Jan. 23 (UPI)– On this date in history:
In 1789, Georgetown College was founded in Georgetown, Md., which later would belong to the District of Columbia.
In 1845, the U.S. Congress chose that all nationwide elections would take place on the Tuesday following the very first Monday in November.
In 1849, Elizabeth Blackwell ended up being the very first lady in U.S. history to get a medical degree.
In 1922, at Toronto General Healthcare Facility, 14- year-old Canadian Leonard Thompson ended up being the first individual to get an insulin injection as treatment for diabetes.
In 1948, U.S. Army Gen. Dwight Eisenhower stated he could not accept a presidential election from either party. 4 years later on, he ran as a Republican and was chosen as the 34 th president.
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In 1968, the USS Pueblo was seized in the Sea of Japan by North Korea, which alleged the ship was on a spy mission. The crew was held for 11 months before being launched.
In 1973, U.S. President Richard Nixon revealed that U.S. troops would cease battling in Vietnam at midnight Jan. 27.
In 1980, U.S. President Jimmy Carter renewed the Selective Service System President Richard Nixon had ended the draft at the conclusion of the Vietnam War in 1973.
In 1986, the very first conscripts into the Rock and Roll Hall of Popularity included Chuck Berry, James Brown, Ray Charles, Fats Domino, the Everly Brothers, Friend Holly, Jerry Lee Lewis and Elvis Presley.
In 1997, Madeleine Albright was sworn into workplace as the first female U.S. secretary of state
In 2005, Johnny Carson, host of TELEVISION’s Tonight Program for 30 years and an effective existence in American home entertainment, passed away of emphysema at age 79
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In 2015, Saudi Arabia’s King Salman was crowned one day after the death of his half-brother, King Abdullah.
In 2020, the Chinese government issued a travel ban for all residents of Wuhan, the epicenter of a novel coronavirus break out that would pertain to cause a pandemic. As of this day, the illness– later called COVID-19– had killed about 17 people.
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