[WorldKings – World Almanac Event 2022] 237th anniversary of establishment of University of Georgia, USA (January 27, 1785 – January 27, 2022)
(WorldKings.org) The University of Georgia (UGA or Georgia) is a public land-grant research university with its main campus in Athens, Georgia. Founded in 1785, it is one of the oldest public universities in the United States.
WORLDKINGS – On This Day – January 27, 2022 – Thomas Edison's Patent Application for the Light Bulb, in 1880
(WorldKings.org) On January 27, 1880, Thomas Edison received the historic patent embodying the principles of his incandescent lamp that paved the way for the universal domestic use of electric light.
[WorldKings – World Almanac Event 2022] 69th anniversary of International Customs Day (January 26, 1953 – January 26, 2022)
(WorldKings.org) Annually held on January 26, International Customs Day (ICD) recognizes the role of custom officials and agencies in maintaining border security. It focuses on the working conditions and challenges that customs officers face in their jobs.
WORLDKINGS – On This Day – January 26, 2022 – The first electric dental drill was patented George Green, in 1875
(Worldkings.org) Humans have been drilling teeth for over 9000 years. In recent times, mechanical hand drills were used. On January 26, 1875, the first electric dental drill was patented George Green, a development that revolutionized dentistry.
[WorldKings – World Almanac Event 2022] 58th anniversary of establishment of Nike,Inc. (January 25, 1964 – January 25, 2022)
(WorldKings.org) Nike, Inc. is an American multinational corporation that is engaged in the design, development, manufacturing, and worldwide marketing and sales of footwear, apparel, equipment, accessories, and services.
WORLDKINGS - On This Day – January 25, 2022 – 101 Dalmatians premiered from Walt Disney Productions, in 1961
(Worldkings.org) One Hundred and One Dalmatians, often abbreviated as 101 Dalmatians, is a 1961 American animated adventure film produced by Walt Disney and based on the 1956 novel The Hundred and One Dalmatians by Dodie Smith.
WORLDKINGS - On This Day – January 24, 2022 – Charles Goodyear, Jr. patented the Goodyear Welt, a machine for sewing boots and shoes, in 1871
(Worldkings.org) A Goodyear welt is a strip of leather, rubber, or plastic that runs along the perimeter of a shoe outsole. The machinery used for the process was invented in 1869 by Charles Goodyear Jr., the son of Charles Goodyear.
[WorldKings – World Almanac Event 2022] 16th anniversary of establishment of The CW (January 24, 2006 – January 24, 2022)
(WorldKings.org) The CW Television Network (commonly referred to as just The CW) is an American English-language free-to-air television network that is operated by The CW Network, LLC, a limited liability joint venture between the CBS Entertainment Group unit of ViacomCBS; and the Studios and Networks division of AT&T's WarnerMedia, the parent company of Warner Bros., the former majority owner of The WB. The network's name is an abbreviation derived from the first letters of the names of its two parent corporations (CBS and Warner Media).
WORLDKINGS – On This Day – January 23, 2022 – The The first version of the Java programming language was released, in 1996
(Worldkings.org) Java is a class-based, object-oriented programming language that is designed to have as few implementation dependencies as possible. It is a general-purpose programming language intended to let application developers write once, run anywhere (WORA), meaning that compiled Java code can run on all platforms that support Java without the need for recompilation.
[WorldKings – World Almanac Event 2022] 233rd anniversary of establishment of Georgetown University (January 23, 1789 – January 23, 2022)
(WorldKings.org) Georgetown University is a private Jesuit research university in the Georgetown neighborhood of Washington, D.C.