Daily Archives: January 20, 2012

John Lennon performs with Chuck Berry during taping for ‘The Mike Douglas Show’ 40 years ago today (1972)


Video: John & Yoko on 'Douglas' show with Chuck Berry

(Thursday, January 20, 1972) — John Lennon and Yoko Ono tape their third appearance today as co-hosts on the prestigious Emmy award-winning WBC (Westinghouse Broadcasting Corporation) afternoon talk show The Mike Douglas Show. Continue reading John Lennon performs with Chuck Berry during taping for ‘The Mike Douglas Show’ 40 years ago today (1972)

Nazis meet to plan ‘Final Solution of the Jewish Question’ 70 years ago today (1942)

(Tuesday, January 20, 1942) — Reinhard Heydrich, Himmler’s second in command of the SS, convened the Wannsee Conference in the Berlin suburb of Wannsee with 15 top Nazi bureaucrats to coordinate the “Final Solution to the Jewish Question” in which the Nazis would attempt to exterminate the entire Jewish population of Europe, an estimated 11 million persons. Continue reading Nazis meet to plan ‘Final Solution of the Jewish Question’ 70 years ago today (1942)