22nd of January

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The January 22 (in Austria and South Tyrol : January 22 ) is the 22nd day of the Gregorian calendar , so stay 343 days (344 days in leap years) by year end.

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Events

Politics and world events

1536: Execution of the Anabaptists
1751: École Militaire
1863: Polish fighters
1879: Battle of Isandhlwana
1905: Demonstrators on the way to the Winter Palace
1944: American troops land at Anzio
1946: Flag of the Republic of Kurdistan
1963: Signing of the contract at the Elysée Palace in Paris
2003: Donald Rumsfeld
2006: Evo Morales

economy

Agreed in 2001: Transrapid in Shanghai

science and technology

1968: Apollo 5 takes off for flight

Culture

1909: Wassily Kandinsky
1913: Ernst von Dohnányi

society

religion

1276: coat of arms of Innocent V.
since 1506: Swiss guardsmen

Disasters

  • 1873 : The British clipper Northfleet is rammed by the Spanish steamer Murillo off the Dungeness headland on the coast of Kent in England and goes down, killing 293 passengers and crew.
  • 1906 : The American passenger steamer Valencia collides with a reef in heavy seas off Vancouver Island . Because of the bad weather conditions and the churned sea, rescue ships cannot do anything for the castaways. 136 people are killed. It is one of the worst shipping accidents in the Pacific Northwest .
  • 1973 : A Boeing 707 of Royal Jordanian accident (on behalf of the Nigerian Airlines) in Kano on the way back from Mecca ( Saudi Arabia ) with 193 pilgrims and nine crew members on board. 176 of the 202 inmates die.

Minor accidents are listed in the sub-articles of Catastrophe .

Sports

Entries of athletics world records can be found under the respective discipline under athletics .

Born

Before the 18th century

Francis Bacon (* 1561)

18th century

Gotthold Ephraim Lessing (* 1729)
George Gordon Byron (* 1788)

19th century

1801-1850

Marie von Schleinitz (* 1842)

1851-1900

Eugéne Christophe (* 1885)

20th century

1901-1925

Baruch Ashlag (* 1907)
William Warfield (* 1920)

1926-1950

Piper Laurie (born 1932)
John Hurt (* 1940)
Marianne Birthler (* 1948)

1951-1975

Cajus Julius Caesar (* 1951)
David S. Addington (* 1957)
Peter Lohmeyer (* 1962)
Diane Lane (born 1965)
Annette Frier (* 1974)

1976-2000

Guy Wilks (* 1981)
Greg Oden (* 1988)

Died

Before the 16th century

16th to 18th century

Elisabeth of Austria († 1592)

19th century

Karl Gottlieb Bretschneider († 1848)
August Willich († 1878)

20th century

1901-1950

Queen Victoria († 1901)
Else Schüler († 1945)

1951-2000

Claire Waldoff († 1957)
Lyndon B. Johnson († 1973)
Telly Savalas († 1994)

21st century

Bill Mauldin († 2003)
Abbé Pierre († 2007)

Holidays and memorial days

  • Church memorial days

The list of commemorative and action days contains further entries .


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