Today in Poland History (Part 4)

Historical Events

Events 301 - 340 of 340

1982-10-10 - US imposes sanctions against Poland for banning Solidarity trade union
1982-11-14 - Polish Solidarity chairman Lech Walesa freed
1983-06-16 - Pope John Paul II visits Poland
1983-07-21 - Polish government ends 19 months of martial law
1983-07-22 - Poland's PM Januzelski lifts martial law
1985-02-13 - Polish police arrests 7 Solidarity leaders
1985-12-04 - French President Mitterrand receives Polish leader Jaruzelski
US President & Actor Ronald ReaganUS President & Actor Ronald Reagan 1987-02-19 - US President Reagan lifts trade boycott against Poland
1987-05-09 - 183 die aboard a Polish jetliner that crashes in Warsaw
1988-09-26 - Polish communist party picks propaganda chief Rakowski as new PM
1989-02-06 - Solidarity union leader Lech Walesa begins negotiating with Polish government
1989-04-05 - Solidarity grants legal status in Poland
1989-04-17 - Polish labor union granted legal status
1989-06-04 - Eastern Europe's 1st partial free elections in 40 years held in Poland, Solidarity Party comes to power
1989-08-19 - Tadeusz Mazowiecki, elected 1st non-communist president of Poland
1989-09-21 - Poland's Sejm (National Assembly) approves prime minister Mazowiecki
1989-11-22 - Aneta Kreglicka of Poland, 24, crowned 39th Miss World
Heavyweight Boxing Champion Mike TysonHeavyweight Boxing Champion Mike Tyson 1990-08-17 - Phyllis Polander sues Mike Tyson for sexual harassment
1990-11-25 - Lech Walesa wins in Poland's 1st popular election
1990-11-26 - Premier Mazowiecki of Poland, resigns
1990-12-09 - Lech Walesa wins presidental election in Poland
1990-12-22 - Lech Walesa sworn in as Poland's 1st popularly elected president
1991-01-04 - Jan Krzystof Bielecki becomes premier of Poland
1991-03-20 - US forgives $2 billion in loans to Poland
1991-04-15 - 20th Boston Women's Marathon won by Wanda Panfil of Poland in 2:24:18
1993-01-14 - Polish ferry boat capsizes in storm, 50 die
1993-01-24 - Polish ferry boat John Heweliusz sinks, 52 killed
1993-05-28 - Polish government of Suchocka falls
1993-09-17 - Last Russian troops leave Poland.
1993-09-19 - Parliamentary election in Poland
1994-05-02 - Bus crashes into a tree at Gdansk Poland, 32 killed
1995-03-01 - Jozef Oleksy succeeds Waldemar Pawlak on as premier of Poland
1997-07-08 - NATO invites Poland, Hungary & Czech Republic to join
1999-03-12 - Former Warsaw Pact members the Czech Republic, Hungary and Poland join NATO.
2002-12-13 - Enlargement of the European Union: The European Union announces that Cyprus, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Poland, Slovakia, and Slovenia will become members from May 1, 2004.
2004-05-01 - Cyprus, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Poland, Slovakia, and Slovenia join the European Union, celebrated at the residence of the Irish President in Dublin.
2005-11-25 - Polish Minister of National Defence Radek Sikorski opens Warsaw Pact archives to historians. Maps of possible nuclear strikes against Western Europe, as well as the possible nuclear annihilation of 43 Polish cities and 2 million of its citizens by Soviet-controlled forces, are released.
2007-12-21 - The Schengen Agreement area increases to include 9 European Union member states; Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Poland, Slovakia, and Slovenia on land and sea borders.
2010-04-10 - Polish Air Force Tu-154M crashes near Smolensk, Russia, killing all 96 people on board including President Lech Kaczyński.
2012-03-03 - Two trains crash in Szczekociny, Poland, with 16 people dead and up to 50 injured

