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CleopatraSep 2, -44

Frederick INov 11, 1158

Henry VIIIMar 7, 1530

Rembrandt van RijnJul 26, 1656

Charles IIMay 8, 1660

Louis XIVNov 26, 1688

John MarshallFeb 14, 1803

NapoleonMay 18, 1803

James MonroeDec 2, 1823

Henry ClayFeb 7, 1839

Abraham LincolnJan 1, 1861

Andrew JohnsonAug 20, 1866

William Howard TaftJul 4, 1901

Nicholas IIAug 1, 1914

William Jennings BryanAug 15, 1914

LeninDec 18, 1917

Calvin CoolidgeOct 15, 1924

Davidson BlackFeb 3, 1928

FDRMar 6, 1933

Getulio VargasNov 16, 1933

Mackenzie KingSep 10, 1939

HitlerJan 13, 1943

Ho Chi MinhSep 2, 1945

Fidel CastroDec 2, 1961

Lyndon B. JohnsonJan 8, 1964

Ernie BanksAug 15, 1964

Linus PaulingNov 18, 1970

Henry KissingerOct 26, 1972

Saddam HusseinNov 9, 1980

John Paul IIMay 23, 1982

President BushAug 16, 1991

Boris YeltsinOct 3, 1993

President ClintonApr 23, 1995

Patrick RoyDec 2, 1995

Osama bin LadenNov 20, 1998

George W. BushSep 20, 2001

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Declares - Historical Events
Date Event
44

Queen Cleopatra VII of Egypt declares her son co-ruler as Ptolemy XV Caesarion.

BC
AD
221-03-15

Liu Bei, a Chinese warlord and member of the Han royal house, declares himself emperor of Shu-Han and claims his legitimate succession to the Han Dynasty.

392-11-08

Roman Emperor Theodosius declares Christian religion, state religion

1158-11-11

Emperor Frederick I Barbarossa declares himself ruler of North Italy

1215-08-24

Pope Innocent III declares Magna Carta invalid

1253-04-28

Nichiren, a Japanese Buddhist monk, propounds Nam Myoho Renge Kyo for the first time and declares it to be the essence of Buddhism, in effect founding Nichiren Buddhism.

1331-09-08

Stefan Dušan declares himself king of Serbia

1338-06-16

German monarch declares pope & king's decree redundant

1346-04-13

Pope Clemens VI declares German emperor Louis of Bavaria, envoy

1347-12-03

Pope Clemens VI declares Roman tribunal Coke di Rienzo as heretics

1380-11-16

French King Charles VI declares no taxes for ever

1509-04-07

France declares war on Venice

1521-04-22

French King Francois I declares war on Spain

1529-06-09

Zurich declares war on Catholic kantons

1530-03-07

King Henry VIII's divorce request is denied by the Pope. Henry then declares that he, not the Pope, is supreme head of England's church

1535-01-15

Henry VIII declares himself head of the Church in England

1540-04-29

Emperor Charles declares all privileges of Gent ended

1549-08-08

France declares war on England

1557-06-07

England declares war on France

1568-01-24

In Netherlands, Duke of Alva declares William of Orange an outlaw

1580-06-15

Phillip II of Spain declares William the Silent to be an outlaw.

1595-01-17

French King Henri IV declares war on Spain

1624-03-10

England declares war on Spain

1634-01-24

Emperor Ferdinand II declares Albrecht von Wallenstein a traitor

1635-05-19

France declares war on Spain

1635-09-18

Emperor Ferdinand II declares war on France

1640-12-09

Settler Hugh Bewitt banished from Mass colony when he declares himself to be free of original sin

