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11 Jan

In 1922 insulin is used for the first time. Photo: rrtvslo.si

In 1569 first recorded lottery in England is drawn in St Paul's Cathedral.

In 1922 insulin is used for the first time in the treatment of diabetes.

In 1928 English poet and writer Thomas Hardy dies. In his works he describes human loneliness the most. His best known works are Far from the Maddening Crowd and A Pair of Blue Eyes.

In 1944 in Krakow concentration camp is opened. German Nazis put hundreds of Polish Jews to death here.

In 1963 first discotheque opens in LA, Whiskey-a-go-go.

In 1964 Fran Ksaver Meško, Slovenian writer and Catholic priest, dies. He wrote several collections of short stories Ob tihih večerih, the novel Na poljani and several legends and stories for young people.

MUSIC HISTORY
1962 - Cliff Richard with his song 'The Young Ones' lands at No. 1 on the British singles chart.
1964 – Johnny Cash's album 'Ring of Fire' is the first best seller country album in the USA to hit 1st place on the music charts.
1964 - 'Louie Louie' by The Kingsmen is the number one song on the US Cash Box music chart.
1986 - The Pet Shop Boys with their song 'West End Girls' got their first hit on the British singles chart.

BORN ON THIS DAY
1971 - American hip hop, soul, R&B singer Mary Jane Blige (2001 'Family Affair').
1981 – British R&B singer Jamelia (2003 'Thank You').

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NA DANAŠNJI DAN
Leta 1569 so v Veliki Britaniji prvič igrali loterijo.

Leta 1750 se je rodil slovenski porodničar Anton Makovič, ki velja za pionirja slovenskega babištva. Napisal je prvi slovenski priročnik za babice.

Leta 1922 so pri zdravljenju sladkorne bolezni prvič uporabili insulin.

Leta 1928 je umrl angleški pesnik in pisatelj Thomas Hardy. V svojih delih je največkrat opisoval človekovo osamljenost. Najbolj znani deli sta Daleč od ponorelega sveta in Čista žena.

Leta 1944 je bilo v Krakovu ustanovljeno koncentracijsko taborišče. V njem so nacisti usmrtili stotine poljskih židov.

Leta 1963 so odprli nočni bar Whisky A Go-Go v Los Angelesu. To je prvi diskoklub, ki so ga odprli na ozemlju ZDA.

Leta 1964 je umrl Fran Ksaver Meško, slovenski pisatelj in katoliški duhovnik. Napisal je več zbirk črtic Ob tihih večerih, roman Na poljani in več legend ter pripovedi za mladino.

Leta 2003 je umrl Jože Pučnik, eden najvidnejših politikov v slovenski državi in ključna oseba pri ustanavljanju samostojne Slovenije.

GLASBENA ZGODOVINA
1962 - Cliff Richard je s skladbo 'The Young Ones' pristal na 1. mestu britanske lestvice singlov.
1964 - Album 'Ring Of Fire' Johnnya Casha je prvi country album, ki je v ZDA pristal na lestvici najbolj prodajanih albumov na 1. mestu.
1964 - pesem  'Louie Louie' zasedbe The Kingsmen je na vrhu ameripke lestvice Cash Box music.
1986 - The Pet Shop Boys so s skladbo 'West End Girls' poskrbeli za svoj prvi hit na britanski lestvici singlov.

ROJENI NA DANAŠNJI DAN
1971 - ameriška hip hop, soul, R&B pevka Mary Jane Blige (2001 'Family Affair'.)
1981 - britanska R&B pevka Jamelia (2003 'Thank You').