THIS DAY IN #HISTORY 03/01


This day in #history 0314
JANUARY 3RD

1521 – Martin Luther excommunicated by Pope Leo X from the Roman Catholic Church

1848 – Joseph Jenkins Roberts is sworn in as the
first president of the independent African Republic of Liberia.

1868 – Meiji Restoration returns authority to Japan’s emperors

1925 – Benito Mussolini dissolves Italian parliament/ becomes dictator

1977 – Apple Computers incorporate

1988 – Margaret Thatcher becomes longest- serving British PM this century

FAMOUS BIRTHDAYS
106 BC – Cicero, Roman statesman and
philosopher (d . 43 BC)

1969 – Michael Schumacher, Hurth, Germany, Formula One racing driver (seven time world champion )

FAMOUS DEATHS

1967 – Jack Ruby, assassin who killed assassin Lee Harvey Oswald, dies at 55

2012 – Wylie Walker Vale, American Endocrinologist who discovered the stress hormone, dies at 70 .

FAMOUS WEDDING
2004 – Singer Britney Spears ( 22) weds
childhood pal Jason Allen Alexander in Las Vegas, Nevada

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