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  • Croatia
    Friday Nov 1, 1991

    Croatian War of Independence

    Croatian successful counterattack

    Croatia
    Friday Nov 1, 1991

    The Croatian army began a successful counterattack in early November 1991, its first major offensive operation of the war.




  • Russia
    Thursday Nov 7, 1991

    Dissolution of the Soviet Union

    Former Soviet Union

    Russia
    Thursday Nov 7, 1991

    By 7 November 1991, most newspapers referred to the country as the 'former Soviet Union'.




  • Bosanski Brod, Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Tuesday Nov 12, 1991

    Bosnian War

    The Croatian Community of Bosnian Posavina

    Bosanski Brod, Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Tuesday Nov 12, 1991

    On 12 November 1991, the Croatian Community of Bosnian Posavina was established in Bosanski Brod. It covered eight municipalities in northern Bosnia.




  • Santa Cruz Cemetery, Rua De Santa Cruz, Dili, Timor-Leste
    Tuesday Nov 12, 1991

    Xanana Gusmão

    Santa Cruz massacre

    Santa Cruz Cemetery, Rua De Santa Cruz, Dili, Timor-Leste
    Tuesday Nov 12, 1991

    By the mid-1980s, he was a major leader. During the early 1990s, Gusmão became deeply involved in diplomacy and media management, and was instrumental in alerting the world to the massacre in Dili that occurred in Santa Cruz on 12 November 1991.




  • Croatia
    Thursday Nov 14, 1991

    Croatian War of Independence

    The Navy blockade of Dalmatian ports

    Croatia
    Thursday Nov 14, 1991

    On 14 November, the Navy blockade of Dalmatian ports was challenged by civilian ships. The confrontation culminated in the Battle of the Dalmatian channels, when Croatian coastal and island based artillery damaged, sank, or captured a number of Yugoslav navy vessels, including Mukos PČ 176, later rechristened PB 62 Šolta.




  • U.S.
    Sunday Nov 17, 1991

    Desmond Doss

    The Death of his 1st Wife

    U.S.
    Sunday Nov 17, 1991

    Dorothy died on November 17, 1991, from a car accident.




  • Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Monday Nov 18, 1991

    Bosnian War

    The Croatian Community of Herzeg-Bosnia

    Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Monday Nov 18, 1991

    On 18 November 1991, the Croatian Community of Herzeg-Bosnia was established in Mostar. Mate Boban was chosen as its president. Its founding document said: "The Community will respect the democratically elected government of the Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina for as long as exists the state independence of Bosnia and Herzegovina in relation to the former, or any other, Yugoslavia".


  • Kensington, London, England, United Kingdom
    Friday Nov 22, 1991

    Freddie Mercury

    Mercury called Queen's manager Jim Beach to his Kensington home to prepare a public statement

    Kensington, London, England, United Kingdom
    Friday Nov 22, 1991

    On 22 November 1991, Mercury called Queen's manager Jim Beach to his Kensington home to prepare a public statement, which was released the following day: Following the enormous conjecture in the press over the last two weeks, I wish to confirm that I have been tested HIV positive and have AIDS. I felt it correct to keep this information private to date to protect the privacy of those around me. However, the time has come now for my friends and fans around the world to know the truth and I hope that everyone will join with me, my doctors and all those worldwide in the fight against this terrible disease. My privacy has always been very special to me and I am famous for my lack of interviews. Please understand this policy will continue.


  • Kensington, London, England, United Kingdom
    Sunday Nov 24, 1991

    Freddie Mercury

    Death

    Kensington, London, England, United Kingdom
    Sunday Nov 24, 1991

    On the evening of 24 November 1991, about 24 hours after issuing the statement, Mercury died at the age of 45 at his home in Kensington. The cause of death was bronchial pneumonia resulting from AIDS. Mercury's close friend Dave Clark of the Dave Clark Five was at the bedside vigil when he died. Austin phoned Mercury's parents and sister to break the news, which reached newspaper and television crews in the early hours of 25 November.


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