Premier Events in History



2014 Event - Leaders of Hong Kong's pro-democracy movement have been denied permission to travel to the mainland; the men sought to fly to Beijing to present their grievances to Chinese Premier Li Keqiang

2013 Event - Romania's Prime Minister Victor Ponta meets with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang in Bucharest, Romania. The Premier will attend the China-Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) leaders' meeting as a guest of the Prime Minister

2013 Event - Major bushfires that have endangered lives and destroyed homes cause Barry O'Farrell, the Premier of Australia's New South Wales to declare a state of emergency

2013 Event - Australia swears in Denis Napthine as the Premier of Victoria, replacing Ted Baillieu

2013 Event - In China, Premier Wen Jiabao addresses the National People's Congress announcing the country's 2013 goal of a 7.5% growth rate in GDP

2012 Event - The premier of Ontario, Dalton McGuinty, announces his resignation

2012 Event - After Simon Bolivar's U.K. concert, featuring Venezuela's premier youth orchestra sells out eight months in advance, it is announced that the concert will be live-streamed on June 23rd and 26th, 2012

2012 Event - Following a landslide victory, Campbell Newman is sworn in as Australia's new Premier of Queensland

2012 Event - China's Premier Wen Jiabao blames the Dalai Lama for ongoing self-immolations by Tibetan monks

2011 Event - South Australia swears in their new Premier, Jay Weatherill after officially electing him as the leader of the Australian Labor Party

2011 Event - New South Wales swears in its new Premier, Barry O'Farrell, following its state election

2011 Event - After winning a Liberal Party of British Columbia ballot, Canadian politician Christy Clark becomes the second woman to be Premier of British Columbia

2011 Event - Lara Giddings becomes the first female Premier of the Australian state of Tasmania

2010 Event - Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao releases pictures of the moon's Sinus Iridum, or Bay of Rainbows, taken during China's Chang e-2 lunar mission

2010 Event - China's Premier, Wen Jiabao visits migrant workers at a Beijing construction site and declares the need for better treatment of the country's migrant workers

1997 Event - Ung Huot appointed Cambodia's 1st premier

1995 Death - Harvey Penick, premier golf instructor/author, dies at 90

1995 Event - Jozef Oleksy succeeds Waldemar Pawlak on as premier of Poland

1995 Event - Ukraine premier Vitaly Massol, resigns

1995 Event - Antoine Nduwayo appointed Premier of Burundi

1995 Event - Burundi premier Anatole Kanyenkiko, resigns

1995 Death - Mehdi Bazargan, director Iranian oil corp/premier (1979), dies at 86

1995 Event - Jean-Claude Juncker (28) sworn in as premier of Luxembourg

1994 Event - John Bruton becomes Ireland's premier

1994 Event - Man Mohan Adhikary sworn in as 1st communist premier of Nepal

1994 Death - Oldrich Cernik, Czechoslovakia premier (1968-70), dies at 72

1994 Event - Faud Guliyev appointed premier of Azerbijan

1994 Event - Lesotho king Letsie II fires premier Ntsu Mokhehle

1994 Event - Gyula Horn sworn in as premier of Hungary

1994 Event - Nepal premier Girija Prasadkoirala resigns

1994 Death - Maung Maung, premier of Burma (1988), dies at 69

1994 Event - Socialist, Tomiichi Murayama, elected premier of Japan

1994 Event - Japanese premier Tsutomu Hata resigns

1994 Event - Tsutomu Hata elected premier of Japan

1994 Event - Japans premier Morihiro Hosokawa resigns

1994 Event - Premier Alfonso Bustamente ends government in Peru

1993 Death - Kakuei Tanaka, premier of Japan (1972-74), dies at 75

1993 Event - Haitian premier Robert Malval resigns

1993 Event - British premier Major/Irish premier Reynolds signs Downing Street Declaration concerning Northern Ireland self determination

