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{
"Date": "1643-01-01",
"Event": "Isaac Newton baptized in St. John's Church in Colsterworth England"
},
{
"Date": "1801-01-01",
"Event": "Giuseppe Piazzi discoved 1st asteroid later named Ceres"
},
{
"Date": "1801-01-01",
"Event": "United Kingdom of Great Britain & Ireland established"
},
{
"Date": "1804-01-01",
"Event": "Haiti gains independence from FranceNational Day"
},
{
"Date": "1808-01-01",
"Event": "Congress prohibits importation of slaves"
},
{
"Date": "1848-01-01",
"Event": "Britain takes Mosquito Coast from Nicaragua"
},
{
"Date": "1863-01-01",
"Event": "Emancipation Proclamation issued by Lincoln"
},
{
"Date": "1892-01-01",
"Event": "Brooklyn merges with NY to form present City of NY - Ellis Island became reception center for new immigrants"
},
{
"Date": "1894-01-01",
"Event": "Manchester Ship Canal in England opened to traffic"
},
{
"Date": "1898-01-01",
"Event": "Lightship replaces whistling buoy at mouth of SF Bay"
},
{
"Date": "1899-01-01",
"Event": "Cuba liberated from Spain by USNational Day"
},
{
"Date": "1901-01-01",
"Event": "Commonwealth of Australia established"
},
{
"Date": "1902-01-01",
"Event": "1st Rose Bowl game held in Pasadena California"
},
{
"Date": "1912-01-01",
"Event": "1st running of SF's famed 'Bay to Breakers' race763 miles"
},
{
"Date": "1913-01-01",
"Event": "Post office begins parcel post deliveries"
},
{
"Date": "1934-01-01",
"Event": "Alcatraz officially becomes a Federal Prison"
},
{
"Date": "1934-01-01",
"Event": "Federal Deposit Insurance CorpUS bank guarantees effective"
},
{
"Date": "1936-01-01",
"Event": "1st newspaper to microfilm its current issues NY Herald Tribune"
},
{
"Date": "1946-01-01",
"Event": "Emperor Hirohito of Japan announces he is not a god"
},
{
"Date": "1948-01-01",
"Event": "1st newsreel in color Pasadena Ca"
},
{
"Date": "1954-01-01",
"Event": "Rose & Cotton Bowl are 1st sport colorcasts"
},
{
"Date": "1956-01-01",
"Event": "Sudan gains independence from BritainNational Day"
},
{
"Date": "1957-01-01",
"Event": "International Geophysical Year begins; ends 6/30/1958"
},
{
"Date": "1958-01-01",
"Event": "European Economic CommunityCommon Market starts operation"
},
{
"Date": "1960-01-01",
"Event": "Cameroon gains independence from France"
},
{
"Date": "1962-01-01",
"Event": "Beatles Decca audition"
},
{
"Date": "1962-01-01",
"Event": "Western Samoa gains independence from New Zealand"
},
{
"Date": "1965-01-01",
"Event": "International Cooperation Year"
},
{
"Date": "1971-01-01",
"Event": "Cigarette advertisements banned on TV"
},
{
"Date": "1972-01-01",
"Event": "International Book Year"
},
{
"Date": "1973-01-01",
"Event": "Britain Ireland & Denmark join Common Market"
},
{
"Date": "1974-01-01",
"Event": "World Population Year"
},
{
"Date": "1975-01-01",
"Event": "International Women's Year"
},
{
"Date": "1978-01-01",
"Event": "Pres. Ford signs 1st major revision of copyright law since 1909"
},
{
"Date": "1979-01-01",
"Event": "International Year of the Child"
},
{
"Date": "1980-01-01",
"Event": "Decade of Water & Sanitation"
},
{
"Date": "1981-01-01",
"Event": "International Year for Disabled"
},
{
"Date": "1981-01-01",
"Event": "PalauTrust Territory of Pacific Is. becomes self-governing"
},
{
"Date": "1983-01-01",
"Event": "World Communications Year"
},
{
"Date": "1984-01-01",
"Event": "AT & T broken up into 8 companies"
},
{
"Date": "1984-01-01",
"Event": "Brunei gains complete independence from Britain"
},
{
"Date": "1985-01-01",
"Event": "International Youth Year"
},
{
"Date": "1986-01-01",
"Event": "International Peace Year"
},
{
"Date": "1986-01-01",
"Event": "Spain & Portugal become 11th & 12th members of Common Market"
},
{
"Date": "1987-01-01",
"Event": "Internat'l Year of Shelter"
},
{
"Date": "1988-01-01",
"Event": "NY Carnegie Deli's owner Leo Steiner dies"
},
{
"Date": "2304-01-01",
"Event": "Mid- CALENDAR day"
},
{
"Date": "4713-01-01",
"Event": "B.C. Julian calendar begins at Greenwich mean noon"
},
{
"Date": "1776-01-02",
"Event": "1st revolutionary flag displayed"
},
{
"Date": "1788-01-02",
"Event": "Georgia is 4th state to ratify US constitution"
},
{
"Date": "1893-01-02",
"Event": "World's Columbian Exposition opens in Chicago"
},
{
"Date": "1917-01-02",
"Event": "Royal Bank of Canada took over Quebec Bank"
},
{
"Date": "1921-01-02",
"Event": "D eYoung Museum in Golden Gate Park opens"
},
{
"Date": "1933-01-02",
"Event": "Bruins beat Rangers in NY 13-3"
},
{
"Date": "1935-01-02",
"Event": "Bruno Richard Hauptmann went on trial for kidnap-murder of Charles"
},
{
"Date": "1936-01-02",
"Event": "1st electron tube described St Louis Mo"
},
{
"Date": "1942-01-02",
"Event": "28 nations at war with Axis pledge no separate peace"
},
{
"Date": "1942-01-02",
"Event": "Japanese occupied Manila"
},
{
"Date": "1955-01-02",
"Event": "President Jose Antonio Remon of Panama assassinated"
},
{
"Date": "1957-01-02",
"Event": "SF & Los Angeles stock exchanges merge"
},
{
"Date": "1959-01-02",
"Event": "USSR launches Mechta 1st lunar probe & artificial in solar orbit"
},
{
"Date": "1968-01-02",
"Event": "Dr Christian Barnard performs 1st successful heart transplant"
},
{
"Date": "1972-01-02",
"Event": "Mariner 9 begins mapping Mars"
},
{
"Date": "1979-01-02",
"Event": "30th Islander shut-out opponent - Glenn Resch 9-0 vs Vancouver"
},
{
"Date": "1982-01-02",
"Event": "Islanders start 23 undefeated home streak21-0-2 14 straight wins"
},
{
"Date": "1983-01-02",
"Event": "Ken Anderson of Cincinnati completes record 20 consecutive passes"
},
{
"Date": "1985-01-02",
"Event": "90th hat trick in Islander history - Brent Sutter"
},
{
"Date": "1986-01-02",
"Event": "191.66 million shares traded in NY Stock Exchange"
},
{
"Date": "1521-01-03",
"Event": "Martin Luther excommunicated by Roman Catholic Church"
},
{
"Date": "1543-01-03",
"Event": "Juan Cabrillo conqueror of Cen. America discoverer of Calif dies"
},
{
"Date": "1641-01-03",
"Event": "Jeremiah Horrocks English astronomical prodigy dies at 22"
},
{
"Date": "1777-01-03",
"Event": "Washington defeats British at Battle of Princeton NJ"
},
{
"Date": "1852-01-03",
"Event": "1st Chinese arrive in Hawaii"
},
{
"Date": "1870-01-03",
"Event": "Brooklyn Bridge begun completed on May 24 1883"
},
{
"Date": "1888-01-03",
"Event": "1st drinking straw is patented"
},
{
"Date": "1900-01-03",
"Event": "Perihelion Passage"
},
{
"Date": "1912-01-03",
"Event": "S Pacific RR offers to bring Liberty Bell to Exposition free"
},
{
"Date": "1920-01-03",
"Event": "NY Yankees purchase Babe Ruth from the Red Sox"
},
{
"Date": "1921-01-03",
"Event": "Turkey made peace with Armenia"
},
{
"Date": "1929-01-03",
"Event": "27 year old William S Paley becomes president of CBS"
},
{
"Date": "1941-01-03",
"Event": "Canada & US acquire air bases in Newfoundland99 yr lease"
},
{
"Date": "1943-01-03",
"Event": "1st missing persons telecast NYC"
},
{
"Date": "1943-01-03",
"Event": "Canadian Army troops arrive in North Africa"
},
{
"Date": "1946-01-03",
"Event": "William JoyceLord Haw Haw hanged in Britain for treason"
},
{
"Date": "1957-01-03",
"Event": "1st electric watch introduced Lancaster Pa"
},
{
"Date": "1958-01-03",
"Event": "Sir Edmund Hillary reached South Pole overland"
},
{
"Date": "1959-01-03",
"Event": "Alaska becomes 49th state"
},
{
"Date": "1973-01-03",
"Event": "George Steinbrenner III buys Yankees from CBS for $12 million"
},
{
"Date": "1977-01-03",
"Event": "Apple Computer incorporated"
},
{
"Date": "1754-01-04",
"Event": "Columbia University opened"
},
{
"Date": "1784-01-04",
"Event": "US treaty with Great Britain ratified"
},
{
"Date": "1790-01-04",
"Event": "Pres Washington delivers 1st 'State of the Union'"
},
{
"Date": "1883-01-04",
"Event": "Ontario Rugby Football Unionforerunner of CFL formed"
},
{
"Date": "1896-01-04",
"Event": "Utah becomes 45th state"
},
{
"Date": "1948-01-04",
"Event": "Burma gains independence from BritainNational Day"
},
{
"Date": "1959-01-04",
"Event": "Luna 1 1st craft to leave Earth's gravity"
},
{
"Date": "1962-01-04",
"Event": "1st unmanned subway train to run automatically - NYC"
},
{
"Date": "1982-01-04",
"Event": "Golden Gate Bridge closed for 3rd time by fierce storm"
},
{
"Date": "1589-01-05",
"Event": "Catherine de Medici Queen of France died"
},
{
"Date": "1809-01-05",
"Event": "Treaty of Dardanelles was concluded between Britain & France"
},
{
"Date": "1822-01-05",
"Event": "Central America proclaims annexation to Mexican Empire"
},
{
"Date": "1850-01-05",
"Event": "Calif Exchange opens"
},
{
"Date": "1854-01-05",
"Event": "Steamship SF wrecked"
},
{
"Date": "1905-01-05",
"Event": "C Perrine announces discovery of Jupiter's 7th satellite Elara"
},
{
"Date": "1911-01-05",
"Event": "SF has it's 1st air meet"
},
{
"Date": "1914-01-05",
"Event": "Henry Ford announced a minimum wage of $5 for an eight hour day"
},
{
"Date": "1922-01-05",
"Event": "Sir Ernest Shackleton Antarctic explorer died aboard his ship"
},
{
"Date": "1925-01-05",
"Event": "Nellie Taylor Ross became governor of Wyoming 1st woman gov in USA"
},
{
"Date": "1926-01-05",
"Event": "James Cox of Ford Motors announces 8 hr day & $5 daily minimum wage"
