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  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Thursday Jan 9, 1992

    Bosnian War

    Republic of the Serbian People in Bosnia-Herzegovina

    Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Thursday Jan 9, 1992

    On 9 January 1992, the Bosnian Serbs proclaimed the "Republic of the Serbian People in Bosnia-Herzegovina" (SR BiH, later Republika Srpska), but did not officially declare independence.




  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Saturday Feb 29, 1992

    Bosnian War

    Boycott the referendums held on 29 February and 1 March 1992

    Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Saturday Feb 29, 1992

    The Bosnian Serb assembly members advised Serbs to boycott the referendums held on 29 February and 1 March 1992. The turnout to the referendums was reported as 63.7%, with 92.7% of voters voting in favour of independence (implying that Bosnian Serbs, which made up approximately 34% of the population, largely boycotted the referendum).




  • Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Sunday Mar 1, 1992

    Bosnian War

    The Sarajevo wedding shooting

    Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Sunday Mar 1, 1992

    Serbs consider the Sarajevo wedding shooting, when a groom's father was killed on the second day of the Bosnian independence referendum, 1 March 1992, to have been the first victim of the war.




  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Tuesday Mar 3, 1992

    Bosnian War

    Independence

    Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Tuesday Mar 3, 1992

    The Serb political leadership used the referendum as a pretext to set up roadblocks in protest. Independence was formally declared by the Bosnian parliament on 3 March 1992.




  • Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Saturday Mar 28, 1992

    Bosnian War

    Opposition to any type of ethnic division of Bosnia

    Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Saturday Mar 28, 1992

    on 28 March 1992, Izetbegović, after meeting with the then-US ambassador to Yugoslavia Warren Zimmermann in Sarajevo, withdrew his signature and declared his opposition to any type of ethnic division of Bosnia.




  • Bijeljina, Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Wednesday Apr 1, 1992

    Bosnian War

    The Bijeljina Killings

    Bijeljina, Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Wednesday Apr 1, 1992

    The Bijeljina Killings (of mostly Bosniaks) on 1–2 April.




  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Friday Apr 3, 1992

    Bosnian War

    Battle of Kupres

    Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Friday Apr 3, 1992

    On 3 April, the Battle of Kupres began between the JNA and a combined HV-HVO force that ended in a JNA victory.


  • Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Monday Apr 6, 1992

    Bosnian War

    Serb forces began shelling Sarajevo

    Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Monday Apr 6, 1992

    On 6 April Serb forces began shelling Sarajevo, and in the next two days crossed the Drina from Serbia proper and besieged Muslim-majority Zvornik, Višegrad and Foča.


  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Monday Apr 6, 1992

    Bosnian War

    Full-scale hostilities had broken out by 6 April

    Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Monday Apr 6, 1992

    "full-scale hostilities had broken out by 6 April", the same day that the United States and European Economic Community (EEC) recognized Bosnia and Herzegovina.


  • Čapljina, Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Thursday Apr 23, 1992

    Bosnian War

    the JNA evacuated its personnel by helicopters from the barracks in Čapljina

    Čapljina, Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Thursday Apr 23, 1992

    On 23 April, the JNA evacuated its personnel by helicopters from the barracks in Čapljina, which was under blockade since 4 March.


  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Monday Apr 27, 1992

    Bosnian War

    The Bosnian government ordered the JNA

    Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Monday Apr 27, 1992

    On 27 April, the Bosnian government ordered the JNA to be put under civilian control or expelled, which was followed by a series of conflicts in early May between the two.


  • Prijedor, Bosnia and Herzegovania
    Thursday Apr 30, 1992

    Bosnian War

    Prijedor was taken over by Serbs

    Prijedor, Bosnia and Herzegovania
    Thursday Apr 30, 1992

    Prijedor was taken over by Serbs on 30 April.


  • Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Saturday May 2, 1992

    Bosnian War

    Cutting Sarajevo in two

    Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Saturday May 2, 1992

    On 2 May, the Green Berets and local gang members fought back a disorganized Serb attack aimed at cutting Sarajevo in two.


  • Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Sunday May 3, 1992

    Bosnian War

    Izetbegović was kidnapped

    Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Sunday May 3, 1992

    On May 3, Izetbegović was kidnapped at the Sarajevo airport by JNA officers, and used to gain safe passage of JNA troops from downtown Sarajevo.


  • Tuzla, Bosna and Herzegovina
    Friday May 15, 1992

    Bosnian War

    A JNA column was ambushed in Tuzla

    Tuzla, Bosna and Herzegovina
    Friday May 15, 1992

    On 15 May 1992, a JNA column was ambushed in Tuzla. 92nd Motorised JNA Brigade (stationed in "Husinska buna" barracks in Tuzla) received orders to leave the city of Tuzla and Bosnia-Herzegovina, and to enter Serbia.


  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Friday May 22, 1992

    Bosnian War

    A member State of the United Nations

    Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Friday May 22, 1992

    The Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina was admitted as a member State of the United Nations on 22 May 1992.


  • Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Sunday May 24, 1992

    Bosnian War

    Shelling on Sarajevo

    Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Sunday May 24, 1992

    The Army of Republika Srpska was newly established and put under the command of General Ratko Mladić, in a new phase of the war. Shelling on Sarajevo on 24, 26, 28 and 29 May were attributed to Mladić by UN Secretary-General Boutros Boutros-Ghali.


  • Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Friday Jun 5, 1992

    Bosnian War

    The last JNA personnel left the city

    Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Friday Jun 5, 1992

    On 5 and 6 June the last JNA personnel left the city during heavy street fighting and shelling.


  • Novi Travnik, Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Friday Jun 19, 1992

    Bosnian War

    A conflict in Novi Travnik

    Novi Travnik, Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Friday Jun 19, 1992

    On 19 June, a conflict between the units of the TO on one side, and HVO and HOS units on the other side broke out in Novi Travnik.


  • Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Saturday Jun 20, 1992

    Bosnian War

    The 20 June cease-fire

    Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Saturday Jun 20, 1992

    The 20 June cease-fire, executed in order for UN takeover of the Sarajevo airport for humanitarian flights, was broken as both sides battled for control of the territory between the city and airport.


  • Srebrenica, Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Sunday Jun 21, 1992

    Bosnian War

    Bosniak forces entered the Bosnian Serb village of Ratkovići

    Srebrenica, Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Sunday Jun 21, 1992

    On 21 June 1992, Bosniak forces entered the Bosnian Serb village of Ratkovići near Srebrenica and murdered 24 Serb civilians.


  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Wednesday Jun 24, 1992

    Bosnian War

    Operation Corridor 92

    Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Wednesday Jun 24, 1992

    In June 1992, the Bosnian Serbs started Operation Corridor 92.


  • Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Friday Jun 26, 1992

    Bosnian War

    Boutros-Ghali's ultimatum

    Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Friday Jun 26, 1992

    The airport crisis led to Boutros-Ghali's ultimatum on 26 June, that the Serbs stop attacks on the city, allow the UN to take control of the airport, and place their heavy weapons under UN supervision.


  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Tuesday Jul 21, 1992

    Bosnian War

    Military Cooperation

    Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Tuesday Jul 21, 1992

    On 21 July 1992, the Agreement on Friendship and Cooperation was signed by Tuđman and Izetbegović, establishing a military cooperation between the two armies.


  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Wednesday Aug 12, 1992

    Bosnian War

    Republika Srpska

    Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Wednesday Aug 12, 1992

    On 12 August 1992, the name of the Serbian Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina was changed to Republika Srpska (RS).


  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Sunday Oct 18, 1992

    Croatian War of Independence

    The Croat-Bosniak conflict

    Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Sunday Oct 18, 1992

    In 1992, the Croat-Bosniak conflict erupted in Bosnia and Herzegovina, just as each was fighting with the Bosnian Serbs. The war was originally fought between the Croatian Defense Council and Croatian volunteer troops on one side and the Army of the Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina (ARBiH) on the other, but by 1994, the Croatian Army had an estimated 3,000 to 5,000 troops involved in the fighting.


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