Events in History for Monday 18th January 2016

Today’s Significant Events

532 – Nika uprising at Constantinople fails, 30-40,000 die
1591 – King Naresuan of Siam kills Crown Prince Minchit Sra of Burma in single combat, for which this date is now observed marked as Royal Thai Armed Forces day.
1788 – The first elements of the First Fleet carrying 736 convicts from England to Australia arrives at Botany Bay to set up a penal colony
1943 – Soviets announce they broke long Nazi siege of Leningrad

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