This Day in History
Audrey Hepburn was born on May 4, 1929, in Brussels, Belgium.
Edgar Allan Poe was born on January 19, 1809, in Boston, Massachusetts.
On January 18, 1778, Captain James Cook became the first European to reach the Hawaiian islands.
On January 17, 1903, the National Forest Service established Luquillo Forest Reserve (today known as El Yunque National Forest) in Puerto Rico.
George Dewey, the only man to hold the rank of Admiral of the Navy, died on January 16, 1917.
Civil Rights activist Martin Luther King Jr. was born on January 15, 1929 in Atlanta, Georgia.
On January 14, 1957, we said goodbye to Humphrey Bogart.
After a life of wandering the frontier as a lawman, businessman, and gambler, Wyatt Earp died on January 13, 1929.