Events in History for Sunday 24th January 2016

Today’s Significant Events

41 – Claudius succeeds his nephew Caligula as Roman Emperor after his assassination by Praetorian Guards.
1857 – The University of Calcutta is formally founded as the first full-fledged university in south Asia.
1899 – Rubber heel patented by Humphrey O’Sullivan
1908 – Gen Baden-Powell starts Boy Scouts
1984 – Apple Computer Inc unveils its revolutionary Macintosh personal computer
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