1919 – Charlie Chaplin, Mary Pickford, Douglas Fairbanks, and D. W. Griffith undertake the initiative to create United Artists. United Artists Corporation, currently doing business as United Artists Digital Studios. She is an American digital television production company. The establishment of this company allowed the studios to allow actors to control their interests, from commercial studios.
1924 – The Royal Greenwich Observatory begins transmitting time signals for hours known as the Greenwich Time Signal. The Greenwich Time Signal (GTS), popularly known as pips, is a series of six short tones broadcast at one-second intervals from many BBC Radio stations. Their service is shrinking as digital broadcasting delays in time.
1927– U lind në Shkodër Athanas Banushi, njohur si Tano Banushi, ka qenë aktori më në zë i humorit shqiptar, ku spikati në gjininë e estradës. Për meritat e tij në këtë lëmë është dekoruar me titullin Artist i Popullit. Në korrik të 1958 u krijua në Shkodër estrada profesioniste, e përfshirë në kuadrin e teatrit “Migjeni” të porsandërtuar, ku Banushi, u emërua aktor profesionist. Më 14 nëntor të po atij viti doli premiera e parë e Estradës së Shkodrës me titullin “Reparti i operacionit të zemrës”, ku Tanoja ishte edhe inspektor skene. Më 19 shkurt 1959 u shfaq premiera e dytë “Po ta këndoj kangën me saze”, sipas titullit të një kënge shkodrane, libreti u shkrua nga Paulin Sekuj dhe Banushi. Premiera e tretë u dha më 4 qershor të po atij viti, e titulluar “Pastro kopshtin, bahçevan!”Më 1962 estrada nisi turnetë në mbarë Shqipërinë, u dekorua me Urdhërin e Punës të klasit I dhe në njëzet vjetorin e saj më 1978 u dekorua me Urdhërin “Naim Frashëri” të klasit I. Më 5 shkurt 1986 doli në pension, 4 vjet pasi kishte mbushur moshën e pensionit. Megjithatë, e vijoi veprimtarinë artistike, duke shkruar e botuar edhe skeçe, tregime humoristike e anekdota
1939 – General Francisco Franco becomes the 68th Caudiljo of Spain. Following the victory over Republican forces, Franco, who belonged to the nationalist mainstream, was elected absolute leader of this country, ruling it with an iron hand until his death in 1975. After Franco’s death, King Juan Carlos initiated an agreement that made it possible for a historic reconciliation between the left and right forces in Spain.
1941 – During World War II, Allied forces begin the Battle of Keren to capture exactly this city in Eritrea. During this bloody battle, 1,000 British troops were killed and over 2,000 Italian troops killed. In the end, this battle was won by the British who, turning Eritrea, at a key strategic point, to move their troops to East Africa.
1941 – Ferdinant Deda was born in Peqin. After graduating from art high school in Tirana in 1960, he studied conducting at the Prague Conservatory of Music. After a year he was forced to stop his studies and continue them in 1962 at the Tirana Conservatory. Since he was a student he led the RTSH orchestra and after his studies he was appointed to this orchestra. In the years 1991-1992 he specialized in Italy. Since 1964 he has performed over 300 concerts inside and outside the country in Italy, Turkey, Greece. With the RTSH Symphony Orchestra he has composed the music of many films. Deda is also distinguished as a composer, he has composed 3 symphonic dances “meditation 1-2-3”, he has also composed four sketches for piano, trio for violin, cello and piano, singing prelude, impropt for piano and string orchestra, fantasy for xylophone and orchestra, concerto for horn and orchestra, concerto for clarinet and orchestra, rhapsody with folk themes for orchestra, concerto for bassoons, clarinet and flute, film music, etc .. It is also prominent in the genre of light children’s song. His work has been awarded prizes, Ferdinant Deda is the founder of spring concerts at RTVSH. In 1997 he was announced the winner of the “golden disc” and was honored with the titles “Merited Artist” and “Grand Master”.
1971 – Astronauts land on the moon on Apollo mission 14. Commander Alan Shepard, Command Module Pilot Stuart Roosa, and Lunar Module Pilot Edgar Mitchell depart on their 10-day mission Sunday, January 31, 1971, at 4:03: 02 after midnight, East. Liftoff was delayed forty minutes and two seconds, due to the onset of weather restrictions. The first such delay in the Apollo program.
1985 – Born in Funchal, Christiano Ronaldo. Ronaldo is a Portuguese professional footballer who plays as a striker for the Juventus club and captain of the Portuguese national team. Often considered the best player in the world and one of the greatest of all time. He has made his debut for Porto, Manchester United, Real Madrid, and Juventus. Ronaldo has won dozens of team and individual trophies.
1994 – The Markale Massacre takes place, where more than 60 people are killed and about 200 injured when the market is bombarded with plague and artillery in downtown Sarajevo. the former Yugoslavia, and especially the conflict in Bosnia. Responsible for these attacks would be Bosnian Serb forces, which would be broken by NATO aviation a few months later.
1999 – Died in New York at the age of 93 Wassily Leontief. Leontief was a Russian-American economist known for his research on input-output analysis and how changes in one economic sector affect other sectors. Leontief won the Nobel Prize in Economics in 1973, and four of his students won the same prize (Paul Samuelson 1970, Robert Solow 1987, Vernon L. Smith 2002, Thomas Schelling 2005).