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Occupies - Notable Historical Events

TitusSep 7, 70

El CidJun 15, 1094

Alfonso V of AragonJun 12, 1442

Peter IJul 18, 1696

NapoleonSep 14, 1812

Ulysses S. GrantSep 6, 1861

Stonewall JacksonJan 4, 1862

Nathan Bedford ForrestDec 20, 1862

William T. ShermanMar 11, 1865

HitlerMar 15, 1939

RommelJun 19, 1940

Mao ZedongFeb 15, 1948

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Occupies - Historical Events
Date Event
70-09-07

Roman army under General Titus occupies & plunders Jerusalem

711-07-09

Berbers under Tarik-ibn Ziyad occupies North Spain

801-12-28

Louis the Vrome occupies Barcelona

1081-04-04

Alexius I Comnenus occupies Byzantine throne

1094-06-15

Rodrigo Diaz de Vivar [El Cid] occupies Valencia on the Moren

1118-12-18

Alfonso van Aragon occupies Saragossa on Almoraviden

1204-04-12

4th Crusade occupies & plunders Constantinople

1291-07-31

Egyptian Mamelukken occupies Akko, crusaders driven out of Palestine

1300-05-24

King Philip IV occupies Flanders, Earl Gwijde captured

1395-08-14

Utrecht bishop Frederik of Blankenheim occupies Coevorden

1413-06-07

King Ladislaw of Naples occupies Rome

1442-06-12

King Alfonso V of Aragon occupies Naples

1462-11-01

Archduke Albrecht VI van Habsburg occupies Vienna

1468-10-30

Charles the Bold, Duke of Burgundy, occupies & plunders Liege

1478-01-18

Grand Duke Ivan II of Moscow occupies Novgorod

1492-10-13

English admiral Poynings fleet occupies Lock

1494-11-18

French King Charles VIII occupies Florence

1499-10-06

French King Louis XII occupies Milan

1502-12-31

Cesare Borgia (son of pope Alexander VI) occupies Urbino

1508-10-29

Gelderse troops occupies Kuinre

1515-05-03

Persian Gulf: Portugese fleet occupies Ormuz

1517-04-13

Osmaanse army occupies Cairo

1524-06-28

Duke of Bourbon occupies Province

1528-06-30

Burgundian army occupies Utrecht

1534-08-20

Turkish admiral Chaireddin "Barbarossa" occupies Tunis

1534-12-04

Turkish sultan Suleiman occupies Baghdad

1541-08-26

Turkish sultan Suleiman occupies Buda and annexes Hungary

1542-07-12

French troops under Maarten van Rossem occupies Flanders

1543-08-22

Emperor Charles V's army occupies Duren

1543-09-06

French & Turkish fleet occupies Nice

1549-07-12

Kett's uprising occupies Norwich, England

1551-08-14

Turkish fleet under Dragut occupies Tripoli

1552-04-10

Henri II of France occupies Metz

1552-04-18

Mauritius of Saksen occupies Linz

1558-11-07

French King Henri II occupies Calais

1560-03-13

Spanish fleet occupies Djerba, at Tripoli

1568-10-05

William of Oranges army occupies Brabant

1570-12-09

The Geuzen (a confederacy of Calvinist Dutch nobles) under Herman de Ruyter occupies Loevestein

1572-06-09

Willem van Oranges army occupies Gelderland

1572-10-02

Spanish army occupies/plunders/destroys Mechelen

1576-10-20

Spanish troops occupies & plunder Maastricht

1578-10-10

Count Johan Casimir occupies Ghent with 500 horsemen

1580-06-27

Duke of Alva's army occupies Portugal

1588-05-12

Catholic League under duke Henri de Guise occupies Paris

1591-08-19

French King Henri IV occupies Rouen

1591-11-12

Castiliaans army occupies Zaragoza

1596-04-17

Archduke Albrecht of Austria occupies Calais

1597-03-11

Land guardian Albrecht occupies Amiens on France

1597-10-09

Earl Mauritius occupies Breevoort

1598-10-15

Spanish general strategist Bernardino de Mendoza occupies fort Rhine

1600-07-01

Prince Maurits' army occupies Newport Flanders Neth

1605-10-27

Spanish army under General Spinola occupies Wachtendonk

1606-10-01

Spanish troops under Spinola occupies fort Rhine birch

1621-06-25

French government army occupies Fort St Jean d'Angély at La Rochelle

1628-11-01

French King Louis XIII occupies La Rochelle

1631-10-10

Saxon army occupies Prague

1632-08-22

Prince Frederik Hendrik occupies Maastricht

1636-04-29

Prince Frederik Henry occupies Schenkenschans

1637-10-07

Prince Frederik Henry occupies Breda

1638-03-03

Duke Bernard van Saksen-Weimar occupies Rheinfelden

1645-09-11

Thomas Fairfax's 'New Model Army' occupies Bristol

1646-06-25

Thomas Fairfax's New Model Army occupies Oxford

1650-07-30

Prince Willem II occupies Amsterdam

1655-10-09

Swedish king Karel X Gustaaf occupies Krakow

1656-07-18

-20] Battle at Warsaw: Swedish king Karel X Gustaafbeats Johan II Kasimir & occupies Warsaw