1641-03-16

General court declares RI a democracy & adopts new constitution

1652-07-10

England declares war on Netherlands

1656-07-26

Dutch painter Rembrandt van Rijn declares he is insolvent

1660-05-08

English parliament declares Charles Stuart to be King Charles II of England

1663-04-18

Osman declares war on Austria

1665-03-04

English king Charles II declares war on Netherlands

1666-01-26

France declares war on England & Munster

1667-12-15

Brandenburg declares himself neutral in Devolutie War

1672-03-17

England declares war on Netherlands

1672-04-06

France declares war on Netherlands

1672-07-04

States of Holland declares "Eternal Edict" void

1674-05-28

German Parliament declares war on France

1675-11-14

Pope Clemens X declares Gorcumse martyrs divine

1688-09-24

France declares war on Germany

1688-11-26

French King Louis XIV declares war on Netherlands

1689-02-15

German Parliament declares war on France

1689-04-15

French King Louis XIV declares war on Spain

1689-05-09

English King William III declares war on France

1689-07-25

France declares war on England

1700-11-30

Turkey declares war on Russia

1702-09-16

Emperor Leopold I declares war on France, Cologne & Bavaria

1705-10-01

Parliament declares Hungary independently/French Rákóczi becomes king

1707-06-13

Hungary declares itself independent under Ferenc Rákóczi II

1715-05-01

Prussia declares war on Sweden

1718-01-09

France declares war on Spain

1723-12-06

Emperor Karel VI's Pragmatic Sanctie declares Constitution

1733-10-10

France declares war on emperor Charles VI

1739-10-19

England declares war on Spain [OS=Oct 30]

1739-10-23

War of Jenkins' Ear starts: British Prime Minister, Robert Walpole, reluctantly declares war on Spain.

1739-10-30

Great Britain declares war on Spain: War of Jenkin's Ear [NS=Oct 19]

1744-03-15

French King Louis XV declares war on Britain

1756-05-17

Britain declares war on France (7 Years' or French & Indian War)

1756-05-18

England declares war on France

1757-01-17

German Diet declares war on Prussia

1762-01-04

England declares war on Spain & Naples

1775-02-09

English Parliament declares Mass colony is in rebellion

1776-05-04

Rhode Island declares independence from Britain

1777-01-16

Vermont declares independence from NY

1778-02-06

Britain declares war on France

1778-07-03

Prussia declares war on Austria

1778-07-10

American Revolution: Louis XVI of France declares war on the Kingdom of Great Britain.

1779-06-16

Spain declares war on Great Britain in support of the US, and the siege of Gibraltar begins.

1780-07-09

Denmark declares neutrality

1780-08-01

Sweden declares neutrality

1780-12-20

Britain declares war on Holland

1787-08-10

Turkey declares war on Russia

1788-02-09

Austria declares war on Russia

1789-03-04

1st US Congress declares constitution in effect (9 senators, 13 reps)

1789-11-05

French National Meeting declares all citizens equal under law

1792-04-14

France declares war on Austria, starting French Revolutionary Wars

1792-04-20

France declares war on Austria, Prussia & Sardinia

1792-07-08

France declares war on Prussia

1793-02-01

France declares war on Great Britain and Netherlands

1794-04-21

NYC formally declares coast of Ellis Island publically owned, so they can build forts to protect NYC from British

1796-10-05

Spain declares war on England

1799-03-12

Austria declares war on France

1801-06-10

Tripoli declares war on US for refusing tribute

1801-07-07

Toussaint L'Ouverture declares Haitian independence

1803-02-14

Chief Justice John Marshall declares that any act of U.S. Congress that conflicts with the Constitution is void.

1803-05-18

Britain declares war on France after Napoleon Bonaparte continues interfering in Italy & Switzerland

1806-10-09

Prussia declares war on France.

1809-02-08

Franz I of Austria declares war on France

1809-06-06

Sweden declares independence, constitutional monarchy established with a new constituion empowering Riksdag after 20 years of absolute monarchy

1809-07-16

La Paz, Bolivia declares its independence from the Spanish Crown and forms the Junta Tuitiva. The first independent government in Spanish America, led by Pedro Domingo Murillo

1809-08-10

Ecuador declares independence from Spain (National Day)

1810-04-20

The Governors of Caracas declares the national sovereignty from Spain.

