January 2 in Pop Culture History

January 2 in Pop Culture History
1788 – Georgia became the 4th state to ratify U.S. constitution.

1818 – The British Institution of Civil Engineers was founded.

1839 – First known picture of the moon was taken by Louis Daguerre.

1834 – Pennsylvania opened its state liquor stores.

1870 – Construction began on the Brooklyn Bridge to cross the East River, in New York City.

1938 – Book publisher Simon and Schuster founded.

1947 – …