TO­DAY IS TUES­DAY, JAN­UARY 15, 2019 ON THIS DAY IN HIS­TORY:

The Chronicle - - Lighter Side -

1559 - Eng­land’s Queen Elizabeth I (Elizabeth Tu­dor) was crowned in West­min­ster Abbey.

1624 - Many ri­ots oc­curred in Mex­ico when it was an­nounced that all churches were to be closed.

1790 - The mu­ti­neers of the ‘Bounty’ ar­rive at Pit­cairn Is­land and es­tab­lish a set­tle­ment there.

1797 - The Top Hat makes its first ap­pear­ance, caus­ing a riot.

1913 - The first tele­phone line be­tween Ber­lin and New York was in­au­gu­rated.

1976 - The first episode of the Aus­tralian drama se­ries The Sul­li­vans is broad­cast.

1991 - The Vic­to­ria Cross for Aus­tralia is cre­ated by let­ters patent signed by HM Elizabeth II.

2001 - Wikipedia was launched.

2004 - The first freight train de­parts from Ade­laide, bound for Dar­win, on the newly com­pleted Aus­tral Asia Rail­way. Birthdays

Jean Bap­tiste Moliere 1622 Play­wright

Pierre S. DuPont 1870 In­dus­tri­al­ist

Rex In­gram (Hitch­cock) 1892 - Writer, di­rec­tor

Ed­ward Teller 1908 Physi­cist, Fa­ther of the hy­dro­gen bomb

Gene Krupa 1909 Drum­mer, band­leader Lloyd Bridges 1913 Ac­tor: Maria Schell 1926 Ac­tress Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 1929 Mar­garet O’Brien 1937 Ac­tress

An­drea Martin 1947 - Ac­tress Ron­nie Van Zant 1949 Singer, song­writer (

Charo (Maria Martinez) 1951 Ac­tress

Mario Van Pee­bles 1957 Ac­tor, di­rec­tor

Ju­lian Sands 1958

Peter Tre­wavas 1959 Mu­si­cian (Mar­il­lion)

Lisa Lisa 1967 - Singer (Lisa Lisa and Cult Jam)

Chad Lowe 1968 - Ac­tor Regina King 1971 - Ac­tress Pit­bull (Armando Chris­tian Pérez) 1981 - Rap­per

Dove Olivia Cameron 1996 Singer, ac­tress

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