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6 Jan.

1066 Harold Godwineson is crowned crowned King Harold II – King of England.

1367 Richard II, son of Edward the Black Prince is born.

1412 Joan of Arc, French Saint and national heroine is born.

1540 Henry VIII of England marries his fourth wife, Anne of Cleves. 

1861 The Governor of Maryland, Thomas Hicks, announces his opposition to the states's possible secession from the Union.

1882  Sam Rayburn, U.S. congressman from Texas & Speaker of the House is born.

1904 Japanese railway authorities in Korea refuse to transport Russian troops.

1910 Union leaders ask President William H. Taft to investigate U.S. Steel's practices.

1912 New Mexico becomes the 47th U.S. state of the Union.

1918 Germany acknowledges Finland's independence.

1919 Theodore Roosevelt, the 26th president of the United States, dies at the age of 60.

1921 The U.S. Navy orders the sale of 125 flying boats to encourage commercial aviation.

1937 The United States bans the shipment of arms to war-torn Spain.

1941 President Franklin D. Roosevelt asks Congress to support the Lend-lease Bill to help supply the Allies.

1945 Boeing B-29 bombers in the Pacific strike new blows on Tokyo and Nanking.

1946 Ho Chi Minh wins in the Vietnamese elections.

1958 Moscow announces a reduction in its armed forces by 300,000.

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8 Jan.

1587 Johannes Fabricus, astronomer who discovered sunspots is born.

1681 The Treaty of Radzin ends a five year war between the Turks and the allied countries of Russia and Poland.

1745 England, Austria, Saxony and the Netherlands form an alliance against Russia.

1815 Andrew Jackson defeats the British on the fields of Chalmette in the Battle of New Orleans.

1871 Prussian troops begin to bombard Paris during the Franco-Prussian War.

1892 A coal mine explosion kills 100 in McAlister, Oklahoma.

1900 The Boers attack the British in Ladysmith, South Africa, but are turned back.

1935 Elvis Presley, the King of Rock and Roll, is born in Mississippi. 

1946 President Harry S. Truman vows to stand by the Yalta accord on self-determination for the Balkans.

1954 President Dwight Eisenhower proposes stripping convicted Communists of their U.S. citizenship.

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In the honor for the birth of the King:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2Ox1Tore9nw
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Wanted to honor the king in the proper way, here's Med's link :)

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1719 Philip V of Spain declares war on France.
1776 Thomas Paine publishes Common Sense, a scathing attack on King George III's reign over the colonies and a call for complete independence.
1792 The Ottomans sign a treaty with the Russians ending a five year war.
1793 Jean Pierre Blanchard makes the first balloon flight in North America.
1861 Southern shellfire stops the Union supply ship Star of the West from entering Charleston Harbor on her way to Fort Sumter.
1861 Mississippi secedes from the Union.
1908 Count Zeppelin announces plans for his airship to carry 100 passengers.
1909 A Polar exploration team lead by Ernest Shackleton reaches 88 degrees, 23 minutes south longitude, 162 degrees east latitude. They are 97 nautical miles short of the South Pole, but the weather is too severe to continue.
1912 Colonel Theodore Roosevelt announces that he will run for president if asked.
1915 Pancho Villa signs a treaty with the United States, halting border conflicts.
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10 Jan.
1072 Robert Guiscard and his brother Roger take Palermo in Sicily.
1645 The Archbishop of Canterbury, William Laud, is beheaded on Tower Hill, accused of acting as an enemy of the British Parliament.
1724 King Philip V abdicates his throne in favor of his eldest son, Louis.
1811 An uprising of over 400 slaves is put down in New Orleans. Sixty-six blacks are killed and their heads are strung up along the roads of the city.
1847 General Stephen Kearny and Commodore Robert Stockton retake Los Angeles in the last California battle of the Mexican War.
1861 Florida secedes from the Union.
1863 London's Underground begins operations.
1870 John D. Rockefeller and his brother William establish the Standard Oil Company of Ohio.
1899 Filipino leader Emilio Aguinaldo renounces the Treaty of Paris, which annexed the Philippines to the United States.


