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Events that Happened “A Day as Today”

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Events that Happened “A Day as Today”

January 22 – A Day as Today – Events

  • 1188: in the Kingdom of León, Alfonso IX is proclaimed king, after the death of his father Fernando II.
  • 1211: King Pedro II of Aragon accepts the vassalage of the knight Simón IV de Montfort over different territories of Occitania.
  • 1800: In the United States, Adams County is incorporated into Pennsylvania.
  • 1801: in Santo Domingo, the Spanish forces capitulate to those of the Haitian Toussaint-Louverture.
  • 1809: the Central Board of Seville declares that the Spanish colonies in America “are not properly colonies or factories, like those of other nations, but an essential and independent part of the Spanish Monarchy.”
  • 1810: Jerónimo Merino, whose guerrilla was acting on the communications between Burgos and Valladolid, surprises a French division in the vicinity of the town of Dueñas, and more than 1500 men are ambushed.
  • 1820: in Uruguay, José Gervasio Artigas is defeated after a three-and-a-half-year war against the Portuguese and after fighting more than 500 battles.
  • 1826: in Chile the annexation of the Chiloé archipelago, the last territory of the Spanish crown in South America, is made official.
  • 1826: in El Callao (Peru) the Real Felipe Fortress, the last stronghold of the Spanish resistance in South America, surrenders.
  • 1879: in Swaziland, the battle of Isandwana is fought between British troops and Zulu warriors for control of that country.
  • 1903: The United States and Colombia sign the Herran-Hay treaty for the construction of the Panama Canal.
  • 1904: in Norway, a fire totally destroys the city of Ålesund.
  • 1905: in Saint Petersburg (Imperial Russia) the Winter Palace is taken over by 30,000 workers led by Pope Georgi Gapon.
  • 1909: Russia rejects the Finnish petition for the right to self-determination.
  • 1910: the repatriation of the Spanish troops that fought in the Moroccan campaign begins.
  • 1917: In the United States, President Woodrow Wilson presents a Peace Commission to the Senate.
  • 1918: in Kiev the People’s Republic of Ukraine is proclaimed, whose Government is declared independent.
  • 1921: in Spain, the government establishes compulsory workers’ insurance for all workers.
  • 1926: the Spanish seaplane Plus Ultra begins the first flight over the South Atlantic.
  • 1929: Dominican Republic and Haiti sign a treaty that establishes the borders between the two countries.
  • 1931: the telephone service between the Iberian Peninsula and the Canary Islands begins to operate in Spain.
  • 1932: in England, the Church of England and the Old Catholic Church announce their union.
  • 1932: in El Salvador there is a peasant uprising that is violently repressed by the government.
  • 1934: The American film The Lucky Texan is released, starring John Wayne.
  • 1936: Edward VIII of England is proclaimed King.
  • 1939: uranium fission is achieved at Columbia University (United States).
  • 1941: in Tobruk (Libya) – in the framework of the Second World War – the Italian garrison capitulates to the allied forces.
  • 1942: Argentina wins a match against Ecuador 12-0.
  • 1942: in Bahía Blanca (Argentina) the Roberto Natalio Carminatti Stadium of the Olimpo Club is inaugurated.
  • 1944: near Rome (Italy) —in the framework of the Second World War— allied troops land in Anzio and undertake the conquest of that country.
