This Date in History Calendar- January 26

In Foreign Affairs, History, Industry, Native Americans, scandal, Technology, World War II on January 26, 2008 by Editor Z

First U.S state prohibition law implemented on this date in 1838.

Courtesy:, wikipedia, History Channel

1838: Tennessee becomes the first state in the U.S to implement a prohibition law against alcohol.

1856:”The first Battle of Seattle”, when U.S Marines drive off Native Americans whop have been battling colonists.

1911: A seaplane is flown successfully for the first time in the U.S.

1930: The Indian National Congress, in British Occupied India declares today its Independence Day.

1939: Fascist Forces under the leadership Spanish Nationalist General Fransisco Franco seize Barcelona.

1944: Writer and radical activist Angela Davis is born.

1962: The space craft Ranger 3 is launched into space to study the moon.

1988: “The Phantom of the Opera” has its first Broadway Performance at the New York City majestic theater.

1998: In the early stages of the Lewinsky scandal, at a press conference then U.S President Bill Clinton denies having “sexual relations” with Monica Lewinsky.



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