On This Day

What Happened in December 1398

Historical Events


Victory in battleVictory in Battle

Dec 17 Tamerlane captures and sacks Delhi, defeating Sultan Nasir-u Din Mehmud's armies by setting camels loaded with hay alight and charging them at the Sultans armored elephants

Turkic Conqueror Tamerlane
Turkic Conqueror
Tamerlane