Remnants of the Korean Baekje Kingdom and their Yamato Japanese allies engage naval forces of the Tang Chinese and Silla Koreans on the Geum River in Korea; - a significant Tang-Silla victory. Japanese won't attempt another Korean invasion until late 16th century.
Murder attempt by "Assassins" on Saladin near Aleppo
Battle of La Roche-aux-Moines (Angers), part of King John of England attempt to reclaim Normandy from France
Assassination attempt on Pierre de Craon Van Clisson of France fails
Gunpowder Plot; attempt to blow up King James I while he opened Parliament. Plot discovered and Guy Fawkes caught and tortured. He and seven others were later executed
The Fifth Monarchists unsuccessfully attempt to seize control of London.
Failed assassination attempt on French King Louis XV by Damiens
1st reported counterfeiting attempt (Boston)
The Orlov Revolt, a first attempt to revolt against the Turks before the Greek War of Independence ends in disaster for the Greeks.
France is divided into 83 départements, which cut across the former provinces in an attempt to dislodge regional loyalties based on noble ownership of land.
Horatio Nelson loses more than 300 men and his right arm during the failed conquest attempt of Tenerife (Spain).
The Battle of New Ross: The attempt to spread United Irish Rebellion into Munster is defeated.
King George III survives a 2nd assassination attempt
Battle of Queenstown Heights, Brit beats US attempt to invade Canada
The massacre of the population of the Greek island of Chios by soldiers of the Ottoman Empire following a rebellion attempt, depicted by the French artist Eugène Delacroix.
Failed assassination attempt on Simon Bolívar
Composer R Schumann is saved from suicide attempt into the Rhine
Composer Robert Schumann saved from suicide attempt in Rhine
French Emperor Napoleon III escapes attempt on his life by Felice Orsini, an Italian patriot who was later executed
The French Government passes a law to set the A-note above middle C to a frequency of 435 Hz, in an attempt to standardize the pitch.
Alexander II of Russia narrowly escapes an assassination attempt in the city of Kiev.
German premier Otto Von Bismarck seriously wounded in assassination attempt
Jay Gould & James Fisk attempt to control US gold market
Black Friday; Wall St panic after Gould & Fisk attempt to corner gold
On command of Louis Riel, Thomas Scott is executed by a firing squad. Riel rejects all appeals and requests to intervene in an attempt to demonstrate to the Canadian government that the Metis must be taken seriously
1st attempt at motion pictures (used 12 cameras, each taking 1 picture) done to see if all 4 of a horse's hooves leave the ground
First assassination attempt against Umberto I of Italy.
George Washington De Long, American Arctic Explorer, and commander on board the Jeannette, becomes trapped with his crew in pack ice during his attempt to reach the North Pole
Tsar Alexander II of Russia survives an assassination attempt
New York World reporter Nellie Bly (Elizabeth Cochrane) began her attempt to surpass fictitious journey of Jules Verne's Phileas Fogg by traveling around world in less than 80 days She succeeded, finishing the trip in January in 72 days and 6 hours
The first attempt of a Portuguese republican revolution breakes out in the northern city of Porto.
