Today is: 12-19-2018
In the 1552 Capture of Muscat, an Ottoman force consisted of 4 gallons, 25 galleys, and 850 troops attacked the city of Muscat. They captured the city and its fort. The recently built Fort Al-Mirani was besieged for 18 days with one piece of Ottoman artillery brought on top of a ridge. The Fort was captured and its fortifications destroyed.