Today in History (January)

1 HAPPY BIRTHDAY Francis Bond Head, 6th Lieutenant Governor of Upper Canada HAPPY BIRTHDAY Barry Goldwater, former US Senator 1776 – George Washington hoists Continental Union Flag 1861 – Abraham Lincoln declares slavery in Confederate states unlawful 1863 – Abraham Lincoln issues the Emancipation Proclamation 1976 – John Diefenbaker appointed a Companion of Honour by […]