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Saturday, January 4, 2014

January 3 - The Day in History

January 3 : General Interest
1990: Noriega surrenders to U.S.

On this day in 1990, Panama's General Manuel Antonio Noriega, after holing up for 10 days at the Vatican embassy in Panama City, surrenders to U.S. military troops to face charges of drug trafficking... read more


American Revolution
1777 : The Battle of Princeton
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/the-battle-of-princeton

Automotive
1969 : All-time Formula One champ born
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/all-time-formula-one-champ-born

Civil War
1861 : Delaware rejects secession
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/delaware-rejects-secession

Cold War
1961 : United States severs diplomatic relations with Cuba
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/united-states-severs-diplomatic-relations-with-cuba

Crime
1990 : The husband did it: The controversial Stuart case
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/the-husband-did-it-the-controversial-stuart-case

Disaster
1999 : Great Lakes region digs out from record blizzard
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/great-lakes-region-digs-out-from-record-blizzard

General Interest
1521 : Martin Luther excommunicated
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/martin-luther-excommunicated
1868 : Meiji Restoration in Japan
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/meiji-restoration-in-japan
1924 : King Tut's sarcophagus uncovered
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/king-tuts-sarcophagus-uncovered
1959 : Alaska admitted into Union
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/alaska-admitted-into-union
1967 : Jack Ruby dies before second trial
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/jack-ruby-dies-before-second-trial

Hollywood
1952 : Dragnet TV show debuts
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/dragnet-tv-show-debuts

Literary
1841 : Herman Melville sails for the South Seas
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/herman-melville-sails-for-the-south-seas

Music
1987 : Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inducts first woman
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/rock-and-roll-hall-of-fame-inducts-first-woman

Old West
1834 : Stephen Austin imprisoned by Mexicans
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/stephen-austin-imprisoned-by-mexicans

Presidential
1938 : Franklin Roosevelt founds March of Dimes
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/franklin-roosevelt-founds-march-of-dimes

Sports
1993 : Buffalo Bills pull off greatest comeback in NFL history
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/buffalo-bills-pull-off-greatest-comeback-in-nfl-history

Vietnam War
1965 : Antigovernment demonstrators clash with police
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/antigovernment-demonstrators-clash-with-police
1968 : McCarthy announces his presidential candidacy
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/mccarthy-announces-his-presidential-candidacy

World War I
1917 : British nurse Marion Rice writes from a hospital on the Western Front
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/british-nurse-marion-rice-writes-from-a-hospital-on-the-western-front

World War II
1945 : MacArthur and Nimitz given new commands
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/macarthur-and-nimitz-given-new-commands


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