The Hongwu Emperor of Ming China, Emperor Dong, hears a case of couple who tore paper money bills while fighting over them (equal to act of destroying stamped government documents - by law necessitated one hundred floggings). However Hongwu Emperor decides to pardon them.
Judges' investigations for the trial of Joan of Arc begin in Rouen, France, the seat of the English occupation government.
Austrian emperor Maximilian I reformats government machine
Austrian adel/burgerij in uprising against central government
Battle at St-Denis: French government army vs Huguenots
Battle at Arnay-le-Duc Bourgundy: Huguenots-French government army
A group of early Japanese Christians are killed by the new government of Japan for being seen as a threat to Japanese society.
Valse Dimitri forms his 2nd Russian anti-government
Trial against Johan van Oldenbarnevelt begins in The Hague for alleged crimes against the federal government
French government army occupies Fort St Jean d'Angély at La Rochelle
Spanish government goes bankrupt
Massachusetts Bay Colony forms its first government
Battle at La Marfée Sedan: Earl Soisson beats French government army
The Frondeurs (French rebels) and the French government sign the Peace of Rueil.
English Rump-government fires John Lambert & other generals
Gen-major John Lambert drives out English Rump-government
England installs a municipal government in New York City
Bacon's Rebellion begins, frontiersmen vs Virginia government
Suriname government gives French hijacker Jacques Cassard, ƒ682,800
Battle of Sheriffmuir during Jacobite rebellion. Battle inconclusive but Government forces halt advance of Jacobite army lead by Scottish Earl of Mar
French government proclaims strike on banknotes
The Order of St. Alexander Nevsky is instituted in Russia by the empress Catherine I. It would later be discontinued and then reinstated by the Soviet government in 1942 as the Order of Alexander Nevsky.
British Walpole government resigns
English Pelham government resigns
Britain and the British Empire (including the American colonies) adopt the Gregorian Calendar, losing 11 days. People riot thinking the government stole 11 days of their lives
British government disbands Americans import duty on tea
Gustav III seizes effective control of Swedish government & restores full power of monarchy, which had been subordinate to parliament since 1720
Boston Port Bill: British government orders Port of Boston closed
Mohawk military leader Joseph Brant goes to London to solicit more support from the government and to persuade the Crown to address past Mohawk land grievances in exchange for their participation as allies in the impending war
John Adams secures Dutch Republic's recognition of the United States as an independent government and house he purchased in The Hague, Netherlands became first American embassy.
British King George III dissmisses government of Portland
British government of William Pitt the Younger forms
Oliver Ellsworth moves at the Federal Convention to call the government the United States.
French government proclaims end to stamp/land tax
1st loan to US government (from NYC banks)
King Louis XVI dissmisses French government
Cornerstone laid for 1st US government building: US Mint in Philaelphia
The United States Government establishes a permanent navy and authorizes the building of six frigates.
The French Directory, a five-man revolutionary government, is created.
Curacao government forbids slave work on Sunday
French government arrest 10 utopists
US Sedition Act prohibits "false, scandalous & malicious" writing against government
Eli Whitney receives government contract for 10,000 muskets
The British Indian Government establishes the Fort William College to promote Urdu, Hindi and other vernaculars of sub continent.
1st US college magazine, Yale Literary Government, publishes 1st issue
Rum Rebellion, the only successful (albeit short-lived) armed takeover of the government in Australia.
US Supreme Court rules federal government power greater than any state
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
The Primera Junta (local government) is established in Argentina
Congress approves 1st pensions for government service
US Government & Chicasaw Indians sign a treaty
The government of General José de San Martín establishes the Peruvian Navy.
Stephen F. Austin receives a grant of land in Texas from the government of Mexico.
Creek Indian treaty signed. Tribal chiefs agree to turn over all their land in Georgia to the government & migrate west by Sept 1, 1826
French government of De Polignac forms
President Jackson makes an offer to buy Texas, but Mexican government refuses
Provisional government declares secession of Belgium from Netherlands
British government demands Falkland islands
The government of Mexico imprisons Stephen F. Austin in Mexico City.
Provisional government forms in Oregon Country
William Lamb (Lord Melbourne) forms British government
New Orleans gives US government Jackson Square to be used as a mint
Texas Rangers, mounted police force authorized by Texas Provisional Government
The settlement of Mayagüez, Puerto Rico, is elevated to the royal status of villa by the government of Spain.
Prussian government limits work week for children to 51 hours
US & British settlers in Oregon Country choose government committee
Committee of 9 appointed to establish civil government in Oregon Country
Texas state government formally installed in Austin
Samuel Colt sells his first revolver pistol to the United States government.