1993 Death - Jozsef Antall, historian/premier of Hungary (1990-93), dies at 61

1993 Event - Ivory Coast Premier Ouattara resigns

1993 Event - Failed bomb attack on Egyptian premier Atef Sedki, 1 dead

1993 Death - Ghuslam Wyne, premier of Lahore Pakistan, murdered at 60

1993 Event - Ukraine premier Leonid Koetsjma, resigns

1993 Event - Afghanistan president Ishaq Khan and premier Nawaz Sharif resign

1993 Event - Tansu Ciller appointed 1st female premier of Turkey

1993 Event - Premier Marc Bazin of Haiti resigns

1993 Event - Ukraine Premier Leonid Koetsjma resigns

1993 Event - Premier Lubbers opens Terminal West on Schiphol

1993 Event - Jamaican premier Percival Patterson wins parliamentary election

1992 Death - Alexander Dubcek, premier Czechoslovakia (1968-69), dies at 70

1992 Death - Piotr Jaroszewicz, premier of Poland (1970-80), dies

1992 Death - Robert Muldoon, premier New Zealand (1975-84)/President IMF, dies

1992 Event - Sali Berisha becomes president/Alexander Meksi premier of Albania

1992 Event - Edith Cresson, France's 1st female premier, resigns

1991 Event - Paul Keating installed as premier of Australia

1991 Event - Patrick Manning becomes premier of Trinidad and Tobago

1991 Event - Kiichi Miyazawa elected premier of Japan

1991 Death - Shapour Bakhtiar, premier Iran (1979), dies in Paris

1991 Event - Jorg Haider resigns as premier of Karinthia

1991 Death - Jean van Houte, Belgian premier, dies

1991 Event - Roh Jai Bong resigns as premier of South Korea

1991 Event - Edith Cresson becomes France's 1st female premier

1991 Event - Nepal premier Bhattarai resigns

1991 Event - Military coup in Thailand, Premier Choonhaven arrested

1991 Event - Valentin Pavlov become new premier of U.S.S.R.

1991 Event - Jan Krzystof Bielecki becomes premier of Poland

1990 Event - Premier Mazowiecki of Poland, resigns

1990 Event - Gro Harlem Brundtland installed as premier of Norway

1990 Event - President Ghulam Ishaq Kahn dismisses premier Benazir Bhutto in Pakistan

1990 Event - Nicholoas Braithwaite elected premier of Grenada

1989 Event - Premier Lubbers sees CDA-party leader Elco Brinkman as successor

1989 Event - Xenophobia Zolotas sworn in as premier of Greece

1989 Event - Bikenibau Paeniu installed as premier of Tuvalu

1989 Event - Jan Syse becomes premier of Norway

1989 Death - Janos Kadar, premier of Hungary (1956-58), dies at 77

1989 Event - Kidnapped Belgian Premier Vanden Boeynants freed

1989 Event - Former Belgian premier Paul Vanden Boeynants kidnapped

1988 Event - Premier Ranasinghe Premadasa elected President of Sri Lanka

1988 Event - Turkish premier zal meets Greek premier Papandreou in Athens

1988 Death - Pham Hung, premier of Vietnam, dies at about 74

1988 Death - Georgi M Malenkov, Russian premier (1953-55), dies at 86

1987 Event - Premier Mugabe elected president of Zimbabwe

1987 Death - John M "Joop" de Uyl, Dutch social-dem premier (1973-77), dies at 68

1987 Event - Li Peng succeeds premier Zhao Ziyang in China PR

1987 Event - Tunisian premier Zine al-Abidine fires president Habib Bourguiba

1987 Death - Rene Levesque, Quebec premier (1976-85), dies at 65

1987 Death - Nobusuke Kishi, premier of Japan (1957-60), dies at 90

1987 Death - Rashid Karame, 10 time premier of Lebanon, dies in bomb attack at 65

1987 Event - Japan's premier Nakasone visits the U.S.

1986 Event - Failed assassination attempt on India premier Rajiv Gandhi

1986 Event - President Mubarak receives Israeli premier Peres

1986 Death - Urho K Kekkonen, premier/president of Finland, dies at 85

1986 Event - King Hassan II meets with Israeli premier Simon Peres

1986 Event - Premier Nakasones Liberal Democr Party wins Japan's election

1986 Event - Former Belgium premier Vanden Boeynants sentenced for fraud

1986 Event - Spain's premier Gonzalez' Socialist Party wins elections

1986 Event - South Yemen Premier Haydar Bakr al-Attas becomes interim-president

1986 Event - Military coup in Lesotho under general-major Lekhanya and premier Leabua Jonathan

1986 Event - Israeli premier Simon Peres visits Netherlands

1985 Event - Belgium premier Martens CVP wins parliamentary election

1985 Event - France premier confesses on attack of Rainbow Warrior

1985 Event - Premier Mugabe wins Zimbabwe elections

1985 Death - John de Quay, Dutch premier (1959-63), dies at 83

1985 Death - Enver Hoxha, party leader/premier of Albania, dies at 76

1984 Event - China Premier Zhao Ziyang and Margaret Thatcher sign Hong Kong Treaty

1984 Event - Pierre Mauroy resigns as premier of France

1984 Event - John Turner succeeds Pierre Trudeau as premier of Canada

1984 Death - Suvanna Phuma, premier of Laos, dies at 82

1983 Death - Maurice Bishop, premier of Grenada (1979-83), murdered in coup

1983 Death - Sun Suk Joon, South Korean vice premier, murdered

1983 Event - Lebanon premier Chafiq Wazzan offers to resigns

1983 Event - Israel premier Begin resigns

1983 Death - Balthasar J "John" Vorster, South African premier (1966-78), dies at 67

1983 Event - Bettino Craxi sworn in as premier of Italy

1983 Death - Lynn Fontanne, Broadway's premier actress (Emmy 1965), dies at 95

1982 Event - Yasuhiro Nakasone succeeds Zenko Suzuki as premier of Japan

1982 Event - Ruud Lubbers becomes Dutch premier

1982 Death - Pierre Mendes-France, premier France (1954-55), dies

1982 Death - Ahmad H al-Bakr, Iraqi Field Marshal/president/premier, dies

1982 Event - Suriname premier Chin A Sen flees

1981 Event - Judge Wapner and People's Court premier on TV

1981 Event - Poland premier Jagielski resigns

1981 Event - Premier Begin's Likud party wins Israeli elections

1981 Event - 2nd City TV's (SCTV) network premier (NBC)

1981 Event - L Calvo Sotelo elected premier of Spain

1981 Event - Polish premier Jozef Pinkowski replaced by Wojciech Jaruzelski

1981 Event - Gro Harlem Brundtland elected premier of Norway

1980 Event - Premier Queddei troops conquers Chad capital N'djamena

1980 Event - Guinee-Bissau premier Vieira fires president Luis Cabral

1980 Death - Marcello J tie Neves Alves Caetano, premier of Portugal, dies at 74

1980 Event - Jozef Pinkovski replaces Poland premier Babiuch

1980 Event - Mohammed Ali Radjai appointed premier of Iran

1980 Event - Zenko Suzuki becomes premier of Japan

1980 Event - Bani Sadr sworn in as premier of Iran

1980 Event - Premier Adbou Diouf becomes president of Senegal

1979 Event - Ireland premier Jack Lynch resigns

1979 Event - Chinese premier Hwa Kwofeng visits Paris

1979 Event - India premier Charan Singh resigns

1979 Event - Premier/president al-Bakr of Iraq is succeeded by Saddam Hussein

1979 Event - Morarji Desai resigns as premier of India

1979 Event - Rhodesian bishop Able Muzorewa becomes premier

1979 Event - Yusuf Lule becomes premier of Uganda

1979 Event - Iran's premier Bakhtiar resigns, Ayatollah Khomeini seizes power

1979 Event - Supreme court of Lahore affirms death sentence against premier Bhutto

1978 Event - Iran shah names Chapour Bakhtiar premier

1978 Event - Pieter Botha succeeds Vorster as premier of South Africa

1978 Event - Ja'afar Sharif-Emami appointed premier of Iran

1978 Death - Jomo Kenyatta, 1st premier of Kenya (1963-78), dies at 83

1978 Event - Portuguese President Eanes fires premier Soares

1978 Death - Abdul Razak al-Naif, premier of Iraq, murdered

1978 Death - Mohammed Daud, premier/president of Afghanistan, murdered

1978 Event - Pakistani former premier Ali Bhutto sentenced to death

1978 Event - Red Brigade kidnaps former premier Aldo Moro in Italy, 5 killed

1977 Event - Dutch Antilles: premier Boy Rozendal points independence off

1977 Event - Portugal's premier Soares resigns

1977 Event - Sri Lanka premier Bandaranaike loses election

1977 Event - Turkey: premier Ecevit goes off

1977 Event - Simon Peres becomes premier of Israel

1977 Event - Israel premier Rabin resigns

1977 Event - Premier Indira Gandhi loses election in India

1977 Death - Willem Schermerhorn, Dutch premier (1945-46), dies at 82

1977 Death - Louis J M Beel, Dutch premier (1946-48, 58-59), dies at 74

1977 Death - Abdul Razak bin Hussain, premier of Malaysia (1970-77), dies at 53

1977 Death - Anthony Eden, British premier (1955-57), dies at 79

1976 Event - Takeo Fukuda becomes Japanese premier

1976 Event - Jamaica premier Manley wins elections

1976 Event - Giulio Andreotti sworn in as premier of Italy

1976 Event - Adolfo Suarez becomes premier of Spain

1976 Event - Cambodia Khieu Sampan succeeds prince Sihanouk as premier

1976 Event - British premier Harold Wilson resigns

1976 Event - Hua Guofeng becomes premier of China PR

1975 Death - Guy Mollet, French premier (1956-57), dies at 69

1975 Event - Portugal premier Goncalvez resigns

1975 Death - Achiel H van Acker, Belgian premier (1945-46, 1954-58), dies at 77

1975 Event - Israeli premier Yitzhak Rabin visits West-Germany

1975 Death - Eisaku Sato, premier of Japan (1964-71 Nobel 1974), dies at 74

1975 Death - Victor GM Marijnen, Dutch premier 1963 - 1965, dies at 58

1975 Death - Ali Sastroamidjojo, Indonesian attorney/minister/premier, dies at 71

1975 Death - Nikolai A Bulganin, marshal/premier of U.S.S.R. (1955-58), dies at 79

1975 Death - Chivu Stoica, Stoica Chivu, premier of Romania 1955 - 1961, dies at 66

1975 Event - Cyprus premier Denktash procliams Turkish-Cypriot Federation

1975 Event - Parliament disposes of premier sheik Mujib ur-Rahman

1974 Event - Leningrad: premier of Dmitri Sjotakovitsj' Michelangelo-liederen

1974 Death - Mohammed Ayub Khan, premier/president (Pakistan), dies

1974 Event - Harold Wilson replaces resigning Ed Heath as British premier

1974 Event - Arias Navarro succeeds Carrero Blanco as premier of Spain

1973 Event - Elections in Suriname, premier Sedney's PNP doesn't win a chair

1973 Event - 1000s commemorates former premier Georgios Papandreou

1973 Death - Theo Lefevre, premier Belgium, dies

1973 Event - Admiral Luis Carrero Blanco appointed premier of Spain

1972 Event - British premier Heath proclaims emergency crisis due to harbor strike

1972 Death - Paul-Henri Spaak, Belgian premier/secretary-general (NATO, 1957-61), dies at 73

1972 Event - Pierre Messmer appointed French premier

1972 Event - General Lon Nol becomes President and prince Sirik Matak premier of Cambodia

1972 Event - President Nixon and Chinese Premier Chou En-lai issued Shanghai Communique

1972 Event - President Nixon, meets with Chinese Premier Chou En-Lai in Beijing

1972 Event - Giulio Andreotti sworn in as premier of Italy

1972 Event - Abu Sayeed Chudhury becomes president and sheik Mujib ur-Rahman premier

1971 Death - Jozef MLT Cals, Dutch Minister of Education/premier (1965-66), dies at 57

1971 Event - Nikita Krushchev, Soviet premier, buried in Moscow

1971 Death - Nikita Krushchev, Soviet premier, buried in Moscow

1971 Event - Sudan military counter coup under premier Numeiry

1971 Event - Abdul Zahir appointed premier of Afghanistan

1971 Event - Syrian premier Hafez Assad elected president

1971 Death - Matyas Rakosi, Hungarian premier (1952..56), dies at 78

1970 Death - Edouard Daladier, premier of France (1933..40), dies at 86

1970 Event - Abdul Razak bin Hussain becomes premier of Malaysia

1970 Birthday - Alan Shearer, born in Newcastle upon Tyne, England, professional soccer player, striker, record goal scorer for Newcastle and Premier League, philanthropist

