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President - Notable Historical Events

John SmithSep 10, 1608

John HancockMay 24, 1775

John JaySep 28, 1779

George WashingtonNov 2, 1783

Thomas JeffersonMar 22, 1790

John AdamsNov 3, 1796

Alessandro VoltaMar 20, 1800

NapoleonJan 25, 1802

Alexander HamiltonJul 11, 1804

James MadisonDec 7, 1808

James MonroeNov 7, 1820

Simon BolivarSep 10, 1823

John Quincy AdamsFeb 9, 1825

Andrew JacksonDec 3, 1828

John C. CalhounDec 28, 1832

Martin Van BurenDec 7, 1836

Henry ClayFeb 7, 1839

William Henry HarrisonDec 2, 1840

John TylerApr 4, 1841

James K. PolkDec 4, 1844

Zachary TaylorNov 7, 1848

Abraham LincolnMar 10, 1849

Millard FillmoreJul 10, 1850

George BancroftFeb 21, 1852

Franklin PierceNov 2, 1852

James BuchananNov 4, 1856

Jefferson DavisFeb 4, 1861

Andrew JohnsonJun 13, 1865

Alexander H. StephensOct 11, 1865

Ulysses GrantMar 4, 1869

Rutherford B. HayesMar 2, 1877

Frederick DouglassMar 18, 1877

James A GarfieldNov 2, 1880

Chester A. ArthurSep 20, 1881

Grover ClevelandNov 4, 1884

Samuel GompersDec 8, 1886

Benjamin HarrisonMar 4, 1889

William McKinleyNov 3, 1896

Theodore RooseveltSep 14, 1901

Henry FordOct 22, 1906

President TaftMar 4, 1909

Woodrow WilsonNov 5, 1912

Calvin CoolidgeAug 3, 1923

Herbert HooverJun 14, 1928

Hipólito YrigoyenSep 6, 1930

HitlerApr 10, 1932

FDRJul 1, 1932

Fulgencio BatistaSep 4, 1933

Getulio VargasNov 16, 1933

Douglas MacArthurFeb 22, 1942

Harry TrumanAug 8, 1945

Ho Chi MinhMar 2, 1946

Manuel RoxasMay 28, 1946

Syngman RheeJul 20, 1948

J. Edgar HooverJan 11, 1953

Ted LindsayFeb 11, 1957

Fidel CastroMay 24, 1958

Charles de GaulleJan 13, 1959

Richard NixonJul 27, 1960

JFKNov 8, 1960

Lyndon B. JohnsonAug 19, 1961

KhrushchevOct 28, 1962

Jomo KenyattaJun 1, 1964

Lee Harvey OswaldSep 27, 1964

Mobutu Sese SekoNov 24, 1965

Ferdinand MarcosDec 30, 1965

Gnassingbé EyadémaApr 14, 1967

Nguyen Van ThieuSep 3, 1967

Jimmy StewartMay 31, 1968

Yasser ArafatFeb 7, 1969

Georges PompidouJun 20, 1969

Quincy JonesApr 15, 1972

Jim ThorpeOct 20, 1973

Gerald FordSep 2, 1974

Ronald ReaganNov 20, 1975

Jimmy CarterNov 2, 1976

Saddam HusseinAug 8, 1979

Hosni MubarakOct 7, 1981

John Paul IIJun 7, 1982

Martin Luther KingNov 2, 1983

Mikhail GorbachevNov 19, 1985

MugabeDec 30, 1987

George SteinbrennerJan 19, 1989

President BushMar 9, 1989

Deng XiaopingMay 16, 1989

Nelson MandelaJul 5, 1989

Boris YeltsinMay 29, 1990

Benazir BhuttoAug 6, 1990

Barbara BushSep 29, 1990

Bill ClintonNov 3, 1992

LeninNov 16, 1993

Ken DrydenMay 30, 1997

Monica LewinskyJan 7, 1998

Bill GatesJan 13, 2000

Kim Jong-ilJun 13, 2000

George W. BushAug 9, 2001

Dick CheneyJun 29, 2002

Isiah ThomasDec 22, 2003

Ellen Johnson-SirleafNov 23, 2005

Mahmoud AhmadinejadApr 11, 2006

B.B. KingDec 15, 2006

Nicolas SarkozyMay 16, 2007

Aleksandr SolzhenitsynJun 12, 2007

Barack ObamaAug 27, 2008

Cam NeelyJun 16, 2010

Vladimir PutinMay 7, 2012

Joe SakicMay 10, 2013

Phil JacksonMar 18, 2014

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President - Historical Events
Date Event
1553-07-20

John Dudley, Lord President of the Council under Edward VI, captured in Cambridge

1608-09-10

John Smith elected president of Jamestown colony council, Va

1775-05-24

John Hancock is unanimously elected President of the Continental Congress

1779-09-28

American Revolution: Samuel Huntington is elected President of the Continental Congress, succeeding John Jay.

1781-11-05

John Hanson elected first "President of US in Congress assembled"

1783-11-02

General George Washington, later 1st American President, bids farewell to his army after the American Revolutionary War

1784-03-05

Thomas Townshend, 1st Viscount Sydney is named President of the Board of Trade.

1786-02-13

Abraham Baldwin selected president of University of Georgia

1787-02-02

Arthur St. Clair is elected the 9th President of the President of the Continental Congress under the Articles of Confederation.

1789-02-04

1st US electoral college chooses Washington & Adams as President and Vice-President

1789-04-23

President-elect George Washington moves into Franklin House, NY

1789-04-30

George Washington inaugurated as 1st president of the United States of America

1789-09-24

President George Washington nominates John Jay the 1st Chief Justice

1790-01-08

1st US President George Washington delivers 1st state of the union address

1790-03-22

Thomas Jefferson becomes the 1st US Secretary of State under President Washington

1792-03-24

Benjamin West (US) becomes president of Royal Academy of London

1792-12-05

George Washington re-elected as US president

1793-09-18

US President George Washington lays cornerstone of Capitol building

1796-09-19

George Washington's farewell address as president

1796-11-03

John Adams elected president of the United States of America

1797-03-04

John Adams inaugurated as 2nd president of US

1798-06-25

US passes Alien Act allowing president to deport dangerous aliens

1800-03-20

Alessandro Volta reports his discovery of the electric battery in a letter to Joseph Banks, president of the Royal Society of London

1800-11-01

John Adams becomes the first US president to live in White House

1801-02-17

US House of Representatives breaks electoral college tie, chooses Thomas Jefferson President over Burr

1801-03-04

1st US President inaugurated in Washington DC (Thomas Jefferson)

1802-01-25

Napoleon Bonaparte elected president of Italian (Cisalpine) Republic

1804-02-25

Thomas Jefferson nominated for US President at Democratic-Republican caucus

1804-07-11

Vice President of the United States Aaron Burr mortally wounds former Secretary of the Treasury Alexander Hamilton in a duel.

1804-12-05

Thomas Jefferson re-elected US President, George Clinton Vice President

1808-12-07

James Madison elected 4th US President and George Clinton Vice-President

1809-03-04

Madison becomes 1st president inaugurated in American-made clothes

1811-01-02

US Sen Thomas Pickering is 1st senator censured (revealed confidential documents communicated by the president of the US)

1811-02-11

President Madison prohibits trade with Britain for 3rd time in 4 years

1811-12-26

A theater fire in Richmond, Virginia kills the Governor of Virginia George William Smith and the president of the First National Bank of Virginia Abraham B. Venable.

1812-12-02

James Madison re-elected president of US, E Gerry vice-pres

1820-11-07

James Monroe re-elected US president

1821-03-05

Monroe is 1st US president inaugurated on March 5th, because 4th was Sun

1822-01-15

Greek War of Independence: Demetrius Ypsilanti is elected president of the legislative assembly.

1823-01-27

President Monroe appoints 1st US ambassadors to South America

1823-09-10

Simon Bolivar named president of Peru

1823-12-02

President James Monroe declares his "Monroe Doctrine"

1825-02-09

House of Representatives elects John Quincy Adams 6th US president

1825-03-04

John Quincy Adams inaugrated as 6th president

1827-08-22

José de La Mar becomes President of Peru.

1828-05-19

U.S. President John Quincy Adams signs the Tariff of 1828/Tariff of Abominations into law to protect industry in the North

1828-12-03

Andrew Jackson elected 7th US President

1829-03-04

Andrew Jackson inaugurated as 7th US President

1829-03-04

Unruly crowd mobs White House during President Jackson inaugural ball

1829-08-25

President Jackson makes an offer to buy Texas, but Mexican government refuses

1830-05-13

Republic of Ecuador is founded, with Juan Jose Flores as president

1831-12-05

Former US President John Q Adams takes his seat as a member of House of Representatives

1832-07-10

President Jackson vetoed legislation to re-charter 2nd Bank of US

1832-12-05

Andrew Jackson re-elected President of US

1832-12-28

John C. Calhoun becomes 1st VP to resign (differences with President Jackson)

1834-01-29

President Jackson orders first use of US troops to suppress a labor dispute

1834-03-28

Senate censure President Jackson for taking fed deposits from Bank of US

1835-01-30

Richard Lawrence misfires at President Andrew Jackson in Washington DC in 1st attempted assassination of a US President

1836-07-01

US President Andrew Jackson announces to Congress bequest by James Smithson of 100,000 gold sovereigns to found institution in Washington.

1836-09-05

Sam Houston elected president of Republic of Texas

1836-12-07

Martin Van Buren elected 8th president

1837-03-03

US President Andrew Jackson & Congress recognizes Republic of Texas

1837-03-04

Martin Van Buren inaugrated as 8th president

1839-02-07

Henry Clay declares in Senate "I had rather be right than president"

1840-12-02

William Henry Harrison elected the 9th President of the United States of America

1841-04-04

Vice President John Tyler becomes the 10th President of the United States after the death of President William Henry Harrison

1844-12-04

James K. Polk elected 11th US President

1845-01-23

Uniform US election day for president & VP authorized

1845-03-01

President Tyler signs a resolution annexing the Republic of Texas

1845-03-04

James K. Polk inaugurated as 11th US President

1845-12-02

Manifest Destiny: US President James K. Polk announces to Congress that the United States should aggressively expand into the West.

1848-01-03

Joseph Jenkins Roberts is sworn in as the first President of the independent African Republic of Liberia.

1848-08-09

US Barnburners (anti-slavery) party merges with Free Soil Party nominating Martin Van Buren for president

1848-11-07

General Zachary Taylor elected as 12th President of US

1848-12-05

President Polk triggers Gold Rush of 1849 by confirming gold discovery in California

1849-02-14

In New York City, James Knox Polk becomes first serving US President to have his photograph taken (by Matthew Brady).

1849-03-04

US had no president, Polks term ends on a Sunday, Taylor couldn't be sworn-in, Sen David Atchison (pres pro tem) term ended Mar 3rd

1849-03-05

Zachary Taylor sworn in as 12th US president

1849-03-10

Abraham Lincoln applies for a patent (the US president to do so) for a device to lift a boat over shoals and obstructions

1850-07-10

Millard Fillmore sworn in as president of US (replacing Taylor)

1851-12-02

French President Charles Louis Bonaparte in a Coup d'etat overthrows the Second Republic establishing himself as Emperor.

1852-02-21

George Bancroft becomes the American Geographical Society's first president

1852-11-02

Franklin Pierce elected as president of US

1853-06-24

Gadsden Purchase 29,670-square-mile (76,800 square km) from Mexico (now southern Arizona and New Mexico) for $10 million signed by President Franklin Pierce

1856-02-18

The American Party (Know-Nothings) convenes in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to nominate its first Presidential candidate, former President Millard Fillmore.

1856-11-04

James Buchanan elected 15th US president

1858-01-09

Anson Jones, the last President of the Republic of Texas, commits suicide.

1858-08-16

Britain's Queen Victoria telegraphs US President James Buchanan

1860-05-18

Republican Party nominates Abraham Lincoln for president

1860-11-06

Abraham Lincoln (Rep-R-Ill) elected 16th American President

1861-01-01

President-elect of the United States Abraham Lincoln declares slavery in Confederate states unlawful (US Civil War)

1861-02-04

Confederate constitutional convention meets for 1st time; Jefferson Davis elected president of Confederacy (US Civil War)

1861-02-09

Jefferson Davis & Alexander Stephens elected president & VP of the Confederate States of America (US Civil War)

1861-02-11

President-elect Lincoln takes train from Spingfield IL to Washington DC

1861-02-13

Abraham Lincoln declared president in Washington DC

1861-02-18

Confederate President Jefferson Davis inaugurated at Montgomery Alabama (US Civil War)

1861-03-04

Abraham Lincoln is inaugurated as 16th US President

1861-03-04

US President Lincoln opens government Printing Office

1861-04-15

Federal army (75,000 volunteers) mobilized by US President Lincoln (US Civil War)

1861-04-16

US president Lincoln outlaws business with confederate states (US Civil War)

1861-04-27

President A Lincoln suspends writ of habeas corpus (US Civil War)

1861-04-30

President Lincoln ordered Federal Troops to evacuate Indian Territory (US Civil War)

1861-11-06

Jefferson Davis elected to 6 year term as Confederate president

1862-08-14

Abraham Lincoln receives the 1st group of African Americans to confer with a US president

1862-09-22

President Lincoln, says he will free slaves in all states on Jan 1

1862-12-31

President Lincoln signs act admitting West Virginia to the Union

1863-01-12

President Davis delivers his "State of Confederacy" address

1863-03-27

American Confederate President Jefferson Davis calls for this to be a day of fasting & prayer

1863-07-30

President Lincoln issues "eye-for-eye" order to shoot a rebel prisoner for every black prisoner shot

1863-11-19

US President Lincoln delivers his Gettysburg address beginning; "Four score & seven years ago..."

1864-06-07

Abraham Lincoln renominated for US President by Republican Party

1864-07-17

CSA President Davis replaces Gen Joe Johnston with John Bell Hood

1864-07-18

President Lincoln asks for 500,000 volunteers for milt service

1864-10-01

John S Staples is paid $500 as a substitute for President Lincoln

1864-10-20

US President Lincoln formally establishes Thanksgiving as a national holiday

1864-11-08

Abraham Lincoln (R) elected to his 2nd term as American President

1865-01-28

Confederate President Jefferson Davis names 3 peace commissioners

1865-03-04

President Lincoln inaugurated for his 2nd term as US president

1865-03-06

President Lincoln's 2nd Inaugural Ball

1865-04-02

CSA President Jefferson Davis flees Confederate capital of Richmond, VA

1865-04-14

President Abraham Lincoln is shot by John Wilkes Booth at Ford's Theater

1865-05-02

US President Johnson offers $100,000 reward for capture of Jefferson Davis

1865-05-19

President Jefferson Davis is captured by Union Cavalry in Georgia

1865-06-13

President Andrew Johnson proclaims reconstruction of confederate states

1865-08-20

President Andrew Johnson proclaims an end to "insurrection" in Texas

1865-10-11

President Andrew Johnson paroles Confederate States VP Alexander H. Stephens

1866-03-27

President Johnson vetoes civil rights bill; it later becomes 14th amendment

1866-04-02

US President Johnson ends civil war in Ala, Ark, Fla, Ga, Miss, La, NC, SC, Tn & Va

1866-04-09

Civil Rights Bill passes over President Andrew Johnson's veto

1866-08-20

President Andrew Johnson formally declares US Civil War over

1867-01-08

African American men granted the right to vote in Washington, D.C. despite President Johnson's veto

1867-01-11

Benito Juárez becomes the Mexican president again.

1867-03-23

Congress passes 2nd Reconstruction Act over President Andrew Johnson's veto

1867-06-20

US President Andrew Johnson announces purchase of Alaska

1867-07-19

US Congress passed 3rd Reconstruction Act over President Andrew Johnson's veto

1867-08-12

US President A Johnson defies Congress suspending Secretary of War Edwin Stanton

1867-11-25

US Congress commission looks into "impeachment" of President Andrew Johnson

1868-02-24

House of Reps vote 126 to 47, to impeach President Andrew Johnson

1868-03-05

US Senate organizes to decide charges against President Andrew Johnson

1868-03-13

Senate begins US President Andrew Johnson's impeachment trial

1868-05-16

By one vote, US Senate fails to impeach President Andrew Johnson

1868-05-26

President Andrew Johnson avoids impeachment by 1 vote

1868-06-25

US President Andrew Johnson passes a law that government workers would work 8 hr day

1868-12-25

Despite bitter opposition, President A Johnson grants unconditional pardon to all persons involved in Southern rebellion (Civil War)

1869-03-04

Ulysses Grant inaugurated as 18th US President

1870-07-30

The Republic of Klipdrift is proclaimed by Transvaal President Andries Pretorius after the discovery of diamonds in South Africa in 1866 resulted in a flood of treasure hunters; ownership of the diamond fields was contested by the Boer republics

1870-09-04

The Third French Republic proclaimed as French overthrow Emperor Napoleon III (who ironically was the elected president of the Second French Republic) after his defeat by Prussia at Sedan

1871-04-20

3rd Enforcement Act (President can suspend writ of habeas corpus)

1871-10-12

US President Grant condemns Ku Klux Klan

1871-10-17

President Grant suspends writ of habeas corpus during US Civil War

1872-11-05

Ulysses S. Grant re-elected US President

1873-06-18

Susan B. Anthony fined $100 for voting for President

1875-01-05

President Grant sends federal troops to Vicksburg, Miss

1876-10-26

President sends federal troops to SC

1877-03-02

Rutherford B. Hayes (R) declared president despite Samuel J Tilden (D) winning the popular vote, but is 1 electoral vote shy of victory

1877-03-03

Rutherford B. Hayes is sworn in as the 19th US president

1877-03-05

Rutherford B. Hayes inaugurated as 19th US president

1877-03-18

President Hayes appoints Frederick Douglass marshal of Wash DC

1877-04-27

President Hayes removes Federal troops from LA, Reconstruction ends

1878-05-19

Blanche Kelso Bruce appointed register of treasury by President Garfield

1878-06-11

DC is given a new government by Congress, 3 commissioners appointed by president (change in 1974)

1879-01-02

Dr Benjamin E Mays, named president of Atlanta Board of Education

1879-01-30

French President MacMahon resigns

1879-05-31

Madison Square Garden opens in New York, named after 4th President James Madison

1880-09-09

President Hayes visits SF

1880-11-02

James A Garfield (R) elected 20th US President

1881-03-04

James A Garfield inaugurated as 20th president

1881-03-04

South African president Kruger accepts ceasefire

1881-07-02

US President James Garfield shot by Charles J Guiteau a disappointed office-seeker; Garfield died 79 days later

1881-09-20

Chester A. Arthur sworn in as 21st president

1881-11-14

Charles J Guiteau went on trial for assassination of President Garfield

1883-04-16

Paul Kruger chosen as president of Transvaal

1884-11-04

Grover Cleveland (D) beats James G Blaine (R) for his 1st presidential term. The only American president to serve 2 non-consecutive terms

1885-03-04

Grover Cleveland inaugrated as 1st US Democratic President since Civil War

1886-10-28

Statue of Liberty dedicated by US President Grover Cleveland, celebrated by first confetti (ticker tape) parade in New York City

1886-12-08

American Federation of Labor (AFL) formed by 26 craft unions Samuel Gompers elected AFL president

1887-02-08

The Dawes Act authorized the President of the United States to survey Native American tribal land and divide it into individual allotments.

1887-04-10

President Abraham Lincoln's re-buried with his wife in Springfield, Ilinois

1887-12-02

French president Grevy (80) resigns

1888-06-05

US Democrats nominate Grover Cleveland for president

1888-06-23

Frederick Douglass is 1st African-American nominated for US President

1889-02-22

US President Cleveland signs bill to admit Dakotas, Montana & Washington state to the union

1889-03-04

Benjamin Harrison inaugurated as 23rd president

1889-12-09

President Harrison visits opening of Chicago Auditorium

1890-06-23

In an effort to solve the 'Uitlander' grievances regarding voting rights, President Paul Kruger institutes a Second Volksraad, responsible for controlling local matters.

1890-08-30

President Benjamin Harrison signed the first U.S. law requiring inspection of meat products

1890-09-24

President of Mormon Church in Salt Lake City issues a manifesto advising members that teaching & practice of polygamy should be abandoned

1892-08-20

The Transvaal National Union, a political organisation, is set up with J. Tudhope as president

1892-11-08

Grover Cleveland (D) elected 24th US President

1893-01-06

The Washington National Cathedral is chartered by Congress. The charter is signed by President Benjamin Harrison.

1893-03-04

Grover Cleveland (D) inaugrated as 24th US President (2nd term)

1893-04-22

Paul Kruger elected president of Transvaal for 3rd time

1894-07-04

Republic of Hawaii proclaimed, Sanford B Dole as president

1895-01-17

French president Casimir-Perier resigns

1895-01-17

Félix Faure installed as president of France

1895-05-25

The Republic of Formosa is formed, with Tang Ching-sung as the president.

1896-11-03

William McKinley (R) defeats William Jennings Bryan (D) for president

1897-03-04

William McKinley inaugurated as 25th president of US

1898-04-11

President McKinley asks for Spanish-American War declaration

1898-04-22

US President McKinley orders blockade of Cuban harbors

1898-06-23

Emilio Aguinaldo issues a decree replacing his dictatorial government with a revolutionary government, with himself as President

1899-01-23

Emilio Aguinaldo is sworn in as President of the First Philippine Republic.

1899-02-16

President Félix Faure of France dies in office.

1899-10-09

South Africa President Kruger routes British authorities ultimatum

1900-03-06

After a meeting in Indianapolis, USA, a group forms the Social Democratic Party and nominates Eugene Debs as its candidate for President in the forthcoming election (becomes the Socialist Party in 1901)

1900-03-12

President Steyn of Orange Free state flees from Bloemfontein

1900-05-28

Paul Kruger, President of the Boer Republic of South Africa, flees its capital, Pretoria, and goes to Watervalboven to evade the advancing British.

1900-06-19

In the USA, the Republican Party nominate President William McKinley for re-election, but choose a new candidate for Vice-President: Theodore Roosevelt

1900-07-15

President Steyn/General De Law escape Brandwater Basin

1900-09-11

President Paul Kruger crosses border into Mozambique

1900-09-17

USA, Anthracite coal miners go out on strike for better wages until the October 25, by which time the owners are persuaded that their stand is harming President McKinley's campaign

1900-10-19

South African President Paul Kruger departs for Europe

1900-11-06

Republican President William McKinley and his Vice President, Theodore Roosevelt, defeat Democrats' William Jennings Bryan in the US elections

1900-11-22

Paul Kruger, exiled President of the Boer Republic of South Africa, is given a popular welcome when he lands at Marseilles, France

1900-11-30

The First Isthmian Canal Commission, appointed by the President having examined possible routes for a canal, issues its report favoring that through Nicaragua over the Panama route

1900-12-01

Exiled South African president Paul Kruger visits Flanders and on the same day is declined a visit from the German Kaiser

1900-12-01

Portifiro Diaz is inaugurated for his 6th consecutive term as President of Mexico

1900-12-02

Exiled South African president Paul Kruger arrives in Germany, though the Kaiser refuses the meet him

1901-03-04

President William McKinley inaugurated for 2nd term as president; Theodore |Roosevelt serves as Vice President

1901-05-12

US President McKinley visits San Francisco

1901-09-06

US President William McKinley is shot by Leon Czolgosz, an anarchist, while visiting the Pan-American Exposition in New York

1901-09-14

Theodore Roosevelt is sword in as President, the youngest man to serve as President of the US, after William McKinley finally dies after an anarchist shoots him in Buffalo

1901-12-31

In the first election under their new constitution, Cuba elects a Congress and their first president, Tomas Estrada Palma

1902-05-20

The United States withdraw its troops from Cuba as its first president, Tomas Estrada Palma, is installed

1902-05-22

US President Roosevelt signs a treaty with Mexico under which both countries agree to submit a long-standing dispute over interest payments to the Court of Arbitration at The Hague

1902-07-01

US Congress passes the Philippines Government Act, providing that the Philippines be governed by a commission appointed by the President, with consent from the senate; Filipinos are to be treated as citizens of their land, no the USA

1902-07-04

Civil government is established in the Philippines by a proclamation from US president Roosevelt, who offers a general amnesty to insurgents

1902-10-10

South Africa's president Paul Kruger visits Utrecht

1902-10-13

President Roosevelt threatens to start using army troops to work coal mines struck since 12 may; this brings the owners to agree to abide by a Commission of Arbitration

1902-11-18

Brooklyn toymaker Morris Michton names teddy bear after US President Teddy Roosevelt

1902-12-07

Britain and Germany issue an ultimatum to Venezuela demanding that President Cipriano Castro pay claims for damages caused during his takeover of the government in 1899

1902-12-13

British and German ships begin to bombard the Venezuelan forts after President Castro refuses to comply with an ultimatum demanding that he claims for damages caused during his takeover of the government in 1899; Castro asks US President Roosevelt to arbitrate

1903-02-11

US Congress adopts the Expedition Act, which authorizes the Attorney General to 'expedite' anti-trust cases through the courts, reflecting growing popular support for President Roosevelt's 'trust busting' campaign

1903-02-20

Nick Young remains as NL president as AG Spalding ends challenge

1903-03-22

The Anthracite Coal Commission, set up by President Roosevelt, submits its recommendations for shorter hours, a 10-per cent wage increase, and an 'open shop'

1903-05-14

President Theodore Roosevelt visits San Francisco

1903-06-06

President Emile Loubet of France and Minister of Foreign Affairs Theophile Declasse visit London, furthering the cause of Entente Cordiale between Britain and France

1904-04-24

President Loubet of France visits King Victor Emmanuel III of Italy and pointedly ignores the Pope, exacerbating relations between France and the Roman Catholic Church

1904-06-21

The US Republican Party nominates Theodore Roosevelt for President, but not without opposition from those whom he calls 'malefactors of great wealth'

1904-11-08

American President Theodore Roosevelt (R) defeats Alton B Parker (D)

1905-06-08

US President Roosevelt sends identical notes to Japan and Russia urging them to negotiate an to to war and offering his personal services

1905-08-05

First meeting of the Russian and Japanese peace commissioners takes place in US President Roosevelt's home at Oyster Bay, New York

1905-09-05

The Treaty of Portsmouth is signed concluding the Russo-Japanese War; US President Roosevelt will receive the Nobel Peace Prize for his role as mediator

1906-02-24

Tomas Estrada Palma defeats Jose Gomez in the election for president of Cuba, but Gomez and his followers refuse to accept results and sponsor an uprising

1906-04-14

US President Theodore Roosevelt denounces "muckrakers" in US press, taken from John Bunyan's Pilgrim's Progress

1906-05-10

Italian King Victor Emmanuel & Swiss president Ludwig Forrer open Simplon tunnel

1906-06-30

John Hope becomes 1st black president of Morehouse College

1906-07-17

Clement Armand Fallieres is elected President of France, but power lies with George Clemenceau

1906-08-23

Cuba's 1st president Tomés Estrada Palma asks for US intervention

1906-10-22

Henry Ford becomes President of Ford Motor Company

1906-11-09

Theodore Roosevelt is 1st US President to visit other countries (Puerto Rico and Panama)

1906-11-14

President Theodore Roosevelt visits Panama

1906-12-11

US president Roosevelt attacks abuses in the Congo

1907-10-01

A downturn in the stock market leads to a run on the dollar; US President Roosevelt will be forced to call on financier JP Morgan to help manage the financial crisis

1907-12-16

As a gesture of the US's new presence as a world power, President Roosevelt sends the US Battle Fleet on a round-the-world cruise, visiting ports internationally

1908-06-16

The Republican Party convenes in Chicago where President Roosevelt picks William H. Taft as his successor

1908-11-14

Liberal candidate Jose Miguel Gomez wins national elections for president in Cuba

1908-12-04

Haiti's president General Alexis Nord flees from military coup

1909-02-01

US forces withdraw from Cuba after liberal Jose Miguel Gomez becomes president; ensuing political instability will bring a threat of US intervention in 1912

1909-03-04

President Taft inaugrated at 27th president during 10" snowstorm

1909-07-30

John A Heyder becomes president of baseball's National League

1909-08-18

Mayor of Tokyo Yukio Ozaki presents Washington, D.C. with 2,000 cherry trees, which President Taft decides to plant near the Potomac River.

1909-09-27

US President Taft sets aside some 3 million acres of oil-rich public land (including Teapot Dome, Wyoming) for conservation purposes

1909-11-18

US invades Nicaragua, later overthrows President Zelaya

1909-12-15

Thomas J Lynch becomes president of baseball's National League

1909-12-16

A conservative revolution and US pressure forces Nicaraguan President Jose Santos from office

1910-04-14

President Taft begins tradition of throwing out ball on opening day

1910-04-29

Ex-president Theodore Roosevelt visits Amsterdam

1911-04-27

Following the resignation and death of William P. Frye, a compromise is reached to rotate the office of President pro tempore (for the time being) of the United States Senate.

1911-05-23

NY Public Library building at 5th Avenue dedicated by President Taft

1911-05-25

Revolution in Mexico overthrows President Jose Porfirio Diaz

1911-06-29

Freiherr Gautsch von Frankenthurn becomes Minister-President of Austria

1911-08-14

United States Senate leaders begin to rotate the office of President pro tempore (for the time being) of the Senate among leading candidates to fill the vacancy left by William P. Frye's death.

1911-08-24

Manuel d'Arriaga elected first president of Portugal

1911-11-06

Francisco Madeiro inaugurated president of Mexico

1911-12-29

Sun Yat-sen becomes the first President of the Republic of China.

1912-06-18

The Chicago national Republican Convention splits between President Taft and Theodore Roosevelt; after Taft is nominated, Roosevelt and progressive elements of the Party form the Progressive Party (also known as the 'Bull Moose Party')

1912-11-05

Woodrow Wilson (D) defeats Theodore Roosevelt (Prog) & President Taft (R)

1913-01-17

Raymond Poincaré elected president of France

1913-01-19

Raymond Poincaré installed as president of France

1913-02-16

President Taft agrees not to intervene in Mexico

1913-02-18

President Francisco Madero of Mexico is overthrown

1913-03-04

Woodrow Wilson inaugurated as 28th US President

1913-04-10

President Woodrow Wilson throws out 1st ball, Senators beat Yankees 2-1

1913-10-10

Yuan Shikai installed as 1st president of China

1913-10-26

Huerta elected president of Mexico

1913-11-01

Less than a week after the US nonintervention promose, President Woodrow Wilson demands that Mexican dictator Huerta resigns

1913-12-09

John K Tener becomes president of baseball's National League

1913-12-23

President Woodrow Wilson signs Federal Reserve Act into law

1914-01-10

Yuan Shih-k'ai, president of the new Chinese republic, dissolves parliament and prepares a constitution of his own design: he will set himself up as dictator, preparatory to an attempt to make himself emperor

1914-02-08

General Zamon becomes president of Haiti

1914-04-09

US President W Wilson refuses to recognize Huerta as President of Mexico on the ground that he has not been elected by the people

1914-04-11

Mexican President Huerta breaks off diplomatic relations with the US

1914-04-20

US President W Wilson, having dispatched more naval ships to Mexico, asks a joint session of Congress to approve armed force if necessary; Congress approves

1914-04-25

US President W Wilson is persuaded by the ABC powers - Argentina, Brazil, and Chile - to accept mediation in the conflict with Mexico

1914-05-01

China's 1st president Yuan Shikai wins dictatorial qualification

1914-05-09

US President Wilson proclaims Mother's Day

1914-07-15

Mexican president Huerta flees with 2 million pesos to Europe

1914-08-18

US President Woodrow Wilson issues "Proclamation of Neutrality"

1914-08-19

In a message to the Senate, US President Wilson urges the American people to be 'neutral in fact as well as name'

1914-09-05

US President Wilson orders the US Navy to make its wireless stations accessible for any transatlantic communications - even to German diplomats sending coded messages; this will lead to the interception of the Zimmermann telegram, helping to bring the US into the war

1915-02-10

US President Wilson warns Germany that the US will hold it 'to a strict accountability' for 'property endangered or lives lost'

1915-02-10

US President Wilson protests to Britain on the use of US flags on British merchant ships to deceive the Germans

1915-06-09

US President Wilson sends the second Lusitania note to Germany demanding reparations and prevention of 'recurrence of anything so obviously subversive of the principles of warfare'; Wilson refuses to recognize the 'war zone' that Germany has proclaimed around the British Isles

1915-06-17

The League to Enforce Peace is organised at Independence Hall in Philadelphia with William Howard Taft as president; its program anticipates the League of Nations

1915-07-28

Because of virtual anarchy, US Marines go ashore in Haiti on orders from President Wilson; this will lead to an occupation that will last until 1934

1915-10-09

Woodrow Wilson becomes first US President to attend a World Series game

1916-01-07

In response to pressure from President Wilson, Germany notifies the State Department that it will abide by strict international rules of maritime warfare

1916-01-10

In retaliation for President Wilson's recognition of the Carranza government, members of Pacho Villa's revolutionary army take 17 American mining engineers from a train and shoot 16 of them in cold blood

1916-05-02

US president Wilson signs Harrison Drug Act

1916-05-27

President Wilson addresses the League to Enforce Peace, founded in 1915, and gives public support to the idea of a league of nations

1916-05-29

Official flag of president of US adopted

1916-06-21

President Carranza orders his troops to oppose American soldiers at Carrazil, Mexico; 18 American soldiers are killed or wounded

1916-09-03

US President Wilson signs Adamson Act, providing an 8-hour day on interstate railroads, preventing a national railroad strike

1916-09-08

US President Wilson signs the Emergency Revenue Act, doubling the rate of income tax and adding inheritance and munitions profits tax

1916-11-07

Woodrow Wilson (D) re-elected US President

1916-11-24

Mexican and US representatives sign a protocol at Atlantic City, under which Pershing's troops will withdraw and each nation's army will guard the border. President Carranza of Mexico will refuse to accept it

1916-11-26

Addressing the Chamber of Commerce in Cincinnati, US President Wilson declares that 'The business of neutrality is over. The nature of modern war leaves no state untouched'

1917-01-10

The Allied Governments respond to US President Wilson's December 1916 note, giving their terms for ending the war

1917-01-31

Mexican President Carranza announces a new constitution with many liberal elements; most of which his regime will not implement

1917-02-03

US liner Housatonic is sunk by German submarine, on the same day that US President Wilson breaks off diplomatic relations with Germany

1917-02-05

The last of the American troops commanded by General John Pershing leave Mexico; President Carranza will be assassinated within the next year

1917-04-02

US President Wilson asks Congress to declare war against Germany

1917-06-12

Secret Service extends protection of president to his family

1918-11-14

Republic of Czechoslovakia created with T.G. Masaryk as president

1918-11-22

Marshal J Pilsudski becomes 1st president (dictator) of Poland

1918-12-10

John A Heyder becomes president of baseball's National League

1918-12-13

Wilson, becomes 1st to make a foreign visit as president (France)

1919-01-01

Edsel Ford succeeds his father, Henry Ford, as president of the Ford Motor Company.

