History January 10th

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  1. JcMinJapan

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    0069 - Roman emperor Galba adopts Marcus Piso Licinianus as C‘sar

    0236 - St Fabian begins his reign as Catholic Pope

    1356 - German emperor Charles I delegates Golden Degree

    1429 - Order of Golden Fleece established in Austria-Hungary and Spain

    1430 - Order of the Guilder forms

    1514 - Complutensian New Testament in Hebrew, Aramaic, Greek and Latin finished

    1731 - Charles Farnese becomes duke of Parma/Piacenza

    1839 - Tea from India 1st arrives in UK

    1863 - 1st underground railway opens in London

    1901 - Oil discovered in Texas

    1911 - 1st photo in US taken from an airplane, San Diego

    1912 - World's 1st flying boat's maiden flight, (Glenn Curtiss in NY)

    1920 - League of Nations established

    1946 - 1st radar contact with Moon

    1946 - UN General Assembly meets for 1st time (London)

    1951 - 1st jet passenger trip made

    1953 - Bollingen Prize for poetry awarded to Archibald MacLeish

    1954 - Bollingen Prize for poetry awarded to W H Auden

    1956 - Elvis records "Heartbreak Hotel"

    1958 - Jerry Lee Lewis' "Great Balls of Fire" reaches #1

    1960 - Bollingen Prize for poetry awarded to Delmore Schwartz

    1965 - Bollingen prize for poetry awarded to Horace Gregory

    1966 - India and Pakistan sign peace accord

    1968 - US Surveyor 7 lands near lunar crater Tycho

    1969 - Sweden (1st Western country) recognizes North Vietnam

    1969 - USSR's Venera 6 launched for parachute landing on Venus

    1971 - Bollingen Prize for poetry awarded to Richard Wilbur

    1978 - Soyuz 27 carring 2 cosmonauts to Salyut 6 space station, launched

    1984 - Clara Peller 1st asks, "Where's the Beef?"

    1984 - US establishes full diplomatic relations with Vatican after 117 years

    1985 - Daniel Ortega Saavedra inaugurated as president of Nicaragua

    1986 - STS 61-C mission scrubbed T -9m because of bad weather at Kennedy

    1990 - China lifts martial law (imposed after Tiananmen Square massacre)

    1997 - 1st Comet of 1997 Discovered: Comet 1997 A1

    1997 - Arnoldo Aleman sworn in as president of Nicaragua