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Historical Events Happened In January - 01

Monday, 22 December 2014

1989  On this day in history new York City NY transit fare rises from $1.00 to $1.15  

1989  On January - 01 year of the Young Reader begins  

1990  On January - 01 david Dinkins sworn in as first black mayor of New York City NY  

1990  On this day in history mitsuko Nishiwaki beats Nakano to become Japan Women wrestling champ  

1990  New York City NY MTA stops token redemption at subway stations on January - 01.  

1990  Sports News Network begins operation on cable TV on this day in history.  

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

1991  On this day in history 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 January - 01.  

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

1992  Europe breaks down trade barriers on January - 01.  

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  On this day in history 12 member European Economic Community set up vast free trade zone  

1993  On January - 01 cigarette advertisements are banned in New York City NY's MTA  

1993  On January - 01 czechoslovakia separates into Czech Republic (Bohemia) & Slovakia  

1993  Czechoslovakia split into two separate states on January - 01.  

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

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

1994  On this day in history actor Cesar Romero dies in Santa Monica, CA, at age 86.  

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

1994  On January - 01 howard Stern's New Year's Eve Beauty Pageant  

1994  International Year of Family on January - 01.  

1994  On this day in history microsoft CEO Bill Gates (38) marries Melinda French (29)  

1994  On January - 01 north American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) goes into effect  

1994  On this day in history the North American Free Trade Agreement goes into effect.  

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

1995  On January - 01 centennial of Canadian Mounties presence in Canada's Yukon Territory  

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

1995  International Year of Tolerance on January - 01.  

1995  Last "Far Side" by cartoonist Gary Larson (started 1980) on January - 01.  

1995  On this day in history raman Lamba & Ravi Sehgal score 464 for first wicket for Delhi  

1996  After 27 years, Betty Rubble debuts as a Flintstone vitamin on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In January - 01

Famous People Born On This Day In History

0766  Ali al-Rida, Shia Imam (d. 818) was born on this day in history.  

1387  On this day in history birth of charles, The Angry One, king of Navarra (1349-87)  

1431  Alexander VI [Rodrigo Borgia], Spanish/Italian pope (1492-1503) was born on January - 01.  

1449  On this day in history birth of lorenzo de'Medici, [The Magnificent] of Florence  

1449  Lorenzo de' Medici, Italian statesman (d. 1492) was born on this day in history.  

1467  Sigismund I, the old, king of Poland was born on January - 01.  

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

1484  Huldrych Zwingli, Swiss Protestant leader (d. 1531) was born on January - 01.  

Famous Deaths In January - 01

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0379  On this day in history basilius the Great, of Caesarea, saint (Moralia), dies  

0404  Death of Telemachus, Roman monk, murdered on this day in history.  

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

0962  Boudouin III, count of Flanders, dies on January - 01.  

1204  Death of King Haakon III of Norway (c. 1170) on this day in history.  

1387  Karel de Boze, king of Navarra (1349-87), dies on this day in history.  

1502  Gregorius XIII, [Ugo Buoncampagni], Italy, pope (1572-85), dies on January - 01.  

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