Monday 22 January 2018


Sunrise 08:00
Sunset in 17:24

Sunrise 07:59
Sunset in 17:26

Difference :
3 minutes more

Full moon :
31/01 14:27

New moon :
15/02 22:06

25 jours depuis la dernière lune

It happened one 22 January

1905 : Bloody Sunday in Saint Petersburg

On 22 January 1905, the army of Tsar Nicolas II fired on the crowd during a peaceful workers' demonstration,causing a massacre. This was the beginning of strikes and riots which led to the October Revolution of 1905.

1970 : Boing 747

On 22 January 1970, the first commercial flight of a Boeing 747 took off from New York JFK to London Heathrow.

1973 : Roe v. Wade

On 22 January 1973, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that women had a constitutional right to obtain an abortion.

1973 : Birth of Eldfell

On January 22, 1973 at 2am the Eldfell volcano was born on the island of Heimaey in the Vestmannaeyjar archipelago in Iceland. 250 million m2 of lava and ash escaped from the earth and the town of Heimaey was covered.

Quote of the day : 22 January

George Clooney
But I'm kind of comfortable with getting older because it's better than the other option, which is being dead. So I'll take getting older.

Birthdays : 22 January

Francis Bacon, Philosopher (1561)
Nicolas Lancret, Painter (1690)
Louis Pergaud, Writer (1882)
Marcel Dassault, French industrialist (1892)
Conrad Veidt, Actor (1893)
George Balanchine, Russian choreographer (1904)
George Balanchine, Russian choreographer (1904)
Lev Landau, Physicist, Nobel laureate (1908)
Henri Dutilleux, French composer (1916)
Piper Laurie, Actress (1932)
Ong Teng Cheong, President of Singapore (1936)
Alan J. Heeger, American chemist, Nobel laureate (1936)
Alfredo Palacio, President of Ecuador (1939)
John Hurt, Actor (1940)
Jim Jarmusch, Director (1953)
Linda Blair, Actress (1959)
Diane Lane, Actress (1965)
Steven Adler, Drummer (Guns N' Roses) (1965)
Ecaterina Szabo, Romanian gymnast (1967)
Olivia d'Abo, Actress (1969)
Ben Moody, American guitarist (Evanescence) (1980)
Raica Oliveira, Brazilian model (1984)

They left us one 22 January

Victoria, Queen of the United Kingdom (1901)
Camille Jordan, French mathematician (1922)
Herbert Marshall, English actor (1966)
Lyndon B. Johnson, President of the United States (1973)
Telly Savalas, Actor (1994)
Jean-Louis Barrault, Actor (1994)
Craig Claiborne, Writer (2000)
Ann Miller, Actress (2004)
Abbé Pierre, French priest (2007)
Heath Ledger, Actor (2008)
Jean Simmons, Actress (2010)

Tip of the Day : 22 January

Open a jar

If you can not open a jar, try wearing gloves for washing up.

* Warning

Vue mer : crédit photo Aseed