Serbian Events in History

2015 Event - Serbian Novak Djokovic beats Swiss Roger Federer to win his second U.S. Men's Open title; a day earlier, Italian Flavia Pennetta beat fellow Italian Roberta Vinci in the U.S. Women's Open to win her first Grand Slam, then announced her retirement

2014 Event - Serbian tennis player Ana Ivanovic, 2008 French Open Champion and former world number one, beats Serena Williams, a five-time Australian Open champion, during the fourth round of the 2014 Australian Open

2013 Event - A meeting of the U.N. General Assembly organized by former Serbian foreign minister, Vuk Jeremic, is boycotted by the United States, Jordan and Canada

2013 Event - Serbian tennis pro Novak Djokovic achieves a four-set victory over opponent Andy Murray, winning the men's singles at the 2013 Australian Open

2012 Event - Serbia says it is protecting a witness of organ harvesting on Serbian prisoners of the war in Kosovo

2009 Event - Former Serbian President Milan Mulutinovic is acquitted of war crimes during the Kosovo War

2000 Death - Zeljko Raznatovic, Serbian Criminal

1994 Event - Serbian army bombs distress clinic in Goradze Bosnia, 28 killed

1994 Event - Serbian army bombs hospital in Goradze Bosnia, 47 killed

1993 Event - Serbian army fires on school in Sarajevo, 9 children died

1992 Death - Borisav Pekic, Serbian writer/politician, dies

1992 Event - Serbian troops begin siege of Sarajevo

1991 Death - Vasko Popa, Serbian WW II-partisan/poet (Sporedno Nebo), dies at 68

1969 Death - Dragisa Cvetkovic, Serbian premier of (Yugoslavia 1939-4.), dies at 76

1944 Event - 1st Serbian Orthodox cathedral in U.S., Cathedral of St. Sava, New York City

1943 Death - Jovan Ducic, Serbian poet (Blue Legends), dies at 72

1941 Event - Serbian Prince Paul visits Hitler

1938 Death - Milan Rakic, Serbian poet (Nove Pesme), dies at 61

1927 Event - Albania mobilize by threat of Serbian, Croatian and Slovenes

1922 Birthday - Vasko Popa, Yugoslavia/Serbian poet, Heaven is a Side Issue

1919 Event - Serbian, Croatian and Slavic parliment accord for 8 hour work day

1916 Event - French troops capture/Serbian army flees to Corfu

1915 Event - Serbian leader flees to Albania

1915 Event - Bulgarian anti Serbian offensive begins

1914 Event - Austrian-Hungary condemns Serbian ultimatum

1913 Event - Serbian troops march into Albania

1913 Event - 2nd Balkan War begins-Bulgaria overthrows Greek/Serbian troops

1912 Event - Serbian troops over run Skopje (Uskup)

1903 Death - Draga Masin, wife of Serbian king Aleksandar I, murdered at 35

1899 Death - Svetolik Rankovic, Serbian writer (Crushed Ideals), dies at 35

1893 Birthday - Milos Crnjanski, Serbian poet, Seobe

1893 Birthday - Dragisa Cvetkovic, Serbian premiere of Yugoslavia, 1939-4.

1885 Event - Serbian army occupies Bulgaria

1876 Birthday - Milan Rakic, Serbian poet, Pesme

1863 Birthday - Svetolik Rankovic, Serbian writer, Forest King

1853 Death - Branko Radicevic, Serbian poet (1st Serbian Uprising), dies

1846 Birthday - Nikola Pasic, Serbian nationalist/premier, 1891..1926

1824 Birthday - Branko Radicevic, Serbian poet, 1st Serbian Uprising

1389 Death - Lazar I, Serbian prince, dies in battle