},
{
"Date": "1933-01-05",
"Event": "Work on Golden Gate Bridge begins on Marin County side"
},
{
"Date": "1962-01-05",
"Event": "Tony Sheridan & Beatles produce My Bonnie & The Saints"
},
{
"Date": "1964-01-05",
"Event": "Pope Paul VI visits Jordan & Israel"
},
{
"Date": "1969-01-05",
"Event": "USSR Venera 5 launched. 1st successful planet landing - Venus"
},
{
"Date": "1972-01-05",
"Event": "NASA announces development of Space Shuttle"
},
{
"Date": "1975-01-05",
"Event": "Salyut 4 with crew of 2 is launched for 30 days"
},
{
"Date": "1985-01-05",
"Event": "Bryan Trottier failed in 9th Islander penalty shot"
},
{
"Date": "1987-01-05",
"Event": "Surrogate Baby M case begins in Hackensack NJ"
},
{
"Date": "1663-01-06",
"Event": "Great earthquake in New England"
},
{
"Date": "1753-01-06",
"Event": "Epiphany"
},
{
"Date": "1838-01-06",
"Event": "Samuel Morse made 1st public demonstration of telegraph"
},
{
"Date": "1884-01-06",
"Event": "Gregor Mendel Augustine monk & heredity pioneer died"
},
{
"Date": "1893-01-06",
"Event": "Great Northern Railway connects Seattle with east coast"
},
{
"Date": "1912-01-06",
"Event": "New Mexico becomes 47th state"
},
{
"Date": "1914-01-06",
"Event": "Stock brokerage firm of Merrill Lynch founded"
},
{
"Date": "1930-01-06",
"Event": "1st diesel engine automobile trip completed"
},
{
"Date": "1936-01-06",
"Event": "Barbara Hanley became Canada's 1st woman mayorWebbwood Ontario"
},
{
"Date": "1941-01-06",
"Event": "FDR names 4 freedomsfreedom of speech religion; from want fear"
},
{
"Date": "1942-01-06",
"Event": "1st around world flight by Pan Am 'Pacific Clipper'"
},
{
"Date": "1951-01-06",
"Event": "Indianapolis beats Rochester 75-73 in NBA-record 6 overtimes"
},
{
"Date": "1981-01-06",
"Event": "50th hat trick in Islander history - John Tonelli scored 5 goals"
},
{
"Date": "1987-01-06",
"Event": "100th US Congress convenes"
},
{
"Date": "1558-01-07",
"Event": "Calais last English possession in France retaken by French"
},
{
"Date": "1610-01-07",
"Event": "Galileo discovers 1st 3 Jupiter satellites Io Europa & Ganymede"
},
{
"Date": "1714-01-07",
"Event": "Typewriter patentedbuilt years later"
},
{
"Date": "1753-01-07",
"Event": "Plough Monday"
},
{
"Date": "1785-01-07",
"Event": "1st balloon flight across English Channel"
},
{
"Date": "1789-01-07",
"Event": "1st natl presidental election - US"
},
{
"Date": "1822-01-07",
"Event": "1st printing in Hawaii"
},
{
"Date": "1822-01-07",
"Event": "Liberia colonized by Americans"
},
{
"Date": "1929-01-07",
"Event": "Tarzan' one of the 1st adventure comic strips appears"
},
{
"Date": "1963-01-07",
"Event": "1st class postage raised from 4› to 5›."
},
{
"Date": "1967-01-07",
"Event": "Newlywed Game premiers"
},
{
"Date": "1968-01-07",
"Event": "1st class postage raised from 5› to 6›"
},
{
"Date": "1972-01-07",
"Event": "LA Lakers chalk up 33rd consecutive winNBA record"
},
{
"Date": "1982-01-07",
"Event": "Islander's Bryan Trottier's 10th career hat trick"
},
{
"Date": "1336-01-08",
"Event": "Giotto Italian Renaissance painter diesbirth date unknown"
},
{
"Date": "1583-01-08",
"Event": "Iotto Day"
},
{
"Date": "1642-01-08",
"Event": "Galileo Galilei dies at 78 in Arceti Italy"
},
{
"Date": "1798-01-08",
"Event": "11th Amendment ratified Judicial powers construed"
},
{
"Date": "1815-01-08",
"Event": "Battle of New Orleans-War of 1812 ended 12/24/1814 but nobody knew"
},
{
"Date": "1880-01-08",
"Event": "Passing of Norton I Emperor of US Protector of Mexico"
},
{
"Date": "1913-01-08",
"Event": "Frank Chance becomes Yankee manager"
},
{
"Date": "1932-01-08",
"Event": "Ratification of present SF City Charter"
},
{
"Date": "1935-01-08",
"Event": "Spectrophotometer patented AC Hardy"
},
{
"Date": "1952-01-08",
"Event": "Antonia Maury discoverer of supergiant giant & dwarf stars dies"
},
{
"Date": "1958-01-08",
"Event": "Cuban revolutionary forces capture Havana"
},
{
"Date": "1968-01-08",
"Event": "US Surveyor 7 lands near crater Tycho on moon"
},
{
"Date": "1973-01-08",
"Event": "USSR launches Luna 21 for moon landing"
},
{
"Date": "1980-01-08",
"Event": "Islander Glenn Resch's 20th shut-out opponent - Canucks 3-0"
},
{
"Date": "1788-01-09",
"Event": "Conneticut becomes 5th state"
},
{
"Date": "1793-01-09",
"Event": "Jean Pierre Blanchard makes 1st balloon flight in North America"
},
{
"Date": "1799-01-09",
"Event": "1st income tax imposed in England"
},
{
"Date": "1839-01-09",
"Event": "Daguerrotype process announced at French Academy of Science"
},
{
"Date": "1839-01-09",
"Event": "Thomas Henderson measures 1st stellar parallax Alpha Centauri"
},
{
"Date": "1843-01-09",
"Event": "Caroline Herschel '1st lady of astronomy ' dies at 98 in Germany"
},
{
"Date": "1847-01-09",
"Event": "1st SF paper 'California Star' published"
},
{
"Date": "1848-01-09",
"Event": "1st commercial bank in SF established"
},
{
"Date": "1854-01-09",
"Event": "Astor Library opened in NY"
},
{
"Date": "1861-01-09",
"Event": "Mississippi becomes 2nd state to secede from US"
},
{
"Date": "1903-01-09",
"Event": "AL Baltimore baseball team bought to move to NY for $18 000"
},
{
"Date": "1912-01-09",
"Event": "US marines invade Honduras"
},
{
"Date": "1915-01-09",
"Event": "Expositionnow Civic Auditorium dedicated"
},
{
"Date": "1936-01-09",
"Event": "Semi-automatic rifles adopted by US army"
},
{
"Date": "1945-01-09",
"Event": "As vowed MacArthur returned to Philippines"
},
{
"Date": "1976-01-09",
"Event": "Bryan Trottier failed in 4th Islander penalty shot"
},
{
"Date": "1978-01-09",
"Event": "Commonwealth of Northern Marianas established"
},
{
"Date": "1982-01-09",
"Event": "5.9 earthquake in New England & Canada; 1st since 1855"
},
{
"Date": "1987-01-09",
"Event": "New Nicaraguan constitution takes effect"
},
{
"Date": "1776-01-10",
"Event": "Thomas Paine's 'Common Sense' published"
},
{
"Date": "1806-01-10",
"Event": "Dutch in Capetown surrender to British"
},
{
"Date": "1840-01-10",
"Event": "Penny Post mail system is started"
},
{
"Date": "1861-01-10",
"Event": "Florida becomes 3rd state to secede from US"
},
{
"Date": "1863-01-10",
"Event": "1st underground railway opens in London"
},
{
"Date": "1911-01-10",
"Event": "Honduras signs treaty turning over customs to USnot ratified"
},
{
"Date": "1920-01-10",
"Event": "League of Nations established"
},
{
"Date": "1932-01-10",
"Event": "Mickey Mouse & Silly Symphony comics syndicated"
},
{
"Date": "1944-01-10",
"Event": "1st mobile electric power plant delivered Phila"
},
{
"Date": "1945-01-10",
"Event": "Los Angeles Railwaywith 5 streetcar lines forced to close"
},
{
"Date": "1946-01-10",
"Event": "UN General Assembly meets for 1st time"
},
{
"Date": "1946-01-10",
"Event": "US Army establishes 1st radar contact with moon Belmar NJ"
},
{
"Date": "1949-01-10",
"Event": "1st Jewish family show - The Goldberg's begin"
},
{
"Date": "1951-01-10",
"Event": "1st jet passenger trip made"
},
{
"Date": "1964-01-10",
"Event": "That Was The Week That Was premiers"
},
{
"Date": "1969-01-10",
"Event": "USSR's Venera 6 launched for parachute landing on Venus"
},
{
"Date": "1970-01-10",
"Event": "Preview Center Opens"
},
{
"Date": "1977-01-10",
"Event": "20th hat trick in Islander history - Bobby Nystrom"
},
{
"Date": "1978-01-10",
"Event": "Pedro Joaqu¡n Chamorro of La Prensa assassinated in Managua"
},
{
"Date": "1978-01-10",
"Event": "Soyuz 27 is launched"
},
{
"Date": "1935-01-11",
"Event": "1st woman to fly solo across Pacific left Honolulu AE Putnam"
},
{
"Date": "1642-01-11",
"Event": "Isaac Newton is elected a member of Royal Society"
},
{
"Date": "1787-01-11",
"Event": "Titania & Oberon moons of Uranus discovered by William Herschel"
},
{
"Date": "1805-01-11",
"Event": "Michigan Territory organized"
},
{
"Date": "1813-01-11",
"Event": "1st pineapples planted in Hawaii"
},
{
"Date": "1861-01-11",
"Event": "Alabama becomes 4th state to secede from US"
},
{
"Date": "1861-01-11",
"Event": "Mexico City captured by Juarez"
},
{
"Date": "1892-01-11",
"Event": "Hawaiian Historical Society founded"
},
{
"Date": "1915-01-11",
"Event": "Jacob Ruppert & Huston purchase Yankees for $460 000"
},
{
"Date": "1923-01-11",
"Event": "French & Belgian troops occupy Ruhr to collect reparations"
},
{
"Date": "1935-01-11",
"Event": "Amelia Earhart flies from Hawaii to Californianon-stop of course"
},
{
"Date": "1963-01-11",
"Event": "Beatles release Please Please Me & Ask Me Why"
},
{
"Date": "1975-01-11",
"Event": "Soyuz 17 is launched"
},
{
"Date": "1978-01-11",
"Event": "Gov. Askew dedicates the RCUC solar office building"
},
{
"Date": "1983-01-11",
"Event": "Billy Martin named Yankee manager for 3rd time"
},
{
"Date": "1777-01-12",
"Event": "Mission Santa Clara de Asis founded in Cal"
},
{
"Date": "1820-01-12",
"Event": "Royal Astronomical Society founded in England"
},
{
"Date": "1836-01-12",
"Event": "Battle of Wetumka Fla"
},
{
"Date": "1945-01-12",
"Event": "US Navy destroys 41 Jap ships in Battle of S China Sea"
},
{
"Date": "1969-01-12",
"Event": "AFC wins its 1st Super BowlIIINY Jets 16 Balt Colts 7"
},
{
"Date": "1971-01-12",
"Event": "All in the Family premiers"
},
{
"Date": "1986-01-12",
