THIS DAY IN HISTORY
Today is Sunday, Jan. 24, the 24th day of 2016. There are 342 days left in the year.
IN THE NATION
1848: James W. Marshall discovered a gold nugget at Sutter’s Mill in northern California, a discovery that led to the gold rush of ’49. 1935: Beer was first sold in cans in Richmond, Va., by the Gottfried Krueger Brewing Co.
IN THE WORLD
1965: British statesman Winston
Churchill died in London at age 90.
HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU
Cajun musician Doug Kershaw is 80. Singer-songwriter Neil Diamond is 75. Singer Aaron Neville is 75. Olympic gold medal gymnast Mary Lou Retton is 48. Actor Ed Helms C is 42. Actress Tatyana Ali is 37.