Mosul in History

Iraq: Baghdad - Basra

Historical Events

  • 1098-06-28 Fighters of the First Crusade defeat Kerbogha of Mosul.
  • 1959-03-08 Pro-Egyptian coup fails in Mosul Iraq
  • 2014-06-11 Islamic State of Iraq forces seize control of government offices and other important buildings in the northern city of Mosul
  • 2014-11-09 United States lead air strikes in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul against Islamic State (IS)
  • 2017-03-28 US confirms likely it is behind the air strike in Mosul, Iraq that led to collapse of a building that killed more than 100 civilians

Famous Deaths

  • 1113-10-02 Mawdoed, Selchuk emir/governor of Mosul, dies