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…
January 30th ~ This Day in History video by History.com ~ Mohandas 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…
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
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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
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 January History Timeline
1556 – Shaanxi earthquake hit the Shaanxi province in China, killing approximately 830,000 people. It was the deadliest earthquake in history.
1571 – The Royal Exchange opened in London on this day.
1719 – The Principality of Liechtenstein was created within the Holy Roman Empire.Continue reading 23rd of JANUARY ~ HiSTORY ON THiS DAY
22nd January History Timeline
1915 – Guadalajara train disaster : Over 600 people were killed in Guadalajara, Mexico, when a Mexican train travelling from Colima plunged off the tracks into a deep canyon, after the engineer lost control on a long steep descent. The overcrowded train which had people clinging to the roofs and undercarriages, and many were thrown off around curves before the crash. The Guadalajara train disaster still remains the deadliest railway accident in North American history.
1924 – Ramsay MacDonald became the first Labour Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on this day.Continue reading 22nd of JANUARY ~ HiSTORY ON THiS DAY