Today’s Significant Events
1528 – Gustav I of Sweden “father of the nation” crowned King of Sweden. Rules 37 years
1872 – Yohannes IV is crowned Emperor of Ethiopia in Axum, the first imperial coronation in that city in over 200 years.
1967 – Dr. James Bedford becomes the first person to be cryonically preserved with intent of future resuscitation.
1970 – Biafra capitulates, ending the Nigerian civil war.
2010 – Earthquake occurs in Haiti killing 230,000 and destroying the majority of the capital Port-au-Prince
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