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January 2 Historical Events

The following events took place on January 2. The list is arranged in chronological order.

Found 39 events. Showing 1 - 20.

  • 366
    The Alemanni cross the frozen Rhine in large numbers, invading the Roman Empire.
  • 533
    Mercurius becomes Pope John II, the first pope to adopt a new name upon elevation to the papacy.
  • 1492
    Reconquista: the Emirate of Granada, the last Moorish stronghold in Spain, surrenders.
  • 1777
    American Revolutionary War: American forces under the command of George Washington repulsed a British attack at the Battle of the Assunpink Creek near Trenton, New Jersey.
  • 1788
    Georgia becomes the fourth state to ratify the United States Constitution.
  • 1791
    Big Bottom massacre in the Ohio Country, marking the beginning of the Northwest Indian War.
  • 1818
    The British Institution of Civil Engineers is founded.
  • 1833
    Reassertion of British sovereignty over the Falkland Islands.
  • 1860
    The discovery of the planet Vulcan is announced at a meeting of the French Academy of Sciences in Paris, France.
  • 1865
    Uruguayan War: The Siege of Paysandú ends as Brazilian and Coloradans capture Paysandú, Uruguay.
  • 1871
    Amadeus I becomes King of Spain.
  • 1900
    American statesman and diplomat John Hay announces the Open Door Policy to promote trade with China.
  • 1905
    Russo-Japanese War: The Russian garrison surrenders at Port Arthur, China.
  • 1911
    A gun battle in the East End of London left two dead and sparked a political row over the involvement of then-Home Secretary Winston Churchill.
  • 1920
    The second Palmer Raid takes place with another 6,000 suspected communists and anarchists arrested and held without trial. These raids take place in several U.S. cities.
  • 1927
    Angered by the anti-clerical provisions of the Mexican Constitution of 1917, Catholic rebels in Mexico rebelled against the government.
  • 1935
    Bruno Hauptmann goes on trial for the murder of Charles Lindbergh, Jr., infant son of aviator Charles Lindbergh.
  • 1941
    World War II: German bombing severely damages the Llandaff Cathedral in Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom.
  • 1942
    The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) convicts 33 members of a German spy ring headed by Fritz Joubert Duquesne in the largest espionage case in United States history—the Duquesne Spy Ring.
  • 1942
    World War II: Manila, Philippines is captured by Japanese forces.

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