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European - Notable Historical Events

Hernando de SotoJun 3, 1540

Louis XIVSep 1, 1715

David LivingstoneNov 17, 1855

Nicholas IIJul 24, 1905

Harry TrumanApr 3, 1948

Charles de GaulleNov 27, 1967

Donna CaponiAug 9, 1975

Nancy LopezAug 5, 1979

Lionel MessiMay 2, 2012

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European - Historical Events
Date Event
1000-10-09

Leif Ericson discovers "Vinland" (possibly L'Anse aux Meadows, Canada) reputedly becoming first European to reach North America

1146-08-30

European leaders outlaw crossbow, intending to end war for all time

1488-12-15

Bartholomeus Diaz returns to Portugal after becoming 1st known European to sail round Cape of Good Hope

1497-07-08

Portuguese navigator Vasco da Gama departs for on his first voyage - becomes first European to reach India by sea

1497-08-06

Italian explorer John Cabot returns to Bristol from North America (Newfoundland) - first European to do so since the Vikings

1497-12-16

Portuguese navigator Vasco da Gama sailing along African East Coast names it Natal, first European to sail so far

1498-05-20

Portuguese explorer Vasco da Gama arrives at Calicut, India - first European to reach India by sea

1500-01-26

Vicente Yáñez Pinzón becomes the first European to set foot in Brazil.

1500-08-10

Portuguese sea captain Diego Diaz is first European to sight Madagascar

1513-09-25

Vasco Nunez de Balboa is first European to see Pacific Ocean

1518-10-02

English cardinal Thomas Wolsey makes European plan

1528-11-06

Shipwrecked Spanish conquistador Álvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca becomes the first known European to set foot in Texas.

1534-07-07

European colonization of the Americas: first known exchange between Europeans and natives of the Gulf of St. Lawrence, in New Brunswick.

1540-06-03

Hernando de Soto crosses Appalachian Mountain, 1st European to do so

1571-10-07

Battle of Lepanto: Holy League of southern European nations destroys Ottoman fleet in significant loss off Western Greece

1609-09-04

Navigator Henry Hudson first European to discover island of Manhattan [or Sep 11]

1638-08-09

Jonas Bronck of Holland becomes 1st European settler in Bronx

1642-03-12

Abel Tasman is 1st European in New Zealand

1644-12-04

1st European peace congress opens in Munster

1652-04-06

Cape Colony, the 1st European settlement in South Africa, established by Dutch East India Company under John of Riebeeck

1683-09-12

Austro-Ottoman War: Battle of Vienna - several European armies join forces to defeat the Ottoman Empire.

1715-09-01

King Louis XIV of France dies after a reign of 72 years—the longest of any major European monarch.

1759-04-13

French beat European Allies in Battle of Bergen

1767-06-18

Samuel Wallis, an English sea captain, sights Tahiti and is considered the first European to reach the island.

1772-01-01

First traveler's cheques go on sale in London, can be used in 90 European cities

1805-11-19

Lewis & Clark reach Pacific Ocean, first European Americans to cross continent

1814-11-01

Congress of Vienna opens to re-draw the European political map after the defeat of France, in the Napoleonic Wars.

1815-06-09

End of the Congress of Vienna: New European political situation is set.

1844-02-14

Lt. John C. Frémont first European to discover Lake Tahoe in the US

1855-11-17

David Livingstone becomes the first European to see Victoria Falls in what is now Zambia and Zimbabwe.

1875-11-07

Verney Cameron is 1st European to cross equitorial Africa

1881-08-04

122°F (50°C), Seville, Spain (European record)

1893-07-28

A petition demanding women's suffrage is delivered to the New Zealand parliament; it is signed by more 25,000 women, about a 5th of the entire adult European female population

1894-01-01

Denmark adopts Mid-European time

1895-01-01

Norway adopts Mid-European time

1900-06-20

Baron Von Ketteler, German Minister, decides to go to the Chinese authorities to demand more guards for European protection from Boxers and is killed by Boxers en route

1905-07-24

Tsar Nicholas II (Russia) and Kaiser Wilhelm II (Germany) sign the Björkö Treaty, whereby each country agrees to come to the other's defense if attacked by European powers

1907-03-15

Finland is 1st European country to give women the right to vote

1908-01-13

French pilot Henry Farman is 1st European to fly roundtrip

1911-05-21

French troop enter Fez in Morocco to quell anti-European agitation

1911-08-29

Ishi, considered the last Native American to make contact with European Americans, emerges from the wilderness of northeastern California.

