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Syria - Historical Events
Date Event
69-07-01

Bataafs nobleman Gaius Julius Civilis proclaimed emperor of Syria

526-11-29

Antioch in modern day Syria struck by Earthquake, about 250,000 die

969-10-28

Byzantine troops occupy Antioch (in modern Syria)

1098-12-12

1st Crusaders capture & plunder Mara Syria

1099-01-13

Crusaders set fire to Mara, Syria

1099-01-28

1st Crusaders begins siege of Hosn-el-Akrad Syria

1109-07-12

Crusaders capture Syria's harbor city of Tripoli

1138-10-11

A massive earthquake struck Aleppo, Syria.

1187-07-03

Battle of Horns of Hattin; Saladin, Sultan of Egypt and Syria, destroys Jerusalem's crusader army.

1271-04-08

In Syria, sultan Baybars conquers the Krak of Chevaliers (a fortress near Homs).

1420-05-23

Jews of Syria & Austria expelled

1496-03-12

Jews are expelled from Syria

1822-08-10

Antioch Syria, hit by Earthquake; about 20,000 die

1837-01-22

Earthquake in southern Syria kills thousands

1924-09-28

French government names Gen Serrail gov-gen of Syria

1926-05-19

French air force bombs Damascus Syria

1941-06-08

British & French troops overthrow pro-German Syria

1941-06-21

2nd French troops occupies Damascus Syria

1941-07-14

Cease fire of Joan of Arc (ends combat in Lebanon & Syria)

1945-02-24

Egypt & Syria declares war on nazi-Germany

1946-04-07

Syria's independence from France is officially recognised.

1946-04-12

Syria gains independence from France

1946-04-17

Syria declares independence from French administration

1948-05-15

Egypt, Lebanon, Syria, Iraq & Saudi-Arabia troops attack Israel

1949-06-25

Presidential election in Syria (some women allowed to vote)

1949-08-14

Military coup under colonel Sami Hinnawi in Syria

1950-06-17

Egypt, Lebanon, Saudi Arabia & Syria sign security pact

1951-11-28

Military coup under Col Adib el-Shishakli in Syria

1952-10-24

Arab Liberation Movement becomes only political party in Syria

1955-08-18

Sjukri al-Quwatli re-elected president of Syria

1957-08-08

USSR offers Syria economic/military aid

1958-02-01

Egypt & Syria announce plans to merge into United Arab Republic

1958-02-02

Syria joins Egypt in United Arab Republic

1958-02-21

Egypt-Syria as United Arab Republic elect Nasser president (99.9% vote)

1958-02-22

Egypt & Syria form United Arab Republic (UAR)

1961-09-28

Syria withdraws from United Arab Republic

1961-09-29

Mamum Kuzbari becomes premier of Syria

1962-03-28

Military coup in Syria, President Nazim al-Kudsi flees

1962-07-06

Emir Said al-Djazairi takes van Algerian throne in Syria

1963-03-08

Syrian Arab Rep Revolution Day - Military coup in Syria

1963-07-18

Failed military coup in Syria

1963-07-27

General Amin al-Hafez becomes president of Syria

1964-08-14

Egypt/Iraq/Jordan/Kuwait/Syria form common market

1966-02-23

Military coup in Syria ends Bitar government

1966-03-01

Ba'ath-party takes power in Syria

1967-06-10

Israel, Syria, Jordan, Iraq & Egypt end "6-Day War" with UN help

1969-01-27

9 Jews publically executed in Damascus Syria

1969-02-27

Gen Hafez al-Assad becomes head of Syria via milt coup

1970-05-03

Trans-Arabian Pipeline delivery from Saudi Arabia to the Mediterranean interrupted in Syria, driving oil tanker rates to all time highs

1970-11-13

Lt Gen Hafez al-Assad becomes PM of Syria following military coup

1971-02-22

Lt Gen Hafiz al-Assad becomes President of Syria

1971-04-17

Egypt, Libya & Syria form federation (FAR)

1973-03-13

Syria adopts constitution

1973-10-06

Yom Kippur War begins as Syria & Egypt attack Israel

1973-10-12

Israeli counter offensive in southern Syria

1973-12-21

Israel, Egypt, Syria, Jordan, US & USSR meet in Geneva to discuss the Arab-Israeli conflict

1974-02-12

Heads of state of Algeria, Egypt, Syria, and Saudi Arabia discuss oil strategy in view of the progress in Arab-Israeli disengagement

1974-05-31

Israel & Syria sign an agreement concerning Golan Heights

1975-08-20

Il-62 crashes south of Damascus, Syria, killing 126

1976-09-29

Syria drives Palestinian guerrillas out of Lebanon

1977-12-05

Egypt breaks dipl relations with Syria, Libya, Algeria, Iraq & S Yemen

1979-06-16

Moslem Brotherhood kills 62 sheiks in Aleppo Syria

1980-10-08

USSR & Syria sign peace treaty

1981-12-14

Israel annexes Golan Heights (seized from Syria in war of 1967)

