Non-musical history for today: 532 – A quarrel between supporters of different chariot teams—the Blues and the Greens—in the Hippodrome escalates into violence in Constantinople. The riots lasted about a week, and tens of thousands of people were killed and buildings destroyed. And some people think that soccer matches are dangerous…?
Music history, album anniversaries, birthdays, and deaths for January 11.
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