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This month in history

June

 

Month summary: Emperor Yohannes IV signed the Treaty of Adwa, EPRDF forces massacred protestors in the capital Addis Ababa and Emperor Haileselassie gave one of his most famous speeches at the League of Nations.

 

July

 

Month summary: Emperor Yohannes IV and Emperor Haileselassie were born.

 

August

 

Month summary: Emperor Minilik was born, Yidnekachew Tessema died and Emperor Haileselassie died.

   

September

 

Month summary: Athlete Abebe Bikilla won the marathon event at the 1960 Rome Olympics and Mengistu Hailemariam led a military coup introducing a socialist regime.

 

October

 

Month summary: Fascist Italy started attacking Ethiopia, Emperor Haileselassie gave his famous speech at the United Nations and athlete Abebe Bikilla won the Men's Marathon of the 1964 Tokyo Olympics.

   

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