January 24 holidays in 2017
Macintosh Computer Day
National Peanut Butter Day
January 24 2016 holidays
January 24 2018 holidays
Historical Events on January 24
Slaves rise up and revolt in Salvador da Bahia.
Gold is found at Sutter’s Hill just outside Sacramento, California by James W. Marshall in the opening months of the California Gold Rush.
The first official university in South Asia – the University of Calcutta is found in 1857.
At the Battle of Dogger Bank during WWI, Vice-Admiral Sir David Beatty leads British forces in an attack against forces led by Rear-Admiral Franz von Hipper.
The U.S Supreme Court rules that the federal income tax is indeed constitutional in the case of Brushaber v. Union Pacific Railroad Co.
Amendment to the U.S Constitution is ratified on this day; This amendment changes the beginning and the end of terms for all elected federal offices.
The Allies bomb Bangkok, Thailand and Thailand declares war against the U.S and the U.K.
The conference in Casablanca between U.S President Franklin D. Roosevelt and U.K Prime Minister Winston Churchill concludes on this day.
Operation Coburg is launched against NVA and Viet Cong forces by the First Australian Task Force around Long Binh and Bien Hoa.
Japanese Sargeant Shoichi Yokoi is discovered in a jungle in Guam – where he had been for 28 years, since World War II.
The Macintosh personal computer, made by Apple Computer, goes on sale in the U.S.
Formed in response to the 9/11 Attacks, the U.S Department of Homeland Security officially begins operations in the United States.
Famous Birthdays on January 24
American novelist and Pulitzer Prize Winner, Edith Wharton is born in
English author Martin Lings is born in
American singer-songwriter Neil Diamond is born in
American singer-songwriter Aaron Neville is born in
American model and actress, Sharon Tate is born in
American comedian, actor and screenwriter, John Belushi is born in
American physicist Alan Sokal is born in
American actress Kristen Schaal is born in
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