29 January 2013
Timeline January 29 & 30
1737 Thomas Paine, English/American political pamphleteer, was born.
1820 King George III of the United Kingdom died at Windsor Castle.
1845 Edgar Allan Poe's poem "The Raven" was first published, in the New York Evening Mirror.
1856 Queen Victoria instituted the Victoria Cross.
1963 Robert Frost, American poet, died in Boston at age 88.
1649 England's King Charles I was beheaded.
1882 Franklin Delano Roosevelt, the 32nd president of the United States, was born in Hyde Park, N.Y. [My 7th cousin twice removed.]
1933 Adolf Hitler became chancellor of Germany.
1948 Orville Wright, American inventor & aviation pioneer, died.