Sunday, January 29, 2023

History for January 29

History for January 29 -
Thomas Paine 1737
  • 1850 - Henry Clay introduced in the Senate a compromise bill on slavery that included the admission of California into the Union as a free state.
  • 1886 - The first successful petrol-driven motorcar, built by Karl Benz, was patented.
  • 1963 - Britain was refused entry into the EEC.
  • 1997 - America Online agreed to give refunds to frustrated customers under threat of lawsuits across the country. Customers were unable to log on after AOL offered a flat $19.95-a-month rate.
  • 1999 - The U.S. Senate delivered subpoenas for Monica Lewinsky and two presidential advisers for private, videotaped testimony in the impeachment trial.

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