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Julius IIMay 3, 1512

Leo XMar 16, 1517

John SmithSep 10, 1608

Leon TrotskyJan 16, 1925

John XXIIIJan 25, 1959

Elizabeth IIFeb 8, 1960

Nelson MandelaJun 13, 1980

George SteinbrennerMay 14, 1997

Vladimir PutinOct 1, 1998

Osama bin LadenJan 16, 2002

Saddam HusseinNov 8, 2002

Hosni MubarakFeb 11, 2011

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Council - Historical Events
Date Event
325-05-20

1st Christian ecumenical council opens at Nicaea, Asia Minor

325-08-25

Council of Nicaea ends with adoption of the Nicene Creed establishing the doctrine of the Holy Trinity

431-06-22

Council of Ephesus (3rd ecumenical council) opens

451-10-08

Council of Chalcedon (4th ecumenical council) opens

506-09-10

The bishops of Visigothic Gaul meet in the Council of Agde.

506-09-11

The bishops of Visigothic Gaul meet in the Council of Agde.

553-05-05

2nd Council of Constantinople (5th ecumenical council) opens

589-05-08

Reccared summons the Third Council of Toledo

663-12-05

Fourth Council of Toledo takes place.

680-11-07

3rd Council of Constantinople (6th ecumenical council) opens

787-09-24

2nd Council of Nicaea (7th ecumenical council) opens in Asia Minor

842-02-19

Medieval Iconoclastic Controversy ends as a council in Constantinople formally reinstated the veneration of icons in the churches

869-10-05

4th Council of Constantinople (8th ecumenical council) opens

870-02-28

8th Ecumenical council ends in Constantinople

1046-12-20

Benedictus IX & Silvester III & names Bishop Siutger, Pope Clemens II at the Council of Sutri

1095-02-25

Council of Rockingham: bishop Anselmus vs King William II Rufus

1120-01-16

The Council of Nablus is held, establishing the earliest surviving written laws of the Crusader Kingdom of Jerusalem.

1123-03-18

1st Latern Council (9th ecumenical council) opens in Rome, agreements of the Concordat of Worms ratified

1129-01-14

Formal approval of the Order of the Templar at the Council of Troyes.

1139-04-20

2nd Lateran Council (10th ecumenical council) opens in Rome

1179-03-05

3rd Lateran Council (11th ecumenical council) opens in Rome

1215-11-11

4th Lateran Council (12th ecumenical council) opens in Rome

1215-11-30

Pope Innocent III closes 4th council of Lateranen

1245-06-28

1st Council of Lyons (13th ecumenical council) opens

1274-05-07

2nd Council of Lyons (14th ecumenical council) opens

1311-10-16

Council of Vienne (15th ecumenical council) opens

1312-04-03

2nd council of Vienna

1312-05-06

Pope Clement V closes Council of Vienna

1386-02-15

Duke Philip the Stout forms Council of Flanders

1409-03-25

Council of Pisa opens

1409-06-26

Council of Pisa selects Petros Philargi as 3rd Pope: Alexander V

1409-08-07

Council of Pisa closes

1414-05-29

Council of Constance deposes Pope John XXIII

1414-11-05

Council of Constance (16th ecumenical council) opens

1415-05-04

Religious reformers John Wycliffe and Jan Hus are condemned as heretics at the Council of Constance.

1416-05-30

Jerome of Prague burned at the stake for heresy by church Council of Constance

1419-07-30

First defenestration of Prague: anti-Catholic Hussites, followers of executed reformer Jan Hus, storm the Prague town hall and throw the judge, mayor and several city council members (either 7 or 13) out the windows. They all either died in the fall or were killed by the crowd outside.

1438-01-05

Pope Eugenius IV deallocated council of Basel to Ferrara

1454-02-04

In the Thirteen Years' War, the Secret Council of the Prussian Confederation sends a formal act of disobedience to the Grand Master.

1511-09-01

Council of Pisa opens

1512-05-03

Pope Julius II opens 5th Council of Lateran at St. John Lateran Basilica in Rome

1517-03-16

Pope Leo X signs 5th Council of Lateranen

1539-06-10

Council of Trent: Paul III sends out letters to his bishops, delaying the Council due to war and the difficulty bishops had traveling to Venice.

1544-11-19

Pope Paul III opens council of Trente

1545-03-15

First meeting of the Council of Trent.

