Dismiss Notice

Welcome To CK5!

Registering is free and easy! Hope to see you on the forums soon.

Score a FREE t-shirt and membership sticker when you sign up for a Premium Membership and choose the recurring plan.

Today in history, 1-25

Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by Bubba Ray Boudreaux, Jan 25, 2003.

  1. Bubba Ray Boudreaux

    Bubba Ray Boudreaux 1 ton status

    Joined:
    Jan 21, 2001
    Posts:
    20,716
    Likes Received:
    2
    Location:
    Undisclosed Location
    1870 Soda fountain patented by Gustavus Dows

    1918 Russia declared a republic of Soviets

    1924 1st Winter Olympic games open in Chamonix, France

    1949 1st Israeli election - Ben-Gurion's Mapai party wins

    1955 Russia ends state of war with Germany

    1955 Columbia University scientists develop an atomic clock accurate to within one second in 300 years

    1955 US & Panama sign canal treaty

    1970 Robert Altman's "M*AS*H" premieres

    1981 52 Americans held hostage by Iran for 444 days arrived back in US

    1981 Super Bowl XV Oakland Raiders beat Philadelphia Eagles, 27-10 in New Orleans; Super Bowl MVP Jim Plunkett, Oakland, Quarterback

    BORN ON THIS DATE
    1941 Elzie "Buddy" Baker race-car driver

    1962 Chris Chelios Chicago IL, NHL defenseman (Chicago Blackhawks, Detroit Red Wings, Team USA)

    DIED ON THIS DATE
    1906 Joseph Wheeler II Confederate General, dies at 70

    1947 Al Capone Chicago gangster, dies of syphilis at 48
     

Share This Page