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  • Belgrade, Serbia
    Wednesday Nov 13, 1918

    Hungarian–Romanian War

    Károlyi Signed an Armistice With The Allied Nations

    Belgrade, Serbia
    Wednesday Nov 13, 1918

    On 13 November, Károlyi signed an armistice with the Allied nations in Belgrade. It limited the size of the Hungarian army to six infantry and two cavalry divisions. Demarcation lines defining the territory to remain under Hungarian control were made.




  • Belgrade, Kingdom of Yugoslavia (Present Day Belgrade, Serbia)
    Thursday Mar 27, 1941

    World War II

    Yugoslav coup d'état

    Belgrade, Kingdom of Yugoslavia (Present Day Belgrade, Serbia)
    Thursday Mar 27, 1941

    The Yugoslav government was overthrown two days later (Tripartite Pact Signature) by nationalists. The Yugoslav coup d'état of 27 March 1941 in Belgrade, Kingdom of Yugoslavia, replaced the regency led by Prince Paul and installed King Peter II.




  • Yugoslavia
    Sunday Apr 6, 1941

    World War II

    Invasion of Yugoslavia

    Yugoslavia
    Sunday Apr 6, 1941

    Germany responded with simultaneous invasion of Yugoslavia. It was Known as the April War or Operation 25, which occurred between 6 to 18 April. The attack led to German occupation to Yugoslavia.




  • Belgrade, Serbia
    Thursday Apr 17, 1941

    Josip Broz Tito

    The Government and military met with the German officials in Belgrade

    Belgrade, Serbia
    Thursday Apr 17, 1941

    On 17 April 1941, after King Peter II and other members of the government fled the country, the remaining representatives of the government and military met with the German officials in Belgrade.




  • Yugoslavia
    Friday Jun 27, 1941

    Josip Broz Tito

    Commander in Chief of all project national liberation military forces

    Yugoslavia
    Friday Jun 27, 1941

    On 27 June 1941, the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Yugoslavia appointed Tito Commander in Chief of all project national liberation military forces.




  • Yugoslavia
    Tuesday Jul 1, 1941

    Josip Broz Tito

    The Comintern sent precise instructions calling for immediate action

    Yugoslavia
    Tuesday Jul 1, 1941

    On 1 July 1941, the Comintern sent precise instructions calling for immediate action.




  • Požarevac, Serbia (Then German-occupied Serbia)
    Wednesday Aug 20, 1941

    Slobodan Milošević

    Born

    Požarevac, Serbia (Then German-occupied Serbia)
    Wednesday Aug 20, 1941

    Milošević was born in Požarevac, four months after the Axis invasion of the Kingdom of Yugoslavia, and raised during the Axis occupation of World War II.


  • Yugoslavia
    Friday Sep 19, 1941

    Josip Broz Tito

    Tito held talks with Chetnik leader Draža Mihailović

    Yugoslavia
    Friday Sep 19, 1941

    Despite conflicts with the rival monarchic Chetnik movement, Tito's Partisans succeeded in liberating territory, notably the "Republic of Užice". During this period, Tito held talks with Chetnik leader Draža Mihailović on 19 September and 27 October 1941.


  • Yugoslavia
    Sunday Dec 21, 1941

    Josip Broz Tito

    The First Proletarian Brigade

    Yugoslavia
    Sunday Dec 21, 1941

    On 21 December 1941, the Partisans created the First Proletarian Brigade (commanded by Koča Popović).


  • Belgrade, Yugoslavia (Present Day Belgrade, Serbia)
    Saturday Sep 16, 1944

    World War II

    Belgrade Offensive

    Belgrade, Yugoslavia (Present Day Belgrade, Serbia)
    Saturday Sep 16, 1944

    Soviet Red Army, with limited support from Bulgarian forces, assisted the Partisans in a joint liberation of the capital city of Belgrade, the offensive lasted from 15 September to 24 September.


  • Serbia (Yugoslavia)
    Wednesday Mar 7, 1945

    Josip Broz Tito

    The provisional government of the Democratic Federal Yugoslavia (Demokratska Federativna Jugoslavija, DFY) was assembled in Belgrade

    Serbia (Yugoslavia)
    Wednesday Mar 7, 1945

    On 7 March 1945, the provisional government of the Democratic Federal Yugoslavia (Demokratska Federativna Jugoslavija, DFY) was assembled in Belgrade by Josip Broz Tito, while the provisional name allowed for either a republic or monarchy.


