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January 23, 2016 in History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in History


Event of interestEvent of Interest

8 museum workers from Egyptian Museum, Cairo referred for prosecution for reattaching Tutankhamun's beard with inappropriate glue

Pharoah of Egypt Tutankhamun
Pharoah of Egypt
Tutankhamun
  • Category 5 blizzard delivers record 3ft of snow to the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast US, killing 55 and incurring estimated $500m - $3bn economic losses
  • Zika virus outbreak in Brazil prompts Colombia, Ecuador, El Salvador and Jamaica to recommend women delay pregnancies for up to 2 years