January 22 holidays in 2020
Plurinational State Foundation Day
Ukrainian Unity Day
January 22 2019 holidays
Historical Events on January 22
In the city of Columbus in Ohio, the United Mine Worker’s of America is established.
After the death of Queen Victoria, Edward VII is made king.
The 1905 Revolution begins in Saint Petersburg, Russia with the start of Bloody Sunday.
More than a hundred and six people are killed when the SS Valencia runs aground on Vancouver Island in British Columbia.
Over six hundred people are killed when a train flies off the tracks and into a canyon in Guadalajara, Mexico.
S President Woodrow Wilson calls for peace without victory in Europe in an attempt to keep the United States neutral during World War I.
During Operation Compass of World War II, the city of Tobruk is captured from Italian forces by British and Commonwealth forces.
Operation Shingle during World War II begins as the Allies assault the cities of Anzio and Nettuno in Italy.
commercial TV station west of the Mississippi River begins operation on this day. It’s KTLA of Hollywood, California.
The first Lunar module lifts off on Apollo 5.
The United States electronic surveillance system that attempts to thwart communist infiltration in South Vietnam – Operation Igloo White – is installed on this day.
The first Jumbo Jet – the Boeing 747 – flies from John F. Kennedy International Airport to London’s Heathrow Airport on its maiden voyage on this day.
Elective abortions are legalized in the United States when the U.S Supreme Court makes its decisions in Roe v. Wade and Doe v. Bolton cases.
After the final Apollo moon landing mission, the Apollo 17 crew addresses a joint session of the U.S. Congress.
Doctor Roberta Bondar becomes the 1
Canadian woman and the 1
neurologist to go into space.
Famous Birthdays on January 22
American actress Piper Laurie is born in
American actor Bill Bixby is born in
American author Joe Esposito is born in
English actor John Hurt is born in
American singer-songwriter Steve Perry is born in
American actress Linda Blair is born in
Australian singer-songwriter Michael Huchence is born in
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