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This day in history

01 January
1610 German astronomer Simon Marius 1st discovers the Jupiter moons, but does not officially report it, Galileo does on July 1 1610.
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01 January
1610 German astronomer Simon Marius 1st discovers the Jupiter moons, but does not officially report it, Galileo does on July 1 1610.
1701 Great Britain & Ireland union is in effect, creating United Kingdom.
1785 "Daily Universal Register" (Times of London) publishes 1st issue.
1846 Yucatan declares independence from México.
1861 President Lincoln declares slavery in Confederate states unlawful.
1863 Emancipation Proclamation (ending slavery) issued by Lincoln.
1959 Castro leads Cuba to victory as Fulgencio Batista flees to Dominican Republic.
02 January
1790 Mozart's opera "Cosi fan tutti" premieres, Vienna.
1839 1st photo of the Moon (French photographer Louis Daguerre).
1905 Elara, a satellite of Jupiter, discovered by Perrine.
1947 Mahatma Gandhi begins march for peace in East-Bengali.
1959 USSR launches Mechta (Luna 1) for 1st lunar fly-by, 1st solar orbit.
1960 Senator John F Kennedy, announces his candidacy for President.
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02 January / 1959
The first spacecraft to fly by the Moon and also to orbit the Sun, Mechta (Luna 1) was launched by the USSR.
03 January / 1958
Sir Edmund Hillary reached the South Pole overland.
05 January / 1896
A German newspaper reported German physicist Wilhelm Roentgen's discovery of X-rays.
07 January / 1927
Transatlantic commercial telephone service began between New York and London.
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