The Otsu Scandal: While visiting Japan, Prince Nicholas (later Tsar Nicholas II) survives an assassination attempt
Assassination attempt on Prince of Wales, later British King Edward VII when shot by Jean-Baptiste Sipido in protest over Boer war
Russia mobilizes its army in eastern Siberia preparatory to acting against the Chinese, but also in an attempt to diminish the influence of Japan on the Asian mainland
In China, the Empress and some of her family, the court, and retainers flee while foreign troops move through Peking in an attempt to put down the Boxer Rebellion
France and Italy sign an Entente under which Italy agrees to remain neutral if France is attacked; this is France's attempt to neutralize the Triple Entente
Baseball's Phila Athletics & Phillies form pro football teams, joining Pitts Stars in 1st attempt at a National Football League
Pope Leo XIII, at his annual Christmas reception, endorses the Christian Democratic movement now emerging in Europe as an attempt to offer an alternative to more radical movements
France recalls its ambassador to the Vatican to protest the Pope's attempt to discipline two French bishops; this is yet another incident driving France and the Catholic Church apart
The Russian fleet in the harbor of at Port Arthur are exposed to Russian guns on the hill above the harbor; Russian trips attempt escape, but most are forced back into harbor by Japanese ships
The 2nd Hague Peace Conference meets in an attempt to stop the arms race; Germany resists, but conference does make important rules around the rights of neutral powers
King Edward VII of Great Britain meets Russia's Foreign Minister Alexander Izvolski in an attempt to strengthen Russia's relationship with Britain
Failed assassination attempt on Shah Mohammed Ali in Teheran
NYC Mayor Wm J Gaynor seriously wounded during assassination attempt
Failed assassination attempt on premier Briand in French Assembly
King Vittorio Emanuel III of Italy injured in an assassination attempt
Yuan Shih-k'ai, president of the new Chinese republic, dissolves parliament and prepares a constitution of his own design: he will set himself up as dictator, preparatory to an attempt to make himself emperor
The British land troops (mostly from the Indian Army) at the head of the Persian Gulf in Mesopotamia, and will begin to move westward in an attempt to draw Turkish troops from other fronts
French premier Clemenceau injured during assassination attempt
Wolfgang Kapp's coup attempt in Berlin fails
In Germany, Adolf Hitler is arrested for attempt to sieze power Nov 8
Unsuccessful attempt on prince-regent Hirohito of Japan
Assassination attempt on Benito Mussolini fails
Landis bans Giants Jimmy O'Connell & Cozy Dolan from World Series after they admit an attempt to bribe Phils shortstop Heinie Sand
Austria chancellor Ignaz Seipel, resigns after assassination attempt
Failed attempt on Benito Mussolini
Buenos Aires police thwart an attempt on Pres-elect Herbert Hoover
Belgian princess Marie-Jose & Italian crown prince Umberto get engaged, assassination attempt on Umberto fails
Mob hitman Mad Dog Coll allegedly participates in a kidnapping attempt that results in the shooting death of a child, which earns him the nickname "Mad Dog"
Failed coup attempt by fascist Lapua Movement in Finland
In Washington, D.C., police fire tear gas on World War I veterans part of the Bonus Expeditionary Force who attempt to march to the White House.
Pres-elect Franklin Roosevelt survives assassination attempt
US Court of Appeals upheld lower court ruling striking down government's attempt to ban controversial James Joyce novel "Ulysses"
Theodore Cole and Ralph Roe attempt to escape from the American federal prison on Alcatraz Island in San Francisco Bay; neither is ever seen again.
Failed assassination attempt on Hitler in Burgerbraukeller, Munich
Failed assassin attempt on Hitler during Smolensk-Rastenburg flight
Assassination attempt on Hitler fails
Assassination attempt on Van de Peat at Amsterdams census bureau
U.S. President Franklin Roosevelt, in an attempt to check inflation, freezes wages and prices, prohibits workers from changing jobs unless the war effort would be aided thereby, and bars rate increases to common carriers and public utilities.
Outbreak attempt in Sobibor concentration camp
Gen Rommel, Speidel & von Stulpnagel attempt to assassinate Hitler
Attempt to liberate prisoners in Amsterdam fails, John Post arrested
Adolf Hitler survives an assassination attempt led by Germany army officer Claus Von Stauffenberg.
Escape attempt at Mauthausen concentration camp
NSB-Fuhrer Rost van Tonningen makes failed suicide attempt
Hideki Tojo, Japanese PM during most of WW II, attempts suicide rather than face war crimes tribunal attempt fails, later he is hanged
Attempt made to recall Mayor Lapham (1st time in SF history)
Giants Filchock & Hapes suspended by NFL, didn't report bribe attempt
Failed assassination attempt on Shah of Persia
Collazo & Torresola attempt to kill Harry Truman in Washington, DC
Failed assassination attempt of West German Chancellor Konrad Adenauer
Boston Braves, who own Milwaukee minor league franchise, block St Louis Browns attempt to shift their franchise to Milwaukee
The Air India Kashmir Princess is bombed and crashes in a failed assassination attempt on Zhou Enlai by the Kuomintang.
