On This day

    On This day

    By TheBoldAge. Published 2021-01-13


    What happened on this day in the past?

    The Times of London was first published in 1785 by John Walter.The Independent Labour Party of the United Kingdom held its first meeting in 1893.In 1938 the Church of England accepted the theory of evolution.In 1943 Adolf Hitler declared “total war” against the allies.In 1964 Capital Records released the first Beatles record, ‘I Wanna Hold Your Hand’, in the US, despite deep reservations. It became their fastest selling single. Within three weeks, one million copies were sold.1993 saw French, British and US fighter jets launch bombing raids in southern Iraq.A false emergency alert, which warned of an impending missile strike in Hawaii in 2018, caused widespread panic in the state.

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