Today in History

    What happened on the 23rd of January in history?

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    • 1579
      Union of Utrecht signed forming protestant Dutch Republic
    • 1793
      2nd partition of Poland between Prussia & Russia
    • 1856
      Steamer Pacific lost
    • 1909
      1st radio rescue at sea
    • 1944
      Red Wings beat Rangers 15-0
    • 1953
      Dallas Texans become Baltimore Colts (now Indianapolis Colts)
    • 1960
      Piccard & Walsh in bathyscaph reach 10 900 m in Mariana Trench
    • 1964
      24th Amendment ratified Barred poll tax in federal elections
    • 1977
      Miniseries Roots premiers
    • 1983
      A-Team with Mr T premiers