1545-12-13

Council of Trent (19th ecumenical council) opened by Pope Paul III

1549-09-13

Pope Paul III signs Council of Bologna

1550-11-14

Pope Julius III proclaims new seat on Council of Trente

1551-05-01

Council of Trente resumes

1553-07-20

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

1555-11-17

William of Orange becomes member of Council of State

1562-01-15

3rd sitting of Council of Trente opens

1562-09-17

Council of Trente takes ecclesiastical canon

1563-12-04

Council of Trent holds last session, after 18 years

1564-01-26

The Council of Trent issued its conclusions in the Tridentinum, establishing a distinction between Roman Catholicism and Protestantism.

1564-08-18

Spanish king Philip II joins Council of Trente

1568-06-01

Duke of Alva oversees beheading of 18 nobles in Brussels as part of Council of Troubles/Council of Blood

1576-05-14

Dutch Council of State replaced by Council of Beroerten

1608-09-10

John Smith elected president of Jamestown colony council, Va

1648-01-24

Lord Baltimore's representative Margaret Brent ejected from the Maryland Council after requesting right to vote

1654-04-12

Ordinance of Union between England and Scotland passed by the Council of State

1682-03-19

Nationally Council accept independence of French church

1687-09-26

The city council of Amsterdam votes to support William of Orange's invasion of England, which became the Glorious Revolution.

1726-02-08

The Supreme Privy Council is established in Russia.

1793-05-21

Curacao Island Council forbids criticism of House of Orange

1795-09-23

Conseil of the Cinq-Cents (Council of 500), forms in Paris

1796-01-23

Armand-Gaston Camus becomes chairman of Council of 500

1848-05-17

Gerrit, Count Schimmelpenninck resigns as Chairman of the Council of Ministers of Netherlands

1869-12-08

20th Roman Catholic ecumenical council, Vatican I, opens in Rome

1880-03-10

General Wolseley opens new legislative council in Pretoria

1880-05-10

General Wolseley opens new legislative council in Pretoria

1896-02-17

Muzzling Order on the London County Council enforced

1898-09-15

National Afro-American Council forms in Rochester NY

1898-10-12

Establishment of the first town council in Mateur.

1900-09-01

Cumann na nGaedheal (Irish Council) founded by Arthur Griffith in order to promote a buy Irish campaign

1905-10-26

First Soviet (workers' council) formed, St Petersburg, Russia

1908-03-07

Cincinnati Mayor Mark Breith stood before city council & announces that, "women are not physically fit to operate automobiles"

1912-12-28

National Council of Young Israel convenes

1914-02-14

High Council of Labor forms in Hague Netherlands

1915-04-23

ACA becomes National Advisory Council on Aeronautics (NACA)

1917-02-04

Belgian Council of Flanders established

1920-04-23

The national council in Turkey denounces the government of Sultan Mehmed VI and announces a temporary constitution.

1921-03-05

The Durban Land Alienation Ordinance passes, enabling the Durban City Council to exclude Indians from ownership or occupation of property in white areas, South Africa

1925-01-16

Leon Trotsky dismissed as CEO of Russian Revolution Military Council

1926-03-06

China asks for a seat in the Security council

1926-10-07

Italian Great Fascist Council forms

1927-04-30

Princess Juliana gets seat in Dutch Council of State

1935-06-26

SDAP & CPH achieve majority in city council in Amsterdam

1935-07-18

Amsterdam city council accept city growth plan through the year 2000

1935-12-05

National Council of Negro Women forms by Mary McLeod Bethune (NYC)

1935-12-24

National Council of Negro Women forms

1940-06-21

German occupiers disband Dutch States-General/Council of State

1940-10-02

British Council receives Royal Charter

1941-02-12

Jewish Council for Amsterdam forms, under Ascher/Cohen

1941-02-13

Nazi leaders attack Dutch Jewish Council

1941-12-06

NYC Council agrees to build Idlewild (Kennedy) Airport in Queens

1942-11-26

Anti-fascist Council for National Liberation (AVNOJ) forms

1945-12-05

Special Council of Annulment affirms death sentence of Max Blokzijl

1946-01-17

United Nations Security Council holds its 1st meeting

1946-07-03

The Cape Passive Resistance Council is formed at a mass meeting in Cape Town, attended by 1,500 people

1946-12-23

Belgian Council of State forms

1948-06-18

National Security Council authorizes covert operations for 1st time

1948-08-23

World Council of Churches formed by 147 churches from 44 countries

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.

