Today in History- 31st January

International Events: 31st January
Year Event
1893 The Coca-Cola trademark was patented for the first time in the US
1946 Dissolution of Yugoslavia into six countries.
1950 President Harry S. Truman announces a program to develop the hydrogen bomb.
1950 Dr. Rajendra Prasad addressed the Indian Parliament for the first time as President of India.
1958 The first U.S. earth satellite, Explorer I, was launched.
1968 Nauru becomes an independent nation.
1996 Fifty dead in Sri Lanka suicide bombing.