3 days ago · The king of Babylon ( Akkadian: šakkanakki Bābili, later also šar Bābili) was the ruler of the ancient Mesopotamian city of Babylon and its kingdom, Babylonia, which existed as an independent realm from the 19th century BC to its fall in the 6th century BC. For the majority of its existence as an independent kingdom, Babylon ruled most of ...
- 539 BC, (last native king), 484 BC or 336/335 BC, (last native rebel), AD 81, (last foreign ruler attested as king), AD 224, (last Parthian king in Babylonia)
5 days ago · Tumulus. A complex of tombs with varying dates near Poitiers, the oldest being F0. Saint-Michel tumulus. France. Europe. 4500 BC. Tumulus. The tumulus forms what is almost an artificial hillock of more than 30,000 m 3 (1,100,000 cu ft) (60 m × 125 m × 10 m (197 ft × 410 ft × 33 ft)). Anu ziggurat of Uruk.
4 days ago · 1398, Joseon dynasty (Korea): Prince Yi Bangwon of Joseon led a coup that murdered Prime Minister Jeong Dojeon and two other princes. 1455, Joseon dynasty (Korea): Prince Suyang of Joseon led a coup that ousted the government of Prime Minister Hwangbo In and Kim Jong Seo, who were killed during the coup.
6 days ago · 122 dead. 2014. Sinking of MV Sewol. near Jindo County, South Korea. 306 dead. 2021. Stresa–Mottarone cable car crash. People in charge of maintenance had deactivated the automatic emergency brake because it kept malfunctioning and repeatedly halted the cabins. This crash happened near Lake Maggiore, Italy.
Nov 24, 2021 · Menecrates of Tralles a Greek physician during the 1st century BC. Hans Mergest, a participant in the Crusade of Varna who was captured by the Ottomans in the Battle of Varna (1444) and spent 16 years in captivity. He was the protagonist of a song by the minnesinger Michael Beheim.
5 days ago · Didanu (Akkadian: 𒁲𒁕𒀀𒉡, romanized: Di-da-a-nu) was an early Assyrian king. He is listed as the ninth among the, "seventeen kings who lived in tents" within the Mesopotamian Chronicles.