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Ephemerides (in Latin, "daily memorial") is a chronological succession of dates and their respective events.

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January, 22th

1462 - Discovery of the island of São Vicente, in Cape Verde.
1502 - Discovery of São Vicente Island in Brazil.
1506 - Pope Julius II creates the Swiss Guard to protect the Vatican.
1532 - Foundation of the village of São Vicente, the first in Brazil.
1561 - Francisco Bacon is born, English philosopher.
1775 - André Ampere is born, French physicist.
1800 - Adams and Allegheny Counties Foundation.
1808 - Arrival of the Royal Family to Brazil, after escape caused by the occupation of Portugal by Napoleon's troops.
1809 - The Seville Central Council declares that the Spanish colonies of America "are not properly colonies or factories, like those of other nations, but an essential and independent part of the Spanish Monarchy."
1891 - Antonio Gramsci is born, Italian Marxist thinker.
1901 - Dies Victoria I, Queen of England.
1905 - Russian soldiers kill and injure protesters led by Father George Gapon. It is one of the events that will trigger the Russian Revolution of 1905.
1914 - Heavy snowfall in Alicante, where it has not snowed since 1887.
1919 - The Western Autonomous Republic joins the People's Republic of Ukraine.
1921 - The Spanish Government implements compulsory workers insurance for all workers.
1922 - Benedict XV dies, Pope.
1924 - Zinoviev, Kamenev and Stalin take over the leadership of the USSR.
1932 - Several Guatemalan cities are destroyed by the eruption of the "Fuego" and "Acatenango" volcanoes.
Communist leader Agustin Farabundo Martí and his comrades Mario Zapata and Alfonso Luna are shot for directing a peasant rebellion that left more than 30,000 dead in El Salvador.
1936 - Edward VIII is proclaimed king of England. The monarch later abdicated his throne to marry the divorced American Wallis Simpson.
1941 - World War II: British and Australian troops capture the port of Tobruk in Libya.
1944 - World War II: Beginning of Operation Shingle, the Allied Assault on Anzio in Italy. The 45th US Army Infantry Division is held in Anzio, battling violent Italian assaults for four months.
1957 - Israel withdraws from Sinai Peninsula.
1963 - Charles De Gaulle and Konrad Adenauer sign the Treaty of Elyseus, which sealed the reconciliation between Germany and France.
1971 - Foundation of the Federal University of Acre.
1972 - The United Kingdom, Ireland, Denmark and Norway apply for EEC membership.
1974 - Foundation of the Jesus Parish in Horto das Oliveiras, in the São Paulo neighborhood of Vila Bariri.
1981 - Right-wing snipers shoot at a 100,000-strong demonstration in San Salvador calling for land reform and democratization. Sixty-seven die and dozens are injured.
1995 - Nineteen dead and 65 wounded in a suicide bombing organized by the extremists of Islamic Jihad, in Beit Lit (Israel).
2006 - Evo Morales takes over the presidency of Bolivia.
Cavaco Silva is elected president of the Republic of Portugal.
2008 - Iraq adopts new flag.