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Martin LutherApr 16, 1521

Nicholas IIMar 3, 1905

Henry FordOct 7, 1913

Nikita KhrushchevOct 12, 1960

Che GuevaraDec 11, 1964

President ReaganJun 17, 1982

Nelson MandelaJul 27, 1992

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Assembly - Historical Events
Date Event
1227-11-23

Polish Prince Leszek I the White is assassinated at an assembly of Piast dukes at Gąsawa.

1328-05-12

Holy Roman Emperor Louis IV and assembly of priests select P Rainalducci as anti-Pope Nicolaas V

1346-04-16

The Serbian Empire is proclaimed in Skopje at an Easter assembly and Stephen Uroš IV Dušan crowned Emperor over much of the Balkans.

1521-04-16

Martin Luther arrives at the Diet of Worms assembly

1523-11-30

Amsterdam bans assembly of heretics

1646-10-28

First Protestant church assembly for American indians (Massachusetts)

1682-12-04

1st General Assembly in Pennsylvania (Chester)

1727-11-15

NY General assembly permits Jews to omit phrase "upon the faith of a Christian" from abjuration oath

1756-06-04

Quakers leave assembly of Pennsylvania

1776-01-05

Assembly of New Hampshire adopts its 1st state constitution

1778-02-28

Rhode Island General Assembly authorizes enlistment of slaves

1786-12-29

French Revolution: The Assembly of Notables is convoked

1789-06-17

3rd Estate in France declared itself a national assembly

1789-08-27

French National Assembly issues "Declaration of Rights of Man & Citizen"

1791-09-03

French Constitution passed by French National Assembly

1791-09-30

The National Constituent Assembly in Paris is dissolved; Parisians hail Maximilien Robespierre and Jérôme Pétion as incorruptible patriots.

1791-10-01

1st session of new French legislative assembly

1792-12-17

Opening of 1st legislative assembly of Lower Canada in Quebec city

1814-05-17

Norwegian constitution passed by constitutent assembly at Eidsvoll

1822-01-13

The design of the Greek flag is adopted by the First National Assembly at Epidaurus.

1822-01-15

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

1825-04-10

Nicaraguan constituent assembly meets at Leon

1832-05-30

Evariste Galois give his theory on free assembly (dies in duel May 31)

1845-05-20

1st legislative assembly convenes in Hawaii

1848-05-18

Opening of the first German National Assembly (Nationalversammlung) in Frankfurt, Germany.

1887-03-07

North Carolina State University is founded by the North Carolina General Assembly.

1901-05-31

At the opening of the Greek National Assembly, Prince George, High Commissioner of Crete, asks it to endorse the union of Crete with Greece; the proposal is later rejected

1903-06-15

The Serbian Assembly meets and elects Prince Peter Karageorgevich king

1905-03-03

Tsar Nicholas II of Russia agrees to summon a 'consultative assembly' and concedes other points including an edict of religious toleration, relief for Jews, and the cancellation of certain debts

1905-04-21

The elective assembly of Crete proclaims union with Greece

1905-12-09

French Assembly National votes for separation of church & state

1911-01-17

Failed assassination attempt on premier Briand in French Assembly

1911-06-11

The Greek national assembly adopts a more liberal constitution

1912-10-14

Cretan representatives are admitted to the Greek assembly; in doing so the Greek Government challenges the Turkish Government

1913-10-07

Henry Ford institutes moving assembly line

1913-12-01

Continuous moving assembly line introduced by Ford (car every 2:38)

1914-01-14

Henry Ford introduces an assembly line for Model T

1918-01-19

Soviets disallows a Constitution Assembly

1918-11-26

The Podgorica Assembly votes for "union of the people", declaring assimilation into the Kingdom of Serbia.

1919-04-19

French assembly decides on 8 hour work day

1920-01-16

1st assembly of the League of Nations (Paris)

1920-04-23

Turkish Grand National Assembly 1st meets, in Ankara

1921-02-21

Constituent Assembly of the Democratic Republic of Georgia adopts the country's first constitution.

1922-11-18

Turkish National Assembly nominates Abdul Medjid kalief

1926-09-08

League of Nations Assembly voted unanimously to admit Germany

1929-04-08

Indian Independence Movement: At the Delhi Central Assembly, Bhagat Singh and Batukeshwar Dutt throw handouts and bombs to court arrest.

