Events in History for Friday 15th January 2016

Today’s Significant Events

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
1889 – The Coca-Cola Company, then known as the Pemberton Medicine Company, is incorporated in Atlanta, Georgia
1895 – Tchaikovsky’s ballet “Swan Lake” premieres, St Petersburg (1/27 NS)
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