13 January 2021: 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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