On this day January 2-7, 2022 (week 01) infographic
Graphics show birthdays and anniversaries on each day for the week.


On this day January 2-7, 2022 (week 1)

January 2, 2022 - January 8, 2022 - Graphics show birthdays and anniversaries for each day of the week. This week features the incorporation of Apple Computer, pig cloning, the discovery of lakes of liquid methane on Saturn’s moon Tita, the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan, the storming of the U.S. Capital, Queen Juliana of the Netherlands and David Bowie

January 2, 2002: Scientists announced they had successfully cloned pigs without the presence of a gene that would cause a human body to reject a transplant

January 3, 1977: Apple Computer, founded by Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak, was incorporated. “Computer” was removed from the name when the iPhone was launched in 2007

January 4, 2007: Scientists reported evidence of lakes filled with liquid methane on Saturn’s moon Titan. It was the first discovery of existing lakes anywhere apart from Earth

January 5, 1592: Mughal emperor Shah Jahan was born. He was emperor from 1628, and built the Taj Mahal in memory of his favourite queen, Mumtaz Mahal

January 6, 2021: Supporters of Donald Trump stormed the U.S. Capitol in an effort to stop Congress certifying Joe Biden’s election victory. Five people died in the insurrection

January 7,1937: The future Queen Juliana of the Netherlands married Germany’s Prince Bernhard. They are shown with their daughters, including the future Queen Beatrix

January 8, 1947: David Bowie, British singer-songwriter and actor was born. He was known for dramatic musical transformations, including his character Ziggy Stardust

PUBLISHED: 24/12/2021; DESIGN: Phil Bainbridge; PICTURE RESEARCH: Julie Mullins; EVENT SELECTION: Fiona Roberts and Susan Shepherd; PROOFING: Julie Mullins; TECHNICAL CONSTRUCTION: Fiona Roberts;; STORY: Julie Mullins; PICTURES: Newscom, Getty, Associated Press