Eighteenth of Rajab:

Eighteenth of Rajab:

 

It happened on this day,,

* Year 256 AH / June 870 AD: The death of the Abbasid Caliph Muhammad al-Muhtadi Billah ibn Harun al-Wathiq He is the 14th caliph in the series of caliphs of the Abbasid state, The duration of his succession was short, not exceeding a year, Take off afterwards, He died instantly 4 days after his deposition.
* Year 930 AH / May 1524 AD: Shah Ismail Safavid, ruler of the Safavid dynasty, dies at the age of 37, He was succeeded by his ten-year-old son Tahmasb. It was Shah Ismail who suffered a severe defeat in the famous Battle of Chaldiran against the Ottomans.
* Year 1374 AH / March 1955 AD: The death of Alexander Fleming, the discoverer of penicillin, He was born in 1881 in Scotland. He discovered penicillin and was awarded the Nobel Prize in Medicine in 1955.
* Year 1384 AH / November 1964 AD: The death of the Arab scientist Ahmed Mahmoud Al-Batrawi, One of the leading anatomists in the Arab world in the fourteenth century AH, He is a member of the Arabic Language Academy.
* In 1416 AH / December 1995 AD, the withdrawal of the Zionist occupation army from Nablus in implementation of the terms of the Oslo Accords.
* In 1429 AH / July 2008 AD, Radovan Karadzic, the former leader of the Republika Srpska and wanted by the Criminal Tribunal for war crimes in Yugoslavia, was arrested for war crimes committed in Bosnia against Muslims.

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