Saturday, 20 January 2018

This Week In History





Births – Sophie , Countess of Wessex, Rasputin, Christian Dior, Jack Nicklaus,  Martin Shaw (aww… The Professionals), Geena Davis, Walter Raleigh, Warren Zevon, Virginia Woolf, Alicia Keys, Paul Newman, Lucinda Williams (1953)




Deaths – Audrey Hepburn, Peggy Lee, Queen Victoria, Anna Pavlova, Mary Tyler Moore,


Events – inaugurations of Presidents , Edward VIII became king, First Jumbo Jet goes into service (1970),  First female doctor in the US (1849), first woman Secretary of State (1997), Apple Mac goes on sale (1984), Henry VIII marries Anne Boleyn, Idi Amin becomes President of Uganda (1971)

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