1919-02-11

Friedrich Ebert (SPD), elected president of Germany

1919-04-05

Eamon de Valera becomes president of Dail Eireann

1919-07-06

William Veeck, sportswriter, replaces Fred Mitchell as Cubs president

1919-07-10

US President Woodrow Wilson personally delivers Treaty of Versailles to Senate

1919-09-25

President Woodrow Wilson is paralyzed by a stroke

1919-09-26

US President Wilson hit by a heart attack

1919-10-02

US President Woodrow Wilson has a stroke, leaving him partially paralyzed

1919-10-26

US President Woodrow Wilson's veto of Prohibition Enforcement Bill is overridden

1919-10-28

Volstead Act passed by US Congress, establishing prohibition, despite President Wilson's veto

1919-12-10

Nobel peace prize awarded to US president Wilson

1920-01-17

Paul Deschanel elected president of France

1920-03-28

Thomas Masaryk elected president of Czechoslovakia

1920-06-01

Adolfo de la Huerta becomes president of Mexico.

1920-06-11

Republicans nominate Warren G Harding for president

1920-09-23

Alexander Millerand elected president of France

1920-11-02

Warren G Harding elected 29th president

1920-11-20

Nobel Peace Prize awarded to US president W Wilson

1921-03-04

Warren G. Haring is inaugurated as the 29th President of the United States

1921-03-06

The Natal Indian Congress is resuscitated and reorganised at a meeting in Durban, with Ismail Gora as President

1921-05-17

US President Harding opens (via telephone) 1st Valencia Orange Show

1921-10-04

Riccardo Zanella becomes first elected president of Free State of Fiume.

1921-11-11

President Harding dedicates Tomb of Unknown Soldier at Arlington Cemetery

1922-06-12

German Reich president Friedrich Ebert visits Munich

1922-06-14

Pres Harding is 1st US president to use radio, dedicating the Francis Scott Key memorial in Baltimore

1922-09-02

President Ebert declares "Deutschland uber alas" as German national anthem

1922-10-24

German parliament mandates Ebert president until July 1925

1922-12-09

Gabriel Narutowicz elected Polish president

1922-12-20

Polish parliament selects Stanislaw Wojcieckowski as president

1923-05-31

The South African Indian Congress (SAIC) forms in Durban, South Africa, with Omar Hajee Amod Jhaveri as President.

1923-07-08

Harding becomes 1st sitting president to visit Alaska (Metlakahtla)

1923-08-03

Baseball games cancelled following the death of President Harding

1923-08-03

VP Calvin Coolidge becomes 30th US President upon death of President Warren G. Harding

1923-08-13

Turkish National Congress selects Mustafa Kemal Atatürk Pasja as president

1923-12-06

1st US Presidential address broadcast on radio by President Calvin Coolidge

1924-05-01

Admiral Paul Koundouriotis becomes president of Greece

1924-06-11

Koos Vorrink elected President of AJC

1924-09-28

Gen Plutarco Calles elected president of Mexico

1924-11-04

US President Calvin Coolidge re-elected

1924-12-01

Calles becomes president of Mexico

1924-12-09

Michael Hainisch re-elected Austrian president

1925-01-21

Albanian parliament announces itself a republic; Ahmed Zogoe president

1925-01-31

Premier Ahmed Zogu becomes president of Angola

1925-04-25

Paul von Hindenburg elected president of Germany

1926-04-04

Greek dictator Theodorus Pangalos elected president

1926-05-31

Portuguese president Bernardino Machedo resigns after coup

1926-06-01

Ignacy Mocicki elected president of Poland

1926-06-20

Mordecai W Johnson becomes 1st black president of Howard University

1926-08-21

-22] Uprising against Greek president/dictator Pangalos

1926-08-25

Pavlos Koundouris becomes president of Greece

1927-04-11

Chilean gen Carlos Ibáñez names himself president

1927-05-27

Thomas Masaryk elected Czechoslovakia president

1927-10-17

Ban Johnson, in failing health, retires as AL president

1928-06-04

President of the Republic of China Zhang Zuolin is assassinated by Japanese agents.

1928-06-14

Republican National Convention, meeting in KC, nominates Herbert Hoover for President

1928-06-28

Alfred E Smith (NY-Gov) nominated for US president at Democratic Convention

1928-10-06

Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek becomes president of China

1928-11-04

Jose Moncada elected president of Nicaragua

1928-11-06

Herbert Hoover (R) beats Alfred E Smith (D) for US President

1928-12-05

MW Miklas elected president of Austria

1929-03-04

Herbert Hoover inaugurated as 31st US President

1929-06-25

President Hoover authorizes building of Boulder Dam (Hoover Dam)

1929-06-27

President Paul Von Hindenburg refuses to pay German debt of WW I

1929-07-24

President Hoover proclaims Kellogg-Briand Pact which renounces war

1929-11-17

Pascual Ortiz Rubio elected president of Mexico

1929-12-14

Alexander Zaimis elected president of Greece

1930-09-06

Democratically elected Argentine president Hipólito Yrigoyen is deposed in a military coup.

1930-10-24

A bloodless coup d'état in Brazil ousts Washington Luís Pereira de Sousa, the last President of the First Republic. Getúlio Vargas then installed as "provisional president."

1931-02-16

Extreme right wing Pehr Evind Svinhufvud becomes president of Finland

1931-05-04

Mustafa Kemal Pasja becomes Turkish president

1931-05-13

Paul Doumer elected president of France

1931-07-27

Chilean president Carlos Ibáñez forced out

1931-10-04

Juan Esteban Montero becomes president of Chile

1931-12-10

Manuel Azaña becomes premier/Niceto Zamora president of Spain

1931-12-28

Lin-Sen succeeds Chiang Kai-shek as president of Nanjing-China

1932-02-29

TIME magazine features eccentric American politician William "Alfalfa" Murray on its cover after Murray stated his intention to run for President of the United States.

1932-03-09

Eamon De Valera becomes president of Ireland

1932-04-10

Paul von Hindenburg elected 1st German president (Hitler is 2nd)

1932-04-19

President Herbert Hoover suggests 5 day work week

1932-05-10

Senate chairman Albert Lebrun becomes president of France

1932-06-16

President Hoover & VP Charles Curtis renominated by Rep Convention

1932-07-01

NY Gov FDR nominated for president at Dem Convention in Chicago

1932-07-15

President Hoover cuts own salary 15%

1932-07-27

Paul Gorgoulov, assassin of French president Doumer, sentenced to death

1932-07-28

President Hoover evicts bonus marchers from their encampment

1932-08-13

Hitler refuses President Von Hindenburg's proposal to become vice-chancellor of Germany

1932-11-08

Franklin Roosevelt (D) elected 32nd President for 1st time

1933-01-27

Otto Meisnner (Head of the German President's Office) dines with British ambassador Sir Horace Rumbold

1933-01-29

German president Paul von Hindenburg appoints Adolf Hitler as chancellor

1933-02-04

German President Von Hindenburg limits freedom of the press

1933-03-16

Hitler names Hjalmar Schacht, president of Bank of Germany

1933-06-09

Spanish president Zamora takes power

1933-09-04

Coup on Cuban president De Cespedes by Fulgencio Batista

1933-11-16

Brazilian President Getulio Vargas declares himself dictator

1934-07-02

General Lazaro Cardenas elected president of Mexico

1934-07-10

1st sitting US president to visit South America, FDR in Colombia

1934-07-11

FDR became 1st US president to travel through Panama Canal

1934-08-03

Adolf Hitler merges the offices of chancellor and president, declaring himself 'Führer ' (leader).

1934-11-08

Ford Frick, NL publicity director, is named league president

1934-12-11

Ford C Frick becomes president of baseball's National League

1935-08-20

Miltary coup by General Pons & president Ibarra in Ecuador

1935-09-17

Manuel Luis Quezon y Molina chosen 2nd President of Philippines

1935-12-18

Edward Benes becomes president of Czechoslovakia

1936-01-14

L M (Mario) Giannini elected president of Bank of America

1936-01-15

Horace Stoneham elected president of NY Giants

1936-01-16

Screen Actors Guild incorporates with King Vidor as president

1936-02-07

A flag is authorized for Vice President

1936-05-10

Manuel Azaña elected president of Spain

1936-08-01

Benjamin E Mays named president of Morehouse College

1936-11-03

President FDR (D) wins landslide victory over Alfred M Landon (R)

1937-01-01

Anastasio Somoza becomes president of Nicaragua

1938-01-11

Frances Moulton elected 1st woman president of a US national bank

1938-05-04

Douglas Hyde (a protestant) becomes 1st president of Eire

1938-07-03

President Franklin Roosevelt dedicates the Eternal Light Peace Memorial and lights the eternal flame at Gettysburg Battlefield.

1938-11-18

Trade union members elect John L. Lewis as the first president of the Congress of Industrial Organizations.

1938-12-14

Will Harridge is elected to a 10-year-term as AL president

1939-01-17

Ed Barrow is elected Yankee president succeeding deceased J Ruppert

1939-04-15

Albert Lebrun elected president of France

1939-05-25

Carl Storck becomes 2nd NFL president

1939-09-17

Poland's president Moscicki & PM Slawoj-Skladkowski flee to Romania

1940-04-01

Filippino President Quezon officially authorizes the printing and publication of the grammar and dictionary prepared by the Institute of the National Language.

1940-11-06

Franklin Roosevelt re-elected US President

1941-01-06

President Franklin Roosevelt's "4 Freedoms" speech (freedom from speech, worship, want and fear) during US State of Union address

1941-06-19

US President Franklin Roosevelt signs Two Ocean Navy Expansion Act

1941-07-19

President Roosevelt appointed FEP Committee

1941-08-14

US President Franklin Roosevelt and British Prime Minister Winston Churchill issue the joint declaration that later becomes known as the Atlantic Charter

1941-10-09

A coup in Panama declares Ricardo Adolfo de la Guardia Arango the new president.

1941-12-08

President Roosevelt delivers "Day of Infamy" speech to US Congress a day after the bombing of Pearl Harbour

1942-02-22

World War II: President Franklin Roosevelt orders General Douglas MacArthur out of the Philippines as American defenses collapse

1942-06-21

President Roosevelt/premier Churchill arrives in Washington, DC

1942-10-29

Branch Rickey named president/GM of Brooklyn Dodgers

1942-11-07

First US president to broadcast in a foreign language-FDR in French

1943-04-08

U.S. President Franklin Roosevelt, in an attempt to check inflation, freezes wages and prices, prohibits workers from changing jobs unless the war effort would be aided thereby, and bars rate increases to common carriers and public utilities.

1943-05-26

Edwin Barclay of Liberia becomes first president of a black country to visit US

1943-06-05

President Laurel was shot around 4 times with a 45 caliber pistol while playing golf at the Wack Wack Golf Course in Mandaluyong

1943-06-10

FDR becomes 1st US president to visit a foreign country during wartime

1943-09-13

Chiang Kai-shek became president of China

1943-10-10

Chiang Kai-shek takes oath of office as president of China

1943-12-07

Cairo: president Roosevelt travels back to the US

1944-06-22

US President Franklin Roosevelt signs "GI Bill of Rights" (Servicemen's Readjustment Act)

1944-07-11

Franklin Roosevelt announces that he will run for a fourth term as President of the United States.

1944-07-20

US President FDR nominated for an unprecedented 4th term at Dem convention

1944-09-22

President Jose P. Laurel declared the country under martial law in 1944 through Proclamation No. 29

1944-11-19

World War II: U.S. President Franklin Roosevelt announces the 6th War Loan Drive, aimed at selling $14 billion USD in war bonds to help pay for the war effort.

1945-01-20

Franklin D. Roosevelt sworn-in for an unprecedented 4th term as US President

1945-07-06

US President Harry Truman signs executive order establishing Medal of Freedom

1945-08-08

President Harry Truman signs the UN Charter

1945-08-21

US President Harry Truman ends Lend-Lease program

1945-10-08

US President Harry Truman announced atomic bomb secret shared with Britain and Canada

1945-10-29

Getulio Vargas, President of Brazil, resigns.

1946-01-22

US president sets up CIA, Central Intelligence Agency

1946-02-01

Republic of Hungary proclaimed, Zolt n Tildy as communist president

1946-02-24

Juan Peron elected President of Argentina

1946-03-02

Ho Chi Minh elected president of North Vietnam

1946-03-19

Nicolai Schwernik succeeds Kalinin as president of USSR

1946-05-17

US President Harry Truman seizes control of nation's railroads to delay a strike

1946-05-28

Manuel Roxas was inaugurated as the last President of the Commonwealth of the Philippines

1946-07-04

President Manuel Roxas was inaugurated as the 5th President of the Philippines and the first president of the Third Republic at the Independence Grandstand in Manila

1946-07-26

President Harry Truman orders desegregation of all US forces

1946-08-01

US President Harry Truman establishes Atomic Energy Commission (AEC)

1946-10-08

Kwo-less-shrew selects Gen Chiang Kai-shek as president of China

1946-11-01

Charles S Johnson becomes 1st black president of Fisk University

1946-11-21

Harry Truman becomes 1st US president to travel in a submerged sub

1947-01-16

Vincent Aurial elected president of France

1947-02-05

Bolewet Beirut becomes president of Poland

1947-03-22

President Harry Truman signs executive order calling for loyalty

1947-06-23

US President Truman's veto of Taft-Hartley Act overridden by Congress

1947-07-18

President Harry Truman signs Presidential Succession Act

1947-08-23

US President Truman's daughter, Margaret's 1st public singing concert

1948-01-07

US president Harry Truman raises taxes for the Marshall Plan

1948-01-28

President Manuel Roxas granted full amnesty to all so-called Philippine collaborators.

1948-02-02

President Harry Truman urges congress to adopt a civil rights program

1948-04-03

US President Harry Truman signs Marshall Plan ($5B aid to 16 European countries)

1948-04-17

Elpidio Quirino assumed the presidency, taking his oath of office two days after the death of President Manuel Roxas

1948-04-19

Chiang Kai-shek elected president of Nationalist China

1948-05-11

Luigi Einaudi elected president of Italy

1948-05-16

Chaim Weizmann elected 1st president of Israel

1948-06-14

Klemens Gottwald becomes president of Czechoslovakia

1948-07-20

Syngman Rhee elected President of South Korea

1948-07-23

Progressive party convention nominates Henry Wallace for President

1948-07-31

US President Harry Truman dedicates Idlewild Field (now Kennedy Airport), NY

1948-09-05

In France, Robert Schuman becomes President of the Council while being Foreign minister, As such, he is the negotiator of the major treaties of the end of World War II.

1949-01-05

President Harry Truman labels his administration the "Fair Deal"

1949-02-17

Chaim Weitzman elected 1st president of Israel

1949-02-27

Chaim Weizmann becomes 1st Israeli president

1949-09-23

US President Harry Truman announces evidence of USSR's 1st nuclear device detonation

1949-10-07

German Democratic Republic formed from Russian occupation zone (National Day). Wilhelm Pieck becomes 1st president, Otto Greatwohl becomes 1st premier

1949-10-26

US President Harry Truman increases minimum wage from 40 cents to 75 cents

1949-10-28

Georges Bidault elected president of France

1949-12-16

Sukarno becomes President of Indonesia, Mohammed Hatta Premier

1950-01-31

President Harry Truman publicly announces support for development of Hydogen bomb

1950-02-01

Urko Kekkonen elected president of Finland

1950-02-27

General Chiang Kai-shek elected president of Nationalist China

1950-05-22

Celal Bayar elected president of Turkey

1950-08-13

US President Harry Truman gives military aid to Vietnamese regime of Bao-Dai

1950-08-25

US President Harry Truman orders army to take control of railroad to avert a strike

1950-10-23

President Elpidio Quirino issued Executive Order No. 355 which replaced the National Land Settlement Administration with Land Settlement Development Corporation (LASEDECO) which takes over the responsibilities of the Agricultural Machinery Equipment Corporation and the Rice and Corn Production Administration

1950-10-25

Sukarno appointed president of Republic Indonesia

1950-10-26

Branch Rickey resigns as Brooklyn Dodger president

1950-11-05

Philippines president Quirino ends emergency crisis

1950-11-10

Jacobo Arbenz Guzman elected president of Guatemala

1950-11-13

General Carlos Delgado Chalbaud, President of Venezuela, is assassinated in Caracas.

1950-11-16

US president Harry Truman proclaims emergency crisis caused by communist threat

1950-11-18

South Korea President Syngman Rhee forced to end mass executions

1950-11-30

US President Harry Truman threatens China with atom bomb

1951-04-11

US President Harry Truman fires Gen Douglas McArthur

1951-07-09

US President Harry Truman asks Congress to formally end state of war with Germany

1951-07-22

General Francisco Craveiro Lopes appointed President of Portugal

1951-09-04

1st transcontinental TV broadcast, by US President Harry Truman

1951-09-04

US President Harry Truman addresses opening of Japanese Peace Treaty Conference

1951-09-20

NL President Ford Frick elected 3rd commissioner of baseball

1951-10-08

Ford C Frick replaces Happy Chandler as 3rd commissioner of baseball Warren C Giles becomes president of baseball's National League

1951-10-19

US President Harry Truman formally ends state of war with Germany

1951-12-04

Mir Waiz Maulvi Muhammad Yusouf is appointed President of Azad Kashmir Government.

1952-04-08

US President Harry Truman seizes steel mills to avert a strike

1952-06-03

Romanian premier Petru Groza chosen president

1952-07-24

US President Harry Truman settles 53-day steel strike

1952-08-08

Syngman Ree re-elected president of South-Korea

1952-09-05

General Carlos Ibáñez elected president of Chile

1952-09-13

Adolfo Ruiz Cortinez elected president of Mexico

1952-10-25

French president inaugurates Donzère-Mondragonstuw Dam

1952-11-04

General Dwight Eisenhower (R) elected 34th president of the USA, beating Adlai Stevenson (D)

1952-11-29

US President-elect Eisenhower visits Korea to assess war

1952-12-03

Marcos Perez Jiménez elected president of Venezuela

1952-12-10

Izhak Ben-Zvi elected 2nd president of Israel

1952-12-18

Ellis W Ryan resigns as Cleve Indians president

1953-01-07

US President Harry Truman announces American development of the hydrogen bomb

1953-01-11

J. Edgar Hoover declines 6 figure offer to become president of International Boxing Club

1953-01-13

Marshal Josip Tito chosen president of Yugoslavia

1953-01-14

Yugoslavia elects its 1st president (Marshal Tito)

1953-03-22

AntonínZápotockýchosen as president of Czechoslovakia

1953-05-22

US President Eisenhower signs Offshore Oil Bill

1953-05-31

Lebanese president Camille Shamun disbands government

1953-06-18

Egypt proclaimed a republic, General Neguib becomes president

1953-06-19

Albert W Dent elected president of US National Health Council

1953-08-13

US President Dwight Eisenhower establishes Government Contract Compliance Committee

1953-12-24

René Coty elected president of France

1953-12-31

Hulan Jack sworn in as Manhattan Borough president

1954-02-23

Syrian army drives out president Adib el-Shishakli

1954-04-07

US President Eisenhower in news conference first to voice fear of a "domino-effect" of communism in Indo-China

1954-05-20

Chiang Kai-shek becomes president of Nationalist China

1954-06-16

Ngo Dinh Diem elected president of Vietnam

1954-07-08

Military junta selects colonel Armas president of Guatemala

1954-07-12

ANC President Albert Luthuli banned by South African Minister of Justice from attending public gatherings and confined to the magisterial district of Lower Tugela, Natal

1954-07-17

Theodor Heuss re-elected president of West Germany

1954-08-15

Alfredo Stroessner names himself president of Paraguay

1954-08-23

President Getulio Vargas of Brazil resigns temporarily

1954-08-24

US President Eisenhower signs Communist Control Act, outlawing the Communist Party, at height of McCarthyism

1954-11-01

General Fulgencio Batista elected President of Cuba

1955-01-02

Panamanian president Jose Antonio Remon is assassinated.

1955-01-03

Jose Ramon Guizado becomes president of Panama

1955-03-16

President Eisenhower upheld the use of atomic weapons in case of war

1955-04-29

Giovanni Gronchi elected third president of Italy

1955-06-07

1st President to appear on color TV (Eisenhower)

1955-08-18

Sjukri al-Quwatli re-elected president of Syria

1955-09-19

Argentine president Juan Peron, resigns & flees

1955-09-24

US President Eisenhower suffers a heart attack on vacation in Denver

1955-11-03

Argentine ex-president Peron arrives in Nicaragua

1955-11-13

Argentine general Pedro Aramburu succeeds E Lonardi as president

1955-11-21

Argentina asks Panama for return of ex-president Peron

1955-12-05

AFL & CIO merge, with George Meany as president

1956-01-31

Juscelino Kubitschek becomes president of Brazil

1956-02-15

Urho Kekkonen appointed president of Finland

1956-03-03

Manhattan Borough President Hulan Jack makes plans for a new 110,000-seat stadium to entice Giants to stay in NY

1956-06-02

Yugoslav president Tito visits Moscow

1956-06-23

Gamal Abdel Nasser elected president of Egypt

1957-02-11

NHL Players Association forms (NYC), Red Wings' Ted Lindsay elected president

1957-03-17

Presidential plane crashes on Mt. Manunggal in Cebu, Philippines killing 25 including Filipino President Ramon Magsaysay

1957-05-05

Adolf Scharf elected president of Austria

1957-07-12

1st President to fly in helicopter-Dwight Eisenhower

1957-09-09

US President Eisenhower signs 1st civil rights bill since Reconstruction

1957-09-24

President Eisenhower orders US troops to desegregate Little Rock schools

1957-10-10

US President Eisenhower apologizes to the finance minister of Ghana, Komla Agbeli Gbdemah, after he is refused service in a restaurant in Dover, Delaware

1957-10-27

Celal Bayar re-elected president of Turkey

1957-11-19

Antonin Novotny appointed president of Czechoslovakia

1957-11-25

US President Dwight Eisenhower suffers a mild stroke, impairing his speech

1957-11-30

Assassination attempt on Indonesian president Sukarno, kills 8

1958-02-05

Gamel Abdel Nasser nominated 1st president of United Arab Republic

1958-02-12

Gen Miguel Ydegoras Fuentes elected president of Guatemala

1958-02-21

Egypt-Syria as United Arab Republic elect Nasser president (99.9% vote)

1958-02-23

Arturo Frondizi elected president of Argentina

1958-05-01

Arturo Frondizi sworn in as president of Argentina

1958-05-04

Alberto Lleras Camargo chosen president of Colombia

1958-05-08

US President Eisenhower orders National Guard out of Central HS, Little Rock, Arkansas

1958-05-24

Cuban President Batista opens offensive against Fidel Castro's rebellion

1958-07-29

US President Eisenhower signs into law National Aeronautics and Space Act of 1958

1958-10-27

Gen Ayub Khan succeeds Iskander Mirza as president of Pakistan

1959-01-13

French President Charles de Gaulle grants amnesty to 130 Algerians sentenced to death

1959-03-18

President Dwight D Eisenhower signs Hawaii statehood bill

1959-04-27

Liu Sjau-chi elected president of China People's Republic

1959-06-26

Queen Elizabeth & President Eisenhower open St Lawrence Seaway

1959-09-02

US President Eisenhower arrives in Paris

1959-09-16

French President Charles de Gaulle recognizes Algerian right of self determination

1959-11-08

Tunisian president Habib Bourguiba's Nes Destour party wins every seat

1959-12-08

President Eisenhower watches Pakistan v Aust Test Cricket at Karachi

1959-12-13

Archbishop Makarios elected 1st president of Cyprus

1959-12-14

Archbishop Makarios proclaimed president of Cyprus

1960-01-22

French president De Gaulle escape attempt by general Massu

1960-01-24

Algeria uprises against French president De Gaulle

1960-02-14

Marshal Ayub Khan elected president of Pakistan

1960-03-06

President Sukarno disbands Indonesia's parliament

1960-04-27

South Korean President Syngman Rhee resigns

1960-05-06

US President Eisenhower signs Civil Rights Act of 1960

1960-07-27

US Vice-president Richard Nixon nominated for presidential candidate at Republican convention in Chicago

1960-09-05

President Kasavubu fires premier Lumumba of Congo

1960-09-05

The poet Léopold Sédar Senghor is elected as the first President of Senegal.

1960-10-03

Janio Quadros elected president of Brazil

1960-11-08

JFK (Sen-D-Mass) beats VP Richard Nixon (R) to become 35th US president

1960-11-27

Dr Felix Houphouet-Boigny becomes president of Ivory Coast

1961-01-17

President Dwight D. Eisenhower delivers a televised farewell address to the nation three days before leaving office, in which he warns against the accumulation of power by the "military-industrial complex".

1961-01-20

Yugoslav ex-vice-president Milovan Djilas flees

1961-01-26

1st woman "personal physician to president"-JG Travell

1961-03-01

President Kennedy establishes the Peace Corp

1961-05-25

President Kennedy announces US goal to reach Moon

1961-08-19

US vice-president Lyndon B. Johnson visits West Berlin

1961-08-25

Brazilian president Janio Quadros, resigns

1961-09-05

President Kennedy signs law against hijacking (death penalty)

1961-11-16

US President Kennedy decides to increase military aid to South Vietnam without committing US combat troops

1961-12-19

Indonesian President Sukarno proclaims general mobilization

1962-01-07

Assassination attempt fails on Indonesian president Sukarno

1962-02-03

President Kennedy bans all trade with Cuba except for food & drugs

1962-02-05

French President de Gaulle calls for Algeria's independence

1962-02-07

President Kennedy begins blockade of Cuba by banning all Cuban imports and exports.

1962-03-28

Military coup in Syria, President Nazim al-Kudsi flees

1962-04-07

Yugoslav ex-president Milovan Djilas returns to jail

1962-05-06

Antonio Segni elected president of Italy

1962-05-07

Pulitzer prize awarded to Theodore H White (Making of President 1960)

1962-05-11

Antonio Segni becomes president of Italy

1962-06-11

US President John Kennedy accepts an honorary degree from Yale

1962-06-27

In South Africa, the General Law Amendment Act (Sabotage Act) No 76 commences, increasing the state president's power to declare organisations unlawful and to add further restrictions to banning orders

1962-08-01

Failed assassination on president Nkrumah of Ghana

1962-08-22

Failed assassination on French president Charles de Gaulle

1962-09-04

French president De Gaulle visits German FR

1962-10-20

Musical "Mr President" opens at St James Theater New York for 265 performances

1962-10-28

Cuban missile crisis: US President Kennedy receives letter from Soviet Leaderr Khrushchev suggesting agreement

1962-11-17

President Kennedy dedicates Dulles Intl Airport outside Wash DC

1963-01-01

G Woods succeeds Eugene Black as president of the World Bank

1963-02-12

Argentina asks extraditon of ex-president Peron

1963-05-20

Sukarno appointed president of Indonesia

1963-06-08

"Mr President" closes at St James Theater NYC after 265 performances

1963-06-10

US President JFK signs law for equal pay for equal work for men & women

1963-06-11

US President JFK says segregation is morally wrong & that it is "time to act"

1963-06-23

President Kennedy tours Western Europe

1963-06-26

US President John Kennedy visits West Berlin "Ich bin ein Berliner" ("I am a Berliner";or is it "I am a doughnut")

1963-06-27

US President John Kennedy spent 1st full day in Ireland

1963-07-01

US President Kennedy arrives in Rome

1963-07-27

General Amin al-Hafez becomes president of Syria

1963-07-31

Arturo Illia elected president of Argentina

1963-09-15

Ben Bella elected 1st president of Algeria

1963-10-31

J. Edgar Hoover's last meeting with President John F Kennedy

1963-11-22

Lyndon B. Johnson sworn in as the 36th US president after the assassination of President John F. Kennedy

1963-11-22

American President John F. Kennedy assassinated by Lee Harvey Oswald in Dallas, Texas

1963-12-12

Argentina asks for extradition of ex-president Peron

1963-12-22

Official 30-day mourning period for President John F Kennedy ends

1964-01-02

Failed assassination attempt on president Nkrumah of Ghana

1964-01-08

President Lyndon B. Johnson declares "War on Poverty"

1964-03-25

Britain sets memorial for the late President John F Kennedy

1964-06-01

Kenya becomes a republic and Jomo Kenyatta its President

1964-07-02

US President Johnson signs Civil Rights Act & Voting Rights Act into law

1964-07-15

Barry M Goldwater (Sen-R-Az) nominated for president by Republicans

1964-07-26

Teamsters President Jimmy Hoffa convicted of fraud & conspiracy

1964-08-18

Charles Helu elected president of Lebanon

1964-08-20

US President Johnson signs Economic Opportunity Act, an anti-poverty measure totaling nearly $1 billion

1964-09-03

Wilderness Act signed into law by President Lyndon B. Johnson

1964-09-04

Eduardo Frei elected president of Chile

1964-09-27

Findings of the Warren Commission into the assassination of President John Kennedy released, finds Lee Harvey Oswald acted alone

1964-10-24

Dr Kenneth David Kaunda becomes president of Zambia

1964-12-06

President Segni of Italy resigns

1965-01-02

Ayub Khan elected president of Pakistan

1965-02-23

Constance Baker Motley elected Manhattan Borough president

1965-02-24

East German president Ulbricht visits Egypt

1965-03-11

Indonesia President Sukarno accepts qualifications of Suharto

1965-03-19

Stoica becomes president & Ceausescu party leader of Romania

1965-05-23

Franz Jonas elected president of Austria

1965-06-05

Lopez Arellano becomes president of Honduras

1965-06-28

1st US ground combat forces in Vietnam authorized by President Lyndon B. Johnson

1965-07-27

President Lyndon B. Johnson signs a bill requiring cigarette makers to print health warnings on all cigarette packages about the effects of smoking

1965-08-06

US President Lyndon B. Johnson signs the Voting Rights Act prohibiting voting discrimination against minorities

1965-11-12

Ferdinand Marcos elected 10th President of Philippines

1965-11-24

Marshal Mobutu Sese Seko Kuku Ngbendu becomes President of Zaire

1965-12-08

Nikolai Podgorny succeeds Mikojan as president of USSR

1965-12-09

Nikolai Podgorny replaces Anastas Mikoyan as president of Presidium

1965-12-13

Algerian president Boumedienne visits Moscow

1965-12-19

French president De Gaulle re-elected (Mitterrand gets 45%)

1965-12-30

Ferdinand Marcos inaugurated as President of the Phillipines

1966-02-21

Indonesian president Sukarno dismisses General Nasution

1966-06-01

Joaquin Balaguer elected president of Dominican Republic

1966-07-06

Malawi becomes a republic, Dr Hastings Kamuzu Banda becomes president

1966-09-09

The National Traffic and Motor Vehicle Safety Act is signed into law by U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson.

1966-09-15

U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson, responding to a sniper attack at the University of Texas at Austin, writes a letter to the United States Congress urging the enactment of gun control legislation.

