Historical Events for 8th January 2019

1610 – Simon Marius. a German astronomer, independently discovers the first three moons of Jupiter one day after Galileo
1705 – George Frideric Handel’s 1st opera “Almira” premieres in Hamburg
1974 – E Wilson Jr’s musical “Let My People Come” premieres in NYC
1976 – Franklin Mint strikes 1st gold coins for Netherlands Antilles
1979 – Today Show gets a new theme song
1981 – India all out 63 in one-day international v Australia
1987 – Jack Sikma (Milwaukee) begins NBA free throw streak of 51 games
1989 – NFC Championship, Soldier Field, Chicago: San Francisco 49ers beat Chicago Bears, 28-3
2009 – 14th Critics’ Choice Movie Awards: Slumdog Millionaire wins Best Film
2017 – 74th Golden Globes: “Moonlight”, Casey Affleck and Isabelle Huppert win

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