On This Day

10th January

1920 - The Treaty of Versailles came into effect, officially ending World War I.

1927 – Fritz Lang's futuristic film Metropolis was released in Germany.

1954 - Thirty-five people died, after a BOAC Comet jet airliner crashed into the Mediterranean off the Italian island of Elba.

1957 - Harold Macmillan officially became prime minister following the sudden resignation of Sir Anthony Eden.

2016 - Starman David Bowie died.