On This Day

What Happened on December 17, 1398

Historical Events

Victory in Battle

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 Sultan's armored elephants

1398 Highlights

About December 17, 1398

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 623 years, 5 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Sagittarius