Israel in History (Part 3)

Historical Events

Events 201 - 300 of 482

  • 1974-02-12 Heads of state of Algeria, Egypt, Syria, and Saudi Arabia discuss oil strategy in view of the progress in Arab-Israeli disengagement
  • 1974-02-21 Israeli forces leave western Suez
  • 1974-05-31 Israel and Syria sign an agreement concerning Golan Heights

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1974-06-03 Yitzhak Rabin replaces resigning Israeli Prime Minister Golda Meir, and forms a new government

5th Prime Minister of Israel Yitzhak Rabin
5th Prime Minister of Israel
Yitzhak Rabin
4th Prime Minister of Israel Golda Meir
4th Prime Minister of Israel
Golda Meir
  • 1975-05-11 Israel signs an agreement with European Economic Market
  • 1975-07-08 Israeli premier Yitzhak Rabin visits West Germany
  • 1975-09-04 The Sinai Interim Agreement relating to the Arab-Israeli conflict is signed.
  • 1975-10-10 Israel formally signs Sinai accord with Egypt
  • 1976-01-26 Israel opens "Good Fence" to Lebanon
  • 1976-03-30 Israel kills 6 Palestinians protesting land confiscation
  • 1976-07-04 Israel launches hostage rescue mission of 106 Air France crew and passengers held at Entebbe Airport in Uganda by pro-Palestinian hijackers. Three hostages die along with all the hijackers, numerous Ugandan soldiers and Yonatan Netanyahu, an Israeli soldier
  • 1976-07-09 Uganda asks UN to condemn Israeli hostage rescue raid on Entebbe
  • 1976-12-20 Israeli PM Yitzhak Rabin resigns
  • 1977-01-11 France releases Abu Daoud, a Palestinian suspected of involvement in massacre of Israeli athletes at 1972 Munich Olympics
  • 1977-01-12 Anti-French demonstrations takes place in Israel after Paris released Abu Daoud, responsible 1972 Munich massacre of Israeli athletes
  • 1977-02-10 Jonathan Netanyahu Lane in the Bronx, New York, named in honor of the Bronx-born Israeli soldier who died freeing hostages in Entebbe Raid in Uganda in 1976

  • 1977-03-07 Israeli PM Yitzhak Rabin meets US President Jimmy Carter

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1977-03-12 Egyptian President Anwar Sadat pledges to regain Arab territory from Israel

President of Egypt and Nobel Laureate Anwar Sadat
President of Egypt and Nobel Laureate
Anwar Sadat

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1977-04-22 Shimon Peres becomes the 8th Prime Minister of Israel

Israeli Statesman Shimon Peres
Israeli Statesman
Shimon Peres

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1977-05-17 Menachem Begin's Likoed party wins election in Israel

Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin
Israeli Prime Minister
Menachem Begin
  • 1977-05-18 Menachem Begin becomes Prime Minister of Israel
  • 1977-06-20 Menachem Begin forms Israeli government
  • 1977-06-21 Menachem Begin (Likud) becomes Israel's 6th Prime Minister
  • 1977-11-14 Egyptian President Anwar Sadat repeats willingness to visit Israel to Walter Cronkite
  • 1977-11-17 Egyptian President Anwar Sadat formally accepts invitation to visit Israel
  • 1977-11-19 Egyptian President Anwar Sadat arrives in Israel
  • 1977-11-20 Egyptian President Anwar Sadat becomes the 1st Arab leader to address Israeli Knesset
  • 1977-12-14 Egyptian & Israeli representatives gather in Cairo for first formal peace conference
  • 1977-12-25 Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin meets Egyptian President Anwar Sadat in Egypt
  • 1978-01-08 Israeli government votes to 'strengthen' settlements in occupied Sinai
  • 1978-01-31 Israel turns 3 milt outposts in West Bank into civilian settlements
  • 1978-03-15 -21] operation Litani: Israeli offensive in South Lebanon
  • 1978-04-19 Yitzhak Navron elected 5th president of Israel
  • 1978-04-22 23rd Eurovision Song Contest: Izhar Cohen and the Alphabeta for Israel wins singing "A-Ba-Ni-Bi" in Paris
  • 1978-05-08 ABC TV airs "Stars Salute Israel at 30"

  • 1978-06-13 Israeli Defense Forces withdraw from Lebanon.
  • 1978-07-06 Israeli jet fighters swooped over mostly Muslim West Beirut
  • 1978-07-18 Egyptian and Israeli officials begin 2 days of talks
  • 1978-07-23 Israeli government rejects Sadat's call for return of 2 Sinai areas
  • 1978-08-20 Gunmen open fire on an Israeli El Al Airline bus in London
  • 1978-09-17 Anwar Sadat, Menachem Begin and Jimmy Carter sign the Camp David Accords, frameworks for peace in the Middle East and between Egypt and Israel
  • 1978-09-22 Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin returns home after Camp David summit
  • 1978-09-28 Israeli Knesset endorses Camp David accord
  • 1978-10-12 Representatives of Israel & Egypt open talks in Washington
  • 1978-10-25 Israeli government approves "in principle", a draft compromise peace
  • 1978-11-10 Israel's top negotiators broke away from Middle East peace talks
  • 1979-03-21 Egyptian Parliament unanimously approve peace treaty with Israel
  • 1979-03-22 Israeli parliament approves peace treaty with Egypt
  • 1979-03-26 Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin and Egyptian President Anwar Sadat sign the Egypt-Israel Peace Treaty in Washington, D.C.
  • 1979-03-31 24th Eurovision Song Contest: Gali Atari and Milk and Honey for Israel wins singing "Hallelujah" in Jerusalem
  • 1979-04-02 Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin meets Egyptian President Anwar Sadat in Cairo
  • 1979-04-25 Peace treaty between Israel & Egypt goes into effect