1660-01-01

Thomas Fairfax' New Model-army occupies York

1661-04-29

Chinese Ming dynasty occupies Taiwan

1667-06-21

Dutch Admiral Michiel de Ruyter occupies Sheerness, England

1667-10-26

Aru Palakka's occupies Makassar (Goa)

1672-12-30

Baron Karl Rabenhaupt occupies Coevorden Neth

1673-09-12

Prince Willem III occupies Naarden

1674-10-26

Prince Willem III occupies Grave

1677-12-12

Brandenburgs army occupies Stettin

1688-09-20

French troops occupies Palts

1688-12-22

Pro-James II, Earl of Danby occupies York

1688-12-31

Pro-James II-earl of Devonshire occupies Nottingham [OS=Dec 21]

1689-01-01

Pro-James II-earl of Danby occupies York

1691-10-03

English & Dutch army occupies Limerick Ireland

1695-09-01

Dutch/English army under king Willem III occupies Names

1696-07-18

Tsar Peter I's fleet occupies Azov at mouth of Don River

1705-10-15

English fleet under Lord Peterborough occupies Barcelona

1708-10-22

Great Alliance occupies Rijsel

1708-12-01

Great Alliance occupies Brussels

1708-12-29

Great Alliance occupies Gent

1710-10-16

British troops occupies Port Royal, Nova Scotia

1717-08-16

Prince Eugenius of Savoye occupies Belgrade

1722-03-08

Afghan monarch Mir Mahmud occupies Persia

1734-06-30

Russian army occupies Danzig

1739-03-20

Nadir Shah occupies Delhi in India and sacks the city, stealing the jewels of the Peacock Throne.

1741-11-26

French & Beiers army occupies Prague

1743-08-14

Prussian army occupies Saksen, beginning 2nd Silezian War

1745-06-16

British fleet occupies Cap Breton on St Lawrence River

1745-11-29

Bonnie Prince Charlie's army moves into Manchester & occupies Carlisle

1746-02-20

Bonnie Prince Charlie occupies Inverness Castle

1746-03-03

Bonnie Prince Charlie occupies Inverness Castle

1746-09-21

French expeditionary army occupies Labourdonnais & Dupleix Madras

1756-08-29

Prussian Libya occupies Saxson: beginning 7 years War

1758-12-31

British expeditionary army occupies Goree (Dakar) Senegal

1759-05-01

British fleet occupies Guadeloupe, West Indies, capturing it from France

1760-09-28

Russian & Austrian army occupies Berlin

1761-06-08

British fleet occupies Belle Île off the Brittany Coast

1762-02-12

British fleet occupies Martinique

1762-08-14

English fleet occupies Havana

1774-07-12

Cossack leader Emilian Pugachevs army occupies Kazan

1776-03-03

US commodore Esek Hopkins occupies Nassau Bahamas

1777-09-27

British General William Howe occupies Philadelphia during American Revolution

1779-06-18

French fleet occupies St Vincent

1779-07-04

French fleet occupies Grenada

1781-04-29

French fleet occupies Tobago during American War of Independence

1781-08-01

British army under general Cornwallis occupies Yorktown, Virginia

1782-02-13

French fleet occupies St Christopher

1788-12-17

Russian army of Grigorij Potemkin occupies Ocharov

1790-12-02

Austrian army occupies Brussels

1794-10-29

French troops occupies Venlo

1795-01-16

French army under Pichegru occupies Utrecht Neth

1806-01-19

Britain occupies Cape of Good Hope

1812-09-14

Napoleon occupies Moscow & fires start (fire extinguished on the 19th)