1966-10-03

Marshal Arturo da Costa e Silva elected president

1966-11-08

President Lyndon B. Johnson signs anti-trust immunity to AFL-NFL merger

1967-02-05

Anastasio Somoza elected president of Nicaragua

1967-03-12

Indonesian congress deprives president Sukarno of authority

1967-04-14

General Gnassingbé Eyadéma becomes president of Togo

1967-05-01

Anastasio Somoza Debayle becomes president of Nicaragua

1967-05-01

Jelle Zijlstra becomes president of Netherlands Bank

1967-05-06

Zakir Hussain elected 1st Moslem president of India

1967-05-22

Egyptian president Nassar closes Straits of Tiran to Israel

1967-09-03

Nguyen Van Thieu elected President of South Vietnam under a new constitution

1967-09-11

French president De Gaulle visits Poland

1967-10-31

Nguyen Van Thieu took oath of office as 1st President of South Vietnam 2nd Rep

1967-11-05

Yemen president Sallal flees

1967-11-27

French President Charles de Gaulle said 'Non!' to British entry to the European Common Market for the second time

1967-11-29

Robert McNamara elected president of World bank

1967-12-03

Ex-president Sukarno under house arrest in Indonesia

1967-12-09

Nicolae Ceaușescu becomes President (dictator) of Romania. In power until 1989

1968-02-01

Former US VP Richard Nixon announces candidacy for president

1968-02-25

Makarios re-elected president of Cyprus

1968-03-27

Suharto succeeds Sukarno as president of Indonesia

1968-03-30

General Ludvik Svoboda elected president of Czechoslovakia

1968-04-11

Polish Marshal Spychalski succeeds Ochab as president

1968-04-11

President Lyndon B. Johnson signs 1968 Civil Rights Act

1968-05-24

French President Charles de Gaulle proposes referendum & students set fire to Paris bourse

1968-05-30

President De Gaulle disbands French parliament

1968-05-31

American movie star Jimmy Stewart retires from the Air Force after 27 years of service, and is promoted to major general by President Reagan

1968-06-09

Yugoslav president Tito promises reforms

1968-08-08

Republican convention in Miami Beach nominates Richard Nixon for president

1968-08-09

Yugoslav president Tito visits Prague

1968-08-15

Romanian president Nicolae Ceausescu visits Prague

1968-08-29

Democrats nominate Hubert H Humphrey for US president (Chicago)

1968-10-03

Military coup overthrows President Fernando Belaúnde Terry in Peru

1968-10-16

China reports removal of president Li Sjao-tji

1968-10-31

President Johnson orders a halt to all bombing of North Vietnam

1968-11-19

Military coup in Mali, president Modibo Keita flees

1969-01-07

US Congress doubles president salary

1969-01-20

Richard M Nixon inaugurated as president

1969-02-07

Al-Fatah-leader Yasser Arafat becomes president of PLO

1969-02-27

President Nixon visits West-Berlin

1969-03-05

Gustav Heinemann elected president of West Germany

1969-03-20

US president Nixon proclaims he will end Vietnam war in 1970

1969-04-28

Charles de Gaulle resigns as president of France

1969-06-20

Georges Pompidou sworn in as President of France

1969-08-02

US President Richard Nixon visits Romania

1969-09-24

Ton Duc Thang elected president of North Vietnam

1969-10-21

Maj Gen Mohamed Siad Barre becomes President of Somali

1969-11-03

Congo president Mobutu visits Belgium

1969-11-16

US President Nixon becomes first president to attend a season NFL game while in office: the Dallas Cowboys beat the Washington Redskins 41-28

1969-11-24

West German president Heinemann visits Netherlands

1969-11-26

Lottery for Selective Service draftees bill signed by President Nixon

1970-01-01

Charles "Chub" Feeney becomes president of baseball's National League

1970-02-18

US president Nixon launches "Nixon-doctrine"

1970-06-22

President Nixon signs 26th amendment (voting age lowered to 18)

1970-09-01

Jose Velasco Ibarra re-elected president of Ecuador

1970-09-03

Indonesian president Suharto visits Netherlands

1970-09-28

Anwar Sadat replaces Egyptian President Nassar

1970-10-15

Anwar Sadat elected president of Egypt

1970-10-16

Anwar Sadat elected president of Egypt, succeeding Gamal Abdel Nasser

1970-10-17

Anwar Sadat sworn in as president of Egypt

1970-10-24

Salvador Allende Gossens elected president of Chile

1970-11-03

"President's Daughter" opens at Billy Rose Theater NYC for 72 perfs

1970-11-03

Salvador Allende inaugurated as president of Chile

1970-11-16

South Vietnamese Vice President Nguyen Cao Ky defends operations in Cambodia because communist forces could overrun South Vietnam "within 24 hours" if troops operating there were withdrawn

1970-12-01

Luis Echeverria Alvarez sworn in as president of Mexico

1970-12-31

President Allende nationalizes Chilean coal mines

1971-01-03

"President's Daughter" closes at Billy Rose Theater NYC after 72 perfs

1971-01-06

Cecil Partee elected president pro tem of Illinois state senate

1971-02-20

Maj General Idi Amin Dada appoints himself president of Uganda

1971-02-22

Lt Gen Hafiz al-Assad becomes President of Syria

1971-03-12

Syrian premier Hafez Assad elected president

1971-03-29

Chile president Allende nationalizes banks/copper mines

1971-04-14

President Nixon ends blockade against People's Republic of China

1971-07-06

Dr Hastings Kamuzu Banda sworn in as President for Life of Malawi

1971-08-15

US President Richard Nixon announces 90-day freeze on wages, prices & rents

1971-09-16

West German chancellor Willy Brandt meets with Soviet president Brezhnev

1971-10-24

President of Sinn Féin Ruairi O'Brady, then (SF), address a SF Ard Fheis in Dublin, claiming that the North of Ireland must be made ungovernable as first step in achieving a united Ireland

1971-12-03

US President Richard Nixon commutes Jimmy Hoffa's jail term

1971-12-20

Pakistan president Yahya Khan resigns

1971-12-22

UN General Assembly ratifies former Austrian President Kurt Waldheim as secretary-General

1972-01-05

US President Nixon signs a bill for NASA to begin research on a manned space shuttle

1972-01-11

Abu Sayeed Chudhury becomes president & sheik Mujib ur-Rahman premier

1972-02-17

President Nixon leaves Washington DC for China

1972-02-21

Richard Nixon becomes 1st US president to visit China

1972-02-22

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

1972-03-22

"Selling of the President" opens at Shubert Theater NYC for 5 perfs

1972-03-25

"Selling of the President" closes at Shubert Theater NYC after 5 perfs

1972-04-15

Barbra Striesand, James Taylor, Carole King & Quincy Jones perform at a benefit for George McGovern for President

1972-05-22

US president Nixon begins visit to Moscow

1972-06-05

Yugoslav president Josip Tito visits USSR

1972-06-17

Chile president Allende forms new government

1972-06-25

Juan Peron elected president of Argentina

1972-07-03

Themba Sono is forced to resign as president of South African Student Organisation (SASO)

1972-07-12

Democrats nominated George McGovern for president in Miami Fla

1972-07-18

Egyptian president Anwar Sadat throws out 20,000 Russian military aids

1972-08-05

Uganda president Idi Amin throws out all 80,000 Asians

1972-09-23

Philippines President Ferdinand Marcos declares martial law

1972-09-23

President Marcos ends emergency crisis in Philippines

1972-11-05

Vice-President of Sinn Féin Maire Drumm is arrested in the Republic of Ireland

1972-12-28

Kim Il-song, becomes president of North Korea

1972-12-29

President of Sinn Féin Ruairi O Bradaigh is arrested and held under new legislation in Republic of Ireland

1973-01-17

New Philippine constitution names Marcos president for life

1973-01-23

US President Nixon announces an accord has been reached to end Vietnam War

1973-03-14

Liam Cosgrave appointed president of Ireland

1973-04-18

US Government ends Mandatory Oil Import Program, established in 1959 by President Eisenhower

1973-04-19

Steinbrenner replaces Mike Burke with Gabe Paul as Yankee president

1973-05-22

President Nixon confesses his role in Watergate cover-up

1973-05-25

Peronist Hector Campora installed as president of Argentina

1973-05-29

Columbia Records fires president Clive Davis for misappropriating $100,000 in funds, Davis will start Arista records

1973-06-14

US President Richard Nixon administration imposes 60-day economy-wide price freeze, superseding Special Rule No. 1 for oil companies

1973-06-27

The President of Uruguay dissolves Parliament and heads a coup d'état.

1973-07-05

Maj Gen Juvenal Habyarimana becomes president of Rwanda following military coup

1973-08-08

US vice-president Spiro T Agnew says reports he took kickbacks are "damned lies" from government contracts in Maryland. Vowed not to resign.

1973-09-11

Chile's President Salvador Allende deposed in a military coup

1973-09-23

Former Argentine President Juan Peron returns to power

1973-10-10

US Vice President Spiro T Agnew pleads no contest to tax evasion & resigns

1973-10-12

Juan Peron elected president of Argentina

1973-10-20

President Nixon proclaims Jim Thorpe greatest athlete of 1st ½ century

1973-10-20

US president Nixon fires Watergate accuser Archibald Cox

1973-10-23

Yankee GM & pres Lee MacPhail named AL president

1973-10-26

President Nixon released first White House tapes on Watergate scandal

1973-11-17

US President Richard Nixon tells AP "...people have got to know whether or not their president is a crook. Well, I'm not a crook"

1973-11-27

US President Richard Nixon signs the Emergency Petroleum Allocation Act, authorizing petroleum price, production, allocation and marketing controls

1973-12-28

US President Nixon signs Endangered Species Act into law

1974-01-01

Lee MacPhail takes over as AL president, succeeding Joe Cronin

1974-03-15

Brazilian president Garastazu Médici resigns

1974-03-26

Romanian communist party names party leader Ceausescu president

1974-04-15

Military coup in Niger, president Diori Hamani deposed

1974-04-29

President Nixon said he will release edited tapes made in White House

1974-04-30

US President Richard Nixon hands over partial transcripts of Watergate tape recordings

1974-05-15

Walter Scheel succeeds Heinemann as president

1974-06-27

US president Nixon visits USSR

1974-07-01

General Pinochet becomes president of Chile

1974-07-15

Military coup on Cyprus: archbishop/president Makarios flees

1974-07-21

US House Judiciary approves two Articles of Impeachment against President Richard Nixon

1974-07-30

House Judiciary Committee votes on 3rd & last charge of "high crimes & misdemeanors" to impeach President Nixon in the Watergate cover-up

1974-08-05

US President Richard Nixon admits he withheld information about Watergate break-in

1974-08-08

US President Richard Nixon announces he'll resign his office 12PM Aug 9

1974-08-09

Richard Nixon resigns presidency, VP Gerald Ford swears oath of office to become 38th US president

1974-08-15

South Korean President Park Chung-Hee escapes assassination

1974-08-20

Nelson Rockefeller selected US Vice President by President Ford

1974-09-02

US President Gerald Ford signs Employee Retirement Income Security Act

1974-09-08

President Gerald Ford pardons former President Richard Nixon of all federal crimes

1975-04-01

Cambodia President Lon Nol flees for Red Khmer

1975-04-21

Last South Vietnam President Nguyen Van Thieu resigns after 10 years

1975-04-28

South-Vietnam Gen Duong Van Minh sworn in as president till April 30

1975-06-05

Egypt president Anwar Sadat reopens Suez Canal (closed since 1967)

1975-07-08

US President Gerald Ford announced he'll seek Republican nomination for presidency

1975-07-30

US Teamsters President Jimmy Hoffa disappears in suburban Detroit; Hoffa was legally declared dead in 1982

1975-08-14

-15] Pakistani military coup against president Mujib ur-Rahman

1975-09-05

First Assassination attempt on US President Gerald Ford in Sacramento by Lynette Fromme in Sacramento

1975-09-22

2nd assassination attempt on US President Gerald Ford by Sara Jane Moore fails in San Francisco

1975-10-26

Anwar Sadat became 1st Egyptian president to officially visit US

1975-11-20

Ronald Reagan announces candidacy for Republican nomination for US President

1975-12-01

US President Gerald Ford visits China PR

1975-12-09

US President Gerald Ford signs $2.3 Bn loan-authorization for NYC

1975-12-12

Sara Jane Moore pled guilty to trying to kill US President Gerald Ford

1975-12-17

Lynette Fromme sentenced to life for attempt on US President Ford's life

1975-12-22

US President Gerald Ford signs the Energy Policy and Conservation Act (EPCA)

1976-03-24

Argentine President Isabel Peron deposed by country's military

1976-06-27

Portuguese general Antonio Eanes elected president

1976-06-27

In South Africa, the National President of the Black People's Convention, Kenneth Hlaku Rachidi, declares that riots in Soweto have lead to a new era of political consciousness

1976-07-01

Kenneth Gibson, is 1st black president of US Conference of Mayors

1976-07-17

Indonesian president Suharto annexes East Timor

1976-08-19

President Gerald R Ford wins Republican presidential nomination at KC convention

1976-09-16

Egypt president Sadat re-elected

1976-10-30

Rev Joseph Evans elected president of United Church of Christ

1976-11-02

Jimmy Carter (D) defeats Gerald Ford (R) for US President

1976-11-19

Jaime Ornelas Camacho takes office as the first President of the Regional Government of Madeira, Portugal.

1976-12-01

Bangladesh General Ziaur Rahman declares himself president

1976-12-02

Fidel Castro becomes President of Cuba replacing Osvaldo Dorticós Torrado.

1976-12-03

Patrick J Hillery elected President of Ireland

1977-01-17

Zaire president Mobutu visits Belgium

1977-01-19

US President Ford pardons Iva Toguri D'Aquino (Tokyo Rose)

1977-01-21

US President Jimmy Carter pardons almost all Vietnam War draft evaders

1977-01-30

Edward W Stack replaces Paul Kerr president of Hall of Fame

1977-03-12

Chile president Pinochet bans Christian-Democratic Party

1977-03-16

US president Carter pleads for Palestinian homeland

1977-04-03

Egyptian Pres Anwar Sadat's 1st meeting with US President Jimmy Carter

1977-04-21

Zia ur-Rahman appointed president of Bangladesh

1977-05-24

USSR President Podgorny resigns

1977-06-16

Leonid Brezhnev named president of USSR

1977-06-24

Josiah Mutabuzi Isaya Kibira is the first African to be elected president of the Lutheran World Federation (LWF)

1977-08-04

US President Carter establishes Department of Energy

1977-08-09

The military-controlled Government of Uruguay announces that it will return the nation to civilian rule through general elections in 1981 for a President and Congress.

1977-08-31

Spyros Kyprianou appointed president of Cyprus

1977-11-01

US President Jimmy Carter raises the minimum wage from $2.30 to $3.35 an hour, effective from 1st Jan 1981

1977-11-14

Egyptian President Anwar Sadat repeats willingness to visit Israel to Walter Cronkite

1977-11-19

-21] Egyptian president Sadat visits Israel

1977-11-19

Egyptian President Anwar Sadat arrives in Israel

1978-04-19

Yitzhak Navron elected 5th president of Israel

1978-05-04

Russian president Brezhnev visits West-Germany

1978-07-10

Bloodless military coup in Mauritania, President Moktar flees

1978-07-21

Bolivia military coup under general Juan Pereda, president Hugo Banzer flees

1978-10-10

Daniel Arap Moi succeeds Kenyatta as president of Kenya

1978-10-11

Aristides Royo elected president of Panama

1978-10-13

US President Jimmy Carter answers callers' questions on National Public Radio

1978-10-27

President Carter signs Hawkins-Humphrey full employment bill

1978-11-11

Maumoon Abdul Gayoom becomes president of Maldives

1978-12-16

Ronald Reagan denounces President Jimmy Carter's recognition of China PR

1979-02-08

Denis Sassou-Nguesso became the President of the Republic of the Congo for the first time.

1979-04-04

Ex-President Zulfikar Ali Bhutto of Pakistan is executed.

1979-05-23

West-Germany elects Karl Carstens president

1979-06-03

Ex-president Idi Amin of Uganda flees to Libya

1979-07-04

Algerian ex-president Ben Bella freed

1979-08-08

Iraqi President Saddam Hussein executes 22 political opponents

1979-08-30

US President Jimmy Carter attacked by a rabbit on a canoe trip in Plains, Ga

1979-09-20

Jose E dod Santos becomes president of Angola

1979-09-20

Lee Iacocca is elected president of the Chrysler Corporation.

1979-09-23

Somali constitution approved by president

1979-10-01

Nigeria adopts constitution, Alhaji Shagari becomes president

1979-10-15

Military coup in El Salvador: president/general Carlos Romero flees

1979-10-26

Park Chung-hee, President of South Korea is assassinated by KCIA head Kim Jae-kyu. Choi Kyu-ha becomes the acting President; Kim is executed the following May.

1979-11-12

US President Carter announces a halts to Iranian oil imports & freezes Iranian assets

1979-11-13

Ronald Reagan in NY announces his candidacy for US President

1979-12-12

President of Pakistan, Zia-ul-Haq, confers Nishan-e-Imtiaz on Nobel laureate Dr Abdus Salam.

1980-01-01

Premier Adbou Diouf becomes president of Senegal

1980-01-20

President Jimmy Carter announces US boycott of Olympics in Moscow

1980-01-25

Bani Sadr elected president of Iran

1980-01-28

US President Ronald Reagan lifts remaining domestic petroleum price and allocation controls originally scheduled to expire in September 1981

1980-03-31

President Jimmy Carter deregulates banking industry

1980-05-05

Constantine Karamanlis is elected for the first time President of Greece.

1980-05-07

Josip Tito, Yugoslav president, buried

1980-05-18

Fernando Belaunde Terry elected president of Peru

1980-06-23

South African Prime Minister P. W. Botha warns the country that confrontation will be inevitable if his proposed President's Council fails; the Council was part of Botha's plan to effect broad ranging constitutional changes which would allow for a role for both Indian and Coloured people in parliament but which still excluded direct political representation for African people.

1980-07-16

Ronald Reagan nominated for US President by Republicans in Detroit

1980-07-17

Bolivian military coup; general Garcia Meza becomes president

1980-07-17

Ronald Reagan formally accepts Republican nomination for US president

1980-07-18

Quett Masire installed as president of Botswana

1980-07-28

Peru adopts constitution, Fernando Belaúnde Terry becomes president

1980-08-13

Suriname president Johan Ferrier ousted

1980-08-27

Chon Doo Hwan elected president of South Korea

1980-09-30

Iran rejects a truce call from Iraqi President Saddam Hussein

1980-11-04

Ronald Reagan (R) defeats incumbant US President Jimmy Carter (D) by a landslide

1980-11-09

Iraqi President Saddam Hussein declares holy war against Iran

1980-11-14

Guinee-Bissau premier Vieira fires president Luis Cabral

1980-11-25

Upper-Volta military coup under Col Saye Zerbo, president Lamizana flees

1980-12-16

President-elect Reagan announces Alexander Haig as secretary of state

1980-12-22

US President-elect Ronald Reagan appoints J Kirkpatrick (UN) & James Watt (Interior)

1980-12-31

Senegal president Leopold Senghor resigns

1981-01-17

Philippino president Marcos ends state of siege

1981-01-20

Ronald Reagan inaugurated as 40th US President

1981-03-20

Argentine ex-president Isabel Peron sentenced to 8 years

1981-05-21

Francois Mitterrand becomes president of France

1981-06-22

Iran president Bani Sadr deposed

1981-06-30

Zwelakhe Sisulu, President of the Black Media Workers Association of South Africa, is detained

1981-07-24

Mohammed Ali Rajai elected president of Iran

1981-07-29

Iran ex-president Bani Sadr flees to Paris

1981-07-31

Arnette Hubbard installed as 1st woman president of Natl Bar Association

1981-08-03

13,000 Air Traffic Controllers (PATCO) begin their strike; US President Ronald Reagan offers ultimatum to workers: 'if they do not report for work within 48 hours, they have forfeited their jobs and will be terminated'

1981-08-05

US President Regan fires 11,500 striking air traffic controllers

1981-08-06

Argentine ex-president Isabel Peron freed

1981-08-28

John Hinckley Jr pleads innocent in attempt to kill President Reagan

1981-09-01

Military coup under general Kolingba in Central African Republic, President Dacko flees

1981-09-09

Vernon E Jordan resigns as president of National Urban League

1981-10-02

Ali Chamenei elected president of Iran

1981-10-07

Hosni Mubarak becomes acting-president of Egypt

1981-10-08

President Reagan greeted predecessors Jimmy Carter, Gerald R Ford & Richard Nixon before sending them to Egypt for Anwar Sadat's funeral

1981-10-13

Vice President Hosni Mubarak elected president of Egypt

1981-11-16

President Reagan decides on a covert plan to block the Cuban aid to Nicaragua and El Salvador

1981-11-23

President Reagan vetoes House Joint Resolution 357 which called for further appropriations for fiscal year 1982

1981-12-11

Argentine president/gen Roberto Viola flees

1981-12-22

Argentine general Leopoldo Galtieri sworn in as president

1982-01-26

Mauno Koivisto elected president of Finland

1982-01-27

Mauno Koivisto installed as president of Finland

1982-01-27

Roberto S Cordova installed as president of Honduras

1982-02-05

Chin A Sen ends term as president of Suriname

1982-02-16

Agatha Barbara elected as 1st female president of Malta

1982-03-10

President Reagan proclaims economic sanctions against Libya

1982-05-03

President Reagan begins 5 minute weekly radio broadcasts

1982-06-07

US President Reagan meets Pope John Paul II and Queen Elizabeth II

1982-06-08

US President Reagan addresses joint session of British Parliament

1982-06-09

General Efrain Rios Montt declares himself president of Guatemala

1982-06-17

US President Reagan 1st UN Gen Assembly address ("evil empire" speech)

1982-06-17

President Galtieri resigns after leading Argentina to defeat

1982-06-21

John Hinckley found not guilty of 1981 attempted assassination of President Reagan by reason of insanity

1982-06-24

US Supreme Court rules president can't be sued for actions in office

1982-06-25

South African President P.W. Botha issues a new Proclamation again placing Ingwavuma under government control

1982-07-01

General Reynaldo Bignone sworn in as president of Argentina

1982-07-04

Miguel de la Madrid Hurtado elected president of Mexico

1982-08-23

Lebanese falangist leader Bechir Gemayel elected as president

1982-09-01

Mexico President Lopez Portillo nationalizes banks

1982-09-14

Bomb at Lebanese Phalange party HQ kills President-elect Bachir Gemayel and 26 others

1982-09-23

Amin Gemayel sworn in as president of Lebanon

1982-10-05

Hernan Siles Zuazo appointed president of Bolivia

1982-10-10

Hernan Siles Zuazo installed as president of Bolivia

1982-10-14

President Reagan proclaims war against drugs

1982-10-20

Sri Lanka President Jayewardene re-elected

1983-01-07

President Reagan ends US arms embargo against Guatemala

1983-01-21

President Reagan certifies El Salvador human-rights abuses have decreased making country eligible for US military aid

1983-03-08

President Reagan calls the USSR an "Evil Empire"

1983-03-22

Chaim Herzog elected Israeli president

1983-03-23

US President Ronald Reagan introduces "Star Wars"-plan (SDI)

1983-04-14

President Reagan signs $165 billion Social Security rescue

1983-04-20

President Reagan signs a $165B bail out for Social Security

1983-06-16

USSR party leader Yuri Andropov elected president

1983-08-08

Brig Gen Efrain Rios Montt deposed as president of Guatemela

1983-09-29

Congress authorized President Reagan to keep 1,600 US Marines in Lebanon

1983-11-02

President Reagan signs bill establishing Dr Martin Luther King Jr. holiday

1983-11-11

President Reagan became 1st US president to address Japanese legislature

1983-12-10

Raul Alfonsin inaugurated as Argentina's 1st civilian president

1983-12-22

Egyptian president Mubarak meets with PLO leader Yasser Arafat

1984-01-10

Argentine ex-president/general Bignone arrested

1984-01-29

President Reagan formally announces he will seek a 2nd term

1984-04-11

USSR party leader Chernenko elected president

1984-04-26

President Reagan visits China

1984-05-26

US President President Ronald Reagan rules out US military intervention in Iran-Iraq war

1984-07-11

Lucas Mangope re-elected president of Bophuthatswana

1984-08-11

During radio voice test US President Reagan jokes he "signed legislation that would outlaw Russia forever. We begin bombing in 5 minutes"

1984-08-19

Republican convention in Houston nominates Ronald Reagan for President

1984-08-22

Republican convention in Dallas renominates President Reagan & VP Bush

1984-08-27

US President Ronald Reagan announces Teacher in Space project

1984-09-26

President Reagan vetoes sanctions against South Africa

1984-11-06

President Reagan (R) landslide (won 49 states) re-election over Mondale (D)

1984-11-14

Zamboanga City mayor Cesar Climaco, a prominent critic of the government of Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos, is assassinated in his home city.

1985-01-10

Daniel Ortega Saavedra inaugurated as president of Nicaragua

1985-01-15

Civil rights activist Tancredo Neves elected president

1985-01-15

Tancredo Neves becomes 1st elected president of Brazil in 21 years

1985-01-31

South African president PW Botha offers to free Mandela if he denounces violence

1985-03-29

Christos Sartzetakis elected president of Greece

1985-05-01

US President Reagan ends embargo against Nicaragua

1985-05-27

Inaugural bands parade for President Reagan

1985-07-02

Andrei Gromyko appointed president of USSR

1985-07-12

Doctors discover a cancerous growth in President Reagan's colon

1985-07-28

Alan Garcia sworn in as president of Peru

1985-08-07

A delegation of the South African Council of Churches meets with SA President P W Botha, following calls by the church for urgent discussions on the causes of unrest, forced removals and the emergency regulations in the country

1985-09-09

President Reagan orders sanctions against South Africa

1985-10-11

President Reagan bans importation of South African Krugerrands

1985-11-16

President Reagan arrives in Geneva for a summit with Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev

1985-11-19

US President Reagan & Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev meet for first time

1985-12-04

French President Mitterrand receives Polish leader Jaruzelski

1985-12-04

President Reagan appoints Vice Adm John Poindexter as security adviser

1985-12-27

Terrorists kill 20 & wound 110 attacking El Al at Rome & Vienna airports, President Reagan blames Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi

1986-01-07

US President Reagan announces economic sanctions against Libya

1986-01-14

Vinicio Cerezo becomes only 2nd freely elected president of Guatemala since CIA-sponsored coup in 1954

1986-01-24

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

1986-01-29

Yoweri Museveni sworn in as president of Uganda

1986-02-02

Oscar Arias Sanchez elected president of Costa Rica

1986-02-03

US President Reagan announces formation of Comm on Challenger Accident

1986-02-07

Haiti's President-for-Life Jean-Claude Duvalier flees to France Henri Namphy becomes leader of Haiti

1986-02-09

Haydar Bakr al-Attas appointed president of South Yemen

1986-02-25

Corazon Aquino becomes President of the Philippines, Marcos flees

1986-05-04

President Babrak Karmal resigns as party leader of Afghanistan

1986-05-12

President Reagan appoints Dr James C Fletcher NASA Administrator

1986-05-15

Argentine ex-president Galtieri sentenced to 12 years

1986-05-25

Virgilio Barco elected president of Colombia

1986-05-27

President Reagan orderes 2 Poseidon-class submarines be dismantled

1986-06-10

A Bartlett Giamatti becomes president of baseball's NL

1986-06-21

President Reagan gives speech defending his judicial appointments

1986-06-23

Tip O'Neill refuses to let President Reagan address House

1986-06-24

In Britain, Foreign Office Minister Lynda Chalker, meets Oliver Tambo, president of the African National Congress to discuss means of ending Apartheid without violence

1986-07-03

President Reagan presided over relighting of renovated Statue of Liberty

1986-08-15

President Reagan decides to support a replacement for Challenger

1986-08-28

Bolivia president Victor Paz Estensoro calls state of siege

1986-10-01

President Carter's presidential library/museum dedicated in Atlanta

1986-11-03

Joaquim Chissano elected president Mozambique

1986-11-06

President Reagan signs landmark immigration reform bill

1986-11-13

US President Reagan confesses weapon sales to Iran

1986-11-20

Afghanistan President Babrak Karmal flees

1986-11-25

Iran-Contra affair erupts, President Reagan reveals secret arm deal

1986-12-11

A Bartlett Giamatti becomes president of baseball's National League

1987-01-02

Troops of Chad President Habré conquer Fada oasis

1987-01-17

US President Reagan signs secret order permitting covert sale of arms to Iran

1987-02-19

US President Reagan lifts trade boycott against Poland

1987-03-19

Hassanali inaugurated as president of Trinidad & Tobago

1987-03-27

President Habre's troops reconquer Faya Largeau Chad

1987-04-30

Lou Lamoriello is named NJ Devils President

1987-06-12

US President Ronald Reagan challenges Mikhail Gorbachev to "tear down" the Berlin wall

1987-06-25

Pope John Paul II receives Austrian President Kurt Waldheim

1987-07-02

Nilde Iotti is named as the first female President of the Italian Chamber of Deputies.

1987-10-15

Coup in Burkina Faso, president Sankara dies

1987-11-07

Tunisian premier Zine al-Abidine fires president Habib Bourguiba

1987-12-08

US President Reagan & Soviet General Secretary Gorbachev sign a treaty eliminating medium range nuclear missiles

1987-12-16

Roh Tae Woo elected president of South Korea

1987-12-30

Premier Mugabe elected president of Zimbabwe

1988-01-17

Leslie Manigay elected president of Haiti

1988-02-14

Alfredo Stroessner re-elected president of Paraguay

1988-03-09

President Reagan presides at unveiling of Knute Rockne stamp

1988-05-08

Francois Mitterrand elected president of France

1988-05-29

Pakistan President Zia ul-Haq dismisses government and disbands parliament

1988-06-25

Iceland's President Vigdis Finnbogadóttir elected (90+%)

1988-07-06

Carlos Salinas de Gortari elected president of Mexico

1988-07-21

Massachusetts Governor Michael Dukakis accepts Democratic nomination for president

1988-07-29

Gorbachev pushes plan electing president & parliament in March, 1989

1988-08-10

Rodrigo Borja installed as president of Ecuador

1988-08-17

US Republicans nominate George W H Bush for President

1988-08-17

Pakistani President Muhammad Zia-ul-Haq and U.S. Ambassador Arnold Raphel are killed in a plane crash.

1988-08-19

Muang Muang succeeds Gen Sein Lwin as president of Burma

1988-11-03

President Reagan signs credit-card disclosure-bill

1988-11-08

Rafael Fernandez Colón elected as president of Puerto Rico

1988-11-16

President Reagan and the First Lady participate in the official state arrival ceremony, meetings and a state dinner with Margaret Thatcher

1988-11-16

President Reagan meets with Jerusalem's mayor Teddy Kollek

1988-11-23

President Reagan announces that he is pocket-vetoing a bill designed to further restrict lobbying by former federal employees.

1988-11-25

German politician Rita Süssmuth becomes president of the Bundestag.

1988-12-06

Carlos Andres Perez re-elected president of Venezuela

1989-01-04

VP Bush is 1st since VP Van Buren to declare himself president

1989-01-19

President Reagan pardons George Steinbrenner for illegal funds for Nixon

1989-01-20

George H W Bush inaugurated as 41st US President & Dan Quayle becomes 44th Vice President

1989-02-02

NL announces Yanks' broadcaster Bill White will be 1st black president

1989-02-03

Bill White named NL president; 1st black major-league sports head

1989-03-09

US Senate rejects President Bush's nomination of John Tower as Defense Secretary

1989-05-11

President Bush orders nearly 2,000 troops to Panama

1989-05-16

Soviet president Mikhail S Gorbachev & Chinese leader Deng Xiaoping ended a 30-year rift when they formally met in Beijing

1989-05-25

Mikhail Gorbachev elected Executive President in the Soviet Union

1989-07-05

South African President Pieter Botha visits ANC leader Nelson Mandela

1989-07-08

Carlos Saul Menum becomes president of Argentina

1989-07-11

President Ronald Reagan sportscasts All Star Game

1989-08-06

Jaime Paz Zamora inaugurated as president of Bolivia

1989-08-14

President Pieter W Botha of South Africa, resigns

1989-08-15

Frederik de Klerk becomes president of South Africa

1989-08-19

Tadeusz Mazowiecki, elected 1st non-communist president of Poland

1989-09-20

FW De Klerk sworn in as president of South Africa

1989-10-15

South Africa President FW de Klerk frees ANC Founder Walter Sisulu & 4 other political prisoners

1989-10-31

Turgat Ozal elected president of Turkey

1989-11-04

Rene Muawad elected president of Lebanon

1989-11-10

Bulgarian party president Todor Zjikov resigns

1989-11-16

South Africa president FW de Klerk announces scrapping of Separate Amenities Act

1989-11-21

Law banning smoking on most domestic flights signed by President Bush

1989-11-24

Elias Hrawi elected president of Lebanon

1989-11-26

Rafael Callejas installed as president of Honduras

1989-11-27

Luis Alberto Lacelle elected president of Uruguay

1989-11-29

India president Rajiv Gandhi resigns

1989-12-02

Vishwanath Pratap Singh sworn in as president of India

1989-12-03

Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev and US President George H. W. Bush, declare the Cold War over

1989-12-10

President Gustav Husak of Czechoslovakia, resigns

1989-12-17

Brazil elects conservative Fernando Collor de Mello as president

1989-12-24

Charles Taylor enters Liberia to unseat President Samuel K Doe

1989-12-29

Vaclav Havel becomes president of Czechoslovakia

1990-02-10

South African President de Klerk announces Nelson Mandela will be freed on Feb 11th

1990-03-01

Luis Alberto Lacelle sworn in as president of Uruguay

1990-03-10

Lt Gen Avril resigns as president of Haiti

1990-03-14

Mikhail S Gorbachev becomes president of the Soviet Congress

1990-03-21

Namibia becomes independent of South Africa, Sam Nujoma becomes president

1990-03-28

President Bush awards Jesse Owen the Congressional Gold Medal

1990-05-06

Former president PW Botha quit South Africa's ruling National Party

1990-05-16

Dominican Republic President Joaquín Ricardo Balaguer re-elected

1990-05-28

Cesar Gaviria Trujillo installed as president of Colombia

1990-05-29

Boris Yeltsin is elected president of the Russian republic

1990-06-07

South Africa president F W de Klerk lifts 4 year olf state of emergency

1990-06-25

African National Congress leader Nelson Mandela meets with President George Bush at the White House

1990-07-03

Liberian President, Samuel Kanyon Doe offers to resign in response to rebel incursions in his country; he will later be kidnapped and executed

1990-07-16

The ANC send a report on police violence to President F. W. de Klerk and demanded an end to "the shocking inhumanity" of police action in rural areas of South Africa

1990-07-26

President Bush signs Americans With Disabilities Act

1990-07-28

Alberto Fujimoro installed as president of Peru

1990-08-02

US President George H. W. Bush orders troops to Saudi Arabia

1990-08-06

President Ghulam Ishaq Kahn dismisses Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto in Pakistan

1990-08-12

Iraqi President Saddam Hussein says he is ready to resolve Gulf crisis if Israel withdraws from occupied territories

1990-08-16

South African President F. W. de Klerk and Nelson Mandela hold emergency talks in Pretoria about increasing violence in Soweto

1990-08-22

President Bush calls up military reserves

1990-09-05

Iraqi President Saddam Hussein urges Arabs to rise against the West

1990-09-09

Liberia president Samuel K Doe is captured by Mr Johnson's forces

1990-09-24

South African President F W de Klerk meets US President Bush in Washington DC

1990-09-24

Iraq invades the French and Dutch missions in Kuwait; French President Mitterrand called the action a violation of international law; a U.S. warship boards an Iraqi-flagged tanker bound for the port of Basrah

1990-09-29

"Millie's Book" written by 1st Lady Barbara Bush for president's dog is a best-selling non-fiction book

1990-10-01

US President Bush at UN, condemns Iraq's takeover of Kuwait

1990-10-15

Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev wins Nobel Peace Prize

1990-10-27

Supreme Soviet of Kirghiz SSR chooses Askar Akayev as republic's first president.

