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This Day in History: January

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Look back in time and examine the amazing events that happened on this day in history and which helped shape the world as we know it.

Topics Covered:
  • 1: January 11, 49 BC: Julius Caesar Crosses the Rubicon
  • 2: January 15, 1929: Martin Luther King Jr. Is Born
  • 3: January 15, 1559: Elizabeth I Is Crowned Queen of England
  • 4: January 19, 1809: Edgar Allan Poe Is Born
  • 5: January 6, 1066: Harold Godwinson Seizes England’s Throne
  • 6: January 13, 532: The Nika Riots Erupt in Constantinople

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