On this day in 1950 India documents a consitution declaring them the Republic of India.
In 1988 the curtian went up on the Phantom of the Opora. This musical went on to be the logest running sho in Broadway history.
In 2005 Condoleezza Rice was appointed the first African American women to be senate of state.
In 1778 Australia was founded by unlikely settlers. This day is officially Australia day.