Conference of York begins: trial against Mary Stuart
The First Kingdom of Greece is declared in the London Conference.
International conference begins in Geneva aimed at improving medical conditions on battlefields - beginning of the Red Cross
International Committee of Red Cross forms as result Geneva held conference (Nobel 1917, 1944, 1963)
Hampton Roads Peace Conference, Lincoln & Stephens reach an impasse
King Leopold II opens Congo-conference
Leopold II closes Congo-conference
1st international conference to promote anti-semitism meets Dresden Germany (Congress for Safeguarding of Non-Jewish Interests)
The International Meridian Conference in Washington, DC, USA adopts Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) worldwide, creating 24 international time zones with longitude zero at the Greenwich meridian
Colonization of Africa orgainized at international conference in Berlin
The first General Conference on Weights and Measures (CGPM) defines the length of a meter as the distance between two lines on a standard bar of an alloy of platinum with ten percent iridium, measured at the melting point of ice.
1st Pan American conference (Washington DC)
Pan American Day-1st conference of American states (Wash DC)
First conference of the World Parliament of Religions is held.
Western Conference forms of Midwestern U, later renamed Big 10 Conf
The International Conference of Rome for the Social Defense Against Anarchists opens.
The Australian Premiers' Conference held in Melbourne decides to locate Australia's capital (Canberra) between Sydney and Melbourne.
World Goodwill Day-26 nations meet in 1st Hague Peace Conference
-June 5] Conference of Bloemfontein fails
Germany receives invitation from Sultan of Morocco to an international conference to discuss matters relating to Morocco
-Apr 13] Conference of Algeciras (about Morocco)
SOS adopted as warning signal by 1st conference on wireless telegraphy
The 2nd Hague Peace Conference meets in an attempt to stop the arms race; Germany resists, but conference does make important rules around the rights of neutral powers
The Conference of Central American States, convoked in response to the war between Honduras and Nicaragua, meets in Washington DC to promote unification
The world's ten leading maritime nations attend a Naval Conference in London; they agree on rules for blockade, convoys, and seizure of contraband
National Conference on the Negro is held
1st NAACP conference (United Charities Building, NYC)
Representatives from England, Australia and South Africa meet at Lord's and form the Imperial Cricket Conference.
2nd NAACP conference (NYC)
The Prague Party Conference takes place.
Attempting to end hostilities in the Balkans, the London Peace Conference breaks down because Turkey refuses to cede Adrianpole, the Aegean island, and Crete
1st US presidential press conference (Woodrow Wilson)
An ambassadorial conference in St Petersburg, Russia, awards the town of Silistria to Rumania in compensation for Bulgaria's other territorial gains in the First Balkan War
Socialist conference in Brussels (Kautsky, Trotski & Rosa Luxemburg)
Postdam Conference ended
The Latin-American Conference Convenes in Washington, with representatives from leading South American nations joining the US to discuss conditions in Mexico
Anti-war conference in Zimmerwald, Switzerland
The House-Grey Memorandum, drafted by US and Britain, states: 'Should the Allies accept [the American idea of a conference to end the war] and should Germany refuse it, the United States would "probably" enter the war against Germany'
Representatives of eight Allied nations hold an economic conference in Paris at which they discuss ways to cripple their enemies economic power during and after the war
Pres Wilson sails for Versailles Peace Conference in France, 1st chief executive to travel outside US while in office
Socialist conference convenes (Berne Switzerland)
Paris Peace Conference disposes of German colonies; Ger E Africa is assigned to Britain & France, German SW Africa to South Africa
Pres Wilson returns to NYC from Versailles Peace Conference
Labor conference committee in US urges 8-hour work day & 48-hour week
At the Imperial Conference in London, V.S. Srinivasa Sastri, the Indian representative, puts forward a case for the granting of full citizenship rights to Indians in South Africa and other British colonies; the South African Prime Minister, General J.C. Smuts, opposes Sastris resolution, claiming that he cannot grant the franchise to Indians while withholding it from Blacks
Washington Conference for Limitation of Armaments
-13] Conference of Cannes concerning German retribution payments
Conference of Cannes concerning German retribution payments ended
Commerce Sec Herbert Hoover convenes 1st National Radio Conference
Conference over German recovery payments begins in London
Conference about German recovery payments opens in London
1st national conference of KPD's Rotfrontkämpferbund in Berlin
League of Nations conference on arms control & poison gas usage
The Union Government rejects a round-table conference with India on the grounds that it will constitute interference in South African affairs
Imperial Conference ends, giving autonomy inside British Commonwealth
