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Raid - Notable Historical Events

John BrownOct 16, 1859

mOSBYOct 13, 1864

Billie HolidayMay 2, 1929

HitlerMar 17, 1932

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Raid - Historical Events
Date Event
910-08-05

The last major Viking army to raid England is defeated at the Battle of Tettenhall by the allied forces of Mercia and Wessex, led by King Edward and Earl Aethelred.

1377-06-29

French raid at Rye, England

1666-08-09

Rear Admiral Robert Holmes leads a raid on the Dutch island of Terschelling, destroying 150 merchant ships in the Vlie estuary, and pillaging the town of West-Terschelling, an act later known as "Holmes's Bonfire".

1726-05-09

Five men arrested during a raid on Mother Clap's molly house in London are executed at Tyburn.

1780-10-16

Royalton, Vermont and Tunbridge, Vermont last major raid of the American Revolutionary War.

1849-08-22

The first air raid in history; Austria launches pilotless balloons against the Italian city of Venice.

1859-10-16

John Brown leads 21 in raid on federal arsenal, Harper's Ferry, Va

1862-06-02

Raid at Early's: Maryland towards Washington DC

1862-07-13

Battle of Murfreesboro, TN (Forrest's Raid) US895 CS150

1862-07-19

Forrest's 1st raid

1862-12-18

Battle at Lexington, Tennessee (Forrest's Second Raid)

1862-12-22

-Jan 2nd) Raid on Morgan's: Bardstown to Elizabethtown, KY

1863-02-24

Forrest's raid on Brentwood, Tennessee

1863-04-24

Skirmish at Okolona/Birmingham, Mississippi (Grierson's Raid)

1863-04-27

Battle of Streight's raid: Tuscumbia to Cedar Bluff, AL

1863-07-11

Battle at Green River, Ky (Morgan's Ohio Raid)

1863-08-21

Raid at Lawrence KS by William Quantrill

1863-11-01

-8] Averell's Raid (on)to Lewisburg, West Virginia

1864-02-28

-Mar 4th) Raid at Kilpatrick's Richmond

1864-03-25

Battle of Paducah, KY (Forrest's raid)

1864-05-11

Battle of Yellow Tavern, VA (Sheridan's Raid, South Anna Bridge)

1864-05-12

Battle of Todd's Tavern, VA (Sheridan's Raid), cavalry battle during US Civil War

1864-05-31

Raid at Morgan's Kentucky

1864-06-22

Battle of Ream's Station, VA (Wilson's Raid)

1864-07-07

S Middleton, MD -Early's Washington Raid-

1864-07-11

Battle of Fort Stevens, DC (Early's Raid, Tennallytown, MD)

1864-07-29

Battle of Macon, GA (Stoneman's Raid)

1864-09-16

Battle of Coggin's Point, Virginia (Hampton-Rosser Cattle Raid)

1864-10-13

Battle of Harpers Ferry, WV (mOSBY's Raid)

1864-11-06

Battle of Droop Mountain, WV (Averell's Raid)

1864-11-28

Battle of New Creek, WV (Rosser's Raid, Ft Kelly)

1864-12-01

Raid at Stoneman: Knoxville, TN to Saltville, VA

1864-12-15

Raid on Stoneman: Abingdon & Glade Springs, VA

1865-03-18

Battle of Wilson's raid to Selma, AL

1865-03-22

Raid at Wilson's: Chickaswas AL to Macon GA

1866-06-07

Irish Fenians raid Pigeon Hill, Quebec

1866-07-30

New Orleans's Democratic government orders police to raid an integrated Republican Party meeting, killing 40 people and injuring 150.

1870-05-25

Irish Fenians raid Eccles Hill, Quebec

1895-12-29

Dr L S Jameson begins failed raid on Johannesburg

1896-01-03

Emperor Wilhelm congratulates Pres Kruger on the Jameson Raid

1897-07-16

The South African Committee, investigating the Jameson Raid releases its report finding that it was conducted almost implicitly through the support and encouragement of Cecil John Rhodes and the mining houses in the Transvaal

1906-08-13

Black soldiers raid Brownsville Texas

1915-05-31

An LZ-38 Zeppelin makes an air raid on London

1915-06-01

1st Zeppelin air raid over England

1917-06-13

World War I: the deadliest German air raid on London during World War I is carried out by Gotha G bombers and results in 162 deaths, including 46 children, and 432 injuries.