"Event": "24th Space Shuttle Mission - Columbia 7 is launched"
},
{
"Date": "1610-01-13",
"Event": "Galileo Galilei discovers Callisto 4th satellite of Jupiter"
},
{
"Date": "1630-01-13",
"Event": "Patent to Plymouth Colony issued"
},
{
"Date": "1854-01-13",
"Event": "Anthony Foss obtains patent for accordion"
},
{
"Date": "1894-01-13",
"Event": "Revolution in Sicily crushed by government troops"
},
{
"Date": "1920-01-13",
"Event": "NY Times Editorial says rockets can never fly"
},
{
"Date": "1930-01-13",
"Event": "Mickey Mouse comic strip first appears"
},
{
"Date": "1939-01-13",
"Event": "Yankee owner Jacob Ruppert dies"
},
{
"Date": "1966-01-13",
"Event": "1st black in presidental cabinetLBJ selects Robert C Weaver"
},
{
"Date": "1969-01-13",
"Event": "Beatles release 'Yellow Submarine' album"
},
{
"Date": "1971-01-13",
"Event": "Apollo 14 launched"
},
{
"Date": "1978-01-13",
"Event": "Yankee manager Joe McCarthy dies at 90"
},
{
"Date": "1981-01-13",
"Event": "Islander's Mike Bossy's 15th career hat trick - 4 goals"
},
{
"Date": "1985-01-13",
"Event": "Blackhawk Doug Wilson failed on 12th penalty shot against Islanders"
},
{
"Date": "1985-01-13",
"Event": "Carol Wayne dies at 42"
},
{
"Date": "1742-01-14",
"Event": "Edmund Halley genius eclipsed by Newton dies at 86"
},
{
"Date": "1784-01-14",
"Event": "Revolutionary War ends when Congress ratifies Treaty of Paris"
},
{
"Date": "1847-01-14",
"Event": "Conspiracy in New Mexico against US"
},
{
"Date": "1914-01-14",
"Event": "Henry Ford introduces assembly line for cars"
},
{
"Date": "1936-01-14",
"Event": "L.M.Mario Giannini elected president of Bank of America"
},
{
"Date": "1939-01-14",
"Event": "All coml ferry service to East Bay ends"
},
{
"Date": "1952-01-14",
"Event": "Today show premiers"
},
{
"Date": "1969-01-14",
"Event": "Soyuz 4 is launched"
},
{
"Date": "1535-01-15",
"Event": "Henry VIII declares himself head of English Church"
},
{
"Date": "1759-01-15",
"Event": "British Museum opens"
},
{
"Date": "1778-01-15",
"Event": "Nootka Sound discovered by Capt. Cook"
},
{
"Date": "1861-01-15",
"Event": "Steam elevator patented by Elisha Otis"
},
{
"Date": "1927-01-15",
"Event": "Dunbarton Bridge 1st bridge in Bay Area opens"
},
{
"Date": "1939-01-15",
"Event": "Municipal Railway & Market St RR begin service to Transbay Terminal"
},
{
"Date": "1943-01-15",
"Event": "World's largest office building Pentagon completed"
},
{
"Date": "1967-01-15",
"Event": "Green Bay Packers beat KC Chiefs 35-10 in Super Bowl INBC & CBS"
},
{
"Date": "1968-01-15",
"Event": "Soyuz 5 launched"
},
{
"Date": "1973-01-15",
"Event": "Pope Paul VI has an audience with Golda Meir at Vatican"
},
{
"Date": "1974-01-15",
"Event": "Happy Days premiers"
},
{
"Date": "1975-01-15",
"Event": "Space Mountain opens"
},
{
"Date": "1981-01-15",
"Event": "Hill Street Blues premiers"
},
{
"Date": "1986-01-15",
"Event": "Living Seas opens"
},
{
"Date": "1777-01-16",
"Event": "Vermont declares independence from NY"
},
{
"Date": "1865-01-16",
"Event": "SF Dramatic Chronicle started"
},
{
"Date": "1870-01-16",
"Event": "Virginia readmitted to US after Civil War"
},
{
"Date": "1883-01-16",
"Event": "Pendleton Act creates basis of federal civil service system"
},
{
"Date": "1887-01-16",
"Event": "Cliff House damaged when schooner Parallel's powder cargo explodes"
},
{
"Date": "1909-01-16",
"Event": "David Mawson & Mackay reach south magnetic pole"
},
{
"Date": "1920-01-16",
"Event": "18th Amendment prohibition went into effect; repealed in 1933"
},
{
"Date": "1938-01-16",
"Event": "William Pickering pioneer American stellar spectroscopist dies"
},
{
"Date": "1956-01-16",
"Event": "Egyptian President Nassar pledges to reconquer Palestine"
},
{
"Date": "1969-01-16",
"Event": "Soviet Soyuz 4 & Soyuz 5 perform 1st transfer of crew in space"
},
{
"Date": "1973-01-16",
"Event": "USSR's Lunakhod begins radio-controlled exploration of moon"
},
{
"Date": "1977-01-16",
"Event": "Cap's H Monahan scored on 2nd penalty shot against Islanders"
},
{
"Date": "1978-01-16",
"Event": "Soyuz 27 returns to Earth"
},
{
"Date": "1979-01-16",
"Event": "Iranian revolution overthrows shah"
},
{
"Date": "0355-01-17",
"Event": "Death of St Anthony of Egypt founder of Christian monasticism"
},
{
"Date": "1746-01-17",
"Event": "Battle of Falkirk Scotland"
},
{
"Date": "1773-01-17",
"Event": "Capt James Cook becomes 1st to cross Antarctic Circle66ø 33' S"
},
{
"Date": "1852-01-17",
"Event": "British recognize independence of Transvaalin South Africa"
},
{
"Date": "1861-01-17",
"Event": "Flush toilet is patented by Mr Thomas CrapperHonest!"
},
{
"Date": "1871-01-17",
"Event": "1st Cable Car is patented by Andrew S Hallidie"
},
{
"Date": "1893-01-17",
"Event": "Kingdom of Hawaii becomes a republic"
},
{
"Date": "1899-01-17",
"Event": "US takes possession of Wake Island in Pacific"
},
{
"Date": "1910-01-17",
"Event": "Thomas Crapper inventor of flush toilet dies"
},
{
"Date": "1943-01-17",
"Event": "Tin Can Drive Day"
},
{
"Date": "1945-01-17",
"Event": "Liberation Day in Polandend of Nazi occupation"
},
{
"Date": "1950-01-17",
"Event": "Great Brink's robbery in Boston $28 million"
},
{
"Date": "1957-01-17",
"Event": "9-county commission recommends creation of BART"
},
{
"Date": "1963-01-17",
"Event": "Joe Walker takes X-15 to altitude of 82 km"
},
{
"Date": "1968-01-17",
"Event": "Soyuz 4 & 5 completed 1st docking of 2 manned spacecraft"
},
{
"Date": "1976-01-17",
"Event": "Hermes rocket launched by ESA"
},
{
"Date": "1977-01-17",
"Event": "Gary Gilmore executed in Utah 1st since 1967"
},
{
"Date": "1979-01-17",
"Event": "Islanders didn't get a shot off in one period against the Rangers"
},
{
"Date": "1644-01-18",
"Event": "1st UFO sighting in America by perplexed Pilgrims in Boston"
},
{
"Date": "1778-01-18",
"Event": "Capt James Cook stumbles over Hawaiian Islands"
},
{
"Date": "1817-01-18",
"Event": "San Mart¡n leads a revolutionary army over Andes"
},
{
"Date": "1869-01-18",
"Event": "Elegant Calif Theatre opens in SF"
},
{
"Date": "1871-01-18",
"Event": "German Empire proclaimed by Kaiser Wilhelm I"
},
{
"Date": "1911-01-18",
"Event": "1st shipboard landing of a planeTanforan Park to USS Pennsylvania"
},
{
"Date": "1913-01-18",
"Event": "Captain Robert Falcon Scott reaches South Pole"
},
{
"Date": "1919-01-18",
"Event": "Versailles Peace Conference"
},
{
"Date": "1949-01-18",
"Event": "1st US Congressional Standing Committee headed by Negro -W Dawson"
},
{
"Date": "1956-01-18",
"Event": "Tunisian Revolution DayNational Day"
},
{
"Date": "1969-01-18",
"Event": "Soyuz 5 returns to Earth"
},
{
"Date": "1973-01-18",
"Event": "Islanders break 12 game losing streak 20 game road winless streak"
},
{
"Date": "1980-01-18",
"Event": "Barbara Britton dies"
},
{
"Date": "1984-01-18",
"Event": "80th Islander & 3rd dual hat trickCarroll & Bossy 9-1 win"
},
{
"Date": "1985-01-18",
"Event": "US renounces jurisdiction of World Court despite previous agreement"
},
{
"Date": "1986-01-18",
"Event": "24th Space Shuttle Mission - Columbia 7 returns to Earth"
},
{
"Date": "1747-01-19",
"Event": "Johann Bode founder of 'Bode's Law ' dies"
},
{
"Date": "1770-01-19",
"Event": "Battle of Golden HillLower Manhattan"
},
{
"Date": "1839-01-19",
"Event": "Aden conquered by East India Company"
},
{
"Date": "1861-01-19",
"Event": "Georgia becomes 5th state to secede from US"
},
{
"Date": "1903-01-19",
"Event": "1st regular transatlantic radio broadcast between US & England"
},
{
"Date": "1921-01-19",
"Event": "Costa Rica Guatemala Honduras & El Salvador sign Pact of Union"
},
{
"Date": "1955-01-19",
"Event": "Millionaire TV program premiers"
},
{
"Date": "1265-01-20",
"Event": "1st English Parliament called into session by Earl of Leicester"
},
{
"Date": "1783-01-20",
"Event": "End of Revolutionary War"
},
{
"Date": "1866-01-20",
"Event": "Prim's Insurrection in Spain ends"
},
{
"Date": "1872-01-20",
"Event": "Calif Stock Exchange Board organized"
},
{
"Date": "1887-01-20",
"Event": "Pearl Harbor obtained by US from Hawaii for use as a naval base"
},
{
"Date": "1892-01-20",
"Event": "1st basketball game played"
},
{
"Date": "1929-01-20",
"Event": "1st feature talking motion picture taken outdoors 'In Old Arizona'"
},
{
"Date": "1937-01-20",
"Event": "Inauguration day every 4th year"
},
{
"Date": "1953-01-20",
"Event": "1st live coast-to-coast inauguration address"
},
{
"Date": "1964-01-20",
"Event": "Meet The Beatles' album released in US"
},
{
"Date": "1981-01-20",
"Event": "Iran hostages are freed after 444 days"
},
{
"Date": "1981-01-20",
"Event": "Islander Glenn Resch's 25th & last shut-out opponent - Flames 5-0"
},
{
"Date": "1981-01-20",
"Event": "US embassy hostages freed in Tehran"
},
{
"Date": "1793-01-21",
"Event": "King Louis XVI beheaded by French revolutionaries"
},
{
"Date": "1813-01-21",
"Event": "Pineapple introduced to Hawaii"
},
{
"Date": "1892-01-21",
"Event": "John Couch Adams English co-discoverer of Neptune dies"
},
{
"Date": "1954-01-21",
"Event": "1st atomic sub USS Nautilus launched"
},
{
"Date": "1954-01-21",
"Event": "1st gas turbine automobile exhibited - NYC"
},
{
"Date": "1962-01-21",
"Event": "Snow falls in SF"