1911-09-09

1st European airpost (Hendon to Windsor, England)

1926-10-03

1st congress of Pan European Movement (Pan-Europese Beweging) opens in Vienna

1930-12-22

Convention of Economic Rapprochement/Oslo Agreesments signed between some European countries in response to the Great Depression

1934-09-09

Armas Toivonen becomes 1st European marathoner (2:52:29.0)

1938-09-04

Vainio Muinonen wins 2nd European marathoner (2:37:28.8)

1940-05-19

Amsterdam time becomes MET (Middle European Time)

1941-12-12

European reservists on Java mobilize

1944-01-15

European Advisory Commission decides to divide Germany

1945-01-25

Japanese occupiers of Batavia arrest Indo-European youths

1947-02-23

Gen Eisenhower opens drive to raise $170M in aid for European Jews

1948-04-03

US President Harry Truman signs Marshall Plan ($5B aid to 16 European countries)

1948-04-16

Organization for European Economic Cooperation (EEC) forms in Paris

1950-05-09

French Foreign Minister Robert Schuman calls for European community EGKS

1950-09-19

European Payment Union forms in Paris

1951-04-18

France, West Germany & Benelux form European Steel & Coal Community

1952-01-09

Karel Sys wins European heavyweight boxing title

1952-05-27

European Defense Community forms

1952-09-15

European Parliament forms in Strasbourg

1953-09-03

European Convention on Human Rights goes into effect

1955-05-07

West European Union established

1957-03-25

Treaty of Rome establishes European Economic Community (Common Mkt)

1958-01-01

European Economic Community (Common Market) starts operation

1960-01-04

European Free Trade Association forms in Stockholm

1961-08-10

UK applies for membership of the European Common Market

1962-06-14

The European Space Research Organisation is established in Paris - later becoming the European Space Agency.

1962-09-16

Gerda Kroon runs European record 800 m in 2:02.8

1962-11-01

Greece enters European Common Market

1964-03-20

ESRO established, European Space Research Organization

1965-09-24

Belgium Victor Leemans elected chairman of European Parliament

1966-06-03

European DX Council forms in Copenhagen (shortwave listeners)

1966-07-16

Nigeria becomes the first Anglophone independent state in Africa to become an associate member of European Economic Community

1967-01-29

Kees Verkerk becomes European skating champ

1967-07-24

Norway requests European Common Market membership

1967-11-27

French President Charles de Gaulle said 'Non!' to British entry to the European Common Market for the second time

1968-03-17

2-tiered gold price negotiated in Wash DC by US & 6 European nations

1968-05-17

European Space Research Org launches 1st satellite

1968-10-26

First European satellite launched, Esro 1, at Cape Kennedy

1968-11-14

First European lung transplant

1969-09-21

Ron Hill wins European marathon (2:16:47.8)

1970-06-17

Led Zeppelin begins their last European tour

1971-03-25

European council accepts Mansholt plan laying off 5 million farmers

1971-11-30

The government of the Republic of Ireland states that it will take the allegations of brutality against the security forces in Northern Ireland to the European Court of Human Rights

1972-01-16

Atje Keulen-Deelstra becomes European all-round lady skating champ

1972-01-23

Ard Schenk becomes European all-round skating champ

1972-02-17

British Parliament votes to join European Common Market

1972-02-20

Sicco Mansholt becomes chairman of European Committee

1972-03-20

S Mansholt succeeds Malfatti as chairman of European Committee

1972-09-02

Renate Stecher runs 100m European female record (11.07 sec)

1972-09-25

Norway votes to join European common market

1972-09-26

Norway rejects membership in European Common Market

1972-10-02

Danish population votes for membership of the European Common Market

1973-10-05

Signature of the European Patent Convention.

