1/10/2022 12:55:00 AM Today In History - January 10
Buffalo Bill (William Frederick) Cody
(Public Domain Photo)
Reprinted By Permission From OnThisDay.com
Today in History in 49 B.C. Julius Caesar crossed the Rubicon signaling the start of civil war; in 1845 poets Elizabeth Barrett and Robert Browning began corresponding; and in 1917 Buffalo Bill (William Frederick) Cody, Army scout, Pony Express rider, wagon train driver, buffalo hunter, fur trapper, gold prospector and showman, died at age 70 in Denver, Colorado.
Our on this day in history archives contain over 200,000 events, birthdays and deaths from 6,000 years of history. Here is a roundup of a few of them:
49 BC - Julius Caesar crosses the Rubicon, signaling the start of civil war.
1429 - Order of Golden Fleece established in Austria-Hungary & Spain
1475 - Stephen III of Moldavia defeats the Ottoman Empire at the Battle of Vaslui.
1776 - "Common Sense" Pamphlet by Thomas Paine, published advocating American independence
1839 - Tea from India 1st arrives in UK
1845 - Poets Elizabeth Barrett & Robert Browning begin corresponding
1861 - Florida secedes from the Union (US Civil War)
1870 - John D. Rockefeller incorporates Standard Oil