A bit of January 22nd history…
1689 - Prince William of Orange, future King William III of Britain, summons Convention Parliament to discuss ruling jointly with his wife Mary, daughter of exiled King James II
1905 - In St Petersburg, Russia, a large demonstration of workers led by Father Gapon, march to Winter Palace with a petition to the Tsar; troops fire on protesters in what becomes known as “Bloody Sunday”
1973 - Roe v Wade: US Supreme Court legalizes most selective abortions (pictured)
1987 - Pennsylvanian politician R Budd Dwyer shoots and kills himself at a press conference on live national tv, leading to debates on boundaries of journalism
1991 - Kuwaiti oil facilities are destroyed by Iraqi forces
2018 - Netflix becomes the largest digital media and entertainment company in the world, worth $100 billion
A bit of January 22nd history… 1689 - Prince William of Orange,...