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Ephemerides (in Latin, "daily memorial") is a chronological succession of dates and their respective events.

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January 19th

379 - Theodosius I becomes the emperor of the Byzantine Empire.
973 - Pope Benedict VI is elected
1493 - France and Spain sign the Barcelona Treaty.
1694 - The trial of Charles I of England begins.
1736 - Jacobo Watt is born, British, inventor of the steam engine.
1795 - French forces defeat the Dutch.
The Normal School of Conductors begins in France.
1809 - The French army of Soult defeats in La Coruña the English of Wellesley, who are forced to retreat.
Edgar Allan Poe, American writer is born.
1812 -British forces, commanded by the Duke of Wellington, take over the city Rodrigo, Spain.
1819 -  Carlos IV, king of Spain dies.
1880 - The Spanish Congress votes for the abolition of slavery on the island of Cuba.
1899 - The alleged remains of Christopher Columbus, carried by the Giralda train, arrive in Seville.
1910 - A fire destroys Cheregan's palace in Constantinople, seat of the Turkish Parliament.
1918 - The Bolshevik Party dissolves the Russian Constitutional Assembly in Petrograd.
1920 - Javier Pérez de Cuéllar, Peruvian diplomat and politician, former UN Secretary-General is born.
1927 - The United Kingdom sends troops to China.
1937 - Inauguration in Salamanca of the National Radio of Spain.
1938 - General Franco's nationalist air force bombs the cities of Valencia and Barcelona, ​​killing more than 700 people.
1941 - The "New Order in East Asia" is announced in Japan.
1944 - During World War II, the British Air Force dropped 2,300 tonnes of bombs on the German capital of Berlin.
1945 - US troops land in Iwo-Jima, Japan (now called Iwo To) during World War II.
1951 - Inauguration of Presidente Dutra Highway
1956 - Sudan joins the Arab League, becoming the ninth member of that organization.
1960 - The United States and Japan sign a mutual security agreement.
1966 - Indira Gandhi is elected head of government of India, the first woman in office, and is committed to following a policy of non-alignment in international affairs.
1969 - Anti-Soviet demonstrations in Czechoslovakia.
1975 - Britain and the Irish Republican Army (IRA) announce the first direct negotiations since the beginning of guerrilla activity in Northern Ireland.
1978 - Spain understands its Mediterranean jurisdictional waters at 200 miles.
1979 - Ayatollah Khomeini, exiled in France, promises to return to Iran "at the right time" while demonstrations in Tehran continue to demand a return to Iran.
1981 - The United States and Iran separately sign an agreement to release the next day the 52 US hostages held in Tehran and held hostage for more than 14 months.
1982 - Elis Regina dies at 36 years of age. Gaucho singer was one of the most important interpreters of the post-bossa nova generation in the country.
1983 - South Africa re-rules Namibia after five years of semi-autonomous rule in Namibia.
1984 - Cuban President Fidel Castro awards in Havana the "Order of the Bay of Pigs", the leader of the Portuguese Communist Party Álvaro Cunhal.
1985 - A plane crash in Cuba in the city of São José das Lajes kills 40 people.
The government of Indian Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi, sworn in three weeks ago, is shaken by an espionage scandal in which 10 senior officials and businessmen are arrested.
1986 - Babrak Karmal is re-elected head of the Afghan Revolutionary Council Presidency.
1987 - Italian painter Renato Guttuso, 75 years old, dies.
1988 - An American couple, a native of Pennsylvania, gets permission to settle in the USSR with political asylum status.
1990 - The Soviet army fires on Azerbaijani protesters in the capital of Azerbaijan (Baku), killing and wounding dozens of people.
1991 - Angola adheres to the African Charter on Human and Peoples' Rights, better known as the "Banjul Charter".
1992 - Zhelyu Zhelev, Bulgaria's head of state since 1990, is ratified at his polling station and becomes the country's first democratically elected president.
1993 - The Knesset (Israeli Parliament) repeals the law of 6 August 1986, which prohibits contacts between Israel and the PLO.
1993 - Slovakia and the Czech Republic become UN Member States.
1997 - Norwegian Boerge Ousland ends the Antarctic foot crossing, odyssey in which it took 64 days to cover 2,829 kilometers.
2004 - The Orkut dating site is launched.
2005 - Five car bombs kill 26 people in Iraq.
2006 - Launched from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida, the New Horizons space probe is intended to explore the planet Pluto and its satellites.
2007 - Francisco Petrônio dies, Brazilian singer.

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