1990-11-07

Mary Robinson elected as 1st female president of Ireland

1990-11-15

US President Bush signs Clear Air Act of 1990

1990-11-21

French President François Mitterrand voices support of a proposed UN resolution that would authorize the use of force in the Persian Gulf

1990-11-30

US President George H. W. Bush offers to send Secretary of State James Baker to Baghdad to meet with Saddam Hussein

1990-12-13

South African President De Klerk meets with Nelson Mandela to talk of end of apartheid

1990-12-16

Rev Jean Betrand Aristide elected president of Haiti

1990-12-22

Lech Walesa sworn in as Poland's 1st popularly elected president

1991-01-06

Jorge Serrano Elias elected president of Guatemala

1991-01-14

Jorge Serrano Elias sworn in as president of Guatemala

1991-01-27

Nadine Strossen is 1st female president of the ACLU

1991-02-01

President F W de Klerk, says he would repeal all apartheid laws

1991-02-07

Jean-Bertrand Aristide sworn in as Haiti's 1st elected president

1991-03-03

Miguel Trovoada installed as president of Sao Tomé e Principal

1991-03-06

Following Iraq's capitulation in the Persian Gulf conflict, President Bush told Congress that "aggression is defeated. The war is over"

1991-05-04

President Bush is hospitalized for erratic heartbeat

1991-05-15

President Bush takes Queen Elizabeth to Oakland A's-Balt Oriole game

1991-05-21

Ethiopia's Marxist president (Mengistu Haile Mariam) resigns

1991-06-12

Boris Yelstin elected president of Russian Federation

1991-06-16

Boris Yeltsin elected president of Russian SSR

1991-06-18

Boris Yeltsin, president of Russia, arrives in US

1991-07-10

Boris Yeltsin sworn in as 1st elected president of Russian Federation

1991-08-13

US Vice-President Dan Quayle makes a speech attacking lawyers

1991-08-16

President Bush declares recession is near an end

1991-09-05

Nelson Mandela chosen as president of African National Congress

1991-09-06

Ronald Venetiaan chosen president of Suriname

1991-09-27

President Bush decides to end full-time B-52 bombers alert

1991-09-30

Rev Jean Betrand Aristide ousted as president of Haiti

1991-11-06

Russian president Boris Yeltsin outlaws Communist Party

1991-11-24

Rachmon Nabijev elected president of Tadzjikistan

1991-12-01

Nursultan Nazarbayev sworn in as president of Kazakhstan

1991-12-25

Mikhail Gorbachev formally resigns as President of USSR in a televised speech

1992-01-01

Bush is 1st US president to address Australian Parliament

1992-02-20

Ross Perot says he'll run for President on Larry King Show

1992-04-04

Sali Berisha becomes president/Alexander Meksi premier of Albania

1992-04-05

Thailand General Suchinda Kraprayoon installed as president

1992-04-16

Afghan president Najibullah resigns

1992-04-28

Italian President Francesco Cossiga formally resigns

1992-05-23

President Bush orders Coast Guard to intercept boats with Haitian refugees

1992-05-25

Oscar Luigi Scalfaro elected president of Italy

1992-06-08

Thomas Klestil succeeds Waldheim as president of Austria

1992-06-28

Burharnuddin Rabbani becomes president of Afghanistan

1992-06-30

Fidel Ramos installed as president of Philippines

1992-06-30

South African ANC President Nelson Mandela meets with UN Secretary-General Boutros Boutros-Ghali at Dakar

1992-07-01

Ali Kafi becomes president of Algeria

1992-07-05

Sixto Durán Ballén elected president of Ecuador

1992-07-08

Thomas Klestil installed as president of Austria

1992-07-20

Václav Havel resigns as president of Czechoslovakia.

1992-07-27

Nelson Mandela says that a general strike will go ahead; the aim of the mass protest was the peaceful removal of President De Klerk from power, the immediate transfer of political power to the people and free and fair elections to a constituent assembly

1992-09-29

Parliament suspends president Fernando Collor

1992-11-03

Bill Clinton (D) wins US presidential election over President Bush (R)

1992-12-04

Somali Civil War: President George H. W. Bush orders 28,000 US troops to Somalia in Northeast Africa.

1992-12-20

Slobodan Milosevic re-elected president of Serbia

1992-12-24

US President Bush pardons Caspar Weinberger for Iran-contra affair

1993-01-07

The Fourth Republic of Ghana is inaugurated with Jerry Rawlings as President.

1993-01-20

Bill Clinton inaugurated as 42nd US President

1993-02-11

Janet Reno selected by President Clinton as US Attorney General

1993-03-24

Ezer Weizman elected president of Israel

1993-03-27

Jiang Zemin is appointed President of the People's Republic of China.

1993-04-11

Kirsan Ilumzjinov installed as president of Kalmukkie

1993-05-01

Bomb attack on Sri Lankan president (26 die)

1993-05-16

Suleyman Demirel elected president of Turkey

1993-05-21

Venezuela president Carlos Andres Perez fired

1993-05-31

President Dobrica Cosic of little Yugoslavia flees

1993-06-01

Guatemala president Jorge Serrano overthrown by army

1993-06-06

Punsalmaagiyn Otsjirbat recognized as president of Mongolia

1993-06-13

Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani re-elected president of Iran

1993-06-26

The U.S. launches a cruise missile attack targeting Baghdad intelligence headquarters in retaliation for a thwarted assassination attempt against former President George H.W. Bush in April in Kuwait.

1993-06-27

Don Henley booed in Milwaukee when he dedicates the song "It's Not Easy Being Green" to President Clinton

1993-07-07

Guntis Ulmanis elected president of Latvia

1993-07-16

President Lissouba calls emergency rule in Congo-Brazzaville

1993-07-18

Afghan president Ishaq Khan & prime minister Nawaz Sharif resign

1993-07-19

President Clinton fires FBI director William Sessions

1993-08-28

Singapore vice-premier Teng Cheong elected president

1993-08-31

Venezuela president Carlos Perez flees

1993-09-22

Supreme Soviet dismisses president Boris Yeltsin

1993-10-15

Nelson Mandela & South Africa president F W de Klerk awarded Nobel Peace Prize

1993-10-16

General Omar al-Bashir appointed Sudan president

1993-11-13

Pakistani minister of Foreign affairs Faruk Leghari elected president

1993-11-16

Russian President Yeltsin shuts Lenin museum

1993-11-30

President Clinton signs Brady Gun Control Bill

1993-12-05

Rafael Caldera elected president of Venezuela

1993-12-07

Henri Konan Bedie names himself President of Ivory coast

1993-12-11

Eduardo Frei elected president of Chile

1994-01-03

Restoration of South African citizenship, announced on 15 December 1993 by the South African parliament led by President F.W. de Klerk, becomes effective four months before the first South Africa non-racial polls of 27 April, 1994

1994-02-03

President Bill Clinton lifts US trade embargo against Vietnam

1994-02-06

Jose Maria Figueres elected president of Costa Rica

1994-02-06

Martti Ahtisaari elected president of Finland

1994-03-01

Martti Ahtisaari inaugurated as president of Finland

1994-03-11

Eduardo Frei succeeds Patricio Aylwin as president of Chile

1994-03-13

President Mangope of Bophuthatswana deposed

1994-04-06

The Rwandan Genocide begins when the aircraft carrying Rwandan president Juvénal Habyarimana and Burundian president Cyprien Ntaryamira is shot down.

1994-04-13

President guard at Kigali Rwanda, chops 1,200 church members to death

1994-04-18

Former President Nixon suffered a stroke & dies 4 days later

1994-04-27

President Nixon buried in Nixon Library in Calif

1994-05-08

Ernesto Perez Balladares elected president of Panama

1994-05-08

Jose Maria Figueres becomes president of Costa Rica

1994-05-08

President Clinton announces US will no longer repatriate boat people

1994-05-10

Nelson Mandela sworn in as South Africa's 1st black president

1994-05-16

Joaquín Balaguer (86) elected President of Dominican Republic

1994-05-23

Roman Herzog elected president of Germany

1994-06-19

Ernesto Samper elected president of Colombia

1994-07-01

Roman Herzog sworn in as German president

1994-07-19

Leonid Kvetjsma sworn in as Ukraine president

1994-08-07

Ernesto Samper sworn in as president of Colombia

1994-08-15

South African President Nelson Mandela receives Anne Frank Penning

1994-09-30

Sylvestre Ntibantunganya elected president of Burundi

1994-10-01

South African President Nelson Mandela visits US

1994-10-03

Fernando Henrique Cardoso elected president of Brazil

1994-11-06

Emomali Rachmonov recognized as president of Tadzjikistan

1994-11-09

Chandrika Kumaratunga chosen 1st female president of Sri Lanka

1994-11-27

Julio Maria Sanguinetti elected president of Uruguay

1994-12-01

Ernesto Zedillo innaugrated as president of Mexico

1995-01-01

Fernando Henrique Cardoso installed as president of Brazil

1995-01-14

Mexico pledges profits from state-owned Pemex's $7-billion-per-year oil revenues in an effort to secure US congressional approval of loan guarantees; President Clinton approves a $20-billion U.S. aid package for Mexico

1995-01-31

President Bill Clinton authorizes a $20 billion loan to Mexico to stabilize its economy.

1995-03-01

Julio Maria Sanguinetti sworn in as president of Uruguay

1995-03-08

Costis Stephanopoulos becomes president of Greece

1995-03-09

President Konstantine Karamanlis (88) of Greece, resigns

1995-04-23

President Clinton declares a national day of mourning for Oklahoma City

1995-07-09

Former South Africa President F. W. de Klerk is implicated of knowing and condoning a 'dirty tricks' campaign that was waged against the ANC between 1990 and the 1994 election in a bid to destabilise the organisation

1995-11-29

US President Bill Clinton lifts ban on exports of oil from the Alaskan North Slope; the ban was imposed after the oil embargo by Arab oil producers in 1973

1996-01-27

Colonel Ibrahim Baré Maïnassara deposes the first democratically elected president of Niger, Mahamane Ousmane, in a military coup.

1996-03-23

Taiwan holds its first direct elections and chooses Lee Teng-hui as President.

1996-04-30

US President Clinton approves the sale of $227 million of crude oil from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve; US gas prices are at their highest levels in 5 years

1996-05-06

Guatemala's leftist guerrillas sign key accord with government of President Alvaro Arzu aimed at ending 35 years of civil war

1996-05-28

U.S. President Bill Clinton's former business partners in the Whitewater land deal, James McDougal and Susan McDougal, and Arkansas Governor Jim Guy Tucker, are convicted of fraud.

1996-06-11

Bob Dole, (Sen-R-KS), resigns from US senate to run for president

1996-07-07

Nelson Mandela steps down as President of South Africa

1996-08-06

US President Bill Clinton signs a new bill imposing sanctions on non-US companies which invest over $40 million a year in the energy sectors of Iran or Libya

1996-08-26

President Bill Clinton signs welfare reform into law, representing major shift in US welfare policy

1996-09-24

U.S. President Bill Clinton signed the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty at the United Nations.

1996-09-27

In Afghanistan, the Taliban capture the capital city Kabul after driving out President Burhanuddin Rabbani and executing former leader Mohammad Najibullah.

1996-10-06

Bob Dole and President Bill Clinton meet in their 1st debate

1997-01-10

Right-winger Arnoldo Aleman sworn in as president of Nicaragua

1997-02-04

After at first contesting the results, Serbian President Slobodan Milošević recognizes opposition victories in the November 1996 elections.

1997-03-04

President Clinton bans federally funded human cloning research

1997-03-14

President Clinton trips & tears up his knee requiring surgery

1997-04-30

President Clinton's daughter Chelsea chooses to attend Stanford College

1997-05-20

US President Clinton signs an executive order barring new US investment in Burma (also known as Myanmar), effective May 21 and renewable annually

1997-05-25

A military coup in Sierra Leone replaces President Ahmad Tejan Kabbah with Major Johnny Paul Koromah.

1997-05-30

Ken Dryden becomes president of NHL's Toronto Maple Leafs

1997-07-25

K.R. Narayanan is sworn-in as India's 10th president and the first Dalit— formerly called "untouchable"— to hold this office.

1997-10-25

After a brief civil war which has driven President Pascal Lissouba out of Brazzaville, Denis Sassou-Nguesso proclaims himself the President of the Republic of the Congo.

1997-12-16

President Clinton names his Labrador retriever "Buddy"

1998-01-07

Former White House intern Monica Lewinsky signs affidavit denying she had an affair with President Bill Clinton

1998-01-17

President Clinton faces sexual harrament charges from Paula Jones

1998-01-26

President Bill Clinton says "I want to say one thing to the American people; I did not have sexual relations with that woman, Miss Lewinsky"

1998-05-22

Lewinsky scandal: a federal judge rules that United States Secret Service agents can be compelled to testify before a grand jury concerning the scandal, involving President Bill Clinton.

1998-05-26

Date for Paula Jones sex harassment trial vs President Clinton

1998-08-11

Palestine Liberation Organisation and Palestinian National Authority president, Yasser Arafat, arrives in Cape Town on his first state visit to South Africa at the invitation of President Nelson Mandela

1998-08-17

Monica Lewinsky scandal: US President Bill Clinton admits in taped testimony that he had an "improper physical relationship" with White House intern Monica Lewinsky. On the same day he admits before the nation that he "misled people" about his relationship.

1998-09-11

Independent counsel Kenneth Starr sends a report to the U.S. Congress accusing President Bill Clinton of 11 possible impeachable offenses.

1998-11-12

Vice President of the United States Al Gore symbolically signs the Kyoto Protocol.

1998-11-16

Monica Lewinsky signs a deal for the North American rights to a book about her affair with US President Clinton

1998-11-19

Lewinsky scandal: The United States House of Representatives Judiciary Committee begins impeachment hearings against U.S. President Bill Clinton.

1998-12-06

Hugo Chávez Frías, Venezuelan military and politician, is elected President of Venezuela.

1998-12-19

Lewinsky scandal: The United States House of Representatives forwards articles I and III of impeachment against President Bill Clinton to the Senate.

1999-01-07

Impeachment trial of President Bill Clinton begins in the US Senate.

1999-02-12

President Bill Clinton is acquitted by the United States Senate in his impeachment trial.

1999-02-27

Olusegun Obasanjo becomes Nigeria's first elected president since mid-1983.

1999-03-23

Gunmen assassinate Paraguay's Vice President Luis María Argaña.

1999-04-09

Ibrahim Baré Maïnassara, President of Niger, is assassinated.

1999-04-12

US President Bill Clinton is cited for contempt of court for giving "intentionally false statements" in a sexual harassment civil lawsuit.

1999-05-02

Panamanian election, 1999: Mireya Moscoso becomes the first woman to be elected President of Panama.

1999-05-07

In Guinea-Bissau, President João Bernardo Vieira is ousted in a military coup.

1999-05-29

Olusegun Obasanjo takes office as President of Nigeria, the first elected and civilian head of state in Nigeria after 16 years of military rule.

1999-06-16

Thabo Mbeki is elected 2nd President of a democratic South Africa

1999-06-25

In his first state of the nation address, South African President Thabo Mbeki promises to tackle rampaging crime; the nation's murder rate is the third highest in the world and more than 49,000 cases of rape were reported in 1998

1999-08-09

Russian President Boris Yeltsin fires his Prime Minister, Sergei Stepashin, and for the fourth time fires his entire cabinet.

1999-08-19

In Belgrade tens of thousands of Serbians rally to demand the resignation of Slobodan Milošević as president of the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia

1999-12-28

Saparmurat Niyazov is proclaimed President for Life in Turkmenistan.

1999-12-31

Boris Yeltsin resigns as President of Russia, leaving Prime Minister Vladimir Putin as the acting President.

2000-01-13

Microsoft chairman Bill Gates steps aside as chief executive and promotes company president Steve Ballmer to the position

2000-02-18

Stjepan Mesić becomes the second president of Croatia.

2000-05-01

Philippine President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo declares the existence of "a state of rebellion", hours after thousands of supporters of her arrested predecessor, Joseph Estrada, storm towards the presidential palace at the height of the EDSA III rebellion.

2000-05-02

President Bill Clinton announces that accurate GPS access would no longer be restricted to the United States military.

2000-06-13

President Kim Dae Jung of South Korea meets Kim Jong-il, leader of North Korea, for the beginning of the first ever inter-Korea summit, in the northern capital of Pyongyang.

2000-07-02

Vicente Fox Quesada is elected the first President of México from an opposition party, the Partido Acción Nacional after more than 70 years of continuous rule by the Partido Revolucionario Institucional.

2000-08-09

South African President Thabo Mbeki unveils the Women's Monument commemorating the role of women in the anti-apartheid struggle

2000-10-06

Yugoslav president Slobodan Milošević resigns.

2000-10-26

Laurent Gbagbo takes over as president of Côte d'Ivoire following a popular uprising against President Robert Guéï. Bret Hart retires.

2000-11-13

Philippine House Speaker Manuel B. Villar, Jr. passes the articles of impeachment against Philippine President Joseph Estrada.

2000-11-16

Bill Clinton becomes the first U.S. President to visit Vietnam since the end of the Vietnam War.

2000-11-17

Alberto Fujimori is removed from office as president of Peru.

2000-11-28

Ukrainian politician Oleksander Moroz begins the Cassette Scandal by publicly accusing President Leonid Kuchma of involvement in the murder of journalist Georgiy Gongadze.

2000-12-13

American Vice President Al Gore delivers his concession speech effectively ending his hopes of becoming the 43rd President of the United States.

2001-01-16

Congolese President Laurent-Désiré Kabila is assassinated by one of his own bodyguards.

2001-01-16

US President Bill Clinton awards former President Theodore Roosevelt a posthumous Medal of Honor for his service in the Spanish-American War.

2001-01-17

President Bill Clinton posthumously raises Meriwether Lewis' rank from Lieutenant to Captain.

2001-01-20

President of the Philippines Joseph Estrada is ousted in the EDSA II Revolution and succeeded by Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo.

2001-01-29

Thousands of student protesters in Indonesia storm parliament and demand that President Abdurrahman Wahid resign due to alleged involvement in corruption scandals.

2001-04-01

Former president of Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Slobodan Milošević surrenders to police special forces, to be tried on charges of war crimes.

2001-04-30

US Vice-President Cheney calls fors increased domestic production of fossil fuels and increased usage of nuclear power to meet America's energy demand

2001-05-17

President Bush calls for reduced regulations to encourage more oil, gas, and nuclear production

2001-08-03

US President George Bush signs into law the Iran and Libya Sanctions Act (ILSA) Extension Act of 2001

2001-08-09

US President George W. Bush announces his support for federal funding of limited research on embryonic stem cells.

2001-09-20

In an address to a joint session of Congress and the American people, U.S. President George W. Bush declares a "war on terror".

2001-10-05

Tom Ridge resigns as Governor of Pennsylvania to become President Bush's Homeland Security Advisor.

2001-10-08

U.S. President George W. Bush announces the establishment of the Office of Homeland Security.

2001-11-13

War on Terrorism: In the first such act since World War II, US President George W. Bush signs an executive order allowing military tribunals against foreigners suspected of connections to terrorist acts or planned acts on the United States.

2001-11-13

US President Bush orders that the Strategic Petroleum Reserve be filled to capacity over the next few years

2001-11-20

In Washington, D.C., U.S. President George W. Bush dedicates the United States Department of Justice headquarters building as the Robert F. Kennedy Justice Building, honoring the late Robert F. Kennedy on what would have been his 76th birthday.

2001-12-20

Argentine economic crisis: President of Argentina Fernando de la Rúa is forced out of office.

2001-12-22

Burhanuddin Rabbani, political leader of the Afghan Northern Alliance, hands over power in Afghanistan to the interim government headed by President Hamid Karzai.

2002-01-02

Eduardo Duhalde is appointed interim President of Argentina by the Legislative Assembly.

2002-01-08

President George W. Bush signs into law the No Child Left Behind Act.

2002-01-29

In his State of the Union Address, United States President George W. Bush describes "regimes that sponsor terror" as an Axis of Evil, in which he includes Iraq, Iran and North Korea.

2002-02-12

The trial of former President of Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Slobodan Milošević begins at the United Nations war crimes tribunal in The Hague. He eventually dies four years later before its conclusion.

2002-04-11

An attempted coup d'état takes place in Venezuela against President Hugo Chávez .

2002-04-12

Pedro Carmona becomes interim President of Venezuela during the military coup against Hugo Chávez.

2002-04-13

Pedro Carmona, interim president of Venezuela, resigns one day after taking office.

2002-04-14

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez returns to office two days after being ousted and arrested by the country's military.

2002-05-12

Former US President Jimmy Carter arrives in Cuba for a five-day visit with Fidel Castro becoming first President of the United States, in or out of office, to visit the island since Castro's 1959 revolution.

2002-05-26

Álvaro Uribe becomes President of Colombia.

2002-06-29

U.S. Vice President Dick Cheney, serves as Acting President for two and a half hours, while President George W. Bush undergoes a colonoscopy procedure.

2002-07-09

The African Union is established in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The first chairman is Thabo Mbeki, President of South Africa.

2002-07-14

French President Jacques Chirac escapes an assassination attempt unscathed during Bastille Day celebrations.

2002-07-30

The accounting law referred to as "The Sarbanes Oxley Act" is signed into law by President George W. Bush.

2002-11-16

Iraqi President Saddam Hussein says that he had to accept UN Resolution 1441 because the United States and Israel had shown their "claws and teeth" and declared unitlateral war on the Iraqi people

2003-05-01

2003 invasion of Iraq: In what becomes known as the "Mission Accomplished" speech, U.S. President George W. Bush declares that "major combat operations in Iraq have ended" on board the USS Abraham Lincoln off the coast of California.

2003-05-25

Néstor Kirchner becomes President of Argentina after defeating Carlos Menem. He is the first elected President since the economic crisis.

2003-10-18

Bolivian Gas War: President Gonzalo Sánchez de Lozada, is forced to resign and leave Bolivia.

2003-11-22

In Tbilisi, Georgia, opponents of President Eduard Shevardnadze seize the parliament building and demand the president's resignation.

2003-11-23

Georgian president Eduard Shevardnadze resigns following weeks of mass protests over flawed elections.

2003-12-13

Former Iraqi President Saddam Hussein is captured near his home town of Tikrit (see Operation Red Dawn).

2003-12-14

President of Pakistan Pervez Musharaf narrowly escapes an assassination attempt.

2003-12-14

President George W. Bush announces the capture of Saddam Hussein.

2003-12-22

The New York Knicks hire Isiah Thomas as President of Basketball Operations

2004-01-01

In a vote of confidence, General Pervez Musharraf wins 658 out of 1,170 votes in the Electoral College of Pakistan, and according to Article 41(8) of the Constitution of Pakistan, was "deemed to be elected" to the office of President until October 2007.

2004-01-06

Costas Simitis announces his resignation as president of the Panhellenic Socialist Movement in Greece.

2004-01-26

President Hamid Karzai signs the new constitution of Afghanistan.

2004-02-26

Macedonian President Boris Trajkovski is killed in a plane crash near Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina.

2004-02-29

Jean-Bertrand Aristide resigns as President of Haiti following popular rebel uprising.

2004-03-01

Mohammed Bahr al-Uloum becomes President of Iraq.

2004-03-12

Roh Moo-hyun, President of South Korea is impeached by its national assembly for the first time in the nation's history.

2004-03-19

Taiwanese president Chen Shui-bian is shot just before the country's presidential election on March 20.

2004-04-06

Rolandas Paksas becomes the first president of Lithuania to be peacefully removed from the post by impeachment.

2004-05-01

Cyprus, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Poland, Slovakia, and Slovenia join the European Union, celebrated at the residence of the Irish President in Dublin.

2004-05-09

Chechen president Akhmad Kadyrov is killed in a land mine bomb blast under a VIP stage during a World War II memorial victory parade in Grozny, Chechnya.

2004-05-14

The Constitutional Court of South Korea overturns the impeachment of President Roh Moo-hyun.

2004-06-06

Tamil is established as a Classical language by the President of India, Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam in a joint sitting of the two houses of the Indian Parliament.

2004-07-17

Former South African President Nelson Mandela calls for commitment by the world to take action against Aids

2004-10-25

Fidel Castro, Cuba's President, announces that transactions using the American Dollar will be banned by November 8.

2005-02-23

Slovakia Summit 2005 begins, marking the first occasion when a sitting American President visits Slovakia; George W. Bush and Vladimir Putin are in attendance.

2005-02-26

Hosni Mubarak the president of Egypt orders the constitution changed to allow multi-candidate presidential elections before September 2005 by asking Egyptian parliament to amend Article 76 of the constitution.

2005-04-06

Kurdish leader Jalal Talabani becomes the Iraqi president; Shiite Arab Ibrahim al-Jaafari is named premier the next day.

2005-05-10

A hand grenade which was thrown by Vladimir Arutyunian lands about 65 feet (20 metres) from U.S. President George W. Bush while he was giving a speech to a crowd in Tbilisi, Georgia, but it malfunctions and does not detonate.

2005-08-03

President Maaouya Ould Sid'Ahmed Taya of Mauritania is overthrown in a military coup while attending the funeral of King Fahd in Saudi Arabia.

2005-10-28

Plame affair: Lewis Libby, Vice-president Dick Cheney's chief of staff, is indicted in the Valerie Plame case. Libby resigns later that day.

2005-11-23

Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, elected president of Liberia, is the first woman to lead an African country.

2005-11-27

President El Hadj Omar Bongo Ondimba of Gabon, in power since 1967 and the longest-serving head of state in the world, was re-elected to his third consecutive seven-year term.

2005-12-15

Argentina's president Néstor Kirchner announces the early repayment of its external debt to the IMF.

2006-01-16

Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf is sworn in as Liberia's new president. She becomes Africa's first female elected head of state.

2006-01-22

Evo Morales is inaugurated as President of Bolivia, becoming the country's first indigenous president.

2006-02-24

President of the Philippines Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo declares Proclamation 1017 placing the country in a state of emergency in attempt to subdue possible military coup.

2006-03-01

Tarja Halonen is inaugurated as President of Finland for the second and last time.

2006-03-11

Michelle Bachelet is inaugurated as first female president of Chile.

2006-03-20

Over 150 Chadian soldiers are killed in eastern Chad by members of the rebel UFDC. The rebel movement sought to overthrow Chadian president Idriss Deby.

2006-04-11

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad announces that Iran has successfully enriched uranium.

2006-06-29

Hamdan v. Rumsfeld: The U.S. Supreme Court rules that President George W. Bush's plan to try Guantanamo Bay detainees in military tribunals violates U.S. and international law.

2006-11-05

Saddam Hussein, former president of Iraq, and his co-defendants Barzan Ibrahim al-Tikriti and Awad Hamed al-Bandar are sentenced to death in the al-Dujail trial for the role in the massacre of the 148 Shi'as in 1982.

2006-11-27

Francesco Cossiga, Italian politician and former President of the Italian Republic, resigned from his position as lifetime senator.

2006-12-15

B.B. King is awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by President George W. Bush

2007-02-21

Italian Prime Minister Romano Prodi resigns from office. His resignation is rejected by the President of Italy, Giorgio Napolitano.

2007-04-04

15 British Royal Navy personnel held in Iran are released by the Iranian President.

2007-05-16

Nicolas Sarkozy becomes the 23rd President of France

2007-06-12

Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, Russian novelist and historian, is awarded the State Prize of the Russian Federation for his humanitarian work by President Putin

2007-07-25

Pratibha Patil is sworn in as India's first woman president

2007-09-12

Former Philippine President Joseph Estrada is convicted of the crime of plunder.

2007-09-18

Pervez Musharraf announces that he will step down as army chief and restore civilian rule to Pakistan, but only after he is re-elected president.

2007-09-24

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad gives a controversial speech on the campus of Columbia University.

2007-10-02

President Roh Moo-hyun of South Korea walks across the Military Demarcation Line into North Korea on his way to the second Inter-Korean Summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Il.

2007-10-29

Argentina elects its first female president, Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner.

2007-11-10

¿Por qué no te callas? incident between King Juan Carlos of Spain and Venezuela's president Hugo Chávez.

2007-11-25

The first European Parliament election and a referendum on changing the voting system (called by the President and declared invalid because of insufficient turnout) were held in Romania.

2008-02-24

Fidel Castro retires as the President of Cuba after nearly fifty years.

2008-08-06

A military junta led by Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz stages a coup d'etat in Mauritania, overthrowing president Sidi Ould Cheikh Abdallahi

2008-08-18

President Of Pakistan Pervez Musharaf resigned due to pressure from opposition.

2008-08-27

Barack Obama becomes the first African-American to be nominated by a major political party for President of the United States

2008-09-21

President Thabo Mbeki of South Africa resigns from office, effective September 25.

2008-10-03

The $700 billion bailout bill for the US financial system is signed by President George W. Bush

2008-11-04

Barack Obama becomes the first African-American to be elected President of the United States

2008-12-09

The Governor of Illinois, Rod Blagojevich, is arrested by federal officials for a number of alleged crimes including attempting to sell the United States Senate seat being vacated by President-elect Barack Obama's election to the Presidency

2008-12-14

President George W. Bush made his fourth and final (planned) trip to Iraq as president and almost struck by two shoes thrown at him by Iraqi journalist Muntadhar al-Zaidi during a farewell conference in Baghdad.

2009-01-20

Barack Obama, inaugurated as the 44th President of the United States of America, becomes the United States' first African-American president

2009-01-20

Joe Biden assumes the office of the Vice President of the United States

2009-03-04

The International Criminal Court (ICC) issues an arrest warrant for Sudanese President Omar Hassan al-Bashir for war crimes and crimes against humanity in Darfur. Al-Bashir is the first sitting head of state to be indicted by the ICC since its establishment in 2002.

2009-04-07

Former Peruvian President Alberto Fujimori is sentenced to 25 years in prison for ordering killings and kidnappings by security forces.

2009-04-12

President Mahmoud Abbas of the Palestinian National Authority makes a courtesy phone call to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel, restarting the Palestinian-Israeli dialogue

2009-08-04

Kim Jong-il meets former president Bill Clinton. He pardons and releases captured American journalists Euna Lee and Laura Ling who were found guilty of entering the country illegally.

2009-11-22

President Hugo Chavez states that Venezuela is in recession as the economy contracted 4.5% in the third quarter

2010-01-28

Five murderers of President Sheikh Mujibur Rahman of Bangladesh hanged: Lieutenant Colonel Syed Faruq Rahman, Lieutenant Colonel Sultan Shahriar Rashid Khan, Major AKM Mohiuddin Ahmed, Major Bazlul Huda and Lieutenant Colonel Mohiuddin Ahmed.

2010-03-11

Sebastián Piñera become chilean president.

2010-04-10

Polish Air Force Tu-154M crashes near Smolensk, Russia, killing all 96 people on board including President Lech Kaczyński.

2010-06-16

Cam Neely is named President of his former team, the Boston Bruins

2010-08-01

A 200x250 photo mosaic of President Corazon Aquino was unveiled near the Quirino Grandstand at the Luneta Park, Manila in commemoration of her first death anniversay and it has been submitted to the Guinness World Records to be certified as the largest photo mosaic in the world.

2010-12-22

The repeal of the Don't Ask Don't Tell policy, the 17-year-old policy banning on homosexuals serving openly in the United States military, was signed into law by President Barack Obama.

2011-01-14

Ben Ali, former Tunisian president, fled the country to Saudi Arabia after popular protests (dubbed as Jasmine Revolution) requesting his departure.

2011-04-27

U.S. President Barack Obama, coerced by incessant false "birther" accusations, publicly releases a copy of his birth certificate

2011-11-18

Former Filipino President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo is arrested and held at Veterans Memorial Medical Center in Quezon City under charges of electoral sabotage

2011-11-23

Arab Spring: After 11 months of protests in Yemen, The Yemeni president Ali Abdullah Saleh Signs a deal to transfer power to the vice president, in exchange for legal immunity.

