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What Happened on February 17, 1843

The General, The Schoolgirl, And The Famous One-Word Despatch

Historical Events

Victory in Battle

Battle of Miani: Bombay Army of the East India Company led by Charles Napier defeats a Baluch army of Talpur Emirs of Sindh led by Mir Nasir Khan Talpur. Leading to the capture of parts of Sindh, the company's first possession in modern-day Pakistan.

1843 Highlights

About February 17, 1843

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 179 years, 2 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aquarius