History January 28th

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  1. JcMinJapan

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    1547 - 9-year-old Edward VI succeeds Henry VIII as king of England

    1613 - Galileo may have unknowingly viewed undiscovered planet Neptune

    1814 - Stendahl's 1st book is published

    1821 - Bellingshausen discovers Alexander Island off Antarctica

    1878 - Yale Daily News published, 1st college daily newspaper

    1904 - 1st college sports letters given to Seniors who played on U of Chicago's football team are awarded blankets with letter "C" on them

    1961 - Republic of Rwanda proclaimed

    1962 - Johanne Relleke gets stung by bees 2,443 times in Rhodesia and survives

    1978 - "We Are the World" is recorded