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Suriname - Historical Events
Date Event
1666-12-30

Abraham Crijnssen departs to Suriname

1667-02-25

Abraham Crijnssens fleet reach Fort Willoughby on Suriname River

1667-02-27

Abraham Crijnssen conquerors Fort Willoughby (Zeelandia), Suriname

1667-02-28

English colony Suriname in Dutch hands

1667-07-31

Peace of Breda: 2nd English war-Suriname vs New-Netherlands ends

1667-10-18

English fleet plunders Suriname plantations

1683-05-21

West Indian Company sells 1/3 of Suriname

1712-10-08

French privateer Jacques Cassard seen on Suriname coast

1712-11-02

Suriname government gives French hijacker Jacques Cassard, ƒ682,800

1760-10-10

Suriname Colonial Regime signs treaty with Aukaners (ex-slaves)

1770-04-19

Amsterdam buys Van Aerssens family 1/3 part of Suriname

1771-11-16

West Indian Company & Amsterdam divide up Suriname

1774-08-10

1st Surinam newspaper (1st Wednesday Suriname) begins publishing

1782-08-14

Suriname forbids selling slave mothers without their babies

1789-11-05

Fleeing slaves under Bonni attack military post on Suriname

1799-08-13

British fleet under Lord Seymour overthrows Suriname

1802-12-02

Britain sells Suriname to the Netherlands

1804-04-28

31 British ships sail up Suriname river demanding transition colony from the Dutch

1804-05-06

Suriname sold to English (until Feb, 1816)

1816-02-27

Dutch regain Suriname

1821-01-21

Paramaribo Suriname catches fire, 4 die

1832-09-03

Rebellious slaves set fire to Paramaribo Suriname

1843-10-20

1st Chinese immigrant arrives in Suriname

1848-05-06

Otto Tank ends slavery in Suriname colony

1851-05-06

New slave regulations go into effect in Suriname

1862-10-20

Amnesty proclaimed for escaped slaves of Suriname

1863-06-30

Dutch colony Suriname counts population of 33,000 slaves

1863-07-01

Slavery abolished in Suriname & Dutch Antilles

1865-01-19

NV Suriname Bank established

1865-07-30

Pope Pius IX visits Suriname

1870-09-08

Netherlands & Britain sign "Koelietraktaat" Br-Indian contract work in Suriname

1873-06-04

1st contract workers of British-Indies Co arrives in Suriname

1876-12-08

Suriname begins compulsory education for 7-12 years

1884-09-26

Suriname army shoots on British-Indian contract workers, 7 killed

1885-03-20

John Matzeliger of Suriname patents shoe lacing machine

1890-08-09

First 44 Javans arrive in Suriname to work 5 years on sugar plantations

1891-05-12

Riot against tax increase in Paramaribo, Suriname

1891-07-27

Titus van Wyck succeeds M de Savornin Lohman as governor of Suriname

1905-03-28

Paramaribo-Dam railway opens in Suriname, never used

1905-09-14

Dutch AR-politician AWF Idenburg named governor of Suriname

1908-05-09

Dirk Fock becomes governor of Suriname

1916-05-24

Last British-Indian contract workers arrive in Suriname

1916-12-19

Suriname Bauxite Company forms in Paramaribo

1931-06-08

Suriname Work Committee under Louis Doedel forms in Paramaribo

1932-05-01

1st Suriname union congress at Paramaribo

1933-02-01

Colonial government arrests Anton de Kom in Paramaribo Suriname

1933-02-07

Colonial troops in Suriname kill 2 demonstrators

1933-05-10

Suriname worker's union leader A de Come banish to Netherlands

1940-06-05

Gov of Suriname & Neth Antilles refuse entry to Jewish refugees

1941-11-24

US troops land on Suriname to protect bauxite mine

1942-03-01

Suriname camp for NSB people opens to save Jews

1946-09-29

NPS, Nationale Party Suriname, forms

1949-05-30

NPS/VHP win 1st general election in Suriname

1950-01-20

Suriname becomes independent part in Realm of Netherlands

1952-05-02

Operations begin at United Suriname Workers of Netherlands which flew from London to Johannesburg carrying 36 passengers

