Today in Guardian History

Historical Events

  • 1999-06-12 Kosovo War: Operation Joint Guardian begins - a NATO-led United Nations peacekeeping force KFor enters the province of Kosovo in Federal Republic of Yugoslavia.

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2013-06-05 The first article based on NSA leaked documents by Edward Snowden are published by the Guardian Newspaper in the UK

NSA Contractor Edward Snowden
NSA Contractor
Edward Snowden
  • 2014-12-19 The Guardian newspaper calls 2014 'The year the people stood up'

Famous Birthdays

  • 1927-10-10 John Eric Tieman, production manager (The Guardian)
  • 1938-05-23 Peter Preston, editor (Guardian)

Famous Deaths

  • 1995-07-09 John Eric Tieman, production Manager (Guardian), dies at 67