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Alexandria
Alexandria - Notable Historical Events

Mark AntonyJul 31, -30

AugustusAug 1, -30

NapoleonJul 1, 1798

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Alexandria - Historical Events
Date Event
30

Battle of Alexandria: Mark Antony achieves a minor victory over Octavian's forces, but most of his army subsequently deserts, leading to his suicide.

30

Octavian (later known as Augustus) enters Alexandria, Egypt, bringing it under the control of the Roman Republic.

BC
AD
328-05-09

Athanasius is elected Patriarch bishop of Alexandria.

362-02-21

Athanasius returns to Alexandria.

365-07-21

Crete Earthquake followed by tsunami around the Eastern Mediterranean allegedly destroys Alexandria

641-06-09

Arabic/Islamic army contrasts with the Hippo over Alexandria

642-09-17

Arabs conquer Alexandria, library destroyed

1798-07-01

Napoleon's fleet reaches Alexandria Egypt

1798-07-23

Napoleon captures Alexandria, Egypt

1861-05-05

Alexandria, VA - CS troops abandon city

1861-05-24

Alexandria, VA occupied by Federal troops

1861-05-31

Gen Beauregard is given command of Confederate Alexandria Line

1864-03-15

Red River Campaign-Union forces reach Alexandria, LA

1864-05-01

-8] Battle at Alexandria, Louisiana (Red River Campaign)

1864-05-03

3rd day in Battle at Alexandria Louisiana: Confederate assault

1879-07-01

Ex-khedive Ismael Pasha sails from Alexandria to Naples

1882-06-10

Anti-colonization mass society of Alexandria Egypt kills 50 Europeans

1882-07-11

British fleet bombs Alexandria

1882-08-16

British under General Wolseley land in Alexandria

1941-05-12

British forces march into Alexandria

1954-09-29

KALB TV channel 5 in Alexandria, LA (NBC/ABC) begins broadcasting

1958-10-08

KCMT TV channel 7 in Alexandria, MN (CBS/NBC/ABC) begins broadcasting

1964-07-23

Egyptian munition ship "Star of Alexandria" explodes at dockside in Bone, Algeria. 100 die, 160 injured, $20 million damage

1971-11-14

Enthronment of Pope Shenouda III as Pope of Alexandria

2001-06-21

A federal grand jury in Alexandria, Virginia, indicts 13 Saudis and a Lebanese in the 1996 bombing of the Khobar Towers in Saudi Arabia that killed 19 American servicemen.

2002-10-16

Bibliotheca Alexandrina in the Egyptian city of Alexandria, a commemoration of the Library of Alexandria that was lost in antiquity, is officially inaugurated.

2004-09-11

All passengers are killed when a helicopter crashes in the Aegean Sea. Passengers include Patriarch Peter VII of Alexandria and 16 others (including journalists and bishops of the Greek Orthodox Church of Alexandria).

2006-05-03

Zacarias Moussaoui is sentenced to life in prison in Alexandria, Virginia.

2011-01-25

Egyptian Revolution of 2011 begins in Egypt, with a series of street demonstrations, marches, rallies, acts of civil disobedience, riots, labour strikes, and violent clashes in Cairo, Alexandria, and throughout other cities in Egypt.

2013-01-16

25 people are killed after an apartment block collapses in Alexandria, Egypt

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Alexandria - Birthdays
Date Event
1841-11-09

King Edward VII, Coronation of Their Majesties King Edward VII and Queen Alexandria

1886-01-15

Alexandria Carlisle, The Tides of Fate

1908-03-07

Anna Magnani, Alexandria Egypt, actress (Rose Tattoo, Miracle)

1910-12-22

Mahmoud El-Meliguy, Alexandria... Why?

1912-01-27

Lawrence Durrell, Darjeeling, Indian/British writer (Private Country, Alexandria Quartet)

1917-06-09

Eric J. Hobsbawm, Alexandria, Sultanate of Egypt, Marxist historian (The Age of Revolution; Capital; and Empire), (d. 2012)

1923-08-03

Shenouda III of Alexandria, Pope of the Coptic Christianity, (d. 2012)

1927-03-26

Alexandria Anderson, The Catcher

1934-07-01

Abdel Salam Mohamed, Alexandria... Why?

1934-9-15

Ezzat El Alaili, Alexandria... Why?

1935-11-20

Hassan Hussein, Alexandria... Why?

1944-08-23

Mohsen Zayed, Alexandria... Why?

