January 2 in History: From world getting its first air conditioner to Pathankot attacks

Turning the pages of history, this day saw Willis Carrier receiving the patent for the world's first air conditioning unit in 1906, as well as the gruesome terrorist attack on the Indian Air Force's Pathankot airbase in 2016.  

January 2 in History: From world getting its first air conditioner to Pathankot attacks

Willis Carrier receives patent for world's first air conditioner.

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1971

66 die as steel barriers collapse in Glasgow's Ibrox football stadium.

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1993

Sri Lanka Navy kills about 50 civilians in the Jaffna Lagoon.

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2001

First women enlist in German armed forces for combat duty.

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2016

Terrorist attack on Indian Air Force base in Pathankot killed 7 Indian soldiers.

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