Mon, January 21, 2019 | 22:38

Today is Tuesday, January 22, the 22nd day of 2019. There are 343 days left in the year.

1575 — Queen Elizabeth I grants Thomas Tallis and William Byrd music press monopoly

1673 — Postal service between New York and Boston inaugurated

1690 — Iroquois tribes renew allegiance to British against French

1771 — Spain cedes the Falkland Islands to Britain

1813— Americans capture Frenchtown, Canada

1837 — Earthquake in southern Syria kills thousands

1859 — Brahms’ first piano concerto in D minor premieres in Hanover

1925 — Albania Republic proclaimed under President Achmed Zogu

1934 — Shostakovich’s opera "Lady MacBeth" premieres in Leningrad