Louis-Hippolyte Lafontaine and Robert Baldwin become the first Prime Ministers of the Province of Canada to be democratically elected under a system of responsible government.
De Kempenae's Dutch government resigns
Dutch government of Thorbecke forms
A Russian court sentences Fyodor Dostoevsky to death for anti-government activities linked to a radical intellectual group; his sentence is later commuted to hard labor.
SF County government established
Dutch government recognize Catholics right to organize
Thorbecke government resigns
Netherlands Van Hall government forms
British government of Palmerston forms
US Court of Claims forms for cases against government
1st perforated US postage stamps delivered to government
Dutch Van der Brugghen government resigns
Government of India transferred from East India Company to Crown
Dutch government decides to vacate Schokland Island
The French Government passes a law to set the A-note above middle C to a frequency of 435 Hz, in an attempt to standardize the pitch.
US recognizes Liberal government in Mexico's War of Reform
Dutch Rochussen/Van Bosse government resigns
Congress establishes Government Printing Office
Government Printing Office purchases 1st printing plant, Washington
US President Lincoln opens government Printing Office
Confederate government appoints commissioners to Britain
Confederate government offers war volunteers $10 premium
Lincoln's cabinet declares Union government will pay for expenses once states have mobilized volunteers
Confederacy Congress allies with government of MO
Secession ordinance is filed by Kentucky's Confederate government.
Confederate government raises premium for volunteers from $10 to $20
Dutch 2nd government of Thorbecke forms
US government collects its 1st income tax
Dutch government of Frans van der Putte forms
French government of De Putte resigns
Dutch government of Zuylen van Nijevelt/Heemskerk forms
New Orleans's Democratic government orders police to raid an integrated Republican Party meeting, killing 40 people and injuring 150.
1st British government of Disraeli forms
Dutch government of Zuylen van Nijevelt falls
Van Bosse/Fock government begins
US President Andrew Johnson passes a law that government workers would work 8 hr day
1st British government of Disraeli resigns
1st British government of Gladstone forms
The Meiji government in Japan establishes six new ministries, including one for Shinto.
On command of Louis Riel, Thomas Scott is executed by a firing squad. Riel rejects all appeals and requests to intervene in an attempt to demonstrate to the Canadian government that the Metis must be taken seriously
Florida territorial government established.
The Meiji Japanese government officially annexes the Ryukyu Kingdom into what would become the Okinawa prefecture.
US Congress & government raise own salary, retroactively
Government bond agent Jay Cooke & Co collapses, causing panic on Wall St, the start of the panic of 1873 and the Long depression
Armed Democrats seize Texas government ending Radical Reconstruction
New Zealand's provincial government system is dissolved.
Dutch government of Heemskerk-Van Lynden resigns
DC is given a new government by Congress, 3 commissioners appointed by president (change in 1974)
Nqwiliso, tribal chief of Western Pondoland and eldest son of Ndamase, signs a treaty with H.G. Elliott ceding sovereign rights and shipping in the Umzimvubu River mouth to the Cape government, Southern Africa
Government Kappeijne of Coppello resigns
Jules Ferry forms French government
French government-Ferry resigns
Leon Gambetta forms French government
France government of Gambetta falls
2nd French government of Ferry begins
John Heemskerk Azn forms Dutch government
German government recognizes King Leopold II's Congo Free State
US Congress condemns barbed wire around government grounds
Congress passes Indian Appropriations Act (Indians wards of fed government)
Louis Riel returns to Canada, proclaims provisional government, Sask
2nd French government of Ferry resigns
The Battle of Batoche concludes. Louis Riel and and the Metis defeated by Frederick Middleton, leds to collapse of Provincial Government of Saskatchewan and surrender of Riel
British government of Salisbury forms
1st British government of Salisbury resigns
2nd British government of Salisbury forms
British Salisbury government forms
Louisville, Ky becomes 1st government in US to adopt Australian ballot
Eritrea is consolidated into a colony by the Italian government.
Dutch Mackay government resigns
1st college student government forms at Bryn Mawr Penn
4th & last British government of William Gladstone forms
Ziqiang Institute, today known as Wuhan University, is founded by Zhang Zhidong, governor of Hubei and Hunan Provinces in late Qing Dynasty of China after his memorial to the throne is approved by the Qing Government.
Revolution in Sicily crushed by government troops
4th & last British government of Gladstone resigns
Government obtains injunction against striking Pullman Workers
The Industrial Conciliation and Arbitration Act passed by Richard Seddon's Liberal government, making New Zealand the first country in the world to outlaw strikes in favour of compulsory arbitration
British Roseberry government falls
Doukhobors burn their weapons as a protest against conscription by the Tsarist Russian government.
