January 26 in history: Discovery of the Cullinan, Constitution of India comes into force and more

From the discovery of the world's largest diamond to the appointment of the first Presidential physician in the US, We've got it all covered! Let's dive into today's history.

1841

James Bremer takes formal possession of Hong Kong Island 

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1905

The world's largest diamond ever, the Cullinan is found in South Africa.

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1950

The Constitution of India comes into force.

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1961

John F. Kennedy appoints Janet G. Travell to be the first woman Physician to the President.

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1980

Israel and Egypt establish diplomatic relations.

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