1931-12-14

1st assembly of Anton Musserts NSB in Utrecht

1946-01-01

National Assembly proclaims Hungary a republic

1946-01-10

UN General Assembly meets for 1st time (London)

1946-05-21

Physicist Louis Slotin is exposed to a lethal dose of radiation while preparing a plutonium core experiment at the Los Alamos lab, he dies 9 days later and the accident ends all hands-on nuclear assembly work at Los Alamos

1946-10-23

UN General Assembly 2nd session convenes (1st NYC-Flushing Meadows)

1946-12-14

UN General Assembly votes to establish UN HQs in NYC

1947-11-20

UN General assembly begins debate on printing their own stamps

1947-11-29

UN Gen Assembly partitions Palestine between Arabs & Jews

1947-12-22

Italian constituent assembly adopts new constitution

1948-12-09

UN General Assembly unanimously approves Convention on Genocide

1948-12-10

UN General Assembly adopts Universal Declaration of Human Rights

1950-12-14

UN Gen Assembly establishes High Comm for Refugees (Nobel 1954)

1960-09-20

UN General Assembly admit 13 African countries & Cyprus (96 nations)

1960-10-12

Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev bangs his shoe on his desk at UN General Assembly session

1961-04-13

UN General Assembly condemns South-Africa's apartheid

1961-11-03

General Assembly unanimously elects U Thant acting secretary general

1962-01-30

UN General Assembly censures Portugal over Angola

1962-11-06

UN General Assembly adopts resolution condemning South Africa

1962-11-11

Kuwait's National Assembly ratifies the Constitution of Kuwait.

1964-12-11

Che Guevara speaks at the United Nations General Assembly in New York City. An unknown terrorist fires a mortar shell at the building during the speech.

1966-07-16

Number of banned persons in South Africa totals 936; the individuals are banned under various laws, most prominently the Suppression of Communism and Riotous Assembly Acts

1970-11-20

UN General Assembly accepts membership of China PR

1971-10-26

An Assembly, attended only by Nationalist politicians, and acting as an alternative to Stormont, meet in Dungiven Castle

1971-12-22

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

1973-02-09

Biju Patnaik of the Pragati Legislature Party elected leader of opposition in the state assembly in Orissa, India.

1973-06-28

Northern Ireland Assembly elections take place

1974-11-12

South Africa suspended from UN General Assembly over racial policies

1974-11-22

UN General Assembly recognizes Palestine right to sovereignty

1975-07-09

The National Assembly of Senegal passes a law that paves way for a (albeit highly restricted) multi-party system.

1975-11-10

UN General Assembly approves resolution equating Zionism with racism

1976-04-25

Elections in Vietnam for a National Assembly to reunite the country

1976-06-02

East Timor People's Assembly accepts annexation by Indonesia

1976-11-09

UN General Assembly condemns apartheid in South Africa

1976-12-08

UN General Assembly re-elects Kurt Waldheim secretary-General

1976-12-21

UN General Assembly passes a resolution declaring 1979-Year of Child

1980-11-26

Columbia mated to SRBs & external tank at Vehicle Assembly Building

1981-12-10

The United Nations General Assembly approves Pakistan's proposal for establishing nuclear free-zone in South Asia.

1982-06-17

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

1983-12-31

Nigeria's National Assembly dissolves after military coup

1986-02-15

Philipines National Assembly authorizes 6 more years for Ferdinand Marcos

1986-07-03

Kuwait's National Assembly (Majlis al Umma) dissolves

1988-06-20

Haiti's general assembly dissolves

1988-11-30

UN General Assembly (151-2) censures US for refusing PLO's Arafat visa

1989-09-21

Poland's Sejm (National Assembly) approves prime minister Mazowiecki

1990-07-30

The first Saturn automobile rolls off the assembly line.

1990-09-27

Deposed emir of Kuwait address UN General Assembly

1990-10-19

HCA, Helsinki Citizens Assembly, forms in Prague

1991-12-13

NY assembly speaker Mel Miller is convicted of federal mail fraud

1992-04-15

The National Assembly of Vietnam adopts the 1992 Constitution of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam.

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

1996-05-08

South Africa's Constitutional Assembly adopts permanent post-apartheid constitution

1998-06-05

A strike begins at the General Motors parts factory in Flint, Michigan, that quickly spreads to five other assembly plants (the strike lasted seven weeks).

