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Baghdad - Notable Historical Events

TamerlaneJul 9, 1401

George H. W. BushNov 30, 1990

Saddam HusseinApr 7, 2003

George W. BushDec 14, 2008

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Baghdad - Historical Events
Date Event
1055-12-19

Seldjuken under Toghril Beg occupy Baghdad

1258-02-13

Baghdad falls to the Mongols, and the Abbasid Caliphate is destroyed.

1401-07-09

Turko-Mongol ruler Tamerlane (Timur) destroys Baghdad, killing 20,000

1534-12-04

Turkish sultan Suleiman occupies Baghdad

1863-04-21

Bahá'u'lláh, founder of the Bahá'í Faith, enters gardens of Rivden, near Baghdad. Makes the declaration of aha'u'llah during 12 days spent there

1899-12-23

Tentative Turkish & German treaty on construction of Baghdad railway

1902-03-18

Turkey grants Germany syndicate the first concession to construct a railroad through Turkish territory to Baghdad, to be linked to Berlin

1903-03-05

Definitive treaty for construction of Baghdad railway drawn up

1907-08-03

Kaiser Wilhelm (Germany) meets with Tsar Nicholas (Russia) to discuss Germany's plan to build a railroad to Baghdad; the discussion helps move Russia towards Britain and eventually the Triple Alliance

1917-03-11

World War I: Baghdad falls to Anglo-Indian forces commanded by General Stanley Maude.

1941-05-22

British troops attack Baghdad

1941-05-30

British Army enters Baghdad, chasing pro-German coup government

1953-08-16

Shah of Persia & princess Soraya flee to Baghdad & Rome

1955-02-18

Baghdad Pact signed, making Turkey & Iraq a defense alliance

1955-02-24

Pact of Baghdad between Iraq & Turkey signed

1955-09-23

Pakistan signs Pact of Baghdad

1955-10-11

Persia signs Pact of Baghdad

1956-01-14

Jordan government refuses to join Pact of Baghdad

1959-03-24

Iraq withdraws from the Baghdad Pact

1969-01-27

14 spies hanged in Baghdad

1980-11-20

United Nations Gulf War mediator Olof Palme makes first unsuccessful peace shuttle between Tehran and Baghdad

1986-08-12

Iran fires missile at refinery near Baghdad; Iraq raids Iranian terminal at Sirri Island severely disrupting Iranian exports

1990-11-30

US President George H. W. Bush offers to send Secretary of State James Baker to Baghdad to meet with Saddam Hussein

1991-02-13

US air raid on the Amiriyah shelter in Baghdad kills more than 408 civilians

1993-06-26

The U.S. launches a cruise missile attack targeting Baghdad intelligence headquarters in retaliation for a thwarted assassination attempt against former President George H.W. Bush in April in Kuwait.

1998-02-20

UN Sec-Gen Kofi Annan lands in Baghdad, for peace negotiations

2003-04-07

U.S. troops capture Baghdad; Saddam Hussein's regime falls two days later.

2003-04-09

Baghdad falls to U.S. forces ending the invasion of Iraqi but resulting in widespread looting

2003-04-14

U.S. troops in Baghdad capture Abu Abbas, leader of the Palestinian group that killed an American on the hijacked cruise liner the Achille Lauro in 1985.

2005-08-31

A stampede on Al-Aaimmah bridge in Baghdad kills 1,199 people.

2005-10-19

Saddam Hussein goes on trial in Baghdad for crimes against humanity.

2006-03-22

Three Christian Peacemaker Teams Hostages are freed by British forces in Baghdad after 118 days captivity and the death of their colleague, American Tom Fox.

2007-02-03

A Baghdad market bombing kills at least 135 people and injures a further 339.

2008-12-14

President George W. Bush made his fourth and final (planned) trip to Iraq as president and almost struck by two shoes thrown at him by Iraqi journalist Muntadhar al-Zaidi during a farewell conference in Baghdad.

2009-08-19

A series of bombings in Baghdad, Iraq, kills 101 and injures 565 others.

2009-10-25

The 25 October 2009 Baghdad bombings kills 155 and wounds at least 721.

2009-12-08

Bombings in Baghdad, Iraq kill 127 and injure 448.

