Leaves Events in History

2013 Event - A winter storm earlier in the week leaves thousands without power in Southern Ontario, Maine, Michigan and Vermont; below-freezing temperatures sent many to shelters for warmth

2013 Event - In the U.S., record snowfall leaves hundreds of thousands without power; Dallas-Fort Worth experiences an ice storm causing traffic accidents, power outages and airport delays

2013 Event - When Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke leaves office, U.S. President Barack Obama has nominated Janet Yellin to take his place

2013 Event - Russia grants NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden one year of temporary political asylum; Snowden leaves Moscow's Sheremetyevo Airport

2012 Event - Margaret Thatcher, former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, leaves the hospital after undergoing minor surgery to remove a tumor

2012 Event - Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge leaves the hospital after suffering from severe morning sickness

2012 Event - In the U.S., over 60 people die in the Mid-Atlantic states as the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy leaves millions without electricity and cripples its mass transportation system

2012 Event - Top executive Marissa Mayer, leaves Google after being appointed Yahoo! Inc.'s new CEO

2011 Event - The last convoy of U.S. Army soldiers leaves Iraq, formally marking the end of the Iraq War

2011 Event - A landslide in Malaysia leaves one person killed and six missing

2011 Event - In China, a fire in a coal mine in Shandong Province leaves at least 36 people trapped underground

2011 Event - Famed 'Harry Potter' author J.K. Rowling leaves her agent, Christopher Little, ending their 15-year working relationship

2011 Event - The most expensive painting ever auctioned, 'Nude, Green Leaves and Bust', by Pablo Picasso, goes on display in London's Tate Gallery

2011 Event - Under pressure from conservationists and diplomats, Japan's whaling fleet leaves the Antarctic

2011 Event - Protesters stage the largest demonstration ever against the Mubarak regime; two million people gather in Tahir Square, vowing to stay until Mubarak leaves his post

2010 Event - An auction at Christie's in New York sets a record for the most expensive work of art sold at auction when it sells Pablo Picasso's 'Nude, Green Leaves and Bust' for $106 million

