31st of JANUARY ~ HiSTORY ON THiS DAY

January 30st ~ This Day in History video by History.com ~ U.S. President Harry S. Truman publicly announced his decision to support the development of the hydrogen bomb, a weapon theorized to be hundreds of times more powerful than the atomic bombs dropped on Japan during World War II. | & see more about this day on the video… 

30th of JANUARY ~ HiSTORY ON THiS DAY

January 30th ~ This Day in History video by History.comMohandas Karamchand Gandhi, the political and spiritual leader of the Indian independence movement, was assassinated in New Delhi by a Hindu fanatic& see more about this day on the video… 

29th of JANUARY ~ HiSTORY ON THiS DAY

January 29th ~ This Day in History video by History.com ~ the U.S. Baseball Hall of Fame elected its first members in Cooperstown, New York | & see more about this day on the video… 

28th of JANUARY ~ HiSTORY ON THiS DAY

January 28th ~ This Day in History video by History.com ~ The space shuttle Challenger exploded in 1986. Challenger lifted off from Cape Canaveral, Florida, and 37-year-old high school social studies teacher Christa McAuliffe was on her way to becoming the 1st ordinary U.S. civilian to travel into space, after she won a place among the 7 member crew in a competition. 73 seconds after lift off, the shuttle exploded | & see more about this day on the video…  Continue reading 28th of JANUARY ~ HiSTORY ON THiS DAY

27th of JANUARY ~ HiSTORY ON THiS DAY

January 27th ~ This Day in History video by History.com ~ The National Geographic Society was founded in Washington, D.C., for the increase and diffusion of geographical knowledge… Continue reading 27th of JANUARY ~ HiSTORY ON THiS DAY

26th of JANUARY ~ HiSTORY ON THiS DAY

January 26th ~ This Day in History video by History.com ~ Australia Day: Captain Arthur Phillip guided a fleet of 11 British ships carrying convicts to the colony of New South Wales in 1788, effectively founding Australia. After overcoming a period of hardship, the fledgling colony began to celebrate the anniversary of this date with great fanfare… Continue reading 26th of JANUARY ~ HiSTORY ON THiS DAY

25th of JANUARY ~ HiSTORY ON THiS DAY

January 25th ~ This Day in History video by History.com ~ The World’s largest diamond was found in 1905, at Pretoria, South Africa. The 3,106-carat diamond weighing 1.33 pounds was christened “Cullinan”… Continue reading 25th of JANUARY ~ HiSTORY ON THiS DAY

24th of JANUARY ~ HiSTORY ON THiS DAY

January 24th ~ This Day in History video by History.com ~ First canned beer went on sale, and see more on this day… Continue reading 24th of JANUARY ~ HiSTORY ON THiS DAY

23rd of JANUARY ~ HiSTORY ON THiS DAY

January 23rd ~ This Day in History video by History.com ~ Toy company Wham-O produced the first Frisbees, and see more on this day… Continue reading 23rd of JANUARY ~ HiSTORY ON THiS DAY

22nd of JANUARY ~ HiSTORY ON THiS DAY

January 22nd ~ This Day in History video by History.com ~ Ted Kaczynski pleaded guilty to bombings, and see more on this day… Continue reading 22nd of JANUARY ~ HiSTORY ON THiS DAY