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On January the 22nd
2006 
Evo Morales was inaugurated as the president of Bolivia. He is the country's first indigenous president.
2002 
AOL Time Warner brought forth a lawsuit against Microsoft after the later began giving away its browser which was competing with Netscape navigator.
2002 
The Kmart Corp, one of largest retailers in the United States, filed for bankruptcy protection.
1994 
American actor, Telly Savalas, died at the age of 72. His most famous role was that of the detective Kojak in the television series by the same name.
1984 
The Apple Macintosh computer was introduced to the world. According to many it is the computer that popularized the use of the computer mouse as well as the GUI (graphical user interface).
1973 
A chartered passenger jet exploded in flames during its landing at Kano Airport, Nigeria. 176 people died in the crash.
1965 
American actress, Diane Lane, was born in New York City.
1952 
The first commercial jet planes began servicing customers of the British airline company, BOAC. After a series of mergers the company is now a part of British Airways.
1940 
British actor, John Hurt, was born in Chesterfield, Derbyshire. He is on of Britain's best-known character actors.
1892 
French industrialist, Marcel Dassault, was born in Paris, France. He founded the Dassault aviation company, which is one of Europe's largest aircraft and aviation manufacturers.
1889 
The Columbia Phonograph record company was formed in Washington, DC. The company is now a subsidiary of Sony BMG.
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