26.08.1641 West India Company conquerors Sao Paulo de Loanda, Angola
19.12.1867 Victims of "Angola Horror" burned to death (Angola NY)
06.11.1871 Cameroon reaches coast of Angola after trip through Africa
02.11.1875 Verney Cameroon reaches Benguela Angola, from Africa's east coast
15.05.1902 Portugal bankrupt by revolt in Angola
31.01.1925 Premier Ahmed Zogu becomes president of Angola
01.07.1931 Trans African Railway in use (Benguela, Angola-Jadotville, Congo)
10.12.1956 Establishment of MPLA in Angola
25.05.1959 Khrushchev visits Angola
30.01.1962 UN General Assembly censures Portugal (because of Angola)
15.01.1975 Portugal signs accord for Angola's independence
23.10.1975 Battle between Cuba & South Africa troops in Angola
11.11.1975 Angola gains independence from Portugal (National Day)
12.03.1976 South African troops leave Angola
10.07.1976 One American and three British mercenaries are executed in Angola following the Luanda Trial.
01.12.1976 Angola admitted to UN
07.01.1978 Angola revises its constitution
06.05.1978 South Africa military goes into Angola
20.09.1979 Jose E dod Santos becomes president of Angola
11.08.1980 Angola revises its constitution
28.01.1986 Angolan Unity Leader Jonas Savimbi visits Washington, DC
08.08.1988 Angola, Cuba & South Africa sign cease fire treaty
08.08.1988 South Africa declares cease-fire in Angola
10.04.1991 A rare tropical storm develops in the Southern Hemisphere near Angola; the first to be documented by satellites.
01.05.1991 Angola's civil war ends
23.05.1991 Last Cubans troops leave Angola
31.05.1991 Sides in Angola sign a treaty ending 16 year civil war
04.12.1993 A truce is concluded between the government of Angola and UNITA rebels.
09.06.1994 Angolan plane bombs school in Waku Kungo (89 killed)
20.11.1994 The Angolan government and UNITA rebels sign the Lusaka Protocol in Zambia, ending 19 years of civil war (localized fighting resumed the next year).
02.03.1995 Ferry boat sinks off Sumbe Angola, 42+ killed
23.11.1996 The Republic of Angola officially joins the World Trade Organization.
31.10.2000 A chartered Antonov An-26 explodes after takeoff in Northern Angola killing 50
15.11.2000 A chartered Antonov AN-24 crashes after takeoff from Luanda, Angola killing more than 40 people New Jharkhand state came into existence in India.
22.02.2002 Angolan political and rebel leader Jonas Savimbi is killed in a military ambush.
04.04.2002 The Angolan government and UNITA rebels sign a peace treaty ending the Angolan Civil War.