history fact – January 24, 2017

Today is Tuesday, Jan. 24, the 24th day of 2017 with 341 to follow. The moon is waning. Morning stars are Jupiter, Saturn and Mercury. Evening stars are Neptune, Venus, Mars and Uranus. On this date in history: In 1848, gold was discovered at John Sutter’s mill near Sacramento. The discovery touched off the great gold rush of 1849.

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