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Mughal victory assures Akbar’s ascension

Mughal victory assures Akbar’s ascension

Fifty miles north of Delhi, a Mughal army defeats the forces of Hemu, a Hindu general who was trying to usurp the Mughal throne from 14-year-old Akbar, the recently proclaimed emperor. The Mughals, whose culture blended Perso-Islamic and regional Indian elements, established an empire in the north of India in the early 16th century.

Any idea what type of 1920-1930s tank this is?

Any idea what type of 1920-1930s tank this is?

It's sitting in front of Escuela Militar in Lima, Peru. Looks like a 1930's French or British tank/tankette (Bolivia used some UK tanks in a war in the 30s). Not in the AMR3x series as far as I c…

Sao Miguel das Missoes Brazil, A Mission Forced to Abandon its Converts

Sao Miguel das Missoes Brazil, A Mission Forced to Abandon its Converts

Brazil is a huge country, well known for its carnivals, rich coffee, fantastic soccer players, and diverse heritage. One of its most remarkable archaeological sites is the São Miguel das Missões.

U.S. bombs Cambodia for the first time

U.S. bombs Cambodia for the first time

U.S. B-52 bombers are diverted from their targets in South Vietnam to attack suspected communist base camps and supply areas in Cambodia for the first time in the war. President Nixon approved the mission—formally designated Operation Breakfast—at a meeting of the National Security Council on March 15.

Paintings found at Saimyoji Temple may be the oldest in Japan

Paintings found at Saimyoji Temple may be the oldest in Japan

Researchers inspecting a temple in Japan's Shiga prefecture have discovered paintings of eight long-hidden Buddhist saints that could date back more than 1,300 years, Jiro Tsutsui and Yoshito Watari reported for the Asahi Shimbun. The team used infrared photography. to identify soot-darkened paintings on two pillars at the Saimyoji Temple in Kora, northeast of Kyoto.

Everything you wanted to know about Delaware, history, economy people and more - History

Everything you wanted to know about Delaware, history, economy people and more - History

Basic InformationPostal Abbreviation: DENatives: DelawareanPopulation. 2010: 967,171Legal Driving Age: 18(16 w/ Driver& 39;s Ed.)Age of Majority: 18Median Age: 36State Song: “Our Delaware”Lyrics: George: B. HynsonMusic: Will M.S. BrownMedian Household Income:$63,068Capital..... DoverEntered Union....