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Once Upon A Time – January 31 – 1985 – South African President P. W. Botha Offers To Free Mandela If He Denounces Violence

1865 Congress passes, by vote of 121-24, the 13th Amendment of US Constitution, abolishing slavery in US

1865 General Robert E. Lee named Commander-in-Chief of Confederate Armies during US Civil War

1943 Field Marshal Friedrich Paulus surrenders to Soviet troops at Stalingrad

1950 US President Harry Truman publicly announces support for the development of a hydrogen bomb

1985 South African President P. W. Botha offers to free Nelson Mandela if he denounces violence

Historical Events Today Events In 2022

Today In Film & TV

1949 1st daytime soap on TV “These Are My Children” (NBC in Chicago)

Today In Music

1679 Jean-Baptiste Lully’s opera “Bellerophon” premieres at the Palais-Royal in Paris

Today In Sport

2015 17-year-old Lydia Ko of New Zealand becomes the youngest golfer in men’s or women’s golf history to be ranked No. 1 in the world

2019 Colonization of the America’s in the late 1500s killed so many people it cooled the planet and led to a “Little Ice Age”, according to a scientific report published in “Quaternary Science Reviews”

1747 The first venereal diseases clinic opens at London Lock Hospital, London

Famous Weddings

1560 Spanish King Philip II (10) marries Elisabeth of Valois (13), daughter of Henry II of France

1842 10th US President John Tyler’s daughter Elizabeth marries in the White House

1960 American songwriter Adolph Green weds (for 3rd and final time) American actress and singer Phyllis Newman in NYC

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