},
{
"Date": "1967-01-21",
"Event": "Ann Sheridan dies at 51"
},
{
"Date": "1979-01-21",
"Event": "Neptune becomes outermost planetPluto moves closer"
},
{
"Date": "1982-01-21",
"Event": "Islanders start NHL record 15 game win streak15-0-0"
},
{
"Date": "1813-01-22",
"Event": "Americans capture Frenchtown Canada"
},
{
"Date": "1840-01-22",
"Event": "New Zealand settled by British"
},
{
"Date": "1850-01-22",
"Event": "Alta California becomes a daily paper 1st such in Calif"
},
{
"Date": "1905-01-22",
"Event": "Bloody Sunday; Russian demonstrators fired on by tsarist troops"
},
{
"Date": "1939-01-22",
"Event": "Aquatic Park dedicated"
},
{
"Date": "1943-01-22",
"Event": "Battle of Anzio Allies stopped on the beach"
},
{
"Date": "1947-01-22",
"Event": "1st coml TV station west of Mississippi opens Hollywood Ca"
},
{
"Date": "1949-01-22",
"Event": "Chinatown telephone exchange closed"
},
{
"Date": "1968-01-22",
"Event": "Apollo 5 launched to moon Unmanned lunar module tests made"
},
{
"Date": "1973-01-22",
"Event": "Supreme Court approves abortions"
},
{
"Date": "1975-01-22",
"Event": "Lansat 2 an Earth Resources Technology Satellite is launched"
},
{
"Date": "1981-01-22",
"Event": "40th Islander shut-out opponent - 3-0 vs Red Wings-Billy Smith 15th"
},
{
"Date": "1579-01-23",
"Event": "Union of Utrecht signed forming protestant Dutch Republic"
},
{
"Date": "1793-01-23",
"Event": "2nd partition of Poland between Prussia & Russia"
},
{
"Date": "1856-01-23",
"Event": "Steamer Pacific lost"
},
{
"Date": "1909-01-23",
"Event": "1st radio rescue at sea"
},
{
"Date": "1944-01-23",
"Event": "Red Wings beat Rangers 15-0"
},
{
"Date": "1953-01-23",
"Event": "Dallas Texans become Baltimore Coltsnow Indianapolis Colts"
},
{
"Date": "1960-01-23",
"Event": "Piccard & Walsh in bathyscaph reach 10 900 m in Mariana Trench"
},
{
"Date": "1964-01-23",
"Event": "24th Amendment ratified Barred poll tax in federal elections"
},
{
"Date": "1977-01-23",
"Event": "Miniseries Roots premiers"
},
{
"Date": "1983-01-23",
"Event": "A-Team with Mr T premiers"
},
{
"Date": "1556-01-24",
"Event": "Most deadly earthquake kills 830 000 in Shensi Province China"
},
{
"Date": "1639-01-24",
"Event": "Connecticut colony organized under Fundamental Orders"
},
{
"Date": "1764-01-24",
"Event": "Gov Winthrop Telescope is destroyed in a Harvard fire"
},
{
"Date": "1848-01-24",
"Event": "James Marshall finds gold in Sutter's Mill in Coloma Calif"
},
{
"Date": "1861-01-24",
"Event": "Arsenal at Augusta Ga seized by Confederacy"
},
{
"Date": "1899-01-24",
"Event": "Rubber heel patented by Humphrey O'Sullivan"
},
{
"Date": "1935-01-24",
"Event": "Beer 1st sold in cans Richmond Va"
},
{
"Date": "1965-01-24",
"Event": "Sir Winston Churchill died in England"
},
{
"Date": "1981-01-24",
"Event": "Islanders scored 5 power play goals against Nordiques"
},
{
"Date": "1982-01-24",
"Event": "SF 49'ers win their 1st Super Bowl 26-21"
},
{
"Date": "1985-01-24",
"Event": "15th Space Shuttle Mission - Discovery 3 is launched"
},
{
"Date": "1986-01-24",
"Event": "Voyager 2 makes 1st fly-by of Uranus81 593 km finds new moons"
},
{
"Date": "1875-01-25",
"Event": "Anti-slavery society formed in NY"
},
{
"Date": "1915-01-25",
"Event": "Alexander Bell in NY calls Thomas Watson in SF"
},
{
"Date": "1925-01-25",
"Event": "Largest diamond Cullinan3106 carets found in South Africa"
},
{
"Date": "1945-01-25",
"Event": "Topping Webb & MacPhail purchase Yanks for $28 million"
},
{
"Date": "1949-01-25",
"Event": "1st Emmy Awards"
},
{
"Date": "1949-01-25",
"Event": "1st Israeli election"
},
{
"Date": "1959-01-25",
"Event": "1st transcontinental commercial jet flightLA to NY for $301"
},
{
"Date": "1961-01-25",
"Event": "1st live nationally televised Presidential news conferenceJFK"
},
{
"Date": "1961-01-25",
"Event": "Walt Disney's '101 Dalmations' is released"
},
{
"Date": "1964-01-25",
"Event": "Echo 2 US communications satellite launched"
},
{
"Date": "1975-01-25",
"Event": "10th hat trick in Islander history - Denis Potvin's 1st"
},
{
"Date": "1697-01-26",
"Event": "Isaac Newton receives Jean Bernoulli's 6 month time limit - solves problem before going to bed that same night"
},
{
"Date": "1788-01-26",
"Event": "1st settlement established by English in AustraliaSydney"
},
{
"Date": "1837-01-26",
"Event": "Mich admitted as 26th US state"
},
{
"Date": "1841-01-26",
"Event": "Hong Kong was proclaimed a sovereign territory of Britain"
},
{
"Date": "1861-01-26",
"Event": "La becomes 6th state to secede from US"
},
{
"Date": "1871-01-26",
"Event": "American income tax repealed"
},
{
"Date": "1885-01-26",
"Event": "Gen Gordon & troops slain by Sudanese in Khartoum"
},
{
"Date": "1905-01-26",
"Event": "World's largest diamond found Cullinan diamond"
},
{
"Date": "1946-01-26",
"Event": "Indian Republic Day"
},
{
"Date": "1950-01-26",
"Event": "India becomes a republic ceaseing to be a British dominion"
},
{
"Date": "1954-01-26",
"Event": "Ground breaking begins on Disneyland"
},
{
"Date": "1961-01-26",
"Event": "1st woman `personal physician to President' - JG Travell"
},
{
"Date": "1976-01-26",
"Event": "Israel opens 'Good Fence' to Lebanon"
},
{
"Date": "1979-01-26",
"Event": "Nelson Rockefeller former VP & 4 time governor of NY died"
},
{
"Date": "1980-01-26",
"Event": "Islanders & Whalers had a penality free game"
},
{
"Date": "1982-01-26",
"Event": "Islanders score 4 goals within 1:38 5 within 2:37 vs Penguins"
},
{
"Date": "1984-01-26",
"Event": "Nordiques' Michel Goulet scored on 9th penalty shot against Islanders"
},
{
"Date": "1986-01-26",
"Event": "Chicago Bears defeat Patriots 46-10 in Super Bowl 20"
},
{
"Date": "1736-01-27",
"Event": "Abdication of Stanislas King of Poland"
},
{
"Date": "1880-01-27",
"Event": "Thomas Edison granted patent for an electric incandescent lamp"
},
{
"Date": "1888-01-27",
"Event": "National Geographic Society founded in Washington DC"
},
{
"Date": "1894-01-27",
"Event": "Midwinter Fair opens in Golden Gate Park"
},
{
"Date": "1915-01-27",
"Event": "US Marines occupy Haiti"
},
{
"Date": "1926-01-27",
"Event": "1st public TV demonstration"
},
{
"Date": "1948-01-27",
"Event": "1st locomotive to carry 1 000 000 pounds operated"
},
{
"Date": "1948-01-27",
"Event": "1st Tape Recorder is sold"
},
{
"Date": "1964-01-27",
"Event": "Introducing the Beatles' album released in US"
},
{
"Date": "1964-01-27",
"Event": "Sen Margaret Chase Smith of Maine tried for Republican Pres bid"
},
{
"Date": "1965-01-27",
"Event": "Groundbreaking for 'Dragon Gateway' at Grant Avenue"
},
{
"Date": "1967-01-27",
"Event": "Apollo 1 fire kills astronauts Grissom White & Chaffee"
},
{
"Date": "1967-01-27",
"Event": "Treaty banning military use of nuclear weapons in space is signed"
},
{
"Date": "1971-01-27",
"Event": "Montgomery St Station last link in BART 'holed thru'"
},
{
"Date": "1973-01-27",
"Event": "US & Vietnam sign cease-fire ending longest US war & milt draft"
},
{
"Date": "1977-01-27",
"Event": "Pres Carter pardons most Vietnam War draft evaders10 000"
},
{
"Date": "1979-01-27",
"Event": "Islanders ends 23 undefeated games at home streak15-0-8"
},
{
"Date": "1985-01-27",
"Event": "Fifteenth Space Shuttle Mission - Discovery 3 returns to Earth"
},
{
"Date": "1613-01-28",
"Event": "Galileo may have unknowingly viewed undiscovered planet Neptune"
},
{
"Date": "1687-01-28",
"Event": "Johannes Hevelius dies"
},
{
"Date": "1807-01-28",
"Event": "London's Pall Mall is 1st st lit by gaslight"
},
{
"Date": "1821-01-28",
"Event": "Bellingshausen discovers Alexander Island off Antarctica"
},
{
"Date": "1860-01-28",
"Event": "Britain formally returns Mosquito Coast to Nicaragua"
},
{
"Date": "1871-01-28",
"Event": "Paris surrenders to Germans"
},
{
"Date": "1878-01-28",
"Event": "1st telephone exchange New Haven Connecticut George W Coy hired as 1st full-time telephone operator"
},
{
"Date": "1878-01-28",
"Event": "Yale Daily News published - 1st college daily newspaper"
},
{
"Date": "1909-01-28",
"Event": "US milt forces leave Cuba for 2nd time"
},
{
"Date": "1915-01-28",
"Event": "US Coast Guard established"
},
{
"Date": "1932-01-28",
"Event": "1st US state unemployment insurance act enacted - Wisconsin"
},
{
"Date": "1938-01-28",
"Event": "1st Ski Tow starts runningin Vermont"
},
{
"Date": "1953-01-28",
"Event": "J Fred Muggsthe chimp joins Today show"
},
{
"Date": "1956-01-28",
"Event": "Elvis Presley's 1st TV appearanceDorsey Bros Stage Show"
},
{
"Date": "1958-01-28",
"Event": "Construction began on 1st private thorium-uranium nuclear reactor"
},
{
"Date": "1960-01-28",
"Event": "1st photograph bounced off moon Washington DC"
},
{
"Date": "1978-01-28",
"Event": "Ranger's Don Murdoch failed on 4th penalty shot against Islanders"
},
{
"Date": "1986-01-28",
"Event": "25th Space Shuttle - Challenger 10 explodes 73 sec after liftoff"
},
{
"Date": "1788-01-29",
"Event": "Australia Day"
},
{
"Date": "1861-01-29",
"Event": "Kansas becomes 34th state"
},
{
"Date": "1900-01-29",
"Event": "Americanbaseball League formed with 8 teams"
},
{
"Date": "1904-01-29",
"Event": "1st athletic letters given: to Univ of Chicago football team"
},
{
"Date": "1919-01-29",
