History Hop Tags - Defeat

Defeat - Notable Historical Events

Julius CaesarJul 10, -48

Mark AntonySep 2, -31

SaladinNov 25, 1177

Richard IJul 12, 1191

Genghis KhanMay 31, 1223

Edward IIIAug 26, 1346

Hernán CortésJul 7, 1520

Samuel de ChamplainJun 19, 1610

Battle of ChotusitzMay 17, 1742

NapoleonApr 21, 1796

Arthur WellesleyAug 21, 1808

José de San MartínMar 16, 1818

William T. ShermanDec 29, 1862

Louis RielMar 26, 1885

William McKinleyNov 6, 1900

John HeismanOct 7, 1916

NimitzJun 7, 1942

FDRNov 22, 1943

Winston ChurchillJul 26, 1945

Nolan RyanJun 14, 1989

Jimmy JohnsonNov 23, 1989

Derek JeterOct 26, 2000

Anna KournikovaOct 12, 2008

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Defeat - Historical Events
Date Event
2492

Traditional date of the defeat of Bel by Hayk, progenitor and founder of the Armenian nation.

480

Greco-Persian Wars: Battle of Artemisium - Persian naval victory over the Greeks in an engagement fought near promontory on the north coast of Euboea. Greek fleet holds its own against the Persians in three days of fighting but withdraws upon news of the defeat at Thermopylae.

218

Second Punic War: Battle of the Trebia - Hannibal's Carthaginian forces defeat those of the Roman Republic.

215

A temple is built on the Capitoline Hill dedicated to Venus Erycina to commemorate the Roman defeat at Lake Trasimene.

168

Battle of Pydna: Romans under Lucius Aemilius Paullus defeat and capture Macedonian King Perseus, ending the Third Macedonian War.

105

Battle of Arausio: The Cimbri inflict the heaviest defeat on the Roman army of Gnaeus Mallius Maximus.

48

Battle of Dyrrhachium: Julius Caesar barely avoids a catastrophic defeat to Pompey in Macedonia.

31

Final war of the Roman Republic: Battle of Actium - off the western coast of Greece, forces of Octavian defeat troops under Mark Antony and Cleopatra.

BC
AD
524-06-25

Battle of Vézeronce, the Franks defeat the Burgundians.

711-07-19

Muslim forces under Tariq ibn Ziyad defeat the Visigoths led by their king Roderic.

1016-10-18

Danes defeat Saxons at Battle of Assandun (Ashingdon)

1066-10-14

Battle of Hastings, Duke William of Normandy and Norman army defeat English forces of Harold II

1097-07-01

1st Crusaders defeat Sultan Kilidj Arslan of Nicea

1098-02-10

Crusaders defeat Prince Redwan of Aleppo at Antioch

1098-06-28

Fighters of the First Crusade defeat Kerbogha of Mosul.

1147-10-25

Seljuk Turks defeat German crusaders under Conrad III at the Battle of Dorylaeum.

1177-11-25

Baldwin IV of Jerusalem and Raynald of Chatillon defeat Saladin at the Battle of Montgisard.

1191-07-12

English King Richard I / the Lionheart & Crusaders defeat Saracens in Palestine

1217-05-20

The Second Battle of Lincoln is fought near Lincoln, England, resulting in the defeat of Prince Louis of France by William Marshal, 2nd Earl of Pembroke.

1223-05-31

Mongol invasion of the Cumans: Battle of the Kalka River - Mongol armies of Genghis Khan lead by Subutai defeat Kievan Rus and Cumans.

1236-09-22

The Lithuanians and Semigallians defeat the Livonian Brothers of the Sword in Battle of Šiauliai.

1241-04-09

Battle of Liegnitz - Mongol armies defeat Poles & Germans

1298-07-22

English defeat Scots at Battle of Falkirk

1302-07-11

Battle of the Golden Spurs (Guldensporenslag in Dutch) near Kortrijk, Belgium. Flemish coalition defeat French army

1340-10-30

Battle of Rio Salado Battle (or Tarifa): King Afonso IV of Portugal and King Alfonso XI of Castile defeat Sultan Abu al-Hasan 'Ali of Morocco and Yusuf I of Granada, last Marīnids invasion of Iberian Peninsula

1346-08-26

Battle of Crécy, south of Calais in northern France; Edward III's English longbows defeat Philip VI's army, cannons used for first time in battle

1356-09-19

English forces under The Black Prince defeat French at Battle of Poitiers and capture the French King during the Hundred Years War

1363-10-04

End of the Battle of Lake Poyang; the Chinese rebel forces of Zhu Yuanzhang defeat that of his rival, Chen Youliang, in one of the largest naval battles in history.

