Historical Events for January 2008
Events 1 - 5 of 5
1st - A New Hampshire law legalizing civil unions for same-sex couples comes into effect.
1st - Malta and Cyprus officially adopt the Euro currency and become the fourteenth and fifteenth Eurozone countries.
8th - New Jersey officially apologizes for slavery, becoming the first Northern state to do so.
21st - Black Monday in worldwide stock markets. FTSE 100 had its biggest ever one-day points fall, European stocks closed with their worst result since 9/11, and Asian stocks drop as much as 15%.
21st - The Eyak language in Alaska becomes extinct as its last native speaker dies.