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11 Jan.
49BC Julius Caesar leads his army across the Rubicon River, plunging Rome into civil war.
1843 Francis Scott Key, author of "The Star-Spangled Banner," dies in Baltimore.
1861 Alabama secedes from the Union.
1862 Lincoln accepts Simon Cameron's resignation as Secretary of War.
1887 At Fort Smith, Arkansas, hangman George Maledon dispatches four victims in a multiple hanging.
1904 British troops massacre 1,000 dervishes in Somaliland.
1916 Russian General Yudenich launches a WWI winter offensive and advances west.
1923 The French enter the town of Essen in the Ruhr valley, to extract Germany's resources as war payment.
1934 The German police raid the homes of dissident clergy in Berlin.
1941 Adolf Hitler orders forces to be prepared to enter North Africa to assist the Italian effort, marking the establishment of the Afrika Korps.
1940 Benjamin O. Davis, Sr., becomes the U.S. Army's first black general, his son would later become a general as well.
1942 Japan invades the Dutch East Indies at Borneo.
1943 The Soviet Red Army encircles Stalingrad.
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12 Jan.
1872 Russian Grand Duke Alexis goes on a gala buffalo hunting expedition with Gen. Phil Sheridan and Lt. Col. George A. Custer.
1879 The British-Zulu War begins. British troops invade Zululand from the southern African republic of Natal.
1908 A wireless message is sent long-distance for the first time from the Eiffel Tower in Paris.
1913 Kiel and Wilhelmshaven become submarine bases in Germany.
1915 The U.S. Congress establishes Rocky Mountain National Park.
1926 U.S. coal talks break down, leaving both sides bitter as the strike drags on into its fifth month.
1927 U.S. Secretary of State Kellogg claims that Mexican rebel Plutarco Calles is aiding communist plot in Nicaragua.
1932 Oliver W. Holmes retires from the Supreme Court at age 90.
1938 Austria recognizes the Franco government in Spain.


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13 Jan.
1397 John of Gaunt marries Katherine Rouet.
1846 President James Polk dispatches General Zachary Taylor and 4,000 troops to the Texas Border as war with Mexico looms.
1862 President Lincoln names Edwin M. Stanton Secretary of War.
1900 To combat Czech nationalism, Emperor Franz Joseph of Austria-Hungary decrees German the official language of the Imperial Army.
1919 California votes to ratify the prohibition amendment.
1923 Hitler denounces the Weimar Republic as 5,000 storm troopers demonstrate in Germany.
1927 A woman takes a seat on the NY Stock Exchange breaking the all-male tradition.
1931 The bridge connecting New York and New Jersey is named the George Washington Memorial Bridge.
1937 The United States bars Americans from serving in the Civil War in Spain.
1943 General Leclerc's Free French forces merge with the British under Field Marshal Bernard Law Montgomery in Libya.
1944 Plants are destroyed and 64 U.S. aircraft are lost in an air attack in Germany.
1945 The Red Army opens an offensive in South Poland, crashing 25 miles through the German lines.
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14 Jan.
1236 Henry III marries Eleanor of Provence.
1526 Francis of France, signs the Treaty of Madrid, giving up most of his claims in France and Italy.
1797 Napoleon Bonaparte defeats Austrians at Rivoli in northern Italy.
1858 Emperor Napoleon and Empress Eugenie escape unhurt after an Italian assassin throws a bomb at their carriage as they travel to the Paris Opera.
1864 Confederate President Jefferson Davis writes to General Joseph E. Johnson, observing that troops may need to be sent to Alabama or Mississippi.
1911 The USS Arkansas, the largest U.S. battleship, is launched from the yards of the New York Shipbuilding Company.
1915 The French abandon five miles of trenches to the Germans near Soissons.
1916 British authorities seize German attaché Franz von Papen's financial records confirming espionage activities in the U.S.
1917 A Provisional Parliament is established in Poland.
1920 Berlin is placed under martial law as 40,000 radicals rush the Reichstag; 42 are dead and 105 are wounded.
1942 President Franklin D. Roosevelt orders all aliens in the U.S. to register with the government.
1943 Franklin Roosevelt, Winston Churchill, and Charles DeGaulle meet at Casablanca to discuss the direction of the war.
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16 Jan.

1547 Ivan IV crowns himself the new Czar of Russia in Assumption Cathedral in Moscow.

1786 The Council of Virginia guarantees religious freedom.

1821  John C. Breckinridge, 14th U.S. Vice President, Confederate Secretary of War is born.

1847 John C. Fremont, the famed "Pathfinder" of Western exploration, is appointed governor of California.

1865 General William T. Sherman begins a march through the Carolinas.

1900 The U.S. Senate recognizes the Anglo-German Treaty of 1899 by which the UK renounced its rights to the Samoan Islands.

