On This Day: January 22nd
This is 22nd day of the year and 344 days remain in the year.
Queen Victoria of England died after reigning for 63 years (the 4th longest among longest-reigning monarchs and the longest for queens).
500 workers were killed by the Czar's troops in "Bloody Sunday" in St. Petersburg.
Thornton Wilder's play Our Town first performed publicly in Princeton, N.J.
Former President Lyndon B. Johnson died at age 64.
The U.S. Senate confirmed Madeleine Albright as the first female secretary of state.
January 22 BirthdaysGeorge Balanchine1904–83, American choreographer and ballet dancer,
Bill Bixbyactor, TV director
Andre Marie Amperephysicist
George Gordon Noel Byronpoet
John Winthropcolonial governor
U ThantU.N. statesman
Beatrice Potter Webbsocialist economist