Italian government decides to attack governor Baratieri of Eritrea
Dutch government of Pierson/Goeman Borgesius resigns
Emilio Aguinaldo signs the Pact of Biak-na-Bato, to end hostilities and dissolve his government, in exchange for amnesty and "$800,000 (Mexican)" as an indemnity
In France, Emile Zola is imprisoned for writing his "J'accuse" letter accusing government of anti-Semitism & wrongly jailing Alfred Dreyfus
Emilio Aguinaldo issues a decree replacing his dictatorial government with a revolutionary government, with himself as President
French government of Dupuy forms
Belgium government of Vandenpeereboom forms
British government sends an additional 10,000 troops to Natal South Africa
Foreign diplomats in Peking, China, write formal notes of protest demanding that the Chinese Government stop the Boxes and other groups leading attacks on Westerners and Christians.
The final report of the USA's Philippine Commission is released, favouring territorial government for the islands with home rule in local affairs, but with US assumptions of ultimate responsibility for the government.
Regents for the King of Uganda and leading chiefs sign a treaty with Great Britain agreeing to the organization of the government, taxation, courts, military, and other functions of their country, which is under British protection.
Japan uses its influence over the government of Korea to deny Russia's efforts to obtain a concession for a naval station at the Korean Port of Masampo, a step in the lead up to the Russo-Japanese war
US Congress pass an act authorizing a civil code and government for the territory of Alaska after gold discoveries bring lawlessness and disorder to the area
Hawaiian Territorial Government begins
The Canadian government reviews immigration policy, prohibiting criminals and paupers from landing in Canada
In Canada, the Liberal Government led by Wilfrid Laurier retains its majority
Mexican government troops are ambushed by Yaqui Indians, 100 killed
A General Committee of National Liberal Federation meets and adopts a resolution deploring the continuation of the war in South Africa and condemning the British Government's insistence on unconditional surrender by the Boers
Under threats from the Ottoman Turkish Government, Bulgaria is forced to arrest the leaders of the Macedonian Committee
A general strike in Barcelona and nearby towns leads to government-troop reprisals that leave 40 dead
US Congress passes the Philippines Government Act, providing that the Philippines be governed by a commission appointed by the President, with consent from the senate; Filipinos are to be treated as citizens of their land, no the USA
Civil government is established in the Philippines by a proclamation from US president Roosevelt, who offers a general amnesty to insurgents
The Canadian government appoints a commission to consider revising, classifying, and consolidating the many public statutes passed over the years
Britain and Germany issue an ultimatum to Venezuela demanding that President Cipriano Castro pay claims for damages caused during his takeover of the government in 1899
British and German ships begin to bombard the Venezuelan forts after President Castro refuses to comply with an ultimatum demanding that he claims for damages caused during his takeover of the government in 1899; Castro asks US President Roosevelt to arbitrate
British parliament passes the Education Act, which will come to be regarded as the most important legislation of Balfour's government
Kuyper government launches anti strike laws
The Sultan agrees to an Austro-Russian plan to reform the government of Macedonia in yet another effort to stifle the rising disorder among the rival Bulgarian
Following through on its attacks on Roman Catholic institutions, the French Government dissolves the Catholic religious orders
In Holland, railroad and dock workers go out on strike, but the government passes anti-strike bills, calls out troops, and promptly ends the strike on the 13th April
British government protests against abuses in Belgian Congo
The Russian Social Democratic Workers Party meets, first in Brussels and then London because their leaders have been forced into exile by the Russian Government
The Japanese Minister to Russia presents a note to the Russian Government protesting against its failure to evacuate Manchuria
John C Watson leads the first Labour Government of Australian when Alfred Deakin resigns; Watson himself will resign in August
The Australian Labor Party under Chris Watson becomes the first Labour government in the world
Interior Minister of Russia, Vyacheslav Plehve is assassinated; as leader of the most reactionary elements of government, he was hated for his repressive policies
General Esteban Huertas steps down after the government of Panama fears he wants to stage a coup.
