Historical Events In January - 22
Thursday, 25 April 2019
1996 The Galileo probe plunges into Jupiter's atmosphere and finds it windier and drier than expected, with less helium and less lightning on this day in history.
1996 On this day in history edward Thomas, historian/intelligence expert, dies at 77
1997 On this day in history 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
1997 On this day in history the Senate confirms President Clinton's nomination of Madeleine Albright, making her the first female secretary of state in U.S. history.
1997 On January - 22 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 this day in history.
1999 Pope John Paul II arrived in Mexico City on a visit to Mexico and the United States on January - 22.
2003 Snowboard pioneer Craig Kelly died in a British Columbia avalanche on this day in history.
2003 The Senate approved the nomination of former Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Ridge to be the first secretary of home security by a 94-0 vote on this day in history.
2004 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 on this day in history.
2006 Kobe Bryant scored 81 points in regulation and is second only to the legendary 1960s center Wilt Chamberlain, who had 100 points on January - 22.
2007 On January - 22 a bombing in a market in Baghdad, Iraq kills 88 people.
2013 A series of Baghdad car bombings kill 17 people on this day in history.
2014 On this day in history water vapour is detected on the dwarf planet Ceres
2017 Chile declares a State of Emergency and requests international assistance as wildfires rage out of control on January - 22.
2017 On this day in history jared Kushner is sworn in as Senior Advisor to the President, Donald Trump
2018 US government ends three-day shutdown after an agreement in Congress to extend funding on this day in history.
2018 On this day in history 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