1948-10-04

World Council of Churches forms under W Fisherman It Hooft)

1948-10-25

Special Council of Annulment convicts F Weinreb for collaboration

1949-01-28

UN Security council convicts Dutch aggression in Indonesia

1949-03-04

Security Council of UN recommends membership for Israel

1949-05-05

Council of Europe forms

1949-05-05

Statute of Council of Europe drawn up

1949-09-17

North Atlantic Treaty Council meets for 1st time

1950-07-12

Hague Council of Annulment convicts German war criminals W Lages, FH Van de Funten & F Fischer to death

1950-11-29

National Council of Church of Christ in US forms

1951-04-20

Velsen city council demands investigation of police collaborators

1951-05-10

Z Alexander Looby elected to Nashville City Council

1953-03-31

UN Security Council nominates Dag Hammarskjoeld secretary-general

1953-06-19

Albert W Dent elected president of US National Health Council

1953-07-20

The United Nations Economic and Social Council votes to make UNICEF a permanent agency.

1954-07-11

1st White Citizens Council organizes in Indianola, Miss

1954-12-24

Council for the Children Protection forms in Netherlands

1956-01-22

Canadian Football Council forms

1956-05-24

Conclusion of the Sixth Buddhist Council on Vesak Day, marking the 2,500 year anniversary after the Lord Buddha's Parinibbāna.

1957-01-12

Southern Christian Leadership Council (SCLC) founded

1957-06-27

The British Medical Research Council publishes a report suggesting a direct link between smoking and lung cancer.

1957-09-16

LA City Council approves 300-acre site in Chavez Ravine for Dodgers

1958-01-19

Canadian Football Council renamed Canadian Football League

1958-06-11

UN Security council sends observers to Lebanon

1958-08-19

NAACP Youth Council begin sit-ins at Oklahoma City Lunch counters

1958-10-01

US space agency NASA begins operations incorporating earlier National Advisory Council on Aeronautics and other bodies

1959-01-25

Pope John XXIII proclaims 2nd Vatican council

1960-02-08

Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom issued an Order-in-Council, stating that she and her family would be known as the House of Windsor, and that her descendants will take the name "Mountbatten-Windsor".

1960-08-06

The UN Security Council lay down rules which would allow UN forces to enter Congo

1961-04-05

Dutch governor Platteel installs New Guinea Council

1961-05-24

Cyprus joins the Council of Europe.

1962-10-11

2nd Vatican Council (21st ecumenical) convened by Pope John XXIII

1963-08-19

NAACP Youth Council begins sit-ins at lunch counters, Oklahoma City

1963-09-23

Georgette Ciselet is 1st woman on Belgian Council of State

1963-09-29

2nd session of Ecumenical council, `Vatican II,' opens in Rome

1963-09-29

Pope Paul opens 2nd sitting of 2nd Vatican council

1963-12-04

Pope Paul VI closes 2nd session of 2nd Vatican Council

1964-06-18

African Groundnut Council forms in Dakar

1964-09-13

3rd sitting of 2nd Vatican council opens in Rome

1964-11-21

Pope Paul VI signs 3rd sitting of 2nd Vatican council

1965-04-29

Malta is 18th member of Council of Europe

1965-09-14

4th meeting of 2nd Vatican council opened

1965-11-20

UN Security council calls for boycott of Rhodesia

1965-12-08

Pope Paul VI signs 2nd Vatican council

1966-06-03

European DX Council forms in Copenhagen (shortwave listeners)

1967-01-11

Romeinse Curie installs Council for Pontifical Study commission

1967-06-01

Mayor-council form of government instituted for Washington, DC

1967-11-22

UN Sec council passes resolut 242-Israel must give back occupied land

1967-12-23

Brussels: NATO Council accept "Flexible Response" strategy

1968-06-26

Executive Council decides both AL & NL to divide into 2 divisions

1968-08-27

The Derry Housing Action Committee (DHAC) organise another protest in the Guildhall's council chamber; immediately after the protest Eamon Melaugh phones the Northern Ireland Civil Rights Association (NICRA) and invites them to organise a march in Derry

1970-03-17

US casts their 1st UN Security Council veto (Support England)

1970-09-14

Economic Council for Northern Ireland holds its first meeting

1971-01-25

The 170 delegates of the Ulster Unionist Council (UUC) call for the resignation of Northern Ireland Prime Minister James Chichester-Clark

1971-03-25

European council accepts Mansholt plan laying off 5 million farmers

1971-10-17

It is estimated today that approximately 16,000 households were withholding rent and rates for council houses as part of the campaign of civil disobedience against internment organised by the Social Democratic and Labour Party, Northern Ireland

1971-11-23

China People's Republic seated in UN Security Council

1971-12-04

The UN Security Council calls an emergency session to consider the deteriorating situation between India and Pakistan.

1971-12-21

UN Security Council chooses Kurt Waldheim as 4th secretary General

1972-08-16

Philip Potter appointed sect-gen of World council of Churches

1973-02-07

The United Loyalist Council hold a one-day strike to "re-establish some sort of Protestant or loyalist control over the affairs of the province"; loyalist paramilitaries forcibly tried to stop many people going to work and to close any businesses that had opened, North Ireland

1973-06-22

Dutch High Council stops fluorine addition to drink water

1973-10-22

Security Council Resolution 338-cease fire to Yom Kippur War

1974-05-15

Beginning of the Ulster Workers' Council strike called by Ulster loyalists and unionists who were against the Sunningdale Agreement, which proposed the sharing of political power with Irish nationalists

1976-01-12

UN Security Council votes 11-1 to seat Palestine Liberation Org

1976-12-07

UN Security Council endorses Kurt Waldheim, sec-gen for 2nd 5 yr term

1977-11-04

UN Security council proclaims weapon embargo against South Africa

1978-06-01

High Council destroys judgment against war criminal Pieter Menten

1980-03-01

CTUC, Commonwealth Trade Union Council, established

1980-06-13

UN Security Council calls for South Africa to free Nelson Mandela

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.

1980-08-20

UN Security Council condemns (14-0, US abstains) Israeli declaration that all of Jersualem is its capital

1981-12-11

UN Sec Council chose Javier Perez de Cuellar of Peru as 5th Sec Genl

1982-01-19

Aust-WI one-day game that produced a Privy Council libel case

1982-04-03

UN Security Council demanded Argentina withdraw from Falkland Islands

1982-06-26

US vetos UN Security Council resolution for a limited withdrawal from Beirut of Israeli & Palestine Liberation Organization forces

1983-02-13

World Boxing Council becomes 1st to cut boxing from 15 to 12 rounds

1983-10-19

Grenada general Hudson Austin forms "revolutionary council"

1985-07-16

Bill to abolish Greater London Council receives royal assent

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

1985-12-18

UN Security Council unanimously condemns "acts of hostage-taking"

1987-12-02

Chicago City Council elects Eugene Sawyer acting mayor

1988-08-31

Bomb attack on office of South Africa Council of Churches

1988-10-14

Crude oil prices jump in anticipation of possible production accord at Gulf Cooperation Council meeting set for October 16

1990-08-06

UN Security Council votes 13-0 (2 abstensions Cuba & Yemen) to place economic sanctions against Iraq

1990-08-25

UN security council authorizes military action against Iraq

1990-09-25

UN Security Council vote 14-1 to impose air embargo against Iraq

1990-11-29

UN Security Council approves US-sponsored resolution authorizing the use of force in the Persian Gulf if Iraq does not withdrawal from Kuwait by Jan. 15, 1991

1991-03-21

UN Security Council panel decided to lift the food embargo on Iraq

1991-04-03

UN Security Council adopts Gulf War truce resolution

1991-04-11

UN Security Council issues formal cease fire with Iraq declaration

1991-06-03

Kuwait asks Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) members to produce 800,000 bbl/d (130,000 m3/d) of oil on its behalf

1992-03-06

Founding of the Council of the Baltic Sea States.