1973-12-31

Johan Cruyff chosen European soccer Player of year

1974-08-10

Judy Rankin wins LPGA Colgate-European American Golf Open

1974-12-10

European Economic Community calls for a European Parliament

1975-05-11

Israel signs an agreement with European Economic Market

1975-05-30

European Space Agency (ESA) forms

1975-06-05

British referendum agrees to European Common Market membership

1975-08-09

Donna Caponi Young wins LPGA Colgate European Ladies Golf Open

1976-01-17

Hermes rocket launched by European Space Agency

1976-02-28

Ceuta & Melilla (Spanish Morocco) are last European African possession

1976-06-13

Inge Helten runs female European record 100m (11.04)

1976-06-20

Czechoslovakia becomes European soccer champ

1976-08-07

Chako Higuchi wins LPGA Colgate-European Golf Open

1977-05-22

Final European scheduled run of Orient Express (94 years)

1977-08-06

Judy Rankin wins LPGA Colgate European Women's Golf Open

1977-10-21

The European Patent Institute is founded.

1977-11-23

European weather satellite Meteosat 1 launched from Cape Canaveral

1978-04-03

European market & China signs trade agreement

1978-05-10

Liverpool wins 23rd European Cup

1978-09-03

Leonid Mossejev becomes European marathon champ (2:11:57.5)

1978-12-05

EG decides establishes EMS, European Monetary System

1979-03-13

European Monetary System is established, ECU created

1979-05-28

European Market accepts Greece as member

1979-07-17

Simone Veil becomes chairman of European Parliament

1979-08-05

Nancy Lopez wins LPGA Colgate European Golf Open

1979-12-10

Piet Dankert appointed as chairman of European Parliament

1980-06-23

West German wins European soccer title (2-1 against Belgium)

1981-01-01

Greece is 10th country to join European Economic Community

1981-06-19

European Space Agency's Ariane carries 2 satellites into orbit

1982-01-20

Piet Dankert elected chairman of European Parliament

1982-06-26

Carlos Lopes runs European record 10km (27:34.39)

1982-07-31

Finland, Italy, Germany, Austria & France form American European Football Federation (AEFF)

1983-01-30

Hilbert van Thumb becomes European skating champ

1983-06-08

Marlies Gohr runs female European record 100m (10.81)

1983-06-16

European Space Agency launches European Comm Satellite 1, Oscar 10

1983-07-08

Rudi Koopmans retains European middleweight title

1984-01-22

Hilbert van de Thumb becomes European all-round skates

1984-06-27

France wins soccer's European Cup

1985-07-02

European Space Agency launches Giotto (Halley's Comet Flyby)

1986-01-01

Spain & Portugal are 11th & 12th to join European Economic Community

1986-01-26

Hein Vergeer becomes European skating champ

1986-02-28

European Economic Community sign "Special Act" for Europe free trade

1986-03-14

European Space Agency's Giotto flies by Halley's Comet (605 km)

1986-06-28

West European leaders, meeting in the Netherlands, delay indefinitely imposing economic sanctions against South Africa

1987-04-14

Turkey asks to join European market

1988-02-13

European Community plans removal of internal boundaries on Jan 1, 1992

1988-06-25

Neth soccer team wins European Cup (2-0 against USSR)

1989-03-02

12 European nations agree to ban chlorofluorocarbon production by 2000

1990-05-17

European court rules pension rights for both men & women

1990-08-04

European community proposes a boycott of Iraq

1990-09-01

Gelindo Bordin sets European marathon record (2:14:02)

1991-11-09

Joint European Torus (JET) scientists in Culham England successfully harness nuclear fusion to produce the first large amount of controlled fusion power

1991-12-12

Maastricht Treaty signed to create a European Community

1992-06-26

Denmark upsets German 2-0, to win European Soccer championship

1993-01-01

12 member European Economic Community set up vast free trade zone

1994-06-10

Biggest European clock ever (9100 kg/(237) 2.5 m) at Aarle-Rixtel

1994-07-06

Irina Privalova runs 100m European Record (10.77)

