Thursday, January 1, 2015

1st January date

1st January in History.

1502 - Present day location of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil is first explored by Portuguese.
1877 - Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom is proclaimed Empress of India.
1906 - British India officially adopts Indian standard time.
1948 - Constitution of Italy comes into force.
1956 - Sudan achieves Independence from Egypt and United Kingdom.
1970 - Unix time begins at 00:00:00 UTC/GMT.
1983 - ARPANET officially changes to the Internet protocol creating the Internet.

Those who shares your birthday today.

1894 - Satyendra Nath Bose, Indian Mathematician.
1978 - Vidya Balan, Indian Bollywood actress, model.

Holidays and observances.

Brunei celebrate its independence from United Kingdom in 1984
Haiti celebrates it's independence from France 1804
Sudan celebrate it's independence from United Kingdom 1956
Public domain day
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