1813-11-15

Allied troops occupies Groningen

1831-08-02

Ten day campaign begins, Dutch army occupies Belgium

1846-09-25

US troops under Gen Taylor occupies Monterey Mexico

1847-03-07

US General Scott occupies Vera Cruz Mexico

1854-10-25

Prince Menshikov of Crimea occupies British base at Balaclava

1857-09-30

US occupies Sand, Baker, Howland & Jarvis Is south of Hawaii

1860-05-26

Giuseppe Garibaldi occupies Palermo, Italy

1861-09-06

General Ulysses S. Grant occupies Paducah Kentucky

1862-01-04

Romney Campaign-Stonewall Jackson occupies Bath

1862-05-12

Federal troops occupies Baton Rouge Louisiana

1862-09-06

Stonewall Jackson occupies Frederick, Maryland

1862-10-05

Federal fleet occupies Galveston, Texas

1862-12-20

Brig-gen Nathan Bedford Forrest occupies Trenton, Kentucky

1864-04-15

General Steeles' Union troops occupies Camden, Arkansas

1865-01-19

Union occupies Fort Anderson, NC

1865-03-11

General William T. Sherman's Union forces occupies Fayetteville, NC

1882-09-15

British general Wolseley occupies Cairo

1885-11-13

Serbian army occupies Bulgaria

1892-01-30

Capt Lugard occupies Uganda's King Mwanga's hide out

1893-03-04

Francis Dhanis' army attacks the Lualaba, occupies Nyangwe

1893-04-22

Francis Dhanis army occupies Kasongo

1893-11-04

Dr Jamesons Legertje occupies Bulawayo Matabeleland

1896-09-21

General Kitchener's army occupies Dongola Sudan

1897-08-31

General Kitchener occupies Berber, North of Khartoum

1898-07-08

US battle fleet under Admiral Dewey occupies Isla Grande at Manila

1899-01-01

Cuba liberated from Spain by US (Natl Day) (US occupies till 1902)

1900-06-07

Boer general Christian de Law occupies British rail depot at Roodewal

1900-09-06

British General Buller occupies Lydenburg, South Africa

1903-02-03

Frederick Lugard occupies Kano West Africa

1914-08-07

German army occupies city of Liege, Belgium

1914-08-13

-14] German army occupies forts at Liege

1914-08-16

German army occupies last fort at Liege, Belgian general Leman caught

1914-12-02

Austria army occupies Belgrade Serbia

1915-01-17

Russia occupies Bukovina & Western Ukraine

1916-12-06

German army under Gen Mackensen occupies Bucharest

1918-12-09

French troops occupies Mainz

1919-03-30

Belgian Army occupies Dusseldorf

1920-02-02

France occupies (German) Memel territory

1922-04-14

Republic rebels occupies 4 government courts in Dublin

1924-10-24

Christian Gen Feng Joe Siang occupies Beijing

1924-12-14

Chiang Kai-shek occupies Hankou

1928-04-19

Japanese troops occupies Sjantung-schiereiland

1929-10-08

Mohammed Nadir Khan occupies Kabul Afghanistan/drives out H Ghazi

1931-06-10

Norway occupies East Greenland

1933-03-06

Poland occupies free city Danzig (Gdansk)