2012-01-14

Ma Ying-jeou wins re-election as President of the Republic of China with 51% of the vote

2012-02-12

Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow is re-elected president of Turkmenistan with 97% of the vote

2012-02-17

The President of Germany, Christian Wulff, resigns over a corruption scandal

2012-02-21

Yemen voters go to the polls for a presidential election where the only candidate on the ballot paper is vice-president Abd Rabbuh Mansur al-Hadi

2012-03-06

Francisco Xavier do Amaral, East Timorese President, dies at 75

2012-03-18

Joachim Gauck elected President of the Federal republic of Germany by the Federal Assembly

2012-03-26

Macky Sall elected as President of Senegal

2012-04-03

US President Barack Obama officially secures Democratic presidential nomination

2012-04-04

Boris Tadić, President of Serbia, resigns

2012-04-07

Joyce Banda becomes President of Malawi

2012-04-12

Civilian rule in Mali is returned after Dioncounda Traore is sworn in as interim president

2012-05-06

Francois Hollande elected President of France

2012-05-07

Vladimir Putin sworn in for third six year term as President of Russia

2012-05-09

United States President Barack Obama officially states his support for same sex marriage

2012-05-20

Tomislav Nikolić elected president of Serbia

2012-06-24

Mohamed Morsi of the Muslim Brotherhood becomes President of Egypt

2012-06-30

Mohamed Morsi is sworn in as President of Egypt

2012-07-05

Enrique Pena Nieto of the Institutional Revolutionary Party is elected President of Mexico after a recount following irregularities

2012-07-22

Pranab Mukherjee is elected President of India

2012-07-24

John Dramani becomes President of Ghana after the death of President John Atta Mills

2012-09-06

Barack Obama accepts the Democratic nomination for US President

2012-09-25

Anouchka van Miltenburg is elected President of the House of Representatives in the Netherlands

2012-10-08

Hugo Chávez is re-elected as president of Venezuela for a fourth term

2012-11-06

Barack Obama re-elected as US President

2012-11-24

Ernest Bai Koroma is re-elected President of Sierra Leone

2012-12-01

Enrique Peña Nieto sworn in as President of Mexico

2012-12-02

Borut Pahor is elected President of Slovenia

2012-12-09

Incumbent Ghanaian president John Mahama wins the general election amidst allegations of fraud

2012-12-19

Park Geun-hye wins the South Korean presidential election to become the nation's first female president

2013-01-21

Jeroen Dijsselbloem, Netherlands' Minister of Finance, becomes the President of the Euro Group

2013-02-16

Anthony Carmona is elected President of Trinidad and Tobago

2013-02-17

President Rafael Correa wins the Ecuadorian general election in a landslide victory

2013-02-24

Raúl Castro is elected to a second term as the President of Cuba

2013-02-25

Cuban President Raul Castro announces he will not seek another term in 2018

2013-03-05

Venezuelan Vice-President Nicolás Maduro assumes the presidency after the death of Hugo Chavez

2013-03-14

Xi Jinping is named as the new President of the People's Republic of China

2013-04-08

Filip Vujanović's election as President of Montenegro is confirmed by the electoral commission

2013-04-15

Nicolás Maduro is narrowly elected President of Venezuela

2013-04-20

Giorgio Napolitano is re-elected President of Italy

2013-04-21

Horacio Cartes is elected President of Paraguay

2013-04-23

A 1% flash crash hits the US stock market after a news agency was hacked and claimed injury to President Obama

2013-05-10

Joe Sakic is hired by his former team, the Colorado Avalanche, as Executive Vice President of Hockey Operations

2013-05-24

Rafael Correa is sworn into a third term as President of Ecuador

2013-06-14

Hassan Rouhani is elected President of Iran

2013-06-27

Tsakhiagiin Elbegdorj is re-elected President of Mongolia

2013-07-01

Demonstrations occur across Egypt with 15 million people calling for the resignation of their President, Mohammed Morsi

2013-07-02

16 people are killed and 200 are injured in protest clashes at Cairo University against Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi

2013-07-03

Egypt's president, Mohammed Morsi, is deposed by the military with Adly Mansour appointed interim president

2013-07-30

Mamnoon Hussain is elected President of Pakistan

2013-08-04

Hassan Rouhani is inaugurated as the President of Iran

2013-08-12

Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta is elected President of Mali

2013-10-07

Mulatu Teshome becomes president of Ethiopia

2013-11-17

Abdulla Yameen becomes the President of the Maldives

2013-11-17

Giorgi Margvelashvili becomes the President of Georgia

2013-12-15

Michelle Bachelet is elected President of Chile

2014-02-21

US President Barack Obama meets with the Dalai Lama

2014-02-22

Ukrainian parliament votes to remove President Viktor Yanukovych from his position

2014-03-18

Phil Jackson signs a five-year contract to be president of the New York Knicks

2014-03-29

Andrej Kiska is elected President of Slovakia

2014-04-03

Marie Louise Coleiro Preca is elected President of Malta

2014-04-17

Abdelaziz Bouteflika wins a fourth term as President of Algeria

2014-05-04

Juan Carlos Varela is elected President of Panama

2014-05-21

José Mário Vaz is elected President of Guinea-Bissau

2014-05-25

Petro Poroshenk is elected President of the Ukraine

2014-05-25

Dalia Grybauskaitė is re-elected President of Lithuania

2014-05-26

Narendra Modi becomes President of India

2014-05-28

Abdel Fattah el-Sisi is elected President of Egypt

2014-06-15

Juan Manuel Santos is reelected President of Columbia

2014-06-23

Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz is re-elected President of Mauritania

2014-07-01

Martin Schulz is re-elected President of the European Parliament

2014-07-02

Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy is criminally charged with corruption by French prosecutors

2014-07-09

Joko Widodo is elected president of Indonesia

2014-07-16

Bashar Assad is sworn in for a third term as President of Syria

2014-07-24

Fuad Masum is elected as the President of Iraq

2014-07-24

Reuven Rivlin is sworn in as the President of Israel

2014-09-29

Ashraf Ghani becomes President of Afghanistan

2014-10-12

Evo Morales is re-elected President of Bolivia

2014-10-20

Joko Widodo becomes President of Indonesia

2014-10-26

Dilma Rousseff is re-elected President of Brazil

2014-11-04

Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko orderes army reinforcements to key southern and eastern cities in case of a new rebel offensive in the regions

2014-11-08

US President Obama authorises deployment of 1500 additional troops to help train and advise Iraqi and Kurdish forces fighting Islamic State militants

2014-11-15

Vladimir Putin's press secretary says media reports that the Russian president plans to leave the G20 Summit in Brisbane early are nonsense

2014-11-20

Nearly 5 million illegal migrants in the US will have the threat of deportation deferred, after President Barack Obama announces sweeping immigration changes

2014-11-23

An adviser to the Kenyan president says the slaughter of 28 people on a bus by the Somali militant Islamist group al-Shabab is intended to create a religious war in the country

2014-11-23

Republicans condemn US President Obama's use of executive powers to force through immigration reform

2016-01-08

'Mission accomplished': Mexican President says 'El Chapo' caught

2016-01-30

New York Times endorses Hillary Clinton for president

2016-02-08

Haiti's President steps down, leaving no successor

2016-02-21

Central African Republic elects former PM Touadera as president

2016-03-09

Former WADA president rips Maria Sharapova: 'How stupid can you be?'

2016-03-10

Brazil prosecutors request arrest of ex-President Lula

2016-03-15

Former Brazil president Lula 'to become minister'

2016-03-15

Myanmar parliament elects first civilian president in decades

2016-04-12

Brazil Congressional committee recommends impeaching President Rousseff

2016-04-15

NY Post endorses Donald Trump for president

2016-04-25

President Obama defends controversial EU trade deal

2016-05-04

Ted Cruz Ends His Campaign for President

2016-05-09

Trump-like mayor favoured as Philippines votes for new president

2016-05-18

Obama speaks to Philippines' president-elect, stresses human rights

2016-05-20

New Taiwan President Omits One-China Policy in First Speech

2016-05-20

Asia Pacific|Taiwan Installs 1st Woman President Amid Tension With China

2016-05-20

New Taiwan president pledges peace, urges China to drop historical baggage

2016-05-27

President Obama Visits Hiroshima

2016-06-10

President Obama formally endorses Clinton for president

2016-06-18

Putin Says Russia Will Work With Any US President

2016-08-06

Brazil's interim president declares Olympic Games open

2016-09-01

Mexico president says Trump policies pose threats to Mexico

2016-09-05

Obama becomes first sitting president to visit Laos

2016-09-17

Donald Trump admits President Obama was born in US

2016-10-22

Philippine president says he won't sever ties with US

2016-12-27

South Korean Ruling Party Splits Over Impeached President

2017-01-26

Mexican president 'regrets and disapproves' Trump push for wall

2017-01-26

President Donald Trump says he believes torture works

2017-01-27

Mexican president cancels Trump summit

2017-02-17

US Vice President Pence heads to Europe on reassurance tour

2017-03-05

Helen M. Marshall, First Black Borough President of Queens, Dies at 87

2017-03-10

South Korea Removes President Park Geun-hye

2017-03-31

Ousted South Korean President Park Geun-hye arrested

2017-04-08

President Trump launches military strike in Syria

2017-04-17

Vice President Mike Pence makes surprise visit to Korean Demilitarized Zone

2017-04-17

US Vice President Pence visits DMZ amid high tensions with North Korea

2017-06-29

Celebration and protest as China president visits Hong Kong

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President - Notable Birthdays

John WitherspoonFeb 5, 1723

George WashingtonFeb 22, 1732

John AdamsOct 30, 1735

Thomas JeffersonApr 13, 1743

James MadisonMar 16, 1751

James MonroeApr 28, 1758

Andrew JacksonMar 15, 1767

John Quincy AdamsJul 11, 1767

William Henry HarrisonFeb 9, 1773

Martin Van BurenDec 5, 1782

Zachary TaylorNov 24, 1784

James BuchananApr 23, 1791

James Knox PolkNov 2, 1795

Millard FillmoreJan 7, 1800

Jefferson F DavisJun 3, 1808

Abraham LincolnFeb 12, 1809

Alexander H. StephensFeb 11, 1812

Ulysses S. GrantApr 27, 1822

Rutherford B. HayesOct 4, 1822

Chester A. ArthurOct 5, 1829

John Wilkes BoothMay 10, 1838

William McKinleyJan 29, 1843

Hipólito YrigoyenJul 12, 1852

Woodrow WilsonDec 28, 1856

Warren G. HardingNov 2, 1865

Emilio AguinaldoMar 22, 1869

Calvin CoolidgeJul 4, 1872

Herbert HooverAug 10, 1874

Syngman RheeMar 26, 1875

George M CohanJul 3, 1878

QuezonAug 19, 1878

Franklin RooseveltJan 30, 1882

Getulio VargasApr 19, 1883

Harry TrumanMay 8, 1884

Ho Chi MinhMay 19, 1890

Elpidio QuirinoNov 16, 1890

Charles de GaulleNov 22, 1890

Jose Paciano Laurel y GarciaMar 9, 1891

Manuel RoxasJan 1, 1892

Fulgencio BatistaJan 16, 1901

Clarence CampbellJul 9, 1905

Ramon MagsaysayAug 31, 1907

Lyndon B. JohnsonAug 27, 1908

Kwame NkrumahSep 21, 1909

Ronald ReaganFeb 6, 1911

Georges PompidouJul 5, 1911

Richard NixonJan 9, 1913

Gerald R FordJul 14, 1913

Ferdinand MarcosSep 11, 1917

Nelson MandelaJul 18, 1918

Norodom SihanoukOct 31, 1922

Nguyen Van ThieuApr 5, 1923

Robert MugabeFeb 21, 1924

George H. W. BushJun 12, 1924

Phyllis SchlaflyAug 15, 1924

Jimmy CarterOct 1, 1924

Fidel CastroAug 13, 1926

Hosni MubarakMay 4, 1928

Mobutu Sese SekoOct 14, 1930

Boris YeltsinFeb 1, 1931

Roone ArledgeJul 8, 1931

Corazon AquinoJan 25, 1933

Gnassingbé EyadémaDec 26, 1935

Colin PowellApr 5, 1937

Saddam HusseinApr 28, 1937

Ellen Johnson-SirleafOct 29, 1938

Dick CheneyJan 30, 1941

bidenNov 20, 1942

George W. BushJul 6, 1946

Bill ClintonAug 19, 1946

Gloria Macapagal-ArroyoApr 5, 1947

Nicolas SarkozyJan 28, 1955

Mahmoud AhmadinejadOct 28, 1956

Barack ObamaAug 4, 1961

Barbara and Jenna BushNov 25, 1981

President - Birthdays
Date Event
1483-03-06

Francesco Guicciardini, Ital attorney/president of Romagna

1592-11-05

Charles Chauncy, English-born president of Harvard College (d. 1672)

1609-11-26

Henry Dunster, English president of Harvard College (d. 1659)

1630-01-11

John Rogers, American President of Harvard in the US (d. 1684)

1670-02-28

Benjamin Wadsworth, American President of Harvard University (d. 1737)

1673-05-29

Cornelis van Bijnkershoek, lawyer/president of High Council

1723-02-05

John Witherspoon, Gifford Scotland, president of the College of New Jersey (signed Declaration of Independence)

1732-02-22

George Washington, Westmoreland, Virginia, 1st American president (1789-97)

1735-10-30

John Adams, Braintree (Quincy) Massachusetts, 2nd US President (1797-1801)

1738-09-25

Nicholas Van Dyke, American lawyer and President of Delaware (d. 1789)

1743-04-13

Thomas Jefferson, Virginia, (D-R) 3rd President of the United States (1801-09) (d. 1826)

1751-03-16

James Madison, Port Conway Va, (D-R), 4th US president (1809-17)

1758-04-28

James Monroe, Monroe Hall Virginia, 5th US President (1817-25)

1767-03-15

Andrew Jackson, Carolinas, General/(D) 7th US President (1829-37)

1767-06-15

Rachel Donelson Jackson, wife of President Andrew Jackson (1828-37) (died 1828)

1767-07-11

John Quincy Adams, Braintree (Quincy) Massachusetts, 6th President of the United States (D) (1825-1829)

1773-02-09

William Henry Harrison, Charles City Virginia, 9th President of the United States (March 4-April 4, 1841)

1774-06-21

Daniel D Tompkins, (D-R), 6th US vice-president (1817-25)

1782-12-05

Martin Van Buren, Kinderhook New York, (D) 8th US president (1837-41)

1784-11-24

Zachary Taylor, Barboursville Virginia, 12th President (Mar 5, 1849-July 9, 1850)

1785-10-15

Jose Miguel Carrera, president of Chile (1811-14)

1786-09-29

Guadalupe Victoria, 1st President of Mexico (d. 1843)

1788-04-14

David G. Burnet, interim president of the Republic of Texas (d. 1870)

1790-06-13

Jose Antonio Peez, president of Venezuela

1790-11-04

Carlos A Lopez, president of Paraguay (1844-62)

1790-11-12

Letitia Christian Tyler, 1st wife of President Tyler

1791-04-23

James Buchanan, Cove Gap PA, (Fed/Dem), 15th US president (1857-61)

1793-03-02

Sam[uel] Houston, 1st president of Texas (1836-38, 1841-44)

1794-02-21

Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna, president of Mexico (1833-36)

1795-11-02

James Knox Polk, NC, 11th American President (D) (1845-1849)

1797-04-14

Adolphe Thiers, 1st president of 3rd French Republic (1871-77)

1797-04-18

Louis-Adolphe Thiers, president of France

1798-01-20

Anson Jones, 5th and last President of Texas (d. 1858)

1800-01-07

Millard Fillmore, Locke NY, (Whig) 13th president (1850-53)

1800-07-19

Juan José Flores, military and first president of Ecuador (d. 1864)

1802-07-26

Mariano Arista, President of Mexico (d. 1855)

1802-09-19

Louis Kossuth, Hungary, President of Hungary (1849)

1804-07-10

Emma Smith Inaugural President of the Women's Relief Society of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (d. 1879)

1805-03-03

Jonas Furrer, first President of the Swiss Confederation (d. 1861)

1806-03-21

Benito Pablo Juarez, Oaxaca Mexico, president of Mexico (1858-72)

1807-03-01

Wilford Woodruff, fourth president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (d. 1898)

1808-06-03

Jefferson F Davis, Fairview Kentucky, President of Confederate States of America (1861-5)

1809-02-12

Abraham Lincoln, Kentucky, (R) 16th US President (1861-65)

1809-03-15

Joseph Jenkins Roberts, 1st President of Liberia

1809-09-05

Manuel Montt Torres, President of Chile (d. 1880)

1811-02-15

Domingo F Sarmiento, president of Argentina (1868-74)

1811-08-29

Henry Bergh, 1st president of SPCA

1812-02-11

Alexander H. Stephens, US Confederate Vice President, died in 1883

1813-08-15

Jules Grévy, 2nd President of the French Third Republic (d. 1891)

1814-04-03

Lorenzo Snow, 5th president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (the LDS or Mormon Church) (d. 1901)

1819-09-17

Marthinus Wessels Pretorius, 1st president (Republic South Africa)

1822-04-27

Ulysses S. Grant, Ohio (R), 18th US president (1869-77) and Union general

1822-10-04

Rutherford B. Hayes, Delaware Ohio, (R) 19th US president (1877-81)

1822-10-29

Joost G Kist, Dutch lawyer/president of High Council (1885-97)

1822-12-05

Elizabeth Cabot Agassiz, American college president (d. 1907)

1824-05-08

William Walker, filibuster/president of Nicaragua (1856-57)

1826-07-24

Francisco S Lopez, [Tiran], president of Paraguay (1862-70)

1827-08-05

Deodoro da Fonseca, first President of Brazil (d.1892)

1828-02-29

Antonio Guzman Blanco, president Venezuela

1829-10-05

Chester A. Arthur, Fairfield Vermont, (Republican) 21st American President (1881-85)

1830-09-15

Jose de la Cruz Porfirio Diaz, president of Mexico (1877-1911)

1832-11-07

Andrew Dickson White, educator/1st president of Cornell

1833-02-11

Melville W. Fuller, President McKinley Taking the Oath

1836-05-07

Joseph Garney Cannon, President McKinley Taking the Oath

1836-09-05

Justiniano Borgoño, President of Peru (d. 1921)

1837-03-18

Grover Cleveland, President Cleveland and President McKinley

1837-03-28

Jacob Gallinger, Opening of the Pan-American Exposition Showing Vice President Roosevelt Leading the Procession

1837-9-24

Marcus Hanna, President McKinley Taking the Oath

1838-05-10

John Wilkes Booth, American stage actor and assassin (President Lincoln)

1838-12-30

Emile Loubet, Arrival and Departure of President Loubet

1838-12-31

Emile Loubet, premier/president of France (1892, 1899-1906)

1839-06-10

Ludvig Holstein-Ledreborg, Council President of Denmark (d. 1912)

1839-9-29

James K. Jones, President McKinley Taking the Oath

1841-01-30

Félix Faure, 6th President of the French Third Republic (d. 1899)

1841-01-30

François Félix Faure, President Faure Shooting Pheasants

1841-10-04

Prudente José de Morais Barros, President of Brazil (d. 1912)

1841-11-06

Armand Fallières, French president (d. 1931)

1842-06-15

Daniel M. Ransdell, President McKinley Taking the Oath

1843-01-06

John C. Spooner, President McKinley Taking the Oath

1843-01-29

William McKinley, Niles Ohio, 25th US President (1897-1901), (d. 1901)

1843-01-29

William McKinley, President McKinley Taking the Oath

1843-07-17

Conrad Diehl, Opening of the Pan-American Exposition Showing Vice President Roosevelt Leading the Procession

1844-06-03

Garret A. Hobart, President McKinley's Inspection of Camp Wikoff

1844-10-05

Francis William Reitz, State President of the Orange Free State (d. 1934)

1845-02-15

Elihu Root, President Roosevelt at the Army-Navy Game

1845-04-19

John Dalzell, President McKinley Taking the Oath

1845-12-23

Gustave Ador, union president of Austria (1919)

1846-03-10

Edward Baker Lincoln, son of U.S. President Abraham Lincoln

1847-06-08

Ida McKinley, President and Mrs. McKinley

1847-10-02

Paul Ludwig Hans von Beneckendorf und Hindenburg, German president

1847-10-23

Fanny Petersen, The President

1847-11-25

George W. Anson, The President's Special

1848-10-25

Karl Emil Franzos, The President

1849-12-05

Samuel H. Ashbridge, President McKinley and Mayor Ashbridge of Philadelphia

1850-04-15

John Munroe Longyear, US, capitalist/bank president

1850-05-01

Prince Arthur, H.R.H. The Prince of Wales Decorating the Monument of Champlain and Receiving Addresses of Welcome from the Mayor of Quebec, the Governor General of Canada and Vice President Fairbanks, Representative of the United States

1850-06-08

Axel Madsen, The President

1850-10-05

Sergey Muromtsev, Russian lawyer and politician, and President of the First Imperial Duma (d. 1910)

1851-12-21

Thomas C. McRae, President McKinley Taking the Oath

1852-05-11

Charles W. Fairbanks, H.R.H. The Prince of Wales Decorating the Monument of Champlain and Receiving Addresses of Welcome from the Mayor of Quebec, the Governor General of Canada and Vice President Fairbanks, Representative of the United States

1852-07-12

Hipólito Yrigoyen, Buenos Aires, President of Argentina (1916-22, 1928-30) (d. 1933)

1852-07-14

Presley M. Rixey, President McKinley

1852-08-23

Clímaco Calderón, President of Colombia. (d. 1913)

1853-04-04

Tad Lincoln, son of U.S. president Abraham Lincoln

1854-01-14

Benjamin B. Odell Jr., Opening of the Pan-American Exposition Showing Vice President Roosevelt Leading the Procession

1855-02-13

Paul Deschanel, French President (d. 1922)

1855-04-18

Miles B. McSweeney, President Roosevelt Reviewing the Troops at Charleston Exposition

1855-10-24

James S. Sherman, Vice President of the United States (d. 1912)

1856-12-28

[Thomas] Woodrow Wilson, Staunton Va, 28th (D) US President (1913-21), Nobel Peace Prize 1919

1857-01-02

Martha Carey Thomas, educator/president (Bryn Mawr College)

1858-08-01

Gaston Doumergue, French President (d. 1937)

1859-02-10

Alexandre Millerand, French President (d. 1943)

1859-09-20

Yuan She-k'ai, Chinese general/president/dictator

1860-01-17

Douglas Hyde, President of Ireland (d. 1949)

1860-05-15

Ellen Louise Axson Wilson, 1st wife of US President Woodrow Wilson

1860-05-27

Manuel Teixeira Gomes, 7th President of Portugal (d. 1941)

1860-08-20

Raymond Poincaré, France, president/PM (1912)

1864-07-13

John Jacob Astor, President McKinley's Inspection of Camp Wikoff

1865-01-28

Kaarlo Juho Ståhlberg, first president of Finland (d. 1952)

1865-03-01

Gerard Vissering, Dutch banker/president (Bank of Java)

1865-05-23

Epitácio Pessoa, President of Brazil (d. 1942)

1865-11-02

Warren G. Harding, Blooming Grove Ohio, American President (1921-1923)

1866-01-25

Emile Vandervelde, President (1900—1918) of the International Socialist Bureau and Minister of 3 Belgian governments (d. 1938)

1866-05-07

Cornelis J K van Aalst, president (Dutch Trading Company)

1867-06-04

Carl Gustaf baron Mannerheim, general/president of Finland (1944-46)

1868-10-04

Marcelo Torcuato the Alvear, president of Argentina (1922-28)

1868-12-14

Louis L. Babcock, Opening of the Pan-American Exposition Showing Vice President Roosevelt Leading the Procession

1869-03-15

Stanisław Wojciechowski, President of Poland (d. 1953)

1869-03-22

Emilio Aguinaldo, 1st President of the Philippines (1899-1901) (d. 1964)

1869-07-04

Karl Seitz, president of Austria

1869-10-26

Washington Luís Pereira de Sousa, President of Brazil (d. 1957)

1869-11-24

António Óscar Carmona, 97th Prime Minister of Portugal and 11th President of Portugal (d. 1951)

1870-11-27

Juho Kusti Paasikivi, president Finland

1870-12-14

Karl Renner, Austrian Chancellor/president (1918-20, 45-50)

1871-03-31

Arthur Griffith, President of Ireland (d. 1922)

1872-07-04

Calvin Coolidge, [Silent Cal], Plymouth Notch Vermont, (R) 30th US President (1923-29), (d. 1933)

1872-10-15

Wilhelm Miklas, Austrian president (d. 1956)

1873-03-03

William Green, president of American Federation of Labor (1924-52)

1873-04-24

Theodor Korner von Siegringen, Austrian general/president

1873-05-23

Leo Baeck, rabbi/president (World Union for Progressive Judaism)

1873-10-14

Jules Rimet, president of FIFA (d. 1954)

1873-10-30

Francisco Madero, Mexico, revolutionary, president (1911-13)

1874-03-14

Anton F Philips, president-director of Philips

1874-03-24

Luigi Einaudi, economist/1st president of Italy (1948-55)

1874-08-10

Herbert Hoover, West Branch Iowa, (R) 31st US President (1929-1933), (d. 1964)

1874-11-27

Chaim Weizmann, Israeli statesman (1st President)

1875-03-26

Syngman Rhee, P'yŏngsan Hwanghae Province, first President of South Korea (1948-60)

1875-04-13

Ray Lyman Wilbur, U.S. university president and politician (d. 1949)

1875-05-23

Alfred P. Sloan, American long-time president and chairman of General Motors (d. 1966)

1875-08-08

Artur da Silva Bernardes, President of Brazil (d. 1955)

1876-03-01

Henri de Baillet-Latour, Belgian IOC president (d. 1942)

1876-06-14

Julius McVicker, The Phantom President

1876-07-19

Joseph Fielding Smith, 10th president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (d. 1972)

1876-08-29

Kim Gu, President of the Provisional Government of the Republic of Korea (d. 1949)

1877-01-22

Hjalmar Schacht, president of German Reichsbank/minister of Economics

1877-07-06

Niceto A Zamora y Torres, premier/president of Spain (1931-36)

1877-09-25

Plutarco Elias Calles, Mexican revolutionary, president (1924-28)

1877-11-03

Carlos Ibáñez del Campo, Chilean president. (d. 1960)

1877-11-17

Frank Calder, the first NHL President (d. 1943)

1878-07-03

George M Cohan, Providence Rhode Island, American father of musical comedy (Phantom President, Give My Regards to Broadway)

1878-08-19

Manuel Luis Quezon y Molina, Second President of Philippines (1935-42)

1878-09-09

Sergio Osmeña, 4th President of the Philippines (d. 1961)

1880-02-17

Alvaro Obregon, general/president Mexico (1920-24)

1880-06-06

William T Cosgrave, president Irish Free state

1880-10-22

Joe Carr, Ohio, NFL hall of famer/NFL president (1921-39)

1881-02-04

Kliment J Woroshilov, marshal/president USSR (1953-60)

1881-02-27

Sveinn Bjornsson, 1st president of Iceland (1944-52)/poet (Figur ild)

1881-05-19

Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, 1st President of Turkey (d. 1938)

1882-01-30

Franklin Roosevelt, New Hyde Park NY, 32nd US President (1933-1945), (d. 1945)

1882-03-04

Nicolae Titulescu, Romanian diplomat, government minister, and former President of the League of Nations (d. 1941)

1882-03-20

René Coty, Le Harve France, president of France (1953-58)

1882-09-13

Ramón Grau, Cuban president (d. 1969)

1882-10-14

Éamon de Valera, NY, Irish politician and patriot, President of Ireland (1937-48, 51-54, 57-59). Died 1975

1882-12-10

Betty Kirkeby, The President

1883-04-19

Getulio Vargas, President of Brazil (1930-45, 1951-54), modernizer

1883-05-31

Lauri Kristian Relander, 2nd President of Finland (d. 1942)

1883-08-19

José Mendes Cabeçadas, 95th Prime Minister of Portugal and 9th President of Portugal (d. 1965)

1884-01-31

Theodor Heuss, 1st President of Germany (Bundespräsident) (d. 1963)

1884-05-08

Harry Truman, Lamar Missouri, 33rd US President (D) (1945-1953), (d. 1972)

1884-05-28

Edvard Benes, premier/president of Czechoslovakia (1921-22, 35-48)

1884-08-02

Rómulo Gallegos, President of Venezuela (d. 1969)

1884-08-27

Vincent Auriol, president of France (1947-53)

1884-11-24

Itzhak Ben-Zvi, President of Israel (d. 1963)

1884-12-03

Rajendra Prasad, first President of India (d. 1963)

1884-12-19

Antonin Zapotocky, Czechoslovak president (Ceskoslovensky Spisouatel)

1885-01-16

Wladyslaw Raczkiewicz, president of Poland (1939-40)

1885-02-26

Aleksandras Stulginskis, President of Lithuania (d. 1969)

1885-05-18

Eurico Gaspar Dutra, president of Brazil (1945-50)

1887-04-13

Gordon S. Fahrni, Canadian physician and President of the Canadian Medical Association (d. 1995)

1887-06-21

Olga Raphael-Linden, The President

1887-09-10

Giovanni Gronchi, president of Italy

1887-09-15

Carlos Dávila, former President of Chile (d. 1955)

1888-09-05

Sarvepalli Radhakrishan, president (India)/philosopher

1889-02-03

Risto Ryti, Finnish premier/president

1889-06-19

Enrico Celio, president (Switzerland)

1890-05-19

Ho Chi Minh [Nguyễn Sinh Cung], Nghệ An Province, French Indochina, Vetnamese communist revolutionary and President of North Vietnam (1946-69)

1890-11-16

Elpidio Quirino, 6th President of Philippines (1949-53) Vigan Ilocos Sur (d.1956)

1890-11-22

Charles de Gaulle, Lille, France, President of France (1958-69), (d. 1970)

1890-12-30

Adolfo Ruiz Cortines, President of Mexico (d. 1973)

1891-02-02

Antonio Segni, premier/president (Italy)

1891-03-03

Jan Donner, Dutch minister of Justice/president High Council

1891-03-09

Jose Paciano Laurel y Garcia, Tanuan Batangas, 3rd Philippine president

1891-08-29

Marquis James, Portrait of a President

1891-10-24

Rafael L Trujillo Molina, president/dictator of Dom Rep (1930-61)

1891-12-20

Margaret Suckley, Fala: The President's Dog

1892-01-01

Manuel Roxas y Acuna, 1st president Philippines

1893-06-30

Walter Ulbricht, president German DR

1894-04-12

Francisco H Craveiro Lopes, Portuguese general/president (1951-58)

1894-05-13

Ásgeir Ásgeirsson, 2nd President of Iceland (d. 1972)

1894-08-10

Varahagiri Venkata Giri, Fourth President of India (d. 1980)

1894-11-19

Américo Tomás, Portuguese admiral and politician, 14th President of Portugal (d. 1987)

1894-12-05

Charles Robberts, Winburg district of the Orange Free State, The first State President of South Africa

1895-10-03

Kurt Schumacher, co-founder/president West German SDP [OS]

1895-11-29

William V S Tubman, (Whig), 17th Liberian president (1943-70)

1896-05-28

Warren Giles, baseball's National League president

1896-07-06

Thomas W McKnew, president (National Geographic Society)

1896-09-25

Sandro Pertini, president Italy

1896-11-04

Carlos P. Garcia, 8th President of the Philippines (d. 1971)

1896-11-23

Klement Gottwald, premier/president of Czechoslovakia (1946-53)

1897-04-24

Manuel Ávila Camacho, President of Mexico (d. 1955)

1897-08-26

Yoon Boseon, President of South Korea (d. 1990)

1897-11-19

Quentin Roosevelt, son of United States President Theodore Roosevelt (d. 1918)

1898-04-12

Grantley H Adams, president of Barbados

1898-09-19

Giuseppe Saragat, president of Italy (1964-71)

1899-02-03

João Café Filho, Brazilian president (d.1970)

1899-03-26

James B Connant, chemist/college president (Yale)

1899-07-01

Konstantinos Tsatsos Greek politician and president (1975-1980)

1899-07-23

Gustav Heinemann, President of West Germany

1899-08-04

Ezra Taft Benson, 13th president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (d. 1994)

1899-11-15

Iskander Mirza, first President of Pakistan (d. 1969)

1900-04-03

Camille Chamoun, president of Lebanon

1900-05-28

Owen Aisher, president (Marley)

1900-09-03

Urho K Kekkonen, premier/president Finland (1956-81)

1900-09-29

Miguel Alemán Valdés, President of Mexico (d. 1983)

1901-01-16

Fulgencio Batista, president/dictator of Cuba (1933-44, 1952-59)

1901-02-20

Ali Muhammad Naguib, Khartoum, president of Egypt (1952-54)

1901-08-15

Arias Arnulfo, 3 time president of Panama (1940-41, 49-51, 68)

1901-11-08

Gheorge Gheorghiu Dej, Romania party leader/president

1902-06-07

Herman B Wells, president and chancellor of Indiana University (d. 2000)

1902-08-03

Habib Bourguiba, 1st president of Tunisia (1957-87)

1902-08-13

Lord Sainsbury of Drury Lane, president (J Sansbury Pics)

