Today in Egypt History (Part 3)
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1977-11-20 - Egyptian Pres Sadat became 1st Arab leader to address Israeli Knesset
1977-12-05 - Egypt breaks dipl relations with Syria, Libya, Algeria, Iraq & S Yemen
1977-12-14 - Egyptian & Israeli representatives gather in Cairo for first formal peace conference
1977-12-25 - Israeli PM Menachem Begin meets Egyptian Pres Sadat in Egypt
1978-02-20 - Egypt announces it is pulling its diplomats out of Cyprus
1978-07-18 - Egyptian & Israeli officials begin 2 days of talks
1978-09-16 - Grateful Dead perform in Cairo Egypt
Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin 1978-09-23 - 100,000 cheering Egyptians welcome Sadat home from Camp David summit
1978-10-12 - Representatives of Israel & Egypt open talks in Washington
1979-03-21 - Egyptian Parliament unanimously approve peace treaty with Israel
1979-03-22 - Israeli parliament approves peace treaty with Egypt
1979-03-26 - Camp David peace treaty between Israel & Egypt
1979-04-02 - Israeli PM Menachem Begin visits Cairo Egypt/meets pres Sadat
1979-04-25 - Peace treaty between Israel & Egypt goes into effect
1979-05-25 - Israel begins to return Sinai to Egypt
1979-11-25 - Israel returns Alma oilfields in Gulf of Suez to Egypt
1980-01-26 - Israel & Egypt establish diplomatic relations
1980-02-05 - Egyptian parliament votes to end boycott of Israel
1980-02-26 - Egypt & Israel exchange ambassadors for 1st time
1980-02-27 - Israel & Egypt exchange ambassadors
1980-03-23 - Shah of Iran arrives in Egypt
Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak 1981-10-07 - Hosni Mubarak becomes acting-president of Egypt
1981-10-08 - President Reagan greeted predecessors Jimmy Carter, Gerald R Ford & Richard Nixon before sending them to Egypt for Anwar Sadat's funeral
1981-10-13 - Vice President Hosni Mubarak elected president of Egypt
1983-04-07 - Oldest human skeleton, aged 80,000 years, discovered in Egypt
1983-05-25 - Fire in Nassermeer, Egypt, kills 357
1983-12-22 - Egyptian president Mubarak meets with PLO leader Yasser Arafat
1984-09-25 - Egypt & Jordan regain diplomatic relations
1985-01-02 - Egyptian Pres Mubarak reappoints Coptic pope Shenuda III
1985-08-20 - Libya throws out 1000s Tunisian/Egyptian gas workers
1985-10-10 - US fighter jets force Egyptian plane carrying hijackers of Italian ship Achille Lauro to land in Italy, gunmen are placed in custody
1985-10-11 - US intercepts Egyptian Boeing with Achille Lauro terrorists
1985-11-23 - 58 die as Egyptian commandos storm hijack Egyptair jet in Malta
Palestinian Leader Yasser Arafat 1985-11-24 - Egyptian commandos storm captured Boeing in Malta, 60 killed
1986-02-09 - Tomb of Tutanchamon's treasurer Maya found in Egypt
1986-02-25 - Thousands of Egyptian military police riot, destroy 2 luxury hotel
1989-02-15 - Israel attacks border strip Taba near Egypt
1989-02-16 - Egypt, Iraq, Jordan & North Yemen form common market
1989-03-18 - In Egypt, a 4,400-year-old mummy is found in the Pyramid of Cheops.
1990-06-12 - Egypt (500-1 longshot) ties favorite Neth 1-1 in World Cup game
1990-08-11 - Egypt & Morocco troops land in Saudi Arabia to prevent Iraqi invasion
1991-01-01 - Iraq rejects peace proposal from Egyptian Pres Hosi Mubarak
1993-11-25 - Failed bomb attack on Egyptian premier Atef Sedki, 1 dead
1994-11-02 - Benzine explosion in Dronka Egypt, 400+ killed
1995-06-26 - Gunmen ambush Egyptian pres Hosni Mubarak, escapes unharmed
1995-11-19 - Suicide bomber blasts into Egyptian embassy in Islamabad, kills 16
1997-11-17 - In Luxor, Egypt, 62 people are killed by 6 Islamic militants outside the Temple of Hatshepsut, known as Luxor massacre (The police then kill the assailants).