1364-09-29

Battle of Auray, English forces defeat French in Brittany

1385-08-14

Portuguese defeat Castilians at Aljubarrota, retain independence

1388-04-09

Battle of Näfels; Glarius Swiss defeat Habsburg (Austrian) army

1389-02-24

Battle at Falköping: Danes defeat King Albert of Sweden

1389-06-15

Battle of Kosovo; Turks defeat Serbs

1389-06-28

Ottomans defeat Serbian army in the bloody Battle of Kosovo, opening the way for the Ottoman conquest of Southeastern Europe (see Vidovdan).

1410-07-15

Battle of Grunwald (2nd Battle of Tannenburg), one of the largest battles of medieval Europe, during Poland-Lithuanian Teutonic War. Polish King Władysław Jagiełło (Jogaila) and Lithuanian Grand Duke Vytautas led defeat against Teutonic Ulrich von Jungingen

1415-10-25

Battle of Agincourt: Henry V's forces defeat larger French army and the longbow defeats the armoured knight

1450-04-15

French defeat English at Battle of Formigny in 100 Years' War

1453-10-19

2nd Battle at Castillon: French forces defeat beats the English, end of The Hundred Years' War

1461-02-02

2nd battle of St Alban's-Lancastrian defeat Yorkists

1485-08-22

Battle of Bosworth Field - Henry Tudor's forces defeat English King Richard III during last battle War of the Roses

1493-09-09

Battle of Krbava field, a decisive defeat of Croats in Croatian struggle against the Ottoman Empire invasion.

1497-06-17

Battle of Deptford Bridge - forces under King Henry VII soundly defeat Cornish rebels led by Michael An Gof.

1512-04-11

Battle of Ravenna: French forces under Gaston de Foix defeat Holy League in a major battle of the Italian Wars

1513-09-09

Battle of Flodden Fields; English defeat James IV of Scotland

1513-10-07

Battle of La Motta: Spanish troops under Ramón de Cardona defeat the Venetians.

1514-09-08

Battle of Orsha: Polish/Lithuania army defeat the Russian army

1516-10-28

Battle of Yaunis Khan: Turkish forces under the Grand Vizier Sinan Pasha defeat the Mameluks near Gaza.

1520-07-07

Battle of Otumba Mexico: Hernán Cortés and the Tlaxcalans defeat a numerically superior Aztec force

1541-07-09

Estevão da Gama departs Massawa, leaving behind 400 matchlock men and 150 slaves under his brother Christovão da Gama, with orders to help the Emperor of Ethiopia defeat Ahmad ibn Ibrihim al-Ghazi who has invaded his Empire.

1558-07-13

Battle of Gravelines: In France, Spanish forces led by Count Lamoral of Egmont defeat the French forces of Marshal Paul des Thermes at Gravelines.

1576-11-04

Eighty Years' War: In Flanders, Spanish defeat Walloon and captures Antwerp (after three days the city was nearly destroyed).

1578-08-04

Battle of Alcazarquivir, Moroccans defeat Portuguese, 10,000 killed

1593-06-22

Battle of Sisak: Allied Christian troops defeat the Turks.

1598-12-21

Battle of Curalaba: The revolting Mapuche, led by cacique Pelentaru, inflict a major defeat on Spanish troops in southern Chile; all Spanish cities south of the Biobio river are eventually taken by the Mapuches, and all conquest of Mapuche territories by Europeans practically ceases, until the 1870s "Pacification of Araucania".

1610-06-19

Samuel de Champlain and his French army defeat the Mohawk people at the Battle of Sorel in New France, present-day Sorel-Tracy, Quebec

1632-04-15

Battle of Rain; Swedes under Gustavus Adolphus defeat Count Tilly of the Holy Roman Empire during the Thirty Years' War.

1634-09-06

Battle at Nordlingen ends in Swedish/protestant German defeat

1644-07-02

Battle of Marston Moor, North Yorkshire: Parliamentary forces under Lords Fairfax and Manchester defeat royalists led by Prince Rupert

1645-08-03

Battle of Allersheim: French defeat Bavarians

1647-08-08

The Irish Confederate Wars and Wars of the Three Kingdoms: Battle of Dungans Hill - English Parliamentary forces defeat Irish forces.

1653-02-20

Defeat of Dutch fleet under Adm Van Tromp by Adm Blake off Portsmouth

1673-11-11

Second Battle of Khotyn in the Ukraine, Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth forces under the command of Jan Sobieski. defeat the Ottoman army. In this battle, rockets of Kazimierz Siemienowicz were successfully used.