1810-09-18

Chile declares independence from Spain (National Day)

1811-02-20

Austria declares bankruptcy

1811-11-11

Cartagena Colombia declares independence from Spain

1812-06-18

War of 1812 begins as US declares war against Britain

1813-11-06

Chilpancingo congress declares Mexico independent of Spain

1815-03-03

US declares war on Algiers for taking US prisoners & demanding tribute

1815-04-10

Austria declares war on realm of Naples

1816-07-09

Argentina declares independence from Spain

1820-10-09

Guayaquil, Ecuador declares its freedom from Ecuador

1820-11-03

Cuenca Ecuador declares independence

1821-07-28

Peru declares independence from Spain (National Day)

1821-08-23

Mexico declares independence

1821-09-27

Mexican Empire declares its independence; Mexican revolutionary forces occupy Mexico City as Spanish withdraw

1821-11-28

Panama declares independence from Spain

1822-09-07

Pedro I, son of King Joao VI declares Brazil's independence from Portugal (National Day)

1823-12-02

President James Monroe declares his "Monroe Doctrine"

1825-08-25

Uruguay declares independence from Brazil (National Day)

1826-12-16

Benjamin W. Edwards rides into Mexican controlled Nacogdoches, Texas and declares himself ruler of the Republic of Fredonia.

1828-04-26

Russia declares war on Turkey to support Greece's independence

1828-12-19

South Carolina declares right of states to nullify federal laws

1829-05-02

After anchoring nearby, Captain Charles Fremantle of the HMS Challenger, declares the Swan River Colony in Australia.

1830-10-04

Provisional government declares secession of Belgium from Netherlands

1836-03-02

Republic of Texas declares independence from Mexico

1836-11-11

Chile declares war on Bolivia & Peru

1838-04-30

Nicaragua declares independence from Central American federation

1838-11-05

Honduras declares independence of Central American Federation

1838-11-30

Mexico declares war on France

1839-02-07

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

1846-01-01

Yucatan declares independence from Mexico

1846-05-13

US declares war on Mexico, 2 months after fighting begins

1848-02-29

Neufchatel declares independence of Switzerland

1849-04-14

Hungary declares itself independent of Austria with Louis Kossuth as its leader.

1855-02-03

Wisconsin Supreme Ct declares US Fugitive Slave Law unconstitutional

1859-10-29

Spain declares war on Morocco.

1861-01-01

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

1861-02-09

Confederate Provisional Congress declares all laws under the US Constitution were consistent with constitution of Confederate states (US Civil War)

1861-03-17

Italy declares independence; Kingdom of Italy proclaimed

1861-05-24

Maj Gen Benjamin Butler declares slaves "contraband of war"

1861-06-06

Lincoln's cabinet declares Union government will pay for expenses once states have mobilized volunteers

1864-05-21

Russia declares an end to the Russian-Circassian War and many Circassians are forced into exile. The day is designated to be the Circassian Day of Mourning.

1865-06-19

Union General Granger declares slaves are free in Texas

1866-06-20

Italy declares war on Austria

1866-08-20

President Andrew Johnson formally declares US Civil War over

1867-06-29

Pope Pius IX declares Gorcumse holy martyrs

1869-02-20

Tennessee Governor W C Brownlow declares martial law in Ku Klux Klan crisis

1870-07-08

Gov Holden of NC declares Casswell County in a state of insurrection

1870-07-19

France declares war on Prussia; Franco-Prussian war begins

1876-06-30

Serbia declares war on Turkey

1876-07-03

Montenegro declares war on Turkey

1877-02-27

US Electoral College declares R Hayes winner presidential election

1877-04-24

Russo-Turkish War, 1877-1878: Russia declares war on Ottoman Empire.

1878-02-02

Greece declares war on Turkey

1879-04-05

Chile declares war on Bolivia and Peru, starting the War of the Pacific.

1880-12-16

Transvaal region declares itself as the Republic of South Africa

1883-07-24

Arabi Pasha declares a holy war in Egypt

1883-10-15

Supreme Court declares Civil Rights Act of 1875 unconstitutional

1885-03-31

Great Britain declares Bechuanaland a protectorate

1885-09-06

Eastern Rumelia declares its union with Bulgaria. The Unification of Bulgaria is accomplished.

1885-12-17

France declares Madagascar a protectorate

1886-02-09

Pres Cleveland declares a state of emergency in Seattle because of anti-Chinese violence

1894-06-18

Premier Roseberry declares Uganda a British protectorate

1894-06-30

Korea declares independence from China, asks for Japanese aid

1898-04-25

Spanish-American War: The United States declares state of war on Spain effective from 21st April.

