Constantinople (Byzantium) becomes capital of Roman Empire
Roman Emperor Julian defeats the Sassanid army in the Battle of Ctesiphon, under the walls of the Sassanid capital, but is unable to take the city.
Byzantine Emperor Zeno is forced to flee his capital at Constantinople.
Roman general Orestes forces western Roman Emperor Julius Nepos to flee his capital city, Ravenna.
Byzantine General Belisarius enters Rome while the Ostrogothic garrison peacefully leaves the city, returning the old capital to its empire.
Abbasid Arabs and Uyghur Turks arrive simultaneously at Chang'an, the Tang Chinese capital, in order to offer tribute to the imperial court. The Arabs and Turks bicker and fight over diplomatic prominence at the gate, in order to present tribute before the other. A settlement is reached when both are allowed to enter at the same time, but through two different gates to the palace.
Bögü, Khan of the Uyghurs, conquers Lo-Yang, capital of the Chinese Empire.
Tibetan troops occupy Chang'an, the capital of the Chinese Tang Dynasty, for fifteen days.
Emperor Kanmu relocates Japanese capital to Heiankyo (now Kyoto).
the lama Deshin Shekpa visits the Ming Dynasty capital at Nanjing. He is awarded with the title Great Treasure Prince of Dharma.
Alfonso de Albuquerque of Portugal conquers Malacca, the capital of the Sultanate of Malacca.
Ottoman Turks under Suleiman the Magnificent capture Buda, the capital of the Hungarian Kingdom. Dominate central Hungary for 150 years
Francis Xavier reaches Old Goa, the capital of Portuguese India at the time.
The city of Salvador da Bahia, the first capital of Brazil, is founded.
Don Diego de Losada founds the city of Santiago de Leon de Caracas, modern-day Caracas, the capital city of Venezuela.
Russo-Polish War (1654-1667): the Russian army enters the capital of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania, Vilnius, which it holds for six years.
King Taksin crowned King of Thailand and establishes Thonburi as his capital.
Annapolis Maryland, becomes US capital (until June 1784)
NY City becomes 1st capital of US
Chinese troops occupy capital Thang Long Vietnam
Chinese troops driven out of Vietnam capital Thang Long
Washington supersedes Philadelphia as US capital
The capital of Upper Canada is moved from Newark to York.
Albany replaces NYC as capital of NY
Washington DC established as capital of US
A British military force, under Brig-Gen. Sir Samuel Auchmuty captures the city of Montevideo, then part of the Spanish Empire now capital of Uruguay.
Michigan is 1st state to abolish capital punishment
Olympia forms as capital of Washington Territory
Queen Victoria chooses Ottawa as new capital of Canada
War of Reform (Mexico); Liberals establish capital at Vera Cruz
Richmond, Va, is named the capital of the Confederacy
Richmond, Va, is designated Confederate Capital
Bucharest proclaimed capital of Romania.
Belle Boyd released from Old Capital Prison in Washington, DC
Boise, Idaho founded (now capital of Idaho)
Helena, Montana's capital, founded
CSA President Jefferson Davis flees Confederate capital of Richmond, VA
Union forces occupy Confederate capital of Richmond Va & Petersberg
The capital of New Zealand moves from Auckland to Wellington
Toronto becomes capital of Ontario
Second Chamber of the Dutch Parliament abolishes capital punishment in The Netherlands
Dutch 1st Chamber abolishes Capital punishment (20-18)
Italy annexes Rome & Papal States; Rome made Italian capital
Rival cities of Buda & Pest unite to form the capital of Hungary
Brisbane receives a daily rainfall of 465 millimetres (18.3 inches), a record for any Australian capital city.
Yukon Territory of Canada organized, Dawson chosen as capital
The Australian Premiers' Conference held in Melbourne decides to locate Australia's capital (Canberra) between Sydney and Melbourne.
British troops occupy Bloemfontein, capital of the Orange Free State
Paul Kruger, President of the Boer Republic of South Africa, flees its capital, Pretoria, and goes to Watervalboven to evade the advancing British.
Pretoria, capital of the Boer Republic of South Africa, falls to the British led by General Buller
British battleship HMS Dreadnought launched after only 100 days, renders all other capital ships obsolete with revolutionary design
Delhi replaces Calcutta as the capital of India.
Foundation stone of the Australian capital in Canberra laid
Lemburg capital of Galicia, is taken after a three-day battle in which the Russians rout the Austrians
Battle of Segale: Negus Mikael, marching on the Ethiopian capital in support of his son Emperor Iyasus V, is defeated by Fitawrari abte Giyorgis, securing the throne for Empress Zauditu.
Finnish Civil War: Rebels seized control of the capital, Helsinki, and members of the Senate of Finland go underground.
Moscow becomes capital of revolutionary Russia
Tbilisi, capital of the Democratic Republic of Georgia, occupied by Bolshevist Russia.
Sweden abolished capital punishment
Angora (Ankara) becomes Turkey's capital
Norway's capital Christiania changes name to Oslo
Canberra replaces Melbourne as the capital of Australia
New Delhi becomes capital of India
New Delhi replaces Calcutta as capital of British-Indies
Congress approves "Lindbergh Act" making kidnapping a capital offense
Knesset votes to transfer Israel's capital to Jerusalem
Israeli Knesset resolves Jerusalem is capital of Israel
UN troops in Korean War recapture South Korean capital of Seoul
UN forces entered Pyongyang, capital of North Korea
Indonesian troops reconquer Ambonese capital Ambon
Babe Didrikson-Zaharias wins LPGA National Capital Golf Open
Cardiff is proclaimed the capital city of Wales
Brasilia becomes capital of Brazil
Islamabad declared as the federal capital of the Government of Pakistan.
