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Thursday, January 16, 2014

January 15 - The Day in History

January 15 : General Interest
1967: Packers face Chiefs in first Super Bowl

On this day in 1967, at the Los Angeles Coliseum, the Green Bay Packers beat the Kansas City Chiefs in the first-ever world championship game of American football... read more

American Revolution
1777 : New Connecticut (Vermont) declares independence

1936 : Ford Foundation is born

Civil War
1865 : Fort Fisher falls to Union forces

Cold War
1953 : Dulles calls for "liberation of captive peoples"

1981 : Hill Street Blues begins run

1919 : Molasses floods Boston streets

General Interest
1559 : Elizabeth crowned queen of England
1870 : First appearance of the Democratic donkey
1929 : Martin Luther King Jr. born
1970 : Biafra surrenders to Nigeria
1970 : Qaddafi becomes premier of Libya
2009 : Sully Sullenberger performs Miracle on the Hudson

1993 : Last episode of soap opera Santa Barbara airs

1831 : The Hunchback of Notre Dame is finished

1972 : "American Pie" hits #1 on the pop charts

Old West
1933 : The utopian Amana colony embraces capitalism

1973 : Nixon suspends military action in North Vietnam

1967 : Packers beat Chiefs in first Super Bowl

Vietnam War
1962 : Kennedy says U.S. troops are not fighting
1973 : Nixon halts military action against North Vietnam

World War I
1919 : Rebel leaders are murdered in failed coup in Berlin

World War II
1951 : The "Witch of Buchenwald" is sentenced to prison


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