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What Happened on March 24, 1401

Historical Events

Historic Event

Timur attacks city of Damascus, second city of the Mameluke Empire. Though scholar and negotiator Ibn Khaldūn's life spared, the city is sacked and the Umayyad Mosque destroyed.

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About March 24, 1401

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 621 years, 1 month and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aries