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3 January

236 – Rome – Pope Anterus died. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pope_Anterus

936 – Rome – Leo VII became Pope. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leo_VII

1521 – Rome – Pope Leo X issued papal bull Decet Romanum Pontificem, excommunicated Martin Luther. http://www.papalencyclicals.net/Leo10/l10decet.htm

1749 – Denmark – First issue of Berlingske newspaper published. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Berlingske


1777 – USA – Battle of Princeton (American Revolutionary War). https://youtu.be/G8BPCugqZCc http://www.britishbattles.com/battle-princeton.htm

1782 – Bangladesh – Sylhet District established. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sylhet_District

1848 – Liberia – Joseph Jenkins Roberts became President. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joseph_Jenkins_Roberts


1870 – USA – Construction of Brooklyn Bridge, New York City, started. https://youtu.be/i-dvOwseK84   http://www.brooklynmuseum.org/opencollection/research/brooklyn_bridge/harpers/

1871 – France – Battle of Bapaume (Franco-Prussian War). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Bapaume_(1871)

1885 – Vietnam – Battle of Núi Bop began (Sino-French War). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_N%C3%BAi_Bop

1911 – UK – Siege of Sidney Street. https://youtu.be/PDPHz4w3zvg WARNING! Video contains scenes some viewers may find distressing http://news.bbc.co.uk/today/hi/today/newsid_9278000/9278432.stm

1911 – Kazakhstan – Earthquake measuring 7.7Mw, epicentre in Kebin, 450 killed. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1911_Kebin_earthquake

1919 – France – Faisal-Weizmann Agreement signed. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Faisal%E2%80%93Weizmann_Agreement

1935 – USA – Trial of Bruno Hauptmann began. http://law2.umkc.edu/faculty/projects/ftrials/Hauptmann/Hauptmann.htm

1938 – USA – March of Dimes established. http://www.marchofdimes.org/mission/a-history-of-the-march-of-dimes.aspx

1941 – Germany – RAF bomber attacked Bremen and Kiel Canal (WWII).

1944 – Germany – RAF attacked Solingen and Essen (WWII).

http://ww2db.com/battle_spec.php?battle_id=55/Bombing-of-Hamburg-Dresden-and-Other-Cities-World-War-II-Database

1944 – USA – USAAF plane crashed near Macon, GA, 5 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19440103-1

1947 – Brazil – Panair de Brasil plane crashed at São Paulo de Olivença, AM, 11 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19470103-1

1947 – USA – Proceedings of US Congress first televised. http://history.house.gov/Exhibitions-and-Publications/Electronic-Technology/Television/

1949 – Philippines – Banko Sental ng Pilipinas established.  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bangko_Sentral_ng_Pilipinas

1956 – France – Fire at Eiffel Tower, Paris. http://www.nytimes.com/2003/07/23/world/a-fire-atop-the-eiffel-tower-startles-paris-and-its-tourists.html

1959 – USA – Alaska became 49th State. http://www.50states.com/alaska.htm


1961 – USA – Core explosion and meltdown at SL-1 nuclear reactor near Idaho Falls, 3 killed. https://youtu.be/FAKcWM-yBkI WARNING! Video contains scenes some viewers may find distressing https://archive.org/details/gov.ntis.A13886VNB1

1961 – Finland – Aero OY Flight 311 crashed at Koivulahti, 25 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19610103-0

1961 – Angola – Baixa de Cassanje Revolt began (Angolan War of Independence). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Baixa_de_Cassanje_revolt


1961 – USA – Severed diplomatic relations with Cuba. https://youtu.be/cj4-ATQfT6M  http://www.huffingtonpost.com/adst/when-the-us-severed-diplo_b_7986136.html

1962 – Rome/Cuba – Pope John XXIII excommunicated Fidel Castro? http://vaticaninsider.lastampa.it/en/the-vatican/detail/articolo/cuba-fidel-castro-papa-el-papa-pope-vaticano-vatican-12303/

1993 – Russia – Second Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty signed in Moscow. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/START_II

1999 – USA – Mars Polar Lander Launched. http://mars.jpl.nasa.gov/msp98/lander/

2004 – Loyalty Islands – Earthquake measuring 7.1Mw, epicentre southeast of Loyalty Islands.


2004 – Egypt – Flash Airlines Flight 604 crashed off Sharm el Sheikh, 148 killed. https://youtu.be/ttjfkkf393U WARNING! Video contains scenes some viewers may find distressing http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=20040103-0

2007 – USA – Nancy Pelosi elected first female speker of the House, US Congress. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nancy_Pelosi

2009 – Indonesia – Earthquake measuring 7.7Mw, epicentre in West Papua Province, 4 killed. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2009_Papua_earthquake

2010 – Solomon Islands – Earthquake measuring 7.1Mw. http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eqinthenews/2010/us2010rabw/

2011 – UK – Earthquake measuring 3.6Mw, epicentre in Ripon, Yorkshire. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-12109625

2015 – Nigeria – Baga Massacre began. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-30987043

York

1765 – New Theatre opened by Joseph Baker (Theatre Royal). http://www.theatrestrust.org.uk/resources/theatres/show/2196-theatre-royal-York

1843 – Trial of George Baines, landlord of the Durham Ox, North Street.