French government of Combes falls
Maurice Rouvier forms government in France
SOS first adopted as a morse distress signal ( · · · — — — · · · ) by German government
In Russia, the Union of Unions organizes under the chairmanship of Paul Miliukov and joins liberal groups demanding parliamentary government and universal suffrage
Kuyper government forms in Holland
Dutch government of De Master begins
British government of Balfour resigns
British government of Campbell-Bannerman forms
Chinese Government ministries are reorganized as part of the movement towards constitutional government; but in fact the Manchu princes retain control and there is little gain for the Chinese people
British government of Balfour resigns
The British grant Transvaal self-government
Oscar Straus, 1st Jewish government member, appointed Sec of Commerce
Britain grants responsible government to former colony of Transvaal
Conservative coalition take over Reichstag in Germany after rallying conservatives against the threat of a socialist government
De Master's Dutch government resigns
The new Boer government in the Transvaal passes an Asiatic Registration Bill, that restricts immigration from India
Belgium government of De Stain de Naeyer, resigns
Belgium government of De Trooz forms
Belgium Jules baron de Trooz forms Belgian government
Government of Transvaal sends home 50,000 Chinese day workers
The Orange River Colony, known as the Orange Free State, is granted self-government by the British
Dutch government of De Master falls due to war budget
Heemskerk's government begins in Holland
The USA suspends diplomatic relationships with Venezuela after the refusal of Cipriano Castro's government to compensate Americans for injuries suffered in the uprising of 1899
Andrew Fisher assumes the position of prime minister for what turns out to be a short-lived second Labour government, Australia
In support of Mohammed Ali Shah's coup d'etat against the constitutional government in Persia, a Russian military force invades northern Persia to relieve the siege of Tabriz
Dragoumis government forms in Greece
South Australia transfers Northern Territory to federal government
The Government of India announces that emigration to Natal, Southern Africa, is prohibited with effect from 1 July
Belgium government of Schollaert falls
Belgium government of De Broqueville forms
Joseph Caillaux forms government in France
Joao Chagas forms Portuguese government
Caillaux government in France resigns
US government prohibits movies & photos of prize fights (censorship)
US passes Anti-gag law, federal employees right to petition government
Cretan representatives are admitted to the Greek assembly; in doing so the Greek Government challenges the Turkish Government
Aristide Briand forms French government
The Young Turks lead a coup d'etat against the Turkish Government
The Serbian government concludes a ten-year treaty with Greece against Bulgaria; Serbia wishes to pursue Macedonian aspirations with Greece's help
The South African Government pass the Immigration Act, which restricts the entry and free movement of Asians; it leads to widespread agitation and rioting by resident Indians, led by Gandhi
South African Government pass the segregationist Native Land Act, which restricts purchase or lease of land by native Africans
The Egyptian government announces a new constitutional system and electoral law
Pieter Cort Van de Linden forms Dutch government
Women protests take place in the Free State, South Africa, led by Charlotte Maxeke, resisting government attempts to impose passes on women; passes are burnt in front of the municipal offices
Government -Barthou falls due to overtime conscription
White Wolf gang beats government army in Jingdezhen China
Felix Manalo registers the Iglesia ni Cristo with the Filipino government.
Belgian government receives German ultimatum
Dutch Cort Van de Linden government issues silver bonds as money
French government awards King Albert of Belgium the Great Cross
French government returns to Paris
The US Government protests British interference with American merchant ships at sea, but this same day the German announce they will treat food as contraband, subject to seizure; this will weaken America's protest
Last liberal British government of Asquith falls
H. H. Asquith forms a coalition government in the United Kingdom
US government mints 1st $50 gold pieces, for Panama Pacific Expo
After exploding a bomb in the US Senate reception room the previous day, Erich Muenter, an instructor in German at Cornell University, shoots JP Morgan for representing the British government in war contract negotiations
Sophokles Skouloudis forms Greek government
Aristide Briand forms French war government
In retaliation for President Wilson's recognition of the Carranza government, members of Pacho Villa's revolutionary army take 17 American mining engineers from a train and shoot 16 of them in cold blood
Dutch government ends all military engagements
Claiming that the USA must act to quell dangerous disorder, the government orders US Marines to land in Santo Domingo; the American occupation will continue until 1924
With the death of Yuan Shikai, who has ruled much of China since 1912, the central government virtually collapses in the face of warlords who assert themselves, including Sun Yat-Sen
Eleftherios Venizelos announces he is forming a Provisional Government in Crete as an alternative to the one in Athens; he is determined to bring Greece into the war on the side of the Allies
France extends formal recognition of the Provisional Government in Crete proclaimed Eleftherios Venizelos
Australian government holds a national referendum seeking support for the proposal of compulsory conscription; it is rejected
Paul Miliukov delivers in the State Duma the famous "stupidity or treason" speech, precipitating the downfall of the Boris Stürmer government.
British government of David Lloyd George forms
David Lloyd George forms British war government
The Greek Government accepts reparations for Allied losses sustained in recent actions in Greece
In Australia, Nationalist Party takes over a coalition government
U.S. government releases the plaintext of the Zimmermann Telegram to the public.
Turkish government authorizes Jews to return to Tel Aviv & Jaffa
Russia proclaimed a republic by Alexander Kerensky's Provisional government
British government gives final approval to Balfour Declaration
October Revolution (Oct 25 OS) in Russia, Lenin and the Bolsheviks seize power, capture the Winter Palace, overthrowing Provisional Government
New bolshevik government under Lenin suspends freedom of press (temporary) during October Revolution
World War I: An armistice is reached between the new Russian Bolshevik government and the Central Powers.
