Unrest Events in History

2012 Event - Romania's Prime Minister Emil Boc and his entire cabinet resign due to major social and political unrest in the country

2011 Event - Pope Benedict XVI performs Easter Mass at St. Peter's Square in Vatican City; he calls for dialogue and diplomacy to end Libya's unrest

2011 Event - Amid unrest in the Mideast, activists claim China has launched the largest crackdown on dissenters in recent years

2011 Event - In an interview held before the third anniversary of deadly unrest, Gyaincain Norbu claims Tibetans have 'never been freer'

2011 Event - More than 1,000 people are estimated to have been killed during the unrest in Libya

2010 Event - Kyrgyzstan unrest continues as over 1,000 people in Jala-Abad gather in the towns main square denouncing Otunbayeva's interim government and chanting pro-Bakiev slogans

2009 Event - Inmates at Iraq's notoriuous Abu Grraib prison start a fire and clash with guards during two days of unrest

1989 Event - Phoenix Suns cancel game at Miami Heat, due to racial unrest in Miami

1978 Death - Reinoud Anders, Dutch actor (Unrest of Grave), dies at 65

1975 Death - Jerry Verno, actor (River of Unrest, Ourselves Alone), dies at 79

1964 Event - Emergency crisis proclaimed in Ceylon due to social unrest

1939 Birthday - Jacobus M "Jacques" Hamelink, Dutch writer/poet, Cold Unrest

1895 Birthday - Jerry Verno, born in London, England, actor, River of Unrest, Sweeney Todd