Contents for search

Tuesday, January 14, 2014

January 12 - The Day in History

January 12 : General Interest
1926: Original Amos n Andy debuts on Chicago radio

On this day in 1926, the two-man comedy series "Sam 'n' Henry" debuts on Chicago's WGN radio station... read more


American Revolution
1777 : Hugh Mercer dies from wounds received in Battle of Princeton
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/hugh-mercer-dies-from-wounds-received-in-battle-of-princeton

Automotive
1904 : Henry Ford sets speed record
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/henry-ford-sets-speed-record

Civil War
1865 : Union General Kilpatrick is promoted
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/general-kilpatrick-is-promoted

Cold War
1954 : Dulles announces policy of "massive retaliation"
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/dulles-announces-policy-of-massive-retaliation

Crime
1995 : Malcolm X's Daughter Arrested
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/malcolm-xs-daughter-arrested

Disaster
1888 : Blizzard brings tragedy to Northwest Plains
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/blizzard-brings-tragedy-to-northwest-plains
2010 : Massive earthquake strikes Haiti
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/massive-earthquake-strikes-haiti

General Interest
1879 : British-Zulu War begins
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/british-zulu-war-begins
1932 : First elected female senator
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/first-elected-female-senator
1984 : Pyramid mystery unearthed
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/pyramid-mystery-unearthed

Hollywood
1981 : Dynasty premieres on ABC
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/dynasty-premieres-on-abc

Literary
1876 : Jack London is born
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/jack-london-is-born

Music
1928 : Pianist Vladimir Horowitz makes his American debut at Carnegie Hall
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/pianist-vladimir-horowitz-makes-his-american-debut-at-carnegie-hall

Old West
1838 : Joseph Smith abandons Ohio
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/joseph-smith-abandons-ohio

Presidential
1942 : Roosevelt (re)creates the National War Labor Board
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/roosevelt-recreates-the-national-war-labor-board
Johnson says U.S. should stay in Vietnam
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/johnson-says-us-should-stay-in-vietnam

Sports
1969 : Broadway Joe delivers
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/broadway-joe-delivers

Vietnam War
1962 : Operation Ranch Hand initiated
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/operation-ranch-hand-initiated
1971 : "Harrisburg Six" charged with conspiracy
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/harrisburg-six-charged-with-conspiracy

World War I
1919 : Leaders of the Big Four nations meet for the first time in Paris
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/leaders-of-the-big-four-nations-meet-for-the-first-time-in-paris

World War II
1943 : Soviet forces penetrate the siege of Leningrad
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/soviet-forces-penetrate-the-siege-of-leningrad


----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
HISTORY Shop
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Find your favorite shows from HISTORY on DVD

Shop our store today!

----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
HISTORY Magazine
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------


Do you enjoy American History? If so, please consider subscribing to The History Channel Magazine. Learn insights into the significant events that helped shape America's past.

Try the club today!

---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

From our A+E Networks Family
---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------


BIO.com has made big changes!

Check out our On This Day site for exclusive, new videos about the famous people who have made history in politics, sports, entertainment and more. BIO has also added brand new content, including more than 1,500 groups, over 300 new biographies, and dozens of new photo galleries. Plus, see how you and your friends are connected to famous icons, from Barack Obama to Lady Gaga, when you sign in to BIO.com via Facebook!

See all these great features and more when you visit the all-new BIO.com.
Post a Comment