1 Feb 1890

Estonia
  • Nikolai Bazykov was born in Tallinn, Estonia. His birth date was also recorded as 20 Jan 1890 in the Old Style. ww2dbase [Nikolai Reek | Tallinn | CPC]
12 Jan 1893

Estonia
  • Alfred Rosenberg was born in Reval, Russian Empire (now Tallinn, Estonia). ww2dbase [Alfred Rosenberg | Tallinn | CPC]
4 Mar 1927

Estonia
  • Nikolai Reek was named the Minister of War of Estonia. ww2dbase [Nikolai Reek | Tallinn | CPC]
4 Dec 1928

Estonia
  • Nikolai Reek stepped down as the Minister of War of Estonia. ww2dbase [Nikolai Reek | Tallinn | CPC]
14 Jun 1940

Estonia
  • The Soviet Union presented an ultimatum to Lithuania, forcing it to allow the establishment of a new Soviet government. Meanwhile, Soviet aircraft and warships blockaded the Estonian coast, shooting down a Finnish passenger aircraft (killing 9, including American and French diplomats) shortly after takeoff at Tallinn to show that the threat was not empty. ww2dbase [Annexation of the Baltic States | Tallinn | CPC]
27 Jul 1941

Estonia
27 Aug 1941

Estonia
13 Feb 1944

Estonia
  • Z35 arrived at Tallinn, Estonia. ww2dbase [Z35 | Tallinn | CPC]
22 Sep 1944

Estonia
  • Red Army units captured Tallinn and Reval, Estonia. ww2dbase [Tallinn | TH]

Timeline Section Founder: Thomas Houlihan
Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, Thomas Houlihan, Hugh Martyr, David Stubblebine
Special Thanks: Rory Curtis




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