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Ephemerides (in Latin, "daily memorial") is a chronological succession of dates and their respective events.

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January 24

41 - Gaius Caesar Germanicus (Caligula) is murdered by his Praetorian Guard.
1118 - Pope Gelasius II is elected
1556 - An earthquake devastates the Chinese province of Shensi, causing 830,000 casualties.
1742 - Charles VII of Bavaria is elected Holy Roman Emperor.
1776 - Ernesto Teodoro Hoffmann, German short story author, is born.
1789 - French Revolution: General instability caused by economic conditions converges on the invocation of the General States for the first time since 1614.
1813 - Born Thomas Price, clown and Irish circus businessman.
1839 - Dies Juan Cruz Varela, Argentine writer and politician.
1903 - Porto Acre, the last point of resistance to the action of the rebels led by Plácido de Castro, surrenders.
1905 - A decree of the tsar (Russian emperor) establishes the military dictatorship in St. Petersburg.
1911 - The Prince of Monaco founds the Oceanographic Institute in Paris.
1915 - World War I: British and German naval battle at Doggerbank and Helgoland.
1920 - Dies Amadeo Modigliani, Italian painter.
1921 - The Allied Countries Conference is held in Paris, stating that Germany must pay DEM 226 million at 42 annuities for war reparations.
1924 - The Russian city of St. Petersburg is renamed Leningrad.
1931 - The municipality of Carazinho is created in Rio Grande do Sul
1936 - Albert Pierre Sarraut takes over as Prime Minister of France.
1939 - An earthquake causes more than 10,000 deaths and destroys the city of Chillan in Chile.
1945 - World War II: occupation of the Soviet Union after the victory in the Battle of Krakow
1952 - Vincent Massey is the first Canadian elected governor general.
1958 - British and US scientists announce that they have achieved a controlled nuclear fusion.
1959 - Pope John XXIII announces the convocation of an Ecumenical Council.
1966 - An Air India plane crashes into Mont Blanc on the French-Italian border, killing 117 people.
1967 - The Brazilian Constitution enters into vote.
1972 - Japanese soldier Shoichi Yokoi is found in the jungle of Guam, where he has been since the end of World War II, unaware that the war was over.
1977 - Murder of five labor lawyers linked to the Labor Commissions by far-right militants in Atocha.
1984 - Apple launches the Macintosh computer, which would revolutionize the history of computing.
1986 - United States Space Program: Voyager 2 spacecraft passes 80,000 km from planet Uranus.
1991 Gulf War: Allied forces establish air supremacy, bombing Iraqi forces that could not take shelter in the deserts of southern Iraq.
1992 - First free presidential elections in Mauritania, where the winner of the post of president was Muauiya Uld Taya.
Ignacio Bernal, Mexican anthropologist, dies.
1993 - Turkish journalist and writer Uğur Mumcu is killed in a car bomb blast in Ankara.
1994 - An oil tanker explodes and splits in two, with 23,000 tons of crude, 530 kilometers from Hong Kong.
1995 - Russia launches, for the first time in its history, a Kosmos-3M carrier rocket with three astronauts, one Russian, one North American and one Swedish.
1996 - The Supreme Court sues former Interior Minister Jose Barrionuevo, accused of directing, with Rafael Vera, the LAGs.
2000 - Hiten spacecraft takes off from Kagoshima Space Center.
2004 - The space exploration vehicle Opportunity lands on the outskirts of Meridiani Planum on Mars.
2005 - The former towns of Fukuma and Tsuyazaki merge, forming the city of Fukutsu.