"Event": "Prohibition goes into effect18th amendment"
},
{
"Date": "1920-01-29",
"Event": "Walt Disney starts 1st job as an artist $40 week with KC Slide Co"
},
{
"Date": "1922-01-29",
"Event": "Union of Costa Rica Guatemala Honduras & El Salvador dissolved"
},
{
"Date": "1936-01-29",
"Event": "1st players elected to Baseball Hall of Fame"
},
{
"Date": "1955-01-29",
"Event": "William Cox buys Yankee Stadium"
},
{
"Date": "1958-01-29",
"Event": "Charles Starkweather captured by police in Wyoming"
},
{
"Date": "1959-01-29",
"Event": "Walt Disney's 'Sleeping Beauty' is released"
},
{
"Date": "1984-01-29",
"Event": "41-BSTS-11 Challenger launched"
},
{
"Date": "1986-01-29",
"Event": "193.8 million shares traded in NY Stock Exchange"
},
{
"Date": "1487-01-30",
"Event": "Bell chimes invented"
},
{
"Date": "1649-01-30",
"Event": "King Charles I of Great Britain executed by Parliament"
},
{
"Date": "1774-01-30",
"Event": "Capt Cook reaches 71ø 10' S 1820 km from S polerecord"
},
{
"Date": "1847-01-30",
"Event": "Yerba Buena renamed SF"
},
{
"Date": "1854-01-30",
"Event": "1st election in Washington Territory; 1 682 votes cast"
},
{
"Date": "1862-01-30",
"Event": "US Navy's 1st ironclad warship 'Monitor' launched"
},
{
"Date": "1889-01-30",
"Event": "John Herschel uses camera obscura to photograph 48-inch telescope"
},
{
"Date": "1894-01-30",
"Event": "US flag fired on in Rio; prompt satisfaction exacted by Adm Benham"
},
{
"Date": "1917-01-30",
"Event": "1st jazz record in US cut"
},
{
"Date": "1922-01-30",
"Event": "World Law Day"
},
{
"Date": "1933-01-30",
"Event": "Adolf Hitler named German Chancellor"
},
{
"Date": "1948-01-30",
"Event": "Mahatma Gandhi assassinated in New Delhi"
},
{
"Date": "1958-01-30",
"Event": "1st 2-way moving sidewalk in service Dallas Texas"
},
{
"Date": "1969-01-30",
"Event": "US/Canada ISIS 1 launched to study ionosphere"
},
{
"Date": "1849-01-31",
"Event": "Corn Laws abolished in Britain"
},
{
"Date": "1851-01-31",
"Event": "SF Orphan's Asylum 1st in Calif founded"
},
{
"Date": "1862-01-31",
"Event": "Telescope maker Alvin Clark discovers dwarf companion of Sirius"
},
{
"Date": "1871-01-31",
"Event": "Birds fly over SF in such large numbers they actually darken sky"
},
{
"Date": "1911-01-31",
"Event": "Congress names SF as Panama Canal opening celebration site"
},
{
"Date": "1945-01-31",
"Event": "Eddie Slovik 1st American executed for desertion since Civil War"
},
{
"Date": "1950-01-31",
"Event": "Pres Truman authorized production of H-Bomb"
},
{
"Date": "1958-01-31",
"Event": "1st US satellite launched Explorer I from Cape Canaveral"
},
{
"Date": "1958-01-31",
"Event": "James van Allen discovers radiation belt"
},
{
"Date": "1958-01-31",
"Event": "US launches 1st artificial satellite Explorer 1"
},
{
"Date": "1961-01-31",
"Event": "Ham is 1st primate in space158 miles aboard Mercury/Redstone 2"
},
{
"Date": "1966-01-31",
"Event": "Luna 9 launched for moon"
},
{
"Date": "1968-01-31",
"Event": "Nauru gains independence from Australia"
},
{
"Date": "1968-01-31",
"Event": "Record high barometric pressure1083.8 mb 32' at Agata USSR"
},
{
"Date": "1971-01-31",
"Event": "Apollo 14 launched 1st landing in lunar highlands"
},
{
"Date": "1709-02-01",
"Event": "Alexander Selkirkaka Robinson Crusoe rescued from Juan Fernandez"
},
{
"Date": "1783-02-01",
"Event": "William Herschel announces star Lambda Herculis as apex"
},
{
"Date": "1790-02-01",
"Event": "US Supreme Court convened for 1st timeNYC"
},
{
"Date": "1865-02-01",
"Event": "13th amendment approvedNational Freedom Day"
},
{
"Date": "1865-02-01",
"Event": "Sherman's march through SC"
},
{
"Date": "1867-02-01",
"Event": "Bricklayers start working 8-hour days"
},
{
"Date": "1920-02-01",
"Event": "1st armored car introduced"
},
{
"Date": "1951-02-01",
"Event": "1st telecast of atomic explosion"
},
{
"Date": "1951-02-01",
"Event": "1st X-ray moving picture process demonstrated"
},
{
"Date": "1957-02-01",
"Event": "1st Negro pilot on scheduled passenger airline - PH Young"
},
{
"Date": "1958-02-01",
"Event": "Egypt & Syria join to form United Arab Republic"
},
{
"Date": "1960-02-01",
"Event": "4 students stage 1st civil rights sit-in - at Greensboro Woolworth's"
},
{
"Date": "1966-02-01",
"Event": "Nicholas Piantanida sets unofficial world altitude record for manned balloon flight123 -800 ft or 37 -700 m - but dies in descent"
},
{
"Date": "1972-02-01",
"Event": "1st scientific hand-held calculatorHP-35 introduced"
},
{
"Date": "1975-02-01",
"Event": "Lorne Henning scored in 3rd Islander penalty shot"
},
{
"Date": "1976-02-01",
"Event": "Sonny & Cher resumes on TV despite real life divorce"
},
{
"Date": "1982-02-01",
"Event": "Senegal & Gambia form loose confederationSenegambia"
},
{
"Date": "1753-02-02",
"Event": "Candlemas"
},
{
"Date": "1848-02-02",
"Event": "1st shipload of Chinese arrive in SF Mexico sells US; Texas - California - New Mexico & Az for $15 million"
},
{
"Date": "1876-02-02",
"Event": "National Baseball League formed with 8 teams"
},
{
"Date": "1880-02-02",
"Event": "SS Strathleven arrives in London with 1st Australian frozen mutton"
},
{
"Date": "1894-02-02",
"Event": "US warship Kearsarge wrecked on Roncador Reef"
},
{
"Date": "1935-02-02",
"Event": "Lie detector 1st used in court - Portage Wi"
},
{
"Date": "1962-02-02",
"Event": "8 of the 9 planets aligned for 1st time in 400 years"
},
{
"Date": "1981-02-02",
"Event": "Late Night with David Letterman premiers"
},
{
"Date": "1809-02-03",
"Event": "Territory of Illinois organized"
},
{
"Date": "1864-02-03",
"Event": "Sherman's march through Mississippi"
},
{
"Date": "1869-02-03",
"Event": "Booth theater at 23rd & 6th opens in NYCRomeo & Juliet"
},
{
"Date": "1918-02-03",
"Event": "Twin Peaks Tunnel longest11 -920 ft streetcar tunnel begins service"
},
{
"Date": "1945-02-03",
"Event": "Walt Disney's 'The Three Caballeros' released"
},
{
"Date": "1945-02-03",
"Event": "Yalta Conference agreed that Russia would enter WWII against Japan"
},
{
"Date": "1964-02-03",
"Event": "Meet the Beatles goes Gold"
},
{
"Date": "1966-02-03",
"Event": "Soviet Luna 9 1st spacecraft to soft-land on moon"
},
{
"Date": "1984-02-03",
"Event": "10th Space Shuttle Mission - Challenger 4 is launched"
},
{
"Date": "1600-02-04",
"Event": "Tycho Brahe & Johannes Kepler meet for 1st time outside of Prague"
},
{
"Date": "1847-02-04",
"Event": "1st US Telegraph Company established in Maryland"
},
{
"Date": "1865-02-04",
"Event": "Hawaiian Board of Education is formed"
},
{
"Date": "1887-02-04",
"Event": "Interstate Commerce Act authorizes federal regulation of railroads"
},
{
"Date": "1899-02-04",
"Event": "Revolt against US occupation of Philippines"
},
{
"Date": "1932-02-04",
"Event": "1st Winter Olympics held at Lake Placid - NY"
},
{
"Date": "1936-02-04",
"Event": "1st radioactive substance produced synthetically - radium E"
},
{
"Date": "1945-02-04",
"Event": "Roosevelt - Stalin & Churchill meet in Yalta - USSR"
},
{
"Date": "1948-02-04",
"Event": "Ceylonnow Sri Lanka gains independence from BritainNat'l Day"
},
{
"Date": "1957-02-04",
"Event": "1st electric portable typewriter placed on sale - Syracuse NY"
},
{
"Date": "1964-02-04",
"Event": "Amendment 24 banning poll tax"
},
{
"Date": "1973-02-04",
"Event": "Islanders & Sabres had a penality free game"
},
{
"Date": "1973-02-04",
"Event": "Reshef - Israel's missile boat - is unveiled"
},
{
"Date": "1974-02-04",
"Event": "Patricia Hearst kidnapped by Symbionese Liberation Army"
},
{
"Date": "1984-02-04",
"Event": "Backstage Magic' opens at CommuniCore"
},
{
"Date": "1985-02-04",
"Event": "20 countriesnot US sign UN treaty outlawing torture"
},
{
"Date": "1663-02-05",
"Event": "Earthquake in Canada"
},
{
"Date": "1887-02-05",
"Event": "Snow falls on SF"
},
{
"Date": "1917-02-05",
"Event": "Present Mexican constitution adopted"
},
{
"Date": "1921-02-05",
"Event": "Yankees purchase 20 acres in the Bronx for Yankee Stadium"
},
{
"Date": "1937-02-05",
"Event": "FDR proposes enlarging Supreme Court - plan failed 'court packing'"
},
{
"Date": "1953-02-05",
"Event": "Walt Disney's 'Peter Pan' released"
},
{
"Date": "1963-02-05",
"Event": "Maarten Schmidt discovers enormous red shifts in quasars"
},
{
"Date": "1971-02-05",
"Event": "US Apollo 14 - 3rd manned expedition to moon - lands near Fra Mauro"
},
{
"Date": "1974-02-05",
"Event": "US Mariner 10 returns 1st close-up photos of Venus's cloud structure"
},
{
"Date": "1979-02-05",
"Event": "According to Census Bureau - US population reaches 200 million"
},
{
"Date": "1693-02-06",
"Event": "College of William & Mary chartered in Williamsburg - Va"
},
{
"Date": "1788-02-06",
"Event": "Mass becomes 6th state to ratify constitution"
},
{
"Date": "1840-02-06",
"Event": "Waitangi Day; treaty signed between European & Natives of N Zealand"
},
{
"Date": "1900-02-06",
"Event": "Spanish-American War ends"
},
{
"Date": "1919-02-06",
"Event": "1st day of 5-day Seattle general strike"
},
{
"Date": "1922-02-06",
"Event": "US - UK - France - Italy & Japan sign Washington naval arms limitation"
},
{
"Date": "1933-02-06",
"Event": "20th amendment changes date of presidential inaugurations"
},
{
