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Estonia - Historical Events
Date Event
1219-06-15

Dannebrog - oldest national flag in the world - and flag of Denmark. According to legend, fell from the sky during the Battle of Lyndanisse (now Tallinn) in Estonia, and turned the Danes' luck.

1343-04-23

St. George's Night Uprising in Estonia

1582-01-15

Russia cedes Livonia & Estonia to Poland, loses access to Baltic

1918-02-15

Estonia, Latvia & Lithuania adopt Gregorian calendar

1918-02-24

Estonia declares independence from Russia

1920-02-02

Estonia declares its Independence from Russia (Dorpat Peace)

1920-02-24

Peace treaty gives Estonia independence

1921-09-22

Estonia & Lithuania admitted to League of Nations

1922-04-29

1st official Intl Weightlifting Federation Champ (Tallinn, Estonia)

1925-02-12

Estonia bans communist Party

1929-02-09

USSR, Estonia, Latvia, Poland & Romania sign Litvinov Pact

1934-03-12

Acting Pres Constantine Päts commits coup in Tallinn Estonia

1934-09-12

Estonia, Latvia & Lithuania signs Baltic Entente, against USSR

1939-09-28

Estonia accepts Soviet military bases

1940-06-17

USSR occupies Estonia

1940-07-21

Soviet Union annexes Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania

1940-08-06

Estonia is annexed into Soviet empire

1940-08-25

Lithuania, Latvia & Estonia incorporated into Soviet Union

1941-06-14

Estonia loses 11,000 inhabitants as a consequence of mass deportations into Siberia

1943-09-15

Concentration Camp Vaivara in Estonia opens

1944-09-26

Soviet forces occupy Estonia

1988-09-11

1/3 of population argues for Estonia autonomy

1988-11-16

Estonia declares sovereignty in internal affairs

1990-05-08

Reindependence Day of Estonia

1990-12-01

Lithuania, Estonia & Latvia hold their 1st joint session

1991-03-03

Latvia & Estonia vote to become independent of the USSR

1991-08-20

Estonia formally declares its independence from the USSR

1991-09-02

US officially recognizes independence of Estonia, Latvia & Lithuania

1991-09-06

USSR recognizes the independence of the 3 Baltic republics (Latvia, Estonia and Lithuania)

1991-09-17

UN admits Estonia, Latvia, Lithuiania, North & South Korea, Marshall Islands & Micronesia

1992-06-28

The Constitution of Estonia is signed into law.

1994-08-31

Last Russian soldiers leave Estonia & Latvia

1994-09-26

Estonia government of Laar flees

1995-03-05

Estonia Centrumlinkse Coalition party wins parliamentary election

2002-11-21

NATO invites Bulgaria, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Romania, Slovakia and Slovenia to become members.

2002-12-13

Enlargement of the European Union: The European Union announces that Cyprus, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Poland, Slovakia, and Slovenia will become members from May 1, 2004.

2003-09-14

Estonia approves joining the European Union in a referendum.

2004-03-29

Bulgaria, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Romania, Slovakia and Slovenia join NATO as full members.

2004-05-01

Cyprus, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Poland, Slovakia, and Slovenia join the European Union, celebrated at the residence of the Irish President in Dublin.

2004-06-28

Estonia, Lithuania and Slovenia join the European Exchange Rate Mechanism

2006-05-09

Estonia ratifies the European Constitution.

2007-03-04

Estonian parliamentary election, 2007: Approximately 30,000 voters take advantage of electronic voting in Estonia, the world's first nationwide voting where part of the votecasting is allowed in the form of remote electronic voting via the Internet.

2007-12-21

The Schengen Agreement area increases to include 9 European Union member states; Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Poland, Slovakia, and Slovenia on land and sea borders.

2008-09-08

Latvia joins its northern neighbor Estonia in recession as GDP falls 0.2% in the second quarter from the first quarter, when it fell 0.3%; property markets and construction have suffered in both Baltic states

2013-02-20

Estonia becomes the first country to establish a national system of fast chargers for electric cars

2014-03-26

Taavi Rõivas becomes Prime Minister of Estonia

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Estonia - Birthdays
Date Event
1684-02-24

Catherine I, Empress of Russia 1725-27, Dorpat, Estonia

1779-08-30

Fabian Gottlieb von Bellinghausen, Estonia, Russian Explorer who discovered the continent of Antarctica

1883-08-19

Leonid Kulik, Tartu Estonia, Russian Minerologist who led the first research expedition to study the Tunguska meteor site, the largest impact event in recorded history

1891-01-09

August Gailit, Estonia, writer (Ekke Moor)

1891-02-04

Yuri Losmann, Estonia, marathon runner (Olympic-silver 1920)

1898-07-14

Ivan Triesault, Estonia, actor (Cry of the Werewolf, Black Parachute)

1901-02-20

Louis I Kahn, Estonia, architect (Bryn Mawr dormitory) [or Dec 20]

1903-03-16

Nikolai Lopatnikoff, Revel Estonia, composer (Variaioni Concertanto)

1908-03-10

Kristjan Palusalu, Estonia, heavyweight wrestler (Olympic-gold-1936)

1936-12-08

Brad Jurjens, Estonia, director (The Bank Job)

1950-05-31

Edgar Savisaar, Made in Estonia

1959-12-14

Lars-Erik Jonsson, The Sinking of the Estonia

1966-08-27

Juhan Parts, Prime Minister of Estonia

1970-11-24

Madis Milling, Made in Estonia

1971-05-30

Sepo Seeman, Made in Estonia

1971-07-01

Henrik Normann, Made in Estonia

1972-03-09

Pille Pürg, Made in Estonia

1977-12-23

Helen Mahmastol, Miss Universe-Estonia (1996)

1978-08-13

Kristiina Heinmets, Miss Estonia Universe (1997)

Estonia - Deaths
Date Event
1974-03-17

Louis I Kahn, Estonia/US architect, dies at about 73

2006-03-14

Lennart Meri, former president of Estonia (b. 1929)

2006-05-03

Lars-Erik Jonsson, The Sinking of the Estonia


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