1679-06-01

The Scottish Covenanters defeat John Graham of Claverhouse at the Battle of Drumclog.

1683-07-16

Manchu/Chinese Qing Dynasty naval forces under commander Shi Lang defeat the Kingdom of Tungning in the Battle of Penghu near the Pescadores Islands.

1683-09-12

Austro-Ottoman War: Battle of Vienna - several European armies join forces to defeat the Ottoman Empire.

1689-07-27

Battle of Killicrankie: Jacobite Scottish Highlanders under Viscount Dundee defeat royalist force under General MacKay

1690-07-10

Battle of Beachy Head - French fleet defeat Anglo-Dutch fleet under Cornelis Evertsen

1692-07-24

French defeat William III of England at Steinkirk (Enghein)

1707-04-25

Battle of Almansa; Franco-Spanish forces defeat British and Portuguese

1709-07-08

Battle of Poltava; Russians defeat Swedes

1716-08-05

Battle of Petrovaradin/Peterwardein: Habsburgs under Eugene of Savoy defeat the Turks in a decisive victory

1736-05-26

Battle of Ackia (La), British & Chickasaw Indians defeat French

1742-05-17

Battle of Chotusitz: Frederick II and Prussia defeat the Austrians

1744-09-30

France and Spain defeat the Kingdom of Sardinia at the Battle of Madonna dell'Olmo.

1746-01-17

Battle of Falkirk Muir, the Jacobites under Charles Stuart defeat Hanoverian forces.

1746-04-16

Battle of Culloden, the last battle on British soil: Royalist troops under the Duke of Cumberland defeat the Jacobite army.

1757-05-06

Battle of Prague: Frederick II of Prussia's forces defeat Austrian army

1758-06-23

Seven Years' War: Battle of Krefeld - British forces defeat French troops at Krefeld in Germany.

1760-01-09

Afghans defeat Marathas in battle of Barari Ghat

1763-08-05

Pontiac's War: Battle of Bushy Run - British forces led by Henry Bouquet defeat Chief Pontiac's Indians at Bushy Run.

1776-08-27

British defeat Americans in Battle of Long Island

1777-08-16

Americans defeat British in Battle of Bennington, Vt

1780-08-16

British decisively defeat Americans in Battle of Camden, SC

1781-08-30

French fleet of 24 ships under Comte de Grasse defeat British under Admiral Graves at battle of Chesapeake Capes in American Revolutionary War

1781-09-05

Battle of Virginia Capes, French defeat British, trap Cornwallis

1787-10-01

Russians under Suvorov defeat the Turks at Kinburn.

1792-09-20

French defeat Prussians at Valmy

1793-12-26

Battle of Geisberg: French defeat Austrians.

1794-03-28

Allies under the prince of Coburg defeat French forces at Le Cateau.

1796-04-21

Napoleon and the French defeat the Piedmontese at Battle of Mondovi

1800-01-08

Austrians defeat French in 2nd battle of Novi

1803-11-18

Battle of Vertieres, in which Haitians defeat French

1808-08-21

Battle of Vimeiro: British and Portuguese forces led by General Arthur Wellesley defeat French force under Major-General Jean-Andoche Junot near the village of Vimeiro, Portugal, the first Anglo-Portuguese victory of the Peninsular War.

1809-01-16

Peninsular War: The British defeat the French at the Battle of Corunna

1809-04-20

Napoleon I and French forces defeat Austria at Battle of Abensberg, Bavaria

1811-05-16

Peninsular War: Allies defeat French at Albuera

1813-06-24

Battle of Beaver Dam - British & Indian forces defeat US forces

1813-10-05

Battle of Thames in Canada; Americans defeat British

1814-07-05

Americans defeat British & Canadians at Chippewa, Ontario

1814-07-25

Battle of Niagara Falls (Lundy's Lane); Americans defeat British

1814-08-01

Belgian King Willem I accepts blame in Southern defeat

1814-09-11

Begun on the 6th Sept, Americans defeat British at Battle of Plattsburgh during War of 1812

1814-10-01

Opening of the Congress of Vienna, intended to redraw the Europe's political map after the defeat of Napoléon Bonaparte the previous spring.

1814-11-01

Congress of Vienna opens to re-draw the European political map after the defeat of France, in the Napoleonic Wars.