1918-06-12

1st airplane bombing raid by an American unit, France

1919-11-07

US police raid offices of Union of Russian Workers

1920-05-20

Policemen raid the Cubs' bleachers & arrest 24 fans for gambling

1929-05-02

Billie Holiday (14) and her mother are arrested for prostitution following a raid of a brothel in Harlem

1930-04-18

Attempted raid on the armoury of police and auxiliary forces in Chittagong in Bengal province, British India by armed pro-independence revolutionaries led by Surya Sen popularly known as Master-da.

1932-03-17

German police raid Hitler's Nazi headquarter

1939-12-09

Russian air raid on Helsinki

1940-03-16

German air raid on British fleet base Scapa Flow

1940-03-19

Failed British air raid on German base at Sylt

1940-07-23

"Blitz" all-night air raid by German bombers on London begins

1940-08-11

German air raid on British harbors Portland/Weymouth

1940-10-15

-16] Heavy German air raid on London, 400 killed

1940-11-01

1st US air raid shelter, Fleetwood, Pa

1940-11-19

German air raid on Birmingham fails

1940-11-20

German air raid on Birmingham fails

1940-12-16

British air raid on Mannheim

1941-02-19

Nazi raid Amsterdam & round up 429 young Jews for deportation

1941-02-26

Utrecht & Zaandam strike against raid on Jews

1941-04-14

1st massive German raid in Paris, 3,600 Jews rounded up

1941-05-03

-4] German air raid on Liverpool

1941-05-10

British House of Commons & Holborn Theatre damaged in an air raid

1941-05-31

A Luftwaffe air raid in Dublin, Ireland claims 38 lives.

1941-06-11

2nd great raid on Jews of Amsterdam

1941-08-20

Police raid 11th district of Paris, takes 4,000+ Jewish males

1941-09-23

German air raid on Russian naval base at Kronstadt (battleship Marat sinks)

1942-01-20

Japanese air raid on Rabaul New Britain

1942-01-21

Japanese air raid on Rabaul, New Britain

1942-01-22

Japanese air raid on Rabaul, New Britain

1942-02-03

1st Japanese air raid on Java

1942-03-27

-28] Allies raid German submarine base in St Nazaire

1942-03-28

British naval forces raid Nazi occupied French port of St Nazaire

1942-04-01

Allied air raid on harbor city Kupang Timor

1942-05-30

1,047 bombers bomb Cologne in RAF's raid of WW II

1942-06-25

British RAF staged a 1,000 bomb raid on Bremen Germany (WW II)

1942-08-17

US bombers 8th Air Force stage 1st independent raid on Europe attack Rouen, France

1942-11-05

Nazi raid on Greek Jews in Paris

1943-01-16

1st US air raid on Ambon

1943-02-15

Women's camp Tamtui on Ambon (Moluccas) hit by allied air raid

1943-04-07

Lt colonel Claus von Stauffenberg seriously wounded at allied air raid

1943-05-16

-17th] Operation Chastise - the Dambusters Raid; 617 Squadron RAF bombs Möhne & Eder dams (Ruhr valley) with bouncing bombs

1943-07-08

British air raid sinks U-232

1943-07-09

British air raid sinks U-435

1943-07-19

500 allied air forces raid Rome during WW II

1943-08-14

1st allied air raid on Borneo

1943-08-19

US air raid on German bases at Gilze-Rijen/Vlissingen

1943-10-05

US air raid on Wake

1943-11-11

US air raid on Rabaul, Papua New Guinea

1944-01-12

Failed resistance raid on distribution office of Borgerstraat Amsterd

1944-05-17

-18] Allied air raid on Surabaja, Java

1944-06-05

1st B-29 bombing raid; 1 plane lost due to engine failure

1944-06-14

1st B-29 raid against mainland Japan

1944-06-19

Heavy air raid on US fleet at Guam "Turkey Shoot"

1944-07-18

Allies air raid railways at Vaires Paris

1944-07-18

British air raid on German convoy SW of Helgoland

1944-08-11

US air raid on Palembang

1944-08-15

Allied air raid on train in North Netherlands, 32 killed

1944-08-19

Allied air raid on Maastricht, 80+ killed

1944-08-21

Raid on Jewish childrens house in Secrétan/St-Mandé

1944-08-28

US air raid on Ambon

1944-10-24

US air raid on Japanese battleships/cruisers in Sibuya Sea: Musashi sinks

1945-01-01

German air raid on allied airports at Eindhoven/Saint-Trond/Brussels

1945-01-02

Allied air raid on Nuremberg

1945-01-22

Heavy US air raid on Okinawa

1945-03-21

During WW II Allied bombers begin 4-day raid over Germany

1945-04-19

US aircraft carrier Franklin heavy damaged in Japanese air raid

1945-04-25

Allied air raid on Surabaja, Java

1951-05-09

Air raid on Chinese positions at Yalu River

1953-07-26

Arizona Governor John Howard Pyle orders an anti-polygamy law enforcement crackdown on residents of Short Creek, Arizona, which becomes known as the Short Creek Raid.

