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(1903) May coup d'etat - after the assassination of King Aleksandar Obrenovic, King Petar The First Karadjordjevic came to the throne of Serbia
(1914) The Austrians bombed and captured Belgrade, but in the same year the Serbs set it free
(1915) German and Austrian troops under the command of field marshal Mackensen captured Belgrade
(1918) The Serbs and parts of allied forces set Belgrade free
(1918) Belgrade became the capital of the Kingdom of the Serbs, Croats and Slovenes (1923) Paris - Budapest airline was extended to Belgrade
(1927) Belgrade Airport was opened
(1929) Radio Belgrade started to broadcast
(1935) The first bridge over the Danube ?Pancevacki most? was put into operation
(1941) The Germans bombed Belgrade on 6th April, and occupied it on 12th April
(1944) The Americans and other allies bombed Belgrade. On October 20, the People?s Liberation Army of Yugoslavia with help of Russian Red Army liberated Belgrade
(1945) On 29th November in Belgrade the Constitutional Assembly proclaimed the Federal People's Republic of Yugoslavia. Monarchy was abolished and the communist rule of Josip Broz Tito officially started
(1958) Regular TV Belgrade broadcast began
(1971) The Gazela bridge and highway through Belgrade were built
(1992) The Federal Republic of Yugoslavia was proclaimed. The UN Security Council imposed economic sanctions on FR Yugoslavia on 30th May
(1993) Highest hyperinflation in the history of mankind brought many citizens of Belgrade to the edge of existence
(1999) For three months NATO has bombed Yugoslavia, including targets in the center of Belgrade
(2003) Yugoslavia changed the name in Serbia and Montenegro

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