January 12 in Pop Culture History
“I became operational at the H.A.L. plant in Urbana, Illinois on the 12th of January 1992. My instructor was Mr. Langley, and he taught me to sing a song. If you’d like to hear it I can sing it for you.”
-Hal 5000, in 2001: A Space Odyssey
1888 – Schoolhouse Blizzard, USA
1906 – Dow Jones closed over 100 (100.26) for the 1st time.
1926 – Original Sam …