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  • Estoril, Portugal
    Monday Jul 20, 1936

    Francisco Franco

    A plane crash

    Estoril, Portugal
    Monday Jul 20, 1936

    The designated leader of the uprising, General José Sanjurjo, died on 20 July 1936, in a plane crash.




  • Estoril, Portugal
    Monday Jul 20, 1936

    Spanish Civil War

    Coup leader Sanjurjo was killed

    Estoril, Portugal
    Monday Jul 20, 1936

    A large air and sealift of Nationalist troops in Spanish Morocco was organised to the southwest of Spain. Coup leader Sanjurjo was killed in a plane crash on 20 July, leaving an effective command split between Mola in the North and Franco in the South. This period also saw the worst actions of the so-called "Red" and "White Terrors" in Spain.




  • Portugal
    Thursday Apr 25, 1974

    Xanana Gusmão

    The Coup In Portugal

    Portugal
    Thursday Apr 25, 1974

    It was in 1974 that a coup in Portugal resulted in the beginning of decolonisation for Portuguese Timor, and shortly afterwards the Governor Mário Lemos Pires announced plans to grant the colony independence.




  • Funchal, Madeira, Portugal
    Tuesday Feb 5, 1985

    Cristiano Ronaldo

    Birth

    Funchal, Madeira, Portugal
    Tuesday Feb 5, 1985

    Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro born in 5 February 1985, in Funchal, Madeira, Portugal.




  • Dragon Stadium, Porto, Portugal
    Wednesday Nov 20, 1996

    George Weah

    He Was Banned From Six European Matches

    Dragon Stadium, Porto, Portugal
    Wednesday Nov 20, 1996

    Weah was banned from six European matches for breaking the nose of the Portuguese defender Jorge Costa on 20 November 1996 in the players' tunnel after Milan's draw at Porto in the Champions League.




  • Sintra, Portugal
    Thursday May 29, 1997

    NATO Establishment

    Forming The Euro-Atlantic Partnership Council

    Sintra, Portugal
    Thursday May 29, 1997

    Between 1994 and 1997, wider forums for regional cooperation between NATO and its neighbors were set up, like the Partnership for Peace, the Mediterranean Dialogue initiative and the Euro-Atlantic Partnership Council.




  • Lisbon, Portugal
    Monday Oct 7, 2002

    Cristiano Ronaldo

    First debut and 2 Goals

    Lisbon, Portugal
    Monday Oct 7, 2002

    At age 16, Ronaldo was promoted from Sporting's youth team by first-team manager László Bölöni, who was impressed with his dribbling. He subsequently became the first player to play for the club's under-16, under-17 and under-18 teams, the B team, and the first team, all within a single season. A year later, on 7 October 2002, Ronaldo made his debut in the Primeira Liga, against Moreirense, and scored two goals in their 3–0 win.


  • Porto, Portugal
    Sunday Nov 16, 2003

    Lionel Messi

    First Appearance

    Porto, Portugal
    Sunday Nov 16, 2003

    Made his first appearance against FC Porto.


  • Estádio José Alvalade XXI, Rua Professor Fernando da Fonseca, Lisbon, Portugal
    Tuesday Sep 12, 2006

    Zlatan Ibrahimović

    His First Champions League appearance For Inter

    Estádio José Alvalade XXI, Rua Professor Fernando da Fonseca, Lisbon, Portugal
    Tuesday Sep 12, 2006

    In his first Champions League appearance for Inter, Ibrahimović was not able to avoid the 1–0 away defeat to Sporting CP as Inter began their European campaign in the wrong way.


  • Lisbon, Portugal
    Saturday Jul 7, 2007

    The Great Pyramid

    New7Wonders of the World

    Lisbon, Portugal
    Saturday Jul 7, 2007

    The Great Pyramid of Giza, the largest and oldest of the three pyramids at the Giza Necropolis in Egypt and the only surviving of the original Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, was granted honorary status. The Great Pyramid of Giza was selected in New7Wonders of the World. New7Wonders of the World was a campaign started in 2000 to choose Wonders of the World from a selection of 200 existing monuments. The popularity poll via free Web-based voting and small amounts of telephone voting was led by Canadian-Swiss Bernard Weber and organized by the New7Wonders Foundation (N7W) based in Zurich, Switzerland, with winners announced on 7 July 2007 in Lisbon, at Estádio da Luz.


  • Estádio da Luz, Lisbon, Portugal
    Saturday May 24, 2014

    Cristiano Ronaldo

    2014 UEFA Champions League Final

    Estádio da Luz, Lisbon, Portugal
    Saturday May 24, 2014

    The match took place on Saturday, 24 May 2014, at the Estádio da Luz in Lisbon, Portugal, between Spanish sides Real Madrid and Atlético Madrid. It was the fifth tournament final to feature two teams from the same association, the second all-Spanish final and the first between teams from the same city. Real Madrid won the match 4–1 after extra time, with goals from Gareth Bale, Marcelo and Cristiano Ronaldo following a 93rd-minute header by Sergio Ramos. and this was the 2nd champions league title awarded by Cristiano Ronaldo.


  • Portugal
    Saturday Jun 17, 2017

    Disasters with highest death tolls

    2017 Portugal Wildfires

    Portugal
    Saturday Jun 17, 2017

    A series of four initial deadly wildfires erupted across central Portugal in the afternoon of 17 June 2017 within minutes of each other, resulting in at least 66 deaths and 204 injured people.


  • Lisbon, Portogal
    Saturday Aug 15, 2020

    Lionel Messi

    Estádio da Luz earthquake

    Lisbon, Portogal
    Saturday Aug 15, 2020

    Messi suffered his worst defeat as a player as Bayern Munich beat Barcelona 8–2 in a one-off tie in Lisbon, leading to another disappointing exit from the Champions League.


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