  • 1944: in Luna Park (Buenos Aires), Colonel Juan Domingo Perón meets Eva Duarte.
  • 1959: in Havana (Cuba) very summary military trials are started against the collaborators of the overthrown President Fulgencio Batista.
  • 1962: in Punta del Este (Uruguay), the OAS conference agreed to the expulsion of Cuba from that organization, due to strong pressure from the United States.
  • 1963: Germany and France are reconciled after the signing by Charles de Gaulle and Konrad Adenauer of the Treaty of the Elysee.
  • 1966: in a well 213 meters underground, in the U10m area of ​​the Nevada Atomic Test Site (about 100 km northwest of the city of Las Vegas), at 7:17 a.m. (local time) the United States detonates its Reo atomic bomb, 0.15 kt. It is the 446th bomb out of 1,132 that the United States detonated between 1945 and 1992.
  • 1967: the Massacre of January 22 occurs in Managua (Nicaragua) when soldiers of the National Guard (GN) machine-gun a demonstration of the first electoral coalition Unión Nacional Opositora (UNO) ―whose presidential candidate was Dr. Fernando Agüero Rocha― which protested against President Lorenzo Guerrero Gutiérrez and General Anastasio Somoza Debayle (candidate of the ruling Nationalist Liberal Party and head of the GN) causing between 1,000 and 1,500 deaths.
  • 1968: in Cape Canaveral (Florida), the United States launches Apollo 5.
  • 1970: the first commercial flight of the Boeing 747 aircraft takes place in the United States.
  • 1972: Denmark, the United Kingdom and Ireland become members of the EEC (European Economic Community).
  • 1972: in Spain, after four days of kidnapping, the terrorist group ETA frees the industrialist Lorenzo Zabala.
  • 1977: In the United States, President Jimmy Carter grants amnesty to defectors from Vietnam.
  • 1980: in the Soviet Union, the dissident and Soviet scientist Andrei Sakharov is exiled to the city of Gorky.
  • 1982: in Chile, former president Eduardo Frei Montalva dies.
  • 1987: in Harrisburg (Pennsylvania), the American politician Robert Budd Dwyer (47) commits suicide in public to avoid being imprisoned for various crimes.
  • 1992: in Washington D. C., 47 countries meet to coordinate aid to the countries of the former Soviet Union.
  • 1993: in Yugoslavia, the Croatian army launches an offensive against the territory of Krajina, an enclave occupied by the Serbs in Croatia, after a year of truce between the two factions.
  • 1993: in Spain, the terrorist group ETA assassinates José R. Domínguez Burillo, a prison official.
  • 1994: in Spain a hundred academics of the Castilian language from 20 of the 22 existing institutions in the world in Huelva (Andalusia) urge their respective governments to defend the Spanish language and culture.
  • 1995: In the United States, Shawn Michaels wins the Royal Rumble eliminating the British Bulldog to win the competition.
  • 1996: in Africa: Tanzania closes its border with Burundi and prevents the entry of 17,000 Rwandan refugees.
  • 2003: the Palace of Versailles hosts the first joint session in the history of the Parliaments of France and Germany.
  • 2006: in Bolivia, Evo Morales assumes the presidency of the country.
  • 2006: Kobe Bryant scores 81 points in an NBA game. Establishing the second highest scoring mark in league history.
  • 2010: in Bolivia, Evo Morales assumes the country’s second presidential term.
  • 2015: in Bolivia, for the third consecutive time Evo Morales assumes the presidency of the country.
  • 2016: the exoplanet with the longest and widest orbit known so far, corresponding to 2MASS J2126-8140, was discovered.

