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Once Upon A Time – January 15 – 1892 – Basketball Rules 1st Published In Triangle Magazine

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

1535 King 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

Historical Events Today Events in 2022
Today in Film & TV
1961 Berry Gordy signs The Supremes with Motown Records

1981 Police drama “Hill Street Blues” premieres on NBC-TV

Today in Sport
1892 Basketball rules first published in Triangle Magazine, written by James Naismith

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1943 World’s largest office building, the Pentagon is completed to house the US military

1919 Two million gallons of molasses flood Boston Massachusetts in the “Great Molasses Flood” when a storage tank burst, drowning 21 and injuring 150

Famous Weddings
1930 Businesswoman Estee Mentzer (23) weds businessman Joseph Lauter (later Lauder)

1953 Cricketer Richie Benaud (22) weds Marcia Lavender at the Wesley Church in Sydney, Australia

1955 Film director Stanley Kubrick (26) weds theatrical designer Ruth Sobotka (29)

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