World History: January 8 1935 Elvis Presley, The King of Rock & Roll is born in Memphis, Tennessee. His favorite sandwich was known as a grilled peanut butter, bacon and banana. While his daughter Lisa Marie claims he never saw him eat one, the legend sticks.
World History: January 7 2020 Puerto Rico is hit by several earthquakes, one as high as 6.4 on the Richter scale. More than 300,000 were without power and a tsunami warning was in effect.
World History: January 1 45 BC Julian calendar takes effect 1758 The International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature establishes the “starting point” for standardized species names across the animal kingdom, based on the binomial nomenclature by Carolus Linnaeus. 2020 Wildfires engulf Australia killing nearly 500 million animals.