Historical Events In January - 21
Tuesday, 24 November 2020
1991 On this day in history cBS News correspondent Bob Simon captured by Iraqis in Persian Gulf
1991 On this day in history iraq announced that it would use hostages as human shields against allied warplanes.
1992 The Supreme Court of Canada starts review of David Milgaard murder conviction in the death of Saskatoon nursing aide Gail Miller; he will be freed April 16th, after 22 years in jail, when the Court finds a miscarriage of justice on January - 21.
1993 On this day in history it was announced that Hillary Clinton would work out of a White House office near the Oval Office, an unprecedented move in first lady history.
1993 On this day in history nigerian singer Fela Kuti arrested on suspicion of murder
1994 On this day in history dow Jones passes 3900 (record 3,914.20)
1994 On January - 21 lorena Bobbitt found temporarily insane for chopping off spouse's penis
1994 Lorena Bobbitt was found innocent by reason of insanity in the June 1993 attack on her husband, John. She had cut off his penis while he slept. The organ was surgically reattached on this day in history.
1995 52th Golden Globes Forrest Gump, Tom Hanks, Jessica Lange, Brad Pitt on January - 21.
1995 On January - 21 calgary Police charge Dorothy Joudrie with attempted murder after the shooting of her estranged husband, oil executive Earl Joudrie, at her home in Calgary
1996 On January - 21 53th Golden Globes Mel Gibson, Nicole Kidman, John Travolta
1996 On this day in history karrie Webb wins LPGA HealthSouth Inaugural Golf Tournament
1996 US male Figure Skating championship won by Rudy Galindo on this day in history.
1997 At least a dozen people are reported dead after a pair of earthquakes in China's westernmost province. The quakes in the Xinjiang region heavily damaged or destroyed hundreds of homes. The first quake had a magnitude of 6.4, the second a magnitude of 6.3 on January - 21.
1997 In the face of continuing reports of legally dubious fund-raising practices, the Democratic National Committee announced it would no longer take donations from foreign nationals or from U.S. subsidiaries of foreign companies on January - 21.
1997 Newt Gingrich is fined and reprimanded as the U.S. House of Representatives votes for first time in history to discipline the Speaker of the House for ethical misconduct on this day in history.
1997 On January - 21 the full House voted 395-28 to reprimand Speaker Newt Gingrich, R-Ga., for violating House rules and misleading congressional investigators looking into his possible misuse of tax-exempt donations for political purposes.
1998 Pope John Paul II arrived in Havana for his first-ever visit to Cuba on this day in history.
1998 On January - 21 pope John Paul II visits Cuba
1998 On January - 21 u.S. President Bill Clinton denies reports of an affair with former intern Monica Lewinsky and that he influenced her to lie about it.
1999 Raul Salinas de Gortari, brother of a former Mexican president, is convicted of arranging the murder of a political rival and sentenced to 50 years in prison on this day in history.
1999 The brother of former Mexican President Carlos Salinas de Gortari was convicted of masterminding the 1994 shooting death of a ruling party official on this day in history.
2003 Lee Boyd Malvo, 17, was indicted by a grand jury on murder charges stemming from the Washington area sniper attacks on this day in history.
2003 On this day in history the U.S. Census Bureau says Hispanics have moved past African-Americans as the largest minority group in the United States.
2004 A U.S. scientist who had toured North Korea nuclear facilities told Congress there was evidence they could produce enriched plutonium on January - 21.
2004 On January - 21 china ushered in the year of the monkey, a positive sign in Chinese astrology for business and growth.
2005 In Belize's capital city Belmopan, the unrest over the government's new taxes erupts into riots on this day in history.
2007 Yokozuna Asashoryu won the Emperor's Cup at the New Year's Grand Sumo Tournament (Hatsu Basho) in Tokyo, Japan on January - 21.
2013 On January - 21 30 people are killed in a car bombing in Salamiyeh, Syria
2017 More than 2 million people protest worldwide in the 'Women's March' against Donald Trump , with 500,000 marching in Washington D.C on this day in history.
2017 On this day in history millions of people worldwide join the Women's March in response to the inauguration of Donald Trump as President of the United States. 420 marches were reported in the U.S. and 168 in other countries, becoming the largest single-day protest in American history and the largest worldwide protest in recent history.
2018 NFC Championship, Lincoln Financial Field, Philadelphia: Philadelphia Eagles beat Minnesota Vikings, 38-7 on this day in history.
2018 On this day in history gambian Dictator Yahya Jammeh finally concedes office and leaves Gambia 2 months after losing the presidential election
2018 AFC Championship, Gillette Stadium, Foxborough: New England Patriots beat Jacksonville Jaguars, 24-20 on January - 21.