Events in History for Friday February 5th 2016

Today’s Significant Events

1576 Henry of Navarre (later Henry IV of France) abjures Catholicism at Tours
1885 News of fall of Khartoum reaches London
1885 King Leopold II of Belgium establishes the Congo as a personal colonial possession
1937 1st Charlie Chaplin talkie, “Modern Times,” released
1988 Panamanian General Manuel Noriega indicted by US federal grand jury for drug trafficking and racketeering

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