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This Date in History Calendar- January 12

In environment, Feminism, Foreign Affairs, History, television, War, World War II on January 12, 2008 by Editor Z

“Batman” the television series, first debuts on ABC in 1966.

Courtesy: Hippy.com, wikipedia, History Channel

1915: The Rocky Mountain National Park is first established by the U.S Congress.

1915: A measure that would have extended the right to vote to women is rejected by the U.S House of Represenatives.

1932: Hattie W Caraway becomes the first female elected to the U.S Senate.

1942: Just a month following the bombing of Pearl Harbor, U.S president Franklin Delano Roosevelt establishes the National War Labor Board.

1966: The classic television series Batman first debuts.

1971: Anti-War radical the reverend Philip Berrigan is indicted with several others for amongst other things a plot to kidnap then national Security Advisor Henry Kissinger.

1971: Ralph Nader establishes the Earth Act Group.

1971: The controversial but legendary sitcom All in the Family debuts.

1991: Legislation by the U.S Congress authorizing the use of millitary force to drive Iraqi forces from Kuwait is passed, an authorization for what later would become the Persian Gulf war.


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