15 January 2022: This day in history

588 BC: Nebuchadrezzar II of Babylon lays siege to Jerusalem under Zedekiah’s reign. The siege lasts until July 23, 586 BC.

1535: Henry VIII declares himself head of the Church in England

1559 Elizabeth I crowned Queen of England in Westminster Abbey

1759: British Museum opens in Montague House, London

1902: Abdulaziz Ibn Saud leads 40 men over the walls of Riyadh and takes the city, marking the beginning of the Third Saudi State

2001: Wikipedia a free Wiki or content encyclopedia is launched by Jimmy Wales and Larry Sanger


Source: Onthisday.com

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