1902-09-05

Darryl F Zanuck, film magnate/president (20th Century Fox)

1902-09-12

Juscelino Kubitschek, president Brazil (1955-60)

1902-09-27

Miguel Aleman Valdes, Mexican attorney/president (1946-52)

1902-11-02

Marius W Holtrop, economist/president (Netherlands Bank)

1903-03-19

Benjamin M Telders, president of Dutch Liberal States Party

1903-05-21

Pedro Aramburu, president Argentina

1903-06-26

Ashley Clarke, president (Venice in Peril Fund)

1904-01-11

Frederick Boland, Irish diplomat/president (UN General Assembly)

1904-05-30

Ernesto de la Guardia Jr, President of Panama (1956-60)

1904-12-01

W A "Tony" Boyle, United Mine Workers president

1905-07-09

Clarence Campbell, Fleming Saskatchewan, Third NHL president (1946-77)

1905-08-24

Siaka Stevens, President of Sierra Leone (d. 1988)

1905-12-04

Emilio Médici, president Brazil (1969-74)

1906-04-22

Eric William Fenby, composer/president (Delius Society)

1906-05-14

Hastings Kamuzu Banda, president of Malawi (1964-94)

1906-05-17

Eric Mensforth, president (Westland Aircraft)

1906-09-17

Junius Richard Jayawardene, president (Sri Lanka, 1978-89)

1907-03-08

Constantine Karamanlis, Greek politician, President of Greece (d. 1998)

1907-05-14

Mohammed Ayub Khan, general/premier/president (Pakistan)

1907-05-14

Mohammad Ayub Khan, Britain Welcomes the President of Pakistan

1907-08-31

Ramon Magsaysay, politician and 7th President of the Philippines (US Legion of Merit-1952) at Iba Philippines (d. 1957)

1907-09-01

Joaquin Balaguer, president Dominican Republic

1907-09-01

Walter Reuther, labor leader/president (UAW & CIO)

1908-04-12

Carlos Lleras Restrepo, president of Colombia

1908-06-12

Alphonse Ouimet, Canadian TV pioneer and president of the CBC (d. 1988)

1908-07-26

Salvador Allende Gossens, Chile's last elected president (1970-73)

1908-08-27

Lyndon B. Johnson, Stonewall Texas, (D) 36th US President (1963-1969), (d. 1973)

1908-11-19

George Jenkins, All the President's Men

1908-11-28

Arturo Frondizi, president Argentina (1958-62)

1909-07-05

Andrei Gromyko, USSR, diplomat/USSR President (1985-89) [7/18 NS]

1909-07-05

Anna Rápolthy, Miss President

1909-07-12

Souphanouvong, [Red Prince], president of Laos (1975-87)

1909-07-18

Andrei Gromyko, USSR, diplomat/USSR President (1985-89) [7/5 OS]

1909-07-18

Mohammed Daoud Khan, President of Afghanistan (d. 1978)

1909-08-10

Julio A Abraham, president (Democratic Party Bonaire)

1909-09-12

Donald MacDonald, O.C., LL.D. former president of the Canadian Labour Congress and politician (d.1986)

1909-09-21

Kwame Nkrumah, communist/premier Gold Coast/president Ghana (1960-66)

1910-03-04

Tancredo Neves, president of Civil rights activist

1910-04-11

Antonio Sebastiao Ribiero de Spinola, general/president Portugal

1910-04-20

Robert F. Wagner, President Kennedy's Birthday Salute

1910-05-26

Adolfo Lopez Mateos, president of Mexico

1910-06-16

Lord Richardson, president (General Medical Council)

1910-08-12

Yusof bin Ishak, first President of Singapore (d. 1970)

1910-09-28

Diosdado Macapagal, President of the Philippines (1961-65)

1910-10-11

Joseph Alsop, political newspaper columnist (Men Around the President)

1910-12-04

Ramaswamy Venkataraman, president of India (1987-92)

1911-01-06

Eduardo Frei Montalva, president of Chile (1964-70)

1911-01-31

A G Ogston, president (Trinity College-Oxford)

1911-02-06

Ronald Reagan, Tampico IL, actor (Bedtime for Bonzo) and 40th US President (R) (1981-89)

1911-02-12

Sylvstre A Guzman Fernandez, president (Dominican Republic)

1911-03-12

Gustavo Diaz Ordaz, president of Mexico

1911-05-11

Edgar Beck, president (John Mowlem)

1911-05-23

Melvin M Payne, president (National Geographic Society)

1911-07-05

Georges Pompidou, Paris, President/Prime Minister of France (1962-74), (d. 1974)

1911-07-14

J de Graaf, Dutch ethicist/president (Church & Peace)

1911-09-07

Todor C Zjivkov, Bulgaria partizan/premier/president

1912-04-15

Kim II Sung, Eternal President ("The Great Leader") of North Korea (1945-94)

1912-05-31

Henry Jackson, Bob Hope for President

1912-06-03

Richard D'Aeth, president (Hughes Hall Cambridge)

1912-07-01

Ahmad H al-Bakr, Iraqi fieldmarshal/president/premier

1912-07-01

David Brower, environmentalist/president (Sierra Club)

1912-08-23

Lord Kissin, president (GPG)

1912-10-07

Fernando Belaúnde Terry, President of Peru (d. 2002)

1912-11-28

Heinz Galinski, President (Central council for Jews in Germany)

1913-01-09

Richard Nixon, Yorba Linda, California, 37th President (R) of the United States (1969-74)

1913-01-10

Gustav Husak, president of Czechoslavakia (1975-89)

1913-02-27

Kazimierz Sabbat, Polish president (d. 1989)

1913-03-30

Censu Tabone, President of Malta, (d. 2012)

1913-05-13

Sanjiva Reddy, president (India)

1913-05-13

William R Tolbert, president Liberia (1971-80)

1913-05-19

Neelam Sanjiva Reddy, president of India

1913-06-23

Jacques Rabemananjara, Hungarian author/vice-president (Antsa)

1913-06-30

Alfonso López Michelsen, 32nd Colombian President (d. 2007)

1913-07-14

Gerald R Ford, [Leslie King], Omaha Nebraska, 41st US VP (1973-74)/38th US President (R-1974-77), (d. 2006)

1913-08-13

Makarios III, [Michail Moeskos], archbishop/president Cyprus

1913-09-14

Jacobo Arbenz, president of Guatemala (1951-54); overthrown by CIA

1914-02-12

Nello Celio, Swiss president

1914-04-25

Marcos Perez Jimenez, president/dictator Venezuela

1914-06-30

Francisco da Costa Gomes, 16th President of Portugal (d. 2001)

1914-07-09

Willi Stoph, president German DR

1914-07-30

Lord Killanin, Irish IOC president (d. 1999)

1914-10-12

Walter Kohner, Joe and Ethel Turp Call on the President

1915-01-20

Ghulam Ishaq Khan, President of Pakistan (d. 2006)

1915-01-31

John Profumo, president (Toynbee Hall)

1915-03-20

Rudolf Kirchschläger, President of Austria (d. 2000)

1915-03-23

Louis Quinn, All the President's Men

1915-05-06

Theodore H White, historian/writer (Making of President)

1915-06-04

Modibo Keita, president of Mali (1960-68)

1915-07-15

Alexander Durie, vice president (British AA)

1915-10-07

Charles Templeton, The Kidnapping of the President

1915-11-25

Augusto Pinochet, general/president (Chile)

1916-01-12

A P[ieter] W Botha, Orange Free State, president of South Africa

1916-03-16

Lloyd McBride, union president (United Steelworkers)

1916-04-30

Robert Shaw, The American President

1916-05-05

Zail Singh, President of India (d. 1994)

1916-05-16

Ephraim Katzir, biophysicist/president (Israel)

1916-08-15

Wilbert G. Nuttycombe, Kisses for My President

1916-10-26

Francois Mitterand, Jarnac France, President of France (1981-95)

1917-04-05

Isabel Halliburton, All the President's Men

1917-04-13

Howard Keel, Ill, actor/singer and president of the Screen Actors Guild (7 Brides for 7 Brothers, Kiss Me Kate)

1917-05-03

Kiro Gligorov, Macedonia, President of the Republic of Macedonia 1991-1999 (d. 2012)

1917-05-24

Theodore Hesburgh, Syracuse NY, president (Notre Dame)

1917-07-23

Charles Kerruish, president (Tyndwald Isle of Man)

1917-09-11

Ferdinand Marcos, Philippines President (1965-86)

1917-12-13

Seymour Melman, President King

1917-12-28

Ellis Clarke, president Trinidad & Tobago (1976-87)

1918-01-10

Arthur Chung, President of Guyana (d. 2008)

1918-01-15

Gamal Abdel Nasser, President of Egypt (1954-1971)

1918-01-15

João Figueiredo, President of Brazil (d. 1999)

1918-01-26

Nicolae Ceausescu, Romanian president (1967-90)

1918-02-01

Maurice Laing, life president (John Laing)

1918-03-28

Robert J. Serling, The President's Plane Is Missing

1918-04-06

Alfredo Ovando Candía, Bolivian president (d. 1982)

1918-04-18

Roger de Grey, president (Royal Academy)

1918-06-15

N'garta Tombalbaye, president Chad

1918-06-17

Maldwyn Thomas, president (Welsh Liberal Party)

1918-07-17

Carlos Manuel Arana Osorio, President of Guatemala (d. 2003)

1918-07-18

Nelson Mandela, Qunu South Africa, political prisoner (ANC)/President (1994-1999)/ Nobel (1993)

1918-09-09

Oscar Luigi Scalfaro, Novara, Italy, politician (Italian President, 1992-1999), (d. 2012)

1918-09-17

Chaim Herzog, Israeli president (1983-93), (d. 1997)

1918-11-26

Patricio Aylwin, president of Chile (1990-94)

1918-12-25

Ahmed Ben Bella, Maghnia, Algeria, politician, first President of Algeria, (d. 2012)

1919-05-15

Charles Palmer, cricketer (one Test 1955, later MCC president)

1919-05-30

René Barrientos, President of Bolivia (d. 1969)

1919-06-17

Kingman Brewster, college president (Yale)

1919-07-08

Walter Scheel, German Foreign minister/president

1919-07-16

Choi Kyuha, President of South Korea (d. 2006)

1920-01-08

Henry Calvert, All the President's Men

1920-01-27

Joshua Shelley, All the President's Men

1920-02-24

Don L. Cash, All the President's Men

1920-04-15

Richard von Weizsacker, baron/president (Germany, 1984-94)

1920-06-02

Tex Schramm, American football team president and general manager (d. 2003)

1920-06-16

José López Portillo, President of Mexico (d. 2004)

1920-09-27

J K Gill, president (Saatchi & Saatchi)

1920-10-20

Janet Jagan, Guyana's Woman President

1920-10-27

K. R. Narayanan, 10th President of India

1920-12-09

Carlo Azeglio Ciampi, President of the Italian Republic

1920-12-13

Kaysone Phomvihane,/premier/president Laos (Pathet Lao) (1991-92)

1921-03-09

Richard Kleiner, Linda Lovelace for President

1921-04-13

Florence Pepper, All the President's Men

1921-05-01

Paul Daels, president (Flemish Iron Pilgrimage committee)

1921-06-08

Suharto, general/president Indonesia (1967- )

1921-07-01

Seretse Khama, 1st premier/president of Botswana (Bechuanaland)

1921-07-01

Sir Seretse Khama, Serowe, in the British Protectorate of Bechuanaland, Botswanan statesman and president

1921-08-12

Patrick Howard-Dobson, president (Royal British Legion)

1921-09-07

Josep Lluís Núñez, Spanish President of FC Barcelona (1978 - 2000)

1921-09-17

Virgilio Barco Vargas, president of Colombia (1986-90)

1922-01-09

Ahmed Sékou Touré, President of Guinea (d. 1984)

1922-01-17

Luis Echeverria Alvarez, president Mexico

1922-03-12

Lane Kirkland, union president (AFL-CIO)

1922-03-20

Arnold Burgen, college president (Academia Europaea)

1922-03-24

Dorothy Irene Height, president (national council of negro women)

1922-04-01

William Manchester, Attleboro Mass, historian (Death of a President)

1922-09-17

Agostinho Neto, poet/president Angola [or Dec 27]

1922-09-25

Hammer DeRoburt, first President of Nauru (d. 1992)

1922-10-27

Carlos Andres Perez, president of Venezuela (1974-79/89-94)

1922-10-31

Norodom Sihanouk, King/President/Premier of Cambodia (My War with the CIA), (d. 2012)

1922-11-18

Luis Somoza Debayle, president of Nicaragua (1956-63)

1922-11-23

Manuel Fraga Iribarne, president of Spanish Galicia

1923-01-15

Lee Teng-hui, president of ROC (Taiwan), head of KMT (1988- )

1923-02-27

Philip Geyelin, All the President's Men

1923-03-06

Raymond "Bill" Hoffenberg, college president (Wolfson at Oxford)

1923-04-05

Nguyen Van Thieu, South Vietnam President (1965-75)

1923-05-10

Heydar Aliyev, Ex-President and Leader of Azerbaijan Republic (d. 2003)

1923-08-05

Devan Nair, President of Singapore

1923-11-25

Mauno Koivisto, president of Finland (1982-94)

1923-12-23

Lucas M Mangope, 1st president of Bophuthatswana (1977-94)

1923-9-23

Wallace Westfeldt, President F.W. de Klerk, Nelson Mandela and Chief Mangosuthu Buthelezi

1924-02-04

Karen Hale Wookey, All the President's Men

1924-02-21

Robert Mugabe, president (Zimbabwe, 1988- )

1924-04-28

Kenneth David Kaunda, founder/president (Zambia, 1964-91)

1924-05-16

Dawda Kairaba Jawara, president (Gambia, 1970-94)

1924-06-12

George H. W. Bush, Milton MA, 43 US Vice President (R, 1981-89) and 41st US President (R, 1989-93)

1924-06-15

Ezer Weizman, 7th President of Israel (d. 2005)

1924-06-17

Henk J Hoekstra, president (Dutch Communist Party)

1924-06-24

Ranasinghe Premadasa, president of Sri Lanka (1989-93)

1924-07-03

S. R. Nathan, 6th president of Singapore

1924-08-15

Phyllis Schlafly, St Louis, right-winger/Eagle Forum president

1924-08-23

Siti Hartinah Suharto, wife of President Suharto of Indonesia

1924-09-02

Daniel arap Moi, President of Kenya

1924-10-01

Jimmy Carter, Plains, Georgia, 39th US President (D) (1977-81)

1924-11-01

Süleyman Demirel, 9th President of Turkey

1924-12-07

Mário Soares, President of Portugal

1924-12-27

Mokta Ould Daddah, president Mauritania (1961-78)

1924-12-28

Milton Obote, President of Uganda (d. 2005)

1925-02-17

Hal Holbrook, Cleveland, actor (All the President's Men, Mark Twain)

1925-05-05

Mykola Plaviuk, Rusiv, Poland, Ukranian president (1978-81), (d. 2012)

1925-05-08

Ali Hassan Mwinyi, president of Tanzania (1985- )

1925-09-16

Charles Haughey, Irish president (1979-81, 82, 87-92)

1925-11-21

Alan Shayne, All the President's Men

1925-11-25

Jose Napoleon Duarte, president El Salvador

1925-12-03

Kim Dae Jung, South Korean President, Nobel laureate

1925-12-05

Anastasio "Tachito" Somoza Debayle, president of Nicaragua (1967..79)

1926-01-06

Kim Dae-jung, President of South Korea and Nobel laureate

1926-05-10

Duncan Watson, president (World Blind Union)

1926-07-11

Ralph D Abernathy, US, president (SCLC)

1926-07-26

Don Carter, bowling great (1st PBA president)

1926-08-13

Fidel Castro, Mayari, Oriente, Cuba, dictator/prime minister/president (1959-2008)

1926-09-01

Abdur Rahman Biswas, President of Bangladesh

1926-11-03

Valdas Adamkus, President of the Republic of Lithuania

1927-01-26

Jose Simon Azcona Hoyo, president of Honduras (1986-90)

1927-03-12

Raul Alfonsin, president (Argentina)

1927-06-08

Dame Anne Warburton, President (Lucy Cavendish College-Cambridge_

1927-07-06

Pat Paulsen, Pat Paulsen for President

1927-07-16

John Warr, England, cricket bowler (avg 281)/president (MCC)

1927-08-21

Thomas S. Monson, 16th president of the (Mormon) Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

1927-08-23

Houari Boumedienne, president of Algeria (1965-78)

1927-10-25

Jorge Batlle Ibáñez, President of Uruguay

1927-12-14

Fritz Roland, The Making of a President: 1964

1927-12-20

Kim Young-sam, President of South Korea

1927-12-30

M Lawrence Antouin, college president (Emeritis)

1928-01-05

Zulfikar Ali Bhutto, 4th President and 9th Prime Minister of Pakistan

1928-04-07

Alan J Pakula, director (All the President's Men, Klute)

1928-05-04

Hosni Mubarak, Kafr-El Meselha, Egypt, Egyptian president (1981-2011)

1928-05-10

Arnold Rüütel, Estonian president

1928-05-13

Enrique Bolaños, President of Nicaragua

1928-07-05

Robert L. Wolfe, All the President's Men

1928-09-03

Gaston Thorn, President of the European Commission(d. 2007)

1928-10-21

Mario Pinto, the Andrade, writer/president MPLA (Angola)

1929-02-13

Omar Torrijos Herrera, president Panama

1929-03-09

Hugh Desmond Hoyte, president (Guyana, 1985-92)

1929-04-05

Bryan Clark, All the President's Men

1929-05-06

Rosemary Camp, president (Council for British Archaeology)

1929-05-12

Sam Nujoma, first President of Namibia

1929-06-26

Francesco Cossiga, president of Italy (1985- )

1929-08-13

Pat Harrington Jr., The President's Analyst

1929-10-18

Violeta Barrios de Chamorro, president of Nicaragua (1990- )

1929-11-09

Severn Darden, actor (Luv, President's Analyst, Saturday the 14th)

1929-11-16

Alfred Wertheimer, The Making of the President 1960

1929-11-18

John McMartin, All the President's Men

1929-12-28

Owen Bieber, United Auto Workers president

1930-01-01

Gaafar Muhammad Nimeiry, premier/president (Sudan)

1930-01-24

Jacques Lowe, The Making of the President 1960

1930-02-01

Shahabuddin Ahmed, President of Bangladesh

1930-03-03

Ion Iliescu, President of Romania

1930-03-22

Derek Bok, college president (Harvard)

1930-04-12

Uwe Kitzinger, President (Templeton College, Oxford)

1930-04-15

Vigdís Finnbogadóttir, President of Iceland

1930-05-13

Vernon Shaw, former president of Dominica

1930-06-28

Itamar Franco, President of Brazil

1930-07-02

Carlos Saul Menem, president of Argentina (1989- )

1930-08-05

Michal Kováč, President of Slovakia

1930-08-08

Joan Mondale, wife of US vice-president Walter Mondale (1977-81)

1930-10-06

Hafez al Assad, president (Syria)

1930-10-14

Joseph-Desire Kuku NWZA Mobutu Sese Seko, President Zaire (1965-97)

1931-02-01

Boris Yeltsin, Ural Mts USSR, president of Russian SSR

1931-02-04

Isabel Peron, [Maria Martinez], dancer/president Argentina

1931-02-28

Iajuddin Ahmed, Bikrampur, British Raj, President (Bangladesh, 2002-2009), (d. 2012)

1931-03-07

Mady Mesplé, The American President

1931-05-12

Johan Fleerackers, Flemish vice-president of Dutch One

1931-05-21

George Vassiliou, president of Cyprus (1988-93)

1931-06-03

Robert G. Kane, Kisses for My President

1931-06-18

Fernando Henrique Cardoso, President of Brazil from 1995 to 2002

1931-06-21

Lawrence K Grossman, News president (NBC-TV)

1931-06-22

Hennadiy Udovenko, Kryvyi Rih, Ukraine, politician and diplomat (UN General Assembly President, 1997-8), (d. 2013)

1931-07-08

Roone Arledge, New York City New York, American President of ABC Sports (Monday Night Football)

1931-10-15

Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam, Eleventh President of India

1931-11-15

Mwai Kibaki, President of Kenya

1931-9-09

Robert Krume, All the President's Men

1932-02-08

Jan H Christiaanse, president Dutch political party (CDA)

1932-02-16

Ahmad Tejan Kabbah, President of Sierra Leone

1932-03-18

F[rederik] W[illem] de Klerk, president South Africa (1989-94)

1932-04-10

Adrian Henri, poet/president (Liverpool Academy of Arts)

1932-06-29

Nate Esformes, All the President's Men

1932-08-23

Houari Boumedienne, President of Algeria (d. 1978)

1932-11-02

Henri Namphy, Cap Hatien Haiti, President of Haiti (1986-88)

1932-11-04

Thomas Klestil, President of Austria (d. 2004)

1932-12-04

Roh Tae Woo, Taegu South Korea, President South Korea (1988-93)

1932-12-12

Viktor Sukhodrev, JFK: A President Betrayed

1933-01-25

Corazon Aquino, 11th President of the Philippines (1986-92)

1933-02-13

Paul Biya, president of Cameroon (1982- )

1933-03-22

Abolhassan Banisadr, former President of Iran

1933-06-06

George Gaines, All the President's Men

1933-09-29

Samora Machel, president Mozambique (1975-86)

1934-01-04

Rudolf Schuster, President of Slovakia

1934-01-06

Tassos Papadopoulos, president of the Republic of Cyprus

1934-02-07

Eddie Fenech Adami, President of Malta

1934-02-24

Bingu wa Mutharika, Thyolo, Nyasaland (Malawi), Malawi President (2004-2012), (d. 2012)

1934-03-22

Leslie Turnberg, president (Royal College of Physicians)

1934-04-24

Ron Menchine, All the President's Men

1934-07-15

Simon Gournlay, president (British National Farmer's Union)

1934-10-19

Jakubu Gowon, army staff chief/president of Nigeria (1966-75)

1934-12-12

Miguel de la Madrid, Colima Mexico, President of Mexico (1982-1988), (d. 2012)

1934-12-24

Stjepan Mesić, president of Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, Secretary General of Non-Aligned Movement and president of Croatia.

1935-01-25

António Ramalho Eanes, 17th President of Portugal

1935-01-27

Gillian Beer, professor/president (Clare Hall-Cambridge)

1935-03-03

Zhelyu Zhelev, Veselinovo, Shumen Province, Bulgarian President (1990-97)

1935-03-10

Ivan Calin, Ribneta, Moldova, President and Prime Minister 1980-1990 (d. 2012)

1935-03-26

Mahmoud Abbas, President of the Palestine National Authority

1935-09-07

Abdou Diouf, president of Senegal (1981- )

1935-10-15

Barry McGuire, The President's Analyst

1935-11-16

France-Albert Rene, president of Seychelles (1977- )

1935-12-26

Gnassingbé Eyadéma, Pya Togo, General and President of Togo (1967 - 2005)

1935-12-30

Omar [Albert B] Bongo, president of Gabon (1967- )

1936-01-06

Julio Maria Sanguinetti Cairolo, president of Uruguay (1985-90, 95- )

1936-01-22

Ong Teng Cheong, 5th President of Singapore (d. 2002)

1936-02-18

Kathryn Ish, The American President

1936-03-05

Canaan Banana, first President of Zimbabwe (d. 2003)

1936-03-22

Philip Ely, president (British Law Society)

1936-04-01

Jean-Pascal Delamuraz, Swiss politician, president of the Confederation in 1989 and 1996 (d. 1998)

1936-05-12

Guillermo Endara, President of Panama

1936-05-27

Lord Holme, president British Liberal Party

1936-06-18

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

1936-06-25

Jusuf Habibie, President of Indonesia

1936-09-03

Zine al-Abidine Ben Ami, general/president of Tunisia (1987- )

1936-09-17

Richard Gaskell, solicitor/president (Law Society)

1936-10-19

Johnetta Betsch Cole, educator/president (Spellman College)/(Sen-D-KY)

1936-10-22

Lauri Väärä, Goodbye, Mr. President

1936-10-26

Gene Lindsey, All the President's Men

1936-11-04

Didier Ratsiraka, president of Madagascar

1937-01-25

Ange-Félix Patassé, President of the Central African Republic

1937-01-26

Joseph Saidu Momoh, gen/president (Sierra Leone)

1937-02-23

David Ward, president (Law Society)

1937-03-02

Abdelaziz Bouteflika, President of Algeria

1937-03-05

Olusẹgun Ọbasanjọ, President of Nigeria

1937-03-08

Juvenal Hayarimana, president of Rwanda (1973-94)

1937-03-19

Egon Krenz, President of East Germany

1937-04-05

Colin Powell, Bronx NY, general/asst to president (Nat Sec Affairs)

1937-04-19

Joseph Estrada, actor and 13th President of the Philippines

1937-04-28

Saddam Hussein, [At-Takriti], Al-Awja, President of Iraq (1979-2003)

1937-06-23

Martti Ahtisaari, President of Finland

1937-07-10

Sandy Stewart, Phila Pa, singer (Sing Along With Mitch, Mr President)

1937-09-15

Fernando de la Rúa, 51st President of Argentina

1937-12-01

Vaira Vīķe-Freiberga, 6th President of Latvia

1938-01-30

Islom Karimov, President of Uzbekistan

1938-02-24

Kathleen Richardson, president (Methodist Conference)

1938-03-02

Ricardo Lagos, former President of Chile

1938-03-27

A J Bellingham, president (Royal College of Pathologists)

1938-07-28

Alberto Fujimoro, president of Peru (1990- )

1938-10-29

Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, President of Liberia

1939-03-31

Zviad Gamsakhurdia, first President of Georgia (d. 1993)

1939-06-06

Marian Wright-Edelman, health care president (Childrens Defense Fund)

1939-06-22

Heikki Sarmanto, Goodbye, Mr. President

1939-08-21

Festus Mogae, president of Botswana

1939-09-18

Jorge Sampaio, President of Portugal

1939-09-25

Leon Britain, British politician, vice president (Commission of European Communities)

1939-10-22

Joaquim Chissano, president of Mozambique (1986- )

1939-12-29

Maumoon Abdul Gayoom, president of Maldives (1978- )

1940-02-19

Saparmurat Niyazov, President of Turkmenistan (d. 2006)

1940-05-29

Farooq Leghari, President of Pakistan

1940-07-06

Nursultan Nazarbayev, President of Kazakhstan

1940-07-21

Penny Fuller, All the President's Men

1940-08-04

Abdurrahman Wahid, 4th President of Indonesia

1940-08-06

Mukhu Aliyev, Russian politician, President of Dagestan

1940-11-06

Ruth Messinger, Manhattan Borough President and President of the American Jewish World Service

1941-01-30

Dick Cheney, Lincoln, Nebraska, 46th US Vice President

1941-03-27

Ivan Gašparovič, President of Slovakia

1941-05-03

Edward "Monk" Malloy, American university president

1941-06-19

Václav Klaus, Czech politician and President

1941-08-17

Ibrahim Babangida, president of Nigeria (1985- )

1941-09-13

Ahmet Necdet Sezer, 10th President of Turkey

1941-10-05

Eduardo Duhalde, President of Argentina

1941-9-30

Paul Bremer, Behind Bars/John Edwards, President?/The Fence

1942-05-02

Jacques Rogge, Belgian International Olympic Committee president

1942-06-18

Thabo Mbeki, Idutywa, Transkei, South Africa, former President of South Africa

1942-06-18

Thabo M Mbeki, South African economist/1st vice-president (1994- )

1942-07-02

Vicente Fox, Former Mexican president

1942-11-20

Joseph biden Jr, Scranton Pennsylvania, 47th US Vice President

1942-12-09

Joe McGinniss, Rye NY, author (Selling of President 1968)

1942-12-21

Hu Jintao, Chinese president

1942-12-26

Marco Vinicio Cerezo Arévalo, Guatemalan president

1942-9-25

Carol Marney, They've Killed President Lincoln!

1943-01-17

René Préval, President of Haiti

1943-02-03

Laila Räikkä, Goodbye, Mr. President

1943-02-04

Alberto João Jardim, Portuguese president of the regional government of Madeira

1943-02-22

Horst Köhler, President of Germany

1943-03-26

Bob Woodward, Pressure and the Press: The Making of 'All the President's Men'

1943-04-30

Frederick Chiluba, former Zambian president (1991-2001)

1943-05-14

Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson, President of Iceland

1943-07-22

Yoran Ben Ami, Israel, producer/president (Triumph Pictures)

1943-08-11

Pervaiz Musharaf, Delhi India, General and politician, 10th President of Pakistan (2001-2008)

1943-09-29

Mohammad Khatami, former President of Iran

1943-12-24

Tarja Halonen, President of Finland

1943-12-24

Tarja Halonen, Madam President

1943-9-25

Robert Walden, All the President's Men

1944-01-29

Yoweri Museveni, President of Uganda

1944-02-16

António Mascarenhas Monteiro, 2nd President of Cape Verde

1944-04-03

Stephen C. Bradbury, Vote and Die: Liszt for President

1944-04-15

Dzhokhar Dudayev, separatist leader and President of the Chechen Republic of Ichkeria (1991), (d. 1996)

1944-05-20

Boudouin de Groot, Dutch singer (Good night mister president)

1944-06-16

Anthony Mannino, All the President's Men

1944-07-21

John Atta Mills, Tarkwa, Gold Coast (Ghana), President of Ghana (2009-2012), (d. 2012)

1944-10-15

Sali Berisha, President of Albania

1944-11-01

Oscar Temaru, President of French Polynesia

1944-12-02

Ibrahim Rugova, first President of Kosovo (d. 2006)

1945-01-09

Frank J Biondi Jr, president (HBO)

1945-03-09

Hannu Lauri, Goodbye, Mr. President

1945-03-10

Elizabeth Brumfiel, [Elizabeth Stern], American feminist archaeologist, former president of the American Anthropological Association

1945-03-31

Valerie Curtin, All the President's Men

1945-04-13

Gary Haynes, The President's Plane Is Missing

1945-04-22

Alan Dukes, Irish president (Fine Gael

1945-05-14

Yochanan Vollach, Israeli footballer and president of Maccabi Haifa

1945-06-29

Chandrika Kumaratunga, first female President of Sri Lanka (1994-2005)

1945-08-25

John D. Arras, President Bioethical Commission

1945-10-17

Graça Machel, Comrade President

1945-10-19

Patricia Ireland, feminist/president (National Organization of Women)

1945-10-27

Luis Inácio Lula da Silva, President of Brazil

1945-11-11

Daniel Ortega Saavedra, president of Nicaragua (1984-90)

1946-02-02

Alpha Oumar Konaré, ex-president of Mali

1946-02-14

Bernard Dowiyogo, President of Nauru (d. 2003)

1946-03-28

Alejandro Toledo, President of Peru

1946-04-03

Carlos Salinas de Gortari, president (Mexico, 1988-94)

1946-06-20

Xanana Gusmão, President of East Timor

1946-07-06

George W. Bush Jr, New Haven, Connecticut, 43rd President of the United States (2001-09) and 46th Governor of Texas (1995-2000) (R-TX)

1946-08-19

Bill Clinton [William Jefferson], Hope Arkansas, 42nd United States President (Democrat, 1993-01)

1946-09-01

Roh Moo-Hyun, President of South Korea

1946-12-14

Michael Ovitz, president (Walt Disney Co)

1947-01-23

Megawati Sukarnoputri, 5th President of Indonesia

1947-02-04

James Danforth "Dan" Quayle, Indianapolis Indiana, USA (Sen-R-Ind, 44th Vice President 1989-93)

1947-03-27

Daphne Todd, president (Royal Society of Portrait Painters)

1947-03-31

Caesar Gaviria Trujillo, president (Colombia, 1990-94)

1947-04-05

Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, President of the Philippines (2001-2010) in San Juan Philippines

1947-04-24

Josep Borrell Fontelles, Former President of the European Parliament

1947-06-21

Meredith Baxter, All the President's Men

1947-06-22

Jerry Rawlings, former President of Ghana

1947-07-26

Alejandra Da Passano, Mr. President

1947-11-22

Alfredo Cristiani, president of El Salvador (1989-94)

1948-01-28

Charles Taylor, President of Liberia

1948-02-04

Frank Wills, All the President's Men

1948-03-28

Jamie Smith-Jackson, All the President's Men

1948-06-20

Ludwig Scotty, President of Nauru

1948-08-10

Tom Dyar, Vote and Die: Liszt for President

1948-08-19

Tipper Gore, wife of vice president Al Gore (1993-01)

1948-10-11

Molly-Ann Leikin, All the Vice President's Men

1948-10-20

Jeff MacKay, All the President's Men

1948-10-22

Lynette Fromme, American who attempted to assassinate US President Gerald Ford

1948-11-12

Hassan Rouhani, President Rouhani/Pope Francis/The Smartest Dog in the World

1948-12-01

Wendell Wright, All the President's Men

1949-04-06

Mary Maples Dunn, college president (Smith College)

1949-06-18

Lech Kaczyński, Polish president, 2005-2010

1949-07-29

Marilyn Tucker Quayle, novelist/wife of Vice President Dan Quayle (1989-93)

1949-08-01

Kurmanbek Bakiyev, President of Kyrgyzstan

1949-08-12

Fernando Collor de Mello, president of Brazil (1990-92)

