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Flees - Notable Historical Events

Julius CaesarAug 9, -48

ConstantineJul 3, 324

Charles IApr 27, 1646

Charles IIOct 17, 1651

Peter the GreatAug 1, 1711

Jefferson DavisApr 2, 1865

HitlerNov 9, 1923

Benito MussoliniApr 17, 1945

Fulgencio BatistaJan 1, 1959

Meyer LanskyJan 7, 1959

Kwame NkrumahMar 3, 1966

Mohammad Reza PahlaviJan 16, 1979

Whitey BulgerDec 23, 1994

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Flees - Historical Events
Date Event
48

Caesar's civil war: Battle of Pharsalus - Julius Caesar decisively defeats Pompey at Pharsalus and Pompey flees to Egypt.

BC
AD
324-07-03

Battle of Adrianople Roman Emperor Constantine I defeats Co-Emperor Licinius, who flees to Byzantium.

722-01-01

Hofmeier Charles Martel flees from bishop Willibrord

955-09-25

Bishop Ratherius of Luik flees

1048-05-01

Bishop Bernold flees St Pieterskerk for Utrecht Neth

1358-02-25

Dalmatie flees Venice

1527-12-06

Pope Clemens VII flees to Orvieto

1564-03-13

Cardinal Granvelle flees Brussels

1567-04-11

Dutch prince William of Orange flees from Antwerp to Breda

1568-05-16

Mary Queen of Scotland flees to England

1569-12-15

Westmoreland flees to Scotland

1583-11-15

Gelders Earl Willem of the Bergh flees

1588-05-13

King Henri III flees Paris

1644-04-29

Farm leader Li Zicheng becomes emperor of China & flees Peking

1646-04-27

King Charles I flees Oxford

1651-02-06

-7] Cardinal Mazarin flees Paris

1651-10-17

Future King Charles II flees from England

1652-10-13

Prince of Condé flees Paris

1667-05-23

King Afonso VI of Portugal flees

1668-09-16

King John II Casimir of Poland resigns, flees to France

1682-10-19

English Lord Shaftesbury flees to Holland

1682-12-02

English Earl of Shaftesbury flees to Amsterdam

1683-12-25

English Whig leader Duke of Monmouth flees to Holland

1688-12-10

King James II flees London

1688-12-23

English King James II, the last Roman Catholic British monarch flees to France and from William of Orange

1694-12-20

Frederik van Brandenburg flees Schweiben

1708-03-27

Pretender to the English throne James III flees to Dunkirk

1711-08-01

Surrounded Tsar Peter the Great flees Azov

1730-09-17

Turkish coup under Mahmud I; Sultan Ahmed III flees

1733-09-22

Polish King Lesczynski flees to Danzig

1746-07-10

Bonnie Prince Charlie flees in disguise to Isle of Skye

1746-09-20

Bonnie Prince Charlie flees to France from Scotland

1746-10-01

Bonnie Prince Charlie flees to France

1777-09-30

Continental Congress, flees to York, Pa, as British forces advance

1786-08-02

Utrechtse Vroedschap flees

1795-01-18

governor/viceroy Willem V flees Scheveningen to England

1799-01-14

King of Naples flees before advancing French armies

1861-10-02

Former US VP John C Breckinridge flees Kentucky

1865-04-02

CSA President Jefferson Davis flees Confederate capital of Richmond, VA

1868-09-30

Spain's Queen Isabella is deposed, flees to France

1870-10-07

Leon Gambetta flees Paris in balloon

1900-03-07

Battle at Poplar Grove South Africa, Pres Kruger flees

1900-03-12

President Steyn of Orange Free state flees from Bloemfontein

1900-05-28

Paul Kruger, President of the Boer Republic of South Africa, flees its capital, Pretoria, and goes to Watervalboven to evade the advancing British.

