Historical Events In January - 01
Saturday, 25 March 2023
1891 On this day in history french troops occupy Nioro, West-Sudan, 3000 killed
1891 King Pakketvaart sails to Netherlands Indies on January - 01.
1892 On January - 01 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 January - 01.
1894 Denmark adopts Mid-European time on January - 01.
1894 Manchester Ship Canal in England opens to traffic on this day in history.
1895 On January - 01 norway adopts Mid-European time
1895 On this day in history the birth of J. Edgar Hoover, Former head of American F.B.I
1896 On this day in history wilhelm Röntgen announces his discovery of x-rays
1897 On January - 01 brooklyn merges with New York to form present City of New York
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 British protectorates of Northern & Southern Nigeria established on January - 01.
1900 Compulsory education in Netherlands goes into effect on January - 01.
1901 Australia becomes a Commonwealth under British rule on January - 01.
1901 On January - 01 australia declares independence from federation of UK colonies
1901 Ignatius Donnelly, US attorney/lt-governor (Minnesota), dies at 69 on January - 01.
1902 Nathan Stubblefield makes first public demonstration of radio, Pennsylvania on this day in history.
1902 On this day in history the first Rose Bowl game (Pasadena CA) (University of Michigan-49, Stanford-0)
1904 On January - 01 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 this day in history.
1908 On this day in history 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 Belgian Mining law introduces 9½-hour work day on this day in history.
1911 South Australia transfers Northern Territory to federal government on this day in history.
1912 Sun Yat-sen forms Chinese Republic on January - 01.
1913 On January - 01 post office begins parcel post deliveries
1914 Klaas ter Laan becomes Netherlands' first socialist mayor (Zaandam) on January - 01.
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