Word of the Day

January 29, 2020
CHRESTOMATHY
noun: 1. A volume of selected literary passages, usually by one author. 2. A selection of literary passages from a foreign language, especially one assembled for studying a language.
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January 29, 2020
January 28, 1547: King Henry VIII of England died and his nine-year-old son, Edward VI, assumed the throne.
January 28, 1915: Congress passed legislation creating the U.S. Coast Guard.
January 28, 1916: The first Jewish Associate Justice of the Supreme Court, Louis Brandeis, was appointed.
January 28, 1986: U.S. shuttle Challenger exploded 72 seconds after lift off, killing all seven crew members aboard, including school teacher Christa McAuliffe.
January 28, 1999: The creation of Element 114 is announced by scientists.
January 28, 2003: In his second State of the Union Address, President Bush presents case for war with Iraq.
More events from This Day in History: January 28
January 28, 1547: King Henry VIII of England died and his nine-year-old son, Edward VI, assumed the throne.
January 28, 1915: Congress passed legislation creating the U.S. Coast Guard.
January 28, 1916: The first Jewish Associate Justice of the Supreme Court, Louis Brandeis, was appointed.
January 28, 1986: U.S. shuttle Challenger exploded 72 seconds after lift off, killing all seven crew members aboard, including school teacher Christa McAuliffe.
January 28, 1999: The creation of Element 114 is announced by scientists.
January 28, 2003: In his second State of the Union Address, President Bush presents case for war with Iraq.
More events from This Day in History: January 28
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