On this day

    On this day

    By TheBoldAge. Published 2021-01-15


    Discover things that happened in history on this day.

    In 1535 Henry VIII declared himself head of the Church of England.John Etherington of London wore the first top hat in1797.1889 saw The Coca-Cola Company, then known as the Pemberton Medicine Company, incorporated in Atlanta.Swan Lake, Tchaikovsky’s ballet, premiered in St Petersburg in 1895.1955 saw the USSR end the state of war with the German Federal Republic.US President Richard Nixon suspended all US offensive action in North Vietnam in 1973.360_us_air_crash_0115.jpgChelsey Sullenberger landed US Airways Flight 1549 on the Hudson River shortly after take off in 2009. The incident became known as the ‘Miracle on the Hudson’ as all passengers and crew members survived.

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