This day in Africa in 2017 Adama Barrow sworn in as President of Gambia in Dakar as Senegalese troops enter Gambia to persuade former President Yahya Jammeh to leave.

On this day in World in 1963 Australian Championships Women’s Tennis: Margaret Court beats Jan Lehane O’Neill for 4th consecutive year 6-2, 6-2

Born on this day in World in 1676 John Weldon  was an English composer, born in Chichester (d. 1736) and educated at Eton.

On this day in World in 1919 National elections held in Germany to form a National Constituent Assembly and draft a constitution.

On this day in World in 2013 Calcium deposits are discovered on Mars by NASA’s Curiosity Rover.

Today is National and international Popcorn Day is annually observed January 19th.
This time-honored treat can be sweet or savory, caramelized, buttered or plain, molded into a candied ball or tossed with nuts and chocolate. However, it is enjoyed, enjoy it on National Popcorn Day, January 19th.

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