On This Day

What Happened on January 23, 1368

Historical Events

  • In a coronation ceremony, Zhu Yuanzhang ascends to the throne of China as the Hongwu Emperor, initiating Ming Dynasty rule over China that would last for three centuries.
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About January 23, 1368

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 653 years, 1 month and 4 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Aquarius