Russia 1990 Russia Mc Donald’s in Moscow 31st January, 1990 :
On this day in history the first Mc Donald’s was opened in Russia, in the city of Moscow. This restaurant had served at least 30,000 people in its first day.
UK 1983 England New Seatbelt Law 31st January, 1983 :
The new seatbelt law comes into force meaning drivers and front seat passengers must wear seat belts at all times, the law has been bought in to improve road safety hoping the compulsory wearing of front seat belts will save 1,000 lives a year.
India 2008 India Internet Access 31st January, 2008 :
A break in submerged cable systems in the Mediterranean cause India to lose 60% Internet access and international telephone services. Due to the number of call centers located in India a large number of call cent res were also unavailable.
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U.S. 1971 U.S.A. Apollo 14 31st January, 1971 :
Apollo 14, is launched and piloted by astronauts Alan B. Shepard Jr., Edgar D. Mitchell, and Stuart A. Roosa, on a manned mission to the moon
1961 Space Chimp in Space 31st January, 1961 :
A chimpanzee named Ham sent into space by the United States has been recovered alive and well. The test was one of many planned to ensure that a human being could survive space flight, think clearly and perform useful functions outside the Earth’s atmosphere.
U.S. 1950 U.S.A. Hydrogen Bomb 31st January, 1950 :
President Truman approved U.S. construction of the hydrogen bomb, a weapon potentially 1,000 times more powerful than the atomic bomb.
Burma 2011 Burma Burmese Parliament Convenes 31st January, 2011 :
The Burmese Parliament met for the first time in over twenty years after elections in 2010. This event marked the end of a fifty year military rule and the creation of a new constitution for the country. Despite these steps forward, critics of the new government stated that the military will still retain a large amount of control.