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Falkland Islands - Notable Historical Events

Margaret ThatcherJan 9, 1983

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Falkland Islands - Historical Events
Date Event
1771-01-22

Spain cedes Falkland Islands to Britain

1833-01-01

British government demands Falkland islands

1833-01-03

Britain seizes control of Falkland Islands in South Atlantic

1834-03-16

HMS Beagle anchors at Berkeley Sound, Falkland Islands

1915-03-14

German cruiser Dresden scuttled off Más a Tierra, Chile, having been pursued by the Royal Navy after the Battle of the Falkland Islands, with her engines worn out and virtually no coal.

1971-07-01

Britain & Argentina sign accord about Falkland Islands

1982-04-03

UN Security Council demanded Argentina withdraw from Falkland Islands

1982-04-05

British fleet sails to Falkland Islands

1982-05-04

British destroyer HMS Sheffield hit by Exocet rocket off Falkland Islands

1982-05-21

British troops land on Falkland Islands

1982-06-12

Battle of Mount Longdon Falkland Islands

1983-01-09

British PM Margaret Thatcher visits Falkland Islands

1985-10-03

Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) adopts constitution

2013-03-11

Falkland Islands' sovereignty referendum: 99.8% choose to remain an Overseas Territory of the United Kingdom

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Falkland Islands - Birthdays
Date Event
1939-11-18

John Cheek, Falkland Islands advocate

Falkland Islands - Deaths
Date Event
1996-09-03

John Cheek, Falkland Islands advocate, dies at 56


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