Today in History- 2nd January

International Events:

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.

1993                 Round table talks for Bosnia to discuss a peace plan aimed at ending nine months of fighting in the country.
India Events:

1757                 British troops recaptured Calcutta India.