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  • Pristina, Kosovo
    Sunday Mar 1, 1981

    Kosovo War

    The First major outbreak occurred in Kosovo's main city

    Pristina, Kosovo
    Sunday Mar 1, 1981

    The first major outbreak occurred in Kosovo's main city, Pristina, when a protest of University of Pristina students over long queues in their university canteen rapidly escalated and in late March and early April 1981 spread throughout Kosovo, causing mass demonstrations in several towns. The disturbances were quelled by the Presidency of Yugoslavia proclaiming a state of emergency, sending in riot police and the army, which resulted in numerous casualties.




  • Washington D.C., U.S.
    Monday Mar 30, 1981

    Ronald Reagan

    Assassination Attempt

    Washington D.C., U.S.
    Monday Mar 30, 1981

    On March 30, 1981, Reagan, his press secretary James Brady, Washington police officer Thomas Delahanty, and Secret Service agent Tim McCarthy were struck by gunfire from would-be assassin John Hinckley Jr. outside the Washington Hilton hotel.




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