On This Day

What Happened on May 23, 1040

Historical Events

Victory in Battle

Battle of Dandanaqan: Tughril's Seljuk army defeats Ghaznavid force, near Merv (present-day Turkmenistan), brings about the fall of the Ghaznavid Empire

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About May 23, 1040

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 982 years, 1 month and 5 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Gemini