Today in History- 2nd January
1788 Georgia was admitted to the Union as the 4th state.
1839 Louis Jacques Mandé Daguerre took the first photograph of the Moon.
1900 The Chicago Canal opened.
1905 The Russians surrendered to the Japanese after the Battle of Port Arthur during the Russian-Japanese War.
1942 Japanese troops occupy Manila Philippines.
1964 Ayub Khan elected as President of Pakistan.
Round table talks for Bosnia to discuss a peace plan aimed
at ending nine months of fighting in the country.
1757 British troops recaptured Calcutta India.