Today in1260, Kublai Khan became ruler of the Mongol Empire.
Cross eyed from birth he never let this affect him and played over 500 league games for real Madrid. He also conquered most of Eastern Europe and was European player of the Year for 3 consecutive seasons.
Boxer Amir Khan is said by some to be a distant relative.
Although no-one is quite sure. He can box though. And he supports Bolton Wanderers FC and has never played for Real Madrid.
Historically, the Khan family invented the storage container that is used to hold many kind of food, from beans to fabulous sauces.
It was originally called the ‘Tinkan Khan’ and has been around for thousands of years.
Today it is known simply as the ‘Tin Can.’
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