January 5th

 

 

 

 

January 5th, 469 bc

Socrates is born. The classical Greek philosophers and one of the founders of Western Philosophy.He  made great contributions to logic and epistemology and has influenced the way of thinking.

 

January 5th, 1895

Dreyfus Affair. Alfred Dreyfus , a French army officer is stripped of his rank and he was sentenced to  life imprisonment on Devil’s island.

 

 

 

January 5th, 1919

The Spartacist uprising. The Spartacist, named after the slave Spartacus, start a revolution in  Berlin in order the establishment of a communist government.

 

 

 

January 5th, 1940

FM radio is demonstrated for the first time at the Federal Communications Commission.

 

 

 

January 5th, 2005

Eris planet,also known as the dwarf planet, is the largest planet in the solar system and was  found by the team of Brown, Trujillo and Rabinowitz.

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