Keep the Iowa Standard Going!
Three important events from history that happened on Jan. 19:
*In 1903 the first regular transatlantic radio broadcast between U.S. and England.
*In 1922 Geological survey says U.S. oil supply would be depleted in 20 years.
*In 1955 first presidential news conference filmed for TV. (President Dwight D. Eisenhower)
Happy birthday to you…Robert E. Lee, American general who commanded the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia in the American Civil War, born in Stratford, VA in 1807…”Minnesota Fats,” American billiards player, born in 1913…Dolly Parton, American country singer, born in Sevierville, TN in 1946.
*Courtesy of On This Day.