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January 7This Italian landmark closes to the public due to safety concerns
January 25-26This storm kills over 80 people in Northwestern Europe
January 31Moscow gets this prominent fast food chain
February 11After being imprisoned for 27 years, this leader is finally released.
February 26The USSR withdraws all its troops from this European country
February 27This company is indicted for negligence on its oil tanker
March 11This European country breaks from the Soviet Union
March 15This man is elected as the first executive president of the Soviet Union
March 18The largest art theft in US history occurs in this Northeastern city
March 26This Morgan Freeman film wins Best Picture at the Academy Awards
April 24This telescope is launched into space
May 2The largest mugging to date occurs in this European city
May 17The World Health Organization removes this from its list of diseases
May 24This team beats the Boston Bruins to win the Stanley Cup
June 7This tourist attraction opens in Florida
July 8This country wins the 1990 FIFA World Cup (specific)
August 2Iraq invades this country, effectively beginning the Gulf War
September 18The 1998 Olympics are awarded to this city
October 3This country unifies
October 15Gorbachev is awarded this prestigious award for attempting to lessen Cold War tensions
November 1Mary Robinson becomes the first female president of this Northwestern European nation
November 22This person resigns as the Prime Minister of England
Decemeber 1Workers meet, uniting these two European countries for the first time since the Ice Age
December 9He becomes the President of Serbia

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