January 23rd in History

Wham-O buys the Frisbee! In other news, the Ming Dynasty takes power in China, the first female US physician gets her degree, Nixon announces peace in Vietnam, and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inducts its first members. John Hancock, Django Reinhardt, and Ernie Kovacs are born; Edvard Munch, Salvador Dali, and Captain Kangaroo die. Happy Bounty Day!

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January 4th in History

The Burj Khalifa opens, Sputnik 1 crashes, and Jesse Ventura becomes governor of Minnesota! Archbishop Ussher, Sir Isaac Newton, and Louis Braille are born; Elizabeth Ann Seaton, Albert Camus, and T. S. Eliot die. Happy Hwinukan Mukee!

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January 5th in History

The Golden Gate Bridge! In other news, Alfred Dreyfus is convicted of treason, Ford institutes a "living wage" policy, Mr. Green Jeans and Superman are born, Silent Cal and Sonny Bono die.

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January 6th in History

The Washington National Cathedral opens! Joan of Arc, Carl Sandburg, Tom Mix, Kahil Gibran, and John DeLorean are born; Teddy Roosevelt, Dizzy Gillespie, and Rudolf Nureyev die. Happy National Technology Day!

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