January 12 in History
1773January 12, 1773:
The Charleston Museum is established in Charleston, South Carolina.
1926January 12, 1926:
The radio comedy show, “Amos n Andy” makes its debut under the name “Sam n Henry”.
1932January 12, 1932:
Hattie Ophelia Caraway is elected into the United States Senate as the first female senator.
1966January 12, 1966:
“Batman”, the live-action television series, makes its debut on ABC.
1969January 12, 1969:
Joe Namath leads the New York Jets to clinch the Super Bowl III championship over the Baltimore Colts.
1971January 12, 1971:
The television sitcom series, “All in the Family” is premiered on CBS.
1981January 12, 1981:
The drama television series, “Dynasty” makes its premiere on ABC.
2005January 12, 2005:
The US launches the space probe named Deep Impact.
2010January 12, 2010:
A 7.0-magnitude earthquake hits Haiti, leaving more than a million people homeless and killing over 200,000.