States not fluoridating water
1908 - 1st New Year's ball drop at Times Square, NYC 1910 - The Hydrox "biscuit bonbon," a chocolate sandwich cookie with creme filling, was introduced. 1915 - Aspirin was made available for the first time in tablet form.The pills were manufactured by Bayer pharmaceuticals, and had been available in powder form before that.1870 - Construction began on the Brooklyn Bridge to cross the East River, in New York City. 1947 - Mahatma Gandhi's march for peace in East-Bengali. 2008 - Oil reached 0 per barrel for the first time.January 3 in Pop Culture History 1521 - Martin Luther was excommunicated by Roman Catholic Church 1777 - Washington defeated the British at Battle of Princeton, NJ 1847 - Yerba Buena renamed San Francisco 1871 - Oleomargarine was patented (#110626) by Henry Bradley in Binghamton, NY 1919 - Professor Ernest Rutherford succeeded in splitting the atom. 1920 - New York Yankees purchased Babe Ruth from Red Sox for 5,000 1924 - British egyptologist Howard Carter finds sarcophagus of Tutankhamen (King Tut) 1938 - March of Dimes was established 1951 - Dragnet premiered on NBC 1959 - Alaska was admitted as 49th US state 1970 - Jon Pertwee made his first appearance as the Third Doctor in the Doctor Who episode Spearhead from Space.January 2 in Pop Culture History 1788 - Georgia became the 4th state to ratify US constitution.
1903 - Thomas Edison filmed the electrocution of a murdering elephant, Topsy, to show the dangers of Alternating Current electricity.
1960 - US population: 179,245,000 1962 - The Rose Bowl game on NBC was the first coast-to-coast color television broadcast of a college football game in the US.
1964 - Tops of the Pops first aired on BBC 1966 - "Caution Cigarette smoking may be hazardous to your health" warning started appearing on cigarettes. 1985 - VH1 debuted on US cable 1985 - The AT&T monopoly was broken up into seven companies: Ameritech, Bell Atlantic, Bell South, NYNEX, Pacific Telesis, Southwestern Bell and US West.
(500 copies were made) 1862 - US income tax began, with 3% of incomes over 0, 5% of incomes over ,000.
1863 - The 'Emancipation Proclamation' issued by Abraham Lincoln 1886 - 1st Tournament of Roses took place in Pasadena, California 1896 - German scientist Wilhelm Röntgen announced his discovery of X-rays.