624 Battle of Badr, Muhammad’s Muslim forces win significant victory over Meccan forces
1519 Hernán Cortés lands in Mexico
1591 Battle at Tondibi: Moroccans army under Judar beats sultan Askia Ishaq II of Songhai
1884 Siege of Khartoum Sudan begins
2003 Human evolution: The journal Nature reports that 350,000-year-old footprints of an upright-walking human have been found in Italy.
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