1908-12-04

Haiti's president General Alexis Nord flees from military coup

1910-02-25

Dali Lama flees Tibet from Chinese troop to British-Indies

1910-10-04

Portugal becomes a republic, King Manuel II flees to England

1911-08-02

Haiti's dictator Simon flees on US warship near Jamaica

1914-07-15

Mexican president Huerta flees with 2 million pesos to Europe

1914-09-02

-3] Gen von Hausen & countess of France regime flees to Bordeaux

1915-11-24

Serbian leader flees to Albania

1916-01-11

French troops capture/Serbian army flees to Corfu

1916-09-27

Emperor Lidj Jasu of Ethiopia flees

1918-11-10

German emperor Wilhelm II flees to Netherlands

1923-11-09

Beer Hall Putsch-Nazis fail to overthrow government, 16 die/Hitler flees

1923-11-10

German ex-crown prince flees Netherlands for Germany

1933-08-12

Cuban dictator Machado y Morales flees after military coup

1939-02-06

Spanish government flees to France

1939-04-08

King Zog I of Albania flees

1939-09-18

Polish government of Moscicki flees to Romania

1940-05-13

Dutch Queen Wilhelmina flees to England

1940-09-23

-27] French/British assault on French fleet in Dakar, flees

1944-11-03

Pro-German government of Hungary flees

1945-04-08

Nazi occupiers executed, Nazi general Christiansen flees Netherlands

1945-04-17

Benito Mussolini flees from Salò to Milan

1945-05-01

Seys-Inquart flees to Flensburg

1949-12-07

Chiang Kai-shek flees to Taiwan

1950-11-06

King Tribhuvana of Nepal flees to India

1950-12-19

Tibet's Dalai Lama flees Chinese invasion

1955-09-19

Argentine president Juan Peron, resigns & flees

1958-01-23

Dictator Marcos Perez Jiménez flees Venezuela, Larrazabal takes power

1959-01-01

Cuban Dictator Fulgencio Batista flees Cuba for the Dominican Republic

1959-01-07

American gangster Meyer Lansky flees Cuba for the Bahamas due to the Cuban Revolution and rise of Fidel Castro

1959-03-17

Dalai Lama flees Tibet for India

1960-11-27

Patrice Lumumba flees Leopoldville Congo

1961-01-20

Yugoslav ex-vice-president Milovan Djilas flees

1962-03-18

Algerian War ends after 7½ yrs (250,000 die), Ben Bella flees

1962-03-28

Military coup in Syria, President Nazim al-Kudsi flees

1962-03-29

Argentine Pres Frondizi flees from the army

1962-07-17

East Berliner Peter Fechter flees over Berlin Wall

1966-03-03

Kwame Nkrumah flees Ghana to Guinee

1967-11-05

Yemen president Sallal flees

1968-11-19

Military coup in Mali, president Modibo Keita flees

1970-03-18

Cambodia military coup under Gen Lon Nol, prince Sihanuk flees

1971-07-19

Sudan military coup under maj Hashem al-Atta, Numeiry flees

1973-07-17

Military coup in Afghanistan; King Mohammad Zahir Shah flees

1974-07-15

Military coup on Cyprus: archbishop/president Makarios flees

1975-04-01

Cambodia President Lon Nol flees for Red Khmer

1977-12-31

Donald Woods, a banned white editor flees South Africa

1978-07-10

Bloodless military coup in Mauritania, President Moktar flees

1978-07-21

Bolivia military coup under general Juan Pereda, president Hugo Banzer flees

1979-01-16

Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi flees Iran for Egypt during the Iranian Revolution

1979-04-05

Ex-premier Pol Jar flees out of Cambodia

1979-06-03

Ex-president Idi Amin of Uganda flees to Libya

1979-07-17

Nicaraguan dictator Anastasio Somoza flees to Miami

1979-10-15

Military coup in El Salvador: president/general Carlos Romero flees

1979-11-01

Bolivia military coup under Gen Busch, pres Guevara flees

1980-11-25

Upper-Volta military coup under Col Saye Zerbo, president Lamizana flees

1981-07-29

Iran ex-president Bani Sadr flees to Paris

1981-09-01

Military coup under general Kolingba in Central African Republic, President Dacko flees

1981-12-11

Argentine president/gen Roberto Viola flees

1982-02-04

Suriname premier Chin A Sen flees

1982-02-05

Suriname pres Chin A Sen resigns & flees to Neth

1982-03-23

Guatemala military coup under gen Rios Montt, pres Romeo Lucas flees

1983-03-09

Zimbabwe opposition leader Joshua Nkomo flees to Botswana

1983-08-08

Military coup in Guatemala, Pres Rios Montt flees

1986-01-25

General Tito Okello's government flees Kampala Uganda

1986-02-07

Haiti's President-for-Life Jean-Claude Duvalier flees to France Henri Namphy becomes leader of Haiti

1986-02-25

Corazon Aquino becomes President of the Philippines, Marcos flees

1986-11-20

Afghanistan President Babrak Karmal flees

1986-12-07

Pres Jean-Claude Duvalier flees Haiti

1988-09-17

Military coup in Haiti: Lt Gen Avril takes control, Henri Namphy flees

1989-11-28

Romanian gymnast Nadia Comaneci flees to Hungary

1990-08-02

Iraq invades & occupies Kuwait, Emir flees to Saudi Arabia

1990-12-01

Hissène Habré of Chad flees to Cameroon

1991-01-28

Dictator Siad Barre flees Somalia ending 22 year rule

1993-05-31

President Dobrica Cosic of little Yugoslavia flees

1993-08-31

Venezuela president Carlos Perez flees

1994-07-22

Military coup in Gambia: Pres Dawda Jawara flees

1994-09-26

Estonia government of Laar flees

1994-12-23

Fearing arrest by the FBI, Whitey Bulger flees Boston, and successfully hides from law enforcement for the next 16 years

1997-06-10

Khmer Rouge leader Pol Pot orders the killing of his defense chief Son Sen and 11 of Sen's family members before Pol Pot flees his northern stronghold.

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