Saturday, November 22, 2014

1 January - History and Importance of the Day

42 BC – The Roman Senate posthumously deifies Julius Caesar
1800 – The Dutch East India Company is dissolved.
1808 – The importation of slaves into the United States is banned.
1822 – The Greek Constitution of 1822 is adopted by the First National Assembly at Epidaurus.
1877 – Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom is proclaimed Empress of India.
1901 – The British colonies of New South Wales, Queensland, Victoria, South Australia, Tasmania and Western Australia federate as the Commonwealth of Australia; Edmund Barton is appointed the first Prime Minister.
1912 – The Republic of China is established.
1948 – The Constitution of Italy comes into force.
1956 – Sudan achieves independence
1958 – The European Economic Community is established.
1964 – The Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland is divided into the independent republics of Zambia and Malawi, and the British-controlled Rhodesia.
1971 – Cigarette advertisements are banned on American television.

Internet started functioning.  On this day US defence network Arpanet switched to the use of the Internet protocol suite (IPS) communication system.

1984 – Brunei becomes independent of the United Kingdom.
1985 – The Internet's Domain Name System is created.
1992 – Russia is officially formed.
1998 – The European Central Bank is established.

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