Tuesday, January 27, 2009

This Day (January 27)

There are 348 days left in the year.

The US Congress approved "Indian Territory" in what is present day Oklahoma, forcing Eastern Indians on the Trail of Tears.

Andre the Giant died in 1993.

In the United Kingdom, it is Holocaust Memorial Day.

Bridget Fonda's birthday.

Thomas Edison received his patent for his electrical incandescent light (light bulb).

The Vatican reaffirmed their decision to ban female priests.

And last but not least -- In 1998, first lady Hillary Rodham Clinton, appearing on NBC's "Today" show, said that allegations against her husband were the work of a "vast right-wing conspiracy".

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