On This Day: January 02nd
This is 2nd day of the year and 363 days remain in the year.
Georgia was admitted to the Union as the 4th state.
Louis Jacques Mandé Daguerre took the first photograph of the Moon.
The Russo-Japanese war ended.
The African-American town of Rosewood, Fla., was burned by a white mob.
The first spacecraft to fly by the Moon and also to orbit the Sun, Mechta (Luna 1) was launched by the USSR.
January 02 BirthdaysIsaac Asimov1920–1992, American author, scientist.
Cuba Gooding, Jr.actor
James WolfeBritish general
Saint TheresaCarmelite nun
Ernst Barlachexpressionist sculptor, graphic artist
Rudolf Clausiusmathematical physicist