Algerian History (Part 2)

Algeria: Algiers

Historical Events

Events 101 - 143 of 143

  • 1980-09-17 Iraq under Saddam Hussein signs accord with Algeria
  • 1980-10-10 4,500 die when a pair of earthquakes strikes NW Algeria
  • 1983-07-05 France invades Algeria
  • 1989-02-17 Mauritania, Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia & Libya form common market
  • 1990-10-29 30 die in a (5.7) earthquake in Algeria
  • 1992-01-11 Algeria's Pres Chadli announces his resignation
  • 1992-01-12 Algeria's general elections canceled after strong gains by Islamic Salvation Front in the 1st round
  • 1992-06-29 Algerian head of state, Mohamed Boudiaf, is assassinated by military officers during a public speech at the opening of a cultural center in Annaba
  • 1992-07-01 Ali Kafi becomes president of Algeria
  • 1993-11-19 Algerian Muslim fundamentalists uprising, 27 killed
  • 1993-12-08 30 killed at religious rebellion in Algeria
  • 1993-12-14 Muslim fundamentalists murder 12 Kroates/Bosnians in Algeria
  • 1994-08-06 Algerian Muslim fundamentalists threaten school/Universities
  • 1994-08-18 5.6 earthquake in Algeria, kills 171
  • 1994-09-15 Muslim fundamentalists kidnap & behead 16 citizens in Algeria
  • 1994-11-01 Muslim fundamentalists in Mostaganem Algeria murder 5 children
  • 1997-04-03 Thalit massacre begins in Algeria; all but 1 of the 53 inhabitants of Thalit are killed by guerrillas.
  • 1997-04-22 Haouch Khemisti massacre in Algeria - 93 villagers killed.
  • 1997-04-23 Omaria massacre in Algeria: 42 villagers are killed.
  • 1997-06-16 The Dairat Labguer massacre in Algeria; 50 people are killed.
  • 1997-07-27 Si Zerrouk massacre in Algeria; about 50 people killed.
  • 1997-08-03 Oued El-Had and Mezouara massacre in Algeria; 40-76 villagers killed.
  • 1997-08-20 Souhane massacre in Algeria; over 60 people are killed and 15 kidnapped.
  • 1997-08-26 Beni-Ali massacre in Algeria; 60-100 people killed.
  • 1997-08-29 At least 98 villagers are killed by the GIA in the Rais massacre, Algeria.
  • 1997-09-19 Guelb El-Kebir massacre in Algeria; 53 killed.
  • 1997-09-22 Bentalha massacre in Algeria; over 200 villagers killed.
  • 1997-10-12 Sidi Daoud massacre in Algeria; 43 killed at a fake roadblock.
  • 1997-11-27 Twenty-five are killed in the second Souhane massacre in Algeria.
  • 1997-12-24 The Sid El-Antri massacre (or Sidi Lamri) in Algeria kills 50-100 people.
  • 1997-12-30 In the worst incident in Algeria's insurgency, the Wilaya of Relizane massacres, 400 people are killed from four villages.
  • 1998-01-04 Wilaya of Relizane massacres in Algeria: over 170 are killed in three remote villages.
  • 1998-01-11 Sidi-Hamed massacre takes place in Algeria, over 100 people are killed.
  • 1998-03-26 Oued Bouaicha massacre in Algeria; 52 people killed with axes and knives, 32 of them babies under the age of 2.
  • 1998-12-08 Tadjena massacre: 81 people are killed by armed groups in Algeria.
  • 1999-08-15 Beni Ounif massacre in Algeria; some 29 people are killed at a false roadblock near the Moroccan border, leading to temporary tensions with Morocco.
  • 2003-05-21 An earthquake hits northern Algeria killing more than 2,000 people.
  • 2005-09-29 Amnesty referendum in Algeria.
  • 2007-04-11 2007 Algiers bombings: Two bombings in the Algerian capital of Algiers, kills 33 people and wounds a further 222 others.
  • 2012-11-09 An Algerian C-295 military transport plane crashes near Avignon, France, killing 6 people
  • 2013-01-16 A four day occupation of an Algerian BP facility by Amenas militants begins, killing 48 hostages
  • 2014-02-11 77 people are killed after a military transport plane crashes in Algeria
  • 2014-04-17 Abdelaziz Bouteflika wins a fourth term as President of Algeria

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