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Gambia - Notable Historical Events

Alex HaleyApr 16, 1977

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Gambia - Historical Events
Date Event
1963-10-04

Gambia achieves full internal self-government

1965-02-18

The Gambia becomes independent from the United Kingdom.

1970-04-24

Gambia becomes a republic within Commonwealth

1977-04-16

Alex Haley finds his Roots in Juffure, Gambia

1980-10-31

Senegal routes troops to Gambia due to Libyan threat

1981-12-12

Gambia & Senegal sign agreement to be known as Senegambia in Feb 1982

1982-02-01

Senegal & Gambia form loose confederation (Senegambia)

1989-09-30

Senegambia separates back into Gambia & Senegal

1994-07-22

Military coup in Gambia: Pres Dawda Jawara flees

2002-09-26

The overcrowded Senegalese ferry MV Joola capsizes off the coast of Gambia killing more than 1,000.

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Gambia - Birthdays
Date Event
1924-05-16

Dawda Kairaba Jawara, president (Gambia, 1970-94)

Gambia - Deaths
Date Event
1989-01-15

Wilf Slack, cricketer (whilst bat in Gambia England player 1986), dies


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