21 April 2023: This day in history

753 BC: Romulus and Remus found Rome (traditional date)

1526: First Battle of Panipat: Central Asian conqueror Babur defeats Sultan Ibrahim Lodi, establishing the Mughal Empire in India

1792: Brazilian revolutionary Tiradentes, is hanged, drawn and quartered in Rio de Janeiro

1863: Bahá’u’lláh, founder of the Bahá’í Faith, enters garden of Rivden near Baghdad. He makes his declaration as a Messenger of God during the 12 days spent there

1918: World War I: German fighter ace Baron Manfred von Richthofen “The Red Baron”, shot down and killed over Vaux sur Somme in France, Canadian pilot Arthur Roy Brown credited with the kill

1989: Thousands of Chinese crowd into Beijing’s Tiananmen Square cheering students demanding greater political freedom


Source: Onthisday.com

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