1949-09-03

Patriarch Peter VII of Alexandria (d. 2004)

1949-11-18

Ahmed Zaki, Alexandria... Why?

1949-12-13

Nana Alexandria, USSR, International Woman's Chess Grandmaster (1976)

1951-12-21

Naglaa Fathy, Alexandria... Why?

1952-07-16

Stewart Copeland, Alexandria Egypt, drummer (Police-Roxanne)

1954-09-11

Reed Birney, Alexandria Va, actor (Greatest Man in the World)

1959-11-10

MacKenzie Phillips, Alexandria Va, actress (Julie-1 Day at a Time)

1962-06-12

Ally Sheedy, [Alexandria], NYC, actress (Wargames, Breakfast Club)

1963-10-31

Dermot Mulroney, Alexandria VA, actor (Samantha, Sunset, Long Gone)

1964-10-05

Terry Mathews, Alexandria LA, pitcher (Florida Marlins)

1968-11-07

Russ Springer, Alexandria VA, pitcher (Philadelphia Phillies)

1968-12-21

Alex McLeod, Alexandria: Riefton Court

1973-03-27

Alexandria Quinn, Head of the Family

1974-01-11

Warren Morris, Alexandria LA, baseball infielder (Olympics-bronze-96)

1976-04-14

Alexandria Cree, Strange Fruit

1977-05-31

Michelle Alexandria, First Dog

1978-10-26

Alexandria Karlsen, Playboy: Playmate Profile Video Collection Featuring Miss March 1999, 1996, 1993, 1990

1981-12-12

Alexandria DeFabiis, Land of the Dead

1984-03-06

Alexandria Perel, Sister Blister

1985-02-26

Alexandria Hilfiger, American actress, daughter of Tommy Hilfiger

1986-07-24

Alexandria Iona, The Disney Channel Games

1986-08-11

Alicia Alexandria, Dying 2 Meet U

1987-01-28

Alexandria Sinz, Interracial Booty Patrol Vol. 8

1988-01-11

Alexandria L'Esperance, quintuplet

1989-9-15

Alexandria Mosley, Booze

1993-04-04

Alexandria Simonet, The Bully and the Boy

1994-04-16

Alexandria Benoit, A Cry in the Dark

1994-05-24

Alexandria Perryman, Pilot: The Intern

1995-10-17

Alexandria Calabrese, Seeds of Doubt

Alexandria - Notable Weddings

Bob PettitJun 19, 1965

Alexandria - Weddings
Date Event
1965-06-19

NBA forward Bob Pettit (32) weds Carole Crowell in Alexandria, Louisiana

2000-08-18

Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich (57) weds former congressional aide Calista Bisek (34) in Alexandria, Virginia

Alexandria - Deaths
Date Event
68-04-25

Saint Mark, the first Pope of Alexandria and the founder of Christianity in Africa

300-12-28

Theonas, Patriarch of Alexandria

311-11-25

Peter of Alexandria, Christian martyr

326-04-17

Alexander of Alexandria, Patriarch of Alexandria

373-05-02

Athanasius, Patriarch of Alexandria (b. 298)

412-10-15

Theophilus, Patriarch of Alexandria

444-06-27

Cyrillus van Alexandria, patriarch of Alexandria, dies

454-09-04

Dioscorus van Alexandria, patriarch (council of Efeze), dies

490-10-29

Petrus Mongus, patriarch of Alexandria, dies

1638-06-27

Lukaris Cyrillus, patriarch of Alexandria/Constantinople, dies

1910-05-06

King Edward VII, Coronation of Their Majesties King Edward VII and Queen Alexandria

1936-04-21

Alexandria Carlisle, The Tides of Fate

1983-06-06

Mahmoud El-Meliguy, Alexandria... Why?

1990-11-07

Lawrence Durrell, Indian/English author (Alexandria Quartet, Mount Olive), dies at 78

1999-11-24

Abdel Salam Mohamed, Alexandria... Why?

2003-01-27

Mohsen Zayed, Alexandria... Why?

2004-09-11

Patriarch Peter VII of Alexandria (b. 1949)

2005-03-27

Ahmed Zaki, Alexandria... Why?

2005-06-13

Hassan Hussein, Alexandria... Why?

2009-01-20

Stéphanos II Ghattas, Patriarch Emeritus of Alexandria for the Coptic Catholic Church (b. 1920)

2012-03-17

Pope Shenouda III, Egyptian Pope of the Coptic Orthodox Church of Alexandria, dies from prostate cancer at 88


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