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Slovenia
Slovenia , officially the Republic of Slovenia , is a country in Central and Southeastern Europe touching the Alps and bordering the Mediterranean. Slovenia borders Italy to the west, Croatia to the south and east, Hungary to the northeast, and Austria to the north, and also has a small portion of coastline along the Adriatic Sea...
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1778
8.26.1778
The first recorded ascent of Triglav, the highest mountain in Slovenia.
1921
3.19.1921
Italian Fascists shoot from the ''Parenzana'' train at a group of children in Strunjan (Slovenia): two children are killed, two mangled and three wounded.
1945
5.15.1945
World War II: The final skirmish in Europe is fought near Prevalje, Slovenia.
1946
1.31.1946
Yugoslavia's new constitution, modeling the Soviet Union, establishes six constituent republics (Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia and Slovenia).
1990
12.23.1990
History of Slovenia: In a referendum, 88% of Slovenia's population vote for independence from Yugoslavia.
1991
6.25.1991
Croatia and Slovenia declare their independence from Yugoslavia.
6.26.1991
Ten-Day War: the Yugoslav people's army begins the Ten-Day War in Slovenia.
6.27.1991
Slovenia, after declaring independence two days before is invaded by Yugoslav troops, tanks, and aircraft starting the Ten-Day War.
7.7.1991
Yugoslav Wars: the Brioni Agreement ends the ten-day independence war in Slovenia against the rest of the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia.
1992
1.15.1992
The international community recognizes the independence of Slovenia and Croatia from the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia.
5.22.1992
1998
4.12.1998
An earthquake in Slovenia, measuring 5.6 on the Richter scale occurs near the town of Bovec.
2000
11.17.2000
A catastrophic landslide in Log pod Mangartom, Slovenia, kills 7, and causes millions of SIT of damage. It is one of the worst catastrophes in Slovenia in the past 100 years.
11.17.2000
A catastrophic landslide in Log pod Mangartom, Slovenia, kills 7, and causes millions of SIT of damage. It is one of the worst catastrophes in Slovenia in the past 100 years.
2001
8.1.2001
Bulgaria, Cyprus, Latvia, Malta, Slovenia and Slovakia join the European Environment Agency.
2002
11.21.2002
NATO invites Bulgaria, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Romania, Slovakia and Slovenia to become members.
12.13.2002
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
3.29.2004
Bulgaria, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Romania, Slovakia and Slovenia join NATO as full members.
5.1.2004
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.