1970 Death - Aleksandr F Kerenski, Russian premier (1917), dies at 89

1970 Death - "Jopie" Pengel, Johan A, premier Suriname (1963-69), dies at 54

1970 Death - Jopie [Johan A] Pengel, premier Suriname, dies

1970 Event - Premier Kosygin affirms existence Russian military advisors in Egypt

1970 Event - West German chancellor and East German premier Willy Brandt meet

1970 Event - Lubomir Strougal succeeds Cernik as premier of Czechoslovakia

1970 Event - Col Kadhaffi becomes premier of Libya

1969 Event - Suleiman Maghrabi appointed premier of Libya

1969 Death - Moise K Tsjombe, premier Congo/Zaire, dies

1969 Death - Levi Eshkol, Sjkolnik, premier (Israel), dies at 73

1969 Death - Dragisa Cvetkovic, Serbian premier of (Yugoslavia 1939-4.), dies at 76

1968 Death - Georgios Papandreou, Greek minister/premier, dies at 80

1968 Event - Marcelo Caetano elected premier of Portugal

1968 Death - Camille Huysmans, Belgian premier (1946-47), dies at 96

1967 Death - Harold Holt, Australian premier (1966-67), drowns at 59

1967 Death - Clement R Attlee, premier pf Great Britain (1945-51), dies at 84

1967 Event - Arabs Federation premier Hoesein Al Bayoomi resigns

1967 Event - Military coup in Greece, Konstantinos Kollias becomes premier

1967 Event - Premier Pompidou forms new French government

1967 Death - Mohammed H Mossadeq, premier of Persia (1951-53), dies

1966 Death - Moises F da Costa Gomez, premier Dutch Antilles, dies

1966 Event - Jack Lynch becomes Irish premier

1966 Death - Paul Reynaud, premier France (1940), dies

1966 Event - Johannes Balthazar Vorster sworn in as premier of South Africa

1966 Death - Vaino A Tanner, Finnish premier (1926-27)/minister, dies at 85

1966 Death - Sutan Sjahrir, premier of Indonesia (1945-47), dies at 57

1966 Event - China premier Tsjoe en-Lai starts "Cultural revolution"

1966 Event - Premier Obote grabs power in Uganda

1966 Death - Lal Bahadur Shastri, Indian premier (1964-66), dies at 61

1966 Event - Georges Pompidou appointed French premier

1965 Event - Athanassiades Novas succeeds Papandreo as premier of Greece

1965 Event - Gyula Kallai succeeds Janos Kadar as premier of Hungary

1965 Event - South Vietnam General Nguyen Cao Kentucky succeeds Phan Huy Quat as premier

1965 Death - Leopold Figl, premier Austria, dies at 62

1965 Death - Ali Mansoer, premier of Persia, murdered

1965 Event - Persians premier Ali Mansoer injured

1965 Death - Pierre Ngendandumwe, premier of Burundi, murdered

1964 Event - Premier of Dmitri Sjostakovitch' Stefan Rasin

1964 Event - Sudan Premier Ibrahim Abbud resigns

1964 Event - Eisaku Sato becomes premier of Japan

1964 Event - Tran Van Huong appointed premier of South Vietnam

1964 Event - Kosygin and Brezhnev replace Soviet premier Nikita Khrushchev

1964 Event - Willi Stoph succeeds Otto Great as premier of East Germany

1964 Event - Moise Tsjombe becomes premier of Congo

1964 Event - Lal Bahadur Sjastri elected premier of India

1964 Event - Rightist coup in Laos, Suvanna Phuma remains premier

1964 Event - Ian Smith becomes premier of Rhodesia

1964 Event - Ian D. Smith becomes premier of Rhodesia

1964 Birthday - Paul Parker, born in West Ham, London, athlete, soccer player, commentator, critical player at 1990 World Cup with England, manager, Blue Square Premier League