1898-06-12

Philippine nationalists declares independence from Spain to US control

1899-10-12

South Africa Boer Republic declares war on Britain

1901-01-01

Australia declares independence from federation of UK colonies

1901-03-14

Germany's Chancellor von Bulow declares that the agreement Germany signed with England in October 1900, to restrain foreign aggression and maintain open trade, does not apply to Manchuria

1901-07-04

William Howard Taft, a former Federal judge, is installed as first governor-general of the Philippines and declares amnesty for all insurgents who take an oath of allegiance

1903-08-23

6th Zionist Congres, Theodor Herzl declares Jewish state

1905-11-11

High Commissioner Prince George declares amnesty for all leaders of the insurrection that has been disturbing Crete during the recent months - but which never gained mass supprt

1907-12-30

Abraham Mills' commission declares Abner Doubleday invented baseball

1908-04-02

Mills Committee declares baseball was invented by Abner Doubleday

1908-09-22

Bulgaria declares independence from Ottoman Empire (Turkey)

1908-10-05

Bulgaria declares independence from Turkey, Ferdinand I becomes Tsar

1910-05-31

Union of South Africa declares independence from UK

1911-09-29

Italy declares war on Turkey, starting the Italo-Turkish War

1911-09-29

Italy declares war on the Ottoman Empire.

1912-10-08

Montenegro declares war on Turkey, beginning 1st Balkan War

1912-10-17

Bulgaria, Greece & Serbia declares war on Turkey

1912-11-28

Ismail Qemali declares Albania independent from Turkey

1913-03-14

South African Supreme Court declares that marriages not celebrated according to Christian rites and/or not registered by the Registrar of Marriages, are invalid; all Moslem and Hindu marriages are therefore declared invalid

1913-07-10

Romania declares war on Bulgaria

1914-07-25

Germany Socialist-Democrat Party declares: "No German blood for Austrian tyrant" in response to German support of Austria-Hungary

1914-07-28

Austria-Hungary decides against mediation and declares war on Serbia - first decalation of war of WWI

1914-08-01

Kaiser Wilhelm II of Germany declares war on his nephew Tsar Nicholas II (WW I) of Russia in WWI

1914-08-03

Germany invades Belgium & declares war on France in WW I

1914-08-04

WWI: Germany declares war on Belgium; Britain declares war on Germany

1914-08-04

US declares neutrality on the outbreak of WWI

1914-08-05

Montenegro declares war against Austria-Hungary in World War I

1914-08-06

WWI: Austria-Hungary declares war on Russia

1914-08-06

WWI: Serbia declares war against Germany

1914-08-08

Montenegro declares war on Germany

1914-08-11

France declares war on Austria-Hungary

1914-08-12

Great Britain declares war on Austria-Hungary

1914-08-13

France declares war on Austria-Hungary

1914-08-15

US Secretary of State William Jennings Bryan, in a letter to J P Morgan, declares that loans to any of the belligerents go against US neutrality

1914-08-23

Japan declares war on Germany in World War I

1914-11-02

Great Britain declares the entire North Sea a military area: neutral ships will transit it at their own risk

1914-11-02

Russia declares war on the Ottoman Empire

1914-11-05

Britain declares war on Turkey and annexes Cyprus, occupied since 1878; the immediate reason is to keep it from being taken by Turkey

1914-11-12

Turks sultan Jamal Pasja declares a German holy war

1914-11-17

US declares Panama Canal Zone neutral

1914-12-17

Great Britain declares Egypt a protectorate

1915-05-23

Italy declares war on Austria-Hungary during WW I

1915-08-21

Italy declares war on Turkey in World War One

1915-10-16

Great Britain declares war on Bulgaria

1915-10-19

Russia/Italy declares war on Bulgaria

1916-03-09

Germany declares war against Portugal

1916-08-27

Romania declares war on Austria-Hungary

1916-08-28

Germany declares war on Romania

1916-08-28

Italy declares war against Germany during WW I

1916-09-01

Bulgaria declares war on Romania

1916-11-26

Greece declares war on Germany

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'

