Once Upon a Time in America (1.5.14)


  • 1914: Ford Motor Company announces it would begin an 8-hour workday.


  • 1912: New Mexico becomes the 47th state.


  • 1999: The Senate begins impeachment hearings against President Bill Clinton.


  • 1790: President George Washington delivers the first State of the Union address in New York City.
  • 1835: The national debt is $0.00 for the only time in history.
  • 1964: President Lyndon Johnson declares a war on poverty.
  • 1973: The Watergate scandal trail begins.
  • 2002: No Child Left Behind is signed into law by President George W. Bush.


  • 1788: Connecticut becomes the 5th state.
  • 1861: Mississippi becomes the 2nd state to secede from the Union.
  • 2007: The 1st iPhone in unveiled by Apple CEO Steve Jobs.

JAN 10

  • 1776: Common Sense is published by Thomas Paine.
  • 1861: Florida secedes from the Union.
  • 1990: Time Inc and Warner Communications merge to form Time Warner.

JAN 11

  • 1861: Alabama secedes from the Union.
  • 1973: Major League Baseball owners approve the use of the designated hitter rule in the American League.

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