13 January 2022: This day in history

532: Nika riots begin in Constantinople, revolt against Emperor Justinian I, prompted by chariot racing

1785: John Walter publishes 1st issue of “The Times” of London

1943: Adolf Hitler declares “Total War” against the Allies

1970: Colonel Odumegwu Ojukwu flees Biafra into exile, leaving his deputy Philip Effiong to surrender to the Nigerian army, unofficially ending the Nigerian Civil War

2000: Microsoft chairman Bill Gates steps aside as chief executive and promotes company president Steve Ballmer to the position


Source: Onthisday.com

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