1999-10-31 - EgyptAir Flight 990 traveling from New York City to Cairo crashes off the coast of Nantucket, Massachusetts, killing all 217 on-board.
2002-02-20 - In Reqa Al-Gharbiya, Egypt, a fire on a train injures over 65 and kills at least 370.
2002-10-16 - Bibliotheca Alexandrina in the Egyptian city of Alexandria, a commemoration of the Library of Alexandria that was lost in antiquity, is officially inaugurated.
2004-01-03 - Flight 604, a Boeing 737 owned by Flash Airlines, an Egyptian airliner, plunges into the Red Sea, killing all 148 people on board.
2005-02-26 - Hosni Mubarak the president of Egypt orders the constitution changed to allow multi-candidate presidential elections before September 2005 by asking Egyptian parliament to amend Article 76 of the constitution.
2005-07-23 - Three bombs explode in the Naama Bay area of Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, killing 88 people.
2005-09-07 - First presidential election was held in Egypt.
2006-01-12 - The French warship Clemenceau reaches Egypt and is barred access to the Suez Canal. Greenpeace activists board the ship.
2011-01-25 - Egyptian Revolution of 2011 begins in Egypt, with a series of street demonstrations, marches, rallies, acts of civil disobedience, riots, labour strikes, and violent clashes in Cairo, Alexandria, and throughout other cities in Egypt.
2011-01-28 - Hundreds of thousands of protesters fill the Egyptian's streets against the Mubarak regime in demonstrations referred to as the "Friday of Anger"
2011-02-11 - Egyptian Revolution culminates in the resignation of Hosni Mubarak and the transfer of power to the Supreme Military Council after 18 days of protests.
2012-02-01 - At least 73 people are killed in the Egyptian football riots in Port Said
2012-05-31 - Egypt formally ends its 31 year state of emergency
2012-06-24 - Mohamed Morsi of the Muslim Brotherhood becomes President of Egypt
2012-06-30 - Mohamed Morsi is sworn in as President of Egypt
2012-08-29 - Operation Eagle, undertaken by the Egyptian Army, results in the deaths of 11 suspected terrorists and the arrest of another 23
2012-09-02 - A decades-long ban on veiled female news presenters is lifted from State television in Egypt
2012-11-17 - 50 schoolchildren and a bus driver are killed after a train collides with a school bus in Manfalut, Egypt
2012-12-06 - 7 people are killed and 770 injured during Egyptian protests
2013-01-15 - 19 Egyptian Army recruits are killed and 120 are injured in a train accident in Giza
2013-01-16 - 25 people are killed after an apartment block collapses in Alexandria, Egypt
2013-01-25 - 6 civilians and 1 police officer are shot dead and 456 people are injured during a nationwide protest against Egypt’s 2011 revolution
2013-01-26 - 30 people are killed during a violent protest in Port Said, Egypt
2013-01-27 - In Port Said, Egypt, protests result in 7 people being killed and 630 are injured
2013-02-26 - A hot air balloon crashes in Luxor, Egypt, killing 19 tourists
2013-07-01 - Demonstrations occur across Egypt with 15 million people calling for the resignation of their President, Mohammed Morsi
2013-07-02 - 16 people are killed and 200 are injured in protest clashes at Cairo University against Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi
2013-07-03 - Egypt's president, Mohammed Morsi, is deposed by the military with Adly Mansour appointed interim president
2013-07-08 - 42 people have been killed and hundreds injured after the Egyptian army raids a sit in protest in Cairo
2013-07-21 - 15 Egyptian Army soldiers are killed after their bus crashes into a truck on the Mediterranean Coast Highway
2013-07-27 - 100 people are killed and 1,500 injured in a crackdown against protesters in Cairo, Egypt
2013-08-14 - 638 people are killed in violent clashes between police and protesters across Egypt
2013-08-19 - 24 Egyptian policemen are killed in an attack in Rafah
2013-09-03 - 15 militants are killed by an Egyptian Army helicopter in Sinai Peninsula
2013-10-06 - 53 people are killed in political clashes in Egypt
2013-11-18 - 20 people are killed after a train collides with a minibus in Cairo, Egypt
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