Tuesday, January 10, 2012

10th of January

Today is the 10th day of the year, with only 355 days remaining.

1776 - Thomas Paine publishes his pamphlet Common Sense.

1861 - Florida decides to secede from the Union.

1870 - John D. Rockefeller incorporates Standard Oil.

1920 - The Treaty of Versailles takes effect, officially ending the War to End All Wars.

1946 - The first General Assembly of the United States opens in London.  Fifty-one nations are represented.

1946 - The U.S. Army Signal Corps successfully conducts Project Diana, bouncing radio waves off the moon and receiving the reflected signals.

1990 - Time Warner is formed from the merger of Time Inc. and Warner Communications Inc.

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