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Completes - Notable Historical Events

HandelAug 30, 1751

Jeb StuartJun 15, 1862

McclellanOct 12, 1862

Richard WagnerJan 13, 1882

Henry FordDec 24, 1893

Lou GehrigSep 27, 1931

William FaulknerFeb 19, 1932

Amelia EarhartAug 25, 1932

BradmanNov 26, 1932

Thomas MannJan 4, 1943

Bob DylanJun 19, 1964

Gordie HoweApr 6, 1980

Joe MontanaNov 29, 1987

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Completes - Historical Events
Date Event
535-12-31

Byzantine General Belisarius completes the conquest of Sicily, defeating the Ostrogothic garrison of Syracuse, and ending his consulship for the year.

1079-03-06

Omar ibn Ibrahim al-Chajjam completes Jalali-calendar

1105-11-24

Rabbi Nathan ben Yehiel of Rome completes Talmudic dictionary

1542-08-23

Rabbi Joseph Caro completes his commentary of Tur Code

1580-09-26

Frances Drake completes circumnavigation of the world, sailing into Plymouth aboard the Golden Hind

1601-08-27

Olivier van Noort completes first Dutch exploration of new world

1609-04-05

Daimyo (Lord) of the Satsuma Domain in southern Kyūshū, Japan, completes his successful invasion of the Ryūkyū Kingdom in Okinawa.

1737-09-20

Runner Edward Marshall completes his journey in the Walking Purchase forcing the cession of 1.2 million acres (4,860 km²) of Lenape-Delaware tribal land to the Pennsylvania Colony.

1751-08-30

George Frederic Handel completes oratorio "Jephtha"

1772-08-21

King Gustav III completes his coup d'etat by adopting a new Constitution, ending half a century of parliamentary rule in Sweden and installing himself as an enlightened despot.

1785-01-14

Mozart completes "Dissonantenkwartet" (opus 10)

1787-08-10

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart completes his chamber piece "Eine kleine Nachtmusik"

1787-08-22

John Fitch's steamboat completes its tests, years before Fulton

1787-08-24

Wolfgang A Mozart completes his viola sonata in A, K526

1808-07-02

Simon Fraser completes his trip down Fraser R, BC, lands at Musqueam

1814-01-02

Lord Byron completes "The Corsair"

1816-01-22

Lord Byron completes "Parisina" & "Siege of Corinth"

1818-01-02

Lord Byron completes "Childe Harold's Pilgrimage" (4th canto)

1845-06-01

Homing pigeon completes 11,000 km trip (Namibia-London) in 55 days

1858-08-05

Cyrus W Field completes 1st transatlantic telegraph cable

1862-06-15

Gen Jeb Stuart completes his "ride around McClellan"

1862-06-30

Gustave Flaubert completes "Salammbo"

1862-10-12

JEB Stuart completes his "second ride around Mcclellan"

1869-05-10

Golden Spike driven, completes Promontory Pt Ut-Transcontinental RR

1876-04-18

Daniel O'Leary completes a 500 mile walk in 139 hrs 32 min

1876-04-22

Tsjaikovsky completes his "Swan Lake" ballet

1876-08-08

Dan O'Leacy completes 500 mile walk in 139h32m

1877-03-16

Charles Bannerman completes 1st Test cricket century, 165 v Eng

1877-03-17

Bill Midwinter completes Test Crickets' 1st 5-wkt haul, 5-78 v Eng

1878-08-21

Edward Pooley completes record 8 stumpings in a cricket match

1881-09-03

Anton Bruckner completes his 6th Symphony

1882-01-13

Richard Wagner completes his opera "Parsifal"

1882-08-29

Fred Spofforth completes 14-90 for match v England (7-46 & 7-44)

1892-12-20

Phileas Fogg completes around world trip, according to Verne

1893-12-24

Henry Ford completes his 1st useful gas motor

1895-04-11

Anaheim completes its new electric light system

1895-04-24

Joshua Slocum completes around-the-world voyage in 11-m boat

1895-05-17

W G Grace completes his 100th 100 v Somerset at Bristol

1895-07-16

Archie MacLaren completes cricket 424 for Lancs v Somerset at Taunton

1896-07-18

Ranjitsinhji completes 154* on Test Cricket debut v Aust, Old Trafford

1896-08-01

George Samuelson completes rowing Atlantic (NY to England)

