Memory of the day: President of Egypt’s People's Assembly, Rifaat al-Mahgoub, is assassinated in 1990

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Tue, 12 Oct 2021 - 01:30 GMT

Rifaat al-Mahgoub and the murder scene - Masrawy

Rifaat al-Mahgoub and the murder scene - Masrawy

 

CAIRO – 12 October 2021: In the following lines, ET sheds light on the most important world events that took place on October 12.

 

 

 

 

680 - The end of the Battle of Karbala with the killing of Imam Hussein bin Ali bin Abi Talib, his family and his companions.

 

 

 

 

1459 The Battle of Loudford Bridge, one of the battles of the Wars of the Roses, ended with the victory of the army of the House of Lancaster led by Margaret of Anjou over the army of the House of York.

 

 

 

 

1492 - The voyage of Christopher Columbus arrives in the Bahamas in the Caribbean region near America, and at the time it was believed that the voyage had reached India.

 

 

 

 

1973 - The Israeli Air Force lose seven of its planes in Port Said after it was surprised by the Egyptian air defense missiles that the Israeli side thought they had completely eliminated in the previous evening.

 

 

 

 

 

1990 - President of the Egyptian People's Assembly, Rifaat al-Mahgoub, is assassinated.

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