Saturday, January 10, 2009
The INS registration deadline for males in the United States aged 16 and older from Afghanistan, Algeria, Bahrain, Eritrea, Lebanon, Morocco, North Korea, Oman, Qatar, Somalia, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates and Yemen. A controversial Bush administration policy designed to capture terrorists requires all such men to submit to special registration procedures consisting of fingerprinting, photographing, and lengthy interviews concerning their whereabouts, associations, and activities.
North Korea formally withdraws from the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty.
Thursday, January 10, 2002
America Online announces an agreement to purchase Time Warner for $162 billion (the largest-ever corporate merger).
America On-line announces an agreement to buy Time Warner for $162 billion. This is the largest-ever corporate merger.
The armed wing of the Islamic Salvation Front
concludes its negotiations with the government for an amnesty and disbands in Algeria
n Civil War#GIA destroyed, GSPC discontinues)
Wednesday, January 10, 1990
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Tuesday, January 10, 1989
In accordance with United Nations Security Council Resolution 626 and the New York Accords, Cuban troops begin withdrawing from Angola.
Thursday, January 10, 1985
The lowest ever United Kingdom temperature of is recorded at Braemar, in Aberdeenshire. This equals the record set in the same place in 1895 (the record is equalled again at Altnaharra in 1995).
Saturday, January 10, 1981
Tuesday, January 10, 1978
Tuesday, January 10, 1967
Segregationist Lester Maddox is sworn in as Governor of Georgia.
"Introducing...the Beatles" is released by Chicago's Vee-Jay Records to get the jump on Capitol Records' release of "Meet the Beatles!
", scheduled for January 20. The two record companies fight over Vee-Jay's release of this album in court.
Wednesday, January 10, 1962
Thursday, January 10, 1957
Saturday, January 10, 1942
Lend-Lease is introduced into the U.S. Congress.
Wednesday, January 10, 1940
WWII: Mechelen Incident: A German plane carrying secret plans for the invasion of western Europe makes a forced landing in Belgium, leading to mobilization of defense forces in the Low Countries.
Wednesday, January 10, 1934
Thursday, January 10, 1929
Thursday, January 10, 1924
Wednesday, January 10, 1923
Poland annexes the Republic of Central Lithuania
Tuesday, January 10, 1922
Saturday, January 10, 1920
ndash The Freikorps attacks Spartacist supporters around Berlin, Germany.
Saturday, January 10, 1914
Mexican Revolution: Pancho Villa's troops take Ojinaga in the Mexican state of Chihuahua.
Tuesday, January 10, 1899
Wednesday, January 10, 1883
A fire at the Newhall Hotel in Milwaukee
kills 73 people.
Shogun Tokugawa Yoshinobu declares the emperor's declaration illegal and prepares to attack Kyoto.
Saturday, January 10, 1863
In the Swiss Canton Ticino, the roof of the church of Sant'Antonio in Locarno
collapses under the weight of snow, killing 47.ref name=Resoconto/
Thursday, January 10, 1861
American Civil War: Florida secedes from the Union.
Tuesday, January 10, 1860
Uniform Penny Post is introduced in the United Kingdom.
Wednesday, January 10, 1838
A fire destroys Lloyd's Coffee House and the Royal Exchange in London.
Tuesday, January 10, 1809
Tuesday, January 10, 1786
Thursday, January 10, 1709
February ndash In America, Mardi Gras is celebrated one more time with "Masque de la Mobile" in the capital of French Louisianne, Mobile (Alabama), before Mobile is moved 27 miles (43 km) down the Mobile River to Mobile Bay in 1711.
Wednesday, January 10, 1663
Tuesday, January 10, 1645
Sir Thomas Roe, emissary from the court of King James I of England, presents his credentials to the Mughal Emperor Jahangir, in Ajmer Fort, thus opening the door to the British presence in India.Jehângïr's period of stay at Ajmer was from 5 Shawwäl 1022 to 1 Zil-qä'da 1025 equivalent to November 8, 1613 to October 31, 1616. Roe sailed in the "Lyon" under the command of captain Christopher Newport, best known for his role in the Virginia colonies.
Sunday, January 1, 1475 (Julianian calendar)
Sunday, January 1, 1430 (Julianian calendar)
Thursday, January 1, 1422 (Julianian calendar)
Hussite Wars: Battle of Deutschbrod: The Hussites defeat 2,000 Royalist Crusaders.
Wednesday, January 4, 1072 (Julianian calendar)
Wednesday, January 5, 976 (Julianian calendar)
Thursday, January 7, 684 (Julianian calendar)
Thursday, January 12, 69 (Julianian calendar)