1898-07-03

Joshua Slocum completes 1st solo circumnavigation of the globe

1903-12-12

Roger Casement completes report about abuses in Belgian Congo

1903-12-14

Reg Foster completes 287 England v Australia on Test Cricket debut

1905-01-16

Baseball outfielder Frank Huelsman completes eighth transaction in 8 months

1910-04-01

Dumitru Dan (Romania) completes a 62,137 mile (100,000 m) walk

1911-12-10

Calbraith Rogers completes 1st crossing of US by airplane (84 days)

1917-07-01

Reds' Fred Toney pitches completes doubleheader victories over Pirates

1919-05-31

NC-4 aircraft commanded by AC Read completes 1st crossing of Atlantic

1921-02-15

Arthur Mailey completes 9-121 v England, Australian Test Cricket rec

1922-05-16

White Star Liner Majestic completes 5½ day maiden voyage

1923-11-14

Kentaro Suzuki completes his ascent of Mount Iizuna.

1930-02-25

George Headley completes twin tons in Test Cricket v England (114 & 112)

1930-12-29

Fred P Newton completes longest swim ever (1826 miles), when he swam in the Mississippi River from Ford Dam, Minn, to New Orleans

1931-08-15

Ernest Lassy completes longest canoe journey without port (6,102 mi)

1931-09-27

Lou Gehrig completes his 6th straight season, playing in every game (.3486) Jim Bottomley (.3481)

1932-02-19

William Faulkner completes his novel "Light in August"

1932-08-25

Amelia Earhart completes transcontinental flight

1932-11-26

Bradman completes 10,000 runs in first-class cricket, 126 innings

1933-02-20

House of Reps completes congressional action to repeal Prohibition

1934-07-23

Bradman completes 304 at Headingley, 430 mins, 43 fours 2 sixes

1934-10-20

Richard Strauss completes his opera "Die Schweigsame Frau"

1935-03-15

George Headley completes 270 in cricket v England at Kingston

1936-04-26

Dmitri Shostakovitch completes his 4th Symphony

1936-06-01

Queen Mary completes its maiden voyage, arriving in NY

1937-12-21

O'Reilly completes 14-98 for cricket match, NSW v South Aust

1938-07-10

"Yankee Clipper" completes 1st passenger flight over Atlantic

1938-07-15

Arthur Fagg completes 244 & 202 in the same cricket game for Kent

1938-09-17

Don Budge wins US Tennis open & completes Grand Slam

1939-06-29

Dixie Clipper completes 1st commercial plane flight to Europe

1941-12-27

Siberia: Dmitri Sjostakovitsj completes his 7th Symphony

1942-11-11

During WW II Germany completes the occupation of France

1943-01-04

Thomas Mann completes his tetralogy, "Joseph & His Brothers"

1944-02-25

US 1st Army completes invasion plan

1945-04-12

Richard Strauss completes his "Metamorphosis"

1945-08-30

Dmitri Shostakovitch completes his 9th Symphony

1948-01-03

Bradman completes dual Test tons (132 & 127*) v India MCG

1949-03-02

Lucky Lady II (USAF B-50 Superfortress), completes 1st nonstop round- the-world flight at Fort Worth, Tx, covering 23,452-mis in 94 hrs

1950-07-22

Frank Worrell completes 261 v England at Trent Bridge

1952-01-01

Dmitri Shostakovitch completes his 5th string quartet

1953-10-25

Dmitri Sjostakovitch completes his 10th Symphony

1957-02-05

Dmitri Shostakovitch completes his 2nd Piano Concert

1957-04-07

Last of NY's electric trolleys completes its final run

1958-01-23

Hanif Mohammad completes 337 in 970 minutes v West Indies

1958-03-01

Sobers completes 446 stand for 2nd wicket with Conrad Hunte, 260

1958-03-19

Gary Sobers completes a century in each innings v Pakistan

1958-08-23

Marie Ashton completes playing piano a female record 133 hours

1959-01-01

Rohan Kanhai completes 256 v India at Calcutta

1959-01-11

Hanif Mohammad completes 499 for Karachi, then 1st class world record

1959-06-22

Shunryu Suzuki completes his historical Japan to SF voyage

1960-05-10

US atomic sub USS Triton completes 1st submerged circumnavigation of the globe

1960-07-06

Dr Barbara Moore completes a 3,207 mile walk from LA to NYC

1961-01-31

Kanhai completes twin tons (117 & 115) v Aust at Adelaide

1961-09-22

Antonio Albertondo (Argentina) at 42, completes 1st "double" crossing swim of English Channel in 43 hrs 10 min