1952-05-29

2nd Round Conference between Dutch Antilles & Suriname ends

1955-09-06

J van Tilburg appointed governor of Suriname

1957-09-02

1st edition newspaper the Ware Time (in Suriname), 1,700 die

1958-07-05

J Pengel forms government/Emanuels premier of Suriname

1963-04-27

"Jopie" Pengel forms government in Suriname

1964-02-01

Suriname River dammed

1964-09-28

Suriname governor A Currie resigns

1965-01-18

H L de Vries appointed Dutch governor of Suriname

1968-11-01

University of Suriname opens

1969-02-13

Suriname government of Pengel resigns

1973-02-28

Suriname government of Sedney arrests 13 union leaders

1973-11-19

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

1975-11-25

Netherlands grants Suriname independence (National Day)

1980-02-25

Coup ousts PM Henck Arron of Suriname

1980-02-26

Milt coup under Desi Bouterse in Suriname

1980-08-13

Suriname president Johan Ferrier ousted

1981-03-15

Suriname failed coup under sgt-mjr Wilfred Hawker

1982-02-04

Suriname premier Chin A Sen flees

1982-02-05

Chin A Sen ends term as president of Suriname

1982-02-05

Suriname pres Chin A Sen resigns & flees to Neth

1982-03-11

Failed military coup under Rambocus/Hawker in Suriname

1982-12-07

Suriname army under Desi Bouterse fires on radio station building

1982-12-08

Suriname army leader Bouterse murders 15 opponents

1986-03-24

Suriname army capt Etienne Boerenveen arrested for cocaine smuggling

1986-11-11

Suriname government proclaims gold purification

1986-11-21

Suriname army leader Desi Bouterse massacres Moiwana village

1987-09-30

Suriname constitution ratified

1988-01-25

Ramsewak Shankar sworn in as pres of Suriname

1989-06-07

Suriname SLM-173 (DC-8) crashes near Paramaribo Airport killing 173

1991-09-06

Ronald Venetiaan chosen president of Suriname

1992-07-10

SuriPop VII, Suriname Popular Song Festival

1993-05-11

Paramaribo Suriname TV studio destroyed by fire

1994-07-11

Suriname guilder devalued: NŸ1 = SŸ105

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Suriname - Birthdays
Date Event
1637-04-26

Philip J van Lichtenbergh, Governor of Suriname, baptized

1669-06-24

Francois van Aerssen, Dutch vice-admiral (Suriname/Algeria)

1692-05-03

Jan J Mauricius, Dutch governor-general of Suriname (1742-51)

1719-07-28

Jan Nepveu, governor-general of Suriname (1769-79) [or Aug 27]

1719-08-27

John/Jean Nepveu, Dutch governor of Suriname (1768-79)

1751-12-07

Jurrian F de Frederici, governor-General (Suriname)

1767-01-08

Abraham de Veer, Dutch governor-general of Suriname (1822-28)

1771-01-26

Jacob Andries van Braam, colonial director (Suriname)

1809-10-27

Peter "Peerke" Donders, Dutch RC missionary to Suriname

1813-02-13

Charles Pierre Schimpf, governor of Suriname (1855-59)

1832-01-09

Esquire Maurits A de Savornin Lohman, Dutch governor of Suriname

1839-02-07

Nicolaas G Pierson, Dutch banker/Suriname premier (1897-1901)

1849-08-29

Titus A J van Asch van Wijck, Dutch governor Suriname (1891-97)

1854-09-23

Cornelis W Lely, Dutch engineer/gov of Suriname (1902-05)

1865-10-03

Johannes IJWJ Eilerts de Haan, Dutch sea officer (Lucie R, Suriname)

1878-11-13

John C Kielstra, Dutch economist/governor of Suriname (1933-44)

1884-07-24

Abraham Rutgers, Dutch governor (Suriname, 1928-33)

