Thursday, December 29, 2011


1984:Rajiv Gandhi, son and grandson of former Indian prime ministers Indira Gandhi and Jawaharlal Nehru, respectively, is effectively elected to the same post with a landslide victory for his Congress Party.

1845: Texas is admitted to the union as the 28th state, ending two tumultuous decades that included a war of independence from Mexico, the creation of the independent Republic of Texas and eventual annexation by the United States.

1963: New York's WMCA is the first U.S. radio station to play The Beatles' "I Want to Hold Your Hand." And thus, American Beatlemania begins!
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