22 January It Happened Today…….
1561 Birth of English writer and statesman, Francis Bacon.
1775 Birth of Andre Ampere the French physicist.
1901 Death of Queen Victoria.
1924 Ramsey MacDonald becomes first Labour Prime Minister of Great Britain.
1950 Alger Hiss convicted of perjury in US and sentenced to five years imprisonment.
1973 Death of Lyndon B Johnson, former US President.