Events in History for Saturday 23rd January 2016

Today’s Significant Events

971 – In China, the war elephant corps of the Southern Han are soundly defeated at Shao by crossbow fire from Song Dynasty troops. The Southern Han state is forced to submit to the Song Dynasty, ending Southern Han rule, also first regular war elephant corps employed in Chinese army
1368 – In a coronation ceremony, Zhu Yuanzhang ascends to the throne of China as the Hongwu Emperor, initiating Ming Dynasty rule over China that would last for three centuries.
1556 – Shaanxi Earthquake – deadliest ever recorded kills 830,000 in Shensi Province, China
1950 – Israeli Knesset resolves Jerusalem is capital of Israel
1973 – US President Nixon announces an accord has been reached to end Vietnam War
1978 – Sweden becomes the first nation in the world to ban aerosol sprays, believed to be damaging to earth’s ozone layer.

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