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January 2016 Educators' Calendar

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Jan 2016

 

 

 

 

 
1

New Year's Day

Cross of St. Patrick Added to Union Flag (Union Jack) (1801)

Euro Coins and Notes Introduced (2002)

2

Muhammad XI Surrendered to Spanish Royalty (1492)

Moon First Photographed (1839)

Russo-Japanese War Ended (1905)

3

Martin Luther Excommunicated (1521)

Britain Seized Falkland Islands (1833)

4

Physicist Isaac Newton Born (1643)

Author Jacob Grimm Born (1785)

Inventor Louis Braille Born and World Braille Day (1809)

Burma (Myanmar) Gained Independence from Great Britain (1948)

5

Twelfth Night

X-Ray Technology Discovered (1896)

6

Epiphany

Telegraph (Morse Code) First Demonstrated (1838)

7

Orthodox Christmas

Jupiter's Moons Discovered by Galileo Galilei (1610)

First Public Transatlantic Phone Call (1927)

8

Fourteen Points Peace Program Presented (1918)

Singer Elvis Presley Born (1935)

Charles De Gaulle Became President (1959)

9

Author Catharine Parr Traill Born (1802)

10

Penny Post Introduced (1840)

World's First Underground Railway Opened in London (1863)

League of Nations Created (1920)

11

Plough Monday

Amelia Earhart Flew Solo Across Pacific (1935)

12

Statesman Edmund Burke Born (1729)

19 European Countries Ban Human Cloning (1998)

13

Galileo Discovered Ganymede, 4th Moon of Jupiter (1610)

14

General Benedict Arnold Born (1741)

15

Queen Elizabeth I Crowned (1559)

British Museum Opened (1759)

European Community Recognized Croatia & Slovenia (1992)

16

Ivan the Terrible Crowned First Czar of Russia (1547)

17

World Religion Day

Architect Raoul Wallenberg Disappeared (1945)

Operation Desert Storm Launched (1991)

18

Author A.A. Milne Born (1882)

19

Indira Gandhi Elected Prime Minister of India (1966)

20

First Elected English Parliament Convened (1265)

Hong Kong Ceded to British (1841)

Nazis Formulated "Final Solution (1942)

21

King Louis XVI Guillotined (1793)

First Atomic Submarine Launched (1954)

22

Queen Victoria Died (1901)

500 Russians Killed on "Bloody Sunday (1905)

23

Actor Orlando Bloom Born (1977)

24

National Compliment Day

Emperor Hadrian Born (75)

First Boy Scout Troop Organized (1908)

Jan. 24-30

Breakfast Week

25

Burns' Night

SOS Day

First Transcontinental Phone Call (1915)

26

Australia Day

Up Helly Aa

India Became a Republic (1950)

27

Holocaust Memorial Day

Author Lewis Carroll Born (1832)

Siege of Leningrad Ended (1944)

Auschwitz Concentration Camp Liberated (1945)

28

King Henry VIII Died (1547)

Challenger Shuttle Exploded (1986)

29

Writer Anton Chekhov Born (1860)

Karl Benz Patented First Gas-Driven Car (1886)

30

King Charles I Beheaded (1649)

31

International Internet-Free Day

World Leprosy Day

Guy Fawkes Executed (1606)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Month-Long Holidays and Events

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