Historical Events In January - 22
Sunday, 17 February 2019
1996 On this day in history the Galileo probe plunges into Jupiter's atmosphere and finds it windier and drier than expected, with less helium and less lightning.
1996 On January - 22 edward Thomas, historian/intelligence expert, dies at 77
1997 A weekend freeze cost Florida farmers at least 100 million dollars in crop losses. Winter vegetables in south Dade County and southwest Florida were hardest hit when temperatures dropped as much as 20 degrees in four hours Saturday night on January - 22.
1997 The Senate confirms President Clinton's nomination of Madeleine Albright, making her the first female secretary of state in U.S. history on January - 22.
1997 On this day in history ian Arthur Hoyle Munro, medical journalist, dies at 73
1998 Accused bomber Ted Kaczynski pleaded guilty to all counts against him in California and New Jersey. He was sentenced to life in prison on May 4 on January - 22.
1999 Pope John Paul II arrived in Mexico City on a visit to Mexico and the United States on this day in history.
2003 On this day in history snowboard pioneer Craig Kelly died in a British Columbia avalanche.
2003 On January - 22 the Senate approved the nomination of former Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Ridge to be the first secretary of home security by a 94-0 vote.
2004 On January - 22 allegations that Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon had accepted bribes damaged his credibility, a new poll showed. But, Sharon brushed aside the allegations and a source said no indictment was expected.
2006 On this day in history kobe Bryant scored 81 points in regulation and is second only to the legendary 1960s center Wilt Chamberlain, who had 100 points.
2007 A bombing in a market in Baghdad, Iraq kills 88 people on January - 22.
2013 On this day in history a series of Baghdad car bombings kill 17 people
2014 On this day in history water vapour is detected on the dwarf planet Ceres
2017 On January - 22 chile declares a State of Emergency and requests international assistance as wildfires rage out of control
2017 On this day in history jared Kushner is sworn in as Senior Advisor to the President, Donald Trump
2018 On this day in history uS government ends three-day shutdown after an agreement in Congress to extend funding
2018 New Orleans Pelicans' DeMarcus Cousins has 44 points, 24 rebounds & 10 assists in 132-128 double-OT win over Chicago Bulls; 1st player since Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (1972) with 40+ points, 20+ rebounds & 10+ assists on January - 22.