Pres Calvin Coolidge asks for 2nd disarmament conference
Intl Economic Conference (52 countries including USSR) opens
1st International Conference on Calendar Reform
Geneva disarmament conference begins with 60 countries
1st interstate legislative conference in US opens, Washington, DC
Financial & Economy World conference opens (66 countries)
Disarmament conference in Geneva fails
Pan Arab conference about Palestine opens
K B Regiment refuses round-table conference in East-India
Winston Churchill arrives in Washington, DC for a wartime conference
Allied Conference on war trials
Interallied war trial conference publishes St James Declaration
Nazi officials hold notorious Wannsee conference in Berlin to organise the "final solution", the extermination of Europe's Jews
Trident conference in Washington, DC (operation plan '43 against Japan)
-Aug 24th: Quadrant conference over strike in Pacific Ocean
Conference of foreign ministers in Moscow
Conference of Teheran (Churchill-Roosevelt-Stalin)
-Dec 6] 2nd conference of Cairo: FDR, Churchill & Turkish pres Inonu
Churchill & de Gaulle begin a 2-day wartime conference in Marrakesh
Bretton Woods Conference starts, establishing IMF & World Bank
Conference of Bretton Woods signed; IMF operations begin
FDR & Churchill meet in Canada at 2nd Quebec Conference
SF selected for site of UN Conference
FDR announces success of Yalta Conference
45 countries convene UN Conference on Intl Organization in SF
Potsdam Conference (Truman, Stalin, Churchill) holds 1st meeting
Potsdam Conference ended, with Stalin, Truman & Churchill
The Paris Peace Conference concludes that the islands of the Dodecanese should be returned to Greece by Italy.
All-American Football Conference plays 1st game (Clev 44, Miami 0)
Rhodes conference on Israeli-Arab war opens
4,000 attend National Emergency Civil Rights Conference in Wash DC
US President Harry Truman addresses opening of Japanese Peace Treaty Conference
NFL Pro Bowl: National Conference beats American Conference 30-13
Neth-Indonesian Unity conference
2nd Round Conference between Dutch Antilles & Suriname ends
NFL Pro Bowl: National Conference beats American Conference 27-7
NFL's National & American conference become Eastern & Western conf
Westchester conference of American Library Association proclaims "Freedom to Read"
1st White House Press Conference (Pres Eisenhower & 161 reporters)
US President Eisenhower in news conference first to voice fear of a "domino-effect" of communism in Indo-China
Far Eastern Affairs conference opens in Geneva
1st presidential news conference filmed for TV (Eisenhower)
1st presidential news conference on network TV-Eisenhower on ABC
1st Bandoeng Conference - Afro-Asian conference opens
Conference of Bandung against colonialism/for self determination, ends
Geneva conference held to discuss peaceful uses of atomic energy
Khrushchev denounces Stalin at 20th Soviet Party Conference
1st international conference of black writers & artists meets (Sorbonne)
Southern Christian Leadership Conference forms
Southern Christian Leadership Conference organizes in New Orleans
Mao's famous speech to the Supreme State Conference "On Correct Handling of Contradictions Among People" expounding Maoist ideals
The Party of the African Federation (PFA) holds its constitutive conference.
1st live, nationally televised presidential news conference (JFK)
The International Labour Organisation (ILO) calls for South Africa's withdrawal at the Geneva Conference in protest of the racial policies of the South African government
1st conference of neutral countries held in Belgrade
Disarmament conference opens in Geneva without France
UNCTAD 1 world conference opens in Geneva
Chicago police break up Rolling Stones press conference
2,400 persons attend White House Conference on Civil Rights
South African Bishop Alphaeus Hamilton Zulu, is refused a passport and thus permission to attend an international church conference by the South African government
Vietnam War: American General William Westmoreland says in a news conference that the enemy had "gained support in the United States that gives him hope that he can win politically that which he cannot win militarily."
World trade conference Unctad 2 opens in New Delhi
Ralph Aberbathy elected to head So Christian Leadership Conference
The International communist conference begins in Moscow.
At a party conference in Dublin, Sinn Féin end their 65 year abstentionist policy and agree that any elected representative could take their seat at the Dáil
The Alliance Party of Northern Ireland (APNI) holds its first Annual Conference in the Ulster Hall in Belfast
UN Conference on Human Environment opens in Stockholm
Twelve years after the banning of the ANC and Pan Africanist Congress, a new political movement, the Black People Convention is formed after a three day long conference in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
Conference of less developed countries approves forming "producers' associations" and calls for withdrawal of Israeli forces from occupied Arab lands
Arab summit conference adopts open and secret resolutions on the use of the oil weapons; embargo extended to Portugal, Rhodesia, and South Africa
CSCE Final Act creates the Conference for Security and Co-operation in Europe.