1964 Death - Sophocles Venizelos, premier of Greece (1944, 50-51), dies at 69

1964 Event - Kenneth Kaunda becomes premier of North-Rhodesia (Zambia)

1963 Death - Hubert ME Pierlot, Belgian advocate/premier (1939-45), dies at 79

1963 Death - Djuanda Kartawidjaja, premier (Indonesia), dies at 52

1963 Event - British premier Harold MacMillan, resigns

1963 Event - Czechoslovakian premier Sikory deposed by Josef Lenart

1963 Death - Robert Schuman, French premier/chair (European Parliament), dies at 77

1963 Death - Matya Rakosi, Rosencranz, premier of Hungary (1952-53), dies at 71

1963 Death - Camille Chautemps, premier France, dies

1963 Event - Israeli premier David Ben-Gurion resigns

1963 Event - Jomo Kenyatta becomes 1st premier of Kenya

1963 Event - Cuban premier Fidel Castro arrives in Moscow

1963 Event - Soap operas "General Hospital" and "Doctors" premier on TV

1962 Death - Albert P Sarraut, Indo-China premier (1933, 36), dies at 90

1962 Event - Todor Zjivkov becomes premier of Bulgaria

1962 Event - John F. Kennedy receives Ugandan premier Milton Obote

1962 Event - Premier Ben Khedda disbands Algerian Liberation Army fighters

1962 Event - John F. Kennedy dines with premier MacMillan in London

1962 Event - Dutch Premier De Quay announces secret talks with Indonesia

1961 Event - Moscow: premier of Dmitri Sjostakovitch' 4th Symphony (out 1936)

1961 Event - India's premier Nehru arrives in New York

1961 Event - Karamanlis becomes premier of Greece

1961 Death - Milan Stojadinovic, premier of Yugoslavia (1935-39), dies at 73

1961 Event - Mamum Kuzbari becomes premier of Syria

1961 Death - Pieter S Gerbrandy, lawyer/premier to London 1940-5, dies at 76

1961 Event - Soviet premier Khrushchev predicts U.S.S.R. economy will surpass U.S.

1961 Event - Cyrille Adula becomes premier of Congo

1961 Event - Premier Fidel Castro of Cuba receives Lenin-Peace Prize

1961 Event - Premier Moise Tsjombe of Katanga arrested in Congo

1961 Event - Aklilou Habtewold becomes 1st premier of Ethiopia

1961 Death - Patrice Lumumba, 1st premier Congo, murdered at 34

1961 Event - Joseph Ileo appointed premier of Congo

1961 Event - David Ben-Gurion resigns as premier of Israel

1960 Death - Dirk J de Geer, Dutch premier (1926-29, 39-40), dies at 89

1960 Event - President Kasavubu fires premier Lumumba of Congo

1960 Event - Jordan premier Hazza-el-Madjali deadly injured at bomb attack

1960 Event - Demonstrations against premier Lumumba

1960 Event - Sirima Bandaranaike becomes 1st female premier of Ceylon

1960 Event - Premier Kishi of Japan, resigns

1960 Event - South African premier Verwoerd wounded in battle

1960 Event - U Nu elected premier of Burma

1960 Event - Soviet premier Khrushchev voices support for Indonesia

1960 Event - Eisenhower and Premier Kishi sign US-Japanese Security pact

1959 Event - U.S. premier of D Sjostakovitch's 1st Cello concert

1959 Event - Soviet Premier Khrushchev arrives in U.S. to begin a 13-day visit

1959 Event - Janos Kadar becomes premier of Hungary

1959 Event - Eisenhower routes Canadian premier Diefenbaker message off the Moon

1959 Event - Jan de Quay becomes premier of Netherlands

1959 Death - Oscar Torp, Norwegian premier, dies

1959 Event - Datu Abdul Rozak inaugurated as premier of Malaysia federation

1959 Event - Fidel Castro named himself Cuba's premier after overthrowing Batista

1959 Event - Miro Cardon, premier of Cuba, resigns

1959 Death - Daniel F Malan, premier of South Africa (1948-54), dies at 84

1958 Death - Ahmed Mukhtar Baban, premier of Iraq, executed

1958 Event - Dutch social democratic party-ministers/premier Drees dismissed

1958 Death - John G Strijdom, premier of South Africa (1954-58), dies at 65

1958 Death - Noeri el-Said, premier of Iraq, murdered

1958 Event - Ex-king Norodom Sihanoek appointed premier of Cambodia

1958 Event - J Pengel forms government/Emanuels premier of Suriname

1958 Event - Gaston Eyskens becomes premier of Belgium

1958 Event - Premier Charles de Gaulle says Algeria will always be French

1958 Event - French premier De Gaulle arrives in Algiers

1958 Event - Charles de Gaulle elected premier of France

1958 Event - Nikita Khrushchev becomes Soviet premier and 1st Secretary of Communist Party

1958 Event - Nuri ash Said becomes premier of Iraq

1958 Event - Edgar Whitehead succeeds Garfield Todd as premier of South Rhodesia

1958 Event - Ferenc Munnich follows Kadar as premier of Hungary

1958 Death - Petru Groza, premier/president (Romania, 1945-58), dies at 74

1957 Death - Antonin Zapotocky, premier/president of Czechoslovakia, dies at 72

1957 Event - Felix Gaillard becomes premier of France

1957 Event - II Tsjoendrigar becomes premier of Pakistan

1957 Event - Coup in Thailand (Premier Songgram deposed)

1957 Event - Irish premier Eamon de Valera arrests Sinn-Fein leaders

1957 Death - Gheorge Tatarescu, premier Romania (1933-37, 39-40), dies

1957 Event - British premier Anthony Eden resigns

1956 Death - Juan Negrin, Spanish anatomy/socialist premier (1937-39), dies at 67

1956 Death - Pietro Badoglio, Premier of Italy (1943-44), dies at 85

1956 Death - Risto Ryti, Finnish minister/premier/president, dies at 67

1956 Event - Ibrahim Hashiroe succeeds Said el-Moefti as premier of Jordan

1956 Event - Burma Premier U Nu's Volksliga voor Vrijheid loses election

1956 Event - Bulgaria premier Tchervenkov resigns

1956 Event - Bulgarian vice premier Traitsjo Kostov rehabilitated

1956 Event - R. Lacoste follows Catroux as premier of Algeria

1956 Event - French premier Guy Mollet pelted with tomatoes in Algiers

1955 Death - Tomasz Arciszewski, Polish premier (1944-47), dies at 88

1955 Event - Chiva Stoica becomes premier of Romania

1955 Event - India premier Nehru visit U.S.S.R.

1955 Event - I Hatojama recognized as premier of Japan

1955 Event - Malenkov resigns as U.S.S.R. premier, Bulganin replaces him

1955 Event - HC Hansen appointed premier of Denmark

1955 Death - Hans Hedtoft, premier of Denmark (1947.. 55), dies at 51

1954 Event - John Strodom succeeds Malan as premier of South Africa

1954 Death - Alcide de Gasperi, Italian premier (1945..53), dies at 73

1954 Event - Tahar Ben Ammar appointed premier of Tunisia

1954 Event - John Costello becomes premier of Ireland

1954 Event - Gregori Malenkov becomes premier of U.S.S.R.

1954 Event - Abdul Nasser appointed Egyptian premier

1953 Event - Premier of Dmitri Shostakovich' 5th String Quartet

1953 Event - David Ben-Gurion, resigns as premier of Israel

1953 Event - British premier Winston Churchill aproves Guyanese Constitution

1953 Event - U.S. give Persian premier Zahedi $45 million aid

1953 Event - General Fazlollah Zahedi arrests premier Mossadeq of Persia

1953 Event - Premier Mohammed Abdullah of Kashmir, fired

1953 Death - Nikolaos Plastiras, Greece premier (1945-50, 51-2), dies

1953 Event - Imre Nagy succeeds Matyas Rakosi as premier of Hungary

1953 Event - Joseph Laniel appointed French premier

1953 Event - South African premier Malan visits Netherlands

1953 Event - Premier of 1st animated 3-D cartoon in Technicolor-"Melody"

1953 Birthday - Nicholas Bacon, premier baronet of England

1953 Death - Klement Gottwald, premier/president of Czechoslovakia, dies at 56

1953 Event - Egyptian Premier General Naguib disbands all political parties

1953 Death - Noach Zjordanija, Georgian Premier (1918-21), dies at 84

1952 Death - Victor E Orlando, Italian premier (1917-19), dies at 92

1952 Event - General Naguib forms Egyptian government/becomes premier

1952 Event - Matyas Rakosi appointed premier of Hungary

1952 Event - Premier Ghavam es-Sultaneh of Persia, resigns

1952 Event - Shah of Persia named Ghavam Sultaneh premier

1952 Event - Romanian premier Petru Groza chosen president

1952 Event - Pandit Nehru becomes premier of India

1951 Event - Winston Churchill re-elected British premier

1951 Event - Mohammed Mossadeq chosen premier of Persia

1950 Event - East German premier Grotewohl pleads for German reunification

1950 Event - Joseph Pholien becomes Belgian premier

1950 Death - William LM King, premier of Canada (1921-30, 35-48), dies at 75

1950 Event - Jean Duvieusart becomes Belgian premier

1950 Death - Leon Blum, French premier (People's Front Government), dies at 77

1949 Event - Sukarno becomes president Indonesia, Mokammed Hatta premier

1949 Event - Otto Greatwohl becomes 1st premier of East Germany

1949 Death - Husni al-Barazi, premier of Syria, shot to death

1949 Event - Vasil Kolarov elected premier of Bulgaria

1949 Death - Georgi Dimitrov, Bulgaria premier (1946-49), dies at 67

1949 Event - Istvan Dobi becomes Hungarian premier

1949 Death - Niceto A Zamora y Torres, premier of Spain (1931-36), dies at 71

1948 Event - Japanese premier Hideki Tojo sentenced to death by war crimes tribunal

1948 Event - Communists seize Czechoslovakia/C Gottwald becomes premier

1948 Event - John Costello follows Eamon Da Valera as premier of Ireland

1947 Death - Stanley Baldwin, English premier (1923, 24-29, 35-37), dies at 80

1947 Event - Constantine Tsaldaris follows Maximos as Greece premier

1947 Event - Hungarian premier Ferenc Nagy resigns

1947 Birthday - Avril "Kim" Campbell, Canada's 1st female premier, 1993-

1946 Event - Leon Blum elected French premier

1946 Event - Georgi Dimitrov elected premier of Bulgaria

1946 Event - Georges Bidault elected premier of France

1946 Death - Ion Antonescu, fascist premier/dictator of Romania, executed

1946 Event - Klement Gottwald becomes premier of Czechoslovakia

1946 Event - Belgian premier Acker proclaims wage and price freeze over

1946 Event - British premier Attlee agrees with India's right to independence

1946 Event - Premier Salazar of Portugal forbids opposition parties

1945 Death - Pierre Laval, former premier of Vichy France, executed at 62

1945 Event - Japanese premier Suzuki disregards U.S. ultimatum to surrender

1945 Event - Premier Gerbrandy on Radio Orange tells Dutch they are liberated

1945 Event - British premier Churchill sails to eastern banks of Rhine

1945 Event - British premier Churchill looks over at the Rhine (near Ginsberg)

1945 Death - David Lloyd George, British (L) premier (1916-22), dies at 82

1945 Event - Premier Churchill visits Montgomery's headquarter in Straelen

1945 Event - British premier Churchill arrives in Yalta, the Krim

1945 Event - Dutch Premier Gerbrandy, exiled in London, offers his resignation

1945 Event - British Premier Winston Churchill visits France

1944 Event - Greece: British premier Churchill flies back to London

1944 Death - Wang Tjing-Wei, premier China (1932-35), dies

1944 Event - British premier Winston Churchill flies back to London from Moscow

1944 Event - Hungary: Horthy government falls/nazi count Szalasi becomes premier

1944 Event - British premier Winston Churchill arrives in Moscow

1944 Death - Hendrikus Colijn, Dutch premier (1933-39), dies at 75

1944 Event - British Premier Winston Churchill travels to U.S.

1944 Event - British premier Churchill travels to Scotland

1944 Event - King Michael of Romania ordered his forces to cease fire against Allies and dismissed the pro-Axis premier, Marshal Ion Antonescu

