1st January
It was on this day...
1962 Record Label DECCA auditions The Tremeloes and The Beatles
But Decca decides to sign Brian Poole and the Tremeloes, not the Beatles...
 
It was on this day...
2000 World Celebrates the new Millennium

Some of the most spectacular fireworks displays in the world helped billions welcome in the new Millennium. Highlights were the Sydney Harbor Bridge and Eiffel Tower.

Fears of technological meltdown proved unfounded, but were highly profitable for the IT industry.

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Birthdays
1969 Verne Troyer
1924 Don Novello
1919 JD Salinger
1900 Xavier Cugat
1895 J Edgar Hoover
1752 Betsy Ross
1735 Paul Revere
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1863: The Emancipation Proclamation goes into effect.
1898: USA - Brooklyn merges with Manhattan.
1942: Twenty six nations sign the United Nations declaration.

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