Who was Born “A Day as Today”?

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Who was Born “A Day as Today”?

January 22 – A Day as Today – Births

  • 826: Montoku Tennō, Japanese emperor (d. 858).
  • 1440: Ivan III, the Great, Muscovite prince between 1462 and 1505 (d. 1505).
  • 1552: Walter Raleigh, English sailor, writer and politician (d. 1618).
  • 1561: Francis Bacon, English philosopher (d. 1626).
  • 1592: Pierre Gassendi, philosopher, scientist and mathematician (d. 1655).
  • 1654: Sir Richard Blackmore, British poet, religious and physician (d. 1729).
  • 1665: Sebastián de Jesús, Spanish Franciscan friar (d. 1743).
  • 1690: Nicolas Lancret, French painter (d. 1743).
  • 1729: Gotthold Ephraim Lessing, German poet (d. 1781).
  • 1775: Manuel del Pópulo Vicente García, Spanish tenor (d. 1832)
  • 1788: Lord Byron, British poet (d. 1824).
  • 1789: Luca Passi, Italian religious (d. 1866).
  • 1796 – Karl Ernst Claus, Russian chemist and naturalist (d. 1864).
  • 1797: Maria Leopoldina of Austria, queen consort of Brazil (d. 1826).
  • 1814: Eduard Zeller, German philosopher and theologian (d. 1908).
  • 1838: Henry Brunner, British chemist (d. 1916).
  • 1845: Filomena Tamarit e Ibarra, Spanish aristocrat and benefactress (d. 1921).
  • 1845: Paul Vidal de La Blache, French geographer (d. 1918).
  • 1849: August Strindberg, Swedish writer and playwright (d. 1912).
  • 1852: Francisco Fernández Iparraguirre, Spanish pharmacist, botanist and linguist (d. 1889).
  • 1855: Albert Neisser German microbiologist (d. 1916).
  • 1858: Beatrice Webb, British economist (d. 1943).
  • 1865: Wilbur Scoville, American chemist (d. 1942).
  • 1869: Grigori Rasputin, Russian mystic (d. 1916).
  • 1875 – David Wark Griffith, American filmmaker (d. 1948).
  • 1879: Francis Picabia, French painter (d. 1953).
  • 1887: Fanny Anitúa, Mexican alto (d. 1968).
  • 1888: Rodolfo Gaona, Mexican bullfighter (d. 1975).
  • 1889: Henri Pélissier, French cyclist (d. 1935).
  • 1891: Antonio Gramsci, Italian thinker (d. 1937).
  • 1893: Conrad Veidt, German actor (d. 1943).
  • 1897: Rosa Ponselle, American soprano (d. 1981)
  • 1898: Sergei Eisenstein, director of Russian theater and cinema (d. 1948).
  • 1900: Ernst Busch, German singer and actor (d. 1980).
  • 1901: Hans Erich Apostel, Austrian classical composer (d. 1972).
  • 1901: Alberto Hurtado Cruchaga, Jesuit priest and Chilean saint (d. 1952).
  • 1903: Fritz Houtermans, Polish physicist (d. 1966).
  • 1904: George Balanchine, Russian-American choreographer (d. 1983).
  • 1906: Robert E. Howard, American writer (d. 1936).
  • 1907: Douglas Corrigan, American aviator (d. 1995).
  • 1908: Lev Landau, Azerbaijani physicist, 1962 Nobel Prize winner in physics (d. 1968).
  • 1908: Hammie Nixon, American singer (d. 1984).
  • 1909: Faustino Cordón, Spanish biologist (f. 1999).
  • 1909: Porfirio Rubirosa, Dominican diplomat (d. 1965).
  • 1909: Ann Sothern, American actress (d. 2001).
  • 1909: U Thant, Burmese diplomat, secretary general of the UN between 1962 and 1971 (d. 1974).
  • 1911: Suzanne Danco Belgian soprano and mezzo-soprano (f. 2000)
  • 1912: Francisco Cabañas, Mexican boxer (f. 2002).
  • 1916: Henri Dutilleux, French composer. (f. 2013)
  • 1917: José Luis Molinuevo, Spanish footballer (f. 2002).
  • 1918: Isaac Aisemberg, Argentine writer and screenwriter (d. 1997).
  • 1920: Irving Kristol, American publicist (d. 2009).
  • 1920: Chiara Lubich, founder and president of the Focolare Movement (f. 2008).
  • 1920: Alf Ramsey, British footballer and coach (d. 1999).
  • 1922: Leonel Brizola, Brazilian politician (d. 2004).
  • 1923: Diana Douglas, American actress (d. 2015)
  • 1927: Juan Guerrero Zamora, Spanish television producer (d. 2002).