1944 Event - British premier Winston Churchill arrives at Corsica

1944 Event - British premier Winston Churchill arrives in Italy

1944 Event - British premier Winston Churchill flies to France, meets Montgomery

1944 Event - General Koiso becomes premier of Japan

1943 Birthday - David Peterson, Toronto, premier of Ontario Canada, L, 1982-

1943 Event - Japan declares Philippine Independence (premier/president Jose Laurel)

1943 Birthday - Earl of Stockton, English publisher/grandson of premier Macmillan

1943 Event - British premier Churchill travels on the Queen Mary to Canada

1943 Event - Benito Mussolini captured, dismissed as premier of Italy during WW II

1943 Event - Japanese premier Hideki Tojo visits Java

1943 Event - Premier Churchill and General Marshall fly from U.S. to North Africa

1943 Event - British premier Winston Churchill arrives in U.S.

1943 Event - British premier Winston Churchill gets pneumonia

1943 Event - German occupiers make Vidkun Quisling Norwegian premier

1943 Event - British premier Winston Churchill arrives in Casablanca

1942 Death - James Barry M Hertzog, South African premier (1914-39), dies at 76

1942 Event - German occupiers put Erik Scavenius as Danish premier

1942 Event - British Premier Winston Churchill flies back to London from Cairo

1942 Event - Premier Churchill travels back to Cairo from Moscow

1942 Event - British premier Churchill arrives in Moscow, meets Stalin

1942 Event - British premier Winston Churchill arrives in Cairo

1942 Event - British premier Winston Churchill travels from U.S. to London

1942 Event - President Roosevelt/premier Churchill arrives in Washington, D.C.

1942 Death - Alfred Coville, French historian (Lesson premier Valois), dies at 81

1942 Event - Premier Churchill and General Marshall fly to Florida

1941 Event - Premier Winston Churchill travels to U.S. on board HMS Duke of York

1941 Event - Yugoslav government in exile names Draza Mihailovic premier

1941 Event - Czechoslovakian premier general Eliasj arrested by nazis

1941 Birthday - Slobodan Milocevic, premier Serbia

1941 Birthday - Goh Chok Sole, premier of Singapore, 1990-

1941 Birthday - Maria Liberia-Peters, premier of Dutch Antilles, 198?-93

1941 Event - Joseph Stalin became premier of Russia

1941 Birthday - Jules Wijdenbosch, premier Suriname

1941 Death - Paul Teleki, premier Hungary, dies

1941 Event - Dutch Premier De Geer returns from Lisbon to Netherlands

1941 Event - Former Dutch premier De Geer flies to Berlin

1940 Birthday - Ria Lubbers, wife of Dutch premier Ruud Lubbers

1940 Death - Arthur Neville Chamberlain, British premier (1937-40), dies at 71

1940 Event - Gerbrandy becomes premier of Dutch government in exile

1940 Event - Queen Wilhelmina fires premier De Geer

1940 Event - Dutch Premier De Geer vacations in Switzerland

1940 Event - Premier Winston Churchill flies to Orleans

1940 Event - Premier Winston Churchill flies to Paris

1940 Event - Dutch Premier De Geer begins working with nazis

1940 Event - Premier Winston Churchill flies to Paris

1940 Event - Premier Winston Churchill returns to London from Paris

1940 Event - Premier Winston Churchill flies to Paris

1940 Event - Paul Reynoud becomes French premier

1940 Event - Pianist Ignaz Paderewski becomes premier of Polish government in exile

1939 Death - Armand Calinescu, premier of Romania, murdered

1939 Event - Premier De Geer recalls Dutch vacationers in Black Forest

1939 Birthday - Gro Harlem Brundtland, Norwegian premier, 1981-82, 86-89, 90-

1939 Death - Henri Jaspar, premier of Belgium (1926-31), dies at 68

1939 Event - Belgian premier signs Burgos-treaty for trade relations with Franco

1938 Event - Premier of Dmitri Shostakovich's 1st String Quartet

1938 Event - British premier Chamberlain arrives in Munich

1938 Event - Dutch Premier Colijn sends radio message "No war coming"

1938 Event - British premier Neville Chamberlain flies to Munich

1938 Event - British premier Neville Chamberlain leaves Munich

1938 Event - General Metaxas names himself premier of Greece

1937 Event - Emile Janson becomes Belgian premier

1937 Event - Irish premier Eamon de Valera wins elections

1937 Death - Gaston Doumergue, premier/president of France (1913..34), dies

1937 Event - Leon Blum becomes premier of People's front government of France

1937 Event - Prince Konoye becomes Japanese premier

1937 Event - Juan Negrin succeeds Largo Caballero as Spain's premier

1937 Birthday - Erskine Sandiford, premier, Barbados, 1987-94

1936 Event - Largo Caballero becomes Spanish premier

1936 Event - Spanish premier Casares Quiroga succeeded by Jose Giral

1936 Event - Dutch Premier Colijn denies relation with German call-girl

1936 Event - Nahas Pasja becomes premier of Egypt

1936 Birthday - Wilfried Martens, premier, Belgium, 1979-81, 1981-92

1936 Death - Demertzis, Greek premier, dies

1936 Birthday - Kennedy A. Simmonds, premier, St. Kitts and Nevis, 1983-95

1936 Event - Manuel Azana becomes Spanish premier

1935 Event - Michael Savage becomes 1st Labour premier of New Zealand

1935 Death - Pieter WA Cort van de Linden, Dutch premier (1913-18), dies at 89

1935 Birthday - John Swan, raised in Deepdale, Bermuda, politician, United Bermuda Party, Premier of Bermuda 1982 - 1985

1934 Event - Churchill tells Premier Baldwin not to under estimate German air power

1934 Death - Raymond Poincare, premier/president France (1913-20), dies at 74

1934 Death - J-Louis-F Barthou, French writer/premier/foreign minister, murdered

1934 Birthday - Pedro Pires, premier, Cape Verde, 1975-91

1934 Birthday - Bettino Craxi, Italy's 1st socialist premier, 1983-87

1934 Birthday - Edithe Cresson, premier of France, 1991-92

1933 Death - Joh Georghe Duca, premier of Romania, murdered

1933 Event - Camille Chautemps becomes French premier

1933 Death - Paul, Prudent, Painleve, French mathematician/minister/premier, dies

1933 Birthday - Adolfo Suarez Gonzalez, premier of Spain, 1976-81

1933 Birthday - Robert Bourassa, born in Montreal, premier of Quebec, 1970-76, 1985-

1933 Event - Hermann Goering becomes premier of Prussia

1932 Event - Charles de Broqueville becomes premier of Belgium

1932 Event - Antonio de Oliveira Salazar becomes premier/dictator of Portugal

1932 Event - Edouard Herriot becomes premier of France

1932 Death - Ki Imukai, premier of Japan (1931-32), murdered

1932 Death - Ki Inukai, premier Japan (1931-32), murdered

1932 Death - Aristide Briand, 11 x premier of France (Nobel 1926), dies at 69

1932 Event - Andre Tardieu becomes premier of France

1931 Event - Joseph A Lyons (C) becomes premier of Australia

1931 Event - Manuel Azana becomes premier/Niceto Zamora president of Spain

1931 Event - Count Gyula Karolyi becomes premier of Hungary

1931 Event - Jules Renkin becomes premier of Belgium

1931 Event - Juan Bautista Aznar becomes premier of Spain

1931 Birthday - Andreas "Andries" van Agt, Dutch premier, CDA, 1977-82

1931 Birthday - Toshiki Kaifu, premier of Japan, 1989-91

1930 Event - Georges Forbes succeeds Joseph Ward as premier of New Zealand

1930 Death - Arthur J Balfour, British theologist/premier (1902-05), dies at 81

1930 Birthday - Gaafar Muhammad Nimeiry, premier and president, Sudan

1929 Birthday - Milan Panic, premier of little Yugoslavia

1929 Death - Emile Loubet, French premier (1892)/president (1899-1906), dies at 90

1929 Death - Georges Clemenceau, French journalist/premier (1917-20), dies at 88

1929 Event - Ramsay MacDonald is 1st British premier to address U.S. Congress

1929 Death - Giitji Tanaka, Japanese baron/general/premier (1927-29), dies at 66

1929 Birthday - Nikolay Ryzhkov, Premier of U.S.S.R., 1985-1991

1929 Event - French premier A Briand requests a U.S. of Europe

1929 Event - Aristide Briand becomes premier of France

1929 Event - Thorvald Stauning becomes premier of Denmark

