January 01 in history: Foundation of Republic of China and NAFTA, and more

From discovery of X-rays to commencement of European Common Market, here's what happened on this ay in history

1896

Wilhelm Röntgen announces his discovery of x-rays

(Photograph:WION)

1912

Republic of China is founded

(Photograph:WION)

1958

European Common Market starts operation

(Photograph:WION)

1993

Czechoslovakia is peacefully dissolved and split into the Czech Republic and Slovakia

(Photograph:WION)

1994

North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) comes into effect

(Photograph:WION)

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