1994-10-06

-9] European Campaign against Racism confers in Austria

1994-11-13

Sweden agrees to join European Union

1994-11-28

Norway votes against joining European Union

1994-12-10

European Campaign against Racism "All different, All equal" begins

1995-01-01

Austria, Finland & Sweden act to join European Union

1995-01-30

Norway's Statoil announces a newly formed consortium that will supply Norwegian natural gas to the European continent

1995-02-04

Sandra Volker swims female European record 50m backstroke (27.77)

1995-02-05

Sandra Volker swims female European record 50m backstroke: 27.77

1995-02-11

Sandra Volker swims European record 50m backstroke (27.67 sec)

1995-02-12

Dieter Baumann runs European record 3k indoor (7:37.51)

1995-02-19

Irina Privalova runs indoor woman's European record 200m (22.10 sec)

1995-02-19

Linford Christie runs world record 200m indoor (20.25 sec) and European record 60m indoor (6.47 sec)

1995-10-27

Latvia applies for membership in the European Union.

1995-12-15

The European Communities Court of Justice hands down the "Bosman ruling", giving EU footballers the right to a free transfer at the end of their contracts, with the provision that they are transferring from one UEFA Federation to another.

1996-01-17

The Czech Republic applies for membership of the European Union.

1996-02-24

The last occurrence of February 24 as a leap day in the European Union and for the Roman Catholic Church.

1996-03-25

The European Union's Veterinarian Committee bans the export of British beef and its by-products as a result of "mad cow disease" (BSE).

1996-07-19

Ireland beats Netherlands in 1st European Championship Final

1998-01-01

The European Central Bank is established.

1998-01-12

Nineteen European nations agree to forbid human cloning.

1998-05-02

The European Central Bank is founded in Brussels in order to define and execute the European Union's monetary policy.

1998-11-01

The European Court of Human Rights is instituted.

1999-04-07

The World Trade Organisation rules in favor of the United States in its long-running trade dispute with the European Union over bananas.

1999-11-19

In Istanbul, the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe ends a two-day summit by calling for a political settlement in Chechnya and adopting a Charter for European Security.

2000-07-20

Terrorist Carlos the Jackal sues France in the European Court of Human Rights for allegedly torturing him.

2001-08-01

Bulgaria, Cyprus, Latvia, Malta, Slovenia and Slovakia join the European Environment Agency.

2002-01-01

Euro banknotes and coins become legal tender in twelve of the European Union's member states.

2002-07-07

A scandal breaks out in the United Kingdom when news reports accuse MI6 of sheltering Abu Qatada, the supposed European Al Qaeda leader.

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.

2003-04-16

The Treaty of Accession is signed in Athens admitting 10 new member states to the European Union.

2003-06-02

Europe launches its first voyage to another planet, Mars. The European Space Agency's Mars Express probe launches from the Baikonur space centre in Kazakhstan.

2003-07-02

Silvio Berlusconi, Prime Minister of Italy, insults German MP Martin Schulz by calling him a "kapo" during a session of the European Parliament.

2003-09-14

Estonia approves joining the European Union in a referendum.

2003-09-20

A referendum is held in Latvia to decide the country's accession to the European Union.

2004-02-21

The first European political party organization, the European Greens, is established in Rome.

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

2004-10-29

In Rome, European heads of state sign the Treaty and Final Act establishing the first European Constitution.

2005-02-20

Spain becomes the first country to vote in a referendum on ratification of the proposed Constitution of the European Union, passing it by a substantial margin, but on a low turnout.

2005-04-25

Bulgaria and Romania sign accession treaties to join the European Union.

2005-05-29

France resoundingly rejects the European Constitution.

2005-06-01

The Dutch referendum on the European Constitution results in its rejection.

2005-11-09

The Venus Express mission of the European Space Agency is launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.

2006-05-09

Estonia ratifies the European Constitution.

