The Siege of Zadar (November 11-November 23, 1202) was the first major action of the Fourth Crusade. It was the first attack against a Catholic city by Catholic crusaders.
T.G. Jackson was hired to complete the construction of the bell tower of the Romanesque cathedral of St Anastasia in Zadar. The bell tower was finished in December 1893, and it is his only architectural work in Croatia.
Pope Alexander III visited Zadar on 13th of March 1177
Il Regio Dalmata - Kraglski Dalmatin is the first newspaper published in Croatian language (1806-1810)
The Austrian Emperor Franz Joseph I arrived to Zadar, the capital of the Kingdom of Dalmatia, on 10th April 1875.
The history of Croatian anesthesiology begins in Zadar: the first operation under ether narcosis in Croatia was performed here in 1847 – only five months after the first public demonstration of ether anaesthesia in the USA!
Founded by Austrian commander Baron Franz Ludwig von Welden in 1829, a passionate botanist and admirer of Dalmatian flora, it is the oldest public park in Croatia.
Dana 7. listopada 1865. godine izvedbom Verdijeve opere "Krabuljni ples" svečano je otvorena zgrada Novog kazališta ...
The Red Cross was founded in Zadar on the 22nd of October 1878, and it was the first organization of its kind in Croatia ...
Zadar was the first city in Croatia to have electric public lighting on the 30 of December 1894