1949-12-26

José Ramos-Horta, President of East Timor, Nobel laureate

1950-01-20

Mahamane Ousmane, President of Niger

1950-02-25

Néstor Kirchner, President of Argentina

1950-03-14

Michael Ford, son of US President Gerald & Betty Ford

1950-03-18

Stanley Bennett Clay, All the President's Men

1950-04-20

Itumeleng J Mosala, S Afr president (Azanian People's Org)

1950-07-13

Ma Ying-jeou, President of the Republic of China, former mayor of Taipei, former chairman of the Kuomintang (KMT)

1950-08-08

Mutulu Skakur, Letter to the President

1951-02-09

Penny Peyser, All the President's Men

1951-05-06

Samuel Doe, President of Liberia (d. 1990)

1951-05-29

Peter Chernin, President of News Corporation

1951-06-27

Mary McAleese, President of Ireland

1951-07-03

Jean-Claude Duvalier, [Papa Doc], deposed Haitian president-for-life

1951-08-23

Akhmad Kadyrov, President of Chechnya (d. 2004)

1951-09-29

Michelle Bachelet, President of Chile

1951-10-23

Fatmir Sejdiu, President of Kosovo

1951-11-04

Traian Băsescu, President of Romania

1951-12-27

Ernesto Zedillo, President of Mexico

1952-02-14

Nancy Keenan, current NARAL president

1952-12-07

Georges Corraface, Greek actor, president of the Thessaloniki International Film Festival

1953-02-02

James Mndaweni, South African worker's union leader/president (NACTU)

1953-07-15

Jean-Bertrand Aristide, president of Haiti (1991, 1994- )

1953-12-26

Leonel Fernández, Dominican politician and current President of the Dominican Republic

1954-02-23

Viktor Yushchenko, President of Ukraine

1954-04-27

Erkki Saarainen, Goodbye, Mr. President

1954-07-28

Hugo Chávez, President of Venezuela, (d. 2013)

1954-08-30

Alexander Lukashenko, President of Belarus

1954-11-15

Aleksander Kwaśniewski, Białogard Poland, politician and President of Poland (1995-2005)

1955-01-28

Nicolas Sarkozy, Paris, President of France (2007-)

1955-03-22

Valdis Zatlers, 7th President of Latvia

1955-05-29

John Hinckley Jr, shot & wounded President Reagan (1981)

1956-03-23

José Manuel Barroso, Portuguese politician, president of the European Commission

1956-06-25

Boris Trajkovski, President of the Republic of Macedonia (d. 2004)

1956-10-11

Nicanor Duarte Frutos, President of Paraguay

1956-10-28

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, Aradan, Iran, President of Iran (2005-)

1957-06-28

Georgi Parvanov, President of Bulgaria

1957-07-06

Susan Ford, The President's Book of Secrets

1957-07-25

Roger Clinton, singer, President Clinton's half-brother

1957-12-24

Hamid Karzai, President of Afghanistan

1958-01-07

Peter R Mokaba, president (South African Youth Congress)

1958-01-15

Boris Tadić, President of Serbia

1958-03-11

Ghazi Mashal Ajil al-Yawer, interim President of Iraq

1958-06-05

Ahmed Abdallah Mohamed Sambi, President of the Comoros

1958-06-07

Markku Nieminen, Goodbye, Mr. President

1959-01-01

Azali Assoumani, Comorian president

1959-10-26

Evo Morales, President of Bolivia

1959-12-06

Satoru Iwata, president and CEO of Nintendo

1961-03-23

Mikheil Gomiashvili, The President

1961-07-14

Mary Margaret Patts, Soup for President

1961-08-04

Barack Obama, Honolulu Hawaii,44th United States President (Democrat) and first African—American president

1961-12-24

Ilham Aliyev, President of Azerbaijan Republic

1962-06-22

Ardalan Shoja-Kaveh, Mr. President

1962-08-18

Felipe Calderón, President of Mexico

1962-10-12

Branko Crvenkovski, Macedonian President

1962-12-15

Yeong-jin Jo, The President's Barber

1962-9-13

Gia Ciambotti, Jefferson Davis: An American President

1963-07-18

Martín Torrijos Espino, President of Panama

1963-08-07

Patrick Kennedy, son of President Kennedy (lives only 3 days)

1965-09-11

Bashar al-Assad, President of Syria

1965-09-14

Dmitry Medvedev, President of Russia

1966-12-04

Suzanne Malveaux, CNN Breaking News: Revolution in Egypt - President Mubarak Steps Down

1967-02-25

Jonathan Freedland, President Hollywood

1967-05-17

Mohamed Nasheed, The Island President

1967-12-21

Mikhail Saakashvili, Soviet-born President of Georgia

1968-02-05

Roberto Alomar, President Jimmy

1969-07-28

Dana White, UFC President

1969-08-10

Pab Sungenis, America's Next President

1971-06-16

Andre President, tight end (Philadelphia Eagles)

1971-12-28

Sharmila Ariathurai, Letter to the President

1971-9-23

Rob Klein, The American President

1972-06-20

Saad Abedine, CNN Breaking News: Revolution in Egypt - President Mubarak Steps Down

1972-12-11

Trinh T. Banh, Letter to the President

1974-01-23

Norah O'Donnell, Vice President Biden/Inside the Air War/The New Burma

1975-04-27

Andre Gower, actor (Baby Makes 5, Fathers & Sons, Mr President)

1976-10-05

Ramzan Kadyrov, Chechen President

1979-01-29

Kevin Jakubowski, Assassination of a High School President

1980-02-27

Chelsea Clinton, daughter of President Clinton and Hillary Clinton

1980-07-21

Damir Geljo, Slaughter Nick for President

1981-11-25

Barbara and Jenna Bush, twin daughters of U.S. President George W. Bush

1982-01-25

Shawna Waldron, The American President

1982-04-10

Carlos J. Ramsey, Vote and Die: Liszt for President

1982-9-29

Diego Kontarovsky, The Day the President Moved Thanksgiving

1984-08-26

Patrick Taylor, Assassination of a High School President

1985-08-03

Tanya Fischer, Assassination of a High School President

1985-11-21

Hyung-ok Noh, The President's Barber

1985-12-19

Fabrizio Nucci, Goodbye Mr. President

1987-11-15

Jeff Baustian, Class President

1989-9-12

Ricky Baustian, Class President

1992-10-16

Conchinha Sacchetti, The Woman Who Believed She Was President of the United States

1998-07-04

Malia Obama, The 44th President

President - Notable Weddings

George WashingtonJan 6, 1759

John AdamsOct 25, 1764

James MadisonSep 15, 1794

William Henry HarrisonNov 25, 1795

John Quincy AdamsJun 26, 1797

Martin Van BurenFeb 21, 1807

Zachary TaylorJun 21, 1810

John C. CalhounJan 8, 1811

John TylerMar 29, 1813

James MonroeMar 8, 1820

James Knox PolkJan 1, 1824

Millard FillmoreFeb 5, 1826

Andrew JohnsonMay 17, 1827

Franklin PierceNov 19, 1834

Mary Todd LincolnNov 4, 1842

Ulysses GrantAug 22, 1848

Rutherford B. HayesDec 30, 1852

Benjamin HarrisonOct 20, 1853

James GarfieldNov 11, 1858

Chester A ArthurOct 25, 1859

William McKinleyJan 25, 1871

Theodore RooseveltOct 27, 1880

Woodrow WilsonJun 24, 1885

Grover ClevelandJun 2, 1886

William TaftJun 19, 1886

Edith Kermit CarowDec 2, 1886

Warren G. HardingJul 8, 1891

Emilio AguinaldoJan 1, 1896

Herbert HooverFeb 10, 1899

Eleanor RooseveltMar 17, 1905

Calvin CoolidgeOct 4, 1905

Manuel L. QuezonDec 17, 1918

Elizabeth TrumanJun 28, 1919

Charles de GaulleApr 7, 1921

Fulgencio BatistaJul 10, 1926

Ramon MagsaysayNov 16, 1933

Syngman RheeOct 8, 1934

Richard NixonJun 21, 1940

Barbara BushJan 6, 1945

Jimmy CarterJul 7, 1946

Gerald FordOct 15, 1948

Ronald ReaganMar 8, 1952

Imelda RomualdezMay 1, 1954

Corazon AquinoOct 11, 1954

Boris YeltsinSep 28, 1956

Saddam HusseinMay 5, 1963

Dick CheneyAug 29, 1964

Gloria Macapagal-ArroyoAug 2, 1968

Hillary RodhamOct 11, 1975

George W. BushNov 5, 1977

Mobutu Sese SekoMay 1, 1980

Vladimir PutinJul 28, 1983

Barack ObamaOct 3, 1992

President ClintonNov 26, 1993

Roone ArledgeMay 21, 1994

Robert MugabeAug 17, 1996

John F. KennedySep 21, 1996

Nicolas SarkozyFeb 2, 2008

President - Weddings
Date Event
1759-01-06

US 1st President George Washington marries Martha Dandridge Custis at White House Plantation

1764-10-25

2nd American President John Adams (28) weds Abigail Smith (19) in Weymouth, Massachusetts (marriage lasts 54 years)

1794-09-15

4th US President James Madison (43) weds Dolley Madison (26) in Jefferson County, West Virginia

1795-11-25

US President William Henry Harrison (22) weds Anna Symmes (20) in North Bend, Ohio

1797-06-26

US President John Quincy Adams (29) weds Louisa Johnson (22) at All Hallows Barking parish in London

1807-02-21

US President Martin Van Buren (24) weds highschool sweetheart Hannah Hoes (23) in Catskill, New York

1810-06-21

US President Zachary Taylor (25) weds Margaret Smith near Louisville, Kentucky

1811-01-08

US Vice President John C. Calhoun (28) weds Floride Bonneau (19)

1813-03-29

John Tyler (23) later 10th US President, marries 1st wife Letitia Christian Tyler (22)

1820-03-08

5th US President James Monroe's daughter Maria 1st child of a President to marry in the White House

1824-01-01

US President James Knox Polk (28) weds Sarah Childress (20) in Murfreesboro

1826-02-05

US president Millard Fillmore (26) weds Abigail Powers (27)

1827-05-17

US President Andrew Johnson (18) weds Eliza McCardle (16) in Warrenton, Tennessee

1828-02-25

6th US President John Quincy Adam's son John marries in the White House

1834-11-19

US President Franklin Pierce (30) weds Jane Pierce (28) in Amherst, New Hampshire

1842-01-31

10th US President John Tyler's daughter Elizabeth marries in White House

1842-11-04

U.S. first lady Mary Todd Lincoln (23) weds US president Abraham Lincoln (33) in Springfield, Illinois

1844-06-26

10th US President John Tyler marries 2nd wife Julia Gardiner in NYC, 1st president to marry while in office

1848-08-22

Soldier and later US President Ulysses Grant (26) marries Julia Dent

1852-12-30

Future US President Rutherford B. Hayes (30) weds teetotaler and abolitionist Lucy Webb (21)

1853-01-30

Emperor and French President Napoleon III marries Eugenie de Montijo, Countess of Teba

1853-10-20

23rd US President Benjamin Harrison (20) weds music teacher Caroline Scott (21)

1858-02-10

US president Millard Fillmore (58) weds Caroline Carmichael (43) in Albany, New York

1858-11-11

20th US President James Garfield (26) weds Lucretia Rudolph (26) in Hiram, Ohio

1859-10-25

US President Chester A Arthur (30) weds Ellen Herndon (22) at Calvary Episcopal Church in NYC, New York

1871-01-25

US President William McKinley (27) weds Ida Saxton (23) at the First Presbyterian Church in Canton

1880-10-27

Theodore Roosevelt, later 26th US President marries Alice Hathaway Lee, on his 22nd birthday

1885-06-24

28th US President Woodrow Wilson (28) weds Presbyterian minister's daughter Ellen Louise Axson (25) in Savannah, Georgia

1886-06-02

22nd and 24th US President Grover Cleveland (49) weds Frances Folsom (21) in the Blue Room at the White House

1886-06-19

US President William Taft (28) weds Helen Herron (25) in Cincinnati, Ohio

1886-12-02

26th US President Theodore Roosevelt (28) weds second wife Edith Kermit Carow (25) in London

1891-07-08

Future president Harding marries Florence K DeWolfe in Marion Ohio

1891-07-08

US President Warren G. Harding (25) weds publisher Florence Kling DeWolfe (30) in Marion, Ohio

1896-01-01

1st Filipino President Emilio Aguinaldo (26) weds first wife Hilaria del Rosario

1896-04-06

23rd US President Benjamin Harrison (63) weds Mary Scott (37) at St Thomas Protestant Episcopal Church in New York City

1899-02-10

Future US President Herbert Hoover (24) marries college sweetheart Lou Henry (24) in Monterey California

1905-03-17

Eleanor Roosevelt (20) marries Franklin D. Roosevelt (23) later 32nd US President in New York, & given away by her uncle, 26th President Theodore Roosevelt

1905-10-04

30th US President Calvin Coolidge (33) weds Grace Anna Goodhue (26) in Burlington, Vermont

1906-02-17

26th US President Theodore Roosevelt's daughter Alice marries in the White House

1913-11-25

28th US President Woodrow Wilson's daughter Jessie marries in The White House

1914-05-07

28th US President Woodrow Wilson's daughter Eleanor marries in The White House

1915-12-10

28th US President Woodrow Wilson marries 2nd wife Edith Galt, a descendant of native American Pocahontas

1915-12-18

US President Wilson, widowed the year before, marries Edith Bolling Galt

1918-12-17

Philippine Senator (and later 2nd President) Manuel L. Quezon (40) weds first cousin Aurora Aragon (30) in Hong Kong

1919-06-28

33rd US president Harry Truman (35) weds Elizabeth Truman (34) in Independence

1921-04-07

French president Charles de Gaulle (30) weds Yvonne Vendroux (20)

1926-07-10

Cuban president Fulgencio Batista (25) weds Elisa Godínez y Gómez (25)

1930-07-14

1st Filippino President Emilio Aguinaldo (61) weds second wife Maria Agoncillo (51) at Barasoain Church in Malolos, Bulacan

1933-11-16

Ramon Magsaysay, latter President of the Philippines (26) weds Luz Banzon (18) at Lourdes church in Manila

1934-10-08

South Korean President Syngman Rhee (59) weds Francesca Donner (34)

1940-06-21

37th US President Richard Nixon (27) weds Pat Ryan (28) at the Mission Inn in Riverside, California

1945-01-06

Future US President George H W Bush marries Barbara Pierce at the First Presbyterian Church in Rye NY

1945-01-06

US First Lady Barbara Bush (19) weds 41st president George H. W. Bush (20) at the First Presbyterian Church in Rye, New York

1946-07-07

39th US President Jimmy Carter (21) weds Rosalynn Smith (18) in Plains, Georgia

1948-10-15

38th US President Gerald Ford (35) weds department store fashion consultant Elizabeth (Betty) Bloomer Warren (30) at Grace Episcopal Church in Grand Rapids, Ford

1952-03-08

Future US President Ronald Reagan (41) marries Nancy Davis (30)

1954-05-01

Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos (36) weds Imelda Romualdez (24) in a Catholic church

1954-10-11

Philippine president Corazon Aquino (21) weds Tarlac governor Benigno Aquino Jr (22) in Pasay City, Philippines

1956-09-28

Russian president Boris Yeltsin (25) weds Naina Girina (24)

1963-05-05

Iraqi President Saddam Hussein (26) weds teacher Sajida Talfah (26)

1964-08-29

46th US Vice President Dick Cheney (23) weds Lynne Ann Vincent (23) at the First Presbyterian Church of Casper in Wyoming

1968-08-02

Later President of the Philippines, Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo (21) weds lawyer Jose Miguel Arroyo (22)

1969-04-11

South African president Frederik de Klerk marries Marike Willemse

1975-10-11

Future US President Bill Clinton weds future Secretary of State Hillary Rodham

1977-11-05

43rd US President George W. Bush (31) weds Laura Welch (31) at The First United Methodist Church in Midland, Texas

1980-05-01

Zaire President Mobutu Sese Seko (49) weds Bobi Ladawa

1983-07-28

Russian president Vladimir Putin (30) weds flight attendant Lyudmila Shkrebneva (25)

1992-06-28

US President Bush's daughter Dorothy marries Bobby Koch

1992-10-03

Future US President Barack Obama (31) weds fellow lawyer Michelle Robinson (28)

1993-11-26

Political strategist for President Clinton's campaign and political commentator James Carville (49) weds Republican political pundit Mary Matalin (40) in New Orleans, Louisiana

1994-03-26

Half-brother of former President Bill Clinton and rodeo clown Roger Clinton (37) weds Molly Martin (25) in Dallas

1994-05-21

ABC Sports President Roone Arledge (62) weds third wife Gigi Shaw

1994-12-26

President Clinton's brother Roger Clinton (37) weds 8-mo pregnant Molly Nartin (25)

1995-10-14

"Sleep with Me" actress Meg Tilly (35) weds United Artists studio president John Calley (65) in Los Angeles

1996-08-17

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe (72) weds Grace Marufu (31) at Kutama College in Mashonaland West, Zimbabwe

1996-09-01

Presidential daughter Amy Carter (29), the only child of former U.S President Jimmy Carter weds computer consultant Jim Wentzel (28) in Plains, Georgia

1996-09-21

Elder son of U.S. President John F. Kennedy and magazine publisher John F. Kennedy Jr. (35) weds Caroline Bisset (30) at the wood-frame Brack Chapel of the First African Baptist Church in Cumberland Island, Georgia

1997-01-04

Czech Republic's first president Vaclav Havel (60) weds Czech actress Dagmar Havlova (43) in Prague, Czech Republic

2003-07-05

TV personality Debbie Matenopoulos (28) weds Lions Gate Entertainment president Jay Faires at St. Sophia Greek Orthodox Cathedral in Los Angeles, California

2006-11-04

Radio and television journalist Alison Stewart (40) weds MSNBC vice-president of prime-time programming Bill Wolff (40) at the stylish New York restaurant Cipriani 23rd Street

2008-02-02

23rd French Republic President Nicolas Sarkozy (53) weds supermodel-turned-singer Carla Bruni (39) at the Elysee Palace in Paris, France

2008-05-10

President George W. Bush's daughter Jenna Bush (26) weds Henry Hager (30) at the Bush family ranch in Texas

2010-07-31

Daughter of former US President Bill Clinton Chelsea Clinton (30) weds investment banker Marc Mezvinsky (32) at Astor Courts in Rhinebeck, New York

2012-06-02

Vice President Joe Biden's daughter Ashley Biden (30) weds Dr. Howard David Krein at St. Joseph on the Brandywine in Wilmington, Delaware

President - Notable Divorces

Vladimir PutinJun 7, 2013

President - Divorces
Date Event
2013-06-07

Russian President Vladimir Putin announces his divorce with his wife on national TV

President - Notable Deaths

John WitherspoonNov 15, 1794

George WashingtonDec 14, 1799

Alexander HamiltonJul 12, 1804

John AdamsJul 4, 1826

Thomas JeffersonJul 4, 1826

James MonroeJul 4, 1831

William Henry HarrisonApr 4, 1841

Andrew JacksonJun 8, 1845

John Quincy AdamsFeb 23, 1848

James Knox PolkJun 15, 1849

Zachary TaylorJul 9, 1850

Martin Van BurenJul 24, 1862

Abraham LincolnApr 15, 1865

James BuchananJun 1, 1868

Franklin PierceOct 8, 1869

Millard FillmoreMar 8, 1874

Brigham YoungAug 29, 1877

James A GarfieldSep 19, 1881

Alexander H. StephensMar 4, 1883

Ulysses S. GrantJul 23, 1885

Chester A. ArthurNov 18, 1886

Benjamin HarrisonMar 13, 1901

Grover ClevelandJun 24, 1908

Woodrow WilsonFeb 3, 1924

Calvin CoolidgeJan 5, 1933

Hipólito YrigoyenJul 3, 1933

QuezonAug 1, 1944

Franklin RooseveltApr 12, 1945

Manuel RoxasApr 15, 1948

Getulio D VargasAug 24, 1954

Elpidio QuirinoFeb 29, 1956

Ramon MagsaysayMar 17, 1957

Jose P. LaurelNov 6, 1959

John F. KennedyNov 22, 1963

Emilio AguinaldoFeb 6, 1964

Herbert HooverOct 20, 1964

Syngman RheeJul 19, 1965

Ho Chi MinhSep 3, 1969

Charles de GaulleNov 9, 1970

Thomas E. DeweyMar 16, 1971

Kwame NkrumahApr 27, 1972

Harry TrumanDec 26, 1972

Lyndon B. JohnsonJan 22, 1973

Georges PompidouApr 2, 1974

Clarence CampbellJun 24, 1984

Ferdinand MarcosSep 28, 1989

Richard NixonApr 22, 1994

Mobutu Sese SekoSep 7, 1997

Nguyễn Văn ThiệuSep 29, 2001

Ronald ReaganJun 5, 2004

Zayed bin Sultan Al NahyanNov 2, 2004

Gnassingbé EyadémaFeb 5, 2005

Gerald R FordDec 26, 2006

Boris YeltsinApr 23, 2007

Corazon AquinoAug 1, 2009

Nelson MandelaDec 5, 2013

President - Deaths
Date Event
1577-05-08

Viglius ab Aytta Zuichemus, lawyer/President (Raad van State), dies

1659-02-27

Henry Dunster, first President of Harvard College (b. 1609)

1672-02-19

Charles Chauncy, English-born president of Harvard College (b. 1592)

1675-11-28

Leonard Hoar, American President of Harvard University (b. 1630)

1681-07-25

Urian Oakes, English-born President of Harvard University (b. 1631)

1684-07-02

John Rogers, president of Harvard University (b. 1630)

1724-05-03

John Leverett the Younger, American President of Harvard (b. 1662)

1737-03-16

Benjamin Wadsworth, President of Harvard University (b. 1670)

1767-01-07

Thomas Clap, 1st president of Yale University (b. 1703)

1769-06-01

Edward Holyoke, President of Harvard University (b. 1689)

1775-10-21

Peyton Randolph, American president of the Continental Congress (b. 1721)

1784-06-13

Henry Middleton, American president of the Continental Congress (b. 1717)

1789-02-19

Nicholas Van Dyke, American lawyer and President of Delaware (b. 1738)

1794-11-15

John Witherspoon, president of the College of New Jersey, dies at 71

1796-08-31

John McKinly, American physician and President of Delaware, dies at 75

1797-11-29

Samuel Langdon, American President of Harvard University (b. 1723)

1799-12-14

George Washington, 1st president USA (1789-97), dies at 66

1804-07-12

Alexander Hamilton, Secretary of the Treasury, killed by Vice President Aaron Burr in pistol duel near Weehawken

1821-10-24

Elias Boudinot, American President of the Continental Congress (b. 1740)

1825-06-11

Daniel D Tompkins, 6th US Vice President (1817-25), dies at 54

1826-07-04

John Adams, 2nd US President (1797-1801), dies at 90

1826-07-04

Thomas Jefferson, 3rd US President (1801-09), dies at 83

1828-12-22

Rachel Jackson, wife of 7th US President Andrew Jackson, dies of heart failure

1830-12-17

Simón Bolívar, South American revolutionary and president (Colombia), dies at 47 in Santa Marta, Colombia

1831-07-04

James Monroe, 5th US president (1817-25), dies of heart failure and tuberculosis at 73

1831-10-09

Ioannis Kapodistrias, President (1829-31) and founding father of modern Greece.

1840-05-06

Francisco de Paula Santander, Colombian president and independence leader (b. 1792)

1841-04-04

William Henry Harrison, 9th President of the United States, becomes 1st president to die in office at 68 of pneumonia

1842-09-10

Letitia Tyler, US President Tyler's (1841-45) wife, dies at 51

1842-09-15

José Francisco Morazán Quezada, President of The Federal Republic of Central America (b. 1792)

1843-03-21

Guadalupe Victoria, first President of Mexico (b. 1786)

1845-06-08

Andrew Jackson, (D) 7th US President (1828-37), dies at 78

1848-02-23

John Quincy Adams, 6th US President (1825-1829), dies of a stroke at 80

1849-06-15

James Knox Polk, 11th US President (1845-1849), dies in Nashville Tenn at 53

1850-02-01

Edward Baker Lincoln, son of U.S. President Abraham Lincoln

1850-07-09

Zachary Taylor, 12th US president (1849-50), dies in White House at 65

1855-08-07

Mariano Arista, President of Mexico (b. 1802)

1858-01-09

Anson Jones, 5th and last President of Texas (suicide) (b. 1798)

1862-07-24

Martin Van Buren, 8th US president (1837-41), dies of heart failure at 79

1862-09-10

Carlos A Lopez, president of Paraguay (1844-62), dies at 71

1865-04-15

Abraham Lincoln, 16th American president, dies from gunshot wound at 56

1868-06-01

James Buchanan, 15th US president (1857-61), dies at 77

1869-10-08

Franklin Peirce, 14th president (1853-1857), dies in Concord NH at 64

1869-10-08

Franklin Pierce, 14th President of the United States, dies at 64

1870-05-01

Francisco Solano Lopez, fieldmarshal/president of Paraguay

1871-07-16

Tad Lincoln, son of U.S. president Abraham Lincoln

1874-03-08

Millard Fillmore, 13th president (1850-53), dies at 74

1875-05-17

John C. Breckinridge, Vice President of the United States (b. 1821)

1875-11-22

Henry Wilson, Vice President of the United States (b. 1812)

1876-02-24

Joseph Jenkins Roberts, first President of Liberia (b. 1809)

1876-09-05

Manuel Blanco Encalada, first president of Chile (b. 1790)

1877-08-29

Brigham Young, 2nd president of Mormon Church, dies of peritonitis at 76

1877-09-03

Adolphe Thiers, 1st president of 3rd French Rep (1871-77), dies at 80

1881-09-19

James A Garfield, 20th President (1881), dies of gunshot wound at 49

1882-06-30

Charles J Guiteau, assassin (President Garfield), hanged

1883-03-04

Alexander H. Stephens, Vice President US Confederate States, dies at 71

1885-07-23

Ulysses S. Grant, 18th US President (1869-77) and Union general, dies of esophageal cancer in Mount McGregor NY at 63

1886-11-18

Chester A. Arthur, 21st US president (1881-85), dies at 56

1888-09-11

Domingo F Sarmiento, president of Argentina (1868-74), dies at 77

1891-07-04

Hannibal Hamlin, U.S. Vice President (b. 1809)

1891-09-09

Jules Grévy, President of France (b. 1813)

1892-08-23

Deodoro da Fonseca, 1st President of Brazil (b. 1827)

1893-10-16

Patrice MacMahon, duc de Magenta, President of France (b. 1808)

1893-11-22

James Calder, 5th President of the Pennsylvania State University (b. 1826)

1894-03-20

Lajos Kossuth, Hungarian freedom fighter/president (1849), dies at 91

1894-06-24

M F Sadi Carnot, president of France (1887-94), murdered at about 56

1896-01-25

Frederic Leighton, President of the Royal Academy (1878-96), dies

1897-07-29

Joost G Kist, lawyer/president of High Council (1885-97), dies at 74

1898-09-02

Wilford Woodruff, fourth president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (b. 1807)

1899-02-16

Francois Félix Faure, president of France (1895-99), dies at 57

1899-02-16

François Félix Faure, President Faure Shooting Pheasants

1899-11-21

Garret A. Hobart, President McKinley's Inspection of Camp Wikoff

1901-03-13

Benjamin Harrison, 23rd President of the United States (1889-93), dies in Indianapolis at 67

1901-09-14

William McKinley, President McKinley Taking the Oath

1901-10-10

Lorenzo Snow, fifth president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (b. 1814)

1901-10-29

Leon Czolcosz, assassin of President McKinley, is electrocuted

1904-01-28

Karl Emil Franzos, The President

1904-02-15

Marcus Hanna, President McKinley Taking the Oath

1904-07-14

President Paul Kruger, the face of Boer resistance against the British during the South African or Second Boer War (1899—1902), heart failure at 78

1906-01-18

Bartolomé Mitre, president of Argentina (1862-70), dies at 84

1907-05-26

Ida McKinley, President and Mrs. McKinley

1907-06-09

Manuel Estrada Vabrera, president Guatemala, murdered

1908-06-01

James K. Jones, President McKinley Taking the Oath

1908-06-24

Grover Cleveland, 22nd & 24th US President (1885-89, 93-97), dies at 71

1908-06-24

Grover Cleveland, President Cleveland and President McKinley

1908-07-20

Demetrius Vikelas, Greek author, president of the International Olympic Committee (b. 1835)

1908-11-04

Tomés Estrada Palma, 1st president Cuba (1902-06), dies

1909-06-28

Israel Durham, Phillies president dies

1909-09-29

Miles B. McSweeney, President Roosevelt Reviewing the Troops at Charleston Exposition

1910-07-04

Melville W. Fuller, President McKinley Taking the Oath

1910-10-04

Sergey Muromtsev, Russian lawyer and politician, and President of the First Imperial Duma (b. 1850)

1911-03-24

Matthew Stanley Robison, president (Cardinals), dies

1911-11-19

Ramon Caceres, President (Dominican Republic), murdered

1912-04-15

John Jacob Astor, President McKinley's Inspection of Camp Wikoff

1912-10-30

James S. Sherman, Vice President of the United States (b. 1855)

1912-11-28

Daniel M. Ransdell, President McKinley Taking the Oath

1912-12-03

Prudente José de Morais Barros, President of Brazil (b. 1841)

1913-06-28

Manoel Ferraz de Campos Salles, President of Brazil (b. 1841)

1913-07-19

Clímaco Calderón, President of Colombia (b. 1852)

1915-07-02

Gen Porfirio [Jose de la Cruz] Diaz, president Mexico, dies

1915-07-28

Vilbrun G Sam, rebellion leader/president of Haiti, lynched

1916-06-06

Yuan Shikai, president of China, dies at 56

1918-02-20

Conrad Diehl, Opening of the Pan-American Exposition Showing Vice President Roosevelt Leading the Procession

1918-06-04

Charles W. Fairbanks, H.R.H. The Prince of Wales Decorating the Monument of Champlain and Receiving Addresses of Welcome from the Mayor of Quebec, the Governor General of Canada and Vice President Fairbanks, Representative of the United States

1918-08-17

Jacob Gallinger, Opening of the Pan-American Exposition Showing Vice President Roosevelt Leading the Procession

1919-01-16

Francisco de Paula Rodrigues Alves, President of Brazil (b. 1848)

1919-06-11

John C. Spooner, President McKinley Taking the Oath

1920-03-20

Venustiano Carranza, president Mexico (1915-20), murdered at 60

1920-05-16

Levi P. Morton, United States Vice President under Benjamin Harrision (b. 1824)

1920-08-02

George W. Anson, The President's Special

1922-08-12

Arthur Griffith, Irish nationalist/president (Sinn Fein), dies

1924-02-03

Woodrow Wilson, 28th US president (1913-21), dies at his home in Washington at 67

1925-02-28

Friedrich Ebert, soc-dem president Germany, dies

1925-03-12

Sun Yat-Sen, Chinese revolutionary president, dies at 58

1925-09-24

Fanny Petersen, The President

1926-01-26

John Flannagan, 2nd president of St. Ambrose University

1926-05-09

Benjamin B. Odell Jr., Opening of the Pan-American Exposition Showing Vice President Roosevelt Leading the Procession

1926-08-22

Charles William Eliot, American University president (Harvard, 1869-1909), dies at 92

1926-10-08

Axel Madsen, The President

1926-11-12

Joseph Garney Cannon, President McKinley Taking the Oath

1927-10-02

John Dalzell, President McKinley Taking the Oath

1928-03-31

Gustave Ador, president of Austria (1919), dies at 82

1928-06-17

Presley M. Rixey, President McKinley

1929-06-02

Thomas C. McRae, President McKinley Taking the Oath

1929-10-31

António José de Almeida, Portuguese politician and 6th President of Portugal (b. 1866)

1929-12-20

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

1929-12-20

Emile Loubet, Arrival and Departure of President Loubet

1930-08-10

William H Taft, US president (1909-13), dies

1930-08-30

William H Taft, 27th US President (1909-13), dies

1931-06-22

Armand Fallières, French president (b. 1841)

1933-01-05

Calvin Coolidge, 30th President (1923-29), dies in Mass at 60

1933-07-03

Hipólito Yrigoyen, President of Argentina (1916-22, 1928-30), dies at 80

1933-11-19

Enrique Jose Varona, Cuban sociologist/vice-president, dies at 84

1934-03-27

Francis William Reitz, 5th State President of the Orange Free State (b. 1844)

1934-10-15

Raymond Poincaré, premier/president France (1913-20), dies at 74

1935-11-28

Betty Kirkeby, The President

1936-02-20

John Hope, president of Atlanta University, dies at 67

1937-02-07

Elihu Root, President Roosevelt at the Army-Navy Game

1937-06-18

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

1937-09-14

Tomáš Masaryk, 1st President of Czechoslovakia (b. 1850)

1937-12-17

Gerard Vissering, banker/president of Dutch Bank, dies at 72

1938-11-10

Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, founder and the first President of Turkey (b. 1881)

1938-12-27

Emile Vandervelde, President (1900—1918) of the International Socialist Bureau and Minister of 3 Belgian governments dies at 72

1939-05-20

Joe Carr, NFL hall of famer/NFL president (1921-39), dies at 59

1939-10-25

Cornelis JK van Aalst, president Dutch Business Society, dies at 73

1940-03-11

Julius McVicker, The Phantom President

1940-10-11

Lluís Companys, President of Generalitat of Catalonia (shot) (b. 1882)

