Historical Events In January - 03
Wednesday, 20 November 2019
1926 Greek gen Theodorus Pangulos names himself dictator on January - 03.
1929 27 year old William S Paley becomes CBS president on January - 03.
1929 On January - 03 bradman scores 112 vs England at MCG - his first Test century
1929 On January - 03 27 year old William S Paley becomes CBS pres
1931 On this day in history nels Stewart of Montreal Maroons scores 2 goals in 4 sec (record)
1931 On this day in history joseph J C Joffre, French marshal, dies at 78
1932 On this day in history martial law is declared in Honduras to stop revolt by banana workers fired by United Fruit.
1933 On January - 03 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.
1933 Wilhelm Cuno, German Reich's chancellor (1922-23), dies at 56 on January - 03.
1938 The March of Dimes campaign to stomp out polio is organized on this day in history.
1938 March of Dimes established to fight polio on January - 03.
1938 Arthur Boon, Flemish priest/philologist, dies at 54 on this day in history.
1939 Gene Cox becomes first girl page in US House of Representatives on this day in history.
1939 On this day in history gene Cox becomes 1st girl page in US House of Representatives
1940 On January - 03 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 Canada &US acquire air bases in Newfoundland (99 year lease) on this day in history.
1941 Italian counter offensive in Albania on January - 03.
1941 On this day in history sergei Rachmaninov's "Symphonic Dances" premieres in Philadelphia
1941 On January - 03 canada & US acquire air bases in Newfoundland (99 yr lease)
1942 On January - 03 american-British-Dutch-Australian (ABDA) Command forms
1942 Pauline Beersmans, [PLJM van Cuyck], Flemish actress, dies at 70 on January - 03.
1943 Canadian Army troops arrive in North Africa on January - 03.
1943 On this day in history the first missing persons telecast (New York City NY)
1943 On this day in history 1st missing persons telecast (NYC)
1944 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) on January - 03.
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 Allies land on west coast of Burma, conquer Akyab on this day in history.
1945 On January - 03 british Premier Winston Churchill visits France
1945 Cato-Meridian School, NY, installs germicidal lamps in every room on this day in history.
1945 Greek General Plastiras forms government on January - 03.
1945 John Patrick's "Hasty Heart," premieres in New York City NY on this day in history.
1945 US aircraft carriers attack Okinawa on this day in history.