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Julius CaesarOct 3, -52

Charles IMay 5, 1646

George WashingtonJul 3, 1754

NapoleonJul 15, 1815

Sitting BullJul 20, 1881

GeronimoSep 4, 1886

HitlerJun 15, 1940

Hermann GoeringMay 11, 1943

Pablo EscobarJun 19, 1991

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Surrenders - Historical Events
Date Event
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Vercingetorix, leader of the Gauls, surrenders to the Romans under Julius Caesar, ending the siege and battle of Alesia.

BC
AD
637-10-30

Antioch surrenders to the Muslim forces under Rashidun Caliphate after the Battle of Iron bridge.

1110-12-04

Syrian harbor city Saida (Sidon) surrenders to Crusaders

1124-07-07

Tyrus surrenders to Crusaders

1154-04-23

Damascus surrenders to sultan Nur ad-Din van Aleppo

1359-07-04

Francesco II Ordelaffi of Forlì surrenders to the Papal commander Gil de Albornoz.

1399-08-19

King Richard II of England surrenders to his cousin Henry

1419-01-19

French city of Rouen surrenders to Henry V in Hundred Years War

1461-08-15

The Empire of Trebizond surrenders to the forces of Sultan Mehmet II. This is regarded by some historians as the real end of the Byzantine Empire. Emperor David is exiled and later murdered.

1483-09-03

Utrecht surrenders to Habsburg army

1492-01-02

Muhammad XII. (Boabdil) last Nasird ruler of Moorish fortress Alhambra surrenders to the Catholic Monarchs

1492-10-12

Flemish rebel leader Philip van Kleef surrenders

1495-07-20

French viceroy of Naples Montpensier surrenders

1511-01-19

Mirandola surrenders to the French.

1527-06-07

Pope Clement VII surrenders to emperor Charles V's armies

1530-08-12

Florence surrenders for emperor Karel I

1543-09-07

Duke Willem of Gulik surrenders to emperor Charles V

1547-05-16

Protestant German monarch surrenders to Karel in Wittenberg

1547-05-19

Monarch Johan Frederik surrenders to Karel

1555-04-17

Siena surrenders for Spanish troops

1573-07-13

Haarlem surrenders after 7 months to Spanish army

1574-02-21

Spanish garrison of Middelburg Neth surrenders

1577-12-16

Danzig surrenders to troops of Polish king Istvan Bathory

1579-07-21

Mechelen surrenders to Duke of Parma

1581-11-29

Doornik (Tournai) surrenders to Duke of Parma

1584-04-07

Ieper surrenders to duke Van Parma

1584-09-17

Gent surrenders to Duke of Parma

1585-08-17

Antwerp surrenders after 8 months siege by duke of Parma

1588-08-12

Medemblik surrenders to Spanish army

1591-04-19

Chartres surrenders to king Henri IV in France

1591-05-20

Spanish troops in Zutphen surrenders to Willem Louis/Mauritius

1591-10-21

Nijmegen surrenders to Earl Mauritius van Nassau

1594-07-23

Groningen surrenders to earl Mauritius/Willem Louis

1597-09-25

Amiens surrenders to French King Henri IV

1601-07-30

Spanish garrison of Rhine birch surrenders to Earl Mauritius

1602-09-19

Grave surrenders to earl Mauritius

1604-05-12

Spanish garrison of Aardenburg surrenders to Mauritius

1604-08-20

Spanish garrison of Sluis surrenders to count Maurice

1605-02-25

Portuguese garrison on Ambon surrenders to Admiral Van der Haghen

1628-10-28

Hugenot bulwark La Rochelle surrenders to Cardinal Richelieu

1629-09-14

Spanish garrison surrenders to prince Frederik Henry

1642-09-19

Perpignan surrenders to French troops

1644-09-02

, Cornwall: Robert Devereux's infantry surrenders

1646-05-05

King Charles I surrenders at Scotland

1658-06-25

Spanish garrison at Dunkirk surrenders to French & British

1662-02-01

Dutch garrison on Formosa surrenders to Chinese pirates

1663-09-25

Austrian Fort Neuhausl surrenders to invading Turkish army

1664-09-24

Dutch Fort Orange (New Netherland) in present day Albany NY surrenders to the English

1695-08-04

French garrison of surrenders to Willem III

1695-09-01

French garrison of castle Namur surrenders fto the army of the Grand Alliance under the command of King William III of England

1723-06-26

After a lasting siege and bombardment by cannons, Baku surrenders to the Russians.

