European Union

European Union

European Union (EU) Formed

1958

Denmark, Ireland and the United Kingdom joins EU

1973

No more trade/currency barries

1980

Greece joins EU

1981

Spain and Portugal join EU

1986

Complete economic unity in EU

1992

Austria, Finland and Sweden join EU

1995

Euro was new currency

2001

10 new countries join EU

2004

Romania and Bulgaria join EU

2007

Global Events

World War II

1939 - 1945

Cold War

1945 - 1991

Berlin Wall Falls

1989

Germany is united

1990

9/11 terrorist attacks

2001