1982-02-02

Government troops and Muslim fundamentalists battle in Hamah, Syria

1982-06-11

Israel & Syria stop fighting in Lebanon

1983-06-23

Syria throws out PLO leader Arafat

1983-11-25

Syria & Saudi Arabia announce cease-fire in PLO civil war in Tripoli

1984-01-03

Syria frees captured US pilot after appeal from Jesse Jackson

1986-10-24

Great Britain drops diplomatic relations with Syria

1991-02-13

Syria tells Germany they are ready to recognize Israel

1994-04-25

Fishing boat with school children capsize at Lanaka Syria, 46 killed

2001-05-06

During a trip to Syria, Pope John Paul II becomes the first pope to enter a mosque.

2005-02-28

Lebanon's pro-Syrian prime minister, Omar Karami, resigns amid large anti-Syria street demonstrations in Beirut.

2005-04-26

Under international pressure, Syria withdraws the last of its 14,000 troop military garrison in Lebanon, ending its 29-year military domination of that country.

2005-04-29

Syria completes withdrawal from Lebanon, ending 29 years of occupation.

2012-05-10

Two bombings in Damascus, Syria, kill 55 people and injure 370

2012-06-30

30 people attending a funeral in Zamalka, Syria, are killed on a day that saw 83 civilian deaths

2012-07-18

Violence across Syria results in 97 deaths

2012-07-18

Syrian suicide bombing kills three high profile government officials, including Syria's Minister of Defence

2012-07-26

At least 200 people are killed in a day of violence in Syria

2012-08-03

United Nations General Assembly reproaches The United Nations Security Council over its lack of action in Syria

2012-09-09

17 people are killed and at least 40 injured after two car bombs explode in Aleppo, Syria

2012-09-12

18 soldiers are killed by a rebel car bomb in Syria

2012-10-03

34 people are killed by a series of bombings in Aleppo, Syria

2012-10-04

Turkey's parliament approves cross-border military operations in Syria

2012-10-11

A further 83 people are killed throughout Syria by the Syrian army

2012-11-28

54 people are killed and 120 are injured by two car bombs in Damascus, Syria

2012-12-04

29 people are killed by a mortar attack in Bteeha, Syria

2012-12-11

125 people are killed and 200 are injured by bombings in Aqrab, Syria

2012-12-23

200 civilians are killed by Syrian government warplanes in Helfaya, Syria

2013-01-04

9 people are killed by a car bomb in Damascus, Syria

2013-01-15

83 people are killed and 150 are injured in a rocket attack on Aleppo University, Syria

2013-01-16

24 people are dead after three car bombs exploded in Idlib Governorate, Syria

2013-01-21

30 people are killed in a car bombing in Salamiyeh, Syria

2013-01-25

8 people are killed by 2 car bombs in Golan Heights, Syria

2013-02-04

20 people are killed after an apartment building was struck by a rocket in Aleppo, Syria

2013-02-21

83 people are killed and 250 are injured in a series of bombing attacks in Damascus, Syria

2013-03-21

42 people are killed and 84 are injured by a bombing in a mosque in Damascus, Syria

2013-03-29

UN regulation of international arms trade is blocked by North Korea, Iran, and Syria

2013-04-11

57 people are killed by the Syrian Army in Daraa Governorate, Syria

2013-07-15

13 people are killed by a car bomb in Deir Atiyah, Syria

2013-07-17

7 people are killed by a car bomb in Damascus, Syria

2013-08-02

40 people are killed after an ammunition depot explodes in Homs, Syria

2013-08-06

18 people are killed and 55 are wounded by a car bomb explosion in Damascus, Syria

2013-08-06

An alleged chemical weapons attack on Damascus, Syria, is claimed by Syrian rebels

2013-08-28

China and Russia walk out of a UN Security Council meeting after the US pushes for immediate action against Syria's use of chemical weapons

2013-09-11

12 Alawite sect members are killed by rebel fighters in central Syria

2013-09-29

16 people are killed by a Syrian Army air strike that hit a secondary school in Raqqa, Syria

2013-10-16

21 people are killed after a minibus hits a land mine in Nawa, Syria

2013-10-18

Saudi Arabia becomes the first country to turn down a seat on the UN Security Council in protest over Syria

2013-10-20

30 people are killed by a suicide truck bomber in Hama, Syria

2013-11-06

8 people are killed and 50 are injured by a suicide bombing in Damascus, Syria

2014-04-10

88 civilians are killed by barrel bombs from Syrian war planes in Aleppo, Syria

2014-05-23

Russia and China veto the U.N. Security Council resolution to establish an International Criminal Court for war crimes in Syria

2014-07-16

Bashar Assad is sworn in for a third term as President of Syria

2014-10-01

41 children are killed by a suicide bombing on the Akrameh al-Makhzumi school in Homs, Syria

