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Occupy - Historical Events
Date Event
69-12-20

General Vespasian's troops occupy Rome after defeating the Emperor Vitellius

439-10-29

The Vandals under the leadership of Gaiseric occupy Carthage

764-11-12

Tibetan troops occupy Chang'an, the capital of the Chinese Tang Dynasty, for fifteen days.

969-10-28

Byzantine troops occupy Antioch (in modern Syria)

1055-12-19

Seldjuken under Toghril Beg occupy Baghdad

1085-05-25

King Alfonso VI of Castily/Leon occupy Toledo on Moren

1204-04-13

Crusaders occupy Constantinople

1240-12-06

Mongols under Batu Khan occupy & destroy Kiev

1393-07-17

Osmanen occupy Turnovo, Bulgaria

1506-10-07

Pope Julius II & France occupy Bologna

1511-08-10

Portugese troops occupy parts of Malacca

1512-02-19

French troops under Gaston de Foix occupy Brescia

1521-08-28

Turkish sultan Suleiman I's troops occupy Belgrade

1521-09-28

Turkish sultan Suleiman I's troops occupy Belgrade

1521-09-29

Turkish troops occupy Belgrade

1521-11-19

Battle at Milan: Emperor Karel V's/pontifical/Spanish/German troops beat France & occupy Milan

1522-12-25

Turkish troops occupy Rhodos

1523-10-27

English troops occupy Montalidier France

1535-06-24

Hessische troops occupy Munster

1543-08-05

French & Turkish troops occupy Nice

1544-05-01

Turkish troops occupy Hungary

1544-08-17

Imperial/English armies occupy Saint-Dizier France

1544-09-18

English King Henry VIII's troops occupy Boulogne

1549-08-12

French troops occupy Ambleteuse England

1558-01-08

French troops under duke de Guise occupy Calais

1563-02-15

Russian troops occupy Polotsk Lithuania

1571-03-19

Spanish troops occupy Manila

1572-05-15

Louis van Nassau & huguenots occupy Valenciennes

1572-06-19

Garrison under Adrian van Swieten occupy Oudewater

1572-07-23

William of Orange's troops occupy Roermond on the Spanjaarden

1572-11-16

Troops under Don Frederik (the Spanish General Fadrique Alvarez de Toledo) occupy and plunder Zutphen, Nmetherlands

1585-08-27

Duke of Parma's troops occupy Antwerp

1588-05-09

Duke Henri de Guise's troops occupy Paris

1591-06-20

Mauritius & Willem van Nassau occupy Devente

1619-09-15

Prince Bethlen Gabors troops occupy Pozsony (Pressburg) Hungary

1621-09-15

Swedish troops occupy Riga

1630-03-23

French troops occupy Pinerolo Piedmont

1630-07-18

Spanish troops occupy Mantua

1635-07-11

Armies of Savoye/Mantua/Parma occupy Milan

1636-08-14

Spanish troops occupy Corbie at Amiens

1638-12-17

French/Swedish troops occupy Breisach on the Rhine

1639-07-19

French troops occupy Salses, at Perpignan

1644-09-17

French troops occupy Mainz

1651-10-27

English troops occupy Limerick, Ireland

1652-05-19

Spanish troops occupy Grevelingen

1652-09-16

Spanish troops occupy Dunkirk

1654-08-05

French troops occupy Stenay

1654-09-16

Russian troops occupy Smolensk on Poland

1655-07-30

Dutch troops occupy Fort Assahudi Seram

1657-10-03

French troops occupy Mardyke

1658-06-23

Dutch troops occupy last Portugese Fort at Jafnapatnam in Ceylon

1658-12-09

Dutch troops occupy harbor city Quilon (Coilan) India

1672-06-21

French troops under King Louis XIV occupy Utrecht

1673-11-12

Dutch troops under Willem III occupy Bonn

1677-11-16

French troops occupy Freiburg

1678-11-05

Brandenburgse troops occupy Greifswald in Sweden

1681-10-23

French troops under King Louis XIV occupy Staatsburg

1688-09-06

Austrian armies occupy Belgrade

1690-10-08

Turkish troops occupy Belgrade

1691-04-09

French troops occupy Mons

1702-05-14

Swedish troops under King Charles XII occupy Warsaw

1702-07-19

Swedish troops under King Charles XII occupy Krakow

1702-10-07

British/Dutch troops under Marlborough occupy Roermond

1702-10-13

Dutch/English troops occupy Luik

1702-10-23

Battle of Bay of Vigo: Dutch & English fleet destroy & occupy Spanish silver fleet & French squadron

1703-05-18

Dutch & English troops occupy Cologne

1704-07-24

English & Dutch troops occupy Gibraltar

1704-08-03

English/Dutch fleet under Rooke/Callenburgh occupy Gibraltar

1704-08-04

War of Spanish Succession, English & Dutch troops occupy Gibraltar

1708-08-29

British troops occupy Menorca & Sardinia

1708-10-21

Dutch & English troops occupy Lille (Rijsel)