1928 Birthday - Mangosuthu Gatsha Buthelezi, premier of Kwazulu, Shaka Zulu

1928 Death - Giovanni Giolitti, 5x premier of Italy (1892..1921), dies

1928 Birthday - Sylvius G M "Boy" Rozendal, premier, Netherland's Antilles

1928 Death - Hubert H Asquith, premier Great Britain (1908-16), dies at 75

1928 Birthday - Zulfikar Ali Khan Bhutto, president/premier, Pakistan

1927 Event - Japan's Wakarsoeki government falls/Baron Tanaka becomes premier

1927 Birthday - Tadeusz Mazowiecki, premier of Poland, 1989-90

1926 Event - Leningrad: premier of Dmitri Sjostakovitsj' 1st Pianoconcert

1926 Event - General Pilsudski sets coup on premier Witos compared

1925 Birthday - Pierre Beregovoy, French premier, 1992-93

1925 Birthday - Datuk Seri Mahathir bin Mahamad, premier of Malaysia, 1981-

1925 Event - Greek premier Papanastasiou orders General Pangulos arrested

1925 Death - Leon Virginia Bourgeois, French premier (1895-96, Nobel 1920), dies at 74

1925 Death - Rene [Raphael] Viviani, French premier (1914-15), dies

1925 Birthday - Patrice E. Lumumba, born in Zaire, revolutionary/1st premier of Congo

1925 Event - Paul Painleve follows Edouard Herriot on as French premier

1925 Birthday - Abel Muzorewa, bishop/premier, Rhodesia

1925 Event - Premier Ahmed Zogu becomes president of Angola

1925 Event - Sandler follows Branting as premier of Sweden

1924 Birthday - Mario Soares, Socialist, premier of Portugal, 1976-78, 1983-

1924 Event - British premier Baldwin cancels Labor contract with U.S.S.R.

1924 Event - Gaston Doumergue elected as 1st protestant French premier

1924 Event - Greek parliament selects Admiral Paul Koundouriotis as premier

1924 Birthday - Robert G Mugabe, premier/president of Zimbabwe

1924 Event - Egyptian king Foead nominates Saad Zaghloel Pasja premier

1923 Birthday - Simon Peres, premier of Israel

1923 Event - Germany: Gustav Stresemann becomes premier of coalition government

1923 Event - Dutch Premier de Geer resigns

1923 Death - Alexander Stamboeliski, premier Bulgaria (1919-23), dies

1923 Event - Bulgarian premier Stamboeliski and King Boris III overthrown

1923 Event - Stanley Baldwin succeeds Andrew Bonar Law as British premier

1923 Birthday - Juan M G "Wancho" Evertsz, premier of Dutch Antilles, NVP, 1973-77

1923 Birthday - Forbes Burnham, premier Guyana, 1964-85

1922 Event - Benito Mussolini (Il Duce) becomes premier of Italy

1922 Event - William T. Cosgrave replaces Irish premier Collins

1922 Birthday - Rene Levesque, Quebec premier, 1976-85

1922 Birthday - Anchor Jorgenson, premier of Denmark, 1972-82

1922 Birthday - Mujib ur-Rahman, Pakistan, sheik/premier

1922 Birthday - Abdul Razak bin Hussain, premier of Malaysia, 1970-77

1922 Birthday - Yitzak Rabin, premier Israel, 1992-95, Nobel 1994

1922 Birthday - Eric Gairy, premier, Grenada

1922 Event - Irish Free State forms; Michael Collins becomes 1st premier

1921 Death - Takasji Hara, premier of Japan, murdered

1921 Death - Antonio Granjo, premier (Portugal), murdered

1921 Birthday - Robert Muldoon, premier New Zealand, 1975-84, chairman, IMF

1921 Birthday - Seretse Khama, 1st premier/president of Botswana, Bechuanaland

1921 Birthday - P V Narasimha Rao, premier of India, 1991-

1920 Birthday - Kaysone Phomvihane,/premier/president Laos, Pathet Lao, 1991-92

1920 Death - Abraham Kuyper, clergyman/Dutch premier (AR 1908-12), dies at 83

1920 Birthday - Barend Biesheuvel, Dutch premier, 1971-73

1919 Death - Theodoor H de Meester, Dutch lib premier (1905-08), dies at 68

1919 Birthday - Moise Tshombe, President of Katanga, then premier of the Congo, Zaire

1919 Death - Theodoor H de Meester, premier (1905-08), dies

1919 Event - Stambuliski becomes premier of Bulgaria

1919 Event - General John Smuts becomes premier of South Africa

1919 Birthday - Joop [Johannes] den Uyl, Dutch Premier, PVDA, 1973 - 1977

1919 Birthday - Paul Vanden Boeynants, premier Belgium, 1966-68, 1978-79

1919 Death - Kurt Eisner, premier Bayern (soc), murdered at 51

1919 Event - French premier Clemenceau injured during assassination attempt

1919 Birthday - Andrea George Papandreou, Greek premier, 1981-89, 93-

1919 Event - Pianist and statesman Ignace Paderewski becomes 1st premier of Poland

1919 Birthday - Giulio Andreotti, 7 x premier, Italy

1918 Birthday - Konstantinos Mitsottakis, premier of Greece, 1990-

1918 Event - Jhr Ch Ruys de Beerenbrouck becomes 1st Dutch Catholic premier

1918 Birthday - Yasuhiro Nakasone, premier of Japan, 1982-87

1918 Birthday - Cheddi B Jagan, dentist/founder PPP/Guyanese Premier, 1953, 1957-64

1918 Birthday - Karoly earl Khuen-Hedervary, Hungarian governor/premier, 1910-12

1918 Event - British premier Lloyd George demand for unified peace

1917 Birthday - Efrain Jonckheer, premier Dutch Antilles

1917 Death - Jules HPFX Vandenpeereboom, premier of Belgium (1899), dies at 73

1917 Birthday - Victor G M Marijnen, Dutch premier, 1963-65

1916 Death - Karl von Sturgkh, premier Austria, assassinated

1916 Birthday - Jagernath Lachmon, premier Suriname

1916 Birthday - Dom Mintoff, premier Malta

1916 Birthday - Ciro D Crown, premier of Dutch Antilles, 1968-69

1916 Birthday - Jopie [Johan A] Pengel, premier of Suriname, 1963-69

1915 Event - Aristide Briand becomes premier of France

1915 Birthday - Mariano Rumor, premier Italy

1915 Death - Sergei J Witte, Dutch count/premier of Russia, dies at 65

1915 Event - Greek King Constantine I fires premier Venizelos

1915 Birthday - Petrus de Jong, Dutch premier, KVP, 1967-71

1914 Birthday - Jens Otto Krag, premier of Denmark, 1962-68, 71-72

1914 Birthday - Jozef MLT Cals, Dutch premier, KVP, Mammoth Law

1914 Birthday - Abdel Karim Kassem, general/premier/dictator of Iraq, 1958-63

1912 Death - Jose Canalejas bon Mendez, premier of Spain (1910-12), murdered at 58

1912 Death - Jose Canalejas Y Mendez, premier Spain, murdered

1912 Death - August Beernaert, Belgian premier (1884-94, Nobel 1909), dies at 83

1912 Birthday - Ahmad H al-Bakr, Iraqi Field Marshal/president/premier

1912 Birthday - Janos Kadar, premier Hungary, 1956-58

1912 Birthday - Heinz Kuhn, German premier, North-Rhine Westphalia

1912 Birthday - Michel J-P Debre, premier of France, 1959-62

1912 Event - Raymond Poincare becomes premier of France

1911 Death - Pjotr A Stolypin, premier of Russia (1906-11), dies

1911 Death - Pjotr A Stolypin, premier of Russia (1906-11), dies

1911 Death - Pjotr A Stolypin, premier Russia (1906-11), murdered at 49

1911 Birthday - Todor C Zjivkov, Bulgaria partizan/premier/president

1911 Event - British premier Asquith holds secret meeting about British strategy in case of war with Germany

1911 Birthday - Thanom Kittikachorn, general/premier Thailand, 1958..73

1911 Birthday - Jozef Cyrankiewicz, premier Poland, 1947..70

1911 Birthday - Djuanda Kartawidjaja, premier of Indonesia

1911 Birthday - Georges Pompidou, banker/premier/president France

1911 Event - Freiherr Gautsch von Frankenthurn becomes premier

1911 Event - Failed assassination attempt on premier Briand in French Assembly

1911 Birthday - Johannes Bjelke-Petersen, premier, Queensland

1910 Event - Former Dutch premier Abraham Kuyper acquitted of corruption

1910 Death - Boetros Ghali, Egyptian premier, murdered

1909 Event - Former Dutch premier Abraham Kuyper denies corruption

1909 Birthday - Kwame Nkrumah, communist/premier Gold Coast/president Ghana, 1960-66

1909 Death - Kasimir Felix Badeni, Premier of Polish/Austria (1895-97), dies at 62

1909 Birthday - Sutan Sjahrir, premier of Indonesia, 1945-47

1909 Event - Richard Strauss' premier of "Electricity" in Dresden

1908 Birthday - Chivu Stoica, premier of Romania, 1955-61

1908 Death - Henry Campbell-Bannerman, British premier (1905-08), dies

1908 Event - Lord Asquith succeeds Henry Campbell-Bannerman as British premier

1908 Event - British premier Henry Campbell-Bannerman resigns

