Sunday, November 23, 2014

21 - January - History and Importance of the Day

World Hug Day

2013 Martin Luther King Jr. Day in US. 3rd Monday of the month
763 – The Battle of Bakhamra between Alids and Abbasids near Kufa ends in a decisive Abbasid victory.

1077 - German King Heinrich IV petitions Pope Gregory VII for forgiveness

1525 – The Swiss Anabaptist Movement is founded when Conrad Grebel, Felix Manz, George Blaurock, and about a dozen others baptize each other in the home of Manz's mother in Zürich, breaking a thousand-year tradition of church-state union.

1774 – Abdul Hamid I became Sultan of the Ottoman Empire and Caliph of Islam.

1793 King Louis XVI of France was executed on the Guillotine

1846 - The first issue of the "Daily News," edited by Charles Dickens, was published.

1899 – Opel manufactures its first automobile. (When did Henry Ford made the first automobile?)

1924 - Lenin died - Lenin was the first leader of Communist Russia and USSR

1925 – Albania declares itself a republic.

1954 – The first nuclear-powered submarine, the USS Nautilus, is launched in Groton.

1976 – Commercial service of Concorde begins with the London-Bahrain and Paris-Rio routes.

2013 Public Inauguration of President Obama as President of USA for the Second Term




All Global Headlines of the Day

21 January Knowledge History - Science, Engineering and Management

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