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Gustav I of Sweden crowned king of Sweden. (12. January 1528)

Treaty of Toledo signed by King Francis I of France and Holy Roman Emperor Charles V. (12. January 1539)

Bayinnaung, who would go on to assemble the largest empire in the history of Southeast Asia, is crowned King of Burma. (12. January 1554)

The city of Belém is founded in Pará, Brazil by Francisco Caldeira Castelo Branco. (12. January 1616)

The first public Colonial American museum opens in Charleston, South Carolina. (12. January 1773)

Mission Santa Clara de Asís is founded in what is now Santa Clara, California. (12. January 1777)

The organizational meeting that led to the creation of the Wernerian Natural History Society, a former Scottish learned society, is held in Edinburgh, Scotland. (12. January 1808)

The Palermo rising takes place in Sicily against the Bourbon Kingdom of the Two Sicilies. (12. January 1848)

The Royal Aeronautical Society is formed in London. (12. January 1866)

Yohannes IV is crowned Emperor of Ethiopia in Axum, the first imperial coronation in that city in over 200 years. (12. January 1872)

The National Trust is founded in the United Kingdom. (12. January 1895)

Itō Hirobumi begins his third term as Prime Minister of Japan. (12. January 1898)

Thirteen crew members and five apprentices are rescued from the stricken schooner Forest Hall by the Lynmouth Lifeboat when the former founders off the coast of Devon. (12. January 1899)

Sir Henry Campbell-Bannerman's cabinet (which included amongst its members H. H. Asquith, David Lloyd George, and Winston Churchill) embarks on sweeping social reforms after a Liberal landslide in the British general election. (12. January 1906)

A long-distance radio message is sent from the Eiffel Tower for the first time. (12. January 1908)

The University of the Philippines College of Law is formally established; three future Philippine presidents are among the first enrollees. (12. January 1911)

The Rocky Mountain National Park is formed by an act of U.S. Congress. (12. January 1915)

The United States House of Representatives rejects a proposal to give women the right to vote. (12. January 1915)

Finland's "Mosaic Confessors" law went into effect, making Finnish Jews full citizens. (12. January 1918)

Acting to restore confidence in baseball after the Black Sox Scandal, Judge Kenesaw Mountain Landis is elected as Major League Baseball's first commissioner. (12. January 1921)

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