  • 1928: Jorge Ibargüengoitia, Mexican writer (d. 1983).
  • 1930: Mariví Bilbao, Spanish actress (d. 2013).
  • 1931: Sam Cooke, American musician (d. 1964).
  • 1932: Piper Laurie, American film actress.
  • 1932: Francisco Brines, Spanish poet.
  • 1933: Carlos Revilla, Spanish dubbing actor (d. 2000).
  • 1934: Bill Bixby, American actor (f. 1993).
  • 1935: Seymour Cassel, American actor (d. 2019).
  • 1936: Alan J. Heeger, American physicist, 2000 Nobel Prize winner for chemistry.
  • 1939: Luigi Simoni, Italian soccer player, coach and sports leader (f. 2020).
  • 1940: John Hurt, British actor (d. 2017).
  • 1942: Jaime Humberto Hermosillo, Mexican filmmaker (f. 2020).
  • 1944: Angela Winkler, German actress.
  • 1945: Eduardo Alquinta, Chilean singer and guitarist, of the band Los Jaivas (f. 2003).
  • 1945: María Teresa Chacín, Venezuelan singer.
  • 1945: Jean Pierre Nicolas, French rally driver.
  • 1946: Malcolm McLaren, British musician, manager and producer.
  • 1946: Inés Miguens, Argentine tango singer.
  • 1947: Afeni Shakur, American businesswoman.
  • 1947: José Vicente Anaya, Mexican poet, writer and journalist.
  • 1949: Steve Perry, American musician, of the band Journey.
  • 1949: Eduardo Dockendorff, Chilean architect.
  • 1953: Myung-whun Chung, South Korean pianist and conductor.
  • 1953: Jim Jarmusch, American filmmaker.
  • 1959: Linda Blair, American actress.
  • 1960: Michael Hutchence, Australian singer, of the band INXS (f. 1997).
  • 1961: Quintin Dailey, American basketball player (d. 2010).
  • 1961: Daniel Johnston, American musician, singer-songwriter and artist.
  • 1961: Luba Orgonasova, Slovak soprano.
  • 1962: Mizan Zainal Abidin, Malay Sultan of Terengganu.
  • 1963: Andrei Tchmil, Belgian cyclist of Soviet origin.
  • 1965: Steven Adler, American drummer, of the band Guns N’Roses.
  • 1965: Diane Lane, American actress.
  • 1966: Fabián Von Quintiero, Argentine musician.
  • 1968: Heath (Hiroshi Morie), Japanese musician, of the band X Japan.
  • 1968: Frank Leboeuf, French footballer.
  • 1968: Mauricio Serna, Colombian footballer.
  • 1970: Abraham Olano, Spanish cyclist.
  • 1972: Patricio Camps, Argentine soccer player.
  • 1972: Gabriel Macht, American actor.
  • 1972: Marcelo Pontiroli, Argentine footballer.
  • 1972: Gonzalo Rodríguez, Uruguayan motorsport driver (f. 1999).
  • 1973: Rogério Ceni, Brazilian soccer player.
  • 1973: Bárbara Rebolledo, Chilean television presenter.
  • 1974: Aristóteles Sandoval, Mexican politician (f. 2020).
  • 1975: Balthazar Getty, American actor.
  • 1975: Jonatan Binotto, Italian footballer.
  • 1977: Mario Domm, Mexican singer and composer, from the duo Camila.
  • 1977: Hidetoshi Nakata, Japanese footballer.
  • 1979: Carlos Ruiz, Panamanian baseball player.
  • 1980: Christopher Masterson, American actor.
  • 1980: Ben Moody, American guitarist, of the band Evanescence.
  • 1980: Adam Tuominen, Australian actor.
  • 1980: Jonathan Woodgate, British footballer.
  • 1982: Fabricio Coloccini, Argentine soccer player.
  • 1982: Gonzalo López, Chilean bassist, of the bands Los Bunkers and López
  • 1983: Iban Zubiaurre, Spanish footballer.
  • 1984: Raica Oliveira, Brazilian model.
  • 1984: Leon Powe, American basketball player.
  • 1985: Mohamed Sissoko, French footballer.
  • 1985: Orianthi Panagaris, Australian guitarist and singer.
  • 1986: Adrián Ramos, Colombian soccer player.
  • 1988: Marcel Schmelzer, German footballer.
  • 1990: Laura Ester, Spanish water polo player.
  • 1992: Leandro Marín, Argentine soccer player.
  • 1993: Rio Haryanto, Indonesian racing driver.
  • 1994: Hendrik Bonmann, German footballer.
  • 1998: silent, producer, rapper, composer and American actor.

