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