Frozen in Time
A look back at the week that was…
By P.M. Fadden
Monday, January 8th – A subway line opens linking New York boroughs Brooklyn and Manhattan, 1908.
Tuesday, January 9th – Steve Jobs, CEO at Apple, unveils the first iPhone, 2007.
Wednesday, January 10th – Alaskan Proud: the name of the first post office on Gastineau Channel (and today’s state capital) was changed from Harrisburgh to Juneau, 1882.
Thursday, January 11th – The Irish Government announces end to a 15-year ban on broadcasts by the IRA and its political branch Sinn Fein, 1994.
Friday, January 12th – Nineteen European nations agree to prohibit human cloning, 1998.
Saturday, January 13th – Argentina ousts a British envoy during dispute over Las Malvinas (the Falkland Islands), 1976.
Sunday, January 14th – Huygens, an atmospheric entry probe launched by the European Space Agency, lands on Saturn’s moon Titan, 2005.
These dates in history are happily brought to you by the Glacier City Gazette in the hopes that the current week is just as noteworthy. Cheers.