THIS DAY IN HISTORY

  • 218 BC Second Punic War: Battle of the Trebia – Hannibal’s Carthaginian army heavily defeat Roman forces on Italian soil
  • 1271 Kublai Khan renames his empire “Yuan” (元 yuán), marking the start of the Yuan Dynasty of China
  • 1603 First fleet of the Dutch East India Company under Admiral Steven van der Haghen departs for the East-Indies
  • 1957 World’s 1st full scale nuclear power plant for only peacetime use begins to generate electricity, at the Shippingport Atomic Power Station in Pennsylvania

Source: Onthisday.com

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