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Ephemerides


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.

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January 21th


Louis XVI, King of France

1276 - Is elected Pope Innocent V.
1762 - A large English squadron attacks the port of Havana, defended by the Spanish.
1790 - The French Constituent Assembly proclaims the equality of all citizens before the law.
1793 - Louis XVI of France dies guillotined in Paris.
1812 - The Courts of Cadiz create the Council of State.
1854 - The Republican Party is founded in the United States and declares itself against slavery.
1856 - The Jesuits are expelled from Mexico during the rule of Ignacio Comonfort.
1861 - Father and scientist Roberto Landell de Moura is born in Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul. He is considered the inventor of radio. In 1893, before the scientist Guglielmo Marconi tested his first experiment, Landell carried out the first telegraphy and wireless telephony transmissions from the top of Avenida Paulista to the top of Santana.
1875 - Thomas Mann, German writer, Nobel Prize winner in 1929.
1902 - The US Senate sanctions the Spooner Act, which approves the construction of the Panama Canal.
1905 - Born Christian Dior, French fashion designer.
1917 - An earthquake destroys the city of El Salvador and other villages.
1918 - Marcelino Camacho, Spanish union leader is born.
1919 - First meeting of the Irish Parliament confirming the establishment of the Republic of Ireland. >
- The newspaper Il Popolo d'Italia publishes the manifesto of the fascist movement by Benito Mussolini.
1921 - The Italian Communist Party, led by Gramsci, who belonged to the Socialist Party is born.
1927 - American aviator Chamberlain manages to make the second Atlantic crossing by flying from New York to Berlin in 43 hours.
1930 - Emperor Hiro-Hito dissolves the Japanese Parliament.
- Ten Springfield merchants (United States) offer frozen foods for the first time.
1941 - Placido Domingo is born, Spanish tenor.
1942 - World War II: German counter-offensive in North Africa begins.
1944 - World War II: Allied troops land on the Normandy coast (France).
1950 - George Orwell, British writer, dies.
1954 - In the United States, the "Nautilus" is created, the first atomic propulsion submarine.
- The first connection between European television networks, called Eurovision. It involved Germany, the Netherlands, Great Britain, France, Italy, Belgium, Denmark and Switzerland.
1966 - The US spacecraft Gemines IX ends its 72-hour flight, during which it has circled 45 times around Earth.
1968 - US Senator Robert Kennedy dies, shot from the previous day in a Los Angeles hotel.
1976 - The supersonic passenger plane "Concorde" starts the flights.
1980 - More than 300 people die when opening a bullring in Colombia.
1982 - Israel invades southern Lebanon.
1984 - Dies Jorge Guillén, Spanish poet.
1986 - King Juan Carlos I of Spain, Honorary Doctorate in Civil Law at the University of Oxford.
1991 - The new king of Norway, Harald V, swears to the Constitution before the Parliament.
1993 - The liberal Revolutionary Nationalist Movement wins the presidential and legislative elections in Bolivia. His candidate, Gonzalo Sánchez de Lozada, is proclaimed president three days later.
1994 - South Africa joins the Organization for African Unity as a member number 53.
1996 - China agrees to suspend its nuclear tests for ten years.
1998 - John Paul II arrives in Havana for a five-day visit to Cuba. The Catholic Church criticizes the violation of human rights in the country, as well as the US policy of blocking the Caribbean island.
1999 - The Algerian Islamic Salvation Army, the military arm of the Islamic Salvation Front, renounces armed struggle.
1999 - The 29th General Assembly of the Organization of American States (OAS) begins in the Guatemalan city of Antigua.
2001 - Spaniard Joaquin José Martínez, sentenced to death, is found not guilty in a case of double murder in Florida (United States).
2002 - Beginning of rationing of electricity consumption in Brazil.
2005 - The Voyager 1 spacecraft has completed 10,000 days of activity since it was launched into space on September 5, 1977.
2005 - Naka receives city status (Japan).
2009 - Barack Obama's inaugural day in the US presidency.