15th January

The events happened on 15th January are :

1759 : British Museum opened to the public : Established by an act of Parliament in 1753, the British Museum—which counts among its world-renowned antiquities and archaeological holdings the Elgin Marbles and the Rosetta Stone—opened to the public this day in 1759.

1967 : In the first Super Bowl game, the Green Bay Packers of the National Football League (NFL) defeated the Kansas City Chiefs of the American Football League (AFL) by a score of 35 to 10.

1909 : American jazz drummer Gene Krupa was born in Chicago.

1896 : American photographer Mathew B. Brady, known for his portraits of politicians and images of the American Civil War, died alone and virtually forgotten in a hospital charity ward in New York City.

1870 : The donkey appeared as a symbol of the U.S. Democratic Party in a Thomas Nast cartoon.

1844 : The University of Notre Dame, founded in Indiana by the Congregation of the Holy Cross, was officially chartered.

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