Monday, May 27, 2024 (Week 22)

January 22 in History

What happened on January 22 in history?

A chronological timetable of historical events that occurred on january 22 in history. Historical facts of the day in the areas of military, politics, science, music, sports, arts, entertainment and more. Discover what happened on january 22 in history.

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1982
President Ronald Reagan formally links progress in arms control to Soviet repression in Poland.
1979
Abu Hassan, the alleged planner of the 1972 Munich raid, is killed by a bomb in Beirut.
1971
Communist forces shell Phnom Penh, Cambodia, for the first time.
1944
U.S. troops under Major General John P. Lucas make an amphibious landing behind German lines at Anzio, Italy, just south of Rome.
1943
Axis forces pull out of Tripoli for Tunisia, destroying bases as they leave.
1939
A Nazi order erases the old officer caste, tying the army directly to the Party.
1932
Government troops crush a Communist uprising in Northern Spain.
1930
Admiral Richard Byrd charts a vast area of Antarctica.
1913
During the War of 1812, British forces under Henry Proctor defeat a U.S. contingent planning an attack on Fort Detroit.
1913
Turkey consents to the Balkan peace terms and gives up Adrianople.
1912
Second Monte Carlo auto race begins.
1905
Russian troops fire on civilians beginning Bloody Sunday in St. Petersburg.
1879
Eighty-two British soldiers hold off attacks by 4,000 Zulu warriors at the Battle of Rorke’s Drift in South Africa.
1863
In an attempt to out flank Robert E. Lee‘s Army of Northern Virginia, General Ambrose Burnside leads his army on a march to north Fredericksburg, but foul weather bogs his army down in what will become known as the “Mud March”.
1824
A British force is wiped out by an Asante army under Osei Bonsu on the African Gold Coast. This is the first defeat for a colonial power.
1807
President Thomas Jefferson exposes a plot by Aaron Burr to form a new republic in the Southwest.
1689
England’s “Bloodless Revolution” reaches its climax when parliament invites William and Mary to become joint sovereigns.