HISTORY
12 January 2022: This day in history

1528: Gustav I of Sweden crowned King of Sweden, rules for 37 years and becomes known as the “father of the nation”

1554: Bayinnaung crowned King of Burma, goes on to assemble the largest empire in the history of Southeast Asia

1872: Yohannes IV is crowned Emperor of Ethiopia in Axum, 1st imperial coronation in Axum in over 200 years

1948: Mahatma Gandhi begins his final fast

2010: Earthquake Devastates Haiti, killing approximately 160,000 and destroying the majority of the capital Port-au-Prince

 

Source: Onthisday.com

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