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Action of 1 February 1625

The Action of one February 1625 took place on 1 to 24 February 1625 and was a strategic victory for the Portuguese (as they regained the control of Persian gulf) with a fleet of eight galleons over an English-Dutch force of eight warships, though it was an Anglo-Dutch tactical victory, as they inflicted several times their losses on the Portuguese....

3 February 2007 Baghdad market bombing

The 3 February 2007 Baghdad market bombing was the detonation of a large truck bomb in a busy market in the Iraqi capital of Baghdad on 3 February 2007. The suicide attack killed at least 135 people and injured 339 others. The bomb, estimated to be about one ton in weight, brought down at least 10 buildings and coffee shops and obliterated market stalls in a largely Shi‘ite enclave less than a half mile from the Tigris River. Casualties and aftermath The attacks killed at least 135 and injured 339 others, making it the deadliest attack since the Sadr City bombings of 23 November 2006....

February 4, 1998 Afghanistan earthquake

February 4, 1998 Afghanistan earthquake occurred in northern Afghanistan in the Afghanistan-Tajikistan border region. The epicenter of the earthquake was located at Rostaq in the Takhar Province near Afghan-Tajikistan border. The magnitude of the quake was 6.1 on the infamous Richter scale and it lasted approximately 8 minutes and 7 seconds. Aftershocks continued for the next seven days. The earthquake was also felt at Tashkent and Dushanbe. Cause Afghanistan is situated on a major plate boundary....

Martyrs of February Stadium

Martyrs of February Stadium, otherwise known as Benina Martyrs Stadium and until 2011 officially named Hugo Chávez Stadium, is a Libyan football stadium located in Benina, a town 19 km east of Benghazi. The stadium was constructed by the same company that built the Brita-Arena in Germany. The stadium holds 10,550 people. This is Libya's first all-seater stadium. The stadium will be used by most Benghazi clubs, and may be used by the national team as well. The surface of the pitch is artificial. The pitch's dimensions are 105m x 68m....

Action of 10 February 1809

The Action of 10 February 1809 was a minor naval engagement of the Napoleonic Wars, in which a British Royal Navy squadron chased and captured the French frigate Junon in the Caribbean Sea. Junon was on a mission to carry trade goods from the Îles des Saintes near Guadeloupe back to France and was part of a succession of French warships sent during 1808 and the early months of 1809 in an effort to break the British blockade of the French Caribbean, which was destroying the economies and morale of the islands....

Action of 27 February 1941

The Action of 27 February 1941 was a single ship action between a New Zealand cruiser and an Italian auxiliary cruiser. It began when HMNZS Leander ordered a flagless freighter to stop for an inspection. Instead of complying, the freighter, the, raised the Italian colours and engaged the cruiser in a short battle. The action ended with Leander sinking Ramb I. Background As the Allied forces closed on Massawa during the East African Campaign, the Italian Red Sea Flotilla was ordered to break out of the harbour and run for friendly ports....

Tripoli protests and clashes (February 2011)

The 2011 Tripoli clashes were a series of confrontations between Libyan anti-government demonstrators and forces loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi in the capital city of Tripoli at the beginning of the Libyan civil war. During the early days of the uprising, there was significant unrest in the city, but the city remained under the control of the government. Background Gaddafi had ruled Libya since overthrowing the Libyan monarchy in 1969....

List of shipwrecks in February 1942

The list of shipwrecks in February 1942 includes all ships sunk, foundered, grounded, or otherwise lost during February 1942.1 February : World War II: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the Adriatic Sea north west of Cape Dukato, Albania by . Hardhausen : World War II: The motor boat was shelled and sunk at Tjeldodden by German shore-based artillery with the loss of two crew. : World War II: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean by with the loss of all 97 crew....

List of shipwrecks in February 1941

The list of shipwrecks in February 1941 includes all ships sunk, foundered, grounded, or otherwise lost during February 1941.1 February : World War II: The cargo ship was torpedoed, shelled and sunk in the Atlantic Ocean (approximately) by . All crew took to the lifeboats but were not seen again. : Former Estonian cargo ship struck a submerged object and sank in the Bristol Channel off Trevose Head, Cornwall. : World War II: The cargo ship struck a mine and sank in the North Sea off Cuxhaven, Lower Saxony....

List of shipwrecks in February 1940

The list of shipwrecks in February 1940 includes all ships sunk, foundered, grounded, or otherwise lost during February 1940. Most of the ships listed here were lost in connection with World War II.1 February : World War II: The coaster was torpedoed and sunk in the North Sea by with the loss of all nine crew. : World War II: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the North Sea off New Aberdour, Morayshire, United Kingdom by with the loss of six of her nineteen crew....

List of shipwrecks in February 1939: The list of shipwrecks in February 1939 includes all ships sunk, foundered, grounded, or otherwise lost during February 1939. 1 February : The cargo ship ran aground at Port Pirie, South Austra...

List of shipwrecks in February 1943: The list of shipwrecks in February 1943 includes ships sunk, foundered, grounded, or otherwise lost during February 1943.1 February : World War II: Operation Ke: The was bombed and sunk in the Pac...

List of shipwrecks in February 1944: The list of shipwrecks in February 1944 includes ships sunk, foundered, grounded, or otherwise lost during February 1944.1 February Agia Paraskevi : World War II: The sailing ship was rammed and sun...

List of shipwrecks in February 1945: The list of shipwrecks in February 1945 includes ships sunk, foundered, grounded, or otherwise lost during February 1945.1 February : World War II: The was bombed and sunk in the Balintang Channe...

List of shipwrecks in February 1915: The list of shipwrecks in February 1915 includes some ships sunk, foundered, grounded, or otherwise lost during February 1915.1 February : The barque was abandoned in the Atlantic Ocean off the coa...

List of shipwrecks in February 1916: The list of shipwrecks in February 1916 includes some ships sunk, foundered, grounded, or otherwise lost during February 1916.1 February : World War I: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the ...

List of shipwrecks in February 1917: The list of shipwrecks in February 1917 includes some ships sunk, foundered, grounded, or otherwise lost during February 1917.1 February Ada World War I: The fishing smack was scuttled in the Atlan...

List of shipwrecks in February 1918: The list of shipwrecks in February 1918 includes ships sunk, foundered, grounded, or otherwise lost during February 1918.1 February : World War I: The cargo ship was torpedoed and sunk in the Engli...

Action of 7 February 1813: The Action of 7 February 1813 was a naval battle between two evenly matched frigates from the French Navy and the British Royal Navy, Aréthuse and HMS Amelia. The battle was fought in the night of ...

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