1997 Event - For only 2nd time Stanley Cup leaves North America (heads to Russia)

1994 Event - Doc Gooden leaves Betty Ford Center

1993 Event - Ferry boat leaves for west coast of South Korea, 120 killed

1990 Event - U.S. ambassador to Kuwait, Nathaniel Howell leaves Kuwait

1990 Event - East Germany leaves Warsaw Pact

1989 Event - Last Vietnamese soldier leaves Cambodia

1988 Event - Fish leaves rock group Marillion

1986 Event - Activist Anatoly Scharansky released by U.S.S.R., leaves country

1984 Event - U.S. leaves UNESCO

1983 Event - 11 year old Samantha Smith of Manchester, Maine, leaves for U.S.S.R.

1982 Event - Palestinian Liberation Organization leaves Lebanon

1982 Event - PLO leader Yasser Arafat leaves Beirut

1979 Event - Deposed Shah of Iran leaves U.S. for Panama

1976 Event - Military coup in Ecuador, President Guillermo Lara leaves

1975 Event - Last U.S. helicopter leaves U.S. embassy grounds, Saigon surrenders

1972 Event - Greek composer Mikis Theodorakis leaves Communist Party

1972 Event - President Nixon leaves Washington D.C. for China

1971 Event - John Lennon leaves U.K. for New York City, never to return

1971 Event - John Guares "House of Blue Leaves," premieres in New York City

1970 Event - Luna 16 leaves Moon

1970 Event - Denny McLain returns, (leaves trailiing) Tigers beat Yankees in 11

1970 Event - U.S. leaves Wheelus AFB Libya

1969 Event - Mick Taylor leaves John Mayall Band and joins Rolling Stones

1969 Event - Brian Jones leaves The Rolling Stones

1969 Event - British liner Queen Elizabeth II leaves on maiden voyage to New York

1969 Event - "Fig Leaves Are Falling" closes at Broadhurst New York City after 4 performances

1969 Event - "Fig Leaves Are Falling" opens at Broadhurst Theater New York City for 4 performances

1968 Event - Albania leaves Warsaw pact

1967 Event - NLF leaves People's Republic of South-Yemen

1967 Event - Cincinnati Red Jim Maloney retires 19 Pirates, then gets injured and leaves

1965 Event - Singapore leaves Malaysian Federation

1964 Event - Malcolm X leaves Black Muslim Movement

1962 Event - Angolin leaves Comecon

1962 Event - French Foreign Legion leaves Algeria

1961 Event - Union of South Africa becomes a republic, leaves Commonwealth

1961 Event - South Africa leaves British Commonwealth

1958 Event - Carl Perkins leaves Sun Records for Columbia Records

1956 Event - Last of foreign troops leaves Egypt as Brits leave Suez Canal

1955 Event - Reverend Sun Young Moon leaves prison in Seoul

1955 Event - John Williams Cox buys Yankee Stadium, sells grounds to Knights of Columbus, later leaves structure to Rice University (1962)

1954 Event - Alan Freed leaves Cleveland to New York City for WINS radio

1951 Event - Nazi General Christiansen leaves Netherlands

1950 Event - French women and children leaves Hanoi/Tonkin-delta

1949 Event - Nationalist regime of China leaves for Taiwan/Formosa

1947 Event - 1st round-the-world civil air service leaves New York City

1945 Event - Cruiser Indianapolis leaves San Francisco with atom bomb

1944 Event - Kurita's Vice-Admiral fleet leaves North-Borneo

1944 Event - 68th and last transport of Dutch Jews (Anne Frank) leaves to Auschwitz

1944 Event - Klaus Barbie, Gestapo head of Lyon France leaves for Auschwitz

1943 Event - Japan leaves Aleutian Islands

1943 Event - 1st U.S. President to visit a foreign country in wartime-FDR leaves for Casablanca, Morocco

1942 Event - Last camouflaged German raider Komet leaves Flushing harbor (Netherlands)

1942 Event - Task Force 17 leaves Pearl Harbor under Admiral George Murray on Hornet

1942 Event - PQ-17 convoy leaves Iceland for Archangelsk

1942 Event - U.S. aircraft carrier Yorktown leaves Pearl Harbor

1942 Event - David Ben-Gurion leaves Jewish state in Palestine

1942 Event - 1st deportation train leaves Paris for Auschewitz Concentration Camp

1942 Event - General MacArthur leaves Corregidor (Bataan) for Australia

1941 Event - New nazi battleship Bismarck leaves Gdynia, Poland

1941 Event - King Peter leaves Yugoslavia

1940 Event - General-major Bernard Montgomery leaves Duinkerken

1939 Event - Hungary leaves League of Nations

1938 Event - British premier Neville Chamberlain leaves Munich

1938 Event - Douglas (Wrong Way) Corrigan leaves New York for LA, wound up in Ireland

1936 Event - RMS Queen Mary leaves Southampton for New York on maiden voyage

1936 Event - Emperor Haile Selassie leaves Ethiopia as Italian invades

1936 Event - 200" mirror blank leaves for California to be ground

1935 Event - Lou Gehrig collides with Carl Reynolds and leaves the game

1933 Event - Japan leaves League of Nations

1932 Event - Amelia Earhart leaves Newfoundland 1st woman fly solo across Atlantic

1931 Event - Japan leaves the Golden Standard

1928 Event - 1st internationsl dogsled mail leaves Minot, Maine for Montreal, Que

1928 Event - Amelia Earhart leaves Newfoundland to become 1st woman (passenger) to fly Atlantic (as a passenger in a plane piloted by Wilmer Stultz)