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1979-05-01 Elton John performs for 1st time in Israel, kicking off a mini-tour of 5 shows in six nights

Singer Elton John
Elton John
  • 1979-05-25 Israel begins to return Sinai to Egypt
  • 1979-06-04 Sri Lanka forfeit ICC Trophy game vs Israel for political reasons

  • 1979-09-22 Israel performs nuclear test at Indian Ocean

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1979-10-21 Israeli minister of Foreign affairs Moshe Dayan resigns

Israeli Politician and General Moshe Dayan
Israeli Politician and General
Moshe Dayan
  • 1979-11-25 Israel returns Alma oilfields in Gulf of Suez to Egypt
  • 1980-01-26 Israel & Egypt establish diplomatic relations
  • 1980-02-05 Egyptian parliament votes to end boycott of Israel
  • 1980-02-26 Egypt & Israel exchange ambassadors for 1st time
  • 1980-02-27 Israel & Egypt exchange ambassadors
  • 1980-08-20 UN Security Council condemns (14-0, US abstains) Israeli declaration that all of Jerusalem is its capital
  • 1980-09-01 Dutch embassy in Israel moves from Jerusalem to Tel Aviv
  • 1981-06-07 Israeli F-15/F-16 destroys alleged Iraqi plutonium production facility
  • 1981-07-05 Premier Begin's Likud party wins Israeli elections
  • 1981-07-17 Israeli bombers destroy PLO/al-Fatah headquarters in Beirut
  • 1981-12-14 Israel annexes Golan Heights (seized from Syria in war of 1967)
  • 1982-04-25 In accordance with Camp David, Israel completes Sinai withdrawal
  • 1982-06-03 Israeli ambassador Shlomo Argov seriously wounded by Palestinians
  • 1982-06-04 Israel attacks targets in south Lebanon
  • 1982-06-06 30,000 Israeli troops invade Lebanon to drive out the PLO
  • 1982-06-09 Israel wipes out Syrian SAM missiles in Bekaa Valley
  • 1982-06-10 Israeli troops reach outskirts of Beirut
  • 1982-06-11 Israel and Syria stop fighting in Lebanon

  • 1982-06-20 Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin arrives in Washington
  • 1982-06-26 US vetos UN Security Council resolution for a limited withdrawal from Beirut of Israeli & Palestine Liberation Organization forces
  • 1982-08-01 Heavy Israeli air bombardment on Beirut
  • 1982-08-22 Israeli General Ariel Sharon urges Palestinians to discuss peaceful coexistence
  • 1982-09-15 Israeli forces began pouring into west Beirut

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1982-10-16 Secretary of State George P. Shultz warns the US will withdraw from the UN if they vote to exclude Israel

US Secretary of State George P. Shultz
US Secretary of State
George P. Shultz
  • 1982-11-11 Gas explosion in Israeli army headquarters near Tyre; kills 60
  • 1983-02-08 Ariel Sharon resigns from Israeli government after an inquiry shows he was indirectly responsible for the killings of hundreds of people in 1982
  • 1983-03-22 Chaim Herzog elected Israeli president
  • 1983-05-16 Lebanese parliament accepts peace accord with Israel
  • 1983-05-17 Israel & Lebanon sign a peace treaty
  • 1983-08-28 Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin announces his resignation
  • 1983-09-02 Yitzḥak Shamir (Likud party) endorsed by Menachem Begin for Israeli PM
  • 1983-09-15 Israel premier Menachem Begin resigns
  • 1983-10-10 Israel's Knesset votes 60-53 to endorse Yitzḥak Shamir as PM
  • 1983-11-04 Bomb attack on Israeli headquarter in Tyrus Lebanon, 60 killed
  • 1983-11-24 PLO exchanges 6 Israeli prisoners for 4,500 Palestinians & Lebanese
  • 1983-12-06 A bomb planted on a bus in Jerusalem explodes, kills 6 Israelis
  • 1984-09-13 Shimon Peres forms Israeli government with Likud
  • 1985-01-03 Israel government confirms resettlement of 10,000 Ethiopian Jews
  • 1985-01-05 Thousands of Jewish refugees are airlifted from Sudan to Israel
  • 1985-05-21 Israel exchanges 1,150 prisoners with the PFLP-GC in return for 3 Israeli soldiers
  • 1985-08-20 Israel ships 96 TOWs to Iran on behalf of US
  • 1985-09-25 Palestinian terrorists kill 3 Israeli sailors at Lanaca Cyprus

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