone on board.On this day 15 January 2009
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Public invited to view British treasures The doors open at Montagu House, a converted mansion, and the public explores thousands of curiosities, manuscripts, artworks, and antiquities. The collections of the British Museum belong to the nation, not the monarch nor a church, and they\
Public invited to view British treasures The doors open at Montagu House, a converted mansion, and the public explores thousands of curiosities, manuscripts, artworks, and antiquities. The collections of the British Museum belong to the nation, not the monarch nor a church, and they'll grow to be among the largest and most comprehensive in the world.On this day 15 January 1759
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Queen Elizabeth I crowned in England Having succeeded her half-sister Mary to the throne the previous November, the 25-year-old Elizabeth is officially crowned queen. Once declared illegitimate, the daughter of the late King Henry VIII and his executed queen, Anne Boleyn, The Virgin Queen will reign 45 years.On this day 15 January 1559
Queen Elizabeth I crowned in England Having succeeded her half-sister Mary to the throne the previous November, the 25-year-old Elizabeth is officially crowned queen. Once declared illegitimate, the daughter of the late King Henry VIII and his executed queen, Anne Boleyn, The Virgin Queen will reign 45 years.On this day 15 January 1559
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Diana Ross & the Supremes give their final concert A dozen #1 hits behind them, the mega-selling \
Diana Ross & the Supremes give their final concert A dozen #1 hits behind them, the mega-selling '60s pop group performs together for the last time at Las Vegas' Frontier Hotel. Ross will go on to launch a solo career and also earn a Best Actress Oscar nod, while the rest of the band will go through several lineup changes before disbanding in 1977.On this day 14 January 1970
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Prelude to 'Summer of Love' in San Francisco With tunes from the Grateful Dead and Jefferson Airplane, talks from Timothy Leary, and free LSD provided by Owsley Stanley, the Human Be-In turns on, tunes in, and drops out at Golden Gate Park.On this day 14 January 1969
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Marilyn Monroe and Joe DiMaggio wed America\
Marilyn Monroe and Joe DiMaggio wed America's biggest movie star and its most popular baseball player make headlines as they wed in San Francisco and emerge to a crush of press and public. They will divorce just nine months later.On this day 14 January 1954
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'The Today Show' premieres on NBC America's first morning talk show debuts, featuring an innovative mixture of interviews, light banter, and hard news. The format succeeds and the program will go on to become one of TV's longest-running series.On this day 14 January 1952
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First Beatles album released in US Sporting the subtitle \"England\
First Beatles album released in US Sporting the subtitle "England's No. 1 Vocal Group," 'Introducing The Beatles' is released by Vee-Jay Records ten days before Capitol Records debuts the massive chart-topper 'Meet The Beatles!'.On this day 10 January 1964
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United Nations meets for the first time Representatives from 51 nations meet at Westminster Central Hall in London to convene the first General Assembly of the United Nations after the global devastation of World War II.On this day 10 January 1946
United Nations meets for the first time Representatives from 51 nations meet at Westminster Central Hall in London to convene the first General Assembly of the United Nations after the global devastation of World War II.On this day 10 January 1946
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World's first subway opens The Metropolitan Railway opens in England as the world's first subway, with steam engines pulling wooden carriages lit by gas lamps. Later officially called the London Underground, its warren of tunnels will be more popularly referred to as, simply, "The Tube."On this day 10 January 1863
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Julius Caesar crosses the Rubicon Saying, \"Alea iacta est\" (The die is cast), Julius Caesar and his troops cross a shallow river in northeastern Italy, triggering civil war. \"Crossing the Rubicon\" will later enter the world\
Julius Caesar crosses the Rubicon Saying, "Alea iacta est" (The die is cast), Julius Caesar and his troops cross a shallow river in northeastern Italy, triggering civil war. "Crossing the Rubicon" will later enter the world's lexicon as an expression meaning to take an irrevocable step that commits one to a specific course.On this day 10 January 49 BCE
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Steve Jobs introduces the first iPhone Apple CEO Steve Jobs unveils a cell phone he dubs \"revolutionary and magical,\" and the touchscreen device becomes the first in a line of iPhones that will go on to sell hundreds of millions of units.On this day 9 January 2007
Steve Jobs introduces the first iPhone Apple CEO Steve Jobs unveils a cell phone he dubs "revolutionary and magical," and the touchscreen device becomes the first in a line of iPhones that will go on to sell hundreds of millions of units.On this day 9 January 2007
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'Rawhide' rolls onto America's TV screens The TV Western debuts on CBS, where it will air for more than seven years. 'Rawhide' will be remembered for its popular theme song, famous guest stars, and launching the superstar career of cast member Clint Eastwood.On this day 9 January 1959
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