2006-06-19

Prime ministers of several northern European nations participate in a ceremonial "laying of the first stone" at the Svalbard Global Seed Vault in Spitsbergen, Norway.

2007-01-01

Bulgaria and Romania officially join the European Union. Also, Bulgarian, Romanian, and Irish become official languages of the European Union, joining 20 other official languages.

2007-11-25

The first European Parliament election and a referendum on changing the voting system (called by the President and declared invalid because of insufficient turnout) were held in Romania.

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.

2008-01-21

Black Monday in worldwide stock markets. FTSE 100 had its biggest ever one-day points fall, European stocks closed with their worst result since 9/11, and Asian stocks drop as much as 15%.

2008-03-22

The French Swimmer Alain Bernard sets the world record of 47.50 for the 100 m freestyle long course after winning the European LC Championships 2008.

2008-05-01

The London Agreement on translation of European patents, concluded in 2000, enters into force in 14 of the 34 Contracting States to the European Patent Convention.

2008-06-12

Ireland rejects the Lisbon Treaty in a referendum, thus putting into question the reform programme of the European Union.

2008-07-01

Denmark is the first European economy to confirm it is in recession since the global credit crunch began; its GDP shrinks 0.6% in the first quarter after a 0.2% contraction in the fourth quarter of 2007

2008-10-24

Iceland receives a £1.3 billion bailout package from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) as the first European country to require an emergency loan with the aim of stabilising the collapsed currency and strengthening the tax system as well as the nationalised banks

2009-11-13

Germany's growth of 0.7% in the third quarter helps lead the Eurozone out of the recession after providing overall growth of 0.4% in the same period, with the whole European Union growing 0.2%, it is reported today

2011-11-12

Silvio Berlusconi resigns as Prime Minister of Italy due, in large part, to the European sovereign debt crisis.

2012-01-23

European Union agrees to embargo Iranian oil in protest against Iran's alleged nuclear weapons program

2012-03-02

New fiscal compact to prevent excessive debt is signed by 25 out of 27 European Union members

2012-05-02

Barcelona football player Lionel Messi breaks the European goal-scoring record with 68 goals

2012-10-12

The European Union wins the 2012 Nobel Peace Prize, sparking a series of critical commentary

2013-02-22

The European Commission forecast for 2013 expects growth of 0.1% across the 27 members of the EU but a contraction of 0.3% in the Eurozone economy

2013-03-11

European Union bans the sale of cosmetics that have been tested on animals

2013-03-13

The European Parliament rejects a European Union budget for the first time

2013-03-21

The European Space Agency reveals new data that indicates that the universe is 13.82 billion years old

2013-07-01

Croatia becomes the 28th member of the European Union

2014-07-01

Martin Schulz is re-elected President of the European Parliament

2014-09-28

The European Team wins the Ryder Cup for the third straight time

2016-03-14

European-Russian spacecraft heads out in search for life on Mars

2016-05-26

EgyptAir Enlists European Companies to Look for Black Boxes From Flight 804

2016-06-24

Britain votes to leave European Union

2016-07-02

Wales Stuns Belgium 3-1 at European Championship

2016-09-15

European Commission plans free wi-fi in public spaces

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European - Notable Birthdays

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European - Birthdays
Date Event
1714-12-24

Rainieri De Calzabigi, Italian's literary (1st European Lottery)

1840-07-12

Abraham Goldfaden, Eastern European Yiddish dramatist

1865-12-19

Hermann Hirt, Magdeburg Prussia, linguist (Indo-European Grammar)

1902-07-15

Jean Rey, Belgium, pres of European Commission (1967-70)

1904-01-21

Richard P Blackmur, Mass, critic/poet (Good European)

1907-08-31

Altiero Spinelli, Italian citizen and advocate of European federalism (d. 1986)

1907-09-26

Bep [Lambertus] van Klaveren, European Boxing Champ (Oly-silver-1928)

1909-01-08

Willy Millowitsch, European Vacation

1915-02-25

Robert Lamouret, European Nights

1916-09-28

Lord Cockfield, Horsham, United Kingdom, British politician (European Commissioner)

