TO­DAY in HIS­TORY

The Korea Times - - OPINION -

To­day i s Tues­day, Jan­uary 15, the 15th day of 2019. There are 350 days left in the year.

1759 — British Mu­seum opens in Mon­tague House, Lon­don

1762 — Fraunces Tav­ern opens in New York City

1785 — Mozart’s string quar­tet opus 10 pre­mieres

1851 — Gen­eral Arista re­places Mex­i­can Pres­i­dent Her­rera

1861 — Steam el­e­va­tor pa­tented by Elisha Otis

1863 — First U.S. news­pa­per printed on wood-pulp paper, Bos­ton Morn­ing Jour­nal

1882 — First U.S. ski club forms 1895 — Tchaikovsky’s iconic bal­let "Swan Lake" pre­mieres in St. Peters­burg

1905 — Coen de Kon­ing be­comes world cham­pion all-round skater

1915 — Ja­pan claims eco­nomic con­trol of China

1919 — Pi­anist and states­man Ig­nace Paderewski be­comes first premier of Poland

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