1940-11-28

Nicolae Iorga, author/president of Romania, murdered by fascist

1941-09-06

Hugo Loudon, president-director (Royal Oil), dies at 81

1941-10-18

Manuel Teixeira Gomes, 7th President of Portugal (b. 1860)

1941-11-25

Pedro Aguirre Cerda, president Chili (People's Front), dies

1942-01-16

Prince Arthur, H.R.H. The Prince of Wales Decorating the Monument of Champlain and Receiving Addresses of Welcome from the Mayor of Quebec, the Governor General of Canada and Vice President Fairbanks, Representative of the United States

1942-02-13

Epitácio Pessoa, Brazilian president (b. 1865)

1942-07-11

Simon de la Bella, Dutch president (NVV), dies in Dachau

1943-02-04

Frank Calder, 1st NHL president, dies

1943-04-07

Alexandre Millerand, President of France (b. 1859)

1944-02-29

Pehr Evind Svinhufvud, President of Finland (b. 1861)

1944-04-29

Bernardino Machado, President of Portugal (b. 1851)

1944-08-01

Manuel Luis Quezon y Molina, Second President of Philippines (1935-42), dies of tuberculosis at 65

1944-08-12

Joseph P. Kennedy, Jr., brother of President John F. Kennedy (b. 1915)

1945-04-06

Benjamin M Telders, president (Dutch Liberal States Party), dies at 42

1945-04-12

Franklin Roosevelt, 32nd US President (D) (1933-1945), dies at 63

1945-05-14

Heber J. Grant, seventh president of the The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (b. 1856)

1945-09-20

Augusto Tasso Fragoso, Brazilian president (b. 1869)

1946-07-21

Gualberto Villarroel, President of Bolivia (b. 1908)

1947-06-09

Wladyslaw Raczkiewicz, president of Poland (1939-40), dies at 62

1947-07-02

Anna Rápolthy, Miss President

1947-12-07

Nicholas M. Butler, American university president, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (b. 1862)

1948-04-15

Philippine president Manuel Roxas, dies of heart attack at 56

1948-09-03

Eduard Benesj, president Czechoslovakia (1921-22, 35-48), dies

1949-06-26

Kim Gu, President of the Provisional Government of the Republic of Korea (b. 1876)

1949-07-12

Douglas Hyde, first President of Ireland (b. 1860)

1949-08-14

Husni el-Zaim, president/dictator of Syria, shot to death

1950-02-03

Karl Seitz, president of Austria, dies at 80

1950-03-06

Albert Lebrun, President of France (b. 1871)

1951-01-28

Carl Gustaf Emil Mannerheim, president of Finland (b.1867)

1951-04-04

George Albert Smith, President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (the LDS or Mormon Church) (b. 1870)

1951-04-18

António Óscar Carmona, 97th Prime Minister of Portugal and 11th President of Portugal (b. 1869)

1951-04-23

Charles G. Dawes, Vice President of the United States, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (b. 1865)

1952-09-22

Kaarlo Juho Ståhlberg, first President of Finland (b. 1865)

1952-11-09

Chaim Weizmann, bio-chemist/1st president Israel, dies at 77

1952-11-09

Philip Murray, 1st president of the United Steelworkers and longest-serving president of the Congress of Industrial Organizations (b. 1886)

1953-03-14

Klement Gottwald, premier/president of Czechoslovakia, dies at 56

1953-07-20

Dumarsaid Estime, President of Haiti (b. 1900)

1954-08-24

Getulio D Vargas, President and dictator of Brazil: 1930-45, 51-54, suicide at 71

1955-01-02

Jose Antonio Remon, president of Panama (1952-55), assassinated

1955-03-05

Antanas Merkys, President of Lithuania (b. 1888)

1955-03-23

Artur da Silva Bernardes, President of Brazil (b. 1875)

1955-10-13

Manuel Ávila Camacho, President of Mexico (b. 1897)

1955-11-19

Marquis James, Portrait of a President

1956-02-29

Elpidio Quirino, 6th President of Philippines (1949-53), dies at 65

1956-10-16

Jules Rimet, president of FIFA (b. 1873)

1956-10-25

Risto Ryti, Finnish minister/premier/president, dies at 67

1956-12-14

Juho Kusti Paasikivi, president of Finland (b. 1870)

1957-03-17

Ramon Magsaysay, 7th President of the Philippines, dies in a plane crash at 49

1957-07-26

Carlos Castillo Armas, president of Guatemala, murdered

1957-08-04

Washington Luís Pereira de Sousa, President of Brazil (b. 1869)

1958-01-07

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

1958-04-02

Josei Toda, Japanese second president of the Buddhist association Soka Gakkai (b. 1900)

1959-03-29

Barthelemy Boganda, Central African Republic's 1st president, dies

1959-03-30

Riccardo Zanella, president of Free State of Fiume (b. 1875)

1959-11-06

Jose P. Laurel, Philippine president, dies of heart attack at 68

1960-09-07

Wilhelm Pieck, president of German DR (1949-60), dies at 84

1961-10-30

Luigi Einaudi, economist/1st president Italy, dies

1962-01-01

Diego Martínez Barrio, Spanish president (1939), dies at 76

1963-02-28

Rajendra Prasad, First President of India (b. 1884)

1963-08-10

Patrick Kennedy, son of President Kennedy, dies at only 3 days

1963-11-02

Ngo Dinh Diem, president of South Vietnam (1955-63), murdered at 62

1963-11-22

John F. Kennedy, 35th president of the United States (1961-63), assassinated by Lee Harvey Oswald in Dallas, Texas at 46

1964-01-01

Bechara El Khoury, President of Lebanon (b. 1890)

1964-02-06

Emilio Aguinaldo, Filipino general and President (1899-1901) (b. 1869)

1964-10-20

Herbert Hoover, 31st President of US (1929-33), dies in NY at 90

1965-02-19

Gheorge Gheorghiu Dej, Romanian president, dies at 63

1965-02-28

Adolf Scharf, president of Austria (1957-65), dies at 74

1965-06-11

José Mendes Cabeçadas, 95th Prime Minister of Portugal and 9th President of Portugal (b. 1883)

1965-07-19

Syngman Rhee, first President of South Korea (1948-60), dies at 90

1966-01-01

Vincent Auriol, President of France (1947-53), dies at 82

1966-02-04

Gilbert H Grosvenor, president Natl Geographic Society, dies at 90

1966-04-12

Sumokil, president of Republic South Moluccas, executed

1966-11-23

Seán T. O'Kelly, President of Ireland (b. 1882)

1967-04-13

Luis Somoza Debayle, president of Nicaragua (1956-63), dies at 44

1967-07-21

Albert J Luthuli, president South Africa (ANC), dies

1967-11-28

Leon Mba, 1st president of Gabon (1960-67), dies

1967-12-09

Charles Léon Hammes, Luxembourgian lawyer and President of the European Court of Justice (b. 1898)

1968-07-23

Don Lillis, NFL president (NY Jets)

1969-02-03

Eduardo C Mondlane, president of Mozambique, murdered

1969-03-24

Joseph Kasavubu, president Congo (1960-65), dies at about 55

1969-04-05

Romulo Gallegos, Venezuela author/president (1947-48), dies at 84

1969-04-27

René Barrientos, President of Bolivia (b. 1919)

1969-05-03

Zakir Hussain, 3rd President of India, (b. 1897)

1969-07-28

Ramón Grau, Cuban president (b. 1882)

1969-08-09

George P Marshall, NFL president (Washington Redskins), dies at 72

1969-09-03

Ho Chi Minh [Nguyễn Sinh Cung], Vietnamese communist revolutionary and President of North Vietnam (1946-69), dies at 79 of heart failure

1969-09-22

Adolfo Lopez Mateos, president of Mexico, dies at 59

1969-10-15

Shermake, president of (Somalia), murdered

1969-11-21

Mutesa II of Buganda, President of Uganda (1924)

1969-12-02

Kliment J Voroshilov, president USSR (1953-60), dies

1969-12-17

Arturo da Costa e Silva, President of Brazil (1967-69), dies at 67

1970-01-18

David O McKay, 9th Mormon president, dies at 96

1970-02-20

Café Filho, 18th Brazilian President (1954-1955) dies aged 71

1970-05-09

Walter P Reuther, US worker's union leader/president (CIO), dies

1970-06-21

Achmed Sukarno, 1st president of Indonesia (1945-67), dies at 68

1970-11-09

Charles de Gaulle, President of France (1958-69), dies at 79

1970-11-10

Charles DeGaulle, general/president France (Free French), dies at 79

1970-11-23

Yusuf Bin Ishak, president of Singapore 1965-70, dies at about 60

1971-01-27

Jacobo Arbenz, President of Guatemala (b. 1913)

1971-03-16

Thomas E. Dewey, US president candidate (R 1944, 48), dies of a heart attack at 68

1971-04-23

William Tubman, President of Liberia (1944-71), dies at 76

1972-04-07

Abeid Karume, Tanzanian sheik/president, murdered

1972-04-27

Kwame Nkrumah, president of Ghana, dies at 62

1972-12-21

Horace Mann Bond, president of Lincoln University (Pa), dies at 70

1972-12-26

Harry Truman, 33rd US President (1945-53), dies in KC Mo at 88

1973-01-22

Lyndon B. Johnson, 36th US President (1963-69), dies at his Texas ranch at 64

1973-09-11

Salvador Allende Gossens, president Chile (1970-73), dies at 65

1974-04-02

Georges Pompidou, French President (1969-1974) and Prime Minister (1962-1968), dies in Paris at 62

1974-04-20

Mohammed Ayub Khan, premier/president (Pakistan), dies

1974-06-11

Eurico Gaspar Dutra, President of Brazil (b. 1883)

1974-07-01

Juan D Peron, president of Argentina (1946-55, 73-74), dies at 78

1974-08-15

Mrs Park Chung Hi, wife of South Korean president, murdered

1975-04-13

N'garta Tombalbaye, president Chad, dies

1975-08-29

Eamon de Valera, Irish president (1937..59), dies at 92

1975-11-16

Ernst van Raalte, lawyer/minister-president, dies at 83

1976-06-02

Juan José Torres, former President of Bolivia, assassinated in the frame of Operation Condor

1976-07-07

Gustav Heinemann, German president, dies at 76

1976-09-10

Mordecai Johnson, 1st black president of Howard U, dies at 86

1976-12-06

João Goulart, President of Brazil (b. 1918)

1977-03-18

Marien Ngouabi, president of Congo-Brazzaville, murdered

1978-04-27

Mohammed Daud, premier/president of Afghanistan, murdered

1978-06-25

Hussein al-Ghasjmi, president of North-Yemen, murdered

1978-06-26

Rabbaji, president of South-Yemen, executed

1978-06-28

Clifford Dupont, First President of Rhodesia (b. 1905)

1978-08-31

John Wrathall, President of Rhodesia (b. 1913)

1978-12-27

Houari Boumédienne, President of Algeria (b. 1932)

1979-04-02

Carroll D Rosenbloom, LA Rams president, dies at 72

1979-04-04

Zulfikar Ali Bhutto, Pakistani president, hanged in Pakistan at 51

1979-07-15

Gustavo Díaz Ordaz, President of Mexico (b. 1911)

1979-09-16

Nur Mohammed Taraki, president of Afghanistan (1978-79), killed

1979-10-26

Park Chung-hee, South Korean President, assassinated

1979-12-27

Hafizullah Amin, president of Afghanistan (1979), murdered

1980-04-12

William R Tolbert Jr, Liberian President & 27 others killed in coup

1980-06-23

Varahagiri Venkata Giri, Fourth President of India (b. 1894)

1980-07-13

Seretse Khama, 1st president of Botswana, dies

1980-07-13

Sir Seretse Khama, Botswanan statesman and president, 59

1981-02-26

Munabi, assistant to Uganda president Obote, murdered

1981-05-12

Benjamin H Sheares, president of Singapore, dies

1981-08-30

Mohammad Ali Rajai, president of Iran, assassinated by a bomb

1981-09-28

Rómulo Betancourt, President of Venezuela (b. 1908)

1982-01-22

Eduardo Frei Montalva, president of Chile (1964-70), dies at 71

1982-01-24

Alfredo Ovando Candía, Bolivian president and dictator (b. 1918)

1982-05-03

Eunice Murray, Say Goodbye to the President

1982-07-16

Charles Robberts, The first State President of South Africa, dies at 88

1982-07-29

Cor[nelis R J] Kieboom, resistor/President Feyenoord, dies at 81

1982-09-14

Bashir Gemayel, falangist Lebanon's president-elect, assassinated by a bomb

1982-10-04

Ahmad H al-Bakr, Iraqi fieldmarshal/president/premier, dies

1983-01-11

Nikolaj V Podgorny, president USSR, dies at 79

1983-05-19

Jean Rey, Belgian politician and President of the European Commission dies at 80

1983-09-01

Henry Jackson, Bob Hope for President

1984-03-26

Ahmed Sékou Touré, President of Guinea (b. 1922)

1984-06-24

Clarence Campbell, Canadian NHL president, dies at 78

1984-12-05

Adam Malik, Third Vice President of Indonesia (b. 1917)

1985-04-21

Tancredo Neves, president-elect of Brazil, dies at 75

1985-10-09

Emílio Garrastazu Médici, president of Brazil (b. 1905)

1986-05-13

George Gaines, All the President's Men

1986-08-31

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

1986-10-20

Samora Machel, president of Mozambique, dies in air crash at 53

1986-11-17

Georges Besse, French president-director of Renault, murdered

1987-08-07

Camille Chamoun, president of Lebanon, dies at 87

1987-09-29

Henry Ford II, president Ford Motor Co, dies at 70

1987-10-15

Thomas Sankara, president of Burkina Faso, dies

1987-11-19

Américo Tomás, Portuguese admiral and politician, 14th President of Portugal (b. 1894)

1988-01-02

Wilbert G. Nuttycombe, Kisses for My President

1988-01-13

Chiang Ching-huo, president of Taiwan (1978-88), dies at 69

1988-04-01

Marius W Holtrop, economist/president (Netherlands Bank), dies at 85

1988-04-01

Gene Lindsey, All the President's Men

1988-06-11

Giuseppe Saragat, president of Italy (1964-71), dies at 89

1988-08-10

Arias Arnulfo, 3 time president of Panama, dies at 86

1988-08-15

Mohammed Zia ul-Haq, President of Pakistan, killed in plane crash

1988-09-14

Louis Quinn, All the President's Men

1989-07-19

Kazimierz Sabbat, Polish president (b. 1913)

1989-09-28

Ferdinand Marcos, President of Philippines (1965-86), dies in Honolulu at 72

1989-11-22

Rene Muawad, assassinated 17 days after elected president of Lebanon

1989-11-26

Ahmed Abdallah, president of Comores, dies

1990-01-04

Alberto Lleras Camargo, president of Colombia (1945-46, 58-62), dies

1990-02-16

Joshua Shelley, All the President's Men

1990-02-23

Jose Napoleon Duarte, president of Salvador (1984-89), dies at 62

1990-02-24

Sandro Pertini, president of Italy (1978, 85), dies at 93

1990-06-08

Alfredo Poveda, president of Consul of Ecuador (1976-79), dies

1990-06-08

Jose Figueres, president of Costa Rica (1948-49, 53-58, 70-74), dies

1990-07-18

Yoon Boseon, President of South Korea (b. 1897)

1990-09-10

Samuel Kanyon Doe, president of Liberia (1980-90), assassinated

1990-10-07

Juan Jose Arevalo, president of Guatemala (1945-51), dies

1990-10-12

Rifaat Maghub, president Egyptian MP, murdered

1991-02-12

Robert F. Wagner, President Kennedy's Birthday Salute

1991-04-24

J de Graaf, ethicus/president church & peace, dies

1991-06-29

Margaret Suckley, Fala: The President's Dog

1991-10-13

Daniel Oduber Quiros, president of Costa Rica (1974-1978), dies

1991-11-10

Franco Malfatti, president of Commission of Europe (1970-1972), dies

1991-11-18

Gustav Husak, president of Czechoslovakia (1975-89), dies at 78

1992-01-03

Radomiro Tomic, Chilean president (1970), dies

1992-02-16

Janio Quadros, president of Brazil (1961), dies

1992-04-19

Henry Calvert, All the President's Men

1992-05-12

Joe Burke, president (KC Royals), dies at 68, dies

1992-05-29

Karl Carstens, president of RFA (1979-84), dies

1992-05-30

Karl Carstens, president German FR (1979-84), dies at 77

1992-06-21

Li Xiannian, Chinese President (1983-88), dies

1992-06-29

Mohammed Boudiaf, president of Algeria, assassinated at 73

1992-07-11

Antoon J Hubben, mayor of Maasbree/President KVM/Unie BLHP, dies at 73

1992-07-15

Hammer DeRoburt, first President of Nauru (b. 1922)

1992-07-22

Souleiman Franjieh, president Lebanon (1970-76), dies

1992-08-03

Wang Hongwen, vice-President Chinese Comm Party (1973-76), dies

1992-08-05

Robert Muldoon, premier NZ (1975-84)/President IMF, dies

1992-11-19

Dorothy Walker Bush, mother of President George Bush, dies at 91

1992-12-03

Nureddin Al-Atassi, president of Syria (1966-70), dies

1993-02-16

Richard Salant, news president (CBS-60 Minutes), dies at 78

1993-03-15

Ricardo M Arias Espinosa, president of Panama (1955-56), dies

1993-03-20

Claudia Yeltsin, mother of Russian president Yeltsin, dies at 85

1993-03-31

Jose Maria Lemus, president of El Salvador (1956-60), dies

1993-04-11

Rachmon Nabiyev, President of Tadzjikistan (1973..92), dies at 63

1993-04-17

Turgut Özal, president of Turkey (1989-93), dies at 65

1993-10-16

John Bowles, president (Rexall Drugs), dies at 76

1993-12-16

Ratu Penaia Ganilau, president of Fiji (1987-93), dies at 75

1993-12-31

Thomas J Watson Jr, president of IBM (1956-71)/diplomat, dies at 79

1994-01-06

Virginia Kelley Clinton, Mother of President Clinton, dies at 70

1994-04-06

Cyprian Niayamira, president of Burundi (1993-94), assassinated

1994-04-08

Frank Wells, president (Disney), dies in helicopter crash

1994-04-22

Richard Nixon, 37th President (1969-75), dies of a stroke at 81

1994-05-29

Erich Honecker, president of German DR (1971-89), dies in Chile at 81

1994-07-08

Kim Il Sung, president of North-Korea (1948-94), dies at 82

1994-09-30

Roberto Viola, Argentine general/president (1981), dies at 69

1994-10-01

Carlos Lleras Restrepo, president of Colombia (1966-70), dies at 86

1994-10-19

Munavarsjo Nazrijev, vice-president of Tadzjikistan, dies

1994-12-25

Zail Singh, president of India (1982-87), dies at 78

1995-01-02

Mohammed Siyad Barre, president of Somalia (1969-91), dies

1995-01-02

Siad Barre, general/president of Somalia (1969-91), dies at 84

1995-01-09

Souphanouvong, [Red Prince], president of Laos (1975-87), dies at 85

1995-04-01

H. Adams Carter, American Alpine Club President, 10th Mountain Division trainer (b. 1914)

1995-04-18

Arturo Frondizi, President of Argentina (1958-62), dies

1995-10-24

Emile Jonassaint, president of Haiti (1994), dies at 82

1995-11-03

Gordon S. Fahrni, physician and president of the Canadian Medical Association (b. 1887)

1995-12-29

Nello Celio, president of Switz (1972), dies at 81

1996-01-28

Or San Yu, president of Burma in (1981-88), dies

1996-03-02

Jacobo Majluta, president of Dominican Rep (1982), dies at 61

1996-03-05

Khundaqar Mushtaq Amhed, president of Bangladesh (1975), dies

1996-04-21

Dzhokhar Dudayev, separatist leader and President of the Chechen Republic of Ichkeria (1991), dies at 52

1996-04-30

Walter Kohner, Joe and Ethel Turp Call on the President

1996-05-31

Neela Sanjiva Reddy, president of India (1977-82), dies

1996-06-01

Neelam Sanjiva Reddy, president of India, dies at 83

1996-06-04

Tito Okello, president of Uganda (1985-86), dies

1996-06-20

Walter Guevara Arze, provisional president of Bolivia (1979), dies

1996-08-27

Alexander Lanusse, military president of Argentina (1971-73), dies

1996-09-12

Ernesto Geisel, milt president of Brazil (1974-79), dies at 89

1997-01-16

Jim Kensil, NFL president (NY Jets), dies of heart failure at 66

1997-04-17

Chaim Herzog, President of Israel (1983-93), dies at 78

1997-04-21

Andres Rodriguez, Paraguayan president (1989-93), dies

1997-04-21

Diosdado Macapagal, President of the Philippines (1961-65), dies aged 86

1997-04-24

Pat Paulsen, Pat Paulsen for President

1997-05-08

Robert G. Kane, Kisses for My President

1997-05-19

Millie, dog of President Bush (Millie's Book), dies at 12

1997-05-20

Virgilio Boat, president of Colombia (1986-90), dies

1997-07-24

Saw Maung, general/president of Myanmar (Burma) (1988-92), dies

1997-08-01

Ngiratkel Etpison, president of Palau (1989-92), dies

1997-09-07

Mobutu Sese Seko, President of Zaire (1965-97), dies at 66

1997-12-27

Ewart G Abner Jr, president (Motown Records), dies at 74

1998-01-23

Hilla Limann, president of Ghana in (1979-81), dies

1998-06-08

Sani Abacha, President of Nigeria (b. 1943)

1998-09-09

Karen Hale Wookey, All the President's Men

1999-01-25

Robert Shaw, The American President

1999-04-14

Florence Pepper, All the President's Men

1999-04-25

Lord Killanin, Irish International Olympic Committee president (b. 1914)

1999-12-10

Franjo Tuđman, President of Croatia (b. 1922)

1999-12-24

João Baptista de Oliveira Figueiredo, President of Brazil (b. 1918)

1999-12-26

Shankar Dayal Sharma, President of India (b. 1918)

2000-06-10

Hafez al-Assad, President of Syria (b. 1930)

2000-09-27

Frank Wills, All the President's Men

2001-01-16

Laurent-Désiré Kabila, President of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (b. 1939)

2001-03-19

Charles K. Johnson, President of the Flat Earth Society (b. 1924)

2001-05-12

Jacques Lowe, The Making of the President 1960

2001-06-07

Víctor Paz Estenssoro, President of Bolivia (b. 1907)

2001-06-07

Charles Templeton, The Kidnapping of the President

2001-07-31

Francisco da Costa Gomes, 16th President of Portugal (b. 1914)

2001-09-29

Nguyễn Văn Thiệu, President of South Vietnam (b. 1923)

2001-12-20

Léopold Sédar Senghor, first President of Senegal (b. 1906)

2002-02-08

Ong Teng Cheong, President of Singapore (b. 1936)

2002-02-13

Richard Kleiner, Linda Lovelace for President

2002-05-19

Isabel Halliburton, All the President's Men

2002-07-14

Joaquín Balaguer, President of the Dominican Republic (b. 1906)

2002-10-31

Michail Stasinopoulos, Greek politician, former president of Greece (b. 1903)

2002-12-22

Desmond Hoyte, President of Guyana (b. 1929)

2003-01-27

Henryk Jabłoński, President of Poland (b. 1909)

2003-02-28

Fidel Sánchez Hernández, President of El Salvador (b. 1917)

2003-03-09

Bernard Dowiyogo, President of Nauru (b. 1946)

2003-03-21

Umar Wirahadikusumah, Fourth Vice President of Indonesia (b. 1924)

2003-07-15

Tex Schramm, American football team president and general manager (b. 1920)

2003-07-21

John Davies, New Zealand Olympic Committee president (b. 1938)

2003-08-19

Carlos Roberto Reina, President of Honduras (b. 1926)

2003-10-19

Alija Izetbegović, President of Bosnia-Herzegovina (b. 1925)

2003-10-23

Soong May-ling, wife of the President of the Republic of China Chiang Kai-shek (b. 1897)

2003-11-10

Canaan Banana, first President of Zimbabwe (b. 1936)

2003-11-20

David Dacko, first President of the Central African Republic (b. 1930)

2003-12-06

Carlos Manuel Arana Osorio, President of Guatemala (b. 1918)

2003-12-12

Heydər Əliyev, President of Azerbaijan (b. 1923)

2004-01-09

Philip Geyelin, All the President's Men

2004-01-27

Salvador Laurel, Vice President of the Philippines (b. 1928)

2004-02-17

José López Portillo, President of Mexico (b. 1920)

2004-02-26

Boris Trajkovski, President of the Republic of Macedonia (b. 1956)

2004-04-18

Ratu Sir Kamisese Mara, first Prime Minister of Fiji and President of Fiji (b. 1920)

2004-05-09

Akhmad Kadyrov, Chechen president (b. 1951)

2004-06-05

Ronald Reagan, 40th US President, Governor of California and radio and film actor, dies aged 93

2004-07-06

Thomas Klestil, President of Austria (b. 1932)

2004-08-09

Robert Lecourt, French politician and president of the European Court of Justice (b. 1908)

2004-11-02

Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, President of the United Arab Emirates, dies at 85

2004-12-16

Seymour Melman, President King

2005-02-05

Gnassingbé Eyadéma, President of Togo (b. 1937)

2005-04-24

Ezer Weizman, President of Israel (b. 1924)

2005-05-02

Wee Kim Wee, 4th President of Singapore (b. 1915)

2005-07-27

Robert Krume, All the President's Men

2005-07-30

John Garang, Vice President of Sudan (b. 1945)

2005-10-10

Milton Obote, President of Uganda (b. 1925)

2005-10-24

José Azcona del Hoyo, President of Honduras (b. 1926)

2005-11-09

K. R. Narayanan, President of India (b. 1921)

2005-12-06

Devan Nair, 3rd President of Singapore (b. 1923)

2006-01-21

Ibrahim Rugova, President of Kosovo (b. 1944)

2006-01-27

Johannes Rau, 8th President of Germany (b. 1931)

2006-03-11

Slobodan Milošević, President of Serbia and of Yugoslavia (b. 1941)

2006-03-14

Lennart Meri, former president of Estonia (b. 1929)

2006-08-16

Alfredo Stroessner, President of Paraguay (b. 1912)

2006-10-16

Valentín Paniagua Corazao, Ex President of Peru (b. 1936)

2006-10-31

Pieter Willem Botha, President of South Africa (b. 1916)

2006-12-21

Saparmurat Niyazov, President of Turkmenistan (b. 1940)

2006-12-26

Gerald R Ford, 38th President of the United States, dies at 93

2007-01-04

Marais Viljoen, former State President of South Africa (b. 1915)

2007-02-03

George Becker, American president of United Steelworkers (1993-2001) (b. 1928)

2007-04-06

George Jenkins, All the President's Men

2007-04-23

Boris Yeltsin, first President of the Russian Federation (b. 1931)

2007-07-11

Alfonso López Michelsen, 32nd Colombian President (b. 1913)

2007-12-31

Kathryn Ish, The American President

2008-01-07

Alwyn Schlebusch, South African vice state president (b. 1917)

2008-01-18

John Stroger, first African-American Cook County Board President (b. 1929)

2008-01-27

Gordon B. Hinckley, president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (b. 1910)

2008-01-27

Suharto, President of Indonesia (b. 1921)

2008-01-27

Gordon B. Hinckley, President of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints

2008-02-23

Janez Drnovšek, Slovenian prime minister and president (b. 1950)

2008-03-27

Jean-Marie Balestre, French president of motor sport's FIA (b. 1921)

2008-04-12

Patrick 'Paddy' Hillery, 6th President of Ireland, EEC Commissioner and Irish Minister (b. 1923)

2008-05-01

Anthony Mamo, Malta's first President (b. 1909)

2008-07-05

Hasan Doğan, 37th president of the Turkish Football Federation (b. 1956)

2008-08-17

Franco Sensi, Italian oil tycoon and president of A.S. Roma

2008-08-22

Jeff MacKay, All the President's Men

2008-12-05

Constantin Ticu Dumitrescu, Romanian politician and president of the Association of Romanian Former Political Prisoners. (b. 1928)

2008-12-12

Tassos Papadopoulos, Cypriot former president (b. 1934)

2008-12-15

León Febres Cordero, Ecuador's former President (b. 1931)

2009-01-27

R. Venkataraman, 8th President of India (b. 1910)

2009-02-15

Dr. Diether H. Haenicke, university president (b. 1935)

2009-03-02

João Bernardo "Nino" Vieira, President of Guinea-Bissau (b. 1939)

2009-03-08

Ali Bongo, President of the Magic Circle (b.1929)

2009-03-28

Janet Jagan, Guyana's Woman President

2009-03-31

Raúl Alfonsín, Argentinean ex president (b. 1927)

2009-05-23

Roh Moo-hyun, 16th President of the Republic of Korea (b. 1946)

2009-06-08

Omar Bongo, President of Gabon (b. 1935)

2009-08-01

Corazon Aquino, President of the Philippines (1986-1992) (b. 1933)

2009-08-18

Kim Dae-jung,15th President of South Korea (b. 1925)

2009-09-16

Myles Brand, NCAA President (b. 1942)

2009-09-28

Guillermo Endara, former President of Panama (b. 1936)

2009-12-24

Rafael Caldera, lawyer, sociologist, writer, speaker, politician, and ex-president of Venezuela (b. 1916)

2009-12-30

Abdurrahman Wahid, 4th President of Indonesia (b.1940)

2010-04-10

Lech Kaczyński, Polish lawyer and politician, then President of Poland is killed in the crash of a Polish Air Force Tu-154 at 60

2010-04-21

Juan Antonio Samaranch, International Olympic Committee president (b. 1920)

2010-05-06

Robert J. Serling, The President's Plane Is Missing

2010-06-26

Algirdas Brazauskas, President of Lithuania (b. 1932)

2010-08-12

Guido de Marco, 6th president of Malta, 45th President of the United Nations General Assembly (b. 1931)

2010-08-17

Francesco Cossiga, Italian politician and eighth President of the Italian Republic (b. 1928)

2010-09-10

Ron Menchine, All the President's Men

2010-12-25

Carlos Andrés Pérez, former President of Venezuela (b. 1922)

2011-05-29

Ferenc Mádl, Hungarian politician, President of Hungary (b. 1931)

2011-05-29

Sergei Bagapsh, Abkhazian president (b. 1949)

2011-09-20

Burhanuddin Rabbani, President of Afghanistan from 1992 to 1996. (b. 1940)

2011-10-07

Ramiz Alia, the former communist leader and first president of the Albanian pluralist (b. 1925)

2012-01-01

Kiro Gligorov, President of the Republic of Macedonia 1991-1999

2012-01-02

Ivan Calin, Moldavian President and Prime Minister 1980-1990, dies at 76

2012-01-09

Malam Bacai Sanhá, President of Guinea-Bissau, dies of diabetes at 64

2012-01-13

Fritz Roland, The Making of a President: 1964

2012-03-10

Mykola Plaviuk, Ukrainian president, dies at 86

2012-03-14

Censu Tabone, President of Malta, dies at 98

2012-03-23

Abdullahi Yusuf Ahmed, President of Somalia, dies from liver failure at 77

2012-04-01

Miguel de la Madrid, Mexican President, dies from complications of pulmonary emphysema at 77

2012-04-06

Bingu wa Mutharika, President of Malawi, dies from heart attack at 78

2012-04-11

Ahmed Ben Bella, First president of Algeria, dies at 93

2012-07-24

John Atta Mills, Ghanaian President, dies at 68

2012-10-06

Chadli Bendjedid, Algerian president, dies from cancer at 83

2012-12-10

Iajuddin Ahmed, Bangladeshi President, dies from heart surgery complications at 81

2013-03-05

Hugo Chavez, President of Venezuela, dies from respiratory failure at 58

2013-06-19

Nate Esformes, All the President's Men

2013-12-05

Nelson Mandela, anti-apartheid activist, political prisoner (1962-1990) and South African President (1994-99) dies of a lung infection at 95

2014-05-16

Viktor Sukhodrev, JFK: A President Betrayed

2014-06-30

Alejandra Da Passano, Mr. President

2014-10-19

Alfred Wertheimer, The Making of the President 1960

2015-01-11

Wallace Westfeldt, President F.W. de Klerk, Nelson Mandela and Chief Mangosuthu Buthelezi

2015-03-09

John D. Arras, President Bioethical Commission

2016-01-31

Former president of El Salvador Francisco Flores dead at 56

2016-03-07

Cornell president Elizabeth Garrett dies of cancer aged 52

2016-03-24

Ken Howard, actor and SAG-AFTRA president, dies aged 71

2016-04-20

Patricio Aylwin, president who guided Chile to democracy, dies aged 97

2016-05-10

Ex-England seamer and MCC president JJ Warr dies aged 88

2016-07-08

MEHWAR: President Ghani's Military Advisor Anwari Dies aged 60

2016-08-17

Former FIFA president Joao Havelange dies, aged 100

2016-08-23

Former Singapore President SR Nathan Dies Aged 92

2016-08-25

Former German President Walter Scheel dies aged 97

2016-09-03

Uzbek President Islam Karimov dies, aged of 78

2016-09-17

Former Italian President Ciampi dies aged 95

2016-09-28

Former Israeli president Shimon Peres dies aged 93

2017-01-08

Portugal's former president and PM Mario Soares dies aged 92

2017-01-09

Former Irani president Rafsanjani dies, aged 82

2017-01-12

Roman Herzog, former German president, dies aged 82

2017-01-25