1710-10-13

English troops occupy Acadia (Nova Scotia)

1711-09-22

French troops occupy Rio de Janeiro

1714-09-11

French & Spanish troops under Duke of Berwick occupy Barcelona

1715-12-12

Russian/Prussian troops occupy Stralsund [NS=12/23]

1715-12-23

Russian/Prussian troops occupy Stralsund

1715-12-24

Swedish troops occupy Norway

1716-04-04

Russian & Prussian troops occupy Wismar

1716-04-15

Russian & Prussian troops occupy Wismar

1716-10-13

Hungarian Emperor Karel VI's troops occupy Temesvar

1722-09-12

Russian troops occupy Baku & Derbent on Persia

1734-06-17

French troops occupy Philipsburg at Rhine

1738-05-27

Turkish troops occupy Orsova & Ochakov

1745-02-18

Bonnie Prince Charlies troops occupy Inverness Scotland

1745-02-20

Jacobite troops occupy Fort Augustus, Scotland

1745-11-18

Bonnie Prince Charlie's troops occupy Carlisle

1746-01-08

Bonnie Prince Charlie's troops occupy Stirling [NS=Jan 19]

1746-01-19

Bonnie Prince Charlies troops occupy Stirling [OS= Jan 8]

1746-02-25

Cumberlands troops occupy Aberdeen

1746-03-08

Duke of Cumberland's troops occupy Aberdeen

1747-04-17

French troops occupy Zeeuws-Flanders, Netherlands

1747-09-16

French troops occupy Bergen on Zoom

1751-08-31

British troops under Sir Robert Clive occupy Arcot, India

1756-12-06

British troops under Robert Clive occupy Fulta India

1757-01-02

British troops occupy Calcutta India

1757-10-16

Austrian troops occupy Berlin

1758-01-11

Russian troops occupy Königsberg, East-Prussia [NS=Jan 22]

1758-01-22

Russian troops occupy Königsberg, East Prussia [OS=Jan 11]

1758-08-08

British troops occupy & plunder Cherbourg

1759-09-14

Austrian troops occupy Dresden

1760-07-26

Austrian troops occupy Fort Glatz Silezie

1760-10-09

7 Years' War: Russian and Austrian forces occupy Berlin [OS=Sep 28].

1762-10-06

British troops occupy Manila, Philippines

1778-12-29

English troops occupy Savannah, Georgia

1780-05-12

British troops occupy Charleston, South Carolina (Revolutionary War)

1781-11-13

British troops occupy Negapatam, Ceylon (Sri Lanka)

1787-07-06

Orange troops occupy Area at Duurstede

1788-12-19

Chinese troops occupy capital Thang Long Vietnam

1790-04-30

Colonial troops occupy Bonni's marroon village

1793-02-11

Prussian troops occupy Venlo, Netherlands

1794-06-25

French troops occupy Charleroi

1794-08-26

French troops occupy Lock

1794-10-09

French troops occupy Hertogenbosch

1794-11-09

Russian troops occupy Warsaw

1796-05-15

French troops occupy Milan

1798-12-04

Rebellious Flemish farmers occupy Hasselt

1798-12-05

Dutch troops occupy Hasselt

1810-07-04

French troops occupy Amsterdam

1813-11-12

Allied troops occupy Zwolle Neth

1813-11-28

Cossacks occupy Utrecht

1821-09-27

Mexican Empire declares its independence; Mexican revolutionary forces occupy Mexico City as Spanish withdraw

1830-09-23

Dutch troops occupy Brussels

1830-10-26

Belgian rebels occupy Antwerp

1839-10-10

British troops under Gen Charles Napier occupy Beirut

1842-03-05

Over 500 Mexican troops led by Rafael Vasquez invade Texas, briefly occupy San Antonio and then head back to the Rio Grande.