1909 One of Ernest Shackleton's polar exploration teams reaches the Magnetic South Pole.

1914 Maxim Gorky is authorized to return to Russia after an eight year exile for political dissidence.

1920 The League of Nations holds its first meeting in Paris.

1920 Allies lift the blockade on trade with Russia.

1939 Franklin D. Roosevelt asks for an extension of the Social Security Act to include more women and children.

1940 Hitler cancels an attack in the West due to bad weather and the capture of German attack plans in Belgium.

1942 Japan's advance into Burma begins.

1944 Eisenhower assumes supreme command of the Allied Expeditionary Force in Europe.



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18 Jan.
1486 Henry VII marries Elizabeth of York.
1701 Frederick III, the elector of Brandenburg, becomes king of Prussia.
1778 Captain James Cook discovers the Hawaiian Islands, naming them the 'Sandwich Islands' after the First Lord of the Admiralty, Lord Sandwich.
1836 Jim Bowie arrives at the Alamo to assist its Texas defenders.
1862 John Tyler, former president of the U.S., is buried at Hollywood Cemetery in Richmond.
1902 The Isthmus Canal Commission in Washington shifts its support from Nicaragua to Panama as a favored canal site.
1910 Aviator Eugene Ely performs his first successful take off and landing from a ship in San Francisco.
1916 The Russians force the Turkish 3rd Army back to Erzurum.
1942 General MacArthur repels the Japanese in Bataan. The United States took the lead in theFar East war criminal trials.
1945 The German Army launches its second attempt to relieve the besieged city of Budapest from the advancing Red Army.
1948 Ghandi breaks a 121-hour fast after halting Muslem-Hindu riots.
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20 Jan.
1327 Edward II of England is deposed by his eldest son, Edward III.
1616 The French explorer Samuel de Champlain arrives to winter in a Huron Indian village after being wounded in a battle with Iroquois in New France.
1783 Britain signs a peace agreement with France and Spain, who allied against it in the American War of Independence.
1908 The Sullivan Ordinance bars women from smoking in public facilities in the United States.
1930 Charles Lindbergh arrives in New York, setting a cross country flying record of 14.75 hours.
1935 Belgium arrests some Nazi agitators who urge for a return to the Reich.
1941 Hitler meets with Mussolini and offers aid in Albania and Greece.
1942 Nazi officials meet in the Berlin suburb of Wannsee to decide the "Final Solution of the Jewish Question."
1944 Allied forces in Italy begin unsuccessful operations to cross the Rapido River and seize Cassino.
1945 Franklin D. Roosevelt is inaugurated for his fourth term.
1945 The Allies sign a truce with the Hungarians.
1946 France's Charles DeGaulle hands in his resignation.
1952 British troops occupy Ismalia, Egypt.
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21 Jan.
1189 Philip Augustus, Henry II of England and Frederick Barbarossa assemble the troops for the Third Crusade.
1648 In Maryland, the first woman lawyer in the colonies, Margaret Brent, is denied a vote in the Maryland Assembly.
1785 Chippewa, Delaware, Ottawa and Wyandot Indians sign the treaty of Fort McIntosh, ceding present-day Ohio to the United States.
1790 Joseph Guillotine proposes a new, more humane method of execution: a machine designed to cut off the condemned person's head as painlessly as possible.
1793 The French King Louis XVI is guillotined for treason.
1910 Japan rejects the American proposal to neutralize ownership of the Manchurian Railway.
1919 The German Krupp plant begins producing guns under the U.S. armistice terms.
1921 J.D. Rockefeller pledges $1 million for the relief of Europe's destitute.
1930 An international arms control meeting opens in London.
1933 The League of Nations rejects Japanese terms for settlement with China.
1941 The United States lifts the ban on arms to the Soviet Union.
1942 In North Africa, German Field Marshal Erwin Rommel launches a drive to push the British eastward.
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1913 The "Young Turks" revolt because they are angered by the concessions made at the London peace talks.
1932 Franklin D. Roosevelt enters the presidential race.
1948 The Soviets refuse UN entry into North Korea to administer elections.
1949 The Communist Chinese forces begin their advance on Nanking.
1950 Jerusalem becomes the official capital of Israel.
1951 President Truman creates the Commission on Internal Security and Individual Rights, to monitor the anti-Communist campaign.
1969 NASA unveils moon-landing craft.
1973 President Richard Nixon claims that Vietnam peace has been reached in Paris and that thePOWs would be home in 60 days.
1977 Alex Haley's Roots begins a record-breaking eight-night broadcast on ABC.
1981 Under international pressure, opposition leader Kim Dae Jung's death sentence is commuted to life imprisonment in Seoul.
1986 U.S. begins maneuvers off the Libyan coast.
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41 Shortly after declaring himself a god, Caligula is assassinated by two Praetorian tribunes.
1458 Matthias Corvinus, the son of John Hunyadi, is elected king of Hungary.
1639 Representatives from three Connecticut towns band together to write the Fundamental Orders, the first constitution in the New World.
1722 Czar Peter the Great caps his reforms in Russia with the "Table of Rank" which decrees a commoner can climb on merit to the highest positions.