1992-03-31

UN Security Council voted to ban flights & arms sales to Libya

1992-07-15

The Security Council of the UN examine violence in South Africa

1992-09-19

UN Security Council votes 12-0 (3 abstentions) to dump Yugoslavia

1992-12-03

UN Security Council votes unanimous for US led forces to enter Somalia

1995-08-02

Saudi Arabia's King Fahd issues a decree replacing all members of the Council of Ministers who do not have blood ties so the royal Family

1997-05-14

Baseball's Exec Council suspends NY Yank owner George Steinbrenner

1997-10-29

Iraq's Revolution Command Council announces that it will no longer allow US citizens and US aircraft to serve with UN arms inspection teams

1997-11-20

Iraq's Revolution Command Council formally endorses an agreement, arranged by Russia, that enables UN weapons inspection teams to resume operations in Iraq

1998-10-01

Vladimir Putin became a permanent member of the Security Council of the Russian Federation.

2000-06-16

Israel complies with UN Security Council Resolution 425 after 22 years, which calls on Israel to completely withdraw from Lebanon. Israel withdraws from all of Lebanon, except the disputed Sheba Farms.

2001-07-02

UN Security Council, facing an almost certain Russian veto, agrees to postpone indefinitely a vote on the US-led "smart sanctions" package for Iraq

2001-07-11

Iraq resumes oil exports, ending a 5-week halt in protest of a US and British-sponsored UN Security Council resolution

2001-11-29

UN Security Council unanimously approves a resolution extending the Oil-for-Food program in Iraq for another six-month period

2002-01-16

The UN Security Council unanimously establishes an arms embargo and the freezing of assets of Osama bin Laden, Al-Qaida, and the remaining members of the Taliban.

2002-06-28

In South Africa, the Congress of South African Trade Unions and the Treatment Action Campaign table a national HIV/AIDS treatment plan in the National Economic, Development and Labour Council

2002-11-08

Iraq disarmament crisis: UN Security Council Resolution 1441 - The United Nations Security Council unanimously approves a resolution on Iraq, forcing Saddam Hussein to disarm or face "serious consequences".

2002-11-13

Iraq disarmament crisis: Iraq agrees to the terms of the UN Security Council Resolution 1441.

2004-03-08

A new constitution is signed by Iraq's Governing Council.

2004-05-28

The Iraqi Governing Council chooses Ayad Allawi, a longtime anti-Saddam Hussein exile, to become Prime Minister of Iraq's interim government.

2006-01-12

The foreign ministers of the United Kingdom, France, and Germany declare that negotiations with Iran over its nuclear program have reached a dead end and recommend that Iran be referred to the United Nations Security Council.

2006-03-16

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

2006-07-05

Emergency United Nations Security Council meeting at the U.N in New York City because of North Korean missile tests that day

2009-04-05

North Korea launches its controversial Kwangmyŏngsŏng-2 rocket. The satellite passed over mainland Japan, which prompted an immediate reaction from the United Nations Security Council, as well as participating states of Six-party talks

2011-02-11

Egyptian Revolution culminates in the resignation of Hosni Mubarak and the transfer of power to the Supreme Military Council after 18 days of protests.

2011-08-23

Libyan leader Muammar al-Gaddafi is overthrown after the National Transitional Council forces take control of Bab al-Azizia compound during the 2011 Libyan Civil War.

2012-08-03

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

2012-10-12

The United Nations Security Council unanimously approves of an African-led force to oust Islamist militants in northern Mali

2013-03-07

UN Security Council approves further North Korean sanctions for its nuclear testing

2013-08-28

China and Russia walk out of a UN Security Council meeting after the US pushes for immediate action against Syria's use of chemical weapons

2013-10-18

Saudi Arabia becomes the first country to turn down a seat on the UN Security Council in protest over Syria

2014-04-10

The Council of Europe suspends Russia's right to vote

2014-05-23

Russia and China veto the U.N. Security Council resolution to establish an International Criminal Court for war crimes in Syria

2014-10-16

New Zealand, Malaysia, Angola, Spain and Venezuela are elected to the United Nations Security Council

2016-03-02

UN Security Council approves North Korea sanctions

2016-09-10

UN Security Council strongly condemns North Korean nuclear test

2016-09-17

Russia says US refuses to share Syria truce deal with UN council

2016-09-18

UN Security Council to meet on US-led air strikes in Syria

2016-11-29

France calls for UN Security Council meeting on Aleppo

2017-02-03

Uber CEO leaves Trump's economic advisory council

2017-02-14

UN Security Council condemns North Korea missile launching

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Council - Birthdays
Date Event
1673-05-29

Cornelis van Bijnkershoek, lawyer/president of High Council

1716-12-24

Patrice F earl De Neney, South Netherlands chairman of Secret Council

1740-04-02

Armand-Gaston Camus, French CEO (Council of 500)