1899-10-08

Pandit Rambharos Gangaram Panday, Suriname relig leader/co-found (VHP)

1900-06-16

Jan van Tilburg, governor Suriname (PVDA, 1955-62)

1903-11-07

Albert Helman, [Lou Lichtveld], Suriname politician/novelist

1903-11-07

Lodewijk AM "Lou" Lichtveld, [Albert Helman], Suriname author

1907-01-14

Sophie Redmond, Suriname's 1st female physician

1907-02-05

Jan Klaasesz, Dutch governor Suriname (1949-56)

1908-04-28

Arnoud Breeveld, Suriname bishop

1913-11-28

Hugo Pos, Suriname/Neth WW II prosecutor of minor war crimes Tokyo

1915-04-25

A J A Quintus Bosz, Indonesian/Suriname lawyer

1916-01-20

Jopie [Johan A] Pengel, premier of Suriname (1963-69)

1916-04-30

Dugo D Schenker, Suriname/Antillian producer

1916-09-21

Jagernath Lachmon, premier Suriname

1917-02-25

Asta E R Elstak, Suriname/Dutch social worker

1917-10-01

René A de Rooy, Suriname/Antillian poet (Juancho Picaflor)

1919-04-21

Franc [Franklin E] Essed, Suriname agricultural eng, Oper Grasshopper)

1921-06-11

Beatrice "Fiet" van Ommeren-Samson, Suriname writer

1925-05-30

Eddy Bruma, Suriname politician

1926-07-19

Max Sordam, Suriname warden/writer (Dictionary Sranantongo)

1929-05-20

Andre Carolus Cirino, Suriname/Indian poet

1934-12-01

Hilly Axwijk, Suriname social worker

1936-06-18

R Ronald Venetian, [Vene], president Suriname (1991- )

1938-06-02

Frits Wols, [Eugene W Wong Loi Sing], Suriname, sec-gen (UNESCO)

1940-09-14

Leo H Ferrier, Suriname writer (Atman)

1941-05-02

Jules Wijdenbosch, premier Suriname

1941-12-20

Frank Creton, Suriname/Neth painter

1947-03-26

Carmen Krolis, Suriname/Neth singer

1953-10-14

Marcel R Zeeuw, Suriname lt-colonel (coup 1982)

1953-10-22

Roy Ristie, Suriname/Neth radio host (Apintie, Kankantrie)

1956-11-07

Denise Jannah, [Zeefuik], Suriname jazz singer (Farmer's Market)

1959-06-12

Kenneth D Herdigein, Suriname/Dutch actor (Say A)

1960-02-27

Bolik Dahan, Suriname singer/radio host (Radio KBC)

1960-10-24

Carolien de Windt, Suriname/Dutch singer (Mai Tai)

1961-03-29

Ane-Marie Sanches, newscaster (Suriname TV/Radio)

1962-09-01

Ruud Gullit, Suriname/Dutch soccer star (Feyenoord, PSV, AC Milan)

1963-05-15

George Heidweiler, Suriname, Dutch painter

1963-10-15

Stanley Menzo, Suriname/Dutch soccer goaltender (Ajax/PSV)

1967-11-25

Anthony Nesty, swimmer (won Suriname's 1st gold olympic medal)

1970-11-25

Saskia Sibilo, Miss Suriname (1990)

1971-01-16

Ulrich van Gobbel, Suriname/Dutch soccer player (Feyenoord)

1971-08-25

Quintis "Chico" Ristie, Suriname radio host

1972-03-04

Sherida Pawiroredjo, Suriname Miss Indra Maju (1993)

1974-01-19

Gregory Playfair, Suriname/Dutch soccer player (PSV)

1974-06-13

Harvey Esajas, Suriname/Dutch soccer player (Feyenoord)

1974-07-13

Jean ..., Miss Suriname 1993

1975-02-19

Raymond Graanoogst, Suriname/Dutch soccer player (FC Utrecht)

