On This Day in History - January 24

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What Happened On This Day In History - January 24

1939 January 24

1939-01-24

30,000 killed by earthquake in Concepcion Chile

1958 January 24

1958-01-24

After warming to 100,000,000º, 2 light atoms are bashed together to create a heavier atom, resulting in 1st man-made nuclear fusion

1989 January 24

1989-01-24

The Rev. Barbara C. Harris, 55, of Boston, was confirmed as the first female bishop in the 450-year history of the Anglican Church.