history fact – January 29, 2017

Today is Sunday, Jan. 29, the 29th day of 2017. There are 336 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History:
On Jan. 29, 1820, King George III, the British monarch whose 59-year reign included the loss of the American colonies, died at Windsor Castle at age 81; he was succeeded by his son, who became King George IV. ___ UPI:
In 1845, Edgar Allan Poe’s The Raven was published.

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