1962-02-25

Mike O'Hara completes record 97th marathon

1962-07-20

Dmitri Shostakovitch completes his 13th Symphony

1962-08-22

Savannah, world's 1st nuclear-powered ship, completes maiden voyage from Yorktown, Va, to Savannah, Ga

1963-05-16

Gordon Cooper completes 22 orbits in Faith 7, ends US Proj Mercury

1963-10-27

Bob Simpson completes 359 for NSW v Qld at Gabba

1964-03-21

UCLA completes undefeated NCAA basketball season (30-0)

1964-05-28

Dmitri Shostakovitch completes his 9th String quartet

1964-06-19

Bob Dylan completes UK tour

1964-07-20

Dmitri Shostakovitch completes his 10th String quartet

1964-10-29

Bobby Simpson completes cricket century in each innings v Pakistan

1965-06-07

Gemini 4 completes 62 orbits

1965-07-09

John Edrich completes 310* v NZ in 532 minutes, 52 fours 5 sixes

1966-01-30

Dmitri Shostakovitch completes his 11th string quartet

1966-04-27

Dmitri Shostakovitch completes his 2nd cello concert

1966-06-06

Gemini 9 completes 45 orbits after rendezvous with "angry alligator"

1966-06-20

Sheila Scott completes 1st round-the-world solo flight by a woman

1967-05-28

Dmitri Shostakovitch completes his 2nd Violin concert

1968-03-11

Dmitri Shostakovitch completes his 12nd string quartet

1968-09-17

Zond 5 completes circumnavigation of Moon

1968-09-22

Zond 5 completes flight

1968-09-28

Chuck Hixson (Southern Methodist) completes 37 of record 69 passes

1969-03-02

Dmitri Shostakovitch completes his 14th Symphony

1970-02-06

Graeme Pollock completes 274 v Australia at Durban

1971-06-07

Soviet Soyuz 11 crew completes 1st transfer to orbiting Salyut

1974-03-10

Lawrence Rowe completes 302 v Eng Bridgetown, 36 fours 1 six

1974-05-17

Dmitri Shostakovitch completes his 15th String quartet

1974-07-20

Heng Yo & Heng Ju, completes 1,000 mile (SF-Seattle) pilgrimage

1974-11-05

Dmitri Shostakovitch completes Michelangelo songs

1975-07-06

Dmitri Shostakovitch completes Sonate for alto opus 147

1975-12-09

Iraq completes nationalization by taking over the BP, CFP, and Shell shares of the Basrah Petroleum Company

1976-07-20

Vietnam War: The US military completes its troop withdrawal from Thailand.

1976-10-06

John Hathaway completes 50,600 mile bicycle tour of every continent

1977-04-23

Dr Allen Bussey completes 20,302 yo-yo loops

1977-08-09

Chris Old completes a century in 37 mins, Yorks v Warwicks

1978-01-26

Frank Herbert completes his novel "Destination: Void"

1978-07-13

Walter Poenisch completes swim of 207 km from Cuba to Florida

1978-07-14

Allen Ginsburg completes "Plutonian Ode" - blocks trainload of fissile material headed for Rockwell's nuclear bomb trigger factory, Colorado

1978-08-12

Arron Marshall completes a record shower of 336 hours

1979-05-10

Vivekananda (Sri Lanka) completes nonstop cycle ride of 187 hrs, 28 min, around Vihara Maha Devi Park, Colombo, Sri Lanka [From May 2]

1979-05-25

Raul Gonzales of Mexico completes 50,000 m walk in record 3:41:38.4

1979-09-14

Theodore Coombs completes 5,193 mile roller skate from LA to NYC & back to Yates Center, Ks

1979-10-17

D Bautista of Mexico completes 20,000 m walk in record 1:20:06.8

1980-03-23

Border completes 150 in each inning of Test Cricket v Pakistan

1980-04-06

Gordie Howe completes a record 26th season

1980-07-07

Jim King completes riding Miracle Strip Roller coaster 368 hours

1980-09-21

Richard Todd of NY Jets completes 42 passes in a game (NFL record)

1981-01-11

Brit team led by Ranulph Fiennes completes longest & fastest crossing of Antarctica, reaching Scott base after 75 days (2,500 miles)

1981-07-07

The solar-powered aircraft, Solar Challenger, successfully completes a 163 mile flight across the English Channel