Capital records signs right of 1st refusal agreement with Beatles
Yellowknife replaces Ottawa as capital of NW Territories, Canada
Capital Centre (USAir Arena) in Washington DC opens
Ron Lalonde scores the 1st hat trick by a Washington Capital
UN Security Council condemns (14-0, US abstains) Israeli declaration that all of Jersualem is its capital
Premier Queddei troops conquers Chad capital N'djamena
Assemblée Nationale votes to abolish capital punishment in France.
Abolition of capital punishment in France.
TA launches 5 year capital program to overhaul NYC subway system
Zimbabwe capital Salisbury renamed Harare
Habres rebel army occupies capital of Chad, N'djamena
Capital punishment: Velma Barfield becomes the first woman executed in the United States since 1962.
Capital Cities Communications Inc acquires ABC
Dino Ciccarelli sets Washington Capital record of 7 pts in a game
"Capital News" starring Lloyd Bridges premieres on ABC-TV
The Dalai Lama unveils the Canadian Tribute to Human Rights in Canada's capital city of Ottawa.
A gigantic statue of Albania's long-time dictator, Enver Hoxha, is brought down in the Albanian capital, Tirana, by mobs of angry protesters.
Kuwaiti resistance leaders declare they have control of their capital
The German parliament decides to move the capital from Bonn back to Berlin.
In Afghanistan, the Taliban capture the capital city Kabul after driving out President Burhanuddin Rabbani and executing former leader Mohammad Najibullah.
US Naval Academy cadet Diane Zamora, 20, convicted of capital murder
While en route from Adana to Ankara, a Turkish Airlines flight with a crew of 6 and 33 passengers is hijacked by a Kurdish militant who orders the pilot to fly to Switzerland. The plane instead lands in Ankara after the pilot tricked the hijacker into thinking that he was landing in the Bulgarian capital of Sofia to refuel.
Capital punishment in the United Kingdom, already abolished for murder, is completely abolished for all remaining capital offences.
Allen Lee Davis is executed by electrocution by the state of Florida, the last use of the electric chair for capital punishment in Florida.
President Kim Dae Jung of South Korea meets Kim Jong-il, leader of North Korea, for the beginning of the first ever inter-Korea summit, in the northern capital of Pyongyang.
Historic National Prayer Service held at Washington National Cathedral for victims of the September 11 attacks. A similar service is held in Canada on Parliament Hill, the largest vigil ever held in the nation's capital.
War in Afghanistan: Afghan Northern Alliance fighters takeover the capital Kabul.
A car bomb explodes in the Indonesian capital of Jakarta outside the Marriott Hotel killing 12 and injuring 150.
Capital punishment is declared unconstitutional in New York
Black Friday crackdown by NSS on a peaceful protest in the capital city of Maldives, Malé.
The military junta ruling Burma officially named Naypyidaw, a new city in Mandalay Division, as the new capital. Yangon had formerly been the nation's capital.
2007 Algiers bombings: Two bombings in the Algerian capital of Algiers, kills 33 people and wounds a further 222 others.
Georgia launches a military offensive to surround and capture the capital of South Ossetia, Tskhinvali, from Russian control, starting the South Ossetia War.
HM Treasury infused £37 billion ($64 billion, 47 billion euros) of new capital-bailout into Royal Bank of Scotland Group Plc, Lloyds TSB and HBOS Plc, to avert a financial sector collapse.
Earthquake occurs in Haiti killing 230,000 and destroying the majority of the capital Port-au-Prince
The Nobel Prize is reduced by 20% to prevent any future undermining of capital
Explosion in Turkish Capital Kills at Least 27, Officials Say
Building Collapses in Kenyan Capital, Killing at Least 10
Ten killed in suicide attack near Afghan capital
23 Dead After Ferry Catches Fire Near Indonesia's Capital
At least 5 dead as magnitude-8.1 earthquake rocks southern Mexico, felt in capital
Saudi Arabia condemns Trump decision to recognize Jerusalem as capital of Israel
Middle East protests erupt after Trump recognizes Jerusalem as Israel's capital
Suicide bomber kills 6 in Afghan capital
Large explosion in Afghan capital kills young girl, wounds 6
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Scheel Vandel, Capital Execution
Francesca Nathansen, Capital Execution
Victor Betzonich, Capital Execution
Erik Lindahl, Swedish economist (Theory of Money & Capital)
Eric J. Hobsbawm, Alexandria, Sultanate of Egypt, Marxist historian (The Age of Revolution; Capital; and Empire), (d. 2012)
Román Chalbaud, Pandemonium, the Hell's Capital City
Francisco Cuoco, Pecado Capital
Michael Milken, Los Angeles California, partner (Intl Capital Access Group)
Joseph C. Wilson, Vice Chairman of Jarch Capital, LLC
Stan Lane, WCW/NWA Capital Combat
Bebo Storti, Human Capital
Tommy Rich, WCW/NWA Capital Combat
Fabrizio Bentivoglio, Human Capital
Mike Shaw, WCW/NWA Capital Combat
Silvia Cohen, Human Capital
Fê Lemos, Acústico MTV: Capital Inicial
Emmanuel Chain, Capital
Renato Gaúcho, Pecado Capital
Paolo Virzì, Human Capital
Willie Degel, Culinary Capital
Jin Ryu, Capital Scandal
Ricardo Martins, Pecado Capital
Nigel Mitchell, Quizmania and Capital Disney presenter
Paul Murthwaite, Capital City
Augusto González Polo, Capital (Todo el mundo va a Buenos Aires)
Rob Woods, Murder Capital
Rosario Barbera, Human Capital
Natalie Boll, Rampage: Capital Punishment
Ratnesh N. Mehra, The Capital Forum
Bacarri Rambo, 2013 Capital One Bowl
Jason Montgomery, Murder Capital
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