Today’s Significant Events
474 Zeno crowned as co-emperor of the Byzantine Empire together with his son Leo II.
1775 British Parliament declares Massachusetts colony is in rebellion
1904 Japanese land troops at Chemulpo (Inchon), near Seoul, Korea; within the next three weeks they will have advanced to the Yalu River, border of Manchuria
1943 Japanese troops evacuate Guadalcanal, ends epic WWII battle on the Solomon Islands in the Pacific
1972 British government declares state of emergency after month-long coal miners’ strike
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