1815-07-15

Napoleon surrenders to Captain Frederick Maitland of HMS Bellerophon at Rochefort after his earlier defeat at the Battle of Waterloo

1815-11-20

2nd Peace of Paris: France & allies after 2nd defeat and abdication of Napoleon Bonaparte.

1818-03-16

Second Battle of Cancha Rayada - Spanish forces defeat Chileans under José de San Martín.

1821-05-08

Greek War of Independence: the Greeks defeat the Turks in Gravia.

1821-06-19

Decisive defeat of the Greek revolutionary society Philikí Etaireía by the Ottomans at Drăgăşani (in Wallachia).

1823-07-02

Bahia Independence Day: the end of Portuguese rule in Brazil, with the final defeat of the Portuguese crown loyalists in the province of Bahia.

1824-01-21

Ashantis defeat British at Accra, West Africa

1824-01-22

Ashantis defeat British forces in the Gold Coast.

1826-06-21

Maniots defeat Egyptians under Ibrahim Pasha in the Battle of Vergas.

1828-08-27

The Russians defeat the Turks at the Battle of Akhalzic.

1831-02-20

Polish revolutionaries defeat Russians in battle of Growchow

1832-08-02

Battle of Bad Axe, Wisconsin: 1,300 Illinois militia defeat Sauk & Fox Native Americans ending the Black Hawk War in the US

1837-12-25

Battle of Okeechobee-US forces defeat Seminole Indians

1846-02-10

British defeat Sikhs in battle of Sobraon, India

1846-06-19

First offically recognised baseball game (played by Cartwright Rules) - NY Nines 23 defeat Knickerbockers 1 at Hoboken, New Jersey

1847-09-08

US under Gen Scott defeat Mexicans at Battle of Molino del Rey

1848-09-29

Battle of Pákozd: Hungarian forces defeat Croats at Pákozd; the first battle of the War of Independence.

1849-03-29

Great Britain formally annexs Punjab after defeat of Sikhs in India

1854-09-20

Battle of the Alma: first major battle of Crimean War. British and French alliance defeat the Russians

1854-11-05

Crimean War: British & French defeat Russian force of 50,000 at Inkerman

1856-09-14

Battle of San Jacinto at Hacienda San Jacinto, Nicaraguan forces defeat American filibusters

1858-04-15

Battle of Azimghur, Mexicans defeat Spanish loyalists

1862-08-29

Battle of Aspromonte; Italian royal forces defeat rebels

1862-10-14

Excelsiors defeat Unions of Morrisania 13-9

1862-12-29

Battle of Chichasaw Bayou: confederate armies defeat General William T. Sherman

1863-06-15

2nd battle at Winchester Va, ends in Federal defeat; 1350 casualities

1863-09-21

Union forces retreat to Chattanooga after defeat at Chickamauga

1864-04-29

Battle of Gate Pa (Pukehinahina): 1,700 British troops suffer their worst defeat of the New Zealand Wars at the hands of 230 entrenched Maori warriors in Tauranga, leaving 31 British troops dead and 80 wounded. Maori losses were 25 killed and an unknown number wounded.

1868-04-10

British defeat King of Abyssinia at Magdala

1869-03-14

Defeat of Maori leader Titokowaru in New Zealand.

1870-09-04

The Third French Republic proclaimed as French overthrow Emperor Napoleon III (who ironically was the elected president of the Second French Republic) after his defeat by Prussia at Sedan

1873-01-17

A group of Modoc warriors defeat the United States Army in the First Battle of the Stronghold, a part of the Modoc War.

1876-11-25

Indian Wars: In retaliation for the American defeat at the Battle of the Little Bighorn, United States Army troops sack Chief Dull Knife's sleeping Cheyenne village at the headwaters of the Powder River.

1877-06-17

Indian Wars: Battle of White Bird Canyon - the Nez Perce defeat the US Cavalry at White Bird Canyon in the Idaho Territory.

1878-05-27

Australians Cricket 41 & 12-1 defeat MCC 33 & 19

1882-06-06

The Shewan forces of Menelik defeat the Gojjame army in the Battle of Embabo. The Shewans capture Negus Tekle Haymanot of Gojjam, and heir victory leads to a Shewan hegemony over the territories south of the Abay River.

1883-11-10

Toronto Argonauts defeat Ottawa FC 9-7, for 1st ORFU Championship

1885-03-26

Louis Riel's forces defeat Canadian forces at Duck Lake, Sask

1885-11-12

Montreal & Britannia Football Clubs (QRFU) defeat Ontario Combined Team (ORFU) 3-0 in CRFU Championship game

1896-01-16

Defeat of Cymru Fydd at South Wales Liberal Federation AGM, Newport, Monmouthshire.

