November 21 in history: E = mc², Sino-Indian war ends and more

First untethered hot-air balloon flight, US embassy in Pakistan attacked, and more — here's what happened on this day in history

1783

Two French physicians make first untethered hot-air balloon flight over Paris

(Photograph:WION)

1905

Einstein's mass-energy equivalence formula, E = mc², is published  

(Photograph:WION)

1962

China declares ceasefire bringing to an end the Sino-Indian war

(Photograph:WION)

1971

Indian Army and Mukti Bahini defeat Pakistan army in Battle of Garibpur

(Photograph:WION)

1979

Violent mob burns down the US embassy in Pakistan

(Photograph:WION)

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