January 7th in History

Galileo discovers the moons of Jupiter! In other news, US forces retreat to Bataan, Prince Akihito becomes Emperor, and everyone says Je suis Charlie! Happy birthday to Charles Addams and Millard Fillmore, RIP Catherine of Aragon and Nikola Tesla.

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January 8th in History

Today's birthdays include Gypsy Rose Lee, Elvis Presley, and Stephen Hawking! Happy Typing Day, everybody!

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January 9th in History

Shackleton gets within 97 miles of the South Pole and Steve Jobs introduces the iPhone! Richard Nixon, Lee Van Cleef, Bart Starr, Bob Denver, and Joan Baez are born; Caroline Herschel and Napoleon III die. Happy Hoonko!

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