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 301 - 400 of 439

1939-09-23 - Janusz Gajos, Polish actor
1940-10-19 - Jerzy Kulej, Poland, light welterweight boxer (Olympic-gold-1964, 68), (d. 2012)
1941-01-21 - Ivan Putski, Polish-born American professional wrestler
1941-06-27 - Krzysztof Kieslowski, Poland, director/actor (Underground Passage)
1941-07-10 - Pyotr Ilyich Klimuk, Poland, cosmonaut (Soyuz 13, 18B, 30)
1941-07-25 - Peter Suschitzky, Polish-British cinematographer
1941-09-10 - Pyotr I Klimuk, Poland, cosmonaut (Soyuz 13, 18B, 30)
1941-09-15 - Miroslav Hermazewski, Poland, cosmonaut (Soyuz 30)
1941-09-15 - Mirosław Hermaszewski, Polish cosmonaut
1942-04-03 - Marek Perepeczko, Polish actor (d. 2005)
1942-07-04 - Stefan Meller, Polish foreign minister (d. 2008)
1943-03-02 - Zygfryd Blaut, Polish footballer (d. 2005)
1943-05-10 - Andrzej Badeński, Polish athlete (400 metres) (d. 2008)
1943-06-13 - Edward Skorek, Poland, volleyball player (Olympic-gold-1976)
1943-09-29 - Lech Walesa, Popowo Poland, leads Polish Solidarity (Nobel 1983)
1943-11-11 - Jan Adamski, Poland, International Chess Master (1976)
1945-02-27 - Daniel Olbrychski, Poland, actor (La Truite)
1945-06-21 - Adam Zagajewski, Polish philosopher, poet
1946-05-25 - Irnema Szewinski Kirszenstein, Poland, 200m runner (1968 Olym Gold)
1946-07-21 - Zbigniew Kaczmarek, Poland, lightweight (Olympic-gold-1976)
1946-10-01 - Eva Klobukowska, Poland, relay sprinter (Olympic-gold-1964)
1946-10-17 - Adam Michnik, Polish activist
1947-03-30 - Ryszard Kotla, Polish travel writer and activist, tour guide, journalist, academic teacher, engineer
1948-01-04 - Eugeniusz Wycisło, Polish politician
1948-01-07 - Kaz Lux, Poland/Netherland, singer
1948-06-21 - Andrzej Sapkowski, Polish writer
1948-09-01 - Józef Życiński, Polish archbishop and philosopher
1948-11-28 - Agnieszka Holland, Warsaw Poland, actress/director (Europa Europa)
1949-06-08 - Emmanuel Ax, Lvov Poland, pianist (Artur Rubinstein Comp-1974)
1949-06-08 - Emanuel Ax, Polish-born pianist
1949-06-18 - Lech Kaczyński, Polish president, 2005-2010
1950-04-08 - Grzegorz Lato, Polish footballer
1950-09-13 - Wlodzimierz Cimoszewicz, Polish politician
1950-10-31 - Jozef Stolorz, polish art painter
1951-04-30 - Panuta Rosani, Poland, discus (Olympic 1976) drug disqualified
1952-08-03 - Wojtek Fibak, Poland, tennis star
1952-08-06 - Wojiech Fortuna, Poland, ski jumper (Olympic-gold-1972)
1953-03-04 - Paweł Janas, Polish football manager and former footballer
1954-06-13 - Andrzej Lepper, Polish politician
1954-11-15 - Aleksander Kwaśniewski, Białogard Poland, politician and President of Poland (1995-2005)
1955-03-10 - Juliusz Machulski, Poland, director/writer/actor (Do It Yourself)
1955-05-20 - Zbigniew Preisner, Polish film composer
1956-03-03 - Zbigniew Boniek, Polish footballer
1956-12-05 - Krystian Zimerman, Polish pianist
1957-01-01 - Ewa Kasprzyk, Polish actress
1957-01-02 - Joanna Pacula, Tomszowaubelski Poland, actress (Gorky Park, Kiss)
1957-04-22 - Donald Tusk, Polish Prime Minister
