Vasco da Gama reached the Cape of Good Hope.
Battle of Rezang La in India - China war 1962. 120 Indian soldiers of Chalie company of 13 Kumaon batallion defended their position and killed more than 1000 Chinese soldiers.
Hindi film Haqeeqat 1964 film is made on this battle story.
Heroes of Rezang La Honoured by CNN IBN - I saw the felicitation in the repeat telecast of this program on 25 December 2012