1811-05-11

Jean-Jacques Challet-Venel, member of the Swiss Federal Council (d. 1893)

1822-10-29

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

1839-06-10

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

1847-08-14

Robert Comtesse, member of the Swiss Federal Council (d. 1922)

1848-11-12

Eduard Müller, member of the Swiss Federal Council (d. 1919)

1870-03-13

Albert Meyer, member of the Swiss Federal Council in the 1930s (d. 1953)

1873-08-26

Lee De Forest, Council Bluffs, inventor (Audion vacuum (radio) tube)

1877-08-27

Ernst Wetter, member of the Swiss Federal Council (d. 1963)

1882-12-31

David Cohen, Dutch historian/chairman (Jewish Council)

1884-06-15

Harry Langdon, Council Bluffs IA, comic/director (Strong Man)

1884-12-03

Walther Stampfli, member of the Swiss Federal Council (d. 1965)

1885-05-05

Henri Velge, 1st chairman (Belgian Council of State)

1886-01-31

Alfonso Lopez, Colombia, statesman (Pres UN security council-1948)

1887-02-26

Benegal Narsing Rau, India, pres of UN Security Council (1950)

1888-05-11

P A J Losecaat Vermeer, leader of Dutch High Council

1891-03-03

Jan Donner, Dutch minister of Justice/president High Council

1899-02-26

Max Petitpierre, member of the Swiss Federal Council (d. 1994)

1906-11-07

Eugene Carson Blake, US sec-gen of World council of Churches (1966-72)

1907-06-12

Elizabeth Council, I Passed for White

1907-06-29

Paul O'Dwyer, pres of City Council (D-NYC)

1909-06-07

Peter W Rodino, (Rep-D-NJ, 1949- )/chaired Watergate council

1910-06-16

Lord Richardson, president (General Medical Council)

1912-04-15

Peter Menzies, CEO (British Electricity Council)

1912-11-28

Heinz Galinski, President (Central council for Jews in Germany)

1921-08-19

Philip A Potter, Dominica sec-gen World council of Churches

1922-03-24

Dorothy Irene Height, president (national council of negro women)

1922-05-10

David Orr, deputy chairman (Inchcape)/CEO (British Council, Unilever)

1923-11-20

Beryl Sprinkel, Missouri, economist (Council of Economic Advisers)

1924-06-24

Kurt Furgler, member of the Swiss Federal Council (d. 2008)

1924-10-08

Alphons Egli, member of the Swiss Federal Council

1925-02-03

Leon Schlumpf, member of the Swiss Federal Council

1925-03-19

Brent Scowcroft, Ogden Utah, Lt Gen (USAF)/National Security Council

1925-03-22

Colin Spedding, CEO (Council of Science & Technology Institutes)

1925-05-10

Edward Fursdon, British Maj-Gen (defense council)

1927-03-03

Pierre Aubert, member of the Swiss Federal Council

1929-05-06

Rosemary Camp, president (Council for British Archaeology)

1930-03-30

David Staple, joint pres (Council of Churches for Brit & Ireland)

1930-12-21

Willem R "Wim" van der Zee, secretary of Council of Churches

1931-02-01

Mark Richmond, CEO (Science & Engineering Research Council)

1931-05-28

Raymond Miquel, chairman (Scottish Sports Council)

1931-11-25

Dickie Jeeps, English rugby international/chairman Sports Council

1932-05-09

David Plastow, CEO (Medical Research Council)

1933-03-14

René Felber, former member of the Swiss Federal Council

1933-06-20

Earl of Cranbrook, CEO (Nature Conservancy Council)

1939-10-18

Flavio Cotti, member of the Swiss Federal Council

1940-02-27

Barbara Kelly, CEO (Scottish Consumer Council)

1942-01-14

Carol Bellamy, Planfield NJ, (City Council Pres-D-NYC, 1978-85)

1944-07-20

Wim Van Drimmelen, Dutch sect Science Council of Government policy

1945-01-21

Andrew Stein, pres of NYC council (D)

1945-03-11

Timothy Mason, consultant (British Arts Council)

1947-05-24

Luke Rittner, sect-gen (Arts Council)

1947-06-20

Josef Clemens, German bishop and Secretary of the Pontifical Council for the Laity

