India  
NewsR.in
> >

The Week in History: January 8th - January 14th

One News Page Staff Tuesday, 9 January 2018
The Week in History: January 8th - January 14thby 👨‍💻 Graham Pierrepoint

We’re well into 2018 now, though it’s always worth taking a look back at the years gone by to see exactly how all those other new year hopes turned out. This year is already shaping up to be an interesting one on a variety of fronts, but let’s take a break from the chaos of today’s headlines to take a closer look back at what happened this week in the decades and centuries we’ve traipsed through to get here. Buckle in for a time trip!


January 8th, 1963: Mona Lisa Makes Her US Debut
Leonardo Da Vinci’s timeless and still-mystifying portrait of a young woman made its way to US shores for the first time 55 years ago this week – where it found its place at the National Gallery of Art.

January 9th, 2007: The Birth of The iPhone
Inarguably one of the landmark events in technological history, the smartphone that would redefine the competition debuted only 11 years ago this week. Now in its 8th and 9th iterations, it’s still selling well despite concerns over just how far the product will continue to evolve.

January 10th, 1920: The Treaty of Versailles Takes Effect
It’s the treaty that effectively ended the Great War – and it celebrates its 98th year of having been made effective this week.

January 11th, 1922: Diabetes Treated With Insulin For The First Time
Just two years and one day later, a huge medical breakthrough took place – as the treatment of diabetes in a human patient was first attempted with counter-acting insulin.

January 12th, 2010: Haiti Earthquake Wreaks Devastation
Eight years ago this week, around 160,000 people lost their lives in a devastating earthquake in Haiti, wreaking mass destruction of the nation’s capital.

January 13th, 1968: Johnny Cash Performs at Folsom Prison
In what may be the most iconic performance in the entirety of the Man in Black’s career, the legendary Johnny Cash took his undeniable vocals to Folsom State Prison fifty years ago this week.

January 14th, 1973: Elvis Breaks TV History
Elsewhere in US music history, Elvis Presley’s Aloha concert – broadcast from Hawaii – became the most-watched single-performer broadcast in TV history. The live event would become one of the King’s trademark performances – though he would sadly pass away only four years later.

Stick with us for more time travelling next week – same place, but not the same dates!

0
shares
ShareTweetSavePostSend
 
Credit: Business Video Online - Published < > Embed
News video: Week ahead: markets fixate on Fed officials

▶ Week ahead: markets fixate on Fed officials 01:52

With global stock markets smashing record after record last week, the December minutes from the Federal Reserve hardly appeared on many traders' radars. But this week, FOMC thinking will loom large amid a slew of US central banker appearances. David Pollard reports.

Recent related videos from verified sources

Fort Worth Museum Of Science And History Mixes It Up During Chemistry Week [Video]Fort Worth Museum Of Science And History Mixes It Up During Chemistry Week 01:30

The Fort Worth Museum of Science and History is celebrating National Chemistry week along with handfuls of students from throughout North Texas.

Credit: CBS 11 Dallas - Published

GTA III and Gargoyles! This Week in History: October 21-27 [Video]GTA III and Gargoyles! This Week in History: October 21-27 09:39

We are going back in time to recall the nostalgia filled events that have occurred during the week of October 21st - 27th. From the revolutionary release of the iconic yet controversial Grand Theft..

Credit: WatchMojo - Affiliate - Published

Best & Worst Dressed New York Fashion Week 2018 (Dirty Laundry) [Video]Best & Worst Dressed New York Fashion Week 2018 (Dirty Laundry) 22:50

From Cardi B to the Hadid sisters, we're reviewing all the best & worst celebrity outfits from the fall New York Fashion Week (and our all favorite NYFW moments.)

Credit: Clevver Style - Published

How to get Bella Hadid Paris Fashion Week Makeup Look [Video]How to get Bella Hadid Paris Fashion Week Makeup Look 12:36

Hey Guys, I'm with Alex Mayo and he will be doing my Makeup Up and showing me how to get the Bella Hadid Paris Fashion Week Look! Let me know in the comments if this video helped you!

Credit: StyleLab by Diana Madison - Published

Inside Maryland’s ‘Beach Week’ Marked on Brett Kavanaugh’s Calendar [Video]Inside Maryland’s ‘Beach Week’ Marked on Brett Kavanaugh’s Calendar 01:50

“Beach Week” in Ocean City, Maryland, has been a tradition for decades, including the summer of 1982 when then-17-year-old Brett Kavanaugh and his buddies went there. He was the organizer of the..

Credit: Inside Edition - Published

Most Families Don't Eat 3 Meals a Day Anymore [Video]Most Families Don't Eat 3 Meals a Day Anymore 02:02

Three meals a day is a thing of the past for nearly three quarters of Americans who no longer eat a traditional breakfast, lunch and dinner, according to a new study. The study into the eating habits..

Credit: SWNS STUDIO - Published

Parents Only Get 32 Minutes to Themselves Each Day [Video]Parents Only Get 32 Minutes to Themselves Each Day 01:05

Parents, on average, have only 32 minutes to themselves every day, according to new data. A study into the everyday lives of 2,000 moms and dads found that 32 percent of parents don't actually stop..

Credit: SWNS STUDIO - Published

Maryland's Maritime History Celebrated During Maryland Fleet Week [Video]Maryland's Maritime History Celebrated During Maryland Fleet Week 02:12

Our state and our city share a great maritime history, and it will be celebrated this week as part of Maryland Fleet Week

Credit: WJZ Baltimore - Published

You Might Like


Tweets about this


Other recent news in World

Jamal KHASHOGGI murder: Canadian intelligence 'has heard tape'As death toll climbs from CALIFORNIA fires, investigators face grim task of finding remains
Jamal Khashoggi: Canada listened to tape of Saudi journalist's murder, says prime minister TRUDEAUKeir Starmer defies Jeremy Corbyn and says BREXIT CAN be stopped
•More original news reports from newsR
Environmentally friendly: newsR is hosted on servers powered solely by renewable energy
© 2018 newsR / One News Page Ltd. All Rights Reserved.
About us  |  Contact us  |  Disclaimer  |  Terms & Conditions  |  Content Accreditation
 RSS  |  News for my Website  |  Free news search widget  |  Contact us  |  DMCA / Content Removal  |  Privacy & Data Protection Policy
How are we doing? Send us your feedback  |   LIKE us on Facebook   FOLLOW us on Twitter  •  FOLLOW us on Pinterest