1927 Event - KLM-plane "Homing Pigeon" leaves Netherlands-Indies after 1st regular flight

1926 Event - Spain leaves League of Nation due to Germany joining

1926 Event - Brazil leaves League of Nations

1926 Event - Airship Norge leaves Spitsbergen for 1st air crossing of Arctic Ocean

1925 Event - Roald Amundsun leaves Spitsbergen with 2 seaplanes to North Pole

1924 Event - Pieter Jelle Troelstra leaves 2nd Chamber

1923 Event - British occuping army leaves Constantinople

1923 Event - Abyssinia (Ethiopia) leaves League of Nations

1922 Event - Japanese cruiser Niitaka leaves in storm at Kamchatka, 300 killed

1922 Event - U.S. intervention army leaves Honduras

1921 Event - British submarine K5 leaves with man and mouse

1917 Event - Lenin leaves Switzerland for Petrograd

1917 Event - English submarine K13 leaves Gaire Loch

1915 Event - British Lusitania leaves NY, for Liverpool

1914 Event - Benito Mussolini leaves Italy's socialist party

1914 Event - Prince Wilhelm von Wied leaves Albania

1914 Event - Westerschelde leaves due to German invasion in Belgium

1914 Event - German battle cruiser Goeben leaves Messina

1914 Event - British fleet leaves Portland/passes Straits of Dover

1912 Event - Titanic leaves Queenstown, Ireland for New York

1911 Event - Robert Scott's expedition leaves Cape Evans for South Pole

1908 Event - Great White Fleet leaves San Francisco Bay

1905 Event - Pierre de Brazza leaves Brazzaville

1904 Event - Francis Younghusbands leaves Lhasa Tibet

1902 Event - Jimmy Collins, leaves Boston Beaneaters (NL) club to manage AL's new Boston Somersets

1900 Event - Queen Wilhelmina leaves duke Heinrich "Henry" von Mecklenburg-Schwerin

1898 Event - SS Portland leaves for Cape Cod, 157 killed

1898 Event - 1st U.S. troop transport to Manila leaves San Francisco

1897 Event - Solomon Andree leaves Spitsbergen by balloon towards North Pole

1896 Event - George Samuelson leaves New York harbor to row across Atlantic

1893 Event - British fleet under Vice-Admiral George Tryon leaves Beirut

1891 Event - Painter Gauguin leaves Marseille for Tahiti

1889 Event - 1st train load of fruit (oranges) leaves Los Angeles for east

1882 Event - 1st cargo of frozen meat leaves New Zealand for Britain, on SS Dunedin

1882 Event - SS Dunedin leaves New Zealand with 1st frozen meat to England

1879 Event - Ex-khedive Ismael Pasha leaves Cairo with train full stolen goods

1878 Event - Ship Azor leaves Charleston with 206 blacks for Liberia

1876 Event - Henry Morton Stanley's expedition leaves Nyangwe

1876 Event - Henry Morton Stanley's expedition leaves Rwanda

1876 Event - 7th U.S. Cavalry under Custer leaves Ft. Lincoln

1870 Event - British SS Cambria leaves for Noth sea coast, 196 killed

1865 Event - Abraham Lincoln's funeral train leaves Washington

1863 Event - 1st cargo of lumber leaves Burrard Inlet (Vancouver, BC area)

1863 Event - 1st black regiment (54 Mass) leaves Boston to fight in Civil War

1861 Event - On a bet Edward Weston leaves Boston to walk to Lincoln's inauguration

1855 Event - Composer Gioacchino Rossini leaves Italy

1854 Event - SS City of Glasgow leaves Liverpool harbor and is never seen again

1853 Event - John Morrissey wins boxing title, when Yankee Sullivan leaves ring after 36th round to slug Morrissey's fans

