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What Happened in April 1526

Historical Events


Battle of InterestFirst Battle of Panipat

Apr 21 First Battle of Panipat: Central Asian conqueror Babur defeats Sultan Ibrahim Lodi, establishing the Mughal Empire in India

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The Battle of Panipat, fought between the invading forces of Babur and the Lodi Kingdom
The Battle of Panipat, fought between the invading forces of Babur and the Lodi Kingdom
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  • Apr 22 1st slave revolt in North America at San Miguel de Gualdape, a Spanish settlement (now part of South Carolina)

Famous Birthdays

  • Apr 12 Marc-Antoine de Muret, French humanist, born in Muret, France (d. 1585)