HISTORY
29 January 2022: This day in history

474: Zeno crowned as co-emperor of the Byzantine Empire together with his son Leo II (age 6 or 7)

661: Rashidun Caliphate, then the largest empire in history, ends with the death of its leader, Ali. Succeeded by the Umayyad Caliphate.

1595: William Shakespeare’s play “Romeo and Juliet” is thought to have been first performed. Officially published early 1597.

1886: Karl Benz patents the “Benz Patent-Motorwagen” in Karlsruhe, Germany, the world’s 1st automobile with a burning motor

1892: The Coca-Cola Company is incorporated in Atlanta, Georgia

1896: American Emile Grubbe is the first doctor to use radiation treatment for breast cancer

2002: US President George W. Bush in his State of the Union address describes “regimes that sponsor terror” an “Axis of Evil”, which includes Iraq, Iran and North Korea

 

Source: Onthisday.com

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