On October 2, 1972 attended the Greenland electorate on an equal basis with Danish in a referendum on Denmark's accession to the EEC. 71 per cent. voted no.
Despite the result, the Greenlanders must follow the Danes into the EEC. After Greenland gained home rule in 1979, it was one of the first political goal to vote on membership of EEC, After a referendum in 1982, Greenland leave EEC. It happens Feb. 1, 1985, after the agreement on Greenland's withdrawal has been signed in Brussels.
To leave EU 30 years ago has been a god thing for Greenland.