1922-08-10

Edward K. Dodds, European Vacation

1923-05-10

Heydar Aliyev, Baku 2015 European Games Opening Ceremony

1925-03-23

Cees de Ruyter, European champion billiards player

1925-03-27

Lord Plumb [Charles Henry Plumb], Member of the European Parliament

1925-06-19

Erika Wackernagel, European Vacation

1925-07-20

Jacques Delors, French economist/chairman European Committee (1985-95)

1926-07-15

Angus MacKay, European Vacation

1926-09-26

Manfred Mayrhofer, Austrian Indo-European Philologist

1927-07-13

Simone Veil, Pres European parliament (France)

1928-09-03

Gaston Thorn, President of the European Commission(d. 2007)

1931-08-15

Paul McDowell, European Vacation

1933-11-12

Peter Post, Dutch bicyclist (8x European Champion at Derny-drive)

1934-05-22

Jean Challis, Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo

1935-05-23

Lord Grenfell, head of External affairs European office, world bank

1936-04-26

C. Carson Parks, Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo

1936-12-17

Pope Francis [Jorge Mario Bergoglio], Buenos Aires, Argentina, Catholic Pope (2013-). He is the 1st Jesuit pope, the 1st from the Americas and the 1st non-European pope since the Syrian Gregory III in 741.

1937-05-18

Jacques Santer, Pres (European Commission)

1937-06-25

Jacques Maury, European Vacation

1939-08-03

Jimmie Nicol, European Nights

1939-09-25

Leon Britain, British politician, vice president (Commission of European Communities)

1942-07-14

Javier Solana, Spanish European Union foreign policy chief

1945-06-17

Patrick Hickey, Baku 2015 European Games Opening Ceremony

1946-02-02

Gerrie Muhren, Volendam, Netherlands, footballer (Ajax, European Cup Winner, 1971-3), (d. 2013)

1946-10-04

Andre Bolhuis, hockey player (World Cup 1973, European Cup 1978

1947-04-24

Josep Borrell Fontelles, Former President of the European Parliament

1948-07-16

Lasse Lagerbäck, 2004 UEFA European Football Championship

1950-03-13

Joe Bugner, Hungarian/British/Australian boxer (European Champ 1971)

1954-09-20

Anne Mcintosh, British member European parliament

1955-09-20

Christine Oddy, British member European parliament

1956-03-23

José Manuel Barroso, Portuguese politician, president of the European Commission

1957-04-24

Tricia Lange, European Vacation

1957-10-21

Steve Lukather, Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo

1959-03-20

Dale Reid, Ladybank Scotland, LPGA golfer (European Solheim Cup team)

1960-07-05

Douglas Sills, Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo

1960-12-17

Claudia Neidig, European Vacation

1961-05-02

Erik de Vogel, Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo

1961-08-21

Wimie Wilhelm, Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo

1961-10-31

Christine Bridged, Australian European class yachter (Olympics-96)

1961-11-16

Frank Bruno, Hammersmith, British boxer (European champ)

1961-12-24

Ilham Aliyev, Baku 2015 European Games Opening Ceremony

1963-10-31

Rob Schneider, Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo

1964-05-06

Dana Hill, European Vacation

1964-12-13

Dieter Eilts, 1996 UEFA European Football Championship

1965-06-23

Wouter Severijn, Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo

1965-07-21

Jeff Charvat, Medal of Honor: European Assault

1966-07-16

Johnny Vaughan, Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo

1967-04-10

René Jonkers, Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo

1967-9-28

Moon Unit Zappa, European Vacation

1968-01-01

Davor Suker, 1996 UEFA European Football Championship

1968-03-12

Jason Lively, European Vacation

1969-04-01

Arnaud Boetsch, Meulam France, tennis star (1985 European Junior)

1969-05-06

Sunny McKay, Buttman's European Vacation

1970-07-08

Micky Hoogendijk, Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo

1970-09-29

Tina Fischer, Bad Nauheim Germany, golfer (European Amat champ 1994)