  • Yugoslavia
    Monday Jun 4, 1945

    Josip Broz Tito

    Tito met with the president of the Bishops' Conference of Yugoslavia

    Yugoslavia
    Monday Jun 4, 1945

    Prime Minister Josip Broz Tito met with the president of the Bishops' Conference of Yugoslavia, Aloysius Stepinac on 4 June 1945, two days after his release from imprisonment. The two could not reach an agreement on the state of the Catholic Church. Under Stepinac's leadership, the bishops' conference released a letter condemning alleged Partisan war crimes in September 1945.


  • Yugoslavia
    Thursday Nov 29, 1945

    Josip Broz Tito

    King Peter II was formally deposed by the Yugoslav Constituent Assembly

    Yugoslavia
    Thursday Nov 29, 1945

    On 29 November 1945, King Peter II was formally deposed by the Yugoslav Constituent Assembly. The Assembly drafted a new republican constitution soon afterward.


  • Yugoslavia
    Tuesday Jan 13, 1953

    Josip Broz Tito

    The law on self-management

    Yugoslavia
    Tuesday Jan 13, 1953

    On 13 January 1953, they established that the law on self-management was the basis of the entire social order in Yugoslavia.


  • Yugoslavia
    Wednesday Jan 14, 1953

    Josip Broz Tito

    A President

    Yugoslavia
    Wednesday Jan 14, 1953

    Tito also succeeded Ivan Ribar as the President of Yugoslavia on 14 January 1953.


  • Yugoslavia
    Friday Sep 1, 1961

    Josip Broz Tito

    The First Secretary-General of the Non-Aligned Movement

    Yugoslavia
    Friday Sep 1, 1961

    On 1 September 1961, Josip Broz Tito became the first Secretary-General of the Non-Aligned Movement.


  • Yugoslavia
    Sunday Jan 1, 1967

    Josip Broz Tito

    Yugoslavia was the first communist country to open its borders to all foreign visitors

    Yugoslavia
    Sunday Jan 1, 1967

    On 1 January 1967, Yugoslavia was the first communist country to open its borders to all foreign visitors and abolish visa requirements.


  • Belgrade, Serbia
    Wednesday May 30, 1973

    Johan Cruyff

    Third European Cup

    Belgrade, Serbia
    Wednesday May 30, 1973

    The 1972–73 season was concluded with another league championship victory and a third successive European Cup with a 1–0 win over Juventus in the final


  • Kosovo
    Tuesday Jan 1, 1974

    Kosovo War

    Kosovo was declared a Province

    Kosovo
    Tuesday Jan 1, 1974

    In 1974 Kosovo's political status improved further when a new Yugoslav constitution granted an expanded set of political rights. Along with Vojvodina, Kosovo was declared a province and gained many of the powers of a fully-fledged republic: a seat on the federal presidency and its own assembly, police force and national bank.


  • Yugoslavia
    Thursday May 16, 1974

    Josip Broz Tito

    The new Constitution was passed

    Yugoslavia
    Thursday May 16, 1974

    On 16 May 1974, the new Constitution was passed, and the 82-year old Tito was named president for life, a status that he would enjoy for the rest of his life.


  • 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.


  • Kosovo
    Thursday Jan 1, 1981

    Kosovo War

    4,000 Serbs moved from Kosovo to central Serbia

    Kosovo
    Thursday Jan 1, 1981

    In 1981 it was reported that some 4,000 Serbs moved from Kosovo to central Serbia after the Kosovo Albanian riots in March that resulted in several Serb deaths and the desecration of Serbian Orthodox architecture and graveyards.


  • 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.


  • Belgrade, Serbia
    Monday Apr 16, 1984

    Slobodan Milošević

    President of The Belgrade League of Communists City Committee

    Belgrade, Serbia
    Monday Apr 16, 1984

    On 16 April 1984, Milošević was elected president of the Belgrade League of Communists City Committee.


  • Belgrade, Serbia
    Friday Feb 21, 1986

    Slobodan Milošević

    The Presidential Candidate For The SKJ's Serbian Branch Central Committee

    Belgrade, Serbia
    Friday Feb 21, 1986

    On 21 February 1986, the Socialist Alliance of Working People unanimously supported him as presidential candidate for the SKJ's Serbian branch Central Committee.


