The History of Bali

Historical Events

  • 1942-02-18 Japanese troop land on Bali
  • 1943-08-10 Dutch submarine attacks Hertenbeest Island, NW Bali
  • 1946-03-02 Dutch troops land on East Bali
  • 1974-04-27 Pan Am 707 crashes into mountains of Bali, killing 107
  • 2002-10-12 Terrorists explode two bombs in Bali's nightclub district killing 202 and injuring 209 mostly foreign tourists
  • 2005-10-01 Bombing kills 23 people in Bali.
  • 2017-11-21 Mt Agung on the Indonesian island of Bali begins erupting

Famous Weddings


LoveWedding of Interest

2009-07-09 Actress Anna Faris (32) weds actor Chris Pratt (30) in a small ceremony in Bali, Indonesia


Famous Deaths

  • 2018-05-09 Tan Duc Thanh Nguyen, Australian heroin smuggler (Bali Nine), dies of stomach cancer at 34