1935-10-06

Italian army occupies Adua Abyssinia

1937-07-29

Japanese troops occupies Peking & Tientsin

1937-10-21

Franco-troops occupies Gijon

1938-10-21

Japanese troops occupies Canton

1938-10-25

Japanese troops occupies Hankou & Wuhan

1939-03-15

Hitler occupies Bohemia & Moravia (Czechoslovakia); Slovakia independent

1939-03-16

Germany occupies Czechoslovakia

1940-05-17

Germany occupies Brussels, Belgium & begins invasion of France

1940-06-10

German 5th Armoured division occupies Rouen

1940-06-15

Soviet Army occupies Lithuania

1940-06-17

USSR occupies Estonia

1940-06-19

German 7th Armoured division under command of Rommel occupies Cherbourg

1940-10-08

German troops occupies Romania

1941-01-19

British troops occupies Kassalaf Sudan

1941-05-21

German airforce occupies airport at Maleme, Crete

1941-06-01

Germany occupies Crete

1941-06-21

2nd French troops occupies Damascus Syria

1941-06-22

Germany attacks the Soviet Union & occupies the Baltic states

1941-06-23

Germany occupies Telz, Lithuana

1941-10-06

German army occupies Briansk, USSR

1941-10-07

German army occupies Viarma, USSR

1941-12-20

Free France under adm Muselier occupies St-Pierre et Miquelon

1942-05-12

Russia occupies Crackow, until Aug 23, 1943

1942-10-15

German 6th Army occupies Tractorenfabriek, 3,000 Germans die

1942-11-10

US-British troops occupies Oran, Algeria

1942-12-24

Red army occupies German airports at Tasjinskaja & Morozowsk

1943-04-10

General Montgomery occupies Sfax Tunisia

1943-04-28

US 34th Division occupies Djebel el Hara North Tunisia

1943-04-29

US 34th Division occupies Hill 609, North Tunisia

1943-05-03

US 1st armour division occupies Mateur Tunisia

1943-05-07

US 1st Armour division occupies Ferryville, Tunisia

1943-05-07

US 9th Infantry division occupies Bizerta/Bensert, Tunisia

1943-07-11

US 45th Division occupies airport Comiso Sicily

1943-07-23

US 45th Infantry division occupies north coast of Termini

1943-07-30

US 45th Infantry division occupies San Stefano

1943-08-06

US 1st Infantry division occupies node Troina Sicily

1943-08-14

US 45th Division occupies Falcone 40 km outside of Messina

1943-09-09

Red Army occupies Bachmatsj

1943-09-10

British 8th army occupies Tarente

1943-12-10

British 8th Army (1st Canadian Infantry Division) occupies Orsogna/Ortona Italy

1944-03-18

Nazi Germany occupies Hungary

1944-06-07

Canadian 50th division occupies Bayeux

1944-07-26

US offensive at St-Lo/2nd Armour div occupies St Gilles

1944-07-28

US 8th Army corp occupies Coutances France

1944-08-01

US 90th division occupies St Hilaire-du-Harcourt

1944-08-06

US 20th Army corp under general Walker occupies Nantes

1944-08-08

US 15th Army corps occupies Le Mans

1944-08-13

British 8th Army occupies Florence

1944-08-16

2nd Canadian Division occupies Falaise, Normandy

1944-08-17

US 12 Army Corps occupies Orleans

1944-08-17

US 320th regiment infantry occupies Châteaudun

1944-08-19

Polish 1st Division occupies Hill 262 (Mont Ormel), Normandy

1944-08-19

US 15th Army Corps occupies Mantes-Gassicourt at Paris

1944-08-21

US 12nd Army Corps occupies Sens

1944-09-14

US 28th Infantry division occupies 1.5 km of Roscheid

1944-09-15

US 28th Infantry division occupies Hill 555 at Roscheid

1944-11-03

US 28th Infantry division occupies Schmidt Hurtgenwald

1944-11-22

Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry occupies Hoven at Geilenkirchen

1944-11-28

US 121st Infantry regiment occupies Hurtgen

1944-12-02

US 95th Infantry division occupies bridge at Saar

1944-12-03

US 5th Armoured division occupies Brandenburg Hurtgenwald

1944-12-16

US 2nd Inf division occupies "Heartbreak Crossroads" Wahlerscheid

1945-01-24

Scottish 52nd Lowland division occupies Heinsberg

1945-01-25

West Africa 82nd division occupies Myohaung, Burma

1945-01-31

US 4th Infantry division occupies Elcherrath

1945-02-22

Canadian 3rd Division occupies Moyland

1945-03-01

British 43rd Division under Gen Essame occupies Xanten

1945-03-01

Chinese 30th division occupies Hsenwi

1945-03-03

US 7th Army occupies last part of Westwall

1945-03-06

Chinese 38th division occupies Lashio

1945-04-13

Red Army occupies Vienna

1945-04-28

British commandos attack Elbe & occupies Lauenburg

1945-04-30

Red Army occupies Demmin

1945-05-03

1st Polish armour brigade occupies Wilhelmshafen

1945-06-04

6th US Marine division occupies Orokoe Peninsula Okinawa

1948-02-15

Mao Zedong's army occupies Yenan

1948-10-15

China's Red army occupies Chinchov

1949-05-25

Chinese Red army occupies Shanghai

1949-10-14

Chinese Red army occupies Canton

1950-01-23

Rebel army of cap Raymond Westerner occupies Bandung

1951-09-27

Persian troops occupies oil refinery at Abadan

1952-01-20

British army occupies Ismailiya, Suez Canal Zone

1960-12-13

Laos General Fumi Nosavang occupies Vientiane

1962-12-28

UN troops occupies Elizabethstad Katanga

1969-05-16

Students occupies Magden House Amsterdam

1971-12-16

India's army occupies Dacca, West Pakistani troops surrenders

1975-12-07

Indonesian army occupies East Timor

1978-03-13

Moluccan "suicide commandos" occupies Province house

1978-08-23

Iranian students occupies Iranian embassy at Wassenaar

1979-06-12

Sanista occupies parts of Managua

1979-09-05

Iran army occupies Piranshahr

1979-11-20

Sji'ieten occupies great mosque of Mecca, 100s killed

1980-02-27

Terrorists occupies Dominican embassy in Bogota

1980-10-24

Iraqi troops occupies Khorramshar

1982-06-07

Habres rebel army occupies capital of Chad, N'djamena

1986-05-18

South African army occupies Botswana, Zimbabwe & Zambia

1989-10-22

Red Khmer occupies Pailin in Cambodia

1990-08-02

Iraq invades & occupies Kuwait, Emir flees to Saudi Arabia

1994-07-04

Rwandese Patriotic Front occupies Kigali

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