History January 5th

Discussion in 'History' started by JcMinJapan, Jan 5, 2005.

  1. JcMinJapan

    JcMinJapan Premium Member

    1349 - Margaretha of Bavaria names her son Willem V earl of Holland/Zealand

    1649 - Francesco Cavalli's opera "Giasone," premieres in Venice

    1776 - Assembly of New Hampshire adopts its 1st state constitution

    1800 - 1st Swedenborgian temple in US holds 1st service, Baltimore

    1834 - Kiowa Indians record this as the night the stars fell

    1836 - Davy Crockett arrives in Texas, just in time for the Alamo

    1841 - James Clark Ross (UK) is 1st to enter pack ice near Ross Ice Shelf

    1892 - 1st successful auroral photograph made

    1896 - German physicist Wilhelm Roentgen's discovers x-rays

    1896 - Isaac Albeniz' opera "Pepita Jiminez," premieres in Barcelona

    1905 - Charles Perrine announces discovery of Jupiter's 7th satellite, Elara

    1905 - National Association of Audubon Society incorporates

    1909 - Colombia recognizes Panama's independence

    1912 - 1st National Hockey Assn game (Victoria)

    1920 - Boston Red Sox sell Babe Ruth to NY Yankees

    1956 - Elvis Presley records "Heartbreak Hotel"

    1957 - Dodgers' Jackie Robinson retires rather than be traded to NY Giants

    1969 - Neville Williams' "Chronology of the Expanding World" completed

    1969 - USSR Venera 5 launched for 1st successful planet landing (Venus)

    1970 - Soap Opera "All My Children," premieres on ABC

    1972 - NASA announces development of space shuttle

    1972 - Pres Nixon signs a bill for NASA to begin research on manned shuttle

    1975 - Salyut 4 with crew of 2 is launched for 30 days

    1976 - Cambodia is renamed "Democratic Kampuchea"

    1985 - Discovery moves to launch pad for STS 51-C mission
     
  2. Icewolf

    Icewolf Premium Member

    1990 I was born
     
  3. JcMinJapan

    JcMinJapan Premium Member

    We have the days here