1976-01-27

Mike Ferrier, Suriname/Dutch soccer player (FC Volendam, Salernitana)

1977-09-17

Latoya Warning, Suriname 4th Miss Teenager (1993)

Suriname - Deaths
Date Event
1669-06-18

Abraham Crijnssen, Swiss admiral, conquered Suriname, dies

1688-07-19

Cornelis van Aerssen, governor of Suriname (1683-88), murdered at 50

1740-07-19

Francois van Aerssen, Dutch vice-admiral (Suriname), dies at 71

1768-03-21

Jan J Mauricius, Dutch governor-gen of Suriname (1742-51), dies at 75

1779-02-27

Jan Nepveu, Dutch gov-gen of Suriname (1769-79), dies at 59

1812-10-11

Jurriaan F de Frederici, Dutch governor-gen (Suriname), dies at 60

1838-02-01

Abraham de Veer, Dutch gov-gen of Suriname (1822-28), dies at 71

1889-08-24

Jan E Matzeliger, Suriname inventor (shoe lacing machine), dies

1892-09-24

Cornelis A van Sypesteyn, Dutch governor of Suriname, dies at 69

1899-07-12

Esquire Mauritius A de Savornin Lohman, gov of Suriname, dies at 67

1902-09-09

Titus AJ van Asch van Wijck, gov of Suriname (1891-97), dies at 53

1909-12-24

Nicolaas G Pierson, director Suriname/Dutch Bank, dies at 80

1910-08-29

John YWJ Eilerts de Cock, sea officer (Suriname), dies at 44

1929-01-14

Cornelis W Lely, Dutch Governor of Suriname (1902-05), dies at 74

1945-04-24

Anton de Kom, Suriname resistance fighter, dies at 47

1951-04-03

Johannes C Kielstra, Dut economist/gov (Suriname 1933-44), dies at 72

1970-06-04

Jopie [Johan A] Pengel, premier Suriname, dies

1970-06-05

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

1974-10-17

René A de Rooy, Suriname/Antillean poet, dies at 57

1981-06-16

Humphrey Keervelt, director (Suriname Planning Bureau), murdered

1982-03-13

Wilfred Hawker, Suriname sgt-major, executed

1982-12-08

Andre Kamperveen, Suriname minister, murdered

1982-12-08

Bram Behr, Suriname revolutionary, murdered

1982-12-08

Cyrill Daal, Suriname worker's union leader, murdered

1982-12-08

Frank Wijngaarde, Suriname journalist, murdered

1982-12-08

Harald Riedewald, Suriname attorney, murdered

1982-12-08

John Baboeram, Suriname lawyer, murdered

1982-12-08

Jozef Slagveer, Suriname journalist, murdered

1982-12-08

Leckie, Suriname scholar, murdered

1982-12-08

Leslie Rahman, Suriname journalist, murdered

1982-12-08

Surendre Rambocus, Suriname army lieutenant, murdered

1983-02-02

Roy Horb, Suriname sergeant/putschist, commits suicide

1988-05-05

Tamara Pos, Suriname/Dutch activist

1989-06-07

Milton van Embricqs, Suriname/Dutch publicist, dies

1989-06-07

Percy Stuart, Suriname/Dutch sports journalist, dies

1989-08-26

Henk Heidweiller, ambassador of Suriname, dies

1990-08-05

Herman Gooding, Suriname police-inspector, dies

1991-07-16

Cornelis Z Forster, [Da Kuneisi], Suriname granman/gaanman, dies

1991-09-22

Pandit Rambharos Gangaram Panday, Suriname religious leader, dies

1993-01-05

Henk Knol, Suriname MP (PvdA), dies at 61

1993-07-29

AJA Quintus Bosz, Indonesian/Suriname lawyer, dies at 78

1994-08-02

Bhagwatpersad Ausan, commandant Suriname military police, dies at 38

1994-12-26

Asta ER Elstak, Suriname/Neth welfare worker, dies at 74

1995-02-10

Louis Sen A Kaw, Suriname's great dam builder, dies at 75


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