4th January 1865
The New York Stock Exchange opens its first permanent headquarters at 10-12 Broad near Wall Street in New York City. 150 years.
19th January 1915
World War I: German zeppelins bomb the towns of Great Yarmouth and King's Lynn in the United Kingdom killing more than 20, in the first major aerial bombardment of a civilian target. 100 years.
20th January 1265
In Westminster, the first English parliament conducts its first meeting held by Simon de Montfort in the Palace of Westminster, now also known colloquially as the "Houses of Parliament". 750 years.
21st January 1905
Christian Dior, the French fashion designer, is born. 110 years.
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