GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS MONDAY, January 12, the 12th day of 2015 with 353 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 7:12 and sunset is @ 4:31. The moon is waning. The morning stars are stars are Jupiter, Mercury & Saturn. The evening stars are Mars, Neptune, Uranus & Venus.
ON THIS DAY IN:
1773 – The first public museum (the Charleston Museum) in America was established, in Charleston, South Carolina.
1866 – The Royal Aeronautical Society was founded in London.
1879 – The British-Zulu War began.
1908 – A wireless message was sent long-distance for the first time, from the Eiffel Tower in Paris.
1915 – The U.S. House of Representatives rejected a proposal to give women the right to vote.
1915 – Congress established Rocky Mountain National Park.
1932 – Hattie W. Caraway became the first woman elected to the U.S. Senate.
1959 – “The Bell Telephone Hour,” a musical series, premiered on television.
1966 – “Batman” premiered on TV.
1971 – “All in the Family” premiered on television.