1908 Birthday - Amintore Fanfani, premier of Italy

1908 Event - Frans Schollaert succeeds De Trooz as premier of Belgium

1907 Birthday - Moises F da Costa Gomez, premier Dutch Antilles

1907 Birthday - U Nu, premier Burma, 1948-58, 1960-62

1907 Birthday - Mohammed Ayub Khan, general/premier/president, Pakistan

1907 Birthday - Jan M J van Houtte, premier Belgium, 1952-54

1907 Death - Nikola Petkow, premier (Bulgaria), murdered

1907 Event - General Louis Botha named premier of Transvaal

1907 Birthday - Pierre E J Pflimlin, premier France

1907 Birthday - Maurice Couve de Murville, France premier, 1968-69

1907 Birthday - Roy Welensky, Premier, Rhodesia/Nyasaland 1956-63

1906 Event - Georges Chemenceau succeeds Sarien premier of France

1906 Birthday - Marcello J das Neves Alves Caetano, premier of Portugal, 1968-74

1906 Event - Portugal's King Carlos I names Joao Franco premier

1905 Birthday - Guy Mollet, French socialist premier, 1956-57

1905 Event - Netherlands/Russian Count Witte becomes premier of Russia

1905 Death - Theodoros Delyannis, premier Greece, murdered

1905 Birthday - Wladislaw Gomulka, premier of Poland

1905 Event - Hungarian premier Tisza resigns

1905 Birthday - Pierre Mendes-France, French Premier, 1954-55

1904 Birthday - Shi Lal Bahadur Shastri, India premier, 1964-66

1904 Event - Dutch Premier Kuypers disbands 1st Chamber

1904 Birthday - Aleksei N Kosygin, Soviet premier, 1964-80

1903 Event - Alfred Deakin succeeds Edmund Baston as Australia premier

1903 Death - Robert A T G C Salisbury, British premier (1885..1902), dies at 73

1903 Birthday - Ali Sastroamidjojo, Indonesian attorney/minister/premier, 1953..7

1903 Birthday - Hans Hedtoft, premier Denmark, 1947..55

1903 Birthday - Abdulrahman, minister of Internal affairs/premier of Malaysia

1902 Birthday - Leopold Figl, premier of Austria

1902 Event - British premier Lord Salisbury resigns

1902 Birthday - Louis J. M. Beel, premier of Netherland, 1946-48, 58-59

1902 Death - Kalman Tisza, premier of Hungary (1875-90), dies at 71

1902 Death - Isaac D France van de Putte, Dutch premier (1866), dies at 79

1901 Birthday - Suvanna Phuma, premier of Laos

1901 Birthday - Hendrik F. Verwoerd, premier South Africa, 1958-66, assassinated

1901 Birthday - Jan de Quay, Dutch minister of war/premier, KVP, 1959-63

1901 Death - Francesco Crispi, Italian minister of War/premier, dies at about 82

1901 Event - Abraham Kuyper becomes premier of Netherlands

1901 Birthday - Tage F Erlander, Swedish premier, 1946-69

1901 Birthday - Rene-Jean Pleven, French premier, 1950-52

1901 Birthday - Eisaku Sato, premier of Japan, Nobel 1974

1901 Birthday - Mario Scelba, premier Italy, 1954-55

1900 Birthday - Ibrahim Abbud, general/premier Sudan, 1958-64

1900 Birthday - Urho K Kekkonen, premier/president Finland, 1956-81

1900 Event - General Luigi Pelloux resigns as premier of Italy

1900 Birthday - Jean Duvieusart, premier, Belgium 1950

1899 Birthday - Solomon WRD Bandaranaike, premier of Ceylon, 1956-59

1899 Birthday - Paul-Henri Spaak, Belgium, premier/Secretary-General of NATO, 1957-61

1898 Birthday - Achiel H. Acker, born in Belgian premier, 1945-46, 1954-58

1897 Death - Antonio Canovas del Castillo, premier of Spain, murdered at 69

1896 Birthday - Klement Gottwald, premier/president of Czechoslovakia, 1946-53

1896 Birthday - Nobusuke Kishi, premier of Japan, 1957-60

1896 Event - Premier of motion pictures (Koster and Bial's Music Hall, New York City)

1896 Event - Italian premier Crispi resigns

1896 Birthday - Ranchhodji Morarji Desai, premier of India, 1977-79

1896 Event - Cecil Rhodes resigns as premier of Cape colony

1895 Death - Eduard count von Taaffe, Austria premier (1868..93), dies at 62

1895 Birthday - Liaquat Al Khan, attorney/premier of Pakistan, 1947-51

1895 Birthday - Nikolai A. Bulganin, Gorki Russia, premier of U.S.S.R., 1955-58

1894 Birthday - Willem Schermerhorn, Netherlands premier, 1945-46

1894 Birthday - Sophocles Venizelos, premier of Greece, 1944, 50-51

1894 Event - German emperor Wilhelm II fires chancellor Leo von Caprivi and premier Botho zu Eulenburg

1894 Event - German emperor Wilhelm II fires Chancellor Leo von Caprivi and premier Botho zu Eulenburg

1894 Event - Premier Roseberry declares Uganda a British protectorate

1893 Death - Alexander Freiherr von Bach, premier of Austria (1852-59), dies at 80

1893 Birthday - John G Strijdom, premier of South Africa, 1954-58

1893 Birthday - Armand Calinescu, premier of Romania

1892 Birthday - Matyas Rakosi, Hungarian party leader/premier, 1952-53

1891 Birthday - Antoine Pinay, French premier, 1952, minister of Foreign affairs

1891 Birthday - Jomo Kenyatta, Kenya opposition leader/1st premier, 1963-78

1891 Birthday - Antonio Segni, premier/president, Italy

1890 Birthday - Charles de Gaulle, Lille France, premier of France

1890 Event - Cecil Rhodes becomes premier of Cape colony

1890 Death - Guyla Andr ssy Sr, earl/premier of Hungary (1867-71), dies at 66

1889 Birthday - Juan Negrin, Spanish anatomy/socialist premier, 1937-39

1889 Death - Alfred Potocki, premier Austrian/governor/viceroy of Galicia, dies

1889 Birthday - Antonio de Oliveira Salazar, premier/dictator Portugal, 1932-68

1889 Birthday - Pierre-etienne Flandin, French premier, 1934-35, and minister of Foreign affairs

1889 Birthday - Risto Ryti, Finnish premier/president

1888 Birthday - Benjamin Cremieux, French author, Le premier the la Classe

1888 Birthday - Georgios Papandreou, Greek prefect of Lesbos/minister/premier

1887 Birthday - Vidkun Al Quisling, Norwegian minister of Defense/premier, 1942-45

1887 Death - Ditler G Monrad, Danish bishop/premier (1863-..), dies at 75

1887 Birthday - Miklos Kallay, premier Hungary, 1942-44

1886 Birthday - Robert Schuman, French premier

1885 Birthday - Pieter S Gerbrandy, Dutch lawyer/premier in London, 1940-45.

1885 Birthday - Camille Chautemps, premier France

1884 Birthday - Joseph Pholien, Belgian premier, 1950 - 1952, communist hunter

1884 Birthday - Antonin Zapotocky, premier/president of Czechoslovakia

1884 Birthday - Ismet Inonu, Moestafa Ismet, Turkish gen/premier/president

1884 Birthday - Edouard Daladier, premier France, 1933..40

1884 Birthday - Edvard Benes, premier/president of Czechoslovakia, 1921-22, 35-48

1884 Birthday - Wang Tjing-Wei, premier China, 1932-35

1883 Birthday - Hubert M E Pierlot, Belgian advocate/premier, 1939-45

1883 Birthday - Nikolaos Plastiras, Greek premier, 1945, 50, 51-52

1882 Death - Leon Michel Gambetta, French attorney/premier (1881-82), dies at 44

1882 Death - Otto T Freiherr von Manteuffel, premier of Prussia, dies

1882 Birthday - Ion Antonescu, fascist premier/dictator of Roemenia

1881 Birthday - Wladyslaw Sikorski, premier Poland, WW II general

1881 Birthday - Aleksandr F Kerenski, Russian premier, 1917-Prelude to Bolshevism

1881 Birthday - Alcide de Gasperi, Italian premier, 1945 - 1953

1881 Birthday - Vaino A. Tanner, premier of Finland, 1926-27

1879 Birthday - Pal Teleki-von Szek, geographer/premier Hungary, 1920-21, 39-41

1879 Birthday - Friedrich Adler, Austria social-democrat/murderer of premier Sturgkh

1879 Event - Arabs capture Egyptian premier Nabar Pasha

1878 Birthday - Paul Reynaud, premier France, May-June 1940

1877 Birthday - Niceto A Zamora y Torres, premier/president of Spain, 1931-36

1876 Death - Gino Capponi, Italian marquis/literary/premier of Toscane, dies at 83

1874 Birthday - Daniel F Malan, premier of South Africa, 1948-54

1874 Event - Benjamin Disraeli replaces William Gladstone as English premier

1873 Birthday - Charles JM Ruys de Beerenbrouck, premier of Netherlands, 1918-25, 29-33

1872 Death - Johan R Thorbecke, literature/liberal premier, dies

1872 Birthday - Leon Blum, French premier, People's front government

1871 Birthday - Camille Huysmans, Belgian premier, 1946-47

1870 Birthday - Dirk J de Geer, Dutch premier, 1926-29, 39-40

