THIS DAY IN #HISTORY 1301


This day in #history 1314
JANUARY 13TH
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1559 – Elizabeth I crowned queen of England in Westminster Abbey
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1610 – Galileo Galilei discovers Callisto , 4th
satellite of Jupiter

1794 – Congress changes US flag to 15 stars & 15 stripes

1822 – The design of the Greek flag is adopted by
the First National Assembly at Epidaurus.

1943 – Hitler declares ” Total War

1967 – Coup in Togo

1980 – Togo ‘s constitution becomes effective

FAMOUS BIRTHDAYS

1977 – Orlando Bloom, Kent England, English actor (Pirates of the Caribbean, The Lord of the Rings )
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FAMOUS DEATHS

1915 – Mary Slessor, Scottish missionary (b .
1848)

2002 – Gregorio Fuentes, Cuban fisherman,
reputed model for Hemingway’ s The Old Man and the Sea (b . 1897)

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