1953-11-17

The United States join the UN in condemning Israel's raid on Jordon on October 4, 1953

1954-04-25

British raid Nairobi Kenya (25,000 Mau Mau suspects arrested)

1956-05-27

French raid in Algiers

1969-06-27

Police raid Stonewall Gay Bar in Greenwich Village, NY, about 400 to 1,000 patrons riot against police, it lasts 3 days

1972-10-14

North Irish Loyalist paramilitaries raid Headquarters of the 10 Ulster Defence Regiment in Belfast and stole rifles and ammunition

1972-10-23

Loyalist paramilitaries carry out raid on an Ulster Defence Regiment

1972-10-30

Loyalist paramilitaries carry out a raid on Royal Ulster Constabulary station in County Derry, and steal 4 British Army Sterling sub-machine Guns

1975-05-14

US forces raid Cambodian island of Koh Tang to free Mayaguez ship

1976-07-09

Uganda asks UN to condemn Israeli hostage rescue raid on Entebbe

1977-02-10

Jonathan Netanyou Lane in the Bronx NY named in honor of Bronx-born Israeli soldier who died freeing hostages in Entebbe Raid (1976)

1985-04-20

ATF raid on The Covenant, The Sword, and the Arm of the Lord compound in northern Arkansas.

1985-08-15

First Iraqi air raid on Iran's main oil export terminal, Kharg Island

1985-10-01

Israeli air raid on PLO-headquarter at Tunis, 68 killed

1991-02-13

US bombs Iraqi air raid shelter, killing 334

1991-02-13

US air raid on the Amiriyah shelter in Baghdad kills more than 408 civilians

1991-03-22

Law enforcement officers raid fraternities at U of Va seizing drugs

1993-02-28

Gun battle erupts near Waco, Texas at Branch Davidian compound after FBI attempts a raid

1996-08-03

US General William F. Garrison accepts responsibility for outcome of the 1993 raid in Somalia, and retires from military service.

2000-04-22

In a pre-dawn raid, federal agents seize six-year-old Elián González from his relatives' home in Miami, Florida.

2003-03-18

FBI agents raid the corporate headquarters of HealthSouth Corporation in Birmingham, Alabama on suspicion of massive corporate fraud led by the company's top executives.

2006-08-31

Stolen on August 22, 2004, Edvard Munch's famous painting "The Scream" was recovered from a raid by Norwegian police. The painting was said to be in a better-than-expected condition.

2008-04-04

The raid on the FLDS owned ranch called the YFZ Ranch in Texas, 401 children were taken into custody. 133 woman were taken into state custody also, the total number of woman and children is 534.

2013-03-31

14 Boko Haram suspects are killed in a Nigerian Army raid

2013-05-02

100 people are killed by the Syrian Army in a raid on al-Bayda, Baniyas

2016-01-16

Burkina Faso terror: Security forces raid besieged hotel, free 63 hostages

2016-01-16

Burkina Faso terror: Security forces raid besieged hotel, free 63 hostages

2016-01-31

Boko Haram kills dozens in raid near Nigeria refugee camp

2017-03-26

Blasts Kill 3 as Bangladeshi Troops Raid Militant Hide-Out

2017-04-06

Feds Raid Suspected $50M Visa Fraud Ring Near Los Angeles

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Raid - Notable Birthdays

James DoolittleDec 14, 1896

Raid - Birthdays
Date Event
1896-12-14

James Doolittle, Alameda California, USAF General (Raid on Tokyo 1942)

1904-03-06

Johannes C "Chris" Baay, Dutch actor (Klatergoud, Surprise Raid)

1912-12-11

Micky Burn, Jeremy Clarkson: Greatest Raid of All Time

1914-05-10

Art Seid, Raid on Entebbe

1916-09-28

Peter Finch, London, actor (Network, Windom's Way, Raid on Entebbe)

1918-03-15

Nina Konsta, Police Raid

1922-01-18

Agathe Poschmann, Police Raid

1922-07-17

Friedhelm von Petersson, Police Raid

1924-10-02

Frank Tauss, Raid on Entebbe

1925-03-23

Kenji Ushio, Kamen Raidâ tai jigoku taishi

1928-9-27

Dran Hamilton, Ulzana's Raid

1933-12-04

Horst Buchholz, Berlin Germany, actor (Magnificent 7, Raid on Entebbe)