1846-02-20

British occupy Sikh citadel of Lahore

1861-07-27

Confederate troops occupy Fort Fillmore, New Mexico

1862-03-05

Union troops under brig-gen Wright occupy Fernandina Florida

1862-04-12

Union troops occupy Fort Pulaski Georgia

1862-05-01

Major General Benjamin Butler's Union forces occupy New Orleans in US Civil War

1862-07-12

Federal troops occupy Helena Arkansas

1863-04-19

Union troops/fleet occupy For Huger, Virginia

1864-02-01

Austrian and Prussian troops occupy Schleswig-Holstein

1864-02-05

Federals occupy Jackson, Mississippi

1864-02-07

Federal troops occupy Jacksonville, Florida

1864-03-14

Union troops occupy Fort de Russy, Louisiana

1864-08-08

Union troops/fleet occupy Fort Gaines, Alabama

1864-08-23

Union troops/fleet occupy Fort Morgan, Alabama

1864-10-15

Confederate troops occupy Glasgow, Missouri

1865-04-03

Union forces occupy Confederate capital of Richmond Va & Petersberg

1867-08-28

United States occupy Midway Islands in the Pacific

1879-02-14

Chilean troops occupy Antofagasta

1879-10-12

British troops occupy Kabul, Afghanistan

1881-02-26

-27] Natal: British troops under Major General Colley occupy Majuba Hill

1881-04-25

French troops occupy Algeria & Tunisia

1881-07-26

French marines occupy Tunisian harbor city Sfax

1883-04-12

French troops under lt-colonel Borgnis-Desbordes occupy Bamako Senegal

1890-04-06

French troops under capt Archinard occupy Segu, West-Sudan

1890-04-27

French troops under Capt Archinard occupy Oussebougou West Sudan

1891-01-01

French troops occupy Nioro, West-Sudan, 3000 killed

1891-02-24

French troops under capt Archinard occupy Diena West Sudan

1894-02-16

British troops occupy Ilorin, Gold Coast

1894-11-19

Dutch troops occupy & plunders palace of Tjakra Negara, Lombok

1896-01-18

British troops occupy Kumasi, West Africa

1897-01-27

British troops occupy Bida Gold Coast (Ghana)

1898-07-25

1st US troops land & occupy Puerto Rice, at Guanica Bay

1900-02-05

British troops under Gen Buller occupy Vaal Krantz, Natal

1900-02-18

British troops occupy Monte Christo, Natal

1900-02-19

British troops occupy Hlangwane, Natal

1900-03-13

British troops occupy Bloemfontein, capital of the Orange Free State

1900-05-12

Lord Roberts' troops occupy Crown city

1900-05-31

British troops under Lord Roberts occupy Johannesburg

1900-07-03

The British evacuate Rustenburg and occupy Commando Nek and Silkaatsnek in the Anglo-Boer war

1904-06-14

Dutch troops occupy Kuto Reh, Sumatra, killing all inhabitants

1905-08-16

Mbunga-rebellion occupy German post Ifakara East-Africa

1907-07-18

French troops occupy Casablanca

1907-07-30

Starting today, the French bombard Casablanca and land troops to occupy the Atlantic-coast region of Morocco after attacks on foreigners

