This Day in History: January

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Can you name the events that happened on each day in January?

Featured Jan 3, 2012

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Jan 1Fulgencio Batista fled a rebel army led by this man (1959).
Jan 2The reconquista removed the Moors from this nation (1492).
Jan 3This man was excommunicated by Pope Leo X (1521).
Jan 4This man refused to turn over tape recordings to the Senate (1974).
Jan 5Construction on this San Francisco bridge began (1933).
Jan 6According to tradition, this French saint was born (1412).
Jan 7Vietnam overthrew this Cambodian government (1979).
Jan 8Andrew Jackson defeated the British in this battle (1815).
Jan 9Thomas Paine published this pamphlet (1776).
Jan 10This international organization came into being (1920).
Jan 11This volcano erupted on the Italian island of Sicily (1669).
Jan 12Congress authorized the US military to force Iraq from this nation (1991).
Jan 13The Pope declared this military order 'an army of God' (1128).
Jan 14Roosevelt and Churchill met in this Moroccan city (1943).
Jan 15Nebuchadnezzar began his siege of this city (588 BC).
Jan 16This 'terrible' czar was crowned in Russia (1547).
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Jan 17This president warned of the 'military-industrial complex' (1961).
Jan 18Soviet troops began to end a 2+ year siege of this Russian city (1944).
Jan 19Germany sent the Zimmermann Telegram to this nation asking them to attack the US (1917).
Jan 2052 US hostages were released from this nation after 444 days (1981).
Jan 21This french king was executed by guillotine during the French Revolution (1793).
Jan 22The soldiers of Czar Nicholas II opened fire on protestors in what became known as '__ __' (1905).
Jan 23Nixon announced an end to fighting in this conflict (1973).
Jan 24A Japanese soldier was found still fighting this war (1972).
Jan 25Henry VIII ignored the Pope and married this woman (1533).
Jan 26This future nation was started as a British penal colony (1788)
Jan 27The Soviet Union liberated this concentration camp (1945).
Jan 28This space shuttle exploded (1986).
Jan 29This poem by Poe was published (1845).
Jan 30This peaceful man was assassinated (1948).
Jan 31This nation resumed unrestricted submarine warfare (1917).

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