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  • U.S.
    Friday Jan 22, 1932

    Great Depression

    Reconstruction Finance Corporation is created

    U.S.
    Friday Jan 22, 1932

    The Reconstruction Finance Corporation is created to lend $2 billion to troubled financial institutions that were not part of the Federal Reserve System that were solvent in the long-run. By 1941, the RFC would lend out some $9.5 billion to banks, railroads, and mortgage associations, as well as state and local governments.




  • Alexandria, Virginia, U.S.
    Tuesday Jan 22, 1974

    Nike, Inc.

    Registering The Swoosh With The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

    Alexandria, Virginia, U.S.
    Tuesday Jan 22, 1974

    The Swoosh was registered with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on January 22, 1974.




  • U.S.
    Sunday Jan 22, 1984

    Apple Inc.

    The Macintosh

    U.S.
    Sunday Jan 22, 1984

    In 1984, Apple launched the Macintosh, the first personal computer to be sold without a programming language. Its debut was signified by "1984", a $1.5 million television advertisement directed by Ridley Scott that aired during the third quarter of Super Bowl XVIII on January 22, 1984.




  • Palm beach, Florida, U.S.
    Saturday Jan 22, 2005

    Donald Trump

    Trump married Melania Knauss

    Palm beach, Florida, U.S.
    Saturday Jan 22, 2005

    In 2005, Trump married Slovenian model Melania Knauss. They have one son, Barron (born 2006). Melania gained U.S. citizenship in 2006.




  • Los Angeles, California, U.S.
    Sunday Jan 22, 2006

    Kobe Bryant

    Career-high 81 points

    Los Angeles, California, U.S.
    Sunday Jan 22, 2006

    On January 22, 2006, Bryant scored a career-high 81 points in a 122–104 victory against the Toronto Raptors. In addition to breaking the previous franchise record of 71 set by Elgin Baylor, Bryant's 81-point game was the second-highest point total in NBA history, surpassed only by Chamberlain's 100-point game in 1962. Whereas Chamberlain was fed repeatedly by teammates for inside shots in a blowout win, Bryant created his own shot—mostly from the outside—in a game which the Lakers trailed at halftime by 14 and did not pull away until the fourth quarter. Chamberlain, playing in an era when the games were paced faster and scoring opportunities were more plentiful, accounted for 59 percent of his team's points in Philadelphia's 169–147 win, compared to Bryant scoring 66 percent of the Lakers' 122 points.




  • World
    Friday Jan 22, 2010

    Internet

    First Internet link into low earth orbit

    World
    Friday Jan 22, 2010

    The first Internet link into low earth orbit was established on January 22, 2010 when astronaut T. J. Creamer posted the first unassisted update to his Twitter account from the International Space Station, marking the extension of the Internet into space.




  • Seattle, Washington, U.S.
    Monday Jan 22, 2018

    Amazon

    Amazon Go was opened

    Seattle, Washington, U.S.
    Monday Jan 22, 2018

    On January 22, 2018, Amazon Go, a store that uses cameras and sensors to detect items that a shopper grabs off shelves and automatically charges a shopper's Amazon account, was opened to the general public in Seattle.


  • U.S.
    Monday Jan 22, 2018

    Netflix

    The largest digital media company

    U.S.
    Monday Jan 22, 2018

    On January 22, 2018, the company crossed $100 billion in market capitalization, becoming the largest digital media and entertainment company in the world, bigger than every traditional media company except for AT&T, Comcast and Disney and the 59th largest publicly traded company in the US S&P 500 Index.


  • U.S.
    Tuesday Jan 22, 2019

    Netflix

    MPAA membership

    U.S.
    Tuesday Jan 22, 2019

    Netflix sought and was approved for membership into the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) on January 22, 2019, as the first streaming service to become a member of the association.


  • 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, California, U.S.
    Wednesday Jan 22, 2020

    Anna May Wong

    Google Doodle celebrated Wong

    1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, California, U.S.
    Wednesday Jan 22, 2020

    On January 22, 2020, a Google Doodle celebrated Wong, commemorating the 97th anniversary of the day The Toll of the Sea went into general release.


  • Senate, Washington D.C., U.S.
    Wednesday Jan 22, 2020

    Donald Trump

    Republican Senate majority

    Senate, Washington D.C., U.S.
    Wednesday Jan 22, 2020

    On January 22, 2020, the Republican Senate majority rejected amendments proposed by the Democratic minority to call witnesses and subpoena documents; evidence collected during the House impeachment proceedings will be entered into the Senate record automatically unless objected to on a case-by-case basis.


  • Washington D.C., U.S.
    Wednesday Jan 22, 2020

    Donald Trump

    The Impeachment managers for the House presented their case to the Senate

    Washington D.C., U.S.
    Wednesday Jan 22, 2020

    For the three days, January 22–24, the impeachment managers for the House presented their case to the Senate. They cited evidence to support charges of abuse of power and obstruction of Congress, and asserted that Trump's actions were exactly what the founding fathers had in mind when they included an impeachment process in the Constitution. The Trump legal team argued that the impeachment was "constitutionally and legally invalid" because Trump was not charged with a crime and that abuse of power is not an impeachable offense, and thus the president should be immediately acquitted. They did not deny the facts as presented in the charges, but stated that Trump had not broken any laws or obstructed Congress.


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