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It happened on a… January 4

2021

South Korea, already the country with world’s lowest birth rate, records more deaths than births for the first time.

1st Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines given to the general public.

2010

In Dubai, United Arab Emirates, the Burj Dubai (Dubai Tower) opened as the world’s tallest tower at 2,625 feet.

1983

Eurythmics release their breakthrough second studio album “Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This)”.

1959

Luna 1 (Mechta) becomes 1st craft to leave Earth’s gravity.

1954

Elvis Presley records his 1st demo for Sun Records at a recording studio in Memphis, “It Wouldn’t Be The Same Without You” and “I’ll Never Stand In Your Way”.

1953

Tufted plastic carpeting was introduced by Barwick Mills.

1936

The first pop music chart based on national sales was published by “Billboard” magazine.

1935

Bob Hope 1st heard on network radio as part of “The Intimate Revue”.

1847

Samuel Colt sells his first revolver pistol to the United States government.

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