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Morocco - Notable Historical Events

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Morocco - Historical Events
Date Event
1340-10-30

Battle of Rio Salado Battle (or Tarifa): King Afonso IV of Portugal and King Alfonso XI of Castile defeat Sultan Abu al-Hasan 'Ali of Morocco and Yusuf I of Granada, last Marīnids invasion of Iberian Peninsula

1859-10-29

Spain declares war on Morocco.

1900-12-14

France and Italy sign a secret agreement by which Italy recognizes France's right to exploit Morocco in return for France's conceding her the same right in Tripoli

1901-07-20

Morocco signs an agreement with France fixing Morocco's frontier with Algeria, a French colony

1904-04-08

Great Britain and France establish their Entente Cordiale, a technical treaty settling long-standing disagreements over Morocco, Egypt, Africa, and the Pacific

1904-05-18

In Morocco, a brigand, Raizuli, kidnaps Ion H. Perdicaris, an American citizen

1904-10-03

France & Spain sign treaty for Morocco Independence

1905-03-31

Kaiser Wilhelm II of Germany visits Tangier, Morocco and proclaims Germany's support of Moroccan independence and equal opportunity for all powers to trade there

1905-04-06

Germany receives invitation from Sultan of Morocco to an international conference to discuss matters relating to Morocco

1906-01-16

-Apr 13] Conference of Algeciras (about Morocco)

1907-07-30

Starting today, the French bombard Casablanca and land troops to occupy the Atlantic-coast region of Morocco after attacks on foreigners

1907-08-16

Mulay Hafid is proclaimed the Sultan of Morocco by supporters leading to civil war; Mulay is supported by Germany while France supports the existing Sultan

1909-02-08

France & Germany sign treaty about Morocco

1911-05-02

French troops occupy Fès El Bali Morocco

1911-05-21

French troop enter Fez in Morocco to quell anti-European agitation

1911-07-01

The German gunboat 'Panther' arrives off Agadir allegedly to protect German interests and nationals in Morocco

1911-11-04

France & Germany signs treaty about Morocco & Congo

1912-03-30

French protectorate in Morocco established

1912-11-27

Spanish protectorate in Morocco forms

1923-12-18

International zone of Tangier set up in Morocco

1925-04-11

Abd el-Krims Rifkabylen beats French army in Morocco

1925-05-08

French colonial army beats Rifkabylen in Morocco

1925-06-22

Spain & France fight Morocco

1925-09-29

French Gen of Morocco, marshal Lyautey, is dismissed

1927-04-25

Spain routes 20,000 soldiers to Morocco (uprising Rifkabylen)

1935-02-11

-11°F (-24°C), Ifrane, Morocco (African record low)

1936-07-18

Spanish Civil War : General Francisco Franco issues manifesto and leds uprising with army in Morocco

1942-10-23

First ships of invasion fleet to Morocco leave Norfolk

1942-11-10

US troops occupy airport of Port-Lyautey, Morocco

1943-01-10

1st US pres to visit a foreign country in wartime-FDR leaves for Casablanca, Morocco

1953-08-21

Sultan Sidi Mohammed Am Joessoef V of Morocco deposed

1955-08-20

Hundreds killed in anti-French rioting in Morocco & Algeria

1955-11-16

Sultan Sidi Mohammed Ben Yussuph V returns to Morocco

1956-03-02

Morocco tears up the Treaty of Fez, declares independence from France

1956-03-03

Morocco gains independence from France (Anniversary of throne)

1956-04-07

Spain relinquishes her protectorate in Morocco

1956-10-29

International zone of Tangier returns to Morocco

1956-11-18

Morocco gains independence

1958-04-10

Northern strip of Spanish Sahara ceded to Morocco

1958-04-20

Morocco demands departure of Spanish troops

1958-12-23

Abdallah Ibrahim forms government of Morocco

1960-02-29

Earthquake kills 1/3 of Agadir Morocco population (12,000) in 15 sec

1961-03-03

King Hassan II's ascends to throne of Morocco

1961-08-30

Last Spanish troops leave Morocco

1962-01-23

Libya, Morocco, Algeria & Tunisia plan to form United Arab Maghreb

1962-10-09

Battles to decide Algeria-Morocco boundary kills 130

1963-10-14

Algeria & Morocco border conflict

1963-10-30

Morocco & Algeria sign cease fire

1963-11-18

King Hassan II opens 1st parliament in Morocco

1965-06-07

Morocco King Hassan suspends constitution, grabs power

1965-11-12

General strike in Morocco against disappearance of Ben Barka

1969-06-30

Spain cedes Ifni to Morocco

1970-07-12

Thor Heyerdahl crosses Atlantic on raft Ra II, arrives in Barbados from Morocco in 57 days