2012-06-04

Car bomb kills 26 and injures 190 people in central Baghdad, Iraq

2012-06-16

32 people are killed by a car bomb in Baghdad

2012-06-22

Two Baghdad market bombings kill 14 people and injure 106

2012-07-31

Two car bombs kill 21 people in Baghdad, Iraq

2012-10-28

15 people are killed and 33 injured by a series of Baghdad car bombings

2013-01-22

A series of Baghdad car bombings kill 17 people

2013-02-17

37 people are killed and 130 are injured in a series of Baghdad car bombings

2013-02-28

28 people are killed and 60 are injured after a series of bombings across Baghdad, Iraq

2013-03-14

25 people are killed and 50 are wounded by a series of car bombings in Baghdad, Iraq

2013-04-18

27 people are killed and 65 are injured in a cafe bombing in Baghdad, Iraq

2013-06-18

31 people are killed and 60 are injured by two suicide bombings in al-Qahira, Baghdad

2013-07-05

15 people are killed by a bomb attack on a Shia mosque in Baghdad, Iraq

2013-08-06

25 people are killed and 60 are wounded by a series of car bombs in Baghdad, Iraq

2013-08-23

26 people are killed and 55 are injured by a suicide bombing in Baghdad, Iraq

2013-09-13

30 people are killed by a mosque bombing attack in Baghdad, Iraq

2013-09-15

21 people are killed in a series of bombings in Baghdad and Shia provinces, Iraq

2013-09-27

7 people are killed in mosque bombings in Baghdad, Iraq

2013-09-30

54 people are killed by a series of car bombs in Baghdad, Iraq

2013-10-20

37 people are killed in a suicide bombing in Baghdad, Iraq

2013-11-06

15 people are killed after a suicide bombing in Baghdad, Iraq

2013-11-25

17 people are killed and 37 are wounded in a cafe bombing in Baghdad, Iraq

2014-01-30

24 hostages are killed after 6 suicide bombers temporarily take over the Iraqi Ministry of Transportation in Baghdad

2016-02-29

Suicide bombings kill 40 in eastern Iraq, eight west of Baghdad

2016-12-31

Baghdad Blasts Kill at Least 28

2017-01-03

Islamic State suicide bomber kills 36 in Baghdad market

2017-01-08

Suicide Bombing in Baghdad Kills at Least 36

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Baghdad - Birthdays
Date Event
1612-07-27

Murad IV, sultan of Turkey (1623-40)/conquered Baghdad

1887-03-11

Raoul Walsh, American film director (Thief of Baghdad, Battle Cry), (d. 1980)

1887-12-23

Eric Blore, London England, actor (Great Gatsby, Bowery to Baghdad)

1888-12-23

Eric Blore, English/US actor (Great Gatsby, Bowery to Baghdad)

1895-10-27

John Boles, Greenville TX, singer/actor (Babes in Baghdad)

1919-9-02

Bruno Vailati, The Thief of Baghdad

1925-9-09

Filippo Sanjust, The Thief of Baghdad

1936-12-07

Martha Layne Collins, Baghdad Ky, (Gov-D-Ky)

1945-01-16

Kabir Bedi, actor (Thief of Baghdad, Terminal Entry)

1948-03-15

Sérgio Vieira de Mello, En Route to Baghdad

1948-09-17

Patricia Kluge, Baghdad Iraq, wife of Billionaire John Kluge

1957-06-25

Bob Parr, Baghdad ER

1973-04-17

Mehdi Naderi, Farewell Baghdad

1977-05-21

Ricky Williams, The Pledge/Ricky Williams Returns/Life in Baghdad

1980-08-24

Chester Keenum, Baghdad ER

1982-02-17

Maarten Leemans, Baghdad Messi

1982-12-13

Giancarlo Rutigliano, Farewell Baghdad

Baghdad - Notable Deaths

Saddam HusseinDec 30, 2006

Baghdad - Deaths
Date Event
833-10-10

al-Ma'mun, Abbasid caliph of Baghdad (b. 786)

1063-09-04

Toghrül, Turkish conqueror of Persia and Baghdad

1258-02-20

Al-Musta'sim, last Abbasid Caliph of Baghdad

1520-09-22

Selim I, captured Baghdad/Sultan of Turkey (1512-20), dies at 53

1640-02-09

Murad IV, sultan of Turkey (1623-40), dies in Baghdad at 27

1958-07-14

Faisal II, King of Iraq (1939-58), assassinated at Baghdad

1961-02-02

Anna May Wong, actress (Thief of Baghdad), dies at about 56

1963-02-08

Abdul Karim Kassem, PM of Iraq (58-63), assassinated in Baghdad at 48

1990-02-26

Bruno Vailati, The Thief of Baghdad

1992-09-29

Filippo Sanjust, The Thief of Baghdad

2003-08-19

Sérgio Vieira de Mello, En Route to Baghdad

2006-12-30

Deposed Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein is hanged in Baghdad at 69


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