Fed government took over operation of American RR for duration of WW I
The Sedition Act of 1918 is passed by the U.S. Congress, making criticism of the government an imprisonable offense.
Dutch government reclaims South seas
Dutch government of Ruijs de Beerenbrouck forms
Baden's Geisz forms government
Strike against Ruhrgebied government of Scheidemann
Mexican Revolution leader Emiliano Zapata is ambushed and shot dead by government forces in Morelos.
The Establishment of the Provisional Government of the Republic of Korea.
German government of Scheideman resigns
Bauer forms German government
Nitti government forms in Italy
Alexandre Millerand forms French government
The national council in Turkey denounces the government of Sultan Mehmed VI and announces a temporary constitution.
Turkish government renounces its claim to Israel, recognizes British mandate
Dimitrios Rallis forms a government in Greece.
Government of Ireland Act / Home Rule Act passed partitioning Ireland
Yugoslav government bans communist party
The Asiatic Inquiry Commission, est. by the South African Government, proposes a system of voluntary repatriation and segregation of Indians and prohibit Indians from buying agricultural land in a specified area along the coast
2nd government of Ruijs de Beerenbrouck forms
Coal miners in the Transvaal, South Africa, embark on a strike in response to a wage cut, which quickly escalated into a large-scale revolt against the government, known as the Rand Rebellion.
Italian government of Bonomi falls
Republic rebels occupies 4 government courts in Dublin
France grants 1 km² at Vimy Ridge "freely, and for all time, to the Government of Canada, the free use of the land exempt from all taxes."
2nd government of Ruys de Beerenbrouck installed in Netherlands
Government of Alexandros Zaimis forms in Greece
Schwebla replaces Benes government in Czechoslavakia
Conservative Andrew Bonar Law forms government in United Kingdom
Italian government resigns under pressure from fascists & Benito Mussolini
Benito Mussolini takes control of Italy's government
Benito Mussolini forms government in Italy
Wilhelm Cuno forms new German government
British government grants Trans-Jordan autonomy
Belgium's Theunis government falls because of mine, post & railroad strike
Gustav Stresemann becomes premier of German coalition government
Stresemann government ends resistance against occupiers in Ruhrgebied
2nd government of Stresemann in Germany forms
Saxony gets Social Democratic & Communist coalition government
Beierse government refuses to prohibit NSDAP newspaper Völkischer Beobachter
Dutch Government of Ruijs de Beerenbrouck resigns
Army move SPD/KPD-government to German part of Saxon
Beer Hall Putsch-Nazis fail to overthrow government, 16 die/Hitler flees
Germany's Stresemann government falls to SPD
Dutch Catholic minority government of Wilhelm Marx forms
Polish government of Grabski forms
3rd Dutch government Ruijs de Beerenbrouck forms
Government of Stanley Baldwin resigns in Great Britain
Ramsey MacDonald forms 1st Labour government in Britain
Ramsay MacDonald's incoming Labour government formally recognizes the Soviet Union
Benito Mussolini government exchanges diplomats with USSR
Belgium's Theunis government falls
British Labour government cuts military budget
3rd term of Belgium Theunis government begins
New French government of Poincaré begins
German government of Marx resigns
Government routes 7 Provinces to Peking
French government names Gen Serrail gov-gen of Syria
Greek government of Dikalekopoulis forms
British Labour government of Ramsay MacDonald falls to Conservatives
British Labour government of Ramsay MacDonald resigns
Hans Luther forms German government, with DNVP
Turkish government throws out Constantine VI of Constantinople
Jihad against Turkish government
British government of Baldwin refuses to ratify Geneva agreement
The Union Government rejects a round-table conference with India on the grounds that it will constitute interference in South African affairs
Queen Wilhelmina names H Colijn head of government
1st Dutch Colijn government forms
Night of Kersten - Colijn Dutch government falls by SGP-amendement
7th French government of Briand sworn-in
German government of Luther falls
2nd German government of Luther begins
Kwo-Min-Tang (Guomindang) declares war on government/warlords
De Geer government in Netherlands takes office
German government of Luther falls
German government of Marx takes power
Belgian government of Jaspar takes power
Sholom Schwartzbard assassinates Symon Petliura, the head of the Paris-based government-in-exile of Ukrainian People's Republic.
