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  • U.S.
    Saturday Jan 24, 1795

    George Washington

    Hamilton resigned

    U.S.
    Saturday Jan 24, 1795

    In January 1795, Hamilton, who desired more income for his family, resigned office and was replaced by Washington appointment Oliver Wolcott, Jr.. Washington and Hamilton remained friends. However, Washington's relationship with his Secretary of War Henry Knox deteriorated. Knox resigned office on the rumor he profited from construction contracts on U.S. Frigates.




  • London, England, United Kingdom
    Saturday Jan 24, 1885

    The palace of Westminster England

    Fenian bombs

    London, England, United Kingdom
    Saturday Jan 24, 1885

    The New Palace became the target of Fenian bombs on 24 January 1885, along with the Tower of London.




  • Ladysmith, South Africa
    Wednesday Jan 24, 1900

    Second Boer War

    British troops captured the summit by surprise

    Ladysmith, South Africa
    Wednesday Jan 24, 1900

    British troops captured the summit by surprise during the early hours of 24 January 1900, but as the early morning fog lifted they realised too late that they were overlooked by Boer gun emplacements on the surrounding hills. The result was 350 men killed and nearly 1,000 wounded and a retreat across the Tugela River into British territory. There were nearly 300 Boer casualties.




  • Goldsboro, North Carolina, U.S.
    Tuesday Jan 24, 1961

    Atomic Bomb

    The 1961 Goldsboro B-52 crash

    Goldsboro, North Carolina, U.S.
    Tuesday Jan 24, 1961

    January 24, 1961: the 1961 Goldsboro B-52 crash occurred near Goldsboro, North Carolina. A Boeing B-52 Stratofortress carrying two Mark 39 nuclear bombs broke up in mid-air, dropping its nuclear payload in the process.




  • Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Wednesday Jan 24, 1973

    Johan Cruyff

    European Super Cup

    Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Wednesday Jan 24, 1973

    In January 1973, they won the European Super Cup by beating Rangers 3–1 away and 3–2 in Amsterdam. The first leg was played on 16 January 1973 and the second on 24 January 1973.




  • Tolochenaz, Vaud, Switzerland
    Sunday Jan 24, 1993

    Audrey Hepburn

    Funeral

    Tolochenaz, Vaud, Switzerland
    Sunday Jan 24, 1993

    Funeral services were held at the village church of Tolochenaz on 24 January 1993.




  • Beverly Hilton Hotel, Beverly Hills, California, U.S.
    Sunday Jan 24, 1999

    Jim Carrey

    The First Golden Globe Award for Best Actor

    Beverly Hilton Hotel, Beverly Hills, California, U.S.
    Sunday Jan 24, 1999

    Eventually, he did pick up his first Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in a Motion Picture Drama for the movie The Truman Show.


  • Anaheim, California, U.S.
    Sunday Jan 24, 1999

    Dwayne Johnson

    "I Quit" Match

    Anaheim, California, U.S.
    Sunday Jan 24, 1999

    In an "I Quit" match at Royal Rumble on January 24, The Rock regained the title, when a recording of Mankind saying "I quit" from an earlier interview was played over the PA system.


  • Iran
    Monday Jan 24, 2011

    Qasem Soleimani

    Major General

    Iran
    Monday Jan 24, 2011

    On 24 January 2011, Soleimani was promoted to Major General by Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei.


  • London, England
    Tuesday Jan 24, 2017

    Microsoft

    BETT 2017 Education Technology Conference

    London, England
    Tuesday Jan 24, 2017

    On January 24, 2017, Microsoft showcased Intune for Education at the BETT 2017 education technology conference in London.


  • London, United Kingdom
    Friday Jan 24, 2020

    Covid-19 Pandemic: 2020 Coronavirus outbreak

    Emergency COBRA meeting

    London, United Kingdom
    Friday Jan 24, 2020

    On 24 January, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson called an emergency COBRA meeting to discuss the outbreak and country preparedness.


  • Brussels, Belgium
    Friday Jan 24, 2020

    Brexit

    Ursula von der Leyen and Charles Michel signed the withdrawal agreement in Brussels

    Brussels, Belgium
    Friday Jan 24, 2020

    On the following day, Ursula von der Leyen and Charles Michel signed the withdrawal agreement in Brussels, and it was sent to London where Boris Johnson signed it.


  • Zhiyinhu Boulevard, Caidian District, Wuhan, Hubei, China
    Friday Jan 24, 2020

    Covid-19 Pandemic: 2020 Coronavirus outbreak

    Huoshenshan Hospital

    Zhiyinhu Boulevard, Caidian District, Wuhan, Hubei, China
    Friday Jan 24, 2020

    A specialty hospital named Huoshenshan Hospital has been constructed as a countermeasure against the outbreak and to better quarantine the patients. Wuhan City government had demanded that a state-owned enterprise construct such a hospital "at the fastest speed" comparable to that of the SARS outbreak in 2003. On 24 January, Wuhan authorities specified its planning, saying they planned to have Huoshenshan Hospital built within six days of the announcement and it will be ready to use on 3 February. Upon opening, the specialty hospital has 1,000 beds and takes up 30,000 square meters. The hospital is modeled after the Xiaotangshan Hospital, which was fabricated for the SARS outbreak of 2003, itself built in only seven days. State media reported that there were 7,000 workers and nearly 300 units of construction machinery on the site at peak.


  • China
    Friday Jan 24, 2020

    Covid-19 Pandemic: 2020 Coronavirus outbreak

    China quarantine measures

    China
    Friday Jan 24, 2020

    By 24 January 2020, a total of 15 cities in the Hubei, including Wuhan, were placed under similar quarantine measures.


  • Vancouver, Canada
    Friday Jan 24, 2020

    Uber

    Uber further expands its operations in Canada by launching in Vancouver

    Vancouver, Canada
    Friday Jan 24, 2020

    Uber further expands its operations in Canada by launching in Vancouver, British Columbia and other parts of Metro Vancouver.


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