Friday, January 29, 2010

January 30th

1649: King Charles I of England is beheaded. He continues to rule for 15 more years.

1911: The Canadian Naval Service becomes the Royal Canadian Navy. Molson becomes its official sponsor.

1945: Adolf Hitler gives his last ever radio address. It is interrupted 18 times for "weather on the ones."

1989: The American embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan closes. All official U.S. business is now held in the backroom at Amir's Falafel on alternate Wednesdays.


Post a Comment

<< Home