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Kosovo
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Kosovo - Historical Events
Date Event
1389-06-15

Battle of Kosovo; Turks defeat Serbs

1389-06-28

Ottomans defeat Serbian army in the bloody Battle of Kosovo, opening the way for the Ottoman conquest of Southeastern Europe (see Vidovdan).

1448-10-17

Second Battle of Kosovo, where the mainly Hungarian army led by John Hunyadi were defeated by an Ottoman army led by Sultan Murad II.

1981-03-26

Police & Albanian demonstrators battle in Kosovo Yugoslavia

1981-04-06

Yugoslav government sends troops to Kosovo

1997-11-28

First public appearance of the Kosovo Liberation Army (KLA), an ethnic Albanian guerrilla group that fought for the independence of Kosovo from Serbia.

1998-02-28

Kosovo War: Serbian police begin the offensive against the Kosovo Liberation Army in Kosovo.

1999-01-15

The Racak incident: 45 Albanians in the Kosovo village of Racak are killed by Yugoslav security forces.

1999-03-24

Kosovo War: NATO commences air bombardment against Yugoslavia, marking the first time NATO has attacked a sovereign country.

1999-05-07

Kosovo War: In Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, three Chinese citizens are killed and 20 wounded when a NATO aircraft bombs the Chinese embassy in Belgrade.

1999-05-27

The International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia in The Hague, Netherlands indicts Slobodan Milošević and four others for war crimes and crimes against humanity committed in Kosovo.

1999-06-09

Kosovo War: the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia and North Atlantic Treaty Organization sign a peace treaty.

1999-06-10

Kosovo War: NATO suspends its air strikes after Slobodan Milošević agrees to withdraw Serbian forces from Kosovo.

1999-06-12

Kosovo War: Operation Joint Guardian begins - a NATO-led United Nations peacekeeping force KFor enters the province of Kosovo in Federal Republic of Yugoslavia.

2004-03-17

Unrest in Kosovo results in more than 22 killed, 200 wounded, and the destruction of 35 Serb Orthodox shrines in Kosovo and two mosques in Belgrade and Nis.

2008-02-17

Kosovo declares independence from Serbia.

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Kosovo - Birthdays
Date Event
1921-07-30

Mladen Todic, The Battle of Kosovo

1935-12-02

Ljubomir Simovic, The Battle of Kosovo

1939-11-16

Milos Zutic, The Battle of Kosovo

1940-04-14

Biljana Dragovic, The Battle of Kosovo

1944-12-02

Ibrahim Rugova, first President of Kosovo (d. 2006)

1945-11-18

Dusan Karuovic, The Battle of Kosovo

1951-10-23

Fatmir Sejdiu, President of Kosovo

1967-12-21

Katarina Gojkovic, The Battle of Kosovo

1968-04-24

Hashim Thaçi, Independence Day - Kosovo auf dem Weg in die Unabhängigkeit

1971-06-22

Kelly Nikias, Kosovo

1979-12-26

Niccolò Patriarca, Kosovo, anno zero

Kosovo - Deaths
Date Event
1989-08-23

Mladen Todic, The Battle of Kosovo

1993-08-30

Milos Zutic, The Battle of Kosovo

1997-01-18

Dusan Karuovic, The Battle of Kosovo

1998-03-06

Adem Jasari, Kosovo Liberation Army (KLA) leader, killed

2006-01-21

Ibrahim Rugova, President of Kosovo (b. 1944)

2006-04-14

Mahmut Bakalli, Kosovo politician (b. 1936)

2013-10-02

Biljana Dragovic, The Battle of Kosovo


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