THIS DAY IN #HISTORY 22/01


This day in #history 22/01
JANUARY 22ND
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1771 – Spain cedes Falkland Islands to Britain

1824 – Ashantis defeat British forces in the Gold
Coast.

1879 – Zulus attack British Army camp in
Isandhlwana South Africa

1918 – Ukraine proclaimed a free republic
(German puppet )

1925 – Albania Republic proclaimed under Pres
Achmed Zogu

1561 – Francis Bacon, Strand, London ,
statesman/ essayist ( Novum Organum ), (d 1626)
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1964 – Kenneth Kaunda becomes premier of North – Rhodesia ( Zambia

2006 – Evo Morales is inaugurated as President of Bolivia, becoming the country’s first indigenous
president .
FAMOUS BIRTHDAYS

1985 – Mohamed Sissoko, Malian footballer

FAMOUS DEATHS

1973 – Lyndon B Johnson, 36th US President (1963 -69) , dies at his Texas ranch at 64
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1995 – Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy, mother of pres JFK, RFK, & Ted, dies at 104
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