1935-04-20

Shinji Nakae, Kamen Raidâ tai Shokkâ

1935-07-23

Peter Morgenstern, The B Negative Raid

1936-9-29

Clinton Greyn, Raid on Rommel

1941-02-27

Paddy Ashdown, The Most Courageous Raid of WWII

1941-07-24

Laraine Stephens, The Thousand Plane Raid

1942-04-15

Oiva Lohtander, Raid

1942-10-22

Kaarin Raid, 'Hukkunud Alpinisti' hotell

1942-10-30

Barry Beckerman, Raid on Entebbe

1944-06-01

Ilkka Toiviainen, Poliisi ja Raid rekkakuskin perään...

1947-05-07

Takeshi Sasaki, Kamen Raidâ tai Shokkâ

1947-07-04

Morganna, Indian Raid, Indian Made

1949-9-30

Seppo Kulmala, Raid

1951-06-19

Ayman Al-Zawahiri, Knowledge is for Acting Upon: The Manhattan Raid

1952-03-01

Roy Marten, The Raid 2

1952-03-18

Marvin Fragua, Ulzana's Raid

1953-11-12

Cok Simbara, The Raid 2

1955-9-29

Erik Kiviniemi, Raid

1956-04-12

Mike Hagins, Doolittle's Daring Raid

1957-01-01

Ray Sahetapy, The Raid: Redemption

1957-02-23

Gary Kesper, The Great Raid

1957-03-10

Osama bin Laden, Knowledge is for Acting Upon: The Manhattan Raid

1958-07-31

Kai Lehtinen, Raid

1963-01-07

Mari Rantasila, Raid

1963-9-02

Tio Pakusodewo, The Raid 2

1965-9-01

Craig McLachlan, The Great Raid

1967-07-27

Jeremy Callaghan, The Great Raid

1967-10-03

Kirsti Väänänen, Raid

1968-07-17

David Chamberlain, The Great Raid

1970-08-06

Marina Mogilevskaya, Black Sea Raid

1973-06-20

Chino Moreno, The Raid: Redemption

1975-01-28

Ómar Örn Hauksson, The Raid: Redemption

1975-9-27

Tim Campbell, The Great Raid

1978-12-07

Donny Alamsyah, The Raid: Redemption

1979-01-08

Marsha Timothy, The Raid 2

1980-05-31

Hiroyuki Matsumoto, Gekijouban Kamen raidâ Ôzu Wonderful: Shougun to 21 no koa medaru

1981-06-23

Joe Taslim, The Raid: Redemption

1981-07-08

Oka Antara, The Raid 2

1983-05-09

Ryûhei Matsuda, The Raid 2

1983-05-18

Ayano Sugiyama, Kamen Raidâ Ryûki: Episode Final

1985-04-13

Stephan Meloy, The Raid: Redemption

1987-02-07

Ardiansyah Bahar, The Raid: Redemption

1988-10-29

Kenneth Miller, Seal Team Six: The Raid on Osama Bin Laden

1989-01-04

Julie Estelle, The Raid 2

1991-12-15

Tracy Lindsay, Seal Team Six: The Raid on Osama Bin Laden

Raid - Deaths
Date Event
1945-03-03

Koos Speenhoff, Dutch singer, killed in bombing raid at 75

1957-01-01

Seán South and Fergal O'Hanlon are killed in the Brookeborough Raid.

1969-07-09

Rob de Vries, actor/director (Ciske de Rat, Silent Raid), dies at 51

1970-12-06

Thomas S Power, USAF-gen (Raid on Tokyo-March 1945), dies at 65

1979-06-21

Raymond Whitaker, The Raid

1994-04-13

Frank Tauss, Raid on Entebbe

1996-04-30

David Opatoshu, actor (Torn Curtian, Raid on Entebbe), dies at 78

1996-07-31

Barry Beckerman, Raid on Entebbe

2000-02-13

Gene Palmer, Raid on Rommel

2000-10-20

Otto Reichow, Ulzana's Raid

2001-08-09

Art Seid, Raid on Entebbe

2007-06-28

Shinji Nakae, Kamen Raidâ tai Shokkâ

2010-09-03

Micky Burn, Jeremy Clarkson: Greatest Raid of All Time

2011-05-02

Osama bin Laden, Knowledge is for Acting Upon: The Manhattan Raid

2011-08-11

Stephan Meloy, The Raid: Redemption

2014-07-29

Kaarin Raid, 'Hukkunud Alpinisti' hotell

2015-11-18

#JeSuisChien: French police dog dies in Saint-Denis raid


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