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Ephemerides (in Latin, "daily memorial") is a chronological succession of dates and their respective events.

Check below the historical ephemerides we have registered. Periodically we will publish new facts.

Soon more months.

January 2nd

1825 - Brazil and Argentina start Cisplatina War for the possession of the Eastern Band, present Uruguay.

69 - Vitellius is acclaimed emperor by the Rhine.
366 - The alamanos cross the Rhine River and invade the Roman Empire.
533 - Mercury is proclaimed Pope of the Roman Apostolic Catholic Church. As his name evoked a pagan god, he became the first to change his name to the papacy by adopting John II.
1492 - Fall of Granada: The conquest of Granada marked the end of the Reconquista, in which the Catholic Kings recovered all the lands that the Moors occupied in the Iberian Peninsula.
1757 - The United Kingdom catches Calcutta in India.
1762 - England declares war on Spain.
1793- Russia and Prussia share Poland.
1825 - Brazil and Argentina start Cisplatina War for the possession of the Eastern Band, present Uruguay.
1833 - The United Kingdom takes possession of the Falkland Islands, previously requested by Argentina.
1839 - French photographer Louis Daguerre takes the first photo of the moon.
1868 - Marcos Paz dies, president of Argentina.
1871 - Amadeu I becomes king of Spain.
1872 - Brigham Young, leader of the Mormon Church, is arrested in the United States for marrying 25 women.
1874 - Emilio Castelar, President of the Spanish Republic, loses Parliament's confidence and asks for his resignation.
1905 - Russo-Japanese War: Arthur's Port falls into the hands of the Japanese.
1905 - Elara Discovery - Jupiter Satellite.
1908 - Constitutional guarantees are suspended in the provinces of Barcelona and Gerona due to a wave of terrorism.
1913 - The Ottoman Empire renounces the European territories except the straits and proposes the independence of Albania.
1914 - The king of Spain, Alfonso XIII, dissolves the Congress.
1918 - A fire in the Royal Palace of Granja in Segovia burns numerous works of art.
1920 - Isaac Asimov is born, a Russian writer who disseminates scientific topics.
1929 - Agreement signed for the preservation of Niagara Falls between Canada and the United States of America.
1930 - Chiang-Kai-Chek takes over the leadership of civil power in China.
1935 - Bruno Hauptmann goes on trial for the kidnapping and murder of aviator Charles Lindbergh's son.
1940 - The Soviet Union starts offensive at the Karelian Isthmus in Finland.
1942 - World War II: The Japanese enter Manila.
1959 - The Soviet Union launches the first ship bound for the moon.
1960 - Senator John F. Kennedy announces the nomination for presidential nomination by the Democratic Party.
1965 - Ayub Khan is elected President of Pakistan.
1984 - Five Iranian boats are attacked and destroyed by the Iraqi Armada in the Persian Gulf.
1986 - The Italian Government authorizes the construction of a bridge between Sicily and the Peninsula through the Messina Strait.
1987 - The United States cuts 32% of the list of Brazilian duty free products. Among others, alcohol, vegetable oil and various types of leather suffer commercial retaliation.
1987 - Ulysses Guimarães, PMDB president, is elected president of the Constituent Assembly.
1994 - More than 70 people die and 670 are injured during two days of factional fighting in the Afghan capital of Kabul.
1996 - Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak chooses Kamal Ganzouri as his new prime minister following Atef Sedki's resignation.
2003 - Hugo Chávez visits Luis Inácio da Silva in Brasilia and proposes the energy integration between Latin American countries.
2004 - Stardust spacecraft approaches comet Wild 2 to collect dust samples and get detailed photos of your icy core.