Historical Events In January - 01
Monday, 10 August 2020
1891 French troops occupy Nioro, West-Sudan, 3000 killed on this day in history.
1891 King Pakketvaart sails to Netherlands Indies on this day in history.
1892 On this day in history ellis Island becomes reception center for new immigrants
1892 The Ellis Island Immigrant Station in New York formally opens on this day in history.
1893 Japan adopts the Gregorian calendar on this day in history.
1894 On January - 01 denmark adopts Mid-European time
1894 On this day in history manchester Ship Canal in England opens to traffic
1895 Norway adopts Mid-European time on this day in history.
1895 The birth of J. Edgar Hoover, Former head of American F.B.I on this day in history.
1896 Wilhelm Röntgen announces his discovery of x-rays on January - 01.
1897 Brooklyn merges with New York to form present City of New York on this day in history.
1898 On January - 01 brooklyn, the Bronx, Manhattan, Queens and Staten Island are consolidated into New York City.
1898 Lightship replaces whistling buoy at mouth of San Francisco Bay on January - 01.
1899 Cuba liberated from Spain by US on this day in history.
1900 On January - 01 british protectorates of Northern & Southern Nigeria established
1900 Compulsory education in Netherlands goes into effect on January - 01.
1901 On January - 01 australia becomes a Commonwealth under British rule.
1901 On January - 01 australia declares independence from federation of UK colonies
1901 Ignatius Donnelly, US attorney/lt-governor (Minnesota), dies at 69 on this day in history.
1902 Nathan Stubblefield makes first public demonstration of radio, Pennsylvania on January - 01.
1902 The first Rose Bowl game (Pasadena CA) (University of Michigan-49, Stanford-0) on January - 01.
1904 On this day in history netherlands Indies colony begins opium production
1905 On this day in history 9 hour work day for diamond miners
1906 Dutch law makes driver's license mandatory on January - 01.
1906 On January - 01 joseph Miroslav Weber, composer, dies at 51
1907 President Theodore Roosevelt shakes a record 8,513 hands in 1 day on January - 01.
1907 Cyrill Kistler, composer, dies at 58 on January - 01.
1908 On January - 01 the first time, a ball signifying new year dropped at Times Square
1910 Simpson-Hayward (England) takes 6-43 on debut with underarm lobs on January - 01.
1911 On this day in history belgian Mining law introduces 9˝-hour work day
1911 On this day in history south Australia transfers Northern Territory to federal government
1912 Sun Yat-sen forms Chinese Republic on January - 01.
1913 Post office begins parcel post deliveries on January - 01.
1914 On this day in history klaas ter Laan becomes Netherlands' first socialist mayor (Zaandam)