#OnThisDay - BBC1 Jan 24th 1986
The first episode of the DYNASTY spin off THE COLBYS
Starring Charlton Heston, Barbara Stanwyck, Emma Samms, John James and Stephanie Beecham.
This short lived show focussed on the extended family of Dynasty couple Jeff and Fallon Colby.
#OnThisDay 24-January-1996 the body of the late King Moshoeshoe II of #Lesotho arrived at Mejametalana Airport from #Bloemfontein #SouthAfrica for autopsy. Next day, the body lied at state at the Royal Palace before the burial at Thaba Bosiu on 26-January-1996.
#RuthAsawa (born #onthisday in 1926): “When you put a seed in the ground, it doesn’t stop growing after eight hours. It keeps going every minute that it’s in the earth. We, too, need to keep growing every moment of every day that we are on this earth.”
#OnThisDay Prime Minister Winston Churchill, the first honorary citizen of the United States, died in 1965.
📸 In 1943, Churchill visited @Harvard to pledge support for 🇺🇸🇬🇧 alliance. He later coined the term #SpecialRelationship, beginning a new chapter in British diplomacy.
Busy day in ancient Rome! #onthisday in 41 the Emperor Caligula was assassinated and in 76 the Emperor Hadrian was born.
Bronze as, Caligula bare headed. 37-41 CE. KM 1991.2.363
Bronze sesterius, Laureate head of Hadrian. 125-128 CE. KM 1991.2.501
Born #OnThisDay 24Jan1742 Anne, Duchess of Cumberland and Strathearn. Member of the #BritishRoyalFamily as wife of Prince Henry, Duke of Cumberland and Strathearn. George III did not approve of the marriage as she was a commoner and previously married.
#OnThisDay in 2012 Princess Athena of Denmark was born as the daughter of Prince Joachim of Denmark and Marie Cavallier. She has two older half-brothers from her father's first marriage, Prince Nikolai and Prince Felix, and an older brother, Prince Henrik.
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