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Historical Events Happened In January - 01

Friday, 12 February 2016

1989  New York City NY transit fare rises from $1.00 to $1.15 on this day in history.  

1989  Year of the Young Reader begins on this day in history.  

1990  David Dinkins sworn in as first black mayor of New York City NY on this day in history.  

1990  Mitsuko Nishiwaki beats Nakano to become Japan Women wrestling champ on January - 01.  

1990  New York City NY MTA stops token redemption at subway stations on this day in history.  

1990  On this day in history sports News Network begins operation on cable TV  

1991  On this day in history 5% sales tax on consumer goods & services goes into effect in USSR  

1991  On January - 01 iraq rejects peace proposal from Egyptian President Hosi Mubarak  

1992  Boutros Boutros-Ghali becomes UN Secretary-General on January - 01.  

1992  Bush is first US President to address Australian Parliament on this day in history.  

1992  On this day in history curaçao becomes first in Dutch Antilles to have compulsory education  

1992  On this day in history europe breaks down trade barriers  

1992  International Space Year begins on this day in history.  

1992  New York City NY transit fare increases from $1.15 to $1.25 on January - 01.  

1993  12 member European Economic Community set up vast free trade zone on this day in history.  

1993  Cigarette advertisements are banned in New York City NY's MTA on this day in history.  

1993  Czechoslovakia separates into Czech Republic (Bohemia) & Slovakia on this day in history.  

1993  On this day in history czechoslovakia split into two separate states  

1993  On January - 01 czechoslovakia splits into two new countries, the Czech Republic and Slovakia.  

1993  Harry Connick Jr arrested at a New York airport for gun possession on January - 01.  

1994  On January - 01 actor Cesar Romero dies in Santa Monica, CA, at age 86.  

1994  Bill Gates, Microsoft CEO, marries Marilyn French on January - 01.  

1994  Howard Stern's New Year's Eve Beauty Pageant on January - 01.  

1994  International Year of Family on January - 01.  

1994  On January - 01 microsoft CEO Bill Gates (38) marries Melinda French (29)  

1994  On this day in history north American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) goes into effect  

1994  The North American Free Trade Agreement goes into effect on January - 01.  

1995  On this day in history austria, Finland & Sweden act to join European Union  

1995  On this day in history centennial of Canadian Mounties presence in Canada's Yukon Territory  

1995  Fernando Henrique Cardoso installed as President of Brazil on January - 01.  

1995  On this day in history international Year of Tolerance  

1995  On January - 01 last "Far Side" by cartoonist Gary Larson (started 1980)  

1995  Raman Lamba & Ravi Sehgal score 464 for first wicket for Delhi on January - 01.  

1996  After 27 years, Betty Rubble debuts as a Flintstone vitamin on January - 01.  

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Famous Birthdays In January - 01

Famous People Born On This Day In History

0766  On January - 01 birth of ali al-Rida, Shia Imam (d. 818)  

1387  Charles, The Angry One, king of Navarra (1349-87) was born on January - 01.  

1431  On January - 01 birth of alexander VI [Rodrigo Borgia], Spanish/Italian pope (1492-1503)  

1449  Lorenzo de'Medici, [The Magnificent] of Florence was born on this day in history.  

1449  On this day in history birth of lorenzo de' Medici, Italian statesman (d. 1492)  

1467  On January - 01 birth of sigismund I, the old, king of Poland  

1481  Huldrych Zwingli, Swiss Protestant reformer was born on this day in history.  

1484  On this day in history birth of huldrych Zwingli, Swiss Protestant leader (d. 1531)  

Famous Deaths In January - 01

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0379  Basilius the Great, of Caesarea, saint (Moralia), dies on January - 01.  

0404  Death of Telemachus, Roman monk, murdered on January - 01.  

0898  On this day in history odo, earl of Paris/king of France (888-98), dies at about 39  

0962  Boudouin III, count of Flanders, dies on this day in history.  

1204  On January - 01 death of king Haakon III of Norway (c. 1170)  

1387  Karel de Boze, king of Navarra (1349-87), dies on January - 01.  

1502  On January - 01 gregorius XIII, [Ugo Buoncampagni], Italy, pope (1572-85), dies  

1515  Louis XII, "the Justified" king of France (1498-1515), dies at 52 on this day in history.  

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