1897-02-17

Emilio Aguinaldo and a group of katipuneros defeat Spanish forces led by General Camilo de Polavieja at the Battle of Zapote Bridge in Cavite

1900-09-13

Filipino resistance fighters defeat a small American column in the Battle of Pulang Lupa, during the Philippine-American War.

1900-09-17

Philippine-American War: Filipinos under Juan Cailles defeat Americans under Colonel Benjamin F. Cheatham at Mabitac.

1900-11-06

Republican President William McKinley and his Vice President, Theodore Roosevelt, defeat Democrats' William Jennings Bryan in the US elections

1900-12-23

As American forces defeat the Filipino insurgents and impose civil authority, some Filipinos form a Federal Party with a platform recognizing US sovereignty

1901-01-09

NSW (918) defeat S Australia (157 & 156) by innings & 605

1904-03-28

Japanese troops advance in Korea, defeat the Russians at Chengiu, and capture the town

1904-08-10

Japanese fleet defeat Russians off Port Arthur

1908-11-22

1st US-Japanese baseball game Reach All-Americans defeat Waseda U, 5-0

1912-08-22

England defeat Australia to win the Triangular Tournament

1912-10-05

Red Sox defeat A's 3-0 for then AL record 105th win

1914-08-24

Battle at Bergen: Germans defeat Belgian/British troops

1914-10-21

Battle of Warsaw ends with German defeat

1915-01-04

Trans-Caucausus Russian defeat Turkish troops

1915-09-28

Battle of Kut-el-Amara: British defeat Turks in Mesopotamia

1916-10-07

Georgia Tech, coached by John Heisman, defeat Cumberland 222-0, the most lopsided score in the history of college football

1916-12-15

French defeat Germans in WW I Battle of Verdun

1916-12-23

World War I: Battle of Magdhaba - Allied forces defeat Turkish forces in Egypt's Sinai peninsula.

1918-11-09

Kaiser Wilhelm II abdicates after German defeat in WW I

1919-08-13

Man o'War's only defeat (Upset wins at Saratoga)

1920-08-25

Russia suffers a decisive defeat in the battle of Warsaw against Poland

1922-05-23

Harry Greb gave Gene Tunney his only professional boxing defeat

1923-10-23

Giants defeat Balt Orioles 9-0 to benefit former Giants owner John Day

1924-11-29

12th CFL Grey Cup: Queen's University defeat Toronto Balmy Beach, 11-3

1925-06-15

Phila As go into bottom of 8th inning trailing 15-4, then score 13 times to defeat Cleveland 17-15

1928-08-03

Ray Barbuti saves US team from defeat in Amsterdam Olympics track events by winning 400 m (47.8 sec)

1930-12-06

18th CFL Grey Cup: Toronto Balmy Beach defeat Regina Roughriders, 11-6

1930-12-14

NY Giants defeat Notre Dame 22-0 in a charity game

1931-01-10

Phila Quakers defeat Montreal, ends NHL-record 15-game losing streak

1934-02-16

Austrian Civil War ends with the defeat of the Social Democrats and the Republican Schutzbund.

1934-07-31

St Louis Cards defeat Cin Reds 8-6 in 18 innings, pitchers Dizzy Dean & Tony Freitos go the distant

1934-12-09

NY Giants defeat Chicago Bears 30-13 for NFL championship

1941-03-24

British troops defeat British Somalia

1941-11-29

29th CFL Grey Cup: Winn Blue Bombers defeat Ottawa Rough Riders, 18-16

1942-03-01

3 day Battle of Java Sea ends, US suffers a major naval defeat

1942-05-30

Satchel Paige pitches 5 innings to defeat Dizzy Dean All-Stars 8-1

1942-06-04

Battle of Midway begins; Japan's 1st major defeat in WW II

1942-06-07

Battle of Midway ends: Adm Nimitz wins 1st WW II naval defeat of Japan

1942-12-13

Washington Redskins defeat Chic Bears 14-6, to win NFL title

1943-07-12

WWII: Battle of Prokhorovka - Russians defeat German forces in one of the largest ever tank battles

1943-07-13

Greatest tank battle in history ends with Russia's defeat of Germany at Kursk, almost 6,000 tanks take part, 2,900 were lost by Germany

1943-07-23

Battle of Koersk, USSR ends in Nazi defeat (6,000 tanks)

