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  • Slovenia
    Monday Jan 15, 1996

    Croatian War of Independence

    New UN mission

    Slovenia
    Monday Jan 15, 1996

    The new UN mission was established as the United Nations Transitional Authority for Eastern Slavonia, Baranja and Western Sirmium (UNTAES) by United Nations Security Council Resolution 1037 of 15 January 1996.




  • Prevlaka, Croatia
    Monday Jan 15, 1996

    Croatian War of Independence

    The UNTAES replaced the UNCRO mission

    Prevlaka, Croatia
    Monday Jan 15, 1996

    As the UNTAES replaced the UNCRO mission, Prevlaka peninsula, previously under UNCRO control, was put under control of United Nations Mission of Observers in Prevlaka (UNMOP). The UNMOP was established by United Nations Security Council Resolution 1038 of 15 January 1996, and terminated on 15 December 2002.




  • Black Sea
    Tuesday Jan 16, 1996

    First Chechen War

    Turkish passenger ship

    Black Sea
    Tuesday Jan 16, 1996

    On 16 January 1996, a Turkish passenger ship carrying 200 Russian passengers was taken over by what were mostly Turkish gunmen who were seeking to publicize the Chechen cause.




  • U.S.
    Tuesday Jan 23, 1996

    Java (programming language)

    Java 1.0

    U.S.
    Tuesday Jan 23, 1996

    On 23 January 1996, Sun Microsystems released the first public implementation as Java 1.0, which promised Write Once, Run Anywhere (WORA) functionality, providing no-cost run-times on popular platforms.




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