4 January 2023: This day in history

1847: Samuel Colt sells his first revolver pistol to the United States government

1865: New York Stock Exchange opens its 1st permanent headquarters at 10-12 Broad St, near Wall Street in New York City

1959: USSR’s Luna 1 (Mechta) becomes the 1st spacecraft to leave Earth’s gravity

1961: Longest recorded strike ends as the Danish barbers’ assistants end a 33 year strike

2007: The 110th United States Congress convenes and elects Nancy Pelosi as the 1st female Speaker of the House

2021: 1st Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines given to the general public with 82 year old Brian Pinker in the UK first to be jabbed


Source: Onthisday.com

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