Egyptian government of Adly Pasha forms
Swedish government of Ekman forms
7th French government of Briand falls
8th government of Briand van France forms
Jaspar government asks authority to save Belgian franc
2nd French government of Herriot, forms
French government of Poincaré forms
Philippines government asks USA for a plebiscite on independence
Austria government of Seipel, forms
Danish Madsen government forms
German Marx government falls due to cooperation with red army
British government decides to send troops to China
Serbian-Croatian-Slavic government of Oezonowitsj falls
4th German government of Marx forms
US government doesn't sign league of Nations disarmament treaty
Japan's Wakarsoeki government falls/Baron Tanaka becomes premier
Chiang Kai-Shek forms anti-government in China
The government of Hungary issues a decree ordering Gypsies to end their nomadic ways, settle permanently in one place, and subject themselves to the same laws and taxes as other Hungarians.
US acknowledge Chinese government of Chiang Kai-shek
France's 5th government of Poincaré forms
Austrian government of Ignaz Seipel falls
General Feng Yu-Xiang of China declares war on Chiang Kai-Shek government
Ramsey MacDonald forms minority Labour government in Britain
The Fascist government in Italy bans the use of foreign words.
Charles Ruijs de Beerenbrouck forms Dutch government
British Labour government recovers diplomatic relations with USSR
French government of Briand falls
James H Scullin forms Australia government
Belgian government of Jaspar falls
French government of Tardieu falls
Richard Bedford Bennet forms Canadian government
Austrian government of Vaugoin forms
Getúlio Dornelles Vargas became Head of the Provisional Government in Brazil after a bloodless coup on October 24.
Otto Ender forms Austrian government
French government of Tardieu falls
Theodore Steeg forms French government
French government of Steeg falls
Spanish government of General Damasco Berenguer falls
Belgian government of Jaspar falls
Austrian government of Ender falls
Lord Cecil of British government says War was never so improbable
In New Zealand, the Coalition Government forms to combat the Depression (their lack of success led to the election of the First Labour Government in 1935)
Japanese government of Imukai forms
France's Laval government falls
Dominion of Newfoundland: 10,000 rioters seize the Colonial Building leading to the end of self-government.
Government declares "Wilhelmus" as the Netherlands' national anthem
German government of von Papen forms
The state of São Paulo revolts against the Brazilian Federal Government, starting the Constitutionalist Revolution
German government of Papen falls/Reichstag dissolved
Hungarian government of Károlyi falls
Anti-semite Julius Gombos forms new government in Hungary
Belgium government of Renkin falls
British government signs trade agreement with Soviet Union
British government signs trade treaty with USSR
Greek government of Venizelos falls
German government of von Papen resigns
French government of Herriot falls
French government of Paul Boncour falls
German government of Von Schleicher falls
Adolf Hitler named German Chancellor, forms government with Von Papen
French government of Daladier takes power
Colonial government arrests Anton de Kom in Paramaribo Suriname
Dutch government forbids leftwing radio address
2nd emergency Dutch government of Colijn forms
Austrian government-Dollfuss bans nazi-organizations
The Iraqi Government slaughters over 3,000 Assyrians in the village of Sumail. The day becomes known as Assyrian Martyrs Day.
Spain's 2nd government of Azaña forms
Alejandro Lerroux forms new Spanish government
Martinez Barrios forms new Spanish government
French government of Serraut forms
Rudolf Hess & Earnest Rohm become a minister in Hitler government
Spain's 2nd government of Lerroux forms
Government disallows NSB-membership for civil service
French government of Chautemps falls (Stavisky Affair)
1st theatrical presentation sponsored by US government, NYC
Gaston Doumergue forms new French government
Austrian Dollfuss government bans socialist party
Commission of Government is sworn in as form of direct rule for the Dominion of Newfoundland.
Spanish government of Samper forms
US Court of Appeals upheld lower court ruling striking down government's attempt to ban controversial James Joyce novel "Ulysses"
New Belgian government of Theunis, Francqui & Gutt (3 bankers)
1st Belgium government of Van Zealand resigns
3rd Dutch government of Colijn sworn in
French Laval government falls
Federal Register, 1st magazine of the US government, publishes 1st issue
Quiroga government takes office in Spain
Aer Lingus (Aer Loingeas) is founded by the Irish government as the national airline of the Republic of Ireland.