1848 Gold is discovered by James Wilson Marshall at his partner Johann August Sutter's sawmill on the South Fork of the American River, near Coloma, California.
1903 U.S. Secretary of State John Hay and British Ambassador Herbert create a joint commission to establish the Alaskan border.
1911 U.S. Cavalry is sent to preserve the neutrality of the Rio Grande during the Mexican Civil War.
1915 The German cruiser Blücher is sunk by a British squadron in the Battle of Dogger Bank.
1927 British expeditionary force of 12,000 is sent to China to protect concessions at Shanghai.
1931 The League of Nations rebukes Poland for the mistreatment of a German minority in Upper Silesia.
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1533 Henry VIII marries Anne Boleyn.
1787 Small farmers in Springfield, Massachusetts led by Daniel Shays, revolt against tax laws. Federal troops break up the protesters of what becomes known as Shay's Rebellion.
1846 The dreaded Corn Laws, which taxed imported oats, wheat and barley, are repealed by the British Parliament.
1904 Two-hundred coal miners are trapped in their Pennsylvania mine after an explosion.
1915 Alexander Graham Bell in New York and Thomas Watson in San Francisco make a record telephone transmission.
1918 Austria and Germany reject U.S. peace proposals.
1919 The League of Nations plan is adopted by the Allies.
1929 Members of the New York Stock Exchange ask for an additional 275 seats.
1930 New York police rout a Communist rally at the Town Hall.
1943 The last German airfield in Stalingrad is captured by the Red Army.
1949 Axis Sally, who broadcasted Nazi propaganda to U.S. troops in Europe, stands trial in the United States for war crimes.
1951 The U.S. Eighth Army in Korea launches Operation Thunderbolt, a counter attack to push the Chinese Army north of the Han River.
1955 Columbia University scientists develop an atomic clock that is accurate to within one second in 300 years.
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26 Jan.
1699 The Treaty of Karlowitz ends the war between Austria and the Turks.
1720 Guilio Alberoni is ordered out of Spain after his abortive attempt to restore his country's empire.
1788 A fleet of ships carrying convicts from England lands at Sydney Cove in Australia. The day is since known as Australia's national day.
1861 Louisiana secedes from the Union.
1863 President Lincoln names General Joseph Hooker to replace Burnside as commander of the Army of the Potomac.
1875 Pinkerton agents, hunting Jesse James, kill his 18-year-old half-brother and seriously injure his mother with a bomb.
1885 General "Chinese" Gordon is killed on the palace steps in Khartoum by Sudanese Mahdists in Africa.
1924 Petrograd is renamed Leningrad.
1934 Germany signs a 10-year non-aggression pact with Poland, breaking the French alliance system.
1942 American Expeditionary Force lands in Northern Ireland.
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1695 Mustafa II becomes the Ottoman sultan in Istanbul on the death of Amhed II.
1825 Congress approves Indian Territory (present-day Oklahoma), clearing the way for forced relocation of the Eastern Indians on the "Trail of Tears."
1862 President Abraham Lincoln issues General War Order No. 1, setting in motion the Union armies.
1900 Foreign diplomats in Peking fear revolt and demand that the Imperial Government discipline the Boxer Rebels.
1905 Russian General Kuropatkin takes the offensive in Manchuria. The Japanese under General Oyama suffer heavy casualties.
1916 President Woodrow Wilson opens preparedness program.
1918 Communists attempt to seize power in Finland.
1924 Lenin's body is laid in a marble tomb on Red Square near the Kremlin.
1935 A League of Nations majority favors depriving Japan of mandates.
1939 President Franklin D. Roosevelt approves the sale of U.S. war planes to France.
1941 The United States and Great Britain begin high-level military talks in Washington.
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28 The Roman Emperor Nerva names Trajan, an army general, as his successor.
1547 Henry VIII of England dies and is succeeded by his nine-year-old son Edward VI.
1757 Ahmed Shah, the first King of Afghanistan, occupies Delhi and annexes the Punjab.
1792 Rebellious slaves in Santo Domingo launch an attack on the city of Cap.
1871 Surrounded by Prussian troops and suffering from famine, the French army in Paris surrenders. During the siege, balloons were used to keep contact with the outside world.
1915 The U.S. Coast Guard is founded to fight contraband trade and aid distressed vessels at sea.
1915 The German navy attacks the U.S. freighter William P. Frye, loaded with wheat for Britain.
1921 Albert Einstein startles Berlin by suggesting the possibility of measuring the universe.
1932 The Japanese attack Shanghai, China, and declare martial law.
1936 A fellow prison inmate slashes infamous kidnapper, Richard Loeb, to death.
1941 French General Charles DeGaulle's Free French forces sack south Libya oasis.
1945 Chiang Kai-shek renames the Ledo-Burma Road the Stilwell Road, in honor of General Joseph Stilwell.
1955 The U.S. Congress passes a bill allowing mobilization of troops if China should attack Taiwan.
1964 The Soviets down a U.S. jet over East Germany killing three.
1970 Israeli fighter jets attack the suburbs of Cairo.
1986 The space shuttle Challenger explodes just after liftoff.
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