Today in history 1/11/2017

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1/11/2017:

Today in historyJulius Caesar (see picture below) leads his army across the Rubicon River, plunging Rome into civil war in 49 BC.

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Today in history, Benjamin O. Davis, Sr. (see picture below), becomes the U.S. Army’s first black general. His son would later become a general as well in 1940.

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Today in history, President Harry S. Truman (see picture below) proposes free, two-year community colleges for all who want an education in 1948.

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Today in history, A collection of previously unexhibited paintings by Pablo Picasso are displayed for the first time in Toronto in 1964.

Today in history, Honda announces it will build the first Japanese-owned passenger-car assembly plant in the United States–in Ohio in 1980.

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