The Provisional IRA assassinates Ross McWhirter, after a press conference in which McWhirter announced a reward for the capture of those responsible for multiple bombings and shootings across England.
Kenneth Gibson, is 1st black president of US Conference of Mayors
Egypt & Israel reps gather in Cairo for 1st formal peace conference
Carter holds 1st news conference by US pres in Eastern Europe (Warsaw)
Sadat, Begin & Carter began peace conference at Camp David, Md
5th UNCTAD-conference opens in Manila
University adm declares 5 Pac-10 schools ineligible for conference titles & post-season play due to transcript & curriculum abuses
LBV Conference Center & Club Lake Villas open
Bruins 2-Isles 5-Wales Conference Championship-Isles hold 1-0 lead
Bruins 4-Isles 1-Wales Conference Championship-Series tied 1-1
Bruins 3-Isles 7-Wales Conference Championship-Isles hold 2-1 lead
Bruins 3-Isles 8-Wales Conference Championship-Isles hold 3-1 lead
Bruins 5-Isles 1-Wales Conference Championship-Isles hold 3-2 lead
Bruins 4-Isles 8-Wales Conference Championship-Isles win series 4-2
Pennsylvania politician R. Budd Dwyer shoots and kills himself at a press conference on live national television, leading to debates on boundaries in journalism.
The International Labour Organisation, meeting for its annual conference in Geneva, calls for international sanctions against South African minerals
International Conference on Limitation of Chemical Weapons opens in Paris
UNESCO adopts the Seville Statement on Violence at the twenty-fifth session of its General Conference.
South Africa Communist Party begins 1st legal conference
Big East Football conference forms
Jharkhand Chhatra Yuva Morcha is founded at a conference in Ranchi, India.
Mid East peace conference begins in Madrid Spain
Mid East peace conference ends in Madrid Spain
Conference for Security and Co-operation in Europe creates the office of High Commissioner on National Minorities.
Mark Messier guarantees his New York Rangers will beat the New Jersey Devils in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Finals, which he would help deliver on by scoring a natural hat trick in the game
San Francisco: First conference that focusses exclusively on the subject of the commercial potential of the World Wide Web.
The Fourth World Conference on Women opens in Beijing with over 4,750 delegates from 181 countries in attendance.
At a news conference, American boxer Tommy Morrison said he had contracted HIV
During a press conference, Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Maleki states that Iran supports the free flow of oil through the Strait of Hormuz, but reserves the option of closing off the shipping route if it is threatened
Delegates from 150 industrial nations attending a United Nations climate conference in Kyoto, Japan, reach agreement on a protocol to control heat-trapping greenhouse gases; the protocol commita nations to roll back greenhouse gase emissions below 1990 levels
Doha Round: The World Trade Organization ends a four-day ministerial conference in Doha, Qatar.
The New Jersey Nets defeat the Boston Celtics 96-88 in Game 6 of the NBA's Eastern Conference Championship, winning the series 4 games to 2 to advance to their first NBA Finals appearance.
Andhra Pradesh Federation of Trade Unions holds its first conference in Hyderabad, India.
The International Conference to Review the Global Vision of the Holocaust is opened in Tehran, Iran by Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.
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.
UN climate conference agrees to extend the Kyoto Protocol to 2020
nothing here now
Isabel Barrows, US, editor/penologist (Conference on Negro Question)
Arvid Pardo, Maltese diplomat, a.k.a "Father of the Law of the Sea Conference" (d. 1999)
Donald Wexler, Visions of Utopia: Three Architects Conference
James Baker III, CBS News Special Report: Iraq Study Group News Conference
Lee Hamilton, CBS News Special Report: Iraq Study Group News Conference
Dave Gavitt, formed Basketball's Big East Conference (1979)
Kathleen Richardson, president (Methodist Conference)
Smangaliso P Mkhatshwa, South Africa, sec-gen (Bishops' Conference 1983-88)
Sylvia Rhone, 2014 Revolt Music Conference Recap Special
Tony Blair, CBS News Special Report: Joint News Conference
Linda Boone, G-d in Hollywood with 1st Annual Ascend Conference for Remarkable Women
Zoltán Lehotay, Conference of the Birds
M.E. 'Dusty' Garza, Big West Conference NCAA Basketball
Matt McCarthy, Conference Room C
Brandon Scott Jones, Conference Call
Megan E. Lindsay, Conference Room C
"The Sopranos" actor Dominic Chianese (72) weds United Nations conference planner Jane Pittson (56) in Manhattan
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