The Eisenhower administration stages the first annual "Operation Alert" (OPAL) exercise, an attempt to assess the USA's preparations for a nuclear attack.
Pakistan defeat Australia by nine wickets at 1st attempt
Gangster Frank Costello escapes an assassination attempt made by rival mobsters
Assassination attempt on Indonesian president Sukarno, kills 8
1st US attempt to launch a satellite fails-Vanguard rocket blows up
French president De Gaulle escape attempt by general Massu
Failed assassination attempt on King Saif al-Islam Achmad of Yemen
1,400 Cuban exiles land in Bay of Pigs in a doomed attempt to overthrow Castro
Assassination attempt fails on Indonesian president Sukarno
Failed assassination attempt on president Nkrumah of Ghana
Luna 5 launched (USSR) 1st attempt to soft land on Moon (fails)
Assassination attempt made on Bob Marley and others during concert rehearsals in Jamaica
Evel Knievel fails in his attempt to jump Caesar's Palace Fountain
Miriam Hargrave of England passes her drivers test on 40th attempt
Failed assassination attempt on Jordanian king Hussain
In Japan, author Yukio Mishima and two compatriots commit ritualistic suicide after an unsuccessful coup attempt.
Failed attempt on King Hassan II Shirat Morocco, 101 killed
Assassination attempt on US Governor George Wallace of Alabama by Arthur Bremer in Laurel, Md
Attempt made to kidnap Princess Anne in London's Pall Mall
First Assassination attempt on US President Gerald Ford in Sacramento by Lynette Fromme in Sacramento
2nd assassination attempt on US President Gerald Ford by Sara Jane Moore fails in San Francisco
Lynette Fromme sentenced to life for attempt on US President Ford's life
Attempt for Moslem state in Chad fails
Frank Mahovlich formally retires from the NHL after a failed comeback attempt with the Detroit Red Wings
Failed assassination attempt on Iraqi vice-premier Tariq Aziz
Iraq invades Iran in an attempt to control the Shatt al-Arab waterway
"Red Right 88", trailing 14—12 with little time remaining the Browns chose to attempt an end zone pass play (Red Right 88) before trying for a game-winning field goal in the final minute, but the pass is intercepted by Raiders safety Mike Davis and Oakland wins
Pope John Paul II released from hospital after assassination attempt
John Hinckley Jr pleads innocent in attempt to kill President Reagan
In Fatima Portugal, a Spanish priest with a bayonet is stopped prior to his attempt to attack Pope John Paul II
"Snowplow Game", after a snowstorm holds both New England and Miami scoreless, Mark Henderson, a convict on work release, on order of Patriots coach Ron Meyer, clears the path for John Smith's attempt, which wins the game for the Patriots, 3-0 (the practice of using snow plows during games is later banned)
Gerry Adams, head of Sinn Féin, is seriously wounded in an assassination attempt in central Belfast.
Members of Cameroon's Republican Guard unsuccessfully attempt to overthrow the government headed by Paul Biya.
STS 41-D launch attempt scrubbed because of computer problem
Failed assassination attempt on Chilean dictator Pinochet, 5 killed
Sikhs attempt to assassinate Indian Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi
US Secretary of State Shultz narrowly escapes assassin attempt in Bolivia
Cubs & Phillies attempt to play 1st night game ever at Wrigley Field but are rained out in 4th inning with Chicago leading, 3-1
Cleveland's Chris Dudley misses 5 free throws during 1 foul attempt
Protest breaks out in Timişoara in response to an attempt by the government to evict dissident Hungarian pastor, László Tőkés.