"Date": "1952-02-06",
"Event": "Elizabeth II becomes queen of Great Britain"
},
{
"Date": "1959-02-06",
"Event": "Fidel Castro is interviewed by Edward R Murrow"
},
{
"Date": "1968-02-06",
"Event": "Former President Dwight Eisenhower shot a hole in one"
},
{
"Date": "1974-02-06",
"Event": "3rd time Rangers shut-out Islanders 6-0"
},
{
"Date": "1977-02-06",
"Event": "4th time Rangers shut-out Islanders 4-0"
},
{
"Date": "1882-02-07",
"Event": "Last bare knuckle champion John L Sullivan KOs Paddy Ryan in Miss"
},
{
"Date": "1889-02-07",
"Event": "Astronomical Society of Pacific holds 1st meeting in SF"
},
{
"Date": "1905-02-07",
"Event": "Dominican Rep. signs treaty turning over customs collection to U.S"
},
{
"Date": "1914-02-07",
"Event": "Steel work completed on ExpositionCivic Auditorium"
},
{
"Date": "1940-02-07",
"Event": "Walt Disney's 'Pinocchio' released"
},
{
"Date": "1965-02-07",
"Event": "US begins regular bombing & strafing of N Vietnam"
},
{
"Date": "1973-02-07",
"Event": "1st time Rangers shut-out Islanders 6-0"
},
{
"Date": "1974-02-07",
"Event": "Grenada gains independence from BritainNational Day"
},
{
"Date": "1976-02-07",
"Event": "World's largest telescope600 cm begins operation in USSR"
},
{
"Date": "1977-02-07",
"Event": "Soyuz 24 launched"
},
{
"Date": "1984-02-07",
"Event": "Bruce McCandless makes 1st untethered space walk"
},
{
"Date": "1986-02-07",
"Event": "Haitians overthrow dictator - 'Baby Doc' Duvalier"
},
{
"Date": "1587-02-08",
"Event": "Mary - Queen of Scots beheaded"
},
{
"Date": "1672-02-08",
"Event": "Isaac Newton reads 1st optics paper before Royal Society in London"
},
{
"Date": "1693-02-08",
"Event": "Charter granted for College of William & Mary - 2nd college in US"
},
{
"Date": "1861-02-08",
"Event": "Confederate States of America organized in Montgomery - Ala"
},
{
"Date": "1883-02-08",
"Event": "Louis Waterman begins experiments that invent the fountain pen"
},
{
"Date": "1910-02-08",
"Event": "Boy Scouts of America founded"
},
{
"Date": "1911-02-08",
"Event": "US helps to overthrow Miguel D vila - president of Honduras"
},
{
"Date": "1922-02-08",
"Event": "Radio arrives in the White House"
},
{
"Date": "1926-02-08",
"Event": "Walt Disney Studios formed"
},
{
"Date": "1957-02-08",
"Event": "SF Public Library's bookmobile initiated in front of City Hall"
},
{
"Date": "1969-02-08",
"Event": "Meteorite weighing over one ton is recovered in Chihuahua - Mexico"
},
{
"Date": "1974-02-08",
"Event": "Skylab 4's astronauts land"
},
{
"Date": "1975-02-08",
"Event": "Caps only got one shot in a period against the Islanders"
},
{
"Date": "1977-02-08",
"Event": "Earthquake in SF - at 5.0 - strongest since 1966"
},
{
"Date": "1984-02-08",
"Event": "Soyuz T-10 is launched"
},
{
"Date": "1811-02-09",
"Event": "Nevill Maskelyne - 5th Astronomer Royal of England dies"
},
{
"Date": "1877-02-09",
"Event": "US Weather Service is founded"
},
{
"Date": "1885-02-09",
"Event": "1st Japanese arrive in Hawaii"
},
{
"Date": "1891-02-09",
"Event": "1st shipment of asparagus arrives in SF from Sacramento"
},
{
"Date": "1893-02-09",
"Event": "Canal builder De Lesseps & others sentenced to prision for fraud."
},
{
"Date": "1922-02-09",
"Event": "Snow on Mauna Loa"
},
{
"Date": "1943-02-09",
"Event": "Japanese evacuated Guadalcanal - ending epic battle"
},
{
"Date": "1953-02-09",
"Event": "Superman TV series premiers"
},
{
"Date": "1964-02-09",
"Event": "1st appearance of the Beatles on Ed Sullivan"
},
{
"Date": "1969-02-09",
"Event": "Boeing 747 makes its 1st coml flight"
},
{
"Date": "1971-02-09",
"Event": "Apollo 14 returns to Earth"
},
{
"Date": "1975-02-09",
"Event": "Soyuz 17 returns to Earth"
},
{
"Date": "1986-02-09",
"Event": "Halley's Comet reaches perihelionclosest approach to sun"
},
{
"Date": "1720-02-10",
"Event": "Edmund Halley is appointed 2nd Astronomer Royal of England"
},
{
"Date": "1763-02-10",
"Event": "Treaty of Paris ends French & Indian War"
},
{
"Date": "1840-02-10",
"Event": "Queen Victoria marries Prince Albert"
},
{
"Date": "1870-02-10",
"Event": "City of Anaheim incorporated1st time"
},
{
"Date": "1879-02-10",
"Event": "1st electric arc light usedin California Theater"
},
{
"Date": "1942-02-10",
"Event": "Glenn Miller's Chattanooga Choo Choo goes gold"
},
{
"Date": "1967-02-10",
"Event": "25th AmendmentPresidential Disability & Succession in effect"
},
{
"Date": "1973-02-10",
"Event": "2nd time Rangers shut-out Islanders 6-0"
},
{
"Date": "0660-02-11",
"Event": "Traditional founding of Japan by Emperor Jimmu Tenno"
},
{
"Date": "1575-02-11",
"Event": "King Frederick of Denmark offers island of Hveen to Tycho Brahe"
},
{
"Date": "1650-02-11",
"Event": "Rene Descartes - 'I think therefore I am' - dies"
},
{
"Date": "1854-02-11",
"Event": "Major streets lit by coal gas for 1st time"
},
{
"Date": "1868-02-11",
"Event": "Leon Foucault discovers 1st physical proof of earth's rotation - dies"
},
{
"Date": "1929-02-11",
"Event": "Vatican Cityworld's Smallest Country is made an enclave of Rome"
},
{
"Date": "1936-02-11",
"Event": "Pumping begins to build Treasure Island"
},
{
"Date": "1937-02-11",
"Event": "44-day sit-down strike at General Motors in Flint - Mich. ends"
},
{
"Date": "1958-02-11",
"Event": "1st flight with Negro stewardess - RC Taylor - Ithaca NY"
},
{
"Date": "1960-02-11",
"Event": "Jack Paar walks off his show"
},
{
"Date": "1968-02-11",
"Event": "Madison Square Garden III closes MSG IV opens"
},
{
"Date": "1970-02-11",
"Event": "Japan becomes 4th nation to put a satelliteOsumi in orbit"
},
{
"Date": "1978-02-11",
"Event": "25th hat trick in Islander history - Denis Potvin"
},
{
"Date": "1984-02-11",
"Event": "Tenth Space Shuttle Mission - Challenger 4 returns to Earth"
},
{
"Date": "1541-02-12",
"Event": "Santiago - Chile founded"
},
{
"Date": "1733-02-12",
"Event": "Georgia founded by James Oglethorpe"
},
{
"Date": "1908-02-12",
"Event": "Anna Jeanes bequests $1 -000 -000 to Swarthmore to become all girl"
},
{
"Date": "1915-02-12",
"Event": "Cornerstone laid for Lincoln Memorial in Washington - DC"
},
{
"Date": "1924-02-12",
"Event": "Rhapsody In Blue' premiers in Carnegie Hall"
},
{
"Date": "1934-02-12",
"Event": "Export-Import Bank incorporated"
},
{
"Date": "1945-02-12",
"Event": "SF selected for site of UN Conference"
},
{
"Date": "1947-02-12",
"Event": "A daytime fireball & meteorite fall is seen in eastern Siberia"
},
{
"Date": "1955-02-12",
"Event": "Pres Eisenhower sends 1st US advisors to S Vietnam"
},
{
"Date": "1961-02-12",
"Event": "USSR launches Venera 1 toward Venus"
},
{
"Date": "1980-02-12",
"Event": "2nd Islander scoreless tie - Jets at Nassau"
},
{
"Date": "1678-02-13",
"Event": "Tycho Brahe 1st sketches 'Tychonic system' idea of solar system"
},
{
"Date": "1741-02-13",
"Event": "1st magazine published in AmericaThe American Magazine"
},
{
"Date": "1867-02-13",
"Event": "Blue Danube' waltz premiers in Vienna"
},
{
"Date": "1937-02-13",
"Event": "Prince Valiant comic strip appears; known for historical detail"
},
{
"Date": "1937-02-13",
"Event": "Los Angeles Rams formedthen in Cleveland"
},
{
"Date": "1945-02-13",
"Event": "Fire-bombing of Dresden begins; c. 50 -000 killed"
},
{
"Date": "1955-02-13",
"Event": "Israel acquires 4 of the 7 dead sea scrolls"
},
{
"Date": "1960-02-13",
"Event": "France explodes its 1st atomic bomb - in Algerian desert"
},
{
"Date": "1982-02-13",
"Event": "Islander's Bryan Trottier scores five goals against the Flyers"
},
{
"Date": "1753-02-14",
"Event": "Valentine's Day"
},
{
"Date": "1859-02-14",
"Event": "Oregon admitted as 33rd State"
},
{
"Date": "1876-02-14",
"Event": "Alexander Graham Bell files application for patent on the telephone"
},
{
"Date": "1912-02-14",
"Event": "Arizona becomes 48th state"
},
{
"Date": "1918-02-14",
"Event": "USSR adopts New StyleGregorian calendar"
},
{
"Date": "1921-02-14",
"Event": "Skeezix of 'Gasoline Alley' discovered on Wallet's doorstep"
},
{
"Date": "1929-02-14",
"Event": "St Valentine's Day Massacre in Chicago - 7 gangsters killed"
},
{
"Date": "1950-02-14",
"Event": "Karl Jansky - discoverer of cosmic radio sources - dies"
},
{
"Date": "1954-02-14",
"Event": "Sen John Kennedy appears on Meet the Press"
},
{
"Date": "1961-02-14",
"Event": "Element 103 - lawrencium - 1st produced in Berkeley California"
},
{
"Date": "1962-02-14",
"Event": "Mrs Kennedy gives TV audience a tour of the White House"
},
{
"Date": "1972-02-14",
"Event": "John & Yoko guest host Mike Douglas Show for the entire week"
},
{
"Date": "1972-02-14",
"Event": "USSR launches Luna 20; unmanned probe soft-lands on moon - returns"
},
{
"Date": "1980-02-14",
"Event": "US launches Solar Maximum Mission Observatory to study solar flares"
},
{
"Date": "1583-02-15",
"Event": "Lupercalia"
},
{
"Date": "1764-02-15",
"Event": "St. Louis founded"
},
{
"Date": "1845-02-15",
"Event": "William Parsons - the Earl of Rosse - 1st uses 72-inch reflector"
},
{
"Date": "1861-02-15",
"Event": "Ft Point completed & garrisonedbut has never fired cannon in anger"
},
{
"Date": "1876-02-15",
"Event": "Historic Elm at Boston blown down"
},
{
"Date": "1898-02-15",
"Event": "USS Maine sinks in Havana harbor - cause unknown"