1st government of Zealand in Belgium ends
2nd Belgian government of Van Zealand forms
1 million demonstrate to support French People's Front government
Generals Mola & Cabanellas form Spanish anti-government
Spanish government moves to Barcelona
Albanian government of Frasheri falls
Germany & Italy recognize Spanish government of Francisco Franco
Leon Blum becomes premier of People's front government of France
French People's front government-Blum falls
Belgian government of Zealand falls due to black money
Spanish government moves from Valencia to Barcelona
Japan recognizes Franco government
Dutch government recognizes Italian king Emanuel III as emperor of Abyssinia
Dutch government starts obligatory unemployment insurance
Britain & France recognize Franco government in Spain
2nd government of Blum replaced by Daladier government in France
Sudeten Germans in Czechoslovakia demand self government
Hitler issues ultimatum to Czech government, demanding Sudenten Land
Spanish government moves to Figueras
Spanish government flees to France
Belgian Spaak government falls
Belgian government of Pierlot forms
Belgian government of Pierlot falls
US recognizes Franco government in Spain at end of Spanish civil war. Pope Pius XII congratulates Generalissimo Franco's victory in Spain
Colijn's Dutch government opens camp Westerbork for German Jews
Hubert Pierlot forms Belgian government
4th Dutch government of Colijn falls
5th & last Dutch government of Colijn, forms
5th Dutch government of Colijn falls
2nd Dutch De Geer government forms (1st with Social Democrats)
Polish government of Moscicki flees to Romania
Soviet government revokes Russian-Finnish non-aggression treaty
Pianist Ignaz Paderewski becomes premier of Polish government in exile
French government of Daladier falls
Vidkun Quisling forms Norwegian "national government"
Norwegian King Haakon & government flee to Britain
Norwegian government in exile forms in London
Reynaud forms French government
French government moves to Bordeaux
Communist government installed in Lithuania
Diplomatic relations broken between Britain & Vichy government in France
Marshall Henri Petain, French hero of World War One, becomes head of the collaborative Vichy government of France.
Churchill recognizes De Gaulle government in exile
Dutch government in exile of Gerbrandy forms in London
Gerbrandy becomes premier of Dutch government in exile
German High Commissioner in Norway sets up Vidkun Quisling government
France Vichy government proclaims end to Jewish status
World War II: The U.S. government announces its Liberty ship program to build freighters in support of the war effort.
Vichy-France's head of government Admiral Dalarn consults with Hitler
British Army enters Baghdad, chasing pro-German coup government
The New Zealand Labour Party abolish the death penalty (It is reintroduced by the National government in 1950 before being finally removed from the statute book in 1961)
General de Gaulle forms government in exile in London
Russian government moves from Moscow to Volga as Nazis close in on Moscow
Yugoslav government in exile names Draza Mihailovic premier
London: Dutch government declares war on Japan
Dutch government in London declares war on Italy
2nd Norwegian government of Quisling forms
Adipatie Ario Soejono becomes minister in Gerbrandy government
French government of Reynaud resigns
Netherland's government in exile (London) recognizes Soviet Union
British government cancels agreement of Munich
French Government in exile of De Gaulle cancels agreement of Munich
US & British government announce establishment of United Nations
The Beveridge Report is published by the British government unveiling plans for a post-war welfare state
Japanese government in Java limits sale & use of motorcars
Soviet Union breaks contact with Polish government exiled in London
Benito Mussolini forms a rival fascist government in Italy
France arrests government of Lebanon after they abolish the French mandate
France officially recognises the independence of Lebanon, releasing the imprison Lebanese government
Partisan Tito forms temporary government in Jajce, Bosnia
Yugoslavian resistance forms provisionary government under Dr Ribar
France transfers most of her powers in Lebanon to Lebanese government
USSR recognizes Italian Badoglio government
Greek Colonel Venizelos forms government
Papandreou government in Greece forms
US government recognizes authority of General De Gaulle
French provisional government moves from Algiers to Paris
Bulgaria government of Bagrjanow, resigns
Hungary: Horthy government falls/nazi count Szalasi becomes premier
Pro-German government of Hungary flees
General Radescu forms Romanian government
Greek General Plastiras forms government
The Hungarian Provisional Government concludes an armistice with the USSR, US, and Britain, agree to pay reparations and to join the war against Germany
Gerbrandy Dutch government refuses Dutch Jewish right to buy
2nd Dutch government of Gerbrandy forms in London
King Michael of Romania gives in to Communist government
Yugoslavia government of Tito forms
Admiral Karl Doenitz forms German government
Schermerhorn government forms
Polish Provisional government of National Unity set up by Soviets
Japanese government disregards US ultimatum
USSR establishes a communist government in North Korea
US government announces end of shoe rationing
Java: Sutan Sjahrir appointed as forming government
F Gouin follows De Gaulle as temporary leader of French government
British government takes control of Bank of England, after 252 years
Belgian government of Spaak forms
Belgian government of Spaak resigns
Belgian government of Acker forms
Van Acker forms Belgian government (without CVP)
US recognizes Tito's Yugoslavia government
Speaking at a prayer meeting in New Delhi, Gandhi calls on the South African government to stop 'hooliganism' by Whites
British mandatory government of Palestine arrests 100 leaders of Yishnuv
Dutch Beel government forms
1st Dutch government of Beel forms
Belgian government of Acker resigns
Belgian government of Huysmans forms
Ordinance No. 46 of the British Military Government constitutes the German Land (state) of Schleswig-Holstein.
