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.

1983
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.






http://learning.blogs.nytimes.com/on-this-day/january-1/

http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/january/1/default.stm


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