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.




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