1840 - First Governor of New Zealand and co-author of the Treaty of Waitangi Captain William Hobson arrives in the Bay of Islands, NZ
1896 - Emile Grubbe is the first doctor to use radiation treatment for breast cancer
1915 Display of bravery Germany's Erwin Rommel as Lieutnant in First World War.
1924 - Ice cream cone rolling machine patented by Carl Taylor, Cleveland
1933 - German president Paul von Hindenburg appoints Adolf Hitler as chancellor
1968 - Nauru (formerly Pleasant Island) adopts constitution. Constitution of Independent Nauru was adopted. Nauru became independent on 31 January 1968.
1971 - Test debut of Dennis Keith Lillee, v England at Adelaide
Great bowling by Lillee against Pakistan
Geoff Boycott on Dennis Lillee
2014 - Archaeologists discover the oldest Roman Temple (6th C BC) at Sant’Omobono
2014 - Scientists discover how to convert normal cells into stem cells in mice
1843 William McKinley (1843) - US President,
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