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Cairo - Notable Historical Events

Winston ChurchillAug 4, 1942

FDRDec 4, 1943

Menachem BeginApr 2, 1979

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Cairo - Historical Events
Date Event
1517-01-22

Turks conquer Cairo

1517-04-13

Osmaanse army occupies Cairo

1800-03-20

French army defeats Turks at Helipolis & advance to Cairo

1811-03-01

French Civil Code of Criminal law accepted by Netherlands Mamelukes in Cairo's Citadel

1824-03-21

Fire at Cairo ammunitions dump kills 4,000 horses

1862-12-12

Naval Engagement at Yazoo River, MS (USS CAIRO torpedoed)

1871-12-24

Giusseppi Verdi's "Aida" premieres in Cairo, at the opening of the Suez canal

1879-06-30

Ex-khedive Ismael Pasha leaves Cairo with train full stolen goods

1879-08-23

Governor-general Charles Gordon of Sudan returns to Cairo

1882-09-14

British General Wolseley reaches Cairo

1882-09-15

British general Wolseley occupies Cairo

1905-04-02

Cairo-Capetown railway opens

1914-12-23

World War I: Australian and New Zealand troops arrive in Cairo, Egypt.

1942-08-04

British premier Winston Churchill arrives in Cairo

1942-08-12

Lt General Bernard Montgomery arrives in Cairo

1942-08-16

British Premier Winston Churchill travels back to Cairo from Moscow

1942-08-23

British Premier Winston Churchill flies back to London from Cairo

1943-12-04

-Dec 6] 2nd conference of Cairo: FDR, Churchill & Turkish pres Inonu

1943-12-07

Cairo: president Roosevelt travels back to the US

1945-02-22

Arab League forms (Cairo)

1945-03-22

Arab League forms with adoption of a charter in Cairo Egypt

1948-02-29

Stern-group bomb Cairo-Haifa train, 27 British soldiers died

1948-06-20

20 Jews killed when a bomb is thrown into Jewish quarter of Cairo

1948-07-14

Israel bombs Cairo

1958-09-20

Ferhat Abbas forms Algerian government in exile (Cairo)

1961-06-12

Dutch Lockheed Electricity "Sirius" accident at Cairo, kills 20

1962-06-26

Blacks begin passive resistance in Cairo Ill

1965-05-20

Pakistani Boeing 720-B crashes at Cairo Egypt, killing 121

1965-11-01

Trackless trolley plunged into Nile River drowning 74 (Cairo Egypt)

1967-05-30

King Hussein of Jordan visits Cairo

1967-07-17

Race riots in Cairo Illinois

1969-06-19

State troopers ordered to Cairo Ill, to quell racial disturbances

1972-04-02

Prime Minister Begin visits Cairo

1973-10-24

Yom Kippur War ends, Israel 65 miles from Cairo, 26 from Damascus

1974-02-17

49 die in stampede for seats at soccer match, Cairo, Egypt

1977-12-14

Egypt & Israel reps gather in Cairo for 1st formal peace conference

1978-09-16

Grateful Dead perform in Cairo Egypt

1979-04-02

Israeli PM Menachem Begin visits Cairo Egypt/meets pres Sadat

1981-06-17

Battle between Moslems & Christians in Cairo, 14 killed

1981-10-10

Anwar Sadat's funeral service is held in Cairo

1990-02-04

10 Israeli tourists murdered near Cairo

1992-10-12

5.8 earthquake at Cairo (at least 510 die)

1999-10-31

EgyptAir Flight 990 traveling from New York City to Cairo crashes off the coast of Nantucket, Massachusetts, killing all 217 on-board.

2001-12-28

OPEC oil ministers meeting in Cairo agree to reduce their crude oil output quotas by a combined 1.5 million barrels per day

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.

2013-07-02

16 people are killed and 200 are injured in protest clashes at Cairo University against Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi

2013-07-08

42 people have been killed and hundreds injured after the Egyptian army raids a sit in protest in Cairo

2013-07-27

100 people are killed and 1,500 injured in a crackdown against protesters in Cairo, Egypt

2013-11-18

20 people are killed after a train collides with a minibus in Cairo, Egypt

2016-05-19

EgyptAir says flight from Paris to Cairo missing with 66 on board

2017-10-17

Egypt says Ramses II temple unearthed southwest of Cairo

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Cairo - Birthdays
Date Event
1029-07-02

Caliph Al-Mustansir of Cairo (d. 1094)

1874-08-14

Mustafa Kamil Pasha, Cairo Egypt, Egyptian lawyer, journalist, and nationalist activist

