History January 29th

Discussion in 'History' started by JcMinJapan, Jan 30, 2005.

  1. JcMinJapan

    JcMinJapan Premium Member

    1676 - Fjodor Aleksejevitsj becomes czar of Russia

    1848 - Sicily accepts new Constitution (choose parliament/freedom of press)

    1861 - Kansas becomes 34th state

    1920 - Walt Disney starts 1st job as an artist; $40 week with KC Slide Co

    1924 - Ice cream cone rolling machine patented by Carl Taylor, Cleveland

    1959 - Walt Disney's "Sleeping Beauty" released

    1964 - Most lopsided high-school basketball score 211-29 (Louisiana)

    1964 - Stanley Kubrick's"Dr Strangelove," premieres

    1964 - Unmanned Apollo 1 Saturn launcher test attains Earth orbit

    1968 - Nauru adopts constitution

    1969 - Jimi Hendrix and Peter Townshend wage a battle of guitars

    1984 - Space Shuttle 41-B (STS-11) Challenger launched

    1986 - Yoweri Museveni sworn in as president of Uganda

    1998 - Soyuz TM-27 launches to MIR