1910-12-09

French troops occupy Morrocan harbor city Agadir

1911-05-02

French troops occupy Fès El Bali Morocco

1911-10-05

Italian troops occupy Tripoli

1912-05-04

Italian mariners occupy Turkish Island of Rhodes

1914-04-21

US marines occupy Vera Cruz, a major Mexican port; they will stay for 6 months

1914-08-07

French troops under Gen Bonneau occupy Altkitrch at Elzas

1914-08-08

French troops under Gen Bonneau occupy Mulhouse at Elzas

1914-08-12

Russian troops take East-Prussia & occupy Marggrabowa

1914-08-17

French troops under gen de Castelnau occupy Chateau Salins

1914-08-18

French troops under general Dubail occupy Sarrebourg

1914-08-21

Belgium: German troops occupy Tamines

1914-08-22

General Martos' troops occupy Soldau/Neidenburg East Prussia

1914-08-24

German troops occupy Namur, Belgium

1914-10-11

German troops occupy Gent

1914-10-14

German troops occupy Brug

1915-01-27

US Marines occupy Haiti

1916-04-05

French troops occupy Bois de Caillette

1916-05-22

French troops occupy parts of Fort Douaumont Verdun

1917-11-16

British occupy Tel Aviv and Jaffa

1920-05-05

Polish troops occupy Kiev

1921-02-18

British troops occupy Dublin

1922-01-18

Irish author Liam O'Flaherty & others occupy Rotunda in Dublin

1922-03-03

Italian fascists occupy Fiume & Rijeka

1923-01-11

French & Belgian troops occupy Ruhr to collect reparations

1923-03-01

Allies occupy Ruhrgebied: killing railroad striker

1923-08-31

Mussolini's troops occupy Corfu

1932-02-04

Japanese troops occupy Harbin, Manchuria

1932-02-20

Japanese troops occupy Tunhua China

1936-05-05

Italian troops occupy Addis Ababa

1938-11-21

Nazi forces occupy western Czechoslovakia & declared them German citizens

1940-05-12

French mariners occupy St Maarten

1940-05-15

German troops occupy Amsterdam, Gen Winkelman surrenders

1940-06-15

France surrenders to Hitler, German troops occupy Paris during WWII

1940-12-17

British troops occupy Sollum, Egypt

1941-02-04

British tanks occupy Maus, Libya

1941-03-24

German troops occupy El Agheila Libya

1941-04-27

German troops occupy Athens Greece

1941-06-01

British troops occupy Bagdad, Iraq

1941-06-28

German troops occupy Galicia, Poland

1941-11-02

German troops occupy Rostov

1941-12-11

Japanese occupy Guam

1942-01-02

Japanese troops occupy Manila Philippines

1942-01-21

Tito's partisans occupy Foca

1942-01-23

Japanese troops occupy Rabaul New Britain

1942-01-28

German troops occupy Benghazi Libya

1942-01-29

German & Italian troops occupy Banghazi, Libya

1942-03-01

Japanese troops occupy Kalidjati airport in Java

1942-03-23

Japanese forces occupy Andaman Islands in Indian Ocean

1942-05-02

Japanese troops occupy Mandalay Burma

1942-07-23

Hitler's Directive #45: order to occupy Stalingrad

1942-07-25

German troops occupy Rostov

1942-09-14

German troops occupy train station Stalingrad-1

1942-11-10

US troops occupy airport of Port-Lyautey, Morocco

1943-02-20

Allied troops occupy Kasserine pass in Tunisia

1943-05-07

British 11th Hussars occupy Tunis

1943-07-07

3rd day of battle at Kursk: Germans occupy Dubrova

1943-07-09

5th day of battle at Kursk: Germans occupy Verchopenje

1944-01-24

Allied troops occupy Nettuno Italy

1944-05-14

British troops occupy Kohima

1944-05-23

British and Canadian troops occupy Pontecorvo, Italy

1944-05-29

British troops occupy Aprilia, Italy

1944-06-08

Allies occupy Port-en-Bessin Normandy

1944-06-20

US troops occupy Biak

1944-07-18

British troops occupy Bourquebus hill range, Normandy

1944-07-18

Polish troops under Gen Anders occupy Ancona Italy

1944-07-19

Allied troops occupy Faubourg de Vaucelles, at Caen

1944-07-20

British and Canadian troops occupy Hill 67/Ifs/Bras/Frenouville, Normandy

1944-07-23

US troops occupy Pisa Italy

1944-07-27

US troops occupy le Mesnil-Herman/Hill 183 Normandy

1944-07-31

US troops occupy Sansapor, New-Guinea

1944-08-05

US 79th/90th division occupy Laval/Mayenne

1944-08-05

US troops occupy Vannes, Brittany

1944-08-08

Canada/Polish troops occupy Cramesnil/Secqueville/Cintheaux/St-Aignan

1944-08-19

US 90th/Polish 1st Division occupy Chambois, Normandy

1944-09-26

Soviet forces occupy Estonia

1944-10-21

Canadian troops occupy Breskens

1944-11-02

Canadian troops occupy Knokke

1945-02-23

Canadian troops occupy Kalkar

1945-04-15

US troops occupy concentration camp Colditz

1945-04-21

Allied troops occupy German nuclear laboratory

1945-05-02

Allies occupy Wismar

1945-05-02

Yugoslav troops occupy Trieste

1945-08-20

Russian troops occupy Harbin & Mukden

1945-10-09

British troops occupy Andamanen in Gulf of Bengal

1950-10-21

Chinese forces occupy Tibet

1951-11-18

British troops occupy Ismailiya, Egypt

1955-10-26

British troops occupy Saudi Arabian oil field at Boeraimi

1967-06-06

Israeli troops occupy Gaza

1970-08-31

Molukkers occupy Indonesian ambassador's home in Wassenaar

1972-05-01

North Vietnamese troops occupy Quang Tri Activities Committee

1973-02-27

American Indian Movement occupy Wounded Knee in South Dakota

1973-03-02

"Black September" terrorists occupy Saudi Embassy in Khartoum

1975-04-16

Cambodian Red Khmer occupy Phnom Penh

1975-11-25

Portuguese leftist officers occupy 4 airbases

1975-12-04

6 South Molukkans occupy Indonesian consulate in The Hague, 1 dead

1977-07-07

12,000 police occupy university in Mexico City

1978-08-01

Commandos occupy Iraqi embassy in Paris, 1 dead

1978-08-22

Sandinistas occupy National Palace in Managua, Nicaragua

1979-01-08

Vietnamese troops overtook Khmer Rouge & occupy Phnom Penh

1979-04-13

Christian Turks occupy St Jansbasiliek

1985-11-06

M-19 guerrillas occupy Palace of Justice Bogota Colombia

1992-01-22

Rebel forces occupy Zaire's national radio station in Kinshasa and broadcast a demand for the government's resignation.

1993-10-04

Troops of pres Yelsin occupy Russian White House (parliament)

1994-07-07

North Yemenite troops occupy Aden

2011-09-17

Occupy Wall Street movement began in Zucotti Park, New York City.

2012-02-28

Occupy London protesters evicted from St Paul's Cathedral

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Occupy - Birthdays
Date Event
1962-11-12

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1982-01-26

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1983-04-20

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