Saturday, January 26, 2008

Today in History: January 26

  • 1788 Australia Day: English fleet settles 736 convicts at Sydney Cove.
  • 1831 German Anton de Bary born; founder of mycology (spores, molds, and fungus).
  • 1875 American George Green patents the electric dental drill.
  • 1998 President Bill Clinton, on TV, denies "sex relations" with his intern Monica Lewinsky.
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