1971-07-10

Failed attempt on King Hassan II Shirat Morocco, 101 killed

1972-08-16

Morocco King Hassan II's B727 shot at

1973-03-10

Morocco adopts constitution

1973-12-23

French Caravelle crashes in Morocco, 106 killed

1975-09-03

Chartered Boeing 707 crashes in Atlas Mts of Morocco, 188 die

1975-11-14

Spain, Morocco & Mauretania sign accord about Spanish Sahara

1976-01-27

Morocco-Algeria battles in West Sahara

1976-02-28

Ceuta & Melilla (Spanish Morocco) are last European African possession

1976-03-07

Morocco & Mauretania break diplomatic relations with Algeria

1984-08-13

Morocco & Libya sign "Arabic-African Union" treaty

1984-09-15

Morocco Showcase opens

1985-08-23

Said Aouita of Morocco sets 1.5k record (3:29.46) in Berlin

1986-08-29

Morocco king Hassan II signs unity treaty with Libya

1987-07-22

Said Aouita of Morocco sets 5k record (12:58.39) in Rome

1987-07-23

Said Aouita of Morocco runs world record 5,000 m (12:58.39)

1989-02-17

Mauritania, Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia & Libya form common market

1990-08-11

Egypt & Morocco troops land in Saudi Arabia to prevent Iraqi invasion

1993-06-25

Parliamentary election in Morocco

1999-07-23

Crown Prince Mohammed Ben Al-Hassan is crowned King Mohammed VI of Morocco on the death of his father.

1999-08-15

Beni Ounif massacre in Algeria; some 29 people are killed at a false roadblock near the Moroccan border, leading to temporary tensions with Morocco.

2001-11-10

An agreement is reached at talks in Marrakech, Morocco, on rules for implementation of the Kyoto climate change treaty

2003-05-16

In Casablanca, Morocco, 33 civilians are killed and more than 100 people are injured in the Casablanca terrorist attacks.

2012-09-04

42 people are killed and 25 injured as a passenger bus falls down a ravine in Morocco

2013-08-10

16 Royal Guardsmen are killed in a bus accident in Al Hoceima, Morocco

2017-06-07

Morocco airline cancels flights via Doha to Arab states over Qatar dispute

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Morocco - Birthdays
Date Event
1872-03-28

Jose Sanjurjo y Sacanell, Spanish general (Morocco)

1887-08-08

Ullrich Haupt, Prussia, actor (Morocco, Du Barry-Woman of Passion)

1887-08-08

Ullrich Haupt, Morocco

1888-9-22

Paul Oscard, Road to Morocco

1889-03-24

Joseph N. Ermolieff, Outpost in Morocco

1889-10-28

Benno Vigny, Morocco

1889-12-24

Vladimir Sokoloff, Moscow Russia, actor (Road to Morocco)

1904-09-17

Jerry Colonna, Boston MA, actor (Road to Morocco, Road to Singapore)

1909-08-10

Mohammed V ibn Yusuf, King of Morocco (1953, 1955-61)

1914-11-15

Dona Drake, Road to Morocco

1920-05-10

Patsy Mace, Road to Morocco

1922-07-09

Rey Hassan, Morroco, King of Morocco (1961- )

1924-10-27

Michel Galabru, Safi Morocco, actor (Judge & the Assassin)

1929-07-09

Mawlai al-Hassan II, King of Morocco (1961- )

1929-07-09

His Majesty King Hassan II of Morocco, The Living Daylights

1934-06-08

Beans Morocco, New Nightmare

1940-03-02

Morocco, The Projectionist

1942-08-23

José Luis Alonso de Santos, Going Down in Morocco

1944-12-01

Daniel Pennac, French writer born in Morocco

1960-11-02

Saïd Aquita, Morocco, 5K runner (Olympic-gold-1984)

1963-01-06

Philippe Perrin, Meknes Morocco, Lt Col FAF/astronaut

1963-08-21

King Mohammed VI of Morocco

1964-11-13

Ronald Agenor, Rabat Morocco, tennis player (1989 French quarters)

1965-01-04

Guy Forget, Morocco, tennis star

1967-01-29

Khalid Skah, Midelt Morocco, 5k/10k runner

1967-08-15

Moulay Brahim Boutaib, Morocco, 10k runner (Olympic-gold-1988)

1970-06-20

Prince Moulay Rachid of Morocco

1971-04-26

Shane Evans, Collective Soul: In Morocco

1973-05-24

Karim Alami, Morocco, tennis star

1975-05-07

Morocco Omari, Hope

1995-04-07

Samuel Schneider, Morocco

2007-02-28

Princess Lalla Khadija of Morocco

Morocco - Deaths
Date Event
1351-05-24

Abu al-Hasan 'Ali, Sultan of Morocco (b. circa 1297)

1931-08-05

Ullrich Haupt, actor (Morocco, Du Barry-Woman of Passion), dies at 43

1931-08-05

Ullrich Haupt, Morocco

1959-11-09

Paul Oscard, Road to Morocco

1961-02-26

Mohammed V, ibn Yusuf, sultan/King of Morocco, dies at 51

1962-02-15

Vladimir Sokoloff, actor (Road to Morocco, Cloak & Dagger), dies at 72

1963-02-06

Mohammed ibn al-Chattabi Abd el-Krim, Morocco opposition leader, dies

1965-10-31

Benno Vigny, Morocco

1989-06-20

Dona Drake, Road to Morocco

1990-07-23

Robert Usher, Road to Morocco

1997-05-23

Rosita Garcia, Love in Morocco

1997-06-05

Patsy Mace, Road to Morocco

1999-07-23

King Hassan II of Morocco (b. 1929)

1999-07-23

His Majesty King Hassan II of Morocco, The Living Daylights


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