THIS DAY IN #HISTORY 23/01


This day in #history 23/01
JANUARY 23RD
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638 – Start of Islamic calendar

1899 – Emilio Aguinaldo is sworn in as President
of the First Philippine Republic.

1908 – US & Great Britain demand end of abuses
in Congo

1961 – Venezuela adopts constitution

1996 – The first version of the Java programming
language was released .

1984 – Hulk Hogan defeats Iron Sheik to become
WWF champ

FAMOUS BIRTHDAYS

1737 – John Hancock , merchant/statesman , ( 1st
to sign Declaration of Independence) , ( d. 1793 ),
[o .s . 1936 -01 -12 ]
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FAMOUS DEATHS

1806 – William Pitt , the Younger, PM Great Britain (1783 ..1806 ), dies at 46

1998 – Hilla Limann , president of Ghana in
(1979 -81) , dies

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