19 January 2010

January 19

1419: Nearly four years after the Battle of Agincourt, Henry V completes his reconquest of Normandy with the surrender of Rouen.

1839: The British East India Trading Company is given Aden, occupying it and ending pirate attacks against British shipping to India.

1920: The United States votes against joining the League of Nations.

2010: Scott Brown wins "Ted Kennedy's seat", breaking the Democratic filibuster-proof majority in the Senate and tolling the death knell for Obamacare...

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