1970-11-11

Tony Collins, Soccer Dog: European Cup

1970-12-31

Deborah Wells, Buttman's European Vacation

1971-10-14

Antonios Nikopolidis, 2004 UEFA European Football Championship

1971-10-27

Theodoros Zagorakis, 2004 UEFA European Football Championship

1972-03-29

Rui Costa, 2004 UEFA European Football Championship

1972-04-10

Debbie van Gils, Buttman's European Vacation

1973-07-15

David Courtin, Medal of Honor: European Assault

1974-01-16

Mattias Jonson, 2004 UEFA European Football Championship

1974-07-28

Alexis Tsipras, The Great European Disaster Movie

1975-05-15

Art Ettinger, Camille's European Adventures

1975-05-15

Tony Fish, Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo

1975-05-17

Kostas Sommer, Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo

1975-06-09

Federico Dordei, Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo

1975-9-27

Narsingh Balwantsingh, Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo

1976-01-31

Traianos Dellas, 2004 UEFA European Football Championship

1976-9-12

Josh Kennedy, Soccer Dog: European Cup

1977-08-04

Marek Heinz, 2004 UEFA European Football Championship

1977-10-25

Molestkey, Little White Chicks Big Black Monster Dicks 8: European Invasion!!!

1977-11-01

Edwin Alofs, Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo

1978-04-09

Rachel Stevens, Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo

1978-04-09

Jorge Andrade, 2004 UEFA European Football Championship

1978-04-16

Igor Tudor, 2004 UEFA European Football Championship

1978-06-17

Isabelle Delobel, French European ice dancer

1978-12-04

Stephanie James, Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo

1978-9-12

Elisabetta Canalis, Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo

1979-08-05

Jerry van Keken, Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo

1979-9-17

Janusz Gosschalk, Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo

1980-02-09

Angelos Charisteas, 2004 UEFA European Football Championship

1980-05-27

Katerina, Bang Bus European Vacation 2

1980-07-08

Melanie Walsh, Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo

1980-07-22

Rebecca Rule, Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo

1981-06-04

Giourkas Seitaridis, 2004 UEFA European Football Championship

1982-02-03

Alexandru Stanescu, Gran Vía - European Dreaming

1982-07-12

Antonio Cassano, 2004 UEFA European Football Championship

1982-11-05

Jorrit Niels, Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo

1983-05-11

Hanna Verboom, Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo

1983-05-27

Petra Vismekova, European Best Friends Forever 3

1984-08-14

Nicolette van Dam, Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo

1987-02-08

Carolina Kostner, Italian European champion figure skater

1998-07-16

Darien Smalling, Custody Law and Eastern European Diplomacy

European - Deaths
Date Event
1936-09-12

Hermann Hirt, German linguist (Indo-European Grammar), dies at 70

1959-03-16

Robert Lamouret, European Nights

1963-09-04

Robert Schuman, French premier/chair (European Parliament), dies at 77

1965-02-02

Richard P Blackmur, US, critic/publisher (Good European), dies at 61

1967-12-09

Charles Léon Hammes, Luxembourgian lawyer and President of the European Court of Justice (b. 1898)

1983-05-19

Jean Rey, Belgian politician and President of the European Commission dies at 80

1985-03-20

Jacques Maury, European Vacation

1990-03-24

Alice Sapritch, actress (European Vacation), dies

1991-04-24

Edward K. Dodds, European Vacation

1995-06-30

Erika Wackernagel, European Vacation

1996-07-15

Dana Hill, European Vacation

1996-12-09

Alain Poher, French pres of European Parliament (1966-69), dies

1999-09-20

Willy Millowitsch, European Vacation

2003-12-13

Heydar Aliyev, Baku 2015 European Games Opening Ceremony

2004-08-09

Robert Lecourt, French politician and president of the European Court of Justice (b. 1908)

2005-06-22

C. Carson Parks, Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo

2005-10-17

Franky Gee, European techno artist (b. 1962)

2012-07-20

Tony Fish, Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo

2013-06-08

Angus MacKay, European Vacation

2017-01-14

European Tour founding father John Jacobs dies aged 91

2017-12-09

Golf: Former European Ryder Cup Player Horton Dies, Aged 76


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