Just a few little tidbits...haven't found anything really interesting the past few days. Guess its too cold for people to do much in January!
January 14, 1742 - Sir Edmund Halley, who gave his name to the famous comet, died. He was 86.
January 14, 1878 - Queen Victoria watched a demonstration of Alexander G. Bell’s telephone at a home on the Isle of Wight.
January 14, 1898 - Lewis Carroll, author of Alice in Wonderland, died.