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1

New Year's Day

Silversmith Paul Revere's Birthday (1735)

Flagmaker Betsy Ross's Birthday (1752)

Ellis Island Opened for Immigration (1892)

2

Science Fiction Day

Georgia Ratification Day (1788)

Moon First Photographed (1839)

Euro Debuted (2002)

3

Author J.R.R. Tolkien's Birthday (1892)

Alaska Named 49th State (1959)

4

Author Jacob Grimm's Birthday (1785)

Inventor Louis Braille's Birthday (1809)

Utah Admission Day (1896)

Nancy Pelosi Elected First Female Speaker of the House (2007)

5

National Bird Day

X-Ray Discovered (1896)

6

St. Joan of Arc's Birthday (1412)

Telegraph First Demonstrated (1838)

New Mexico Ratified (1912)

7

Jupiter's Moons Discovered (1610)

Inventor Sir Sandford Fleming's Birthday (1827)

U.S. Hydrogen Bomb Revealed (1953)

8

Last Battle of War of 1812 (1815)

Singer Elvis Presley's Birthday (1935)

9

Static Electricity Day

Connecticut Ratification Day (1788)

Pres. Richard Nixon's Birthday (1913)

10

Oil Discovered in Texas (1901)

UN General Assembly First Convened (1946)

11

First Diabetic Patient Treated with Insulin (1922)

Amelia Earhart Flew Solo Across Pacific (1935)

12

Clean Off Your Desk Day

Statesman John Hancock's Birthday (1737)

First Public Museum Opened in SC (1773)

First Woman Elected to Senate (1932)

13

Author James Joyce Died (1941)

14

Revolutionary War Ended (1784)

15

Hat Day

Martin Luther King's Birthday (1929)

16

Operation Desert Storm Announced (1991)

17

Statesman Ben Franklin's Birthday (1706)

First Baby Born in White House (1806)

18

World Religion Day

Author A.A. Milne's Birthday (1882)

19

Martin Luther King Day

Popcorn Day

Author Edgar Allan Poe's Birthday (1809)

20

World's First Organized Basketball Game (1892)

Reagan Became Oldest President (1981)

MLK Day Celebrated as Federal Holiday (1986)

Barack Obama Became First Black President (2009)

21

First Atomic Submarine Launched (1954)

Vietnam Draft Evaders Pardoned (1977)

22

500 Russians Killed on "Bloody Sunday" (1905)

Abortion Legalized in Roe v. Wade (1973)

23

Handwriting Day

Elizabeth Blackwell Becomes First Female Physician in U.S. (1849)

24

Compliment Day

California Gold Rush Began (1848)

Author Edith Wharton's Birthday (1862)

25

First Transcontinental Phone Call (1915)

First Winter Olympics (1924)

26

Australia Day

Michigan Admission Day (1837)

27

Composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's Birthday (1756)

Writer Lewis Carroll's Birthday (1832)

Vietnam War Peace Accords Signed (1973)

28

Artist Jackson Pollock's Birthday (1912)

Louis Brandeis Appointed First Jewish Supreme Court Justice (1916)

Challenger Shuttle Exploded (1986)

29

Puzzle Day

Poe's "The Raven" Published (1845)

Kansas Admission Day (1861)

30

Adolf Hitler Named German Chancellor (1933)

"Blue Suede Shoes" Recorded (1956)

31

Thirteenth Amendment Abolished Slavery (1865)

Baseball Player Jackie Robinson's Birthday (1919)


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