Eleventh of Rajab:

Eleventh of Rajab:

 

It happened on this day,,
* Year 571 AH / January 1776 AD: The death of Al-Hafiz Abu Al-Qasim Ali bin Al-Hassan, Known as Ibn Asaker, One of the Hafiz Hadith and Imams of History in the sixth century AH, And the author of the book “History of Damascus”.
* Year 1230 AH / June 1815 AD: The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at the Battle of Waterloo against the English commander Wellington, This is Napoleon’s second defeat, His first defeat was against the Russians in 1812. Napoleon was exiled after the defeat of Waterloo to the island of St. Helena, He died a few years later, The mystery of his death remains.
* Year 1397 AH / June 1977 AD: Granting Djibouti independence after a referendum, Djibouti was under French colonialism. Known as “French Somaliland”, It consists of two large tribes: “Afar” and “Al-Issa”, It covers an area of about 22,000 square kilometers.
* Year 1411 AH / January 1991 AD: Forcing dictatorial General Siad Barre, who had been president of Somalia for 21 years, to relinquish power, After 4 weeks of fighting in the capital Mogadishu.
* Year 1424 AH / 1424 AH / September 2003 AD President of the Palestinian National Authority Yasser Arafat appoints Ahmed Qurei as Prime Minister to succeedMahmoud Abbas.

 

Prepared by/ Mohamed Hamdi Madoukh

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