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Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia
The Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia was the Yugoslav state that existed from the abolition of the Yugoslav monarchy until it was dissolved in 1992 amid the Yugoslav Wars. It was a socialist state and a federation made up of six socialist republics: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia, and Slovenia...
Timeline of Events
1945
4.5.1945
Cold War: Yugoslav leader Josip "Tito" Broz signs an agreement with the Soviet Union to allow "temporary entry of Soviet troops into Yugoslav territory".
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).
1947
2.10.1947
Italy cedes most of Venezia Giulia to Yugoslavia.
1953
1.13.1953
Marshal Josip Broz Tito is chosen as President of Yugoslavia.
1955
6.2.1955
The USSR and Yugoslavia sign the Belgrade declaration and thus normalize relations between both countries, discontinued since 1948.
1963
4.7.1963
Yugoslavia is proclaimed to be a Socialist republic and Josip Broz Tito is named President for life.
1974
5.16.1974
Josip Broz Tito is re-elected president of the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia. This time he is elected for life.
1976
9.10.1976
A British Airways Hawker Siddeley Trident and an Inex-Adria DC-9 collide near Zagreb, Yugoslavia, killing 176.
1981
12.1.1981
A Yugoslavian Inex Adria Aviopromet DC-9 crashes in Corsica killing all 180 people on-board.
1991
6.25.1991
Croatia and Slovenia declare their independence from Yugoslavia.
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.
11.27.1991
The United Nations Security Council adopts Security Council Resolution 721, leading the way to the establishment of peacekeeping operations in Yugoslavia.
1992
1.15.1992
The international community recognizes the independence of Slovenia and Croatia from the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia.
3.1.1992
Bosnia and Herzegovina declares its independence from Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia.
2001
8.21.2001
NATO decides to send a peace-keeping force to the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia.