19 January 2022: This day in history

379: Theodosius installed as co-emperor of the Eastern Roman Empire

1812: Peninsular War: After a ten day siege, Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington, orders British soldiers of the Light and third divisions to storm Ciudad Rodrigo

1883: The first electric lighting system employing overhead wires, built by Thomas Edison, begins service at Roselle, New Jersey

1966: Indira Gandhi elected India’s 4th Prime Minister

2013: Calcium deposits are discovered on Mars by NASA’s Curiosity Rover


Source: Onthisday.com

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