  • Belgrade, Serbia
    Wednesday May 28, 1986

    Slobodan Milošević

    The 10th Congress of the Serbian League of Communists

    Belgrade, Serbia
    Wednesday May 28, 1986

    Milošević was elected by a majority vote at the 10th Congress of the Serbian League of Communists on 28 May 1986.


  • Kosovo, Serbia
    Friday Apr 24, 1987

    Slobodan Milošević

    Milošević addressed a Crowd of Serbs at the Historic Kosovo Field

    Kosovo, Serbia
    Friday Apr 24, 1987

    As animosity between Serbs and Albanians in Kosovo deepened during the 1980s, Milošević was sent to address a crowd of Serbs at the historic Kosovo field on 24 April 1987. While Milošević was talking to the leadership inside the local cultural hall, demonstrators outside clashed with the local Kosovo-Albanian police force.


  • Serbia
    Thursday Sep 3, 1987

    Kosovo War

    The Paraćin massacre

    Serbia
    Thursday Sep 3, 1987

    In 1987 the growing ethnic tension in Yugoslavia and rising nationalism among Albanians in Kosovo and referred to the Paraćin massacre, where an ethnic Albanian soldier in the JNA killed four fellow soldiers.


  • Novi Sad, Serbia
    Thursday Oct 6, 1988

    Slobodan Milošević

    100,000 demonstrators rallied outside the Communist Party headquarters

    Novi Sad, Serbia
    Thursday Oct 6, 1988

    In Vojvodina, where 54 percent of the population was Serb, an estimated 100,000 demonstrators rallied outside the Communist Party headquarters in Novi Sad on 6 October 1988 to demand the resignation of the provincial leadership.


  • Kosovo
    Thursday Nov 17, 1988

    Kosovo War

    Resignations from the leadership of the League of Communists of Kosovo (LCK)

    Kosovo
    Thursday Nov 17, 1988

    On 17 November 1988, Kaqusha Jashari and Azem Vllasi were forced to resign from the leadership of the League of Communists of Kosovo (LCK).


  • Belgrade, Serbia
    Saturday Nov 19, 1988

    Slobodan Milošević

    Belgrade Speech

    Belgrade, Serbia
    Saturday Nov 19, 1988

    Milošević appealed to nationalist and populist passion by speaking of Serbia's importance to the world and in a Belgrade speech on 19 November 1988, he spoke of Serbia as facing battles against both internal and external enemies.


  • Kosovo
    Friday Mar 3, 1989

    Kosovo War

    The Presidency of Yugoslavia imposed special measures assigning responsibility for public security to the federal government

    Kosovo
    Friday Mar 3, 1989

    On 3 March 1989, the Presidency of Yugoslavia imposed special measures assigning responsibility for public security to the federal government.


  • Serbia
    Friday Mar 10, 1989

    Slobodan Milošević

    The Vojvodina Assembly approved The Constitutional Amendments

    Serbia
    Friday Mar 10, 1989

    On 10 March 1989, the Vojvodina Assembly approved the constitutional amendments.


  • Kosovo
    Thursday Mar 23, 1989

    Kosovo War

    the Assembly of Kosovo voted to accept the proposed amendments although most Albanian delegates abstained

    Kosovo
    Thursday Mar 23, 1989

    On 23 March, the Assembly of Kosovo voted to accept the proposed amendments although most Albanian delegates abstained.


  • Serbia
    Thursday Mar 23, 1989

    Slobodan Milošević

    The Kosovo Assembly approved the Constitutional Amendments

    Serbia
    Thursday Mar 23, 1989

    On 23 March 1989, the Kosovo Assembly approved the constitutional amendments.


  • Serbia
    Tuesday Mar 28, 1989

    Slobodan Milošević

    The Serbian Assembly approved the Constitutional Amendments

    Serbia
    Tuesday Mar 28, 1989

    On 28 March 1989, the Serbian Assembly approved the constitutional amendments.


  • Serbia
    Monday May 8, 1989

    Kosovo War

    Milošević became President of the Presidency of Serbia

    Serbia
    Monday May 8, 1989

    On 8 May 1989, Milošević became President of the Presidency of Serbia, which was confirmed on 6 December.


  • Serbia
    Monday May 8, 1989

    Slobodan Milošević

    The President of The Presidency of The Socialist Republic of Serbia

    Serbia
    Monday May 8, 1989

    On 8 May 1989, Milošević became The 7th President of the Presidency of the Socialist Republic of Serbia.