1916-11-29

US declares martial law in Dominican Republic

1917-04-06

US declares war on Germany, enters World War I

1917-08-14

China declares war on Germany & Austria at start of WW I

1917-08-17

Italy declares war on Turkey

1917-12-06

Finland declares independence from Russia (National Day)

1917-12-15

Moldavian Republic declares independence from Russia

1917-12-18

Soviet regiment (Stalin/Lenin) declares Finland Independent

1917-12-22

Flanders declares it's independence, under Pieter Tack

1918-02-16

Lithuania declares independence from Russia & Germany (National Day)

1918-02-24

Estonia declares independence from Russia

1918-05-26

Georgian Social Democratic Republic declares independence from Russia

1918-05-28

Azerbaijan gains independence and declares itself a Democratic Republic

1918-10-18

Czechoslovakia declares Independence from Austro-Hungarian Empire

1918-11-11

Poland declares independence

1918-11-18

Latvia declares independence from Russia

1918-12-01

Yugoslavia declares independence; monarchy established

1919-05-28

Armenia declares its Independence

1919-06-06

Finland declares war on bolsheviks

1919-08-19

Afghanistan declares independence from UK

1919-12-15

Fiume (Rijeka) declares it's Independence

1920-01-16

Georgia declares independence

1920-02-02

Estonia declares its Independence from Russia (Dorpat Peace)

1920-04-27

Pogrom leader Petljoera declares Ukraine Independence

1921-03-13

Mongolia (formerly Outer Mongolia) declares independence from China

1922-07-06

Dutch auto/airplane manufacturer Trompenburg declares bankruptcy

1922-09-02

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

1923-09-15

Gov Walton of Oklahoma declares state of siege because of KKK terror

1923-10-29

Turkey declares independence (successor state to Ottoman Empire)

1924-10-15

Pres Calvin Coolidge declares Statue of Liberty a national monument

1926-02-25

Kwo-Min-Tang (Guomindang) declares war on government/warlords

1928-02-03

Paleoanthropologist Davidson Black reports his findings on the ancient human fossils found at Zhoukoudian, China in the journal Nature and declares them to be a new species he names 'Sinanthropus pekinensis' (now known as 'Homo erectus')

1929-05-19

General Feng Yu-Xiang of China declares war on Chiang Kai-Shek government

1932-02-18

Japan declares Manchuria independent

1932-05-10

Government declares "Wilhelmus" as the Netherlands' national anthem

1933-03-06

FDR declares a nationwide bank holiday

1933-05-10

Paraguay declares war on Bolivia

1933-07-01

German nazi regime declares that married women shouldn't work

1933-11-16

Brazilian President Getulio Vargas declares himself dictator

1934-07-14

NY Times erroneously declares Ruth 700 HR record to stand for all time

1934-12-27

Shah of Persia declares Persia now Iran

1935-05-27

Supreme Court declares FDR's Natl Recovery Act unconstitutional

1936-12-12

Chinese leader Chiang Kai-shek declares war on Japan

1937-08-14

China declares war on Japan

1938-06-17

Japan declares war on China

1938-09-27

League of Nations declares Japan the aggressor against China

1939-09-03

WWII: Britain declares war on Germany after invasion of Poland. France follows 6 hours later quickly joined by Australia, New Zealand, South Africa & Canada

1939-09-05

FDR declares US neutrality at start of WW II in Europe

1939-09-05

New Zealand Prime Minister, Michael Joseph Savage declares New Zealand's support for Britain in the war with Germany; Savage famously told the nation 'where she goes, we go. Where she stands,we stand'

1939-09-06

South Africa declares war on Nazi-Germany

1939-09-08

FDR declares "limited national emergency" due to war in Europe

1939-09-10

Canada declares war on Germany

1939-09-10

Canada, under the leadership of Mackenzie King, declares war on Germany

1940-04-19

Dutch prime minister De Geer declares state of siege

1940-06-10

Italy declares war on France & Britain during WW II

1940-06-10

Canada declares war on Italy.

