.. And all I ask is a tall ship and a star to steer her by..
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A decisive battle between Huns & Skanda Gupta took place in c. 455 AD.
Huns were routed & their interference in Indian affairs stopped for the next 50 years.
The battle is mentioned in Bhitari pillar inscription.
Skanda Gupta is called 'Savior of India'.
'Battle of Eclipse' is a battle mentioned by Herodotus, fought between Medes and Lydians on May 28 585 BCE in modern Turkey.
The battle was interrupted by a solar eclipse, which made both the armies stop the fighting, and agree on a peaceful agreement.
'Sitadhyaksha' or the Director of Agriculture was a title in Mauryan times, whose job profile was as under:
a) Collection of seeds of various types, such flowers, fruit, vegetables, herbs, cotton, etc
b) Provision of tools to the cultivators and also seeds.
'... and gentlemen in England now a bed, shall think themselves accursed they were not here, & hold their manhoods cheap, whilst any speaks that fought with us upon Saint Crispin's day.'
#Onthisdate Henry-V of England defeats a French army at Agincourt on 25 October 1415.