2015-10-26

Iran steps up its forces in Syria

2015-11-16

French jets bomb Syria in the ISIS stronghold of Raqqa

2015-11-17

Russia bombards Raqqa, ISIS headquarters in Syria

2015-12-27

Sacha Baron Cohen and Isla Fisher donate $1 million to support Syria victims

2016-02-03

Syria Peace Talks Are Halted 2 Days After Starting

2016-02-11

Death Toll From War in Syria Now 470000, Group Finds

2016-02-12

US and Russia Announce Plan for Humanitarian Aid and a Cease-Fire in Syria

2016-02-19

France Rejects Russia's Proposed UN Resolution on Syria

2016-03-01

NATO chief says concerned about Russian military build-up in Syria

2016-03-09

Biden, Netanyahu discuss Iran, Islamic State, Syria in Jerusalem meeting

2016-03-15

Putin says Russia to intensify role in Syria peace process

2016-03-28

Iran congratulates Syria's Assad on regaining Palmyra

2016-04-23

UN Urges US and Russia to Act Quickly to Save Syria Peace Talks

2016-04-23

UN envoy calls for major Syria meeting to save truce and peace talks

2016-04-25

Syria conflict: Obama 'to send 250 more non-combat troops'

2016-05-04

Kerry says confident Syria ceasefire can be reached, warns Assad

2016-05-14

Hezbollah blames insurgent shelling for death of top commander in Syria

2016-09-10

Russia, US reach cease-fire deal for Syria

2016-09-17

Spotlight on Syria as world leaders gather at United Nations

2016-09-17

Russia says US refuses to share Syria truce deal with UN council

2016-09-18

Middle East|US Admits to Strike in Syria That Russia Says Killed 62 Syrian Troops

2016-09-18

UN Security Council to meet on US-led air strikes in Syria

2016-09-23

US, Russia fail to agree on how to revive Syria ceasefire

2016-10-04

Middle East|US Suspends Talks With Russia on Syria

2016-10-09

Turkish military says 31 Islamic State militants killed in northern Syria

2016-10-09

Russia vetoes UN demand for end to bombing of Syria's Aleppo

2016-10-15

US broadens Syria talks after failure of truce deal with Russia

2016-10-18

Coalition warplanes kill 20 Islamic State militants in Syria: Turkish army

2016-11-22

ISIS Used Chemical Arms at Least 52 Times in Syria and Iraq, Report Says

2017-01-09

Turkish army says 48 Islamic State militants killed in Syria on Sunday

2017-04-07

US launches cruise missile strike on Syria after chemical weapons attack

2017-04-08

President Trump launches military strike in Syria

2017-04-08

US releases flight path of plane used in Syria chemical attack

2017-04-11

White House threatens Syria with more strikes if chemical weapons are used

2017-04-13

Russia Vetoes UN Resolution Condemning Syria Chemical Attack

2017-06-19

US shoots down Syrian fighter jet over Syria

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Syria - Notable Birthdays

ZenobiaDec 23, 245

Syria - Birthdays
Date Event
245-12-23

Zenobia, Palmyra, Syria, Queen of Palmyra, (d. 274)

1883-03-23

Faisal I ibn Hussein ibn Ali, 1st king of Iraq/Syria

1898-01-21

John George, Syria, actor (Kolb-Adventures of Fu Manchu)

1919-02-10

Syria Poletti, Invulnerable

1930-10-06

Hafez al Assad, president (Syria)

1951-05-26

Muhammed Ahmad Faris, Syria, cosmonaut (Soyuz TM-3)

1953-09-03

Khabib Munir, Syria, cosmonaut (Soyuz TM-3 backup)

1953-09-03

M H Habib, Syria, cosmonaut

1954-03-21

Ossama Mohammed, Silvered Water, Syria Self-Portrait

1965-09-11

Bashar al-Assad, President of Syria

1973-09-10

Ghada Shouaa, Syria, heptatlete (Olympics-gold-96)

1977-02-26

Syria, Amiche per l'Abruzzo

1977-12-16

Orwa Nyrabia, Silvered Water, Syria Self-Portrait

1983-08-08

Katie Lanning, Syria Undercover

Syria - Deaths
Date Event
9-09-15

Publius Quinctilius Varus, Roman viceroy of Syria, suicide at 59

1174-05-15

Nur ad-Din, King of Syria (1146-1174), dies at 56

1933-09-08

Faisal I ibn Hussein ibn Ali, 1st king of Iraq/Syria, dies at 50

1949-08-14

Husni al-Barazi, premier of Syria, shot to death

1949-08-14

Husni el-Zaim, president/dictator of Syria, shot to death

1991-04-11

Syria Poletti, Invulnerable

1992-12-03

Nureddin Al-Atassi, president of Syria (1966-70), dies

2000-06-10

Hafez al-Assad, President of Syria (b. 1930)

2004-09-01

Ahmed Kuftaro, Grand Mufti of Syria (b. 1915)

2016-02-10

Islamic State fighter Khaled Sharrouf's wife, Tara Nettleton, dies in Syria


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