History January 22nd

Discussion in 'History' started by JcMinJapan, Jan 22, 2005.

  1. JcMinJapan

    JcMinJapan Premium Member

    1371 - King Robert II Stuart of Scotland crowned

    1584 - Parts of Switzerland adopt Gregorian calendar (and parts in 1812)

    1814 - 1st Knights Templar grand encampment in US held, NYC

    1831 - Charles Darwin takes his Bachelors of Art exam

    1859 - Brahms' 1st piano concerto (in D minor) premieres, Hanover

    1939 - Uranium atom 1st split, Columbia University

    1959 - USAF concludes less than 1% of UFO's are unknown objects

    1964 - World's largest cheese (15,723 kg) manufactured, Wisconsin

    1965 - US launches TIROS 9 weather satellite

    1968 - Apollo 5 launched to Moon; unmanned lunar module tests made

    1992 - Princess Sarah Ferguson wears paper bag over her head on airline ride

    1992 - Space Shuttle STS-42 (Discovery 15) launches into space

    1997 - Space Shuttle Atlantis Returns to Earth, Successful

    1998 - STS 89 (Endeavour 12) launches into orbit