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Ephemerides (in Latin, "daily memorial") is a chronological succession of dates and their respective events.

Check below the historical ephemerides we have registered. Periodically we will publish new facts.

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January 5th

1875 - Inauguration, in Paris (France), of the opera house, designed by architect Charles Garnier.
1876 - Construction work begins on the D. Maria Pia railway bridge in Porto, Portugal.
1895 - German physicist Willhelm Roentgen announces his discovery of the x-ray.
1919 - The National Socialist Party is constituted in Germany.
1964 - Pope Paul VI and the Patriarch Benedict of Jerusalem meet in the Holy Land on the Mount of Olives in what was the first meeting in five centuries between a Roman Catholic Pope and a patriarch of the Orthodox Church.
1966 - The tricontinental conference is held in Havana, which created the Organization for Solidarity with the Peoples of Asia, Africa and Latin America (OSPAAAL).
1969 - The Soviet Union sends into space, towards Venus, a space probe.
1977 - The French press publishes "letter 77", a document prepared by the Czech dissent, calling for the establishment of democratic freedom and an end to human rights violations in Czechoslovakia.
1980 - The Portuguese Foreign Minister calls to Lisbon for consultations, the Portuguese ambassador in Moscow, following the Portuguese condemnation of Soviet intervention in Afghanistan.
1981 - Lanza Del Vasto, known as "the Apostle of Peace", writer and disciple of Gandhi, dies at the age of 80 in Murcia, Spain.
1984 - The Council of Ministers determines the amount of PTE 1.5 billion the initial minimum capital for the opening of a private bank in Portugal.
1987 - The Council of Hemispheric Affairs (COHA) reveals that the Nicaraguan "cons" were the biggest human rights violators in 1987.
1990 - The Panamanian government removes all honors, posts, and positions from General Noriega by appointing chiefs of the new public force who are exiled or imprisoned during the six years of power of the country's "former strongman."
1991 - Four parties start in Sao Tome and Principe the electoral campaign for the first multiparty legislative elections in the country.
1992 - The Lisbon Patriarchate determines that the bells of the capital's churches remain silent between 9 pm and 8 am, so as not to disturb the rest of the citizens.
1994 - The US State Department announces that North Korea has agreed to international inspections of seven nuclear facilities.
1999 - US President Bill Clinton announces the flexibility of trade restrictions against Cuba.
2005 - French journalist Libération Florence Aubenas is kidnapped in Iraq.