January 15 in History: From first Indian commander-in-chief to US flight 1549 lands in New York City’s Hudson River

Turning the pages of history, we came across KM Cariappa becomes the first Indian Commander-in-Chief, Wikipedia, the free Internet-based encyclopedia, goes online and a lot more! Let's dive into today's history.

1892

James Naismith publishes the rules of basketball.

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1943

The Pentagon is dedicated in Arlington, Virginia.

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1969

KM Cariappa becomes first Indian commander-in-chief of the Indian Army.

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2001

Wikipedia, the free Internet-based encyclopedia, goes online.

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2009

Captain Sully safely lands US flight 1549 in New York City’s Hudson River.

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