- 1610 Galileo discovers first three satellites of Jupiter, Io, Europa & Ganymede
- 1714 Typewriter patented by Englishman Henry Mill (built years later)
- 1953 US President Harry Truman announces American development of the hydrogen bomb
- 1954 Georgetown-IBM experiment, the first public demonstration of a machine translation system, is held in New York at the head office of IBM.
- 1999 Impeachment trial of President Bill Clinton begins in the US Senate.
Early 5 second film of Fred Ott sneezing shot by Edison Manufacturing - 1st ever copyrited
On January 7, 1894