1853 Event - Elisha Kane's Arctic expedition leaves New York aboard Advance

1850 Event - Airship Elizabeth leaves in storm for Fire Island, crashes (42 die)

1850 Event - Investigator, 1st ship to effect northwest passage, leaves England

1843 Event - Sojourner Truth leaves New York to begin her career as antislavery activist

1841 Event - 1st emigrant wagon train leaves Independence, Missouri for California

1836 Event - HMS Beagle with Charles Darwin leaves Australia

1835 Event - HMS Beagle leaves Tahiti for New Zealand

1835 Event - HMS Beagle leaves Galapagos Archipelago/sails to Tahiti

1830 Event - Dutch army leaves Brussels, after 100s killed

1826 Event - USS Vincennes leaves New York to become 1st warship to circumnavigate globe

1819 Birthday - Walt Whitman, West Hills, New York, poet, Leaves of Grass

1819 Event - 1st steam propelled vessel to cross Atlantic (Savannah leaves Ga)

1817 Event - 1st Mississippi "Showboat," leaves Nashville on maiden voyage

1815 Event - King Louis XVIII leaves Ghent for France

1811 Event - 1st Ohio River steamboat leaves Pittsburgh for New Orleans

1810 Event - Emperor Napoleon corpse leaves Netherlands for France

1809 Event - English invasionary troop leaves Vlissingen

1809 Event - 1st U.S. steamboat to a make an ocean voyage leaves New York for Philadelphia

1804 Event - Mungo Park leaves England seeking source of Niger River

1802 Event - Toussaint L'Ouverture leaves Haiti, prisoner on French ship Heros

1799 Event - Russia leaves second anti-French Coalition

1795 Event - Joseph Haydn leaves England forever

1787 Event - Spanish governor leaves Philippines

1787 Event - 1st U.S. voyage around the world - Columbia leaves Boston

1777 Event - Captain Cook leaves Society Islands

1776 Event - Nathan Hale leaves Harlem Heights Camp (127th St) for spy mission

1753 Event - Voltaire leaves the court of Frederik II of Prussia

1752 Event - East Indies invasion "Geldermalsen" leaves at Malakka: 92 killed

1746 Event - Bonnie Prince Charlie's army leaves Glasgow

1746 Event - Bonnie Prince Charlies army leaves Glasgow,

1744 Event - French/Spanish fleet leaves Toulon

1741 Event - Captain Bering leaves Petropavlovsk, sailing to America

1714 Event - King Karel XII leaves Turkish captivity to return to Sweden

1689 Event - Matsuo Basho, zen poet, leaves for 150 days journey on Honshu Japan

1686 Event - Robinson Crusoe leaves his island after 28 years (as per Defoe)

1669 Event - LaSalle leaves Montreal to explore Ohio River

1627 Event - English fleet under George Villiers leaves Rhe

1616 Event - English King Jacob I leaves Brielle/Vlissingen

1599 Event - Jacob van Necks merchant fleet leaves Java

1599 Event - Jacob van Necks fleet leaves Bantam Java with pepper, clove and muskaat

1597 Event - At 4:30 AM Willem Barents leaves Novaya Zemlya for Netherlands

1596 Event - Willem Barents leaves Amsterdam for Novaya Zemlya

1587 Event - Earl Leicesters army leaves Netherlands

1579 Event - Francis Drake leaves San Francisco to cross Pacific Ocean

1574 Event - Polish King Hendrik of Anjou secretly leaves Poland

1571 Event - Catholic Italian businessman Roberto Ridolfi leaves Enngeland

1567 Event - Geuzen army leaves Walcheren to return to Oosterweel

1524 Event - Duke of Albany leaves Scotland

1509 Event - Emperor Maximilian leaves Italy

1497 Event - Italian navigator Amerigo Vespucci leaves for 1st voyage to New World

1495 Event - French King Charles VIII leaves Naples

1492 Event - Columbus leaves San Salvador; arrives in Santa Maria of Concepcion

1492 Event - Columbus' fleet leaves Gomera, Canary islands

1434 Event - Navigator Gil Eanes leaves Cape Bojador for Lisbon

1415 Event - Jewish autonomy in Palestine ends, as Raban Gamliel leaves office

1290 Event - Last of 16,000 English Jews expelled by King Edward I, leaves

1192 Event - Richard Coeur de Leeuw leaves Jerusalem in disguise

1156 Event - Henry II Jasormigott leaves Bavaria

1120 Event - English royal yacht "White Ship" leaves in storm