Historical Events on January 05

This post provides the national, international and Days Observed on January 05. It helps to prepare for all the competitive exams such as IBPS, SBI, UPSC, SSC exams etc..

Historical Events on January 05

International Events:

1776 Assembly of New Hampshire adopted its 1st state constitution
1850 California Exchange was opened.
1859 First steamboat sailed in Red River.
1887 First U.S. school of librarianship opened at Columbia University.
1905 Charles Perrine announced discovery of Jupiter's 7th satellite Elara.
1909 Colombia recognized Panama's independence.
1912 First National Hockey Association game held in Victoria.
1925 Nellie Tayloe Ross of Wyoming became the first female governor in the United States.
1944 Daily Mail became the first transoceanic newspaper.
1972 NASA announced the development of space shuttle.
2014 Cryogenic engine built India's Space Research Organisation engineers powers launched Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV-D5).

National Events:

1953 Andhra University celebrated its silver jubilee.
1988 India's first indigenously built 'Braille' script released short hand machine for the blind.

Observed Country/Organization

Name of the Day Observed Country/Organization
National Bird Day United States

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