1943-11-22

FDR, Churchill & Chiang Kai-shek meet to discuss ways to defeat Japan

1943-11-27

31st CFL Grey Cup: Hamilton Flying Wildcats defeat Winn Bombers, 23-14

1944-06-19

World War II: First day of the 2 day Battle of the Philippine Sea, US naval forces defeat Japanese fleet

1944-09-28

Battle of Arnhem, Germans defeat British airborne in Netherlands

1944-11-25

32nd CFL Grey Cup: Montreal HMCS defeat Hamilton Flying Wildcats, 7-6

1945-06-21

US defeat Japanese forces on Okinawa during WW II

1945-07-26

Winston Churchill resigns as Britain's Prime Minister after election defeat

1945-08-22

England defeat Aust Services by 6 wkts in 5th Victory Test Cricket

1946-05-22

Yankees turn triple-play & defeat Tigers 5-3

1948-11-27

36th CFL Grey Cup: Calgary Stampeders defeat Ottawa Rough Riders, 12-7

1949-11-26

37th CFL Grey Cup: Montreal Alouettes defeat Calgary Stampeders, 28-15

1951-08-24

Bill Veeck's "Fans Managers' Night", Browns defeat A's 5-3; Browns coaches hold up placards for fans to vote on

1951-12-25

West Indies defeat Australia by 6 wkts on 3rd day of 3rd Test Cricket

1956-10-03

Sal Maglie & Dodgers defeat Yanks 6-3 in opening game of World Series

1956-10-17

Pakistan defeat Australia by nine wickets at 1st attempt

1957-09-24

Brooklyn Dodgers play last game at Ebbets Field, defeat Pirates 2-0

1958-11-29

46th CFL Grey Cup: Winn Blue Bombers defeat Hamilton Tiger-Cats, 35-28

1960-07-30

1st AFL preseason game Boston Patriots defeat Bills in Buffalo (28-7)

1964-09-12

1st football game at Shea Stadium, Jets defeat Denver 30-6

1965-11-27

53rd CFL Grey Cup: Hamilton Tiger-Cats defeat Winn Blue Bombers, 22-16

1966-11-27

In highest-scoring NFL game, Wash Redskins defeat NY Giants 72-41

1967-11-12

Packers' Travis Williams returns 2 kickoffs for TDs against Browns, setting largest margin of Browns defeat (48), winning 55-7

1968-01-20

The Houston Cougars defeat the UCLA Bruins 71-69 to win the Game of the Century.

1968-11-30

56th CFL Grey Cup: Ottawa Rough Riders defeat Calgary Stampeder, 24-21

1970-03-21

Vinko Bogataj crashes during a ski-jumping championship in Germany; his image becomes that of the "agony of defeat guy" in the opening credits of ABC's Wide World of Sports.

1970-11-28

58th CFL Grey Cup: Montreal Alouettes defeat Calgary Stampeders, 23-10

1971-11-21

Indian troops partly aided by Mukti Bahini (Bengali guerrillas) defeat the Pakistan army in the Battle of Garibpur.

1972-12-23

"Immaculate Reception" Steelers turns around a 7-6 defeat with a last second touchdown reception against Raiders to win 13-7

1974-08-25

LA Aztecs defeat Miami Toros to win NASL cup

1974-12-05

Birmingham Americans defeat the Florida Blazers 22-21 in the WFL's World Bowl

1975-12-28

"The Hail Mary", with 32 seconds left in the NFC Divisional Playoff Game, Cowboys quarterback Roger Staubach throws a desperate 50-yard winning touchdown pass to Drew Pearson to defeat the Minnesota Vikings, and the "Hail Mary" play is born

1977-08-28

NY Cosmos defeat Seattle Sounders, 2-1, at Civic Stadium in Portland Ore, winning their 2nd North American Soccer League championship

1978-04-13

NY Yanks defeat White Sox 4-2 in home opener on Reggie Candy Bar Day

1980-01-06

Phil Flyers set NHL record of 35 straight games without a defeat

1982-01-02

"The Epic in Miami", in 85 degree heat (Fahrenheit), the San Diego Chargers defeat the Miami Dolphins 41-38 in overtime in the AFC Divisional Playoff Game, a game that set numerous playoff scoring records

1982-06-15

Riots in Argentina after Falklands/Malvinas defeat

1982-06-17

President Galtieri resigns after leading Argentina to defeat

1982-06-24

Equal Rights Amendment goes down to defeat

1982-12-03

1st NJ Devil hat-trick (Steve Tambellini) defeat Hartford 5-4

1982-12-30

England defeat Australia by three runs at cricket MCG

1983-08-18

Royals defeat Yanks, 5-4, completing "pine-tar" game (12 minutes). Hal McRae strikes out & Dan Quisenberry retires Yankees in order

