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Dunkirk - Notable Historical Events

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Dunkirk - Historical Events
Date Event
1652-09-16

Spanish troops occupy Dunkirk

1657-03-23

France & England form alliance against Spain; England gets Dunkirk

1658-06-25

Spanish garrison at Dunkirk surrenders to French & British

1662-10-17

Charles II of Great Britain sells Dunkirk to France for 2.5 million livres (320,000 English pounds)

1666-06-04

Battle at Dunkirk: English vs Dutch fleet

1708-03-27

Pretender to the English throne James III flees to Dunkirk

1940-05-27

British & French begin evacuation of Dunkirk (Operation Dynamo) during WWII

1940-05-31

Major General Bernard Montgomery leaves Dunkirk

1940-06-02

Heavy German bombing on Dunkirk beach

1940-06-03

Last British/French troop leave Dunkirk

1940-06-04

British complete the "miracle of Dunkirk" by evacuating 300,000 allies troops from France

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Dunkirk - Birthdays
Date Event
1908-08-28

Robert Merle, Weekend at Dunkirk

1922-10-16

Robert Urquhart, actor (Dunkirk, Bulldog Breed, Dark Avenger)

1931-06-29

Ray Jackson, Dunkirk

1975-06-28

Chad Green, Dunkirk NY, baseball outfielder (Olympics-bronze-96)

Dunkirk - Deaths
Date Event
1976-01-29

Michael Gwynn, actor (Dunkirk, Barabbas, Cleopatra), dies at 59

1989-10-25

Ray Jackson, Dunkirk

1993-02-18

Leslie Norman, English director/producer (Dunkirk), dies at 82

1995-03-21

Robert Urquhart, actor (Dunkirk, Bulldog Breed), dies at 72

2004-03-27

Robert Merle, Weekend at Dunkirk


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