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This month in history

January

 

Month summary: Emperor Haileselassie was named Time magazine’s "Man of the Year" for 1935, Emperor Yohannes IV was crowned emperor of Ethiopia at Axum, Engineer Kitaw Ejigu and comedian Albachew Teka died.

 

February

 

Month summary: Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh started a state visit to Ethiopia, Kassa was crowned Emperor Tewodros II, Ahmed Grañ (Ahmed the left-handed) died at the Battle of Zantara, a massacre was carried out by fascist Italy in Addis Ababa , University College of Addis Ababa was officially opened, Laureate Tsegaye Gebre Medhin and patriot Alula Abanega died.

 

March

 

Month summary: Italy was defeated at the Battle of Adwa, Ethiopia’s first government gazette was founded, Emperor Yohannes IV died.

   

April

 

Month summary: Emperor Thewodros committed suicide, fascist Italy's second attempt to colonize Ethiopia came to an abrupt end, the legendary musician Tilahun Gesesse and Professor Aklilu Lemma died, Saint Yared was born, Emperor Haileselassie visited Jamaica.

 

May

 

Month summary: Emperor Haileselassie went into exile, Professor Asrat Woldeyes died, Mengistu Hailemariam fled to Zimbabwe, the Organization of African Unity was founded, Emperor Haile Selassie addressed a joint session of the US congress and the EPRDF came to power.

   

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