The Old Farmer’s Almanac for Jan. 15: DAILY CALENDAR FOR JANUARY 15TH, 2019

 

DAILY CALENDAR FOR JANUARY 15TH, 2019

The Old Farmer’s Almanac daily calendar gives you quick reference for the significant events on any day throughout the year.

1550s

  • 1559: ELIZABETH I OF ENGLAND WAS CROWNED IN WESTMINSTER ABBEY

1620s

  • BORN 1622: MOLIÈRE (DRAMATIST)

1710s

  • BORN 1716: PHILIP LIVINGSTON (PATRIOT, AND SIGNER OF THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE)

1770s

  • 1777: VERMONT DECLARES ITS INDEPENDENCE FROM GREAT BRITAIN AND THE COLONY OF NEW YORK AS A REPUBLIC ORIGINALLY CALLED NEW CONNECTICUT

1790s

  • 1795: THE UNIVERSITY OF N.C., THE FIRST STATE UNIVERSITY IN THE US, OPENS

1840s

  • BORN 1841: THE EARL OF DERBY, LORD STANLEY (CANADIAN GOVERNOR GENERAL 1888 – 1893)

1860s

  • 1861: E. G. OTIS RECEIVED A PATENT FOR AN ELEVATOR SAFETY BRAKE

1890s

  • DIED 1896: MATHEW BRADY (PHOTOGRAPHER)

  • BORN 1899: GOODMAN ACE (RADIO PERFORMER)

1900s

  • BORN 1909: GENE KRUPA (DRUMMER)

1910s

  • BORN 1913: LLOYD BRIDGES (ACTOR)

  • 1919: GREAT MOLASSES FLOOD, BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS100 Years Ago

1920s

  • BORN 1929: MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. (CIVIL RIGHTS LEADER)

1930s

  • BORN 1933: ERNEST J. GAINES (NOVELIST)

  • 1936: FORD FOUNDATION IS INCORPORATED TO ADMINISTER FUNDS FOR SCIENTIFIC, EDUCATIONAL AND CHARITABLE PURPOSES

  • 1936: FIRST U.S. ALL-GLASS WINDOWLESS STRUCTURE COMPLETED, IN TOLEDO, OHIO

  • 1939: FIRST PRO BOWL GAME IN NFL HISTORY IS PLAYED IN LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA

1940s

  • 1943: THE PENTAGON BUILDING IN VIRGINIA IS COMPLETED

  • 1949: FIRST NONSTOP TRANS-CANADA FLIGHT COMPLETED

1950s

  • BORN 1957: ANDRÉ ALEXIS (WRITER)

1960s

  • 1967: THE GREEN BAY PACKERS DEFEATED THE KANSAS CITY CHIEFS IN SUPER BOWL I

  • BORN 1968: CHAD LOWE (ACTOR)

1970s

  • BORN 1971: REGINA KING (ACTRESS)

  • 1974: HAPPY DAYS MADE ITS TELEVISION DEBUT

1980s

  • BORN 1981: HOWIE DAY (SINGER)

  • DIED 1987: RAY BOLGER (ACTOR)

2000s

  • DIED 2005: RUTH WARRICK (ACTRESS)

  • DIED 2007: PERCY SALTZMAN (FIRST METEOROLOGIST TO APPEAR ON CANADIAN TELEVISION)

 

Source

The Old Farmer’s Almanac

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