Today in History video for January 4th features: 2006 ~ Prime Minister Ariel Sharon of Israel suffered a 2nd stroke & coma |1809 ~ Louis Braille the inventor of Braille was born |1999 ~ Jesse Ventura was sworn in as governor of Minnesota | 1965 ~ T. S. Eliot died…Video by Associated Press (AP.org)
4th JANUARY TiMELiNE of HiSTORY ON THiS DAY
1809 – Louis Braille the French educator and inventor of Braille was born on the 4th January 1809 (died 1852).
1965 – T. S. Eliot the American-English poet, playwright, critic, and Nobel Prize laureate died on the 4th January 1 (born 1888).
1999 – Former professional wrestler Jesse Ventura was sworn in as governor of Minnesota on the 4th January 1999.
2006 – Prime Minister Ariel Sharon of Israel suffered a second stroke.