},
{
"Date": "1917-02-15",
"Event": "SF Public LibraryMain Branch at Civic center dedicated"
},
{
"Date": "1933-02-15",
"Event": "Pres-elect Franklin Roosevelt survives assassination attempt"
},
{
"Date": "1950-02-15",
"Event": "Walt Disney's 'Cinderella' released"
},
{
"Date": "1954-02-15",
"Event": "1st bevatron in operation - Berkeley - California"
},
{
"Date": "1955-02-15",
"Event": "Production announced-1st pilot plant to produce man-made diamonds"
},
{
"Date": "1972-02-15",
"Event": "Bill Torrey becomes 1st Islander General Manager"
},
{
"Date": "1600-02-16",
"Event": "Giordano Bruno - advocate of Copernican theory & plurality of worlds - is burned at the stake by the Inquisition in Rome"
},
{
"Date": "1862-02-16",
"Event": "Ft. Donelson captured by Gen. Grant"
},
{
"Date": "1883-02-16",
"Event": "Ladies Home Journal begins publication"
},
{
"Date": "1914-02-16",
"Event": "1st airplane flight to LA from SF"
},
{
"Date": "1918-02-16",
"Event": "Lithuania declares independence from Germany"
},
{
"Date": "1923-02-16",
"Event": "Howard Carter finds the Pharoah Tutankhamun"
},
{
"Date": "1937-02-16",
"Event": "Nylon patented - WH Carothers"
},
{
"Date": "1938-02-16",
"Event": "US Federal Crop Insurance program authorized"
},
{
"Date": "1945-02-16",
"Event": "US forces land on Corregidor - complete conquest on March 3"
},
{
"Date": "1946-02-16",
"Event": "1st commercially designed helicopter tested - Bridgeport Ct"
},
{
"Date": "1951-02-16",
"Event": "SF City Hall dome fire"
},
{
"Date": "1961-02-16",
"Event": "1st all solid propellant rocket put in orbit-Wallops Island - Va"
},
{
"Date": "1964-02-16",
"Event": "Beatles second appearance on Ed Sullivan"
},
{
"Date": "1600-02-17",
"Event": "Giordano Bruno burned in Rome as a heretic"
},
{
"Date": "1854-02-17",
"Event": "British recognize independence of Orange Free StateSouth Africa"
},
{
"Date": "1870-02-17",
"Event": "Mississippi readmitted to U.S. after Civil War"
},
{
"Date": "1876-02-17",
"Event": "Sardines were 1st canned - in Eastport - Maine"
},
{
"Date": "1878-02-17",
"Event": "1st telephone exchange in SF opens with 18 phones"
},
{
"Date": "1908-02-17",
"Event": "Geronimo - Apache hero - diesbirth date unknown"
},
{
"Date": "1753-03-01",
"Event": "St. David's Day"
},
{
"Date": "1781-03-01",
"Event": "Continental Congress adopts Articles of Confederation"
},
{
"Date": "1790-03-01",
"Event": "1st US census began"
},
{
"Date": "1803-03-01",
"Event": "Ohio becomes 17th state"
},
{
"Date": "1859-03-01",
"Event": "Present seal of SF adoptedits 2nd"
},
{
"Date": "1864-03-01",
"Event": "Louis Ducos du Hauron patents movie machinenever built"
},
{
"Date": "1864-03-01",
"Event": "Rebecca Lee becomes 1st black woman MD in US"
},
{
"Date": "1867-03-01",
"Event": "Nebraska becomes 37th state"
},
{
"Date": "1872-03-01",
"Event": "Yellowstone becomes world's 1st national park"
},
{
"Date": "1879-03-01",
"Event": "Library of Hawaii founded"
},
{
"Date": "1919-03-01",
"Event": "Korean independence Demonstrations from Japan begin"
},
{
"Date": "1927-03-01",
"Event": "Bank of Italy becomes a Natl Bank"
},
{
"Date": "1932-03-01",
"Event": "Charles Lindbergh Jr. kidnapped in NJ; found dead May 12"
},
{
"Date": "1937-03-01",
"Event": "1st permanent automobile license plates issuedCt"
},
{
"Date": "1947-03-01",
"Event": "Intl Monetary Fund began operations"
},
{
"Date": "1951-03-01",
"Event": "22nd amendment limits president to 2 terms"
},
{
"Date": "1961-03-01",
"Event": "Pres Kennedy establishes Peace Corps"
},
{
"Date": "1966-03-01",
"Event": "Venera 3 becomes 1st manmade object to impact on a planetVenus"
},
{
"Date": "1969-03-01",
"Event": "Mickey Mantle announces retirement"
},
{
"Date": "1970-03-01",
"Event": "End of coml whale hunting in the US"
},
{
"Date": "1970-03-01",
"Event": "White govt of Rhodesia declares ind from Britain"
},
{
"Date": "1982-03-01",
"Event": "Soviet Venus 13 soft lands on Venus"
},
{
"Date": "1807-03-02",
"Event": "US slave importation forbidden"
},
{
"Date": "1819-03-02",
"Event": "Ark territory organized"
},
{
"Date": "1836-03-02",
"Event": "Tx declares independence from Mexico"
},
{
"Date": "1840-03-02",
"Event": "Heinrich Olbers - discoverer of comets & asteroids - dies"
},
{
"Date": "1853-03-02",
"Event": "Washington territory organized"
},
{
"Date": "1861-03-02",
"Event": "Congress creates Dakota & Nevada territories"
},
{
"Date": "1867-03-02",
"Event": "Congress abolishes peonage in NM"
},
{
"Date": "1901-03-02",
"Event": "Hawaii's 1st telegraph co opens"
},
{
"Date": "1917-03-02",
"Event": "Puerto Rico territory created - US citizenship granted"
},
{
"Date": "1923-03-02",
"Event": "Time mag 1st published"
},
{
"Date": "1929-03-02",
"Event": "Congress creates Court of Customs & Patent Appeals"
},
{
"Date": "1949-03-02",
"Event": "1st automatic st lightNew Milford - Ct"
},
{
"Date": "1949-03-02",
"Event": "1st non-stop - round-the-world airplane flight completed"
},
{
"Date": "1958-03-02",
"Event": "1st surface crossing of the Antarctic continent is completed"
},
{
"Date": "1962-03-02",
"Event": "Wilt Chamberlain scores incredible 100 pts in an NBA game"
},
{
"Date": "1970-03-02",
"Event": "American Airlines 1st flight of Boeing 747"
},
{
"Date": "1972-03-02",
"Event": "Pioneer 10 launched for Jupiter flyby"
},
{
"Date": "1974-03-02",
"Event": "1st class postage raised to 10› from 8›"
},
{
"Date": "1976-03-02",
"Event": "Walt Disney World's 50-millionth guest"
},
{
"Date": "1978-03-02",
"Event": "Soyuz 28 carries 2 cosmonauts1 Czechoslovakian to Salyut 6"
},
{
"Date": "1980-03-02",
"Event": "3rd Islander scoreless tie - Penguins in Pitts"
},
{
"Date": "1982-03-02",
"Event": "60th hat trick in Islander history - Bryan Trottier"
},
{
"Date": "1703-03-03",
"Event": "Robert Hooke - scientific genius - dies in London"
},
{
"Date": "1791-03-03",
"Event": "US Mint established"
},
{
"Date": "1812-03-03",
"Event": "Congress passes 1st foreign aid bill"
},
{
"Date": "1817-03-03",
"Event": "Alabama territory organized"
},
{
"Date": "1820-03-03",
"Event": "Missouri compromise passes"
},
{
"Date": "1845-03-03",
"Event": "Florida becomes 27th state"
},
{
"Date": "1849-03-03",
"Event": "Gold Coinage Act passed"
},
{
"Date": "1849-03-03",
"Event": "Minn Territory organized"
},
{
"Date": "1851-03-03",
"Event": "Congress authorizes smallest US silver coin3› piece"
},
{
"Date": "1861-03-03",
"Event": "Russian Tsar Alexander II abolishes serfdom"
},
{
"Date": "1863-03-03",
"Event": "Abraham Lincoln approves charter for National Academy of Sciences"
},
{
"Date": "1875-03-03",
"Event": "Congress authorizes 20› coin lasts only 3 years"
},
{
"Date": "1878-03-03",
"Event": "Bulgaria liberated from Turkey"
},
{
"Date": "1885-03-03",
"Event": "A T & T incorporated"
},
{
"Date": "1918-03-03",
"Event": "Russia signs Treaty of Brest-Litovsk - withdraws from WW I"
},
{
"Date": "1923-03-03",
"Event": "Time mag's 1st issue"
},
{
"Date": "1931-03-03",
"Event": "Star Spangled Banner officially became US national anthem"
},
{
"Date": "1943-03-03",
"Event": "US wins Battle of Bismark Sea over Japan"
},
{
"Date": "1945-03-03",
"Event": "US & Philippine forces recapturedsCorregidor"
},
{
"Date": "1956-03-03",
"Event": "Morocco gains independence from FranceNational Day"
},
{
"Date": "1969-03-03",
"Event": "Apollo 9 launched"
},
{
"Date": "1972-03-03",
"Event": "Pioneer 10 launched thru asteroid belt & Jupiter"
},
{
"Date": "1974-03-03",
"Event": "Despite Billy Harris' hat trick Islanders lose 3-4 Making Islander record when scoring a hat trick - 5-1-0"
},
{
"Date": "1977-03-03",
"Event": "Islanders allow Red Wings only 11 shots on goal"
},
{
"Date": "1981-03-03",
"Event": "Isle's Mike Bossy 9th & final hat trick of season - 4 goals"
},
{
"Date": "1984-03-03",
"Event": "Isles score 11 goals-Lafontaine's 1st hat trick-Maple Leafs"
},
{
"Date": "1985-03-03",
"Event": "Moonlighting premiers"
},
{
"Date": "1675-03-04",
"Event": "John Flamsteed appointed 1st Astronomer Royal of GB"
},
{
"Date": "1681-03-04",
"Event": "King Charles II grants William Penn royal charter for Penn"
},
{
"Date": "1789-03-04",
"Event": "1st Congress declares constitution in effect"
},
{
"Date": "1791-03-04",
"Event": "Vt admitted as 14th state"
},
{
"Date": "1792-03-04",
"Event": "Oranges introduced to Hawaii"
},
{
"Date": "1793-03-04",
"Event": "Washington's 2nd inaugration - shortest speech 133 words"
},
{
"Date": "1801-03-04",
"Event": "1st pres inaugration in Wash DCThomas Jeffersin"
},
{
"Date": "1826-03-04",
"Event": "1st US RR chartered - Granite Railway in Quincy - Mass"
},
{
"Date": "1841-03-04",
"Event": "Longest inaugration speech - 8443 words - William Henry Harrison"
},
{
"Date": "1861-03-04",
"Event": "Confederate States adopt 'Stars & Bars' flag"
},
{
"Date": "1863-03-04",
"Event": "Idaho Territory established"
},
{
"Date": "1894-03-04",
"Event": "Great fire in Shanghai 1 -000 buildings destroyed"
},
{
"Date": "1902-03-04",
"Event": "American Automobile Association opens"
},
{
"Date": "1920-03-04",
"Event": "Last day of Julian civil calendar in Greece"
},
{
"Date": "1933-03-04",
"Event": "FDR inaugurated - says 'We have nothing to fear but fear itself.'"
