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Historical Events In January - 21

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1991  CBS News correspondent Bob Simon captured by Iraqis in Persian Gulf on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1991  On January - 21 iraq announced that it would use hostages as human shields against allied warplanes.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1992  On January - 21 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  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1993  On January - 21 nigerian singer Fela Kuti arrested on suspicion of murder  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1994  On January - 21 dow Jones passes 3900 (record 3,914.20)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1994  On January - 21 lorena Bobbitt found temporarily insane for chopping off spouse's penis  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1994  On this day in history 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.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1995  52th Golden Globes Forrest Gump, Tom Hanks, Jessica Lange, Brad Pitt on January - 21.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1995  Calgary Police charge Dorothy Joudrie with attempted murder after the shooting of her estranged husband, oil executive Earl Joudrie, at her home in Calgary on January - 21.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1996  On this day in history 53th Golden Globes Mel Gibson, Nicole Kidman, John Travolta  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1996  On this day in history karrie Webb wins LPGA HealthSouth Inaugural Golf Tournament  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1996  US male Figure Skating championship won by Rudy Galindo on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1997  On January - 21 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.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1997  On January - 21 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.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1997  On this day in history 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.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1997  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 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1998  On January - 21 pope John Paul II arrived in Havana for his first-ever visit to Cuba.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1998  On this day in history pope John Paul II visits Cuba  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1998  On this day in history u.S. President Bill Clinton denies reports of an affair with former intern Monica Lewinsky and that he influenced her to lie about it.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1999  On this day in history 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.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1999  On January - 21 the brother of former Mexican President Carlos Salinas de Gortari was convicted of masterminding the 1994 shooting death of a ruling party official.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2004  A U.S. scientist who had toured North Korea nuclear facilities told Congress there was evidence they could produce enriched plutonium on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2004  China ushered in the year of the monkey, a positive sign in Chinese astrology for business and growth on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2005  On this day in history in Belize's capital city Belmopan, the unrest over the government's new taxes erupts into riots.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2007  On January - 21 yokozuna Asashoryu won the Emperor's Cup at the New Year's Grand Sumo Tournament (Hatsu Basho) in Tokyo, Japan.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2013  On January - 21 30 people are killed in a car bombing in Salamiyeh, Syria  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2017  On January - 21 more than 2 million people protest worldwide in the 'Women's March' against Donald Trump , with 500,000 marching in Washington D.C.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2017  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 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2018  NFC Championship, Lincoln Financial Field, Philadelphia: Philadelphia Eagles beat Minnesota Vikings, 38-7 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2018  On January - 21 gambian Dictator Yahya Jammeh finally concedes office and leaves Gambia 2 months after losing the presidential election  Click To Send On Whatsapp

2018  AFC Championship, Gillette Stadium, Foxborough: New England Patriots beat Jacksonville Jaguars, 24-20 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1337  On this day in history birth of charles V, the Wise, king of France (1364-80)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1338  King Charles V of France (d. 1380) was born on January - 21.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1571  On this day in history birth of john I Pontanus, physicist/historian (Amsterdam)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1659  Adriaen van der Werff, Dutch portrait painter/engraver/architect was born on January - 21.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1721  James Murray, British military officer, governor of Quebec (d. 1794) was born on January - 21.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1735  Johann Gottfried Eckard, composer was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1743  On this day in history birth of john Fitch, inventor (had a working steamboat years before Fulton)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1746  Johann H Pestalozzi, Zurich Switz, educator (Leonard & Gertrude) [NS] was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Famous Deaths In January - 21

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0304  Death of Saint Agnes (martyred) (b. 291) on January - 21.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0879  Boudouin with the Iron Arm, earl of Flanders, dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0917  On this day in history death of erchanger, Duke of Swabia (c. 880)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1118  Paschalis II, [Raniero], pope (1099-1118), dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1519  Death of Vasco Núñez de Balboa, Spanish explorer (b. 1475) on January - 21.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1527  Death of Juan de Grijalva, Spanish conquistador (c. 1489) on January - 21.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1546  Death of Azai Sukemasa, Japanese samurai and warlord (b. 1491) on January - 21.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1596  On this day in history john Ligarius, German theologist/prime minister, dies at 66  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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