1957-06-01 - Dorota Kędzierzawska, Polish film director
1958-02-04 - Tomasz Pacyński, Polish writer
1959-09-30 - Basia Trzetrzelevska, Poland, jazz singer (Time & Life)
1959-12-20 - Kazimierz Marcinkiewicz, Prime Minister of Poland
1961-08-19 - Danuta Bartoszek, Pyrzyce Poland, Canadian marathoner (Olympics-96)
1962-02-04 - Alfred Twardecki, Polish historian
1962-03-09 - Jan Furtok, Polish footballer
1962-06-04 - Zenon Jaskuła, Polish cyclist
1963-02-23 - Radosław Sikorski, Polish politician
1963-03-04 - Barbara Bubula, Polish politician
1963-05-08 - Izabela Kloc, Polish politician
1966-12-02 - Anita Jokiel, Poland, gymnist (Olympic-1980)
1967-12-14 - Ewa Białołęcka, Polish writer
1968-01-05 - Andrew Golota, Polish boxer
1968-07-30 - Robert Korzeniowski, Polish athlete
1969-01-13 - Katarzyna Nowak, Lodz Poland, tennis star (1994 Futures France)
1970-06-05 - Izabella Scorupco, Bialystok Poland, actress (Golden Eye)
1970-12-14 - Anna Maria Jopek, Polish singer
1971-12-30 - Thomas Strzalkowski, Krakow Poland, US fencer-sabre (Olympics-96)
1972-05-10 - Radosław Majdan, Polish footballer
1972-06-05 - Pavel Kotla, Polish conductor
1972-08-02 - Justyna Steczkowska, Polish singer
1972-11-14 - Edyta Górniak, Polish singer
1972-12-01 - Norbert Wójtowicz, Polish historian and theologian
1973-01-11 - Joanna Brodzik, Polish actress
1973-03-23 - Jerzy Dudek, Polish footballer
1973-03-24 - Jacek Bąk, Polish footballer
1973-06-13 - Kasia Kowalska, Polish pop rock singer
1973-06-26 - Paweł Małaszyński, Polish actor
1974-02-03 - Konrad Gałka, Polish swimmer
1974-03-20 - Andrzej Pilipiuk, Polish writer
1975-12-20 - Bartosz Bosacki, Polish footballer
1976-01-06 - Agnieszka Zielinska, Miss Poland Universe (1997)
1976-03-25 - Monica Croscicka-Wnetrzak, Miss Universe-Poland (1996)
1976-04-22 - Michał Żewłakow, Polish footballer
1976-05-15 - Jacek Krzynówek, Polish footballer
1976-07-16 - Tomasz Kuchar, Polish Rally driver
1976-07-17 - Dagmara Dominczyk, Polish actress
1976-08-29 - Kasia Kulesza, Warsaw Poland, Canadian synchro swimmer (Oly-silver-96)
1976-09-12 - Maciej Żurawski, Polish footballer
1976-11-12 - Mirosław Szymkowiak, Polish footballer
1976-12-13 - Radosław Sobolewski, Polish footballer
1977-02-07 - Mariusz Pudzianowski, Polish strongman competitor
1977-02-20 - Bartosz Kizierowski, Polish swimmer
1977-05-14 - Anca Barna, Cluj Romania, tennis star (semifinals 1995 ITF Poland)
1977-06-07 - Marcin Baszczyński, Polish football player
1977-06-10 - Adam Darski, Polish musician most known for being the leader of Behemoth
1977-06-27 - Arkadiusz Radomski, Polish footbaler
1977-08-13 - Michael Klim, Poland, Australian swimmer (Olympics-96)
1977-08-30 - Kamil Kosowski, Polish footballer
1977-12-03 - Adam Małysz, Polish ski-jumper
1978-08-03 - Mariusz Jop, Polish footballer
1978-11-29 - Ludwika Paleta, Polish-born actress

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Famous Deaths

Deaths 301 - 301 of 301

2012-07-13 - Jerzy Kulej, Polish light welterweight boxer and politician, dies from a heart attack at 71


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