THIS DAY IN #HISTORY 1501


This day in #history 1514
JANUARY 15TH
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1759 – British Museum opens in Montague House , London

1762 – Fraunces Tavern opens in NYC

1777 – People of New Connecticut (Vermont) declare independence from England

1780 – Continental Congress establishes court of
appeals

1889 – The Coca- Cola Company , then known as
the Pemberton Medicine Company , is originally
incorporated in Atlanta , Georgia.

1895 – French fleet reaches Majunga,
Madagascar

1955 – USSR ends state of war with German
Federal Republic

1966 – The first Nigeria military coup d’etat took place. This was the beginning of military interventions in political and civil administration of the country.

1971 – Aswan Dam official opens in Egypt

1975 – Portugal signs accord for Angola ‘s
independence

1992 – Bulgaria recognizes Macedonia

2001 – Wikipedia, a free Wiki content
encyclopedia , goes online.

2011 – Wikipedia the free internet encyclopedia
turns 10 years old

FAMOUS BIRTHDAYS

1918 – Gamal Abdel Nasser , President of Egypt
(1954 -1971 )

1929 – Martin Luther King Jr, Atlanta , American clergyman and leader of the Civil Rights Movement (Nobel 1964)
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