Pittsburgh Steelers guard Terry Long treated for an apparent suicide attempt after he learned he tested positive for steroid use
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.
Battle of Mogadishu: In an attempt to capture officials of warlord Mohamed Farrah Aidid's organisation in Mogadishu, Somalia, 18 US Soldiers and about 1,000 Somalis are killed in heavy fighting.
Norwegian Finance Minister Sigbjorn Johnsen says that Norway should not lower its crude oil production in an attempt to boost world oil prices
Indians' Jose Mesa fails in save attempt after 38th consecutive saves
Eighty-four people are killed and more than 180 injured as 47,000 football fans attempt to squeeze into the 36,000-seat Estadio Mateo Flores in Guatemala City.
Assassination attempt on Uday (Iraqi's heir to Sadam Hussain)
Tajik Prest Imomali Rakhmonov wounded in assassination attempt
Failed assassination attempt on Georgian Pres Eduard Shevardnadze
"The Miss", Minnesota Viking placekicker Gary Anderson had become the first kicker in history to finish the regular season without missing a field goal or extra point attempt, but misses a field goal late in the fourth quarter of the NFC Championship Game, allowing the Atlanta Falcons to tie the game and eventually win it in overtime
The State of Arizona executes Karl LaGrand, a German national involved in an armed robbery, in spite of Germany's legal action to attempt to save him.
Attempt by passengers and crew of United Airlines Flight 93 to retake control of their hijacked plane from terrorists causes plane to crash in Pennsylvania field killing all 64 people onboard
Multinational Force in Afghanistan: Seven American Special Operations Forces soldiers are killed as they attempt to infiltrate the Shahi Kot Valley on a low-flying helicopter reconnaissance mission.
French President Jacques Chirac escapes an assassination attempt unscathed during Bastille Day celebrations.
President of Pakistan Pervez Musharaf narrowly escapes an assassination attempt.
Spanish police thwart an attempt by ETA to detonate 50 kg of explosives at 3:55 p.m. inside Madrid's busy Chamartín Station.
Islamist terrorists involved in the 11 March 2004 Madrid attacks attempt to bomb the Spanish high-speed train AVE near Madrid. Their attack is thwarted.
President of the Philippines Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo declares Proclamation 1017 placing the country in a state of emergency in attempt to subdue possible military coup.
Final contact attempt with Pioneer 10 by the Deep Space Network. No response was received.
Greece's fifth attempt to a form a coalition government fails and new June elections are scheduled
A failed attempt to rescue a French hostage in Bulo Marer, Somalia, results in 18 deaths
Total of 1563 military personnel arrested after Turkish coup attempt: official
UN rejects Russian attempt to condemn US aggression in Syria
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Aleksandr Alov, Assassination Attempt
Vladimir Naumov, Assassination Attempt
Valentin Zheleznyakov, Assassination Attempt
Jill Donohue, The Suicide Attempt
James Brady, press secretary (wounded during Reagan assassin attempt)
Fleur Chandler, A Token Attempt
Igor Kostolevskiy, Assassination Attempt
Natalya Belokhvostikova, Assassination Attempt
Ali Velshi, CNN Breaking News: Terror Attempt on U.S. Airliner
Jody Quaranta, An Attempt to Tip the Scales
Kate Bolduan, CNN Breaking News: Terror Attempt on U.S. Airliner
Adam Fazel, Attempt 15
Umar ibn al-Khattāb, Second caliph of Islam dies of injuries after assassination attempt 4 days earlier
Giuseppe [Joe] Zangara, electrocuted for assassination attempt on FDR
Berthold Schenk von Stauffenberg, attempt Hitler assassination, dies
Aleksandr Alov, Assassination Attempt
Roberto Viaux, Chilean Army General and the primary planner in two failed coup d'état attempt in Chile (b. 1917)
Fleur Chandler, A Token Attempt
Valentin Zheleznyakov, Assassination Attempt
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