Category: History Today

January 14, 1967: The Human Be-In kicks off in San Francisco, marking the beginning of the “Summer of Love”

January 13, 1968: Johnny Cash delivers famous performance inside Folsom State Prison

January 12, 1998: Nineteen European countries jointly ban human cloning

January 11, 1922: Insulin used to treat diabetes patient for first time

January 10, 1776: Thomas Paine publishes ‘Common Sense’

January 9, 2007: Steve Jobs unveils the first ever iPhone

January 8, 1964: Lyndon B. Johnson declares “War on Poverty”

January 7, 1927: First commercial phone call made between London and New York

January 5, 1930: When Bonnie met Clyde

January 4, 1958: Sir Edmund Hillary travels to the South Pole

January 3, 1521: Martin Luther is excommunicated from the Roman Catholic Church

January 2, 1903: Theodore Roosevelt backs the first black postmaster

January 1, 1788: Quakers in PA emancipate their slaves

December 25, 800 CE: Charlemagne crowned Holy Roman Emperor

December 23rd, 1954: First successful kidney transplant is performed

December 22nd, 1990: Lech Walesa becomes president of Poland

December 21, 1913: First crossword published

December 20, 1606: Three ships set sail for Jamestown, Virginia to establish a permanent colony

December 19th, 1983: FIFA World Cup gets stolen in Brazil

December 18, 1892: Tchaikovsky’s ‘The Nutracker’ premiers in Russia

December 17, 1777: France recognizes the US as a country

December 16, 1485: Catherine of Aragon is born

December 15, 1791: The Bill of Rights becomes official

December 14, 1903: Wright brothers attempt flight for first time

December 13, 2001: China joins the WTO

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