- January 1, 1908 - The ball was first dropped at Times Square in New York City.
- January 12, 1966 - Batman debuts on television.
- January 14, 1990 - The Simpsons debut on television. Will Tv ever be the same again!?!
- January 20, 1981 - At 69 years, 349 days old, Ronald Reagan becomes the oldest person to become U.S. president.
- January 25, 1949 - The first Emmy awards were given out.
- January 26, 1875 - The Dental Drill was patented.
- January 28, 1986 - U.S. space shuttle Challenger explodes 72 seconds after liftoff, killing the seven crew members. Among the crew was school teacher Christa McAuliffe.
This Month in History - January
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