- Slovak National Uprising
type: anniversary location: Slovakia
The Slovak National Uprising (Slovak: Slovenské národné povstanie, abbreviated SNP) broke out on 29 August 1944 in Banská Bystrica. It was organised by Slovak resistance movement in order to stop the German occupion of Slovak territory and to overthrow the collaborationist government of Jozef Tiso.
- Outbreak of the Second World War
The Second World War started on 1 September 1939 with the German invasion of Poland.