From under the waves, he rises,
Leading the jihad, he reaches out
And rips out his chest hair.
The Battle of Aegates, the final battle fought between Rome and Carthage in the First Punic war, was fought today in 241BC.
John Benbow, English officer in the Royal Navy, was born on this day in 1653.
Chuck Norris, American martial artist and actor, was born today in 1940.
Osama Bin Laden, Saudi leader of Al-Qaeda, was born on this day in 1957.