8 Jan 1920

  • Crown Prince Carol's son Prince Mircea Gregor Carol Lambrino was born in Bucharest, Romania. ww2dbase [Carol II | Bucharest | CPC]
2 Aug 1933

  • Irina Cioc took a flight from Bucharest to Constanta, Romania and became interested in aviation. ww2dbase [Irina Burnaia | Bucharest | CPC]
24 Mar 1935

Photo(s) dated 24 Mar 1935
Irina Burnaia and Petre Ivanovici at the Băneasa airport in Bucharest, Romania, 24 Mar 1935
4 Apr 1944

Photo(s) dated 4 Apr 1944
B-24D Liberator “Angie the Ox” of the 515th Bomb Squadron over the smoking rail yards in Bucharest, Romania, Apr 4 1944
24 Aug 1944

26 Aug 1944

31 Aug 1944

2 Sep 1944

  • Romanian troops entered the German legation in Bucharest, Romania. German Minister Manfred von Killinger shot himself after citing that a ship's captain should also go down with a sinking ship; Romanians arrested the remaining diplomats and military attachés including General Erik Hansen, Admiral Werner Tillessen, General Alfred Gertenberg, and General Karl Spalcke. ww2dbase [Jassy-Kishinev Offensive and Romania's Surrender | Bucharest | CPC]
29 Sep 1944

  • 21 American OSS agents (under Lieutenant Commander Frank Wisner) were dropped into Bucharest, Romania to liberate 1,888 interned Allied airmen. As they evacuated the airmen, they also brought out with them many Romania diplomatic documents to prevent Soviet capture. ww2dbase [Jassy-Kishinev Offensive and Romania's Surrender | Bucharest | CPC]
2 Jan 1945

  • Dutch national Gerrit van der Waals, under employment of British SOE but nevertheless placed under arrest by the Soviets in Hungary, was transferred to another prison in Bucharest, Romania. ww2dbase [Bucharest | CPC]
27 Feb 1945

  • Soviet Deputy Commissar for Foreign Affairs Andrei Vyshinsky, sent to Bucharest, Romania by Joseph Stalin, forced King Mihai I to appoint Petru Groza as the new prime minister. ww2dbase [Mihai I | Bucharest | CPC]
15 Jan 1950

22 Jan 1988

24 Mar 2013


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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