14 January It Happened Today


1742  Death of Sir Edmund Halley, British Astronomer Royal.

1878  Alexander Graham Bell gives Queen Victoria a demonstration of his new invention, the telephone.

1941  Birth of American actress Faye Dunaway.

1957  Death of American actor Humphrey Bogart.

1977  Death of former British prime minister, Sir Anthony Eden.

1986  The Voyager 2 spacecraft passes within 50625 miles of the planet Uranus.



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