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Fails - Notable Historical Events

Mark AntonyApr 21, -43

Andrew JohnsonMay 16, 1868

Benito MussoliniSep 6, 1924

Bonnie ParkerApr 19, 1932

Winston ChurchillOct 30, 1939

HitlerMar 21, 1943

Evel KnievelJan 1, 1968

Gerald FordSep 22, 1975

George HarrisonSep 28, 1976

Denis PotvinApr 9, 1983

Arnold PalmerJun 4, 1984

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Fails - Historical Events
Date Event
43

Battle of Mutina: Mark Antony is again defeated in battle by Aulus Hirtius, who is killed. Antony fails to capture Mutina and Decimus Brutus is murdered shortly after.

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532-01-18

Nika uprising at Constantinople fails, 30-40,000 die

1392-06-13

Assassination attempt on Pierre de Craon Van Clisson of France fails

1522-08-11

Uprising of adel/burgerij in Austria fails

1537-09-24

Uprising in Lubeck fails

1603-10-20

Chinese uprising in Philippines fails after 23,000 killed

1607-01-13

The Bank of Genoa fails after announcement of national bankruptcy in Spain.

1787-02-04

Shays' Rebellion (of debt-ridden Massachusetts farmers) fails

1858-09-01

1st transatlantic cable fails after less than 1 month

1864-07-30

Battle of the Crater: Gen Burnsides fails on attack of Petersburg

1864-11-25

Confederate plot to burn New York city fails

1864-11-30

Battle of Franklin Tennessee: Confederate attack fails, 7,700 casualities

1868-05-16

By one vote, US Senate fails to impeach President Andrew Johnson

1876-09-07

Bank robbery by James/Younger fails (Cole/Bob/Jim Younger arrested)

1888-12-11

French Panama Canal Company fails

1894-09-14

Hottentotten uprising in Southwest-Africa fails

1899-05-31

-June 5] Conference of Bloemfontein fails

1900-04-05

Attempted assassination of Edward, Prince of Wales in Brussels, fails

1901-09-26

Boer General Botha fails to capture Fort Itala in Natal

1908-09-23

Giant Fred (Bonehead) Merkle fails to touch 2nd, causes 3rd out in 9th & disallows winning run (game ends tied, Cubs win replay & pennant)

1919-08-20

Wichita outfielder Joe Wilhoit (Western League) fails to get a hit, ending a 69-game streak (155 hits in 299 at bats for a .505 avg)

1920-03-13

Wolfgang Kapp's coup attempt in Berlin fails

1924-09-06

Assassination attempt on Benito Mussolini fails

1926-09-20

Bugs Moran attempts to assassinate Al Capone in a drive-by shooting but fails

1928-03-12

In California, the St. Francis Dam fails, killing over 600 people.

1929-10-24

Belgian princess Marie-Jose & Italian crown prince Umberto get engaged, assassination attempt on Umberto fails

1931-05-11

Credit-Anstalt, Austria's largest bank, fails, beginning financial collapse of Central Europe

1931-09-13

Right-radical coup of Dr Pfrimer fails in Austria

1932-04-19

Bonnie Parker is captured in a failed hardware store burglary, and subsequently jailed. A grand jury fails to indict her, however, and she is released a few months later

1934-06-11

Disarmament conference in Geneva fails

1938-11-30

Fascist coup in Romania, fails

1939-10-30

German U boat fails on attack of English battleship Nelson with Winston Churchill, Dudley Pound & Charles Forbes aboard

1940-11-19

German air raid on Birmingham fails

1940-11-20

German air raid on Birmingham fails

1941-06-20

German U-203 fails on torpedo attack on US battleship Texas

1941-11-03

Hirohiti's accord on Yamamoto's attack plan on Pearl Harbor fails

1943-03-21

Assassination attempt on Hitler fails

1944-05-01

Surprise attack on Weteringschans Amsterdam, fails

1944-07-14

Attempt to liberate prisoners in Amsterdam fails, John Post arrested

1944-07-19

Danish resistance fails in assault on Taarbaek Fort near Copenhagen

1944-08-06

Anti-German attack at Avranches fails

1944-08-07

German counter attack at Avranches fails

1945-09-08

Hideki Tojo, Japanese PM during most of WW II, attempts suicide rather than face war crimes tribunal attempt fails, later he is hanged

1957-12-06

1st US attempt to launch a satellite fails-Vanguard rocket blows up

1958-02-04

Hall of Fame fails to elect anyone for 1st time since 1950

1958-03-05

Explorer 2 fails to reach Earth orbit

1959-03-08

Pro-Egyptian coup fails in Mosul Iraq

1959-04-19

Uprising in La Paz Bolivia, fails

1960-03-23

Explorer (8) fails to reach Earth orbit

1960-11-12

Coup against South Vietnam pres Ngo Dinh Diem fails

1960-11-12

Mercury-Redstone 1 test launch fails at 10 cm altitude

1961-02-24

Explorer (10) fails to reach Earth orbit

1961-05-24

Explorer (12) fails to reach Earth orbit

1961-06-30

Explorer (12) fails to reach Earth orbit

1962-01-07

Assassination attempt fails on Indonesian president Sukarno

1962-07-22

1st US Venus probe, Mariner 1, fails at lift-off

1963-01-04

Soviet Luna (4) reaches Earth orbit but fails to reach Moon

1964-06-30

Centaur 3 launch vehicle fails to make Earth orbit

1965-05-09

Luna 5 launched (USSR) 1st attempt to soft land on Moon (fails)

