Today in History

What happened on the 22nd of January in history?

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  • 1813
    Americans capture Frenchtown Canada
  • 1840
    New Zealand settled by British
  • 1850
    Alta California becomes a daily paper 1st such in Calif
  • 1905
    Bloody Sunday; Russian demonstrators fired on by tsarist troops
  • 1939
    Aquatic Park dedicated
  • 1943
    Battle of Anzio Allies stopped on the beach
  • 1947
    1st coml TV station west of Mississippi opens Hollywood Ca
  • 1949
    Chinatown telephone exchange closed
  • 1968
    Apollo 5 launched to moon Unmanned lunar module tests made
  • 1973
    Supreme Court approves abortions
  • 1975
    Lansat 2 an Earth Resources Technology Satellite is launched
  • 1981
    40th Islander shut-out opponent - 3-0 vs Red Wings-Billy Smith 15th