Sheldon Shelly Arthur Saltman (born August 17, 1931 in Boston) is a promoter of major sports. network music/dance hit The Lloyd Thaxton Show, The Jackie. Gleason Show, and created a sensation by promoting. Presidents, Military. Dictators, and even got in a few games of tennis with Russian President Boris. Yeltsin. January 2, 1960 - In Washington, D.C., Senator John F. Kennedy announced his intention to seek the Democratic presidential nomination. January 3 January 3, 1777 - During the American Revolution, General George Washington defeated the British at Princeton and drove them back toward New Brunswick. Commercial bank opened as the Bank of North America in Philadelphia. January 7, 1989 - Emperor Hirohito of Japan died after a long illness. He had ruled for 62 years and was succeeded by his son, Crown Prince Akihito. January 1, 1801 - Ireland was added to Great Britain by an Act of Union thus creating the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland. January 1, 1863 - The Emancipation Proclamation by President Abraham Lincoln freed the slaves in the states rebelling against the Union.
In October of 1066, Harold met the invading army of William the Conqueror at Hastings and died on the field of battle. January 6, 1941 - President Franklin Roosevelt delivered his State of the Union address to Congress asking for support for the lend-lease program aiding Allies fighting the Axis powers.