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Uganda - Historical Events
Date Event
1886-06-03

24 Christians burn to death in Namgongo, Uganda

1890-05-13

Lord Salisbury offers Helgoland to Germany in exchange for Zanzibar, Uganda & Equatoria

1890-12-18

Lugards expedition to Mengo/Kampala, Uganda

1890-12-26

King Mwanga of Uganda signs contract with East Africa Company

1892-01-24

Battle of Mengo, Uganda: French missionaries attack British missionaries

1892-01-30

Capt Lugard occupies Uganda's King Mwanga's hide out

1894-06-18

Premier Roseberry declares Uganda a British protectorate

1900-03-10

Regents for the King of Uganda and leading chiefs sign a treaty with Great Britain agreeing to the organization of the government, taxation, courts, military, and other functions of their country, which is under British protection.

1953-11-30

Edward Mutesa II, the kabaka (king) of Buganda is deposed and exiled to London by Sir Andrew Cohen, Governor of Uganda.

1962-10-09

Uganda becomes independent from the United Kingdom

1962-10-25

110th member of UN admitted (Uganda)

1963-04-20

-30] All Africa Conferences of Churches opens in Kampala Uganda

1963-11-02

Only 1st-class cricket game played in Uganda, MCC v E African XI

1966-02-23

Premier Obote grabs power in Uganda

1967-09-08

Uganda abolishes traditional tribal kingdoms, becomes a republic

1967-09-09

Uganda declares independence from Great Britain

1971-01-25

Military coup in Uganda under Gen Idi Amin Dada

1971-02-02

Idi Amin ousts Milton Obote to become dictator of Uganda

1971-02-20

Maj General Idi Amin Dada appoints himself president of Uganda

1972-08-05

Uganda president Idi Amin throws out all 80,000 Asians

1972-09-17

Tanzania troops march in to Uganda

1972-09-22

Dictator Idi Amin expels 8,000 Asians from Uganda

1976-06-27

Air France Airbus hijacked in Germany to Uganda

1976-06-27

Air France A-300B Airbus hijacked from Athens arrives at Entebbe, Uganda; four hijackers members Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine and Bader-Meinhof Gang in Germany

1976-07-03

Israel launches rescue of 103 Air France crew & passengers being held at Entebbe Airport in Uganda by pro-Palestinian hijackers

1976-07-04

Operation Entebbe - Israel rescues 229 Air France hostage passengers In Uganda (3 hostages die along with Ugandan soldiers and Israeli soldier)

1976-07-09

Uganda asks UN to condemn Israeli hostage rescue raid on Entebbe

1978-10-30

Uganda troops attack Tanzania

1979-04-13

Yusuf Lule becomes premier of Uganda

1979-06-03

Ex-president Idi Amin of Uganda flees to Libya

1985-07-25

Uganda suspends constitution following coup

1986-01-25

General Tito Okello's government flees Kampala Uganda

1986-01-26

Yoweri Museveni's rebel army conquerors Kampala Uganda

1986-01-29

Yoweri Museveni sworn in as president of Uganda

1990-10-01

10,000 Uganda RPF rebels move into Rwanda

1993-07-31

Prince Ronald "Ronnie" Mutebi crowned king of Uganda

2013-06-30

30 people are killed after a fuel truck explodes in Kampala, Uganda

2014-03-22

251 people are killed after a boat capsizes in Lake Albert, Uganda

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Uganda - Birthdays
Date Event
1924-12-28

Milton Obote, President of Uganda (d. 2005)

1940-05-24

Gerhard Bormann, Zwischenfall auf der 'Uganda'

1944-01-29

Yoweri Museveni, President of Uganda

1946-03-13

Yonatan Netanyahu, Israeli soldier who died leading rescue operation Entebbe in Uganda (d. 1976)

1950-12-03

John Akii-bua, Uganda, 400m hurdler (Olympic-gold-1972)

1972-06-14

Rajesh Nair, Escape from Uganda

1975-06-04

Betty Okino, Uganda, US gymnist (Olympic-92)

Uganda - Deaths
Date Event
1885-10-29

James Hannington, English missionary, murdered in Uganda

1969-11-21

Mutesa II of Buganda, President of Uganda (1924)

1976-07-04

Yonatan Netanyahu, Israel commander killed freeing Israeli hostages during Operation Entebbe in Uganda aged 30

1981-02-26

Munabi, assistant to Uganda president Obote, murdered

1991-04-01

Paulo Muwanga, chief of Uganda (1980), dies

1996-06-04

Tito Okello, president of Uganda (1985-86), dies

2001-08-05

Otema Allimadi, Prime Minister of Uganda (b. 1929)

2005-10-10

Milton Obote, President of Uganda (b. 1925)

2016-03-28

Uganda goalkeeper Abey Dhaira dies from cancer aged 28


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