1940-06-11

Italy declares war on allies/raids Malta

1941-02-26

2 fighters unable to continued slugfest, referee declares double KO

1941-05-17

Pennsylvania declares legal holiday to honor A's manager Connie Mack

1941-05-27

FDR declares state of emergency due to Germany's sinking of Robin Moor

1941-06-25

Finland declares war on Soviet Union

1941-06-30

Pro-Nazi group declares Ukraine independence

1941-10-09

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

1941-12-08

London: Dutch government declares war on Japan

1941-12-09

China declares war on Japan, Germany & Italy

1941-12-11

Dutch government in London declares war on Italy

1942-05-22

Mexico declares war on Nazi-Germany & Japan

1942-06-05

USA declares war on Bulgaria, Hungary & Romania

1942-08-22

Brazil declares war on Germany, Japan & Italy

1942-08-27

Cuba declares war on Germany, Japan & Italy

1942-12-21

US Supreme court declares Nevada separation legal

1943-01-13

Hitler declares "Total War"

1943-08-01

Japan declares Burma Independence under U Ba Maw

1943-08-28

Denmark declares a universal strike against Nazi occupiers

1943-10-13

Italy declares war on former Axis partner Germany

1943-10-14

Japan declares Philippine Independence (premier/pres Jose Laurel)

1944-06-17

Iceland declares independence from Denmark

1944-09-08

Russians march into Bulgaria; Bulgaria declares war on Germany

1944-12-31

World War II: Hungary declares war on Germany.

1945-02-16

Venezuela declares war on Nazi Germany

1945-02-24

Egypt & Syria declares war on nazi-Germany

1945-02-25

World War II: Turkey declares war on Germany.

1945-03-04

Finland declares war on nazi-Germany

1945-03-10

Japan declares Vietnam Independence

1945-03-27

Gen Eisenhower declares German defenses on Western Front broken

1945-08-08

USSR declares war against Japan in WW II

1945-08-17

Indonesia (Dutch East Indies) declares independence from The Netherlands

1945-09-02

Ho Chi Minh declares Vietnam independence from France (National Day)

1946-01-11

Enver Hoxha declares People's Rep of Albania with himself dictator

1946-04-17

Syria declares independence from French administration

1948-01-04

Burma declares independence from UK

1948-02-04

Sri Lanka (formerly Ceylon) declares independence from UK

1948-05-14

Israel declares independence from under British administration

1948-12-21

State of Eire (formerly Irish Free State) declares its independence

1952-06-12

USSR declares peace treaty with Japan invalid

1956-01-01

Sudan (Anglo-Egyptian Sudan) declares independence from Egypt & UK

1956-03-02

Morocco tears up the Treaty of Fez, declares independence from France

1957-03-06

Ghana (formerly Gold Coast) declares independence from UK

1958-07-17

King Hussein declares himself head of Jordan/Iraqi federation

1960-01-11

Chad declares independence from France

1960-04-04

Senegal declares independence from France

1960-04-27

Togo (formerly French Togo) declares independence from French adm

1960-06-26

Italian Somaliland declares independence from Italian administration

1960-06-26

Madagascar (formerly Malagasy Rep) declares independence from France

1960-06-30

Zaire (formerly Belgian Congo) declares independence from Belgium

1960-07-11

Moise Tsjombe declares Congolese county Katanga independence

1960-08-05

Burkina Faso (formerly Upper Volta) declares independence from France

1960-08-08

Ivory Coast declares independence

1960-08-11

Chad declares Independence from France

1960-08-15

Congo (formerly Congo/Brazzaville) declares Independence from France

1960-09-22

Mali (formerly French Sudan) declares independence from France

1961-04-27

Sierra Leone declares independence from UK

1961-05-21

Governor Patterson declares martial law in Montgomery

1961-06-19

Kuwait declares independence from UK

1961-12-02

Fidel Castro declares he's a Marxist, & will lead Cuba to Communism

1962-01-26

Bishop Burke of Buffalo Catholic dioceses declares Chubby Checker's

1962-03-09

Egyptian Pres Nasser declares Gaza belongs to Palestinians

1962-03-21

Dutch RC bishop Beckers declares himself in favor of birth control

1962-11-21

The Chinese People's Liberation Army declares a unilateral cease-fire in the Sino-Indian War.

