Historical Events in January, Month of January Events

Here is a list of some historical events in January. You can learn What major event happened in January?

Date Event
January 31, 1957 Eight people (five total crew from two aircraft and three on the ground) in Pacoima, California are killed following the mid-air collision between a Douglas DC-7 airliner and a Northrop F-89 Scorpion fighter jet.
January 25, 1979 Pope John Paul II starts his first official papal visits outside Italy to The Bahamas, Dominican Republic, and Mexico.
January 31, 1865 American Civil War: Confederate General Robert E. Lee becomes general-in-chief of all Confederate armies.
January 13, 1920 The Reichstag Bloodbath of January 13, 1920, the bloodiest demonstration in German history.[6][7]
January 11, 1879 The Anglo-Zulu War begins.
January 13, 1908 The Rhoads Opera House fire in Boyertown, Pennsylvania kills 171 people.
January 17, 1893 Lorrin A. Thurston, along with the Citizens' Committee of Public Safety, led the Overthrow of the Kingdom of Hawaii and the government of Queen Liliʻuokalani.
January 16, 1919 Nebraska becomes the 36th state to approve the Eighteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution. With the necessary three-quarters of the states approving the amendment, Prohibition is constitutionally mandated in the United States one year later.
January 5, 1477 Battle of Nancy: Charles the Bold is defeated and killed in a conflict with René II, Duke of Lorraine; Burgundy subsequently becomes part of France.
January 25, 1704 The Battle of Ayubale results in the destruction of most of the Spanish missions in Florida.
January 30, 1975 The Monitor National Marine Sanctuary is established as the first United States National Marine Sanctuary.
January 11, 1158 Vladislaus II, Duke of Bohemia becomes King of Bohemia.
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January 10, 1870 John D. Rockefeller incorporates Standard Oil.
January 22, 1968 Apollo 5 lifts off carrying the first Lunar module into space.

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