1752-06-09

French army surrenders to the British in Trichinopoly India

1754-07-03

George Washington surrenders to French, Fort Necessity (7 Years' War)

1756-10-15

Saxon army surrenders to Prussia

1757-03-17

Prince Mas Saïd of Mataram surrenders to Mangkubumi in Java

1757-08-09

English Fort William Henry, NY, surrenders to French & Indians troops

1759-11-21

Battle at Maxen: Prussian army surrenders to Austrians

1760-08-07

Ft Loudon, Tennessee surrenders to Cherokee Indians

1760-09-08

French army surrenders Montreal to General Jeffrey Amherst

1760-11-29

French commandant Beletre surrenders Detroit to Maj R Rogers

1777-10-17

British General John Burgoyne surrenders at Saratoga NY

1781-10-19

British General Cornwallis surrenders at Yorktown at 2 pm; US Revolutionary War ends

1782-02-04

British garrison surrenders to French & Spanish fleet

1787-10-10

Amsterdam surrenders to Prussian invasion army

1795-02-05

Zealand, Netherlands, surrenders to French general Michaud

1795-09-15

Cape Colony surrenders to Britain

1797-02-21

Trinidad, West Indies, surrenders to British

1799-08-30

Batavian fleet surrenders to British

1800-09-05

Malta surrenders to British after they blockade French troops

1810-02-01

Seville, Spain surrenders to French

1812-08-16

General Hull surrenders Detroit & Michigan territory to British forces

1813-11-11

Dresden surrenders to allied armies

1813-11-21

Stettin surrenders to allied armies

1813-12-05

Lübeck surrenders to allied armies

1813-12-26

Zamose, Modlin, Torgau surrenders to allied armies

1813-12-30

Danzig surrenders to allied armies

1815-07-15

Napoleon surrenders to Captain Frederick Maitland of HMS Bellerophon at Rochefort after his earlier defeat at the Battle of Waterloo

1821-06-14

Badi VII, king of Sennar, surrenders his throne and realm to Ismail Pasha, general of the Ottoman Empire, ending the existence of that Sudanese kingdom.

1840-10-14

Maronite leader Bashir II surrenders to the British forces and goes into exile in Malta.

1849-08-28

Venice under Daniele Manin surrenders to Austrians under Radetsky, having been under siege since July 20 after proclaiming independence

1856-12-09

The Iranian city of Bushehr surrenders to occupying British forces.

1857-05-01

William Walker, conqueror of Nicaragua, surrenders to US Navy

1861-03-08

St Augustine Florida surrenders to Union armies

1861-04-13

After 34 hours of bombardment, Fort Sumter surrenders to Confederates (US Civil War)

1862-09-17

Battle of Mumfordville, KY-US Col J Wilder surrenders city

1863-07-04

Vicksburg, Mississippi surrenders to Union forces

1865-04-26

Confederate Gen J E Johnston surrenders Army of Tenn, at Durham NC

1865-05-04

Battle of Citronville, AL; Richard Taylor surrenders

1865-05-11

Confederate Brigadier General Meriwether Jeff Thompson surrenders at Jacksonport, Arkansas

1865-06-02

At Galveston, Kirby-Smith surrenders Trans-Mississippi Dept

1865-06-23

At Fort Towson, General Stand Watie surrenders last sizeable confederate army

1870-09-02

Napoleon III surrenders to Prussian armies

1870-09-20

Pope Pius IX surrenders to King Victor Emmanuel

1871-01-28

Paris surrenders to Prussians

1877-10-05

Chief Joseph surrenders, ending Nez Perce War

1881-07-20

Sioux Indian Chief Sitting Bull, surrenders to US federal troops

1886-09-04

Apache Chief Geronimo surrenders ending last major US-Indian war

1900-02-27

Boer General Cronjé surrenders to English in Pardenberg, South-Africa

1900-04-04

British garrison of Reddersberg surrenders to Boer general De Wet

1903-12-03

Panglima Polim surrenders to Capt Colijn at Atjeh

1903-12-06

Sumatra Atjehs guerilla leader Panglima Polim surrenders

1914-08-17

Lithuiana surrenders to Germans

1915-02-21

20th Russian Army corps surrenders

1915-07-09

Germany surrenders South West Africa to Union of South Africa

1915-10-09

Belgrade Serbia, surrenders to Central leaders

1916-01-25

Montenegro surrenders to Austria-Hungary

1916-01-28

German colony of Cameroon surrenders to Britain & France

1916-02-18

The last German garrison in the German colony of Cameroons surrenders

1920-07-29

Mexican rebel Pancho Villa surrenders

1934-11-26

German theologist Karl Barth surrenders to Nazis

1937-08-24

In the Spanish Civil War, the Basque Army surrenders to the Italian Corpo Truppe Volontarie following the Santoña Agreement.

