Today in History- 1st January
Important events and information that happen today in the World and Indian
history. Today in History section will help you to enhance General Knowledge along with
knowledge in History.
|The last gladiatorial competition in Rome takes place.
|The legislative union of Kingdom of Great Britain and Kingdom of Ireland is completed to form the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland.
|Haiti becomes first black republic and first independent country in the West Indies after French end its rules.
|The executive order Emancipation Proclamation issued by President Abraham Lincoln.
|Queen Victoria of Britain is proclaimed Empress of India.
|St. Petersburg Tampa Airboat Line, The world's first airline starts operation in St. Petersburg, Florida.
|The European Community is established.
|Fidel Castro replaced Fulgencio Batista government with a revolutionary socialist state after an armed revolt of 5 years.
|Czechoslovakia divides into the Czech Republic and Slovakia.
|The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) went into effect.
|Euro coins and notes went into circulation in most of the European countries.
|Bulgaria and Romania joins the European Union.