22 January 2013

Timeline January 22 & 23

January 22
1561  Sir Francis Bacon, English philosopher, was born.
1901  Queen Victoria died at age 81 after 63 years on the British throne.
1901  Edward VII was proclaimed King after the death of his mother, Queen Victoria.

January 23
1579  The Union of Utrecht formed a Protestant republic in the Netherlands.
1737  John Hancock, American Revolutionary statesman, was born.
1920  Walter Frederick Morrison, American, inventor of the Frisbee , was born.

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