On This Day – January 4
Posted on: Fri 4 Jan 2019
The Republican Party’s Newt Gingritch becomes Speaker of the U.S House of Representatives in 1961.
The world’s tallest building, the Barj Khalifa, is officially opened in Dubai in 2010.
A young Elvis Presley cut his first demo at Sun Studios in Memphis Tennessee.
Produced by Alistair McKinnon
Image source: Wikimedia Commons