Today in the History of Algeria (Part 2)

Historical Events

Events 101 - 140 of 140

1989-02-17 - Mauritania, Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia & Libya form common market
1990-10-29 - 30 die in a (5.7) earthquake in Algeria
1992-01-11 - Algeria's Pres Chadli announces his resignation
1992-01-12 - Algeria's general elections canceled after strong gains by Islamic Salvation Front in the 1st round
1992-06-29 - Algerian head of state, Mohamed Boudiaf, is assassinated by military officers during a public speech at the opening of a cultural center in Annaba
1992-07-01 - Ali Kafi becomes president of Algeria
1993-11-19 - Algerian Moslem fundamentalists uprising, 27 killed
1993-12-08 - 30 killed at religious rebellion in Algeria
1993-12-14 - Moslem fundamentalists murder 12 Kroates/Bosnians in Algeria
1994-08-06 - Algerian Moslem fundamentalists threaten school/Universities
1994-08-18 - 5.6 earthquake in Algeria, kills 171
1994-09-15 - Moslem fundamentalists kidnap & behead 16 citizens in Algeria
1994-11-01 - Muslim fundamentalists in Mostaganem Algeria murder 5 children
1997-04-03 - Thalit massacre begins in Algeria; all but 1 of the 53 inhabitants of Thalit are killed by guerrillas.
1997-04-22 - Haouch Khemisti massacre in Algeria - 93 villagers killed.
1997-04-23 - Omaria massacre in Algeria: 42 villagers are killed.
1997-06-16 - The Dairat Labguer massacre in Algeria; 50 people are killed.
1997-07-27 - Si Zerrouk massacre in Algeria; about 50 people killed.
1997-08-03 - Oued El-Had and Mezouara massacre in Algeria; 40-76 villagers killed.
1997-08-20 - Souhane massacre in Algeria; over 60 people are killed and 15 kidnapped.
1997-08-26 - Beni-Ali massacre in Algeria; 60-100 people killed.
1997-08-29 - At least 98 villagers are killed by the GIA in the Rais massacre, Algeria.
1997-09-19 - Guelb El-Kebir massacre in Algeria; 53 killed.
1997-09-22 - Bentalha massacre in Algeria; over 200 villagers killed.
1997-10-12 - Sidi Daoud massacre in Algeria; 43 killed at a fake roadblock.
1997-11-27 - Twenty-five are killed in the second Souhane massacre in Algeria.
1997-12-24 - The Sid El-Antri massacre (or Sidi Lamri) in Algeria kills 50-100 people.
1997-12-30 - In the worst incident in Algeria's insurgency, the Wilaya of Relizane massacres, 400 people are killed from four villages.
1998-01-04 - Wilaya of Relizane massacres in Algeria: over 170 are killed in three remote villages.
1998-01-11 - Sidi-Hamed massacre takes place in Algeria, over 100 people are killed.
1998-03-26 - Oued Bouaicha massacre in Algeria; 52 people killed with axes and knives, 32 of them babies under the age of 2.
1998-12-08 - Tadjena massacre: 81 people are killed by armed groups in Algeria.
1999-08-15 - Beni Ounif massacre in Algeria; some 29 people are killed at a false roadblock near the Moroccan border, leading to temporary tensions with Morocco.
2003-05-21 - An earthquake hits northern Algeria killing more than 2,000 people.
2005-09-29 - Amnesty referendum in Algeria.
2007-04-11 - 2007 Algiers bombings: Two bombings in the Algerian capital of Algiers, kills 33 people and wounds a further 222 others.
2012-11-09 - An Algerian C-295 military transport plane crashes near Avignon, France, killing 6 people
2013-01-16 - A four day occupation of an Algerian BP facility by Amenas militants begins, killing 48 hostages
2014-02-11 - 77 people are killed after a military transport plan crashes in Algeria
2014-04-17 - Abdelaziz Bouteflika wins a fourth term as President of Algeria

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