History of January

Abe Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation
Georgia became a state - January 2, 1788.
Alaska became the 49th state - January 3, 1959.
Supreme Court ruled that Puerto Ricans were not aliens - January 4, 1904.
President Calvin Coolidge died - January 5, 1933.
President Theodore Roosevelt died - January 6, 1919.
The first presidential election was held - January 7, 1789.
Elvis Presley was born - January 8, 1935.
Connecticut became the 5th state - January 9, 1788.
The Holocaust began - January 10, 1933.
Major League Baseball adopted the designated-hitter rule - January 11, 1973.
The first public museum in the United States was established in South Carolina -January 12, 1773.
The Beatles’ US album Yellow Submarine was released - January 13, 1969.
NBC’s Today show premiered - January 14, 1952.
First Super Bowl was held - January 15, 1967.
United States prohibition started - January 16, 1920.
Thomas Jefferson’s daughter, Martha, gave birth to James Madison Randolph, the first child born in the White House - January 17, 1806.
President John Tyler died - January 18, 1862.
Edgar Allan Poe was born in Boston - January 19, 1809.
Martin Luther King day was first observed - January 20, 1986.
First atomic submarine, the Nautilus, was launched - January 21, 1954.
President Lyndon B. Johnson died - January 22, 1973.
Georgetown University was established - January 23,1789.
Gold was discovered in California - January 24, 1848.
First Emmy Awards are held - January 25, 1949.
Michigan became the 25th state - January 26, 1837.
The Vietnam War ended - January 27, 1973.
Space shuttle, Challenger, exploded - January 28, 1986.
Kansas became the 34th state - January 29, 1861.
Gandhi was assassinated - January 30, 1948.
The 13th amendment, abolishing slavery, was submitted - January 31, 1865.