1986-01-12

New England Patriots defeat Miami Dolphins 31 14 to win US AFC football championship

1989-06-14

Nolan Ryan becomes 2nd pitcher to defeat all 26 teams

1989-11-23

"Bounty Bowl", the Philadelphia Eagles defeat the Dallas Cowboys 27-0 on Thanksgiving in an ill-tempered game that featured several scuffles and injuries, after which Cowboys coach Jimmy Johnson accuses Eagles coach Buddy Ryan of placing bounties on players

1990-11-20

Thatcher fails to defeat Heseltine's bid for party leadership

1990-11-25

78th CFL Grey Cup: Winn Blue Bombers defeat Edmonton Eskimos, 50-11

1991-06-09

WLAF 1st world bowl London Monarchs defeat Barlecona Dragons 21-0

1993-01-03

"The Comeback", QB Frank Reich led the Buffalo Bills back from a 32-point deficit, to defeat the Houston Oilers 41-38 in overtime in a wild card playoff game, the greatest comeback ever in pro football history

1993-01-26

West Indies defeat Australia by one run in 4th Test at Adelaide

1993-11-27

India defeat West Indies in Bengal Jubilee Cricket Final, Kumble 6-12

1994-10-02

Pakistan defeat Australia by one wicket in Karachi Test

1994-11-27

82nd CFL Grey Cup: British Columbia Lions defeat Balt Stallions, 26-23

1995-08-28

Northants 7-781 decl defeat Nottinghamshire 527 & 157

1995-10-16

Allan Donald takes 8-71 as South Africa defeat Zimbabwe

1996-01-20

Australia defeat Sri Lanka 2-0 to win World Series Cup

1996-02-29

Kenya defeat West Indies (all out 93) in Cricket World Cup

1996-03-31

Karnataka defeat Tamil Nadu on 1st innings to win Ranji Trophy

1996-04-19

South Africa defeat Pakistan to win the Pepsi Cup in Sharjah

1996-08-20

India defeat Pakistan in Under-15 World Challenge Final at Lord's

1996-09-08

Sri Lanka defeat Australia to win Singer World Series at Colombo

1996-11-24

Mashonaland defeat Matabeleland to win the Logan Cricket Cup

1996-12-06

Mashonaland defeat England in first-class tour match

1997-01-20

Pakistan defeat West Indies 2-0 to win Aust one-day Series

2000-01-08

"Music City Miracle", with 16 seconds left in the AFC Wild Card Playoff Game, the Tennessee Titans' Lorenzo Neal handed the ball to Frank Wycheck, who then lateraled the ball across the width of the field to his teammate, Kevin Dyson, who in turn ran the length of the field down the sideline for the game-winning touchdown to defeat the Buffalo Bills 22-16

2000-10-07

The last ever competitive soccer match at Wembley Stadium is a 1-0 defeat of England by Germany and the last goal was scored by Liverpool's Dietmar Hammann. The match was Tony Adams' 60th at Wembley setting the record for most appearances at the stadium.

2000-10-26

NY Yankees defeat NY Mets 4-1 to win their 3rd straight World Series championship, MVP: Derek Jeter, NY Yankees

2002-05-31

The New Jersey Nets defeat the Boston Celtics 96-88 in Game 6 of the NBA's Eastern Conference Championship, winning the series 4 games to 2 to advance to their first NBA Finals appearance.

2002-10-27

Anaheim Angels defeat San Francisco Giants 4-3 in baseball's World Series championship, MVP: Troy Glaus, Anaheim

2004-10-20

Boston Red Sox come back from 0-3 to defeat the New York Yankees 4-3 to win baseball's American League

2005-10-02

NFL plays first regular season game outside United States when the Arizona Cardinals defeat the San Francisco 49ers 31-14 in Mexico City, Mexico

2005-10-26

Chicago White Sox defeat Houston Astros 4-0 in baseball's World Series championship, MVP: Jermaine Dye, Chicago

2008-10-12

Anna Kournikova and Andy Roddick defeat Martina Navratilova and Jesse Levine in a match for charity, raising over $400,000 for the Elton John AIDS Foundation and Atlanta AIDS Partnership Fund

2008-10-29

The Philadelphia Phillies defeat the Tampa Bay Rays in Game 5 of the 2008 World Series to become champions of Major League Baseball.

2011-02-25

In the Irish general election, the Fianna Fáil-led government suffered the worst defeat of a sitting government since the formation of the Irish state in 1921.

