Mahdi Revolt. In the 1870s, a Muslim cleric named Muhammad Ahmad, the self-proclaimed Mahdi preached renewal of the faith and liberation of the land, and began attracting followers. Soon in open revolt against the Egyptians, Muhammad Ahmad proclaimed himself the Mahdi, the promised redeemer of the Islamic world. The then-governor of the Sudan, Raouf Pasha, sent two companies of infantry with one machine gun to arrest him.
Second Opium War Part of the Opium Wars La bataille de Palikiao.jpg Pa-Li-Kiao's bridge, on the evening of the battle, by Émile Bayard Date 1856–1860 Location China Result Anglo-French victory; Treaties of Tientsin Territorial changes Southern Kowloon ceded to the United Kingdom
Sun Yat-sen (12 November 1866 – 12 March 1925) was a Chinese revolutionary and first president and founding father of the Republic of China ("Nationalist China"). As the foremost pioneer of Republic of China, Sun is referred to as the "Father of the Nation" in the Republic of China (ROC), and the "forerunner of democratic revolution" in the People's Republic of China. Sun played an instrumental role in the overthrow of the Qing dynasty during the Double Ten Revolution.
Anacaona Anacaona was one of the highest Caciques or chief who possessed the Island of Hispaniola when the Spaniards settled there. Her date of birth and date of death are both unknown. She is a significant icon in early Haitian History, the primordial founder of Haiti and she is considered to be the first Haitian hero.