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History for January 5:
1589 - Catherine de Medici, Queen of France, died
1809 - Treaty of Dardanelles was concluded between Britain and France
1850 - The California Exchange opens.
1914 - Henry Ford announces a minimum wage of $5 for an eight hour day.
1922 - Sir Ernest Shackleton, Antarctic explorer, dies aboard his ship.
1925 - Nellie Tayloe Ross of Wyoming becomes first woman governor.
1933 - Work on San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge begins, on Marin County side.
1962 - Tony Sheridan and Beatles produce My Bonnie and The Saints.
1964 - Pope Paul VI visits Jordan and Israel.
1779 - Stephen Decatur, early American Naval hero.
1855 - King Camp Gillette, inventor of the safety razor.
1876 - Konrad Adenauer, German Chancellor
1925 - Nellie Tayloe Ross, 1st woman governor of Wyoming
1928 - Walter Mondale, Vice-President
1940 - Dany Saval
1946 - Diane Keaton, Actress
1954 - Pamela Sue Martin in Connecticut