10 January 2013

Timeline January 10 to 12

January 10
1645  Archbishop William Laud was beheaded at the Tower of London.
1738  Ethan Allen, American military leader was born.
1776  Thomas Paine published the pamphlet "Common Sense."
1935  Ronnie Hawkins, Rock singer and musician, was born.
1946  The first General Assembly of the United Nations convened in London, England.

January 11
1787  William Herschel discovered Titania and Oberon, two moons of Uranus.
1935  Aviator Amelia Earhart began a trip from Honolulu to Oakland, Calif., becoming the first woman to fly solo across the Pacific Ocean.

January 12
1588  John Winthrop, Massachusetts Bay Colony founder, was born. [My 11th Great-Granduncle]
1866  The Royal Aeronautical Society was formed in London, England, United Kingdom.
1930  Tim Horton, Canadian hockey player was born. (d. 1974)

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