1963-12-12

Kenya (formerly British East Africa) declares independence from UK

1964-01-08

President Lyndon B. Johnson declares "War on Poverty"

1964-07-06

Malawi (formerly Nyasaland) declares independence from UK

1964-08-15

Mayor Daley declares "Ernie Banks Day" in Chicago

1965-05-24

Supreme Court declares federal law allowing post office to intercept communist propaganda is unconstitutional

1966-05-26

Guyana (formerly British Guiana) declares independence from UK

1966-07-19

Gov James Rhodes declares state of emergency in Cleveland (race riot)

1967-05-10

Stockholm Vietnam Tribunal declares US aggression in Vietnam/Cambodia

1967-05-30

Biafra declares independence from Nigeria

1967-09-09

Uganda declares independence from Great Britain

1967-11-14

The Congress of Colombia in commemoration of the 150 years of the death of Policarpa Salavarrieta, declares this day as "Day of the Colombian Woman".

1967-11-30

People's Democratic Republic of Yemen declares independence from the UK

1968-01-31

Nauru (formerly Pleasant Island) declares independence from Australia

1968-07-29

Pope Paul VI, in an encyclical entitled "Humanae Vitae" (Of Human Life), declares any artificial forms of birth control prohibited

1968-10-12

Equatorial Guinea (Spanish Guinea) declares independence from Spain

1968-11-12

Epperson v. Arkansas in US Supreme Court declares Arkansas law banning teaching evolution in public schools unconstitutional

1970-03-01

White government of Rhodesia declares independence from Britain

1970-06-04

Tonga (formerly Friendly Islands) declares independence from UK

1970-10-09

Khmer Republic (Cambodia) declares independence

1970-10-19

John Frazier kills Ohta's declares WW 3 has begun

1970-11-18

Linus Pauling declares large doses of Vitamin C could ward off colds

1971-03-26

Bangladesh (East Pakistan) declares its independence

1971-06-19

Mayor declares state of emergency in Columbus Ga, racial disturbance

1971-09-01

Qatar declares independence from Britain

1971-12-02

United Arab Emirates (Trucial States) declares independence from UK

1971-12-16

Bangladesh (East Pakistan) declares independence from Pakistan

1972-02-09

Brit government declares state of emergency after month-long miners' strike

1972-09-21

Marcos declares martial law in Philippines

1972-09-23

Philippines President Ferdinand Marcos declares martial law

1972-10-26

Henry Kissinger declares "Peace is at hand" in Vietnam

1973-07-10

Bahamas declares Independence from UK & adopts constitution

1973-09-24

Guinea-Bissau declares independence from Portugal

1973-12-15

American Psychiatric Association declares homosexuality is not a mental illness

1975-05-07

Pres Ford declares an end to "Vietnam Era"

1975-06-26

Indian PM Indira Gandhi declares a state of emergency

1975-09-08

Guinee-Bissau declares independence from Portugal

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

1976-12-01

Bangladesh General Ziaur Rahman declares himself president

1978-07-07

Solomon Islands declares independence from UK

1978-10-01

Tuvalu (formerly Ellice Islands) declares independence from UK

1978-10-06

Iraq declares Ayatollah Khomeini an undesirable person

1979-03-31

The last British soldier leaves the Maltese Islands. Malta declares its Freedom Day (Jum il-Helsien).

1979-04-18

Major Haddad declares South-Lebanon independent

1979-07-12

Kiribati (formerly Gilbert Islands) declares independence from UK

1979-11-05

Iran's Ayatollah Khomeini declares US "The Great Satan"

1980-02-22

Afghanistan declares martial law

1980-04-18

Zimbabwe (formerly Southern Rhodesia) declares independence from UK

1980-08-06

University adm declares 5 Pac-10 schools ineligible for conference titles & post-season play due to transcript & curriculum abuses

1980-11-09

Iraqi President Saddam Hussein declares holy war against Iran

1981-02-12

Arbitrator Goetz declares Red Sox catcher Carlton Fisk a free agent

1981-12-13

Polish government declares martial law, arrests Solidarity activists

1982-05-23

Pope John Paul II declares "Peerke" Donders a saint

1982-06-09

General Efrain Rios Montt declares himself president of Guatemala

1982-12-05

Seattle Univ Baptist Ch declares sanctuary for Cen Am refugees

1983-04-28

Argentine government declares all 15-30,000 missing persons dead

1983-09-19

St Kitts & Nevis declares independence from UK

1984-06-11

US Supreme Court declares illegally obtained evidence may be admitted at trial if it could be proved that it would have been discovered legally

