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  • Serbia
    Sunday May 4, 1980

    Kosovo War

    Tito's Death

    Serbia
    Sunday May 4, 1980

    Provincial power was still exercised by the Communist Party, but now devolved mainly to ethnic Albanian communists. Tito's death on 4 May 1980 ushered in a long period of political instability, worsened by growing economic crisis and nationalist unrest.




  • Ljubljana, SR Slovenia, SFR Yugoslavia (now Slovenia)
    Sunday May 4, 1980

    Josip Broz Tito

    Death

    Ljubljana, SR Slovenia, SFR Yugoslavia (now Slovenia)
    Sunday May 4, 1980

    Tito died at the Medical Centre of Ljubljana on 4 May 1980, three days short of his 88th birthday.




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