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Events 1 - 23 of 23
1876-07-03 - Montenegro declares war on Turkey
1901-07-22 - Serbia reactivates diplomatic relations with Montenegro
1908-10-07 - Serbia & Montenegro sign anti-Austria-Hungarian pact
1912-09-15 - War between Turkey & Montenegro breaks out in Albania
1912-10-08 - 1st Balkan War begins - Montenegro declares war on Turkey
1912-10-08 - Montenegro declares war on Turkey, beginning 1st Balkan War
1912-12-03 - Turkey, Serbia, Montenegro, Greece & Bulgaria sign weapons pact
1913-04-22 - Montenegro troops march into Skoetari, North-Albania
1913-05-06 - King Nikita I of Montenegro vacates Skoetari, North-Albania
1914-08-05 - Montenegro declares war against Austria-Hungary in World War I
1914-08-08 - Montenegro declares war on Germany
1916-01-05 - Austria-Hungary offensive against Montenegro
1916-01-25 - Montenegro surrenders to Austria-Hungary
1918-11-29 - Serbia annexes Montenegro
1941-09-22 - British signal officer Bill Hudson lands in Montenegro
1979-04-15 - A disastrous earthquake (of M 7.1) on Montenegro coast.
1992-04-27 - The Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, comprising Serbia and Montenegro, is proclaimed.
2003-02-04 - The Federal Republic of Yugoslavia is officially renamed to Serbia and Montenegro and adopts a new constitution.
2006-05-21 - The Republic of Montenegro holds a referendum proposing independence from the State Union of Serbia and Montenegro. The Montenegrin people choose independence with a majority of 55%.
2006-05-22 - Results from the Montenegrin independence referendum, 2006 are announced. 55.4% of voters vote to become independent from the Serbia and Montenegro Union.
2006-06-03 - The union of Serbia and Montenegro comes to an end with Montenegro's formal declaration of independence.
2006-06-05 - Serbia declares independence from the State Union of Serbia and Montenegro.
2006-06-28 - The Republic of Montenegro was admitted as the 192nd Member of the United Nations by General Assembly resolution 60/264.
Birthdays 1 - 10 of 10
1676-10-08 - Benito Jerónimo Feijóo y Montenegro, Spanish scholar (d. 1764)
1813-11-13 - Peter II Petrovic Njegos, poet/ruler of Montenegro (1830-51)
1826-05-21 - Danillo II, ruler of Montenegro
1841-10-07 - Nicolaas Petrovic Njegos, king of Montenegro (1910-18)
1864-12-23 - Zorka of Montenegro, Princess of Serbia (d. 1890)
1873-01-08 - Elena of Montenegro, queen of Italy (d. 1956)
1915-11-23 - Julio Cesar Mendez Montenegro, politician
1925-09-02 - Hugo Montenegro, American composer and bandleader (d. 1981)
1928-07-25 - Mario Montenegro, Filipino actor (d. 1988)
1929-10-16 - Fernanda Montenegro, Brazilian actress
Deaths 1 - 11 of 11
1735-01-11 - Danilo I , Vladika of Montenegro (b. c. 1670)
1764-09-26 - Benito Jerónimo Feijóo y Montenegro, Spanish scholar (b. 1767)
1830-10-18 - Peter I Petrovic Njegos, bishop (Montenegro), dies
1851-10-31 - Peter II Petrovic Njegos, bishop of Montenegro (1830-51), dies at 37
1860-08-13 - Danillo II, ruler of Montenegro, dies
1890-03-16 - Zorka of Montenegro, Princess of Serbia (b. 1864)
1921-03-01 - Nicholas Petrovic Njegos, King of Montenegro (1910-18), dies at 79
1981-02-06 - Hugo Montenegro, American film music composer (b. 1925)
1988-08-27 - Mario Montenegro, Filipino actor (b. 1928)
1996-04-28 - Julio Cesar Mendez Montenegro, politician, dies at 80
1996-04-30 - Julio Cesar Mendez Montenegro, pres of Guatemala (1966-70), dies