1870 Birthday - Henri Jaspar, premier of Belgium, 1927-31

1869 Birthday - Hendrikus Colijn, Dutch premier, AR 1933-39

1869 Birthday - Henry graaf Carton de Wiart, Belgian literary/premier, 1920-21

1868 Birthday - Noach Zjordanija, Georgian veterinarian/premier, 1918-21

1867 Birthday - Kurt Eisner, German premier of revolutionary Bavaria, 1918-19

1867 Event - Gyula Andressy becomes premier of Hungary

1866 Event - German premier Otto von Bismarck seriously wounded in assassin attempt

1866 Birthday - James B. Hertzog, South African general/premier, 1914 - 1939

1864 Birthday - Eleftherios K Venizalos, premier of Greece, 1910-15, 28-32

1863 Birthday - Paul [Prudent] Painleve, French mathematician/minister/premier

1863 Birthday - Rene [Raphael] Viviani, French historian/social premier, 1914-15

1863 Birthday - Gaston Doumergue, premier/president of France, 1913..34

1863 Birthday - Wilhelm Marx, premier, Prussia

1862 Birthday - Jules Renkin, Belgian jurist/minister/premier, 1931-32

1862 Birthday - Pyotr A. Stolypin, premier Russia, 1906-11

1862 Birthday - Aristide Briand, born in France, 11x premier, 1909-22, Nobel 1926

1861 Event - Dutch Premier Floris A van Hall resigns

1860 Birthday - Ignacy Jan Paderewski, composer/1st premier of Poland, 1919-20

1860 Birthday - Victor E Orlando, Italy's premier, 1917-19

1857 Birthday - Jules de Trooz, baron/premier of Belgium, 1907

1856 Birthday - Theobald von Bethmann-Hollweg, German Chancellor/premier Prussia

1854 Birthday - Jose Canalejas contributes Mendez, premier of Spain, 1910-12

1852 Birthday - Hubert H Asquith, premier Great Britain, L, 1908-16

1851 Birthday - Theodoor H de Meester, Dutch premier, 1905-08

1851 Birthday - Frans Schollaert, Belgian premier, 1908-11

1851 Birthday - Leon Virginia Bourgeois, French premier, 1895-96, Nobel 1920

1849 Death - Louis count of Barrthyanyi, premier of Hungary, dies at 43

1849 Birthday - Sergei J Witte, Netherlands/Russian count/premier Russia

1849 Birthday - Karoly earl Khuen-Hedervary, Premier of Hungary, 1910-12

1848 Event - Premier earl Schimmelpenninck resigns

1847 Event - Bologna: church San Francisco dei Minori Conventuali initiated with premier of Rossini's Tantum ergo

1847 Death - Auguste De Polignac, premier France, dies at 66

1846 Birthday - Pierre M Waldeck-Rousseau, French Minister of Foreign affairs/premier

1846 Birthday - Kasimir F Badeni, Polish/Austrian premier of Cisleithanie

1846 Birthday - Pieter W A Cort van de Linden, Dutch premier, 1913-18

1846 Birthday - Nikola Pasic, Serbian nationalist/premier, 1891..1926

1844 Death - Henry Addington Lord Sidmouth, British premier (1801-04), dies at 86

1843 Birthday - Jules HPFX Vandenpeereboom, premier of Belgium, 1899

1842 Birthday - Giovanni Giolitti, 5x premier of Italy, 1892..1921

1842 Birthday - Alexandre Ribit, premier, France

1839 Birthday - Nicolaas G Pierson, Dutch banker/Suriname premier, 1897-1901

1838 Birthday - Emile Loubet, premier/president of France, 1892, 1899-1906

1838 Death - Jose B de Andrada e Silva, premier of Brazil (1822-23), dies at 74

1838 Birthday - Leon Michel Gambetta, French attorney/premier, 1881 - 1882

1837 Birthday - Abraham Kuyper, clergyman/Dutch premier, AR, 1908-12

1833 Birthday - Eduard earl von Taaffe, Austrian premier, 1868..93

1831 Birthday - Georg Leo earl von Caprivi, German chancellor/premier of Prussia

1830 Birthday - Kalman Tisza, premier of Hungary, 1875-90

1829 Birthday - August Beernaert, Belgian premier, 1884-94, Nobel-1909

1828 Birthday - Antonio Canovas del Castillo, premier of Spain

1823 Birthday - Guyla Andrassy Sr, premier of Hungary, 1867-71

1822 Birthday - Isaac D Fransen van de Putte, Dutch premier, 1866

1821 Birthday - Albert, duc de Broglie, France, premier, 1873-74, 1977

1821 Birthday - Ion Bratianu, Lib, premier of Romania, 1876-88

1818 Birthday - Francesco Crispi, Italian minister of War/premier

1818 Birthday - Antoine Dorion, L, joint premier of Canada, 1858, 1863-64

1815 Birthday - Henry Parkes, British journalist/premier of Australia

1813 Birthday - Alexander Freiherr von Bach, Austria attorney/premier, 1852-59

1811 Birthday - Ditler G Monrad, Danish theologist/bishop/premier, 1863-

1811 Death - John FE Acton, cruel premier of Naples, dies at 77

1811 Death - August Henry Fitzroy, English premier (1768-70), dies at 75

1806 Birthday - Louis count of Barrthyanyi, premier of Hungary

1806 Birthday - Lajos, Count Batthy ny, revolutionary premier of Hungary, 1848-49

1805 Birthday - Otto T Freiherr von Manteuffel, premier Prussia

1798 Birthday - Johan R Thorbecke, Premier of Netherlands, Lib-1849..72

1792 Birthday - Gino Capponi, Italian marquis/literary/premier of Toscane

1792 Death - Frederick 7th baron North, English premier (1770-82), dies at 60

1792 Death - John Stuart, 3rd earl of Bute/English premier (1760-63), dies at 78

1788 Birthday - Robert "Bobbie" Peel, British conservative premier/founder, Bobbies

1783 Event - William Pitt, Jr. (24) becomes British premier

1780 Birthday - Auguste De Polignac, premier France, Reponse mes adversaires

1778 Death - William Pitt Sr, English premier (1756-61, 66-68), dies at 69

1770 Death - George Grenville, British premier (1763-65)/Stamp Act, dies at 58

1766 Event - English premier Rockingham resigns

1763 Birthday - Jose B de Andrada e Silva, premier of Brazil

1763 Death - John Casteret earl Granville, English premier, dies at 72

1754 Event - Duke of Newcastle becomes English premier

1754 Event - Marquis of Ensenada becomes premier of Spain

1754 Death - Henry Pelham, English premier (1745, 46-54), Gin Act, dies at about 57

1754 Birthday - Charles-Maurice duke of Talleyrand-Perigord, French bishop/premier, 1815

1746 Event - Henry Pelham appointed English premier

1745 Death - Robert Walpole, 1st British premier (1722-42), dies at 68

1745 Death - Robert Walpole, 1st English premier (1722-42), dies at 68

1744 Event - English premier John Carteret resigns

1742 Event - Earl of Wilmington becomes British premier

1735 Birthday - August Henry Fitzroy, 3rd duke of Grafton/English premier

1734 Birthday - John F E Acton, cruel premier of Naples

1726 Event - Cardinal Fleury succeeds duke of Bourbon as French premier

1723 Death - Abbe Dubois, French archbishop of Canbrier/premier (1722-23), dies

1714 Event - English Queen Anne fires premier Robert Haley

1713 Birthday - John Stuart, 3rd earl of Bute, English premier, 1760-63

1711 Event - Antoin de Guiscard tries English premier Haley for murder

1688 Event - King James II fires premier Robert Spencer

1661 Birthday - Robert Haley, earl of Oxford/English premier, Whig, 1710-14

1661 Death - Don Luis Mendez de Haro, premier of Spain (1643-61), dies at about 63

1661 Event - French King Louis XIV ends office of premier

1661 Death - Jules Mazarin, Italian cardinal/premier of France, dies at 58

1648 Event - French premier cardinal Mazarin calls Saint Louis Chamber together

1645 Death - Gaspar de Guzman, premier of Spain (1621-43), dies at 58

1638 Event - Dutch Premier Van Joost speaks of "Hostage rights of Aemstel"

1598 Death - William Cecil 1st baron Burghley, English premier, dies at 77

1587 Birthday - Gaspar de Guzman, Count of Olivares, Premier of Spain, 1621-43

1585 Birthday - Armand-Jean du Plessicide de Richelieu, premier of France, 1624-42

1578 Birthday - Charles d'Albert duke of Luynes, premier of France/Governor of Picardie

1560 Death - Amy Robsart, wife of English premier Robert Dudley, dies by accident

1553 Death - John Dudley, English Lord Admiral/premier (1551-53), beheaded

1551 Event - English premier John Dudley appointed duke of Northumberland

1549 Event - John Dudley earl of Warwick becomes English premier

1524 Death - Thomas Howard 2nd duke of Norfolk, general/premier, dies at about 80

1520 Birthday - William Cecil 1st baron Burghley, English premier