2012-02-12

Zambia defeat Ivory Coast 8-7 on penalties in the Africa Cup of Nations

2012-03-17

Wales defeat France to record their eleventh Grand Slam in the Six Nations Championship

2012-04-30

Manchester City defeat Manchester United 1-0 in what is claimed to be the biggest match in the English Premier League's history

2012-05-19

Chelsea defeat Bayern Munich in penalty shootout to win the UEFA Champion's League

2012-06-11

Los Angeles Kings defeat New Jersey Devils 6-1 in game 6 to win the NHL's Stanley Cup

2012-09-30

Melbourne Storm defeat the Canterbury Bulldogs in the 2012 NRL Grand Final

2012-10-06

The Leeds Rhinos defeat the Warrington Wolves 26-18 to win the 2012 Super League grand final

2012-10-28

San Francisco Giants defeat the Detroit Tigers in game four to take the 2012 MLB World Series

2012-12-16

Corinthians defeat Chelsea 1-0 to win the 2012 FIFA Club World Cup

2013-02-10

Nigeria defeat Burkina Faso 1-0 to win the football 2013 Africa Cup of Nations

2013-02-17

Australia defeat the West Indies to win the women's 2013 Cricket World Cup

2013-04-22

Manchester United defeat Aston Villa to claim the 2012/2013 English Premier League

2013-05-19

Sweden defeat Switzerland to win the 2013 World Ice Hockey Championship

2013-05-25

Bayern Munich defeat Borussia Dortmund 2-1 in the UEFA Champions League Final

2013-05-26

The Mumbai Indians defeat the Chennai Super Kings to win the Indian 20/20 Premier League

2013-06-01

Bayern Munich defeat VfB Stuttgart 3-2 to win the DFB-Pokal to become the first German treble-winning team

2013-06-20

Miami heat defeat San Antonio Spurs to win the NBA Finals 4-3

2013-07-06

Bob and Mike Bryan defeat Ivan Dogic and Marcelo Melo to win the men's doubles tennis final at Wimbledon

2013-07-06

The British Lions defeat Australia 41-16 to win their first rugby Test series since 1997

2013-08-03

The Chiefs defeat the Brumbies to win the Super 15 Rugby Final

2013-10-23

Boston Red Sox defeat St Louis Cardinals in game 1 of the MLB 2013 World Series

2013-10-24

St Louis Cardinals defeat Boston Red Sox to tie the MLB 2013 World Series 1-1

2013-10-26

St Louis Cardinals defeat Boston Red Sox to lead the MLB 2013 World Series 2-1

2013-10-30

The Boston Red Sox defeat the St Louis Cardinals in game 6 to win the MLB 2013 World Series

2014-02-02

Seattle Seahawks defeat Denver Broncos 42-8 to win Super Bowl XLVII

2014-04-16

Real Madrid defeat Barcelona to win its 19th Copa del Rey trophy

2014-05-24

Real Madrid defeat Atlético Madrid to win the 2014 UEFA Champions League

2014-06-13

Los Angeles Kings defeat the New York Rangers to win the 2014 Stanley Cup Finals in 5 games

2014-06-15

San Antonio Spurs defeat the Miami Heat in the 2014 NBA Finals

2014-07-08

Germany defeat Brazil by a record 7-1 to make it to the 2014 FIFA World Cup Final

2014-10-28

Kansas City Royals defeat the San Francisco Giants 10—0 in the 6th game to tie the 2014 World Series 3-3

2016-01-17

Broncos Defeat Battered Steelers to Advance in AFC

2016-05-10

Poe concedes defeat to Duterte in Philippine presidential contest

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Defeat - Birthdays
Date Event
1892-04-28

Frank Heath, The Defeat of the City

1902-11-01

Nordahl Grieg, Norwegian poet/dramatist/novelist (The Defeat)

1905-11-22

James Burnham, philosopher (Coming Defeat of Communism)

1941-11-12

Carol Gluck, Wings of Defeat

1970-04-12

Marra B. Gad, The Inevitable Defeat of Mister & Pete

1973-11-14

Rege Lewis, The Inevitable Defeat of Mister & Pete

1976-11-25

Ben Ruffman, The Inevitable Defeat of Mister & Pete

1982-05-28

Matthew Pritzker, The Inevitable Defeat of Mister & Pete

Defeat - Deaths
Date Event
1952-10-31

Frank Heath, The Defeat of the City

1987-07-28

James Burnham, philosopher (Coming Defeat of Communism), dies at 81


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