1998-08-28

Pakistan's National Assembly passes a constitutional amendment to make the "Qur'an and Sunnah" the "supreme law" but the bill is defeated in the Senate.

1999-12-17

The United Nations General Assembly passes resolution 54/134 designating November 25 as the annual International Day to Eliminate Violence Against Women.

2002-01-02

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

2002-05-14

Ten members of the Darwin-based Network Against Prohibition invade the Legislative Assembly of the Northern Territory of Australia.

2003-07-30

The last 'old style' Volkswagen Beetle rolls off the assembly line in Mexico

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.

2004-08-17

The National Assembly of Serbia unanimously adopts new state symbols for Serbia: Boze Pravde becomes the new anthem and the coat of arms is adopted for the whole country.

2005-03-07

Mass protest outside the National Assembly of Kuwait building for women's voting rights in Kuwait.

2005-05-16

Kuwait permits women's suffrage in a 35-23 National Assembly vote.

2006-03-16

The United Nations General Assembly votes overwhelmingly to establish the UN Human Rights Council.

2006-06-28

The Republic of Montenegro was admitted as the 192nd Member of the United Nations by General Assembly resolution 60/264.

2006-09-30

the National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia adopted the Constitutional Act that proclaimed the new Constitution of Serbia.

2008-05-28

The first meeting of the Constituent Assembly of Nepal formally declares Nepal a republic, ending the 240-year reign of the Shah dynasty.

2011-09-15

In Canada, the St. Thomas Assembly plant is closed permanently after decades of providing employing to the region of St. Thomas, Ontario and resulting in the loss of roughly 1,400 well-paid jobs

2012-03-18

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

2012-08-03

United Nations General Assembly reproaches The United Nations Security Council over its lack of action in Syria

2012-09-23

20 Iranian US Visas are denied, including diplomats and two ministers, ahead of the UN general assembly meeting in New York

2013-04-02

The UN General Assembly approves the first Arms Trade Treaty

2013-04-23

The French National Assembly passes an amended bill legalizing same-sex marriage

2014-03-27

UN General Assembly condemns Russia's annexation of Crimea

2017-09-20

Trump vows to 'totally destroy North Korea' at UN assembly

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Assembly - Birthdays
Date Event
1722-01-26

Alexander Carlyle, Cummertrees, Dumfriesshire, Scottish church leader (Moderator of the General Assembly 1770)

1893-02-06

Muhammad Zafrulla Khan, pres of UN General Assembly (1962-63)

1904-01-11

Frederick Boland, Irish diplomat/president (UN General Assembly)

1909-09-29

Andrew Herron, Moderator (General Assembly of Church of Scotland)

1920-01-28

James Whyte, Moderator (General Assembly of Church of Scotland)

1926-11-02

Audrey Harman, Assembly Ball

1927-07-03

William McMillan, moderator (Gen Assembly of Church of Scot) [or 1/29]

1928-03-30

Tom Sharpe, English historian/author (Riotous Assembly, Want), (d. 2013)

1931-03-29

James Weatherhead, moderator (General Assembly of Church of Scotland)

1931-06-22

Hennadiy Udovenko, Kryvyi Rih, Ukraine, politician and diplomat (UN General Assembly President, 1997-8), (d. 2013)

1932-02-10

Donald Hilton, Moderator (General Assembly of United Reformed Church)

1935-02-01

Ruth Clarke, Moderator (General Assembly of the United Reform Church)

1954-9-21

Cass Sunstein, The First Amendment Project: Some Assembly Required

1964-12-19

Hanyu Zhang, Assembly

1975-03-04

Quan Ren, Assembly

1979-02-08

Chao Deng, Assembly

1983-08-28

Yan Tang, Assembly

1983-11-19

Darryl Kinsella, Self-Assembly

Assembly - Deaths
Date Event
1805-08-28

Alexander Carlyle, Scottish church leader (Moderator of the General Assembly 1770), dies at 83

1983-12-07

Edgar Graham, member of N Ireland Assembly, shot dead by IRA

1996-01-21

René Marc Jalbert, sergeant-at-Arms at the National Assembly of Quebec (b. 1921)

2005-12-28

Audrey Harman, Assembly Ball

2010-08-12

Guido de Marco, 6th president of Malta, 45th President of the United Nations General Assembly (b. 1931)


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