Wikipedia:Selected anniversaries/January 1 | ineligible


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New Year's Day (Gregorian calendar); refimprove section
Independence Day in Brunei (1984), Haiti (1804), Samoa (1962), and Sudan (1956) Brunei: refimprove section, Haiti: needs expansion; Samoa: refimprove; Sudan: missing information
45 BC – The Roman Republic adopted the Julian calendar. refimprove section
1785The Times, the first newspaper of that name, began publication in London as The Daily Universal Register. refimprove section
1808 – As a result of the lobbying efforts by the abolitionist movement, the importation of slaves into the United States was officially banned, although slavery itself was not yet abolished. inappropriate tone, unreferenced section
1810Lachlan Macquarie became Governor of New South Wales, eventually playing a major role in the shaping of the social, economic and architectural development of the colony in Australia. refimprove section
1890 – The Rose Parade in Pasadena, California, was first held, eventually becoming an annual event that is currently watched on television by millions in more than 200 countries and territories. refimprove; blurb could be rewritten to feature Rose Bowl Game, but that article is also ineligible
1892 – The immigration station on Ellis Island in New York Harbor opened, and over the course of its existence, processed 12 million immigrants to the United States. unreferenced section, refimprove section
1901 – The British colonies of New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria, and Western Australia federated as the Commonwealth of Australia. refimprove
1928 – The personal secretary to Joseph Stalin, Boris Bazhanov, crossed the border to Iran to defect from the Soviet Union. refimprove section
1948British Railways came into existence when the "Big Four" railway companies were nationalised. multiple issues
1959 – Cuban President Fulgencio Batista fled to the Dominican Republic as forces under Fidel Castro took control of Havana, marking the end of the Cuban Revolution. refimprove section
1983 – The ARPANET changed its core networking protocols from NCP to TCP/IP, marking the beginning of the Internet as we know it today. globalize
1994 – The revolutionary leftist Zapatista Army of National Liberation initiated twelve days of armed conflict in the Mexican state of Chiapas. refimprove section
1995 – The World Trade Organization, the international organization designed to supervise and liberalize international trade, came into being, replacing the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade. appears on April 15

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