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  • Cardiff, United Kingdom
    Friday Mar 1, 1991

    Prince William

    First public appearance

    Cardiff, United Kingdom
    Friday Mar 1, 1991

    His first public appearance was on 1 March 1991—Saint David's Day—during an official visit of his parents to Cardiff. After arriving by airplane, William was taken to Llandaff Cathedral where he signed the visitors' book, showing he is left-handed.




  • Persian Gulf
    Saturday Mar 9, 1991

    Gulf War

    US troops began moving out of the Persian Gulf

    Persian Gulf
    Saturday Mar 9, 1991

    On 10 March 1991, 540,000 US troops began moving out of the Persian Gulf.




  • Serbia (Yugoslavia)
    Tuesday Mar 12, 1991

    Croatian War of Independence

    Attempt to convince them to declare a state of emergency

    Serbia (Yugoslavia)
    Tuesday Mar 12, 1991

    On 12 March 1991, the leadership of the Army met with the Presidency of the SFRY in an attempt to convince them to declare a state of emergency which would allow for the army to take control of the country.




  • Kuwait
    Friday Mar 15, 1991

    Gulf War

    The US-led coalition restored to power Sheikh Jaber al-Ahmad al-Sabah

    Kuwait
    Friday Mar 15, 1991

    On March 15, 1991, the US-led coalition restored to power Sheikh Jaber al-Ahmad al-Sabah, the unelected authoritarian ruler of Kuwait. Kuwaiti democracy advocates had been calling for restoration of Parliament that the Emir had suspended in 1986.




  • Russia
    Sunday Mar 17, 1991

    Dissolution of the Soviet Union

    Union-wide referendum

    Russia
    Sunday Mar 17, 1991

    On March 17, 1991, in a Union-wide referendum 76.4 percent of voters endorsed retention of a reformed Soviet Union.




  • Sierra Leone
    Saturday Mar 23, 1991

    United Nations

    Sierra Leone Civil War

    Sierra Leone
    Saturday Mar 23, 1991

    The UN mission in the Sierra Leone Civil War of 1991–2002 was supplemented by British Royal Marines.




  • Karađorđevo, Serbia
    Monday Mar 25, 1991

    Bosnian War

    Karađorđevo meeting

    Karađorđevo, Serbia
    Monday Mar 25, 1991

    On 25 March, Franjo Tuđman and Serbian President Slobodan Milošević held a meeting in Karađorđevo. The meeting became controversial in later months due to claims by some Yugoslav politicians that the two presidents agreed to the partition of Bosnia and Herzegovina.


  • Karađorđevo, Serbia
    Monday Mar 25, 1991

    Slobodan Milošević

    The Secret Karađorđevo agreement

    Karađorđevo, Serbia
    Monday Mar 25, 1991

    According to testimony by Krajina's former President Milan Babić, Milošević had abandoned plans of having "all Serbs in one state" by March 1991 in the secret Karađorđevo agreement with Croatian President Franjo Tuđman that discussed the partition of Bosnia.


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