January 22nd in History

The Battle of Rorke's Drift! In other news, Roe v. Wade is decided and the Macintosh is advertised on the Super Bowl. Sir Walter Raleigh, John Donne, Captain Kidd, Lord Byron, and "Wrong Way" Corrigan are born; LBJ and Bill Mauldin die. Happy Polish Grandfather's Day!

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January 4th in History

The Burj Khalifa opens, Sputnik 1 crashes, and Jesse Ventura becomes governor of Minnesota! Archbishop Ussher, Sir Isaac Newton, and Louis Braille are born; Elizabeth Ann Seaton, Albert Camus, and T. S. Eliot die. Happy Hwinukan Mukee!

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January 5th in History

The Golden Gate Bridge! In other news, Alfred Dreyfus is convicted of treason, Ford institutes a "living wage" policy, Mr. Green Jeans and Superman are born, Silent Cal and Sonny Bono die.

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January 6th in History

The Washington National Cathedral opens! Joan of Arc, Carl Sandburg, Tom Mix, Kahil Gibran, and John DeLorean are born; Teddy Roosevelt, Dizzy Gillespie, and Rudolf Nureyev die. Happy National Technology Day!

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