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It happened on a… January 20

2021

Joe Biden is inaugurated as the 46th President of the United States of America and Kamala Harris as the 49th Vice President, the first female, black or south Asian Vice President.

2017

Donald Trump is inaugurated as the 45th President of the United States of America and Mike Pence as the 48th Vice President.

2009

Barack Obama, inaugurated as the 44th President of the United States of America, becomes the United States’ first African-American president.

2008

“Breaking Bad”, created by Vince Gilligan and starring Bryan Cranston and Aaron Paul premieres on AMC.

1998

“Dawson’s Creek” created by Kevin Williamson, starring James Van Der Beek, Katie Holmes and Joshua Jackson premieres on WB in the US.

1993

Bill Clinton (D) inaugurated as 42nd US President.

1989

George H. W. Bush inaugurated as 41st US President,

1982

Heavy metal musician Ozzy Osbourne bites the head off a bat on stage in Des Moines, Iowa.

1980

President Jimmy Carter announces US boycott of Olympics in Moscow.

1971

Single “What’s Going On” by Marvin Gaye about police brutality is released.

1969

Richard M Nixon inaugurated as US president.

1964

“Meet The Beatles” album released in US.

1936

Edward VIII succeeds British King George V as King of the United Kingdom.

1929

The movie “In Old Arizona” was released. The film was the first full-length talking film to be filmed outdoors.

1892

The first official basketball game was played by students at the Springfield, MA, YMCA Training School.

1885

The roller coaster was patented by L.A. Thompson.

1841

The island of Hong Kong was ceded to Great Britain. It returned to Chinese control in July 1997.

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