17 December 2018

Monday - December 17th

  • 1399 A.D. Battle of Panipat. Tamerlane’s Mongols defeat the army of the Sultan of Delhi.

  • 1939 A.D. The German Battleship Graf Spee is trapped in the port of Montevideo because of a blockade of British ships.

  • 1950 A.D. Tassigny appointed by the French to command their troops in Vietnam.

  • 1936 A.D. Pope Francis, the current Pope, is born in Argentina.

18 December 2018

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