Who Left Us “A Day as Today”?

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Who Left Us “A Day as Today”?

January 22 – A Day as Today – Deaths

  • 1199: Yusuf II, Almohad caliph (b. 1160).
  • 1592: Elizabeth of Austria, Austrian aristocrat and queen consort of France (b. 1554).
  • 1599: Cristofano Malvezzi, Italian composer (b. 1547).
  • 1636: Gregorio Fernández, Spanish sculptor (b. 1576).
  • 1666: Sha Yaján, Mongol Emperor between 1628 and 1658 (b. 1592).
  • 1755: Antonio Viladomat, Spanish Baroque painter (b.1678).
  • 1803: María Teresa del Toro y Alayza, Venezuelan personality (b. 1781).
  • 1820: Pantaleón Sotelo, Uruguayan military artiguista.
  • 1840: Johann Friedrich Blumenbach, German anthropologist (b. 1752).
  • 1859: José Santos de la Hera, Spanish military and politician (b. 1792).
  • 1888: Miguel Luis Amunátegui, Chilean historian (b. 1828).
  • 1900 – David Edward Hughes, British American inventor and physicist (b. 1831).
  • 1901: Victoria I (81), British Queen (b.1819).
  • 1904: Laura Vicuña, young student and Chilean Salesian Blessed (b. 1891).
  • 1909: Emil Erlenmeyer, German chemist (b. 1825).
  • 1919: Carl Larsson, Swedish painter (b.1853).
  • 1922: Benedict XV, Italian pope between 1914 and 1922 (b. 1854).
  • 1922: Fredrik Bajer, Danish writer and pacifist, Nobel Peace Prize winner in 1908 (b. 1837).
  • 1942: Walter Richard Sickert, British impressionist painter of German origin (b. 1860).
  • 1959 – Mike Hawthorn, British motor racing driver (b.1929).
  • 1964: Marc Blitzstein, American pianist and composer (b.1905).
  • 1966: Herbert Marshall, British actor (b.1890).
  • 1973 – Lyndon B. Johnson, American President (b.1908).
  • 1977: Maysa, Brazilian singer and songwriter (b.1936).
  • 1977: Pascual Pérez, Argentine boxer (b.1926).
  • 1982: Eduardo Frei Montalva, Chilean politician and president (b.1911).
  • 1987: Budd Dwyer, American politician; for televised suicide (b.1939).
  • 1992: Luís de Albuquerque, Portuguese historian (b. 1917).
  • 1993: Kōbō Abe, Japanese writer (b.1924).
  • 1994: Jean-Louis Barrault, French theater director, mime and actor (b.1910).
  • 1994: Telly Savalas, American actor (b.1924).
  • 1995: Rose Kennedy, American woman, mother of President John Kennedy.
  • 2000: Carlo Cossutta, Italian-Argentine tenor (b.1932).
  • 2000: Anne Hébert, Canadian poet (b.1916).
  • 2002: Robert Nozick, American philosopher (b.1938).
  • 2002: Peter Bardens, British keyboardist (b.1944).
  • 2003: John Tolkien, British Catholic priest, eldest son of the writer J. R. R. Tolkien (b.1917).
  • 2004: Billy May, American composer (b.1916).
  • 2005: Consuelo Velázquez, Mexican composer (b.1924).
  • 2007: Ramón Marsal, Spanish footballer (b.1937).
  • 2007: Henri Grouès (Abbe Pierre), French Catholic priest (b.1912).
  • 2008: Heath Ledger, Australian actor (b.1979).
  • 2010: James Mitchell (actor), American actor (born 1920).
  • 2010: Jean Simmons, British actress (b.1929).
  • 2011: Gervasio Guillot, Uruguayan judge (b.1933).
  • 2011: Dennis Oppenheim, American artist and sculptor (b.1938).
  • 2012: Rita Gorr, Belgian mezzo-soprano (b.1926).
  • 2012: Joe Paterno, American football coach (b.1926).
  • 2013: María Gómez Valbuena, Spanish religious of the Sisters of Charity; imputed in the case of the stolen children (n.1925) .2
  • 2014: Manu Leguineche, Spanish writer and journalist (b.1941).
  • 2014: Fabio Manes, Argentine journalist and television host (b. 1964).

What is Celebrated “A Day as Today”?

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What is Celebrated “A Day as Today”?

January 22 – A Day as Today – Celebrations

  • Poland: Grandfather’s Day.
  • Valencia (Spain): festival of San Vicente Mártir.
  • Saint Vincent and the Grenadines: Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Day.
  • Ukraine: Ukraine Day.
  • Bolivia: Day of the plurinational state.

Catholic Santoral “A Day as Today”

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Catholic Santoral “A Day as Today”

January 22 – A Day as Today – Catholic Santoral

  • Saint Vincent of Zaragoza, deacon and martyr (304).
  • Saint Valerius or Valero of Zaragoza, bishop (305/315).
  • Saint Gaudencio of Novara (c. 418).
  • Saint Anastasius of Sergiuspolis, monk and martyr (628).
  • Saint Barnardo de Vienne, bishop (842).
  • Saint Dominic of Sora, abbot (1031).
  • Blessed Maria Mancini (1431).
  • Blessed Antonio della Chiesa, priest of the Order of Preachers (1459).
  • Blessed William Patenson, priest and martyr (1592).
  • Saints Francisco Gil de Federich and Mateo Alonso de Leziniana, priests of the Order of Preachers and martyrs (1745).
  • Saint Vincent Pallotti, priest, founder of the Society of the Catholic Apostolate (1850).
  • Blessed Guillermo José Chaminade, priest (1850).
  • Blessed Laura Vicuña, virgin (1904).
  • Blessed José Nascimbene, priest, founder of the Institute of the Little Sisters of the Holy Family (1922).
  • Blessed Ladislao Batthyány-Strattmann (1931).

What Sign of the Zodiac Rules those Born “A Day as Today”?

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January 22 – A Day as Today – Zodiac sign

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