Thursday, January 15, 2015

History Trivia - Emperor Galba murdered

January 15

69 Emperor Galba was murdered in the streets of Rome. Otho (Marcus Salvius Otho Caesar Augustus) seized power and proclaimed himself Emperor of Rome, but ruled for only three months before he committed suicide.

1535 Henry VIII declared himself head of English Church.

1559 Elizabeth I was crowned Queen of England in Westminster Abbey, London by Owen Oglethorpe, Bishop of Carlisle.

1759 British Museum opened in Montague House, London

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