1767 Ayutthaya kingdom falls to Burmese invaders
1886 William Ewart Gladstone introduces the first Irish Home Rule Bill into the British House of Commons.
1898 Battle of Atbara River, Anglo-Egyptian forces crush 6,000 Sudanese
1913 Opening of China’s 1st parliament takes place in Peking (now Beijing)
2004 Darfur conflict: The Humanitarian Ceasefire Agreement is signed by the Sudanese government and two rebel groups
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