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JANUARY 1

1914 Muriel M. Petioni (Trinidad-American Physician) Trinidad  Scientists & Mathematicians Medical Professionals African-American Scientists & Mathematicians African American Registry
1941 Martin Evans (English-American Molecular Biologist; 2007 Nobel Laureate for Medicine or Physiology) Martin Evans Medical Research DNA 2007 Nobel Laureate in Physiology or Medicine
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1890 The First Tournament of Roses Parade Is Held in Pasadena, California Pasadena, California Football Tournament of Roses Historic Firsts Learn California
1897 Atlanta University Defeats Tuskegee Institute in the First Football Game Between Two Traditionally African-American Colleges Alabama Sports Figures Georgia Sports Figures Football Historic Firsts African-American Heritage University of Georgia
1904 The L Street Brownies Hold Their First Annual New Year's Day Swim in Boston Harbor Boston, Massachusetts Swimming New Year's Day Massachusetts Foundation for the Humanities
1906 A Tent Colony Is Established in San Antonio, Texas as an Open-Air Colony for the Treatment of Tuberculosis San Antonio, Texas Tuberculosis Texas State Historical Association
1914 On Governor's Orders, National Guardsmen Close the Saloons in the Oregon Mining Town of Copperfield Oregon Drug and Alcohol Abuse SalemOregon.com
1921 In Washington, Host Everett H.S. Defeats Cleveland, Ohio's East Technical H.S. 16-7 to Claim the National H.S. Football Championship Everett, Washington Cleveland, Ohio Football HistoryLink
1926 The University of Alabama Football Team Wins the Rose Bowl Alabama Football University of Alabama Football The Rose Bowl Alabama State Archives
1929 Georgia Tech Wins the Rose Bowl 8-7 As California Center Roy Riegel Returns a Fumble 60 Yards into His Own End Zone for a Safety California Sports Figures Football Georgia Tech Football California Football The Rose Bowl New York Times University of Georgia
1938 Stanford University's Hank Luisetti, Inventor of the Jump Shot, Is the First Person to Score 50 Points in a College Basketball Game California Sports Figures Basketball Stanford Basketball Historic Firsts New York Times
1953 The University of Wisconsin Loses 7-0 to Southern California in the 39th Rose Bowl Pasadena, California Wisconsin Sports Figures Football Wisconsin Football USC Football The Rose Bowl Wisconsin Historical Society
1960 The Washington Huskies Crush the University of Wisconsin 44-8 in the Rose Bowl Pasadena, California Wisconsin Sports Figures Washington Sports Figures Football Washington University Football Wisconsin Football The Rose Bowl Wisconsin Historical Society
1980 7.2 Magnitude Earthquake Kills 56 People and Injures 400 in Portugal's Azore Islands Portugal Earthquakes Death USGS
1998 A New California Law Prohibits Smoking in Bars California Government Tobacco Law & Legal Resourcese New York Times
2001 The University of Washington Defeats the Purdue Boilermakers 34-24 in the Rose Bowl Pasadena, California Washington Sports Figures Indiana Sports Figures Football Washington University Football Purdue Football The Rose Bowl HistoryLink

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