1982-04-25

In accordance with Camp David, Israel completes Sinai withdrawal

1982-09-22

Duleep Mendis completes twin cricket tons for Sri Lanka v India

1982-11-16

Space Shuttle Columbia completes its 1st operational flight

1983-01-02

Ken Anderson of Cincinnati completes record 20 consecutive passes

1983-06-16

Charlos Vieira completes 191 hr "nonstop" cycling in Leiria Portugal

1983-09-18

George Meegen completes 2,426d (19K mi) walk across Western Hemisphere

1983-10-31

Ron Grant completes a 217 day, 8,316 mile run around Australia

1983-12-29

Graeme Yallop completes 268 v Pakistan at cricket MCG

1984-09-18

Joe Kittinger completes 1st solo balloon crossing of Atlantic

1984-11-29

Javed Miandad completes twin Test Cricket tons, v NZ, Hyderabad

1985-03-14

Michael Secrest (US) completes 24-hr ride of 516 miles, 427 yards

1985-05-29

Amputee Steve Fonyo completes cross-Canada marathon at Victoria, British Columbia, after 14 months.

1985-10-04

Henry G Perry completes 157 day, 14,021 mile bicycle tour of Australia

1986-03-04

Border completes twin Test tons (140 & 114*) v NZ

1987-11-29

Joe Montana of 49ers completes NFL record 22 consecutive passes

1988-09-16

Javed Miandad completes 211, his 5th Test Cricket double, v Australia

1988-10-30

Jim Elliott (US) completes 24-hr paced outdoor race for 548.9 mi

1989-01-28

Boon completes 7th Test century, 149 v WI at SCG

1989-12-16

Geoff Marsh completes 355* for WA against South Australia

1991-01-28

Boon completes ninth Test century, 121 v England at Adelaide

1991-03-03

Boon completes 10th Test Cricket century, 109* v WI at Kingston

1992-01-03

Boon completes 11 Test Cricket century, 129* v India at Sydney

1992-01-06

Sachin Tendulkar completes 148* v Australia at the SCG

1992-01-28

Boon completes twelfth Test century, 135 v India at Adelaide

1993-01-05

Brian Lara completes 277 v Australia at cricket SCG

1993-06-19

Boon completes 15th Test cricket century, 164* v England at Lord's

1993-07-03

Boon completes 16th Test Cricket century, 101 at Trent Bridge

1993-07-23

Boon completes 17th Test Cricket century, 107 at Headingley

1993-11-27

Boon completes his 18th Test Cricket century (106 v NZ, Hobart)

1994-10-01

Boon completes his 19th Test century (114 v Pak, Karachi)

1994-11-05

Space probe Ulyssus completes 1st passage behind the Sun

1994-12-28

Boon completes his 20th Test Cricket century (131 v England, MCG)

1995-02-04

Dean Jones completes 324* for Victoria v South Australia

1995-02-22

Steve Fossett completes 1st air balloon over Pacific Ocean (9600 km)

1995-07-21

Brian Lara completes a pair for West Indians v Kent

1995-07-30

Lara completes 5th Test Cricket century, 145 at Old Trafford

1995-08-12

Lara completes 6th Test Cricket century, 152 at Trent Bridge

1995-08-26

Lara completes 7th Test Cricket century, 179 at The Oval

1995-09-29

US space probe Ulyssus completes 2nd passage behind Sun

1995-12-27

Boon completes his 21st Test Cricket century (110 v SL, MCG)

1997-05-28

Linda Finch completes Amelia Earhart attempted around-the-world flight

1997-10-22

Yahoo completes purchase of Four11

1998-02-26

Steven M Gluckstern completes sale of NY Islanders

1999-05-29

Space Shuttle Discovery completes the first docking with the International Space Station.

2005-04-29

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

2005-09-11

The State of Israel completes its unilateral disengagement from the Gaza Strip.

2005-09-12

Israel completes its withdrawal of all troops and settlers from the Gaza Strip.

2007-10-06

Jason Lewis completes the first human-powered circumnavigation of the globe.

2008-04-08

The construction of the world's first building to integrate wind turbines completes, in Bahrain.

2011-07-11

Neptune completes its first orbit since its discovery on September 23, 1846.

2012-06-06

The Solar Impulse completes the world's first intercontinental flight powered by the sun

2012-08-12

The 2012 Summer Olympics closing ceremony completes the games

2012-12-17

NASA completes a successful mission to map the Moon's gravity field

2013-01-28

Iran's Pishgam rocket successfully completes a return trip of sending a monkey into space

2016-05-03

Leicester City Completes Rise by Clinching Premier League Title

2016-07-25

Tour de France 2016: Chris Froome completes third race victory

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