THIS DAY IN HISTORY

  • 1451 Sultan Mehmed II, the Conqueror inherits the throne of the Ottoman Empire
  • 1509 The Battle of Diu, naval battle at port of Diu, India between Portugal and the Ottoman Empire, establishes Portugese trading control
  • 1870 US state of Iowa ratifies the 15th Amendment of the United States Constitution allowing suffrage for all races & colour
  • 1928 Paleoanthropologist Davidson Black reports his findings on the ancient human fossils found at Zhoukoudian, China in the journal Nature and declares them to be a new species he names ‘Sinanthropus pekinensis’ (now known as ‘Homo erectus’)
  • 1966 1st soft landing on Moon (Soviet Luna 9)

Source: Onthisday.com

 

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