Today in Bosnia and Herzegovina History
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Events 1 - 29 of 29
0927-05-27 - Battle of the Bosnian Highlands: Simeon I of Bulgaria is defeated by King Tomislav of Croatia.
1389-06-15 - Battle of Kossovo; Turks defeat Serbs
1408-12-12 - Order of the Dragon: The Order of the Dragon was first created on December 12, 1408 by Emperor Sigismund, then King of Hungary, and his wife Queen Barbara of Celje following the battle for possession of Bosnia.
1831-03-29 - Great Bosnian uprising: Bosniak rebel against Turkey.
1908-10-06 - Austria annexes Bosnia & Herzegovina
1942-03-01 - Tito establishes 2nd Proletarit Brigade in Bosnia
1942-03-05 - Bosnia Tito establishes 3rd Proletarit Brigade in Bosnia
1943-11-29 - Partisan Tito forms temporary government in Jajce Bosnia
1944-05-07 - German assault on Tito's hideout in Drvar Bosnia
1944-05-25 - Partisan leader Tito escapes Germans surrounding Bosnia
1990-07-31 - Bosnia-Hercegovina declares independence
1992-03-03 - The nation of Bosnia was established.
1992-05-02 - Yugoslav Army seize Bosnian Pres Alija Izetbegovic
1993-02-10 - US officially backs peace plan in Bosnia
1993-11-09 - Stari most, the "old bridge" in Bosnian Mostar built in 1566, collapses after several days of bombing.
1993-12-14 - Moslem fundamentalists murder 12 Kroates/Bosnians in Algeria
1994-01-23 - Worldwide Day for peace in Bosnia-Hercegovina
1994-04-20 - Serbian army bombs hospital in Goradze Bosnia, 47 killed
1994-04-21 - Serbian army bombs distress clinic in Goradze Bosnia, 28 killed
1995-05-25 - The Bosnian Serb Army kills 72 youngsters in the Bosnian city of Tuzla.
1995-06-08 - Downed U.S. Air Force pilot Captain Scott O'Grady is rescued by U.S. Marines in Bosnia.
1995-08-29 - NATO launches Operation Deliberate Force against Bosnian Serb forces.
1995-12-20 - NATO begins peacekeeping in Bosnia.
1996-01-12 - Russian troops arrived in Bosnia (joint operation with US)
2000-01-14 - A United Nations tribunal sentences five Bosnian Croats to up to 25 years for the 1993 killing of over 100 Muslims in a Bosnian village.
2001-09-12 - Article V of the NATO agreement is invoked for only the second time (the other being in Bosnia) in response to the September 11, 2001 attacks against the United States of America.
2003-02-27 - Former Bosnian Serb leader Biljana Plavsic is sentenced by the U.N. tribunal in The Hague, Netherlands, to 11 years in prison
2004-02-26 - Macedonian President Boris Trajkovski is killed in a plane crash near Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina.
2008-07-21 - Bosnian-Serb war criminal Radovan Karadžić is arrested in Serbia and is indicted by the UN's ICTY tribunal.
Birthdays 1 - 18 of 18
1741-08-31 - Husein Gradaščević, Bosniak general (d. 1834)
1806-11-24 - Omar Pasha, [Michael Lats], Croatian governor/viceroy of Bosnia/Iraq
1894-06-30 - Gavrilo Princip, Bosnian assassin (arch duke Ferdinand)
1925-08-08 - Alija Izetbegović, Bosniak politician (d. 2003)
1940-01-05 - General Sir Michael Rose, UK military officer, prominent in Bosnia
1945-06-19 - Radovan Karadžić, Serbian-Bosnian politician
1951-05-30 - Zdravko Čolić, Yugoslav-Bosnian singer
1955-10-01 - Duško Tadić, Bosnian Serb
1962-09-12 - Dino Merlin, Bosnian singer
1962-12-11 - Nele Karajlić, Bosnian singer
1970-10-30 - Maja Tatic, Bosnia singer
1977-01-01 - Hasan Salihamidžić, Bosnian footballer
1979-03-14 - Sead Ramović, German-born Bosnian footballer
1982-04-12 - Deen, Bosnian singer
1983-01-29 - Nedžad Sinanović, Bosnian basketball player
1984-04-26 - Mija Martina, Bosnian singer
1986-06-16 - Robert Rothbart, Bosnian-Israeli Basketball Player
1987-05-05 - Marija Šestić, Bosnian singer
Deaths 1 - 7 of 7
1391-03-10 - Tvrtko I first king of Bosnia (b. 1338)
1834-08-17 - Husein Gradaščević, Bosnian rebel leader (b. 1802)
1914-06-28 - Franz Ferdinand, Austrian archduke (Sarajevo, Bosnia), assassinated
1918-04-29 - Gavrilo Princip, Bosnian murderer of arch duke Ferdinand, dies at 22
1993-01-08 - Hakija Turajlic, Bosnian vice-premier, murdered
2003-10-19 - Alija Izetbegović, President of Bosnia-Herzegovina (b. 1925)
2010-04-16 - Rasim Delic, Bosnian military chief of staff and war criminal (b. 1949)