On This Day in History - January 2

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What Happened On This Day In History - January 2

1757 January 2

1757-01-02

British troops occupy Calcutta India

1776 January 2

1776-01-02

1st revolutionary flag displayed

1839 January 2

1839-01-02

1st photo of the Moon (French photographer Louis Daguerre)

1947 January 2

1947-01-02

Mahatma Gandhi begins march for peace in East-Bengali

1979 January 2

1979-01-02

Gavaskar gets twin tons for India for the third time (v West Indies)

1986 January 2

1986-01-02

191.66 million shares traded in New York Stock Exchange

1995 January 2

1995-01-02

Most distant galaxy yet discovered found by scientists using Keck telescope in Hawaii (estimated 15 billion light years away)