Mike Corthell

Mike Corthell
Editor & Publisher at Fryeburg Free Press MEDIA

Thursday, January 24, 2013

On This Day, January 24



1935: First canned beer goes on sale


Canned beer makes its debut on this day in 1935... read more

American Revolution
1781 : Light Horse and Swamp Fox raid Georgetown, South Carolina
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/light-horse-and-swamp-fox-raid-georgetown-south-carolina

Automotive
1871 : Albert Erskine, Studebaker chief, is born
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/albert-erskine-studebaker-chief-is-born

Civil War
1865 : Confederate Congress agrees to resume prisoner exchanges
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/confederate-congress-to-resume-prisoner-exchanges

Cold War
1980 : U.S. announces military equipment sales to China
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/us-announces-military-equipment-sales-to-china

Crime
1956 : Emmett Till murderers make magazine confession
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/emmett-till-murderers-make-magazine-confession

Disaster
1939 : Chile suffers killer quake
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/chile-suffers-killer-quake

General Interest
1908 : Boy Scouts movement begins
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/boy-scouts-movement-begins
1965 : Winston Churchill dies
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/winston-churchill-dies
1972 : Japanese soldier found hiding on Guam
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/japanese-soldier-found-hiding-on-guam

Hollywood
2006 : Walt Disney announces $7.4 billion purchase of Pixar
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/walt-disney-announces-74-billion-purchase-of-pixar

Literary
1862 : Edith Wharton is born
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/edith-wharton-is-born

Music
1967 : Aretha Franklin's career is reborn
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/aretha-franklin39s-career-is-reborn

Old West
1848 : Gold discovered at Sutter's Creek
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/gold-discovered-at-sutters-creek

Presidential
1970 : Nixon honors Eugene Ormandy
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/nixon-honors-eugene-ormandy

Sports
1981 : Mike Bossy scores 50th goal in 50 NHL games
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/mike-bossy-scores-50th-goal-in-50-nhl-games

Vietnam War
1966 : Operation Masher/White Wing/Thang Phong II launched
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/operation-masherwhite-wingthang-phong-ii-launched
1973 : Truce is expected in Laos and Cambodia
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/truce-is-expected-in-laos-and-cambodia

World War I
1915 : British and German navies battle at the Dogger Bank
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/british-and-german-navies-battle-at-the-dogger-bank

World War II
1943 : Von Paulus to Hitler: Let us surrender!
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/von-paulus-to-hitler-let-us-surrender

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