1947-10-01

Richard Council, Another World

1951-01-03

Frank Chikane, sec-gen of S Afr Council of Churches

1954-01-17

Robert F Kennedy Jr, attorney (Natural Resources Defense Council)

1958-03-29

Fiona Reynolds, director/Council for Protection of Rural England

1958-05-25

Paul Weller, guitar (Jam-This is Modern World, Style Council)

1958-09-11

Mick Talbot, rock keyboardist (Style Council-You're the Best Thing)

1963-04-10

Doris Leuthard, member of the Swiss Federal Council

1964-05-23

Ruth Metzler-Arnold, member of the Swiss Federal Council

1964-06-06

Dee C Lee, [Diane Sealey], rocker (Style Council-You're Best Thing)

1969-12-04

Thorsten Wien, The Council of Birds

1970-04-02

Jon Lieber, Council Bluffs IA, pitcher (Pittsburgh Pirates)

1976-11-04

LaMonty Council, Do You Have Love for New York?

1990-04-15

Sascha Ronge, The Council of Birds

1996-9-09

Nicolas Thau, The Stone Council

Council - Weddings
Date Event
2002-07-20

ABC's World News Tonight co-host Elizabeth Vargas (39) weds singer-songwriter Marc Cohn (43) at the Council on Foreign Relations

2007-06-08

"Desperate Housewives" actor Dougray Scott (41) weds actress Claire Forlani (35) at the Council Common Hall in Pievebobigliana, Italy

Council - Deaths
Date Event
454-09-04

Dioscorus van Alexandria, patriarch (council of Efeze), dies

1416-05-30

Jerome of Prague, Czech radical Christian teacher burned at the stake for heresy by church Council of Constance

1558-02-03

Alfonsus de Castro, Spanish theologist (council of Trente), dies

1568-06-01

18 nobles beheaded in Brussels for treason and heresy by Duke of Alva and authority of Council of Troubles

1629-05-29

Arnold Baert, Flemish lawyer/member of Great Council, dies at about 74

1731-09-20

Sicco van Goslinga, Fries diplomat/sect of High Council, dies at 67

1784-01-01

Patrice F earl de Neney, South Neth Secret Council chairman, dies at 67

1804-11-02

Armand-Gaston Camus, French chairman of Council of 500, dies at 64

1818-12-05

Bruno Daalberg/Anonymus Belga, sect of High Council Adel, dies at 60

1845-07-04

Pierre P Royer-Collard, French philosopher/Council of 500, dies

1893-08-06

Jean-Jacques Challet-Venel, member of the Swiss Federal Council (b. 1811)

1897-07-29

Joost G Kist, lawyer/president of High Council (1885-97), dies at 74

1912-11-28

Heinz Galinski, chairman (Central Council for Jews in Germany), dies

1913-05-16

Louis Perrier, member of the Swiss Federal Council (b. 1849)

1919-11-09

Eduard Müller, member of the Swiss Federal Council (b. 1848)

1940-08-21

Hermann Obrecht, member of the Swiss Federal Council (b. 1882)

1947-02-26

Heinrich Häberlin, Swiss politician, member of the Federal Council (b. 1868)

1951-02-16

Henri Velge, 1st chairman (Belgian Council of State), dies at 65

1955-01-21

Maarten P Vrij, Dutch lawyer/criminologist/High Council, dies at 59

1963-08-10

Ernst Wetter, member of the Swiss Federal Council (b. 1877)

1965-10-11

Walther Stampfli, member of the Swiss Federal Council (b. 1884)

1967-09-03

David Cohen, historian/chairman (Jewish Council), dies at 84

1981-02-02

Jan Donner, Dutch chairman of High Council, dies at 89

1985-07-31

Eugene Carson Blake, sec-gen World Council of Churches, dies at 78

1987-02-03

Elizabeth Council, I Passed for White

1992-07-19

Heinz Galinski, Pres (Central council for Jews in Germany), dies at 79

1994-04-08

Walter Arnold, Germ theologist (World council of Churches), dies at 64

1995-01-27

Willem R "Wim" van der Zee, gen-sec Council of Churches, dies at 64

2004-05-17

Ezzedine Salim, leader of Iraqi Governing Council (b. 1943)

2008-07-23

Kurt Furgler, member of the Swiss Federal Council (b. 1924)


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