26th of JANUARY ~ HiSTORY ON THiS DAY

January 26th ~ This Day in History video by History.com ~ Australia Day: Captain Arthur Phillip guided a fleet of 11 British ships carrying convicts to the colony of New South Wales in 1788, effectively founding Australia. After overcoming a period of hardship, the fledgling colony began to celebrate the anniversary of this date with great fanfare…

January 26th ~ On This Day video by Biography.com ~