TOP TEN LISTS
advertisement
Today in History
Wednesday, 01 April 2020
2009
Croatia and Albania join NATO
2006
The Serious Organised Crime Agency, dubbed the "British FBI", is created in the United Kingdom.
2001
An EP-3E United States Navy surveillance aircraft collides with a Chinese People's Liberation Army Shenyang J-8 fighter jet. The Navy crew makes an emergency landing in Hainan, People's Republic of China and is detained.
Former President of Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Slobodan Milošević surrenders to police special forces, to be tried on war crimes charges.
Same-sex marriage becomes legal in the Netherlands, the first country to allow it.
1999
Nunavut is established as a Canadian territory carved out of the eastern part of the Northwest Territories.
1997
Comet Hale-Bopp is seen passing over perihelion.
1996
The Halifax Regional Municipality in Nova Scotia is created.
1992
Start of the Bosnian war.
1989
Margaret Thatcher's new local government tax, the Community Charge (commonly known as the "poll tax"), is introduced in Scotland.
FACTOIDS
 
x
OK