1910-04-08

Kenneth Anspach, Five Graves to Cairo

1913-02-11

Leonard Mosley, Foxhole in Cairo

1914-02-15

Milton Seaman, The Purple Rose of Cairo

1914-08-25

Maurice Brenner, The Purple Rose of Cairo

1917-05-15

Wade Barnes, The Purple Rose of Cairo

1919-05-14

María del Carmen Merino, Bound for Cairo

1920-02-11

Farouk I, Cairo, last King of Egypt (1936-52)

1920-07-03

Farid Shawqi, Cairo Station

1921-02-06

Jean Shevlin, The Purple Rose of Cairo

1927-10-10

Victoria Zussin, The Purple Rose of Cairo

1928-10-22

Elaine Grollman, The Purple Rose of Cairo

1929-04-18

Walt Levinsky, The Purple Rose of Cairo

1929-11-11

Hend Rostom, Cairo Station

1933-01-17

Dalida, Cairo, actress/singer, Miss Egypt (The 6th Day)

1933-01-17

Yolande Christina Dalida, Cairo Egypt

1933-08-05

Safia Sarwat, Cairo Station

1936-12-29

Tom Kubiak, The Purple Rose of Cairo

1940-07-26

Peter Castellotti, The Purple Rose of Cairo

1943-12-24

Claude Brosset, OSS 117: Cairo, Nest of Spies

1944-03-14

Wolfgang Beigel, Cargo from Cairo

1945-02-09

Mia [Maria] Farrow, LA, actr (Rosemary's Baby, Purple Rose of Cairo)

1945-10-13

Karen Akers, The Purple Rose of Cairo

1946-06-05

Gillian Hills, Cairo Egypt, actress (Blow-up, Clockwork Orange)

1948-01-20

Prudence Farrow, The Purple Rose of Cairo

1949-06-03

Stephanie Farrow, The Purple Rose of Cairo

1949-9-15

Annie Joe Edwards, The Purple Rose of Cairo

1958-02-19

Tommy Cairo, ECW Hardcore Heaven 1994

1958-10-14

Thomas Dolby, Cairo Egypt, rock vocalist (She Blinded Me With Science)

1960-07-19

Atom Egoyan, Cairo Egypt, director (Adjuster, Next of Kin)

1961-11-20

Jean-François Halin, OSS 117: Cairo, Nest of Spies

1963-05-03

Roberto Cairo, Fugitives

1964-07-19

Teresa Edwards, Cairo GA, basketball forward (Oly-gold-1984, 88,92,96)

1970-04-28

Cairo Amen II, Mr. Doula

1971-04-17

Ahmed Atef, Demons of Cairo

1972-12-06

Ruba Nadda, Cairo Time

1972-9-07

Michael R. Cairo, Batman Begins

1973-01-17

François Damiens, OSS 117: Cairo, Nest of Spies

1974-05-04

Miguel Cairo, Venezuelan baseball player

1974-05-04

Miguel Cairo, Los Angeles Dodgers vs. Cincinnati Reds

1974-9-03

Virginie Blaisonneau, OSS 117: Cairo, Nest of Spies

1978-07-19

Nicolas Bouvet, OSS 117: Cairo, Nest of Spies

1978-11-30

Flávia Cairo Cavalcante, Casa dos Artistas

1985-01-15

Mona Hala, Cairo Time

Cairo - Notable Deaths

Mohammad Reza PahlaviJul 27, 1980

Cairo - Deaths
Date Event
1094-01-10

Caliph Al-Mustansir of Cairo (b. 1029)

1169-03-23

Shirkuh, Kurd general/vizier of Cairo/Saladin's uncle, dies

1204-12-13

Maimonides, Jewish philosopher/talmudic scholar, dies in Cairo at 69

1957-05-01

Grant Mitchell, actor (Great Lie, Laura, Cairo, Conflict), dies at 82

1971-11-28

Wasfi Tal, Jordan's PM, assassinated by Black Sept in Cairo

1980-07-27

Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, Shah of Iran (1941-79), dies in Cairo at 60

1985-05-11

Milton Seaman, The Purple Rose of Cairo

1988-06-15

Victoria Zussin, The Purple Rose of Cairo

1990-07-31

Jean Shevlin, The Purple Rose of Cairo

1997-07-22

Kenneth Anspach, Five Graves to Cairo

1998-07-27

Farid Shawqi, Cairo Station

1999-02-25

Wade Barnes, The Purple Rose of Cairo

1999-12-14

Walt Levinsky, The Purple Rose of Cairo

2005-08-25

Maurice Brenner, The Purple Rose of Cairo

2005-11-17

Elaine Grollman, The Purple Rose of Cairo

2007-06-25

Claude Brosset, OSS 117: Cairo, Nest of Spies

2009-09-04

Safia Sarwat, Cairo Station

2011-08-08

Hend Rostom, Cairo Station

2014-08-28

Roberto Cairo, Fugitives


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