defeats Baz Bahadur
Akbar’s army attacked Malwa and defeated Baz Bahadur in the battle of Sarangpur.
biggest asteroid discovered
German astronomer Wilhelm Olbers discovered the minor planet 4 Vesta, the second-largest body in the asteroid belt.
Sepoy Mangal Pandey of the 34th Regiment famously mutinied against the East India Company, triggering the Revolt of 1857.
of Canada created
The British North America Act 1867 united the colonies of Canada, Nova Scotia, and New Brunswick as the Dominion of Canada.
Credit: Canadian Museum of History
Farmers drilling a well near China’s Xi’an discovered a chamber with 8,000 life-size terracotta soldiers and horses in the tomb of Emperor Qin Shi Huang.