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 This day in History - January 1
692 Historic Events for January 1
1932

Rasse und Siedlungshauptamt publishes Himmler's wedding laws

Event
1933

Anders Bo Leif Linde, composer

Birth
1933

James A Abrahamson, USAF/astronaut

Birth
1933

Joe Orton, England, actor/dramatist (Prick Up Your Ears)

Birth
1934

Jakob Wassermann, writer, dies at 60

Death
1934

Alcatraz officially becomes a federal prison

Event
1934

Federal Deposit Insurance Corp (US bank guarantor) effective

Event
1934

International Telecommunication Union established

Event
1935

Valentin Nikolaevich N Benderov, Russia, cosmonaut

Birth
1935

Harold Martina, Netherland Antilles, pianist/conductor

Birth
1935

Eastern Airlines hires Eddie Rickenbacker as GM

Event
1935

Associated Press inaugurates Wirephoto

Event
1935

Pres Mustapha Kemal Pasha names himself "Ataturk: Father of Turkey"

Event
1935

1st Sugar Bowl and 1st Orange Bowl

Event
1936

1st newspaper to microfilm its current issues, NY Herald Tribune

Event
1936

Eve Queler, NYC, conductor

Birth
1936

Willye B White, US jumper (Olympics-silver-1956)

Birth
1937

Count Claus von Stauffenberg promoted to captain

Event
1937

US Army Air Corps physiological research laboratory completed, Ohio

Event
1937

Anastasio Somoza becomes president of Nicaragua

Event
1938

Bill Emerson, (Rep-R-MO, 1981- )

Birth
1938

Beatrix Wilhelmina Armgard, Queen of Netherlands (1980- )

Birth
1940

Frank Langella, Bayonne NJ, actor (Dracula, Diary of a Mad Housewife)

Birth
1940

Jack Kiefer, Columbia PA, PGA golfer (1994 Ralphs Senior Classic)

Birth
1940

Laszlo Sary, composer

Birth