Historical Events In January - 03
Monday, 06 July 2020
1926 On this day in history greek gen Theodorus Pangulos names himself dictator
1929 On January - 03 27 year old William S Paley becomes CBS president
1929 Bradman scores 112 vs England at MCG - his first Test century on this day in history.
1929 27 year old William S Paley becomes CBS pres on this day in history.
1931 On January - 03 nels Stewart of Montreal Maroons scores 2 goals in 4 sec (record)
1931 On January - 03 joseph J C Joffre, French marshal, dies at 78
1932 On January - 03 martial law is declared in Honduras to stop revolt by banana workers fired by United Fruit.
1933 Minnie D. Craig becomes the first female elected as Speaker of the North Dakota House of Representatives, the first female to hold a Speaker position anywhere in the United States on January - 03.
1933 Wilhelm Cuno, German Reich's chancellor (1922-23), dies at 56 on January - 03.
1938 On this day in history the March of Dimes campaign to stomp out polio is organized
1938 On January - 03 march of Dimes established to fight polio
1938 On January - 03 arthur Boon, Flemish priest/philologist, dies at 54
1939 On January - 03 gene Cox becomes first girl page in US House of Representatives
1939 On January - 03 gene Cox becomes 1st girl page in US House of Representatives
1940 On this day in history wPG-AM in Atlantic City NJ consolidates with WBIL & WOV as "new" WOV
1941 On this day in history australian troops capture Bardia, Libya, from the Italians
1941 On January - 03 canada &US acquire air bases in Newfoundland (99 year lease)
1941 Italian counter offensive in Albania on January - 03.
1941 Sergei Rachmaninov's "Symphonic Dances" premieres in Philadelphia on this day in history.
1941 Canada & US acquire air bases in Newfoundland (99 yr lease) on January - 03.
1942 American-British-Dutch-Australian (ABDA) Command forms on January - 03.
1942 On this day in history pauline Beersmans, [PLJM van Cuyck], Flemish actress, dies at 70
1943 Canadian Army troops arrive in North Africa on January - 03.
1943 The first missing persons telecast (New York City NY) on this day in history.
1943 On January - 03 1st missing persons telecast (NYC)
1944 On this day in history helicopter Mercy Mission a HNS-1 helicopter, made an emergency delivery of 40 units of blood plasma from lower Manhattan Island to Sandy Hook where the plasma was administered to survivors of an explosion on the destroyer Turner (DD 648)
1944 Top Marine ace MAJ Boyington captured after shooting down 28 aircraft on this day in history.
1944 On January - 03 world War II: Top Ace Major Greg "Pappy" Boyington is shot down in his Corsair by Captain Masajiro Kawato flying a Zero.
1945 On this day in history allies land on west coast of Burma, conquer Akyab
1945 British Premier Winston Churchill visits France on January - 03.
1945 On this day in history cato-Meridian School, NY, installs germicidal lamps in every room
1945 Greek General Plastiras forms government on January - 03.
1945 On January - 03 john Patrick's "Hasty Heart," premieres in New York City NY
1945 US aircraft carriers attack Okinawa on this day in history.