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Battle of Ghaj-davan/ Ghujduwan, Tuesday 12 November 1512

Battle of Ghaj-davan/ Ghujduwan, Tuesday 12 November 1512

Battle of Ghaj-davan/ Ghujduwan, Tuesday 12 November 1512The battle of Ghaj-davan (12 November 1512) was an Uzbek victory over a largely Persian army that ended any chance that Babur had of retaking his ancestral home of Samarkand.Babur& 39;s second occupation of Samarkand had been ended by the great Uzbek conqueror Shanbani Khan in 1501, leaving Babur without a strong base.

600-Year-Old Forbidden City Untouched in Flooded Beijing

600-Year-Old Forbidden City Untouched in Flooded Beijing

A 55-hour-long rainstorm pelted Beijing over July 19 and 20—a continuation of floods that have claimed nearly 600 lives and displaced tens of thousands since heavy rains swept the country.

Entrance to King Tut’s tomb discovered

Entrance to King Tut’s tomb discovered

British archaeologist Howard Carter and his workmen discover a step leading to the tomb of King Tutankhamen in the Valley of the Kings in Egypt.When Carter first arrived in Egypt in 1891, most of the ancient Egyptian tombs had been discovered, though the little-known King Tutankhamen, who had died when he was 18, was still unaccounted for.

HMS Oak from the left

HMS Oak from the left

HMS Oak from the left Here we see the Firedrake group Acheron class destroyer HMS Oak from the left, showing the increased slant on her two funnels. The Firedrake group were visually similar to the rest of the class, but were designed to be significantly faster and could reach 33 knots.© IWM Q 75096How to cite this article:Rickard, J (15 August 2020), HMS Oak from the left , http://www.

Revolutionary War in Pennsylvania

Revolutionary War in Pennsylvania

In the summer of 1777, Vice-Adm. Richard Howe arrived in Chesapeake Bay with 15,000 soldiers. Meanwhile, Washington had been reorganizing the Continental Army, made possible in part by secret French aid.The opposing forces met at Brandywine Creek, southwest of Philadelphia, on September 11, 1777. Major General Nathanael Greene led the retreat, successfully preserved his soldiers and delayed the British occupation of Philadelphia.

Creation of Yellowstone

Creation of Yellowstone

The geological history of Yellowstone National Park dates back to the formation of the North American continent.