Interesting tidbits about Ethiopia on this date on April 9

Wayne Edward Maddock:
  Today begins the Ethiopian calendar month of Miyazya (April 9-May 8).

On this date on April 9, 1972, following a week long congress, the Ethiopian People’s Revolutionary Party was officially inaugurated. … On this date in 1922, a groundbreaking ceremony was held in Harlem, New York … On this date in 1868, a British expedition force that entered into Ethiopia … On this date in 1533, an arab chronicler reported that forces of Imam ibn Ibrahim captured … (Photo: The Abyssinian Baptist Church in Harlem became a rallying point for the Friends of Ethiopia that assisted in her struggle during the 1935 Italian invasion.)  Read More…