  • Petrova Gora, Serbia
    Sunday Mar 4, 1990

    Croatian War of Independence

    50,000 Serbs rallied at Tuđman

    Petrova Gora, Serbia
    Sunday Mar 4, 1990

    On 4 March 1990, 50,000 Serbs rallied at Petrova Gora and shouted negative remarks aimed at Tuđman, chanted "This is Serbia", and expressed support for Milošević.


  • Kosovo
    Wednesday Apr 18, 1990

    Kosovo War

    Responsibility for public security was again assigned to Serbia

    Kosovo
    Wednesday Apr 18, 1990

    In early 1990 Kosovar Albanians held mass demonstrations against the special measures, which were lifted on 18 April 1990 and responsibility for public security was again assigned to Serbia.


  • Kosovo
    Tuesday Jun 26, 1990

    Kosovo War

    Serbian authorities closed the Kosovo Assembly

    Kosovo
    Tuesday Jun 26, 1990

    On 26 June 1990 Serbian authorities closed the Kosovo Assembly, citing special circumstances.


  • Serbia (Yugoslavia)
    Wednesday Jun 27, 1990

    Croatian War of Independence

    Regarding Croatia and Slovenia

    Serbia (Yugoslavia)
    Wednesday Jun 27, 1990

    According to Jović, on 27 June 1990 he and Veljko Kadijević, the Yugoslav Defense Minister, met and agreed that they should, regarding Croatia and Slovenia, "expel them forcibly from Yugoslavia, by simply drawing borders and declaring that they have brought this upon themselves through their decisions". According to Jović, the next day he obtained the agreement of Milošević.


  • Serbia
    Sunday Jul 1, 1990

    Kosovo War

    Serbia approved the new amendments to the Constitution of Serbia

    Serbia
    Sunday Jul 1, 1990

    On 1 or 2 July 1990, Serbia approved the new amendments to the Constitution of Serbia in a referendum.


  • Kosovo
    Monday Jul 2, 1990

    Kosovo War

    Kosovo Assembly declared Kosovo an independent republic within Yugoslavia

    Kosovo
    Monday Jul 2, 1990

    On 2 July, 114 ethnic Albanian delegates of the 180-member Kosovo Assembly declared Kosovo an independent republic within Yugoslavia.


  • Kosovo
    Thursday Jul 5, 1990

    Kosovo War

    The Serbian Assembly dissolved the Kosovo Assembly

    Kosovo
    Thursday Jul 5, 1990

    On 5 July, the Serbian Assembly dissolved the Kosovo Assembly.


  • Serbia
    Tuesday Jul 17, 1990

    Kosovo War

    The Socialist Party of Serbia (SPS)

    Serbia
    Tuesday Jul 17, 1990

    On 16 or 17 July 1990 the League of Communists of Serbia (LCS) combined with the Socialist Alliance of Working People of Serbia to become the Socialist Party of Serbia (SPS), and Milošević became its first president.


  • Yugoslavia
    Wednesday Aug 8, 1990

    Kosovo War

    Several amendments to the federal Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia

    Yugoslavia
    Wednesday Aug 8, 1990

    On 8 August 1990 several amendments to the federal Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (SFRY), Constitution were adopted enabling the establishment of a multi-party election system.


  • Kosovo
    Tuesday Sep 4, 1990

    Kosovo War

    Kosovar Albanians observed a 24-hour general strike

    Kosovo
    Tuesday Sep 4, 1990

    On 4 September 1990 Kosovar Albanians observed a 24-hour general strike, virtually shutting down the province.


  • Kosovo
    Friday Sep 7, 1990

    Kosovo War

    the Constitution of the Republic of Kosovo was promulgated

    Kosovo
    Friday Sep 7, 1990

    On 7 September 1990 the Constitution of the Republic of Kosovo was promulgated by the disbanded Assembly of Kosovo.


  • Serbia
    Friday Sep 28, 1990

    Kosovo War

    The new controversial Serbian Constitution was promulgated

    Serbia
    Friday Sep 28, 1990

    The new controversial Serbian Constitution was promulgated on 28 September 1990.


  • Serbia
    Sunday Dec 9, 1990

    Kosovo War

    Multi-party elections were held in Serbia

    Serbia
    Sunday Dec 9, 1990

    Multi-party elections were held in Serbia on 9 and 26 December 1990 after which Milošević became President of Serbia.


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