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  • Los Angeles, California, U.S.
    Tuesday Jan 3, 1905

    Anna May Wong

    Birth

    Los Angeles, California, U.S.
    Tuesday Jan 3, 1905

    Anna May Wong was born Wong Liu Tsong (Liu Tsong literally meaning "willow frost") on January 3, 1905, on Flower Street in Los Angeles, one block north of Chinatown, in an integrated community of Chinese, Irish, German and Japanese residents.




  • Missouri, U.S.
    Thursday Jan 3, 1935

    Harry S. Truman

    United States Senator from Missouri

    Missouri, U.S.
    Thursday Jan 3, 1935

    After serving as a county judge, Truman wanted to run for Governor or Congress, but Pendergast rejected these ideas. Truman then thought he might serve out his career in some well-paying county sinecure; circumstances changed when Pendergast reluctantly backed him as the fifth choice in the 1934 Democratic primary for the U.S. Senate.




  • U.S.
    Thursday Jan 3, 1946

    Lucky Luciano

    Reward for his alleged wartime cooperation

    U.S.
    Thursday Jan 3, 1946

    On January 3, 1946, as a presumed reward for his alleged wartime cooperation (in WWII), Dewey reluctantly commuted Luciano's pandering sentence on condition that he did not resist deportation to Italy.




  • Cupertino, California , U.S.
    Monday Jan 3, 1977

    Apple Inc.

    Apple Computer, Inc.

    Cupertino, California , U.S.
    Monday Jan 3, 1977

    Apple Computer, Inc. was incorporated on January 3, 1977.




  • Washington D.C., U.S.
    Sunday Jan 3, 1999

    Impeachment of Bill Clinton

    Gingrich Resigned from Congress

    Washington D.C., U.S.
    Sunday Jan 3, 1999

    Shortly after the elections, Gingrich, who had been one of the leading advocates for impeachment, announced he would resign from Congress as soon as he was able to find somebody to fill his vacant seat; Gingrich fulfilled this pledge, and officially resigned from Congress on January 3, 1999.




  • U.S.
    Monday Jan 3, 2005

    Barack Obama

    A Senator

    U.S.
    Monday Jan 3, 2005

    The United States Senate career of Barack Obama began on January 3, 2005. Obama won the seat in an election against Alan Keyes who replaced Republican Primary election winner Jack Ryan.




  • Washington D.C., U.S.
    Wednesday Jan 3, 2007

    Nancy Pelosi

    Election for speaker of the House (2007)

    Washington D.C., U.S.
    Wednesday Jan 3, 2007

    On January 3, Pelosi defeated Republican John Boehner of Ohio with 233 votes compared to his 202 votes in the election for speaker of the House.


  • U.S.
    Thursday Jan 3, 2019

    Nancy Pelosi

    Pelosi was formally re-elected to the speakership at the start of the 116th Congress

    U.S.
    Thursday Jan 3, 2019

    She was formally re-elected to the speakership at the start of the 116th Congress on January 3, 2019. Pelosi "clinched the speakership after weeks of whittling down opposition from some fellow Democrats seeking a new generation of leadership. The deal to win over holdouts put an expiration date on her tenure: she promised not to stay more than four years in the job". Two hundred twenty House Democrats voted to elect Pelosi speaker, while 15 other House Democrats cast their ballots for someone else or voted present.


  • U.S.
    Thursday Jan 3, 2019

    Dwayne Johnson

    The Titan Games

    U.S.
    Thursday Jan 3, 2019

    In 2019, Johnson started hosting an NBC competition series called The Titan Games.


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