1985-02-19

ADM of Amsterdam declares bankruptcy

1985-10-03

Pope John Paul II declares Titus Brandsma divine

1986-06-12

P W Botha declares South African national emergency

1987-10-06

Military coup leader Maj-Gen Sitiveni Rabuka declares Fiji a republic

1988-01-28

Canada's Supreme court declares anti-abortion law unconstitutional

1988-08-08

South Africa declares cease-fire in Angola

1988-11-16

Estonia declares sovereignty in internal affairs

1989-04-24

Massachusetts declares today "New Kids on the Block Day"

1989-05-20

China declares martial law in Beijing

1989-10-23

Hungary proclaims itself a republic & declares communist rule ended

1990-03-11

Lithuania declares its Independence

1990-06-23

Moldavia declares independence

1990-07-16

Ukraine declares independence

1990-07-27

White-Russia declares independence

1990-07-31

Bosnia-Hercegovina declares independence

1990-08-23

Armenia declares independence

1990-08-29

Saddam Hussein declares America can't beat Iraq

1990-08-30

Tatarstan declares independence from the RSFSR.

1990-09-20

South Ossetia declares its independence from Georgia.

1991-04-29

Croatia declares independence

1991-06-16

-23] NYC Mayor Dinkins declares "Joseph Doherty Week"

1991-08-16

President Bush declares recession is near an end

1991-08-20

Estonia formally declares its independence from the USSR

1991-08-21

Latvia declares its independence from USSR

1991-08-24

Ukraine declares independence from USSR

1991-08-25

White-Russia declares its independence

1991-08-27

Moldavia declares independence from USSR

1991-10-09

Bush declares "total confidence" in nominee Clarence Thomas

1993-03-21

Pope John Paul II declares Duns Scotus, a saint

1993-10-03

Boris Yeltsin declares state of emergency in Moscow

1994-08-31

The Provisional Irish Republican Army declares a ceasefire.

1995-04-23

President Clinton declares a national day of mourning for Oklahoma City

1995-12-02

After being left in the game to allow nine goals, Patrick Roy declares "It's my last game in Montreal", and is traded four days later

1996-02-09

The Irish Republican Army declares the end of its 18 month ceasefire shortly followed by a large bomb in London's Canary Wharf.

1998-02-12

US district judge T Hogan declares line-item veto law unconstitutional

1998-11-20

A court in Taliban-controlled Afghanistan declares accused terrorist Osama bin Laden "a man without a sin" in regard to the 1998 U.S. embassy bombings in Kenya and Tanzania.

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.

2000-10-01

Juan Antonio Samaranch, the chairman of the IOC declares Sydney the "best Olympic Games ever"

2001-05-24

The Democrats gain control of the U.S. Senate for the first time since 1994 when Senator James Jeffords of Vermont abandons the Republican Party and declares himself an independent.

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".

2002-05-28

NATO declares Russia a limited partner in the Western alliance.

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.

2005-12-23

Chad declares a state of war against Sudan following a December 18 attack on Adré, which left about 100 people dead.

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.

2006-03-22

ETA, armed Basque separatist group, declares permanent ceasefire.

2006-06-05

Serbia declares independence from the State Union of Serbia and Montenegro.

2008-02-17

Kosovo declares independence from 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.

2009-11-20

The Mexican government declares its economy technically out of recession after 2.93% GDP growth in the third quarter of 2009; Mexico had been in a severe economic crisis for over a year prior to its economic rebound

2013-03-30

North Korea declares it is at a state of war with South Korea

2016-02-09

Bernie Sanders declares victory in New Hampshire

2016-08-06

Brazil's interim president declares Olympic Games open

2016-08-13

US declares a Zika public health emergency in Puerto Rico

2016-10-11

Obama declares major disaster in North Carolina from Hurricane Matthew

2016-11-19

WHO declares end of Zika emergency but says virus remains a threat

2017-02-26

Malaysia declares airport safe for travel after nerve agent attack

2017-10-27

Trump declares opioid crisis a national public health emergency

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