},
{
"Date": "1934-03-04",
"Event": "Easter Cross on Mt. DavidsonSF dedicated"
},
{
"Date": "1954-03-04",
"Event": "1st black US sub-cabinet member appointed - JE Wilkins"
},
{
"Date": "1955-03-04",
"Event": "1st radio facsimile transmission is sent across the continent"
},
{
"Date": "1959-03-04",
"Event": "Pioneer 4 makes 1st US lunar flyby"
},
{
"Date": "1960-03-04",
"Event": "Lucille Ball files divorce from Desi Arnaz"
},
{
"Date": "1968-03-04",
"Event": "Orbiting Geophysical Observatory 5 launched"
},
{
"Date": "1977-03-04",
"Event": "1st CRAY 1 supercomputer shipped - to Los Alamos Laboratories - NM"
},
{
"Date": "1979-03-04",
"Event": "US Voyager I photo reveals Jupiter's rings"
},
{
"Date": "1980-03-04",
"Event": "40th hat trick in Islander history - Mike Bossy"
},
{
"Date": "1982-03-04",
"Event": "2nd double hat trick in Islander history - Bossy & D Potvin"
},
{
"Date": "1616-03-05",
"Event": "Corpernicus' DE REVOLUTIONIBUS placed on Catholic Forbidden index"
},
{
"Date": "1770-03-05",
"Event": "Boston Massacre - 5 die"
},
{
"Date": "1845-03-05",
"Event": "Congress appropriates $30 -000 to ship camels to western US"
},
{
"Date": "1908-03-05",
"Event": "1st ascent of Mt. Erebus - Antarctica"
},
{
"Date": "1927-03-05",
"Event": "US marines land in China to protect American property"
},
{
"Date": "1933-03-05",
"Event": "FDR proclaims 10-day bank holiday"
},
{
"Date": "1946-03-05",
"Event": "Winston Churchill's 'Iron Curtain' speech"
},
{
"Date": "1953-03-05",
"Event": "Josef V Stalin died"
},
{
"Date": "1956-03-05",
"Event": "King Kong 1st televised"
},
{
"Date": "1974-03-05",
"Event": "Ralph Stewart failed in 2nd Islander penalty shot"
},
{
"Date": "1979-03-05",
"Event": "Voyager I's closest approach to Jupiter"
},
{
"Date": "1665-03-06",
"Event": "Philosophical Transactions of Royal Society published"
},
{
"Date": "1836-03-06",
"Event": "Alamo falls. Remember it!"
},
{
"Date": "1857-03-06",
"Event": "Dred Scott decision"
},
{
"Date": "1906-03-06",
"Event": "Nora Blatch becomes 1st woman elected to Am Soc of Civil Engineers"
},
{
"Date": "1930-03-06",
"Event": "Bkln's Clarence Birdseye developes quick freezing food method"
},
{
"Date": "1957-03-06",
"Event": "Gold CoastGhana gains independence"
},
{
"Date": "1981-03-06",
"Event": "Soyuz 39 returns to Earth"
},
{
"Date": "1986-03-06",
"Event": "Soviet Vega 1 probe passes within 10 -000 km of Halley's comet"
},
{
"Date": "0322-03-07",
"Event": "BC Aristotle died"
},
{
"Date": "1321-03-07",
"Event": "Thomas Aquinas - philosopher & saint - dies"
},
{
"Date": "1583-03-07",
"Event": "Thomas Aquinas Day"
},
{
"Date": "1774-03-07",
"Event": "British close Boston port to commerce"
},
{
"Date": "1778-03-07",
"Event": "Capt. James Cook 1st sights Oregon coast - at Yaquina Bay"
},
{
"Date": "1848-03-07",
"Event": "In Hawaii - Great Maheledivision of lands signed"
},
{
"Date": "1850-03-07",
"Event": "Daniel Webster endorses Compromise of 1850"
},
{
"Date": "1876-03-07",
"Event": "Alexander Graham Bell patents telephone"
},
{
"Date": "1911-03-07",
"Event": "US sent 20 -000 troops to Mexican border"
},
{
"Date": "1912-03-07",
"Event": "Roald Amundsen announces the discovery of the South Pole"
},
{
"Date": "1926-03-07",
"Event": "1st transatlantic telephone callLondon-New York"
},
{
"Date": "1933-03-07",
"Event": "Monopoly invented"
},
{
"Date": "1936-03-07",
"Event": "Hitler breaks Treaty of Versailles - sends troops to Rhineland"
},
{
"Date": "1945-03-07",
"Event": "During WW II - US crosses Rhine River"
},
{
"Date": "1955-03-07",
"Event": "Mary Martin as Peter Pan televised"
},
{
"Date": "1959-03-07",
"Event": "1st aviator to fly a million miles in a jetMC Garlow"
},
{
"Date": "1962-03-07",
"Event": "US Orbiting Solar Observatory launched"
},
{
"Date": "1965-03-07",
"Event": "March by civil rights demonstrators broken in Selma - Ala"
},
{
"Date": "1973-03-07",
"Event": "CometLubos Kohoutek discovered at Hamburg Observatory"
},
{
"Date": "1975-03-07",
"Event": "Senate revises filibuster rule - allows 60 senators to limit debate"
},
{
"Date": "1977-03-07",
"Event": "Israeli PM Yitzhak Rabin meets Pres Carter"
},
{
"Date": "1978-03-07",
"Event": "Canuck's Ron Sedlbauer fails on 5th penalty shot against Islanders"
},
{
"Date": "1981-03-07",
"Event": "Walter Cronkite's final CBS anchor appearance"
},
{
"Date": "1986-03-07",
"Event": "Sen Jacob K Javits - R-NY - dies in Palm Beach - Fla"
},
{
"Date": "1862-03-08",
"Event": "Confederate ironclad Merrimack launched"
},
{
"Date": "1917-03-08",
"Event": "US invades Cuba for 3rd time"
},
{
"Date": "1934-03-08",
"Event": "Edwin Hubble photograph shows as many galaxies as Milky Way stars"
},
{
"Date": "1945-03-08",
"Event": "Intl Women's Day"
},
{
"Date": "1946-03-08",
"Event": "1st helicopter licensed for coml use - NYC"
},
{
"Date": "1950-03-08",
"Event": "1st woman medical officer assigned to naval vessel - BR Walters"
},
{
"Date": "1959-03-08",
"Event": "Groucho - Chico & Harpo's final TV appearance together"
},
{
"Date": "1963-03-08",
"Event": "Syrian Arab Rep Revolution Day"
},
{
"Date": "1965-03-08",
"Event": "1st US forces arrive in Vietnam"
},
{
"Date": "1976-03-08",
"Event": "Largest observed falling single stony meteoriteJiling - China"
},
{
"Date": "1497-03-09",
"Event": "Nicolaus Copernicus 1st recorded astronomical observation -"
},
{
"Date": "1661-03-09",
"Event": "Cardinal Jules Mazarin - chief minister of France - died"
},
{
"Date": "1796-03-09",
"Event": "Napoleon Bonaparte marries Josephine de Beauharnais"
},
{
"Date": "1822-03-09",
"Event": "Charles Graham of NY granted patent for artificial teeth"
},
{
"Date": "1860-03-09",
"Event": "1st Japanese-US ambassador"
},
{
"Date": "1862-03-09",
"Event": "MonitorUnion & 'Merrimack'Rebel battle in Hampton Roads"
},
{
"Date": "1954-03-09",
"Event": "Edward R Murrow criticizes Sen McCarthySee it Now"
},
{
"Date": "1961-03-09",
"Event": "Sputnik 9 carries Chernushkadog into orbit"
},
{
"Date": "1976-03-09",
"Event": "Islander Glenn Resch's 10th shut-out opponent - Blues 4-0"
},
{
"Date": "1979-03-09",
"Event": "1st extraterrestrial volcano discoveredJupiter's satellite Io"
},
{
"Date": "1847-03-10",
"Event": "1st money minted in Hawaii"
},
{
"Date": "1849-03-10",
"Event": "Abraham Lincoln applies for a patent - only US president to do so"
},
{
"Date": "1876-03-10",
"Event": "1st telephone call"
},
{
"Date": "1913-03-10",
"Event": "Harriet Tubman - abolitionist - conductor on Underground RR - dies"
},
{
"Date": "1933-03-10",
"Event": "Earthq