Moldovan History

Historical Events

  • 1918-03-27 Moldova and Bessarabia join Romania.
  • 1992-03-02 Moldova joins the United Nations.
  • 1994-03-06 Referendum in Moldova results in the electorate voting against possible reunification with Romania.

Famous Birthdays

  • 1596-12-21 Petro Mohyla, Moldovan Orthodox Metropolitan Bishop of Kiev and Galicia (d. 1646)
  • 1673-10-26 Dimitrie Cantemir, Romanians historian/monarch of Moldova (1710-11)
  • 1935-03-10 Ivan Calin, Ribneta, Moldova, President and Prime Minister 1980-1990 (d. 2012)
  • 1941-10-23 Igor Smirnov, Moldovan politician
  • 1948-09-19 Mihai Timofti, Director, actor, musician from Moldova-Chisinau
  • 1969-07-13 Oleg Serebrian, Moldovan politician and political scientist
  • 1978-12-14 Radu Sârbu, Moldovan singer (O-Zone)
  • 1979-02-06 Dan Bălan, Moldovan singer and former member of the band O-Zone
  • 1983-07-22 Arsenium, Moldovan singer (O-Zone)
  • 1987-12-11 Natalia Gordienko, Moldovan singer and dancer

Famous Deaths

  • 1723-08-21 Dimitrie Cantemir, philosopher/monarch of Moldova 1710-11, dies at 49
  • 1980-09-25 Lewis Milestone, Moldovan film director (b. 1895)