1967-04-05

ATS II launched but fails to reach orbit

1968-01-01

Evel Knievel fails in his attempt to jump Caesar's Palace Fountain

1968-03-02

USSR launches space probe Zond 4; fails to leave Earth orbit

1968-05-19

Frank Howard fails to homer, after hitting 10 in 6 consecutive games

1970-01-19

Nixon nominates G Harold Carswell to Supreme Court (fails)

1970-12-18

Polish uprising fails

1972-09-24

Antique F86 Sabrejet fails to takeoff at air show, kills 22

1974-02-11

Titan-Centaur rocket test launch fails

1974-07-26

USSR's Soyuz fails to dock with Salyut 3

1975-03-11

Portugal military coup under general Spinola fails

1975-09-22

2nd assassination attempt on US President Gerald Ford by Sara Jane Moore fails in San Francisco

1976-09-28

A&M sues George Harrison who fails to meet deadline for LP completion

1977-04-01

Attempt for Moslem state in Chad fails

1977-11-19

Canuck's Ron Sedlbauer fails on 3rd penalty shot against Islanders

1978-03-07

Canuck's Ron Sedlbauer fails on 5th penalty shot against Islanders

1979-11-24

Kings' Charley Simmer fails on 8th penalty shot against Islanders

1980-04-24

US military operation to save 52 hostages in Iran, fails, 8 die

1980-06-23

South African Prime Minister P. W. Botha warns the country that confrontation will be inevitable if his proposed President's Council fails; the Council was part of Botha's plan to effect broad ranging constitutional changes which would allow for a role for both Indian and Coloured people in parliament but which still excluded direct political representation for African people.

1981-02-23

Spanish coup under lt-col Antonio Tejero Molina fails

1982-06-30

Federal Equal Rights Amendment fails 3 states short of ratification

1982-12-08

Clark Gilles fails in 7th Islander penalty shot

1983-02-17

Bob Bourne fails on 8th Islander penalty shot

1983-04-09

Caps 2-Isles 6 -Patrick Semis-Denis Potvin fails on penalty shot

1983-04-20

Soyuz T-8 launched; mission aborted when capsule fails to dock

1984-03-02

Iran offensive against Iraq fails

1984-06-04

Arnold Palmer fails to make US Open golf tournament 1st time in 32 yrs

1984-11-18

Flyers' Ron Sutter fails on 11th penalty shot against Islanders

1986-02-03

OPEC (Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries) fails to agree upon a production accord after a two-day meeting in Vienna

1988-02-10

Rocky Malebane-Metsing coup in Bophuthatswana fails

1989-10-03

Panamanian Defense Force attempted coup of Manuel Noriega fails

1990-11-20

Thatcher fails to defeat Heseltine's bid for party leadership

1992-06-27

Dan O'Brien fails on pole vault & eliminated from Olympics decathlon

1992-10-26

The Charlottetown Accord fails to win majority support in a Canada wide referendum.

1995-08-25

Indians' Jose Mesa fails in save attempt after 38th consecutive saves

1997-01-11

Telstar 401 Satellite Fails

1997-06-25

Jamaica issues a warrant for singer Sade, who fails to report to court on charges of failure to obey a cop who signaled her to stop

2000-02-15

Indian Point II nuclear power plant in New York State vents a small amount of radioactive steam when a steam generator fails.

2004-09-08

The NASA unmanned spacecraft Genesis crash-lands when its parachute fails to open.

2006-07-04

North Korea tests four short-range missiles, one medium-range missile, and a long-range Taepodong-2. The long-range Taepodong-2 reportedly fails in mid-air over the Sea of Japan/East Sea.

2009-03-27

Situ Gintung, an artificial lake in Indonesia, fails killing at least 99 people.

2010-05-01

Car bomb fails to go off in Times Square, New York City

2012-05-15

Greece's fifth attempt to a form a coalition government fails and new June elections are scheduled

2013-02-01

Zenit-3SL, a Ukranian-Russian carrier rocket, fails 40 seconds after liftoff and crashes into the Pacific Ocean

2016-03-09

Europe's deal with Turkey fails to deter migrant attempts for now

2016-04-18

Asian shares drop, crude tumbles after Doha deal fails

2016-07-09

UFC Star Jon Jones' Backup Sample Also Fails Doping Test

2017-04-16

North Korean missile test fails, US and South Korea say

2018-01-20

US government shutdown begins as spending bill fails in Senate

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Fails - Deaths
Date Event
1937-04-25

Clem Sohn, air show performer dies at 26 when his chute fails to open


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