Events in History for Wednesday 13th January 2016

Today’s Significant Events

1559 – Elizabeth I crowned Queen of England in Westminster Abbey
1785 – John Walter publishes first issue of London Times
1842 – Dr. William Brydon, a surgeon in the British Army during the First Anglo-Afghan War, becomes famous for (reputedly) being the sole survivor of an army of 16,500 when he reaches the safety of a garrison in Jalalabad.
1888 – National Geographic Society founded (Washington, D.C.)
1981 – Important Nurse’s Birthday – Scooter is her old nickname, since she’s over 30 it’s old now <grin>
2000 – Microsoft chairman Bill Gates steps aside as chief executive and promotes company president Steve Ballmer to the position

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