A meteorite that hit Australia 2.2 billion years ago was announced as Earth’s oldest recognized meteorite impact structure.
America’s Rocket Lab Electron sent a rocket that uses an electric-filled pump engine into orbit, making it the first of its kind.
Over two million women worldwide marched against Trump’s anti-women and offensive slews.
Donald Trump had only been in his presidency for 24 hours!
American pop singer Ariana Grande joined YouTube at 13 years old.
Hundreds of thousands of Americans who evaded the Vietnam War were pardoned by President Jimmy Carter.
This is known as the Granting Pardon for Violations of the Selective Service Act. The President signed the proclamation on his first full day in office.
The first Star Trek convention was held in New York City.
The “Star Trek Lives!” convention was held at the Statler Hilton hotel from January 21-23 and featured a variety of special guests from the show.
The Flag of Quebec was adopted and flown for the first time over the National Assembly of Quebec.
The day is marked annually as Québec Flag Day.
The Mysterious Affair at Styles by British crime writer Agatha Christie was published.
This was her first novel and introduced the famous character, Hercule Poirot.
New York City passed a law prohibiting women from smoking in public places.
King of France, Louis XVI, faced gruesome guillotine execution for high treason.
The Power of Symphony by William Hill Brown became the first novel published in America.
A medical paper on smallpox was published in Boston, making it the first medical publication in American history.