1939-09-27

Warsaw Poland, surrenders to Germans after 19 days of resistance

1940-03-12

Finland surrenders to Russia during WW II, gives Karelische Isthmus

1940-04-09

Germany invades Norway & Denmark during WW II (Denmark surrenders)

1940-05-14

Nazis bomb Rotterdam (600-900 dead), Netherlands surrenders to Germany

1940-05-15

German troops occupy Amsterdam, Gen Winkelman surrenders

1940-05-28

Belgium surrenders to Germany, King Leopold III gives himself up

1940-06-09

Norway surrenders to Germany during WW II

1940-06-10

Norway surrenders to Nazis

1940-06-15

France surrenders to Hitler, German troops occupy Paris during WWII

1941-04-06

Italian held Addis Ababa surrenders to British & Ethiopian forces

1941-04-17

World War II: The Kingdom of Yugoslavia surrenders to Germany.

1941-04-21

Greece surrenders to nazi-Germany

1941-04-23

Greece Army surrenders to German Nazis RAF brings Greek king George II to Egypt

1941-05-16

Italian army under Aosta surrenders to Britain at Amba Alagi Ethiopia

1941-05-18

Italian army in Ethiopia under general Aosta surrenders to Britain

1942-02-15

WWII: British ruled Singapore surrenders to the Japanese

1942-03-08

KNIL, Dutch colonial army on Java, surrenders to Japanese armies

1942-11-23

3rd & 5th Romanian army corp surrenders

1943-01-31

Gen Friedrich von Paul surrenders to Russian troops at Stalingrad

1943-02-02

German 6th Army surrenders after Battle of Stalingrad, turning point in Europe during WW II

1943-05-09

5th German Pantser army surrenders in Tunisia

1943-05-11

Hermann Goering division in Tunisia surrenders

1943-09-08

Italy surrenders to Allies in WWII

1944-09-21

Last British paratroopers at bridge of Arnhem surrenders

1944-11-03

German troops in Vlissingen surrenders

1944-11-08

Last German troops at Walcheren surrenders

1945-05-02

German Army in Italy surrenders

1945-05-02

WWII: Battle of Berlin end as Russian army takes Berlin; General Weidling surrenders

1945-05-06

Gen J Blaskowitz surrenders German troops in Netherlands

1945-05-08

German General Von Keitel formally surrenders to Marshal Zhukov and the Soviets in Berlin

1945-05-23

German island of Helgoland in North Sea surrenders to British

1945-07-31

Pierre Laval, the fugitive former leader of Vichy France, surrenders to Allied soldiers in Austria.

1945-08-14

V-J Day; Japan surrenders unconditionally to end WW II (also August 15 depending on time zone)

1945-09-01

Japan surrenders ending WW II (US date, 2nd September in Japan)

1970-01-12

Biafran War ends, Biafra surrenders to Nigeria

1971-12-16

India's army occupies Dacca, West Pakistani troops surrenders

1974-03-09

Last Japanese soldier, a guerrilla operating in Philippines, surrenders, 29 years after World War II ended

1975-04-30

Last US helicopter leaves US embassy grounds, Saigon surrenders

1982-04-26

Argentina surrenders to Britain on S Georgia near Falkland Island

1982-06-14

Argentina surrenders to Britain on Falkland Is, ends 74-day conflict

1984-12-31

NYC subway gunman Bernhard Goetz surrenders to police in NH

1990-01-03

Panama's leader Gen Manuel Noriega surrenders to US authorities

1991-06-19

Colombian drug baron Pablo Escobar surrenders to police

1992-10-20

Mr Johnson surrenders Monrovia, Liberia & is exiled to Nigeria

1997-05-02

Republic of Texas security chief Robert Scheidt surrenders

2001-04-01

Former president of Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Slobodan Milošević surrenders to police special forces, to be tried on charges of war crimes.

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Surrenders - Birthdays
Date Event
1948-04-16

Flemming Danty, The Olsen Gang Never Surrenders

Surrenders - Deaths
Date Event
1991-06-23

Flemming Danty, The Olsen Gang Never Surrenders


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