Nehru forms government in India
French government of Bidault resigns
US government asks UN to order dictator Franco out of Spain
Aleide de Gasperi forms Italian government of christian-dems & communists
Belgian government of Huysmans resigns
Belgian government of Spaak forms
Paraguayian government unleashes contra revolt
Italian government of Gasperi forms
Prime Minister of shadow Burma government, Bogyoke Aung San and 6 of his cabinet and 2 non-cabinet members assassinated by armed paramilitaries
British government sails "Exodus" with fugitives from Nazis
French government of Schumann forms
Provisionary Indonesian government installed in Batavia
Belgian government of Spaak resigns
South Africa elects a nationalist government under D.F. Malan with an apartheid policy
French government of Schuman, resigns
Willem Drees forms Socialist government (KVP/Social Democratics/CHU/Liberal) in the Netherlands
1st Dutch government of Beel resigns
Belgian government of Spaak, forms
Belgian government of Spaak resigns
Soviets set up a separate municipal government in East Berlin
Greek government disbands due to state of war, press censorship
Dutch Drees government presents plan for the building of 30,000 houses
British government recognises Republic of Ireland (previously Irish Free State)
British government grants Cyrenaica (East-Libya) independence
Administration of territory of Manipur taken over by Indian government
Chinese Nationalist government moves from Chinese mainland to Formosa
Dutch government raises all wages 5%, minimally fl. 5 per week
The state of Ajaigarh is ceded to the Government of India.
Britain recognizes Communist government of China
Georges Bidault forms French government
Sen Joe McCarthy claims to have list of 205 communist government employees
Belgian government of Eyskens resigns
Sophocles Venizelos forms liberal Greeks government
Polish Catholic church & government sign accord over relations
Pres Harry Truman denies there are communists in US government
French government of Bidault resigns
René Pleven forms French government
Belgian government dismisses all communist civil servants
Great Three acknowledge Bond government as only German government
UN gets US government approval to issue postage stamps
Dutch government Drees-van Schaik resigns
French government of Pleven dissolves
2nd Dutch government of Drees forms
Government of Drees takes power
Dutch Antilles government of Da Costa Gomez forms
The Polish cultural attache in Paris, Czesław Miłosz, asks the French government for political asylum.
David Ben-Gurion forms Israeli government
Mir Waiz Maulvi Muhammad Yusouf is appointed President of Azad Kashmir Government.
French Plevin government falls
Belgian Pholien government resigns
Egyptian government-Ali Maher Pasja resigns
Antoine Pinay forms French government
Hugo Ballivian's government is overthrown by the Bolivian National Revolution, starting a period of agrarian reform, universal suffrage and the nationalisation of tin mines
Salaheddine Baccouche forms Tunisian government
Hussein Sirri Pasha forms Egyptian government
Willem Drees forms new Dutch government
General Naguib forms Egyptian government/becomes premier
Dutch government refuses New-Guinea (West-Irian)
Czech government tells Israeli ambassador, he's persona non grata
French government of Pinay, resigns
René Mayer forms French government
Raab forms his 1st government in Austria
French government of Mayer resigns
Lebanese president Camille Shamun disbands government
US President Dwight Eisenhower establishes Government Contract Compliance Committee
Polish government fires/imprisons Cardinal Wyszynski
Dutch government proclaims 5% general pay increase on Jan 1, 1954
US government gives France $385 million for combat in Indo-China
Fanfani forms Italian government
Fanfani government of Italy resigns
Mario Scelba forms new government in Italy
German government refuses to recognize DDR
Belgian Van Houtte government resigns
Achiel van Acker forms Belgian government
Pierre Mendèsforms French government
CIA-sponsored rebels overthrow elected government of Guatemala
Tunisian government of M'zali, resigns
In South Africa, The Natives Resettlement Act empowers the Government to remove Africans from any area within and next to the magisterial district of Johannesburg; less than a year after the Act was passed Sophiatown residents were forcefully removed to Meadowlands in Soweto
The Government of Pakistan approves the National Anthem, written by Hafeez Jullundhry and composed by Ahmed G. Chagla.
Japanese government of Joshida resigns
Norwegian government of Einar Gerhardsen forms
The Government of Sindh abolished Jagirdari system in the province. One million acres (4000 km²) of land thus acquired is to be distributed among the landless peasants.
Edgar Faure forms French government
EOKA-bomb attacks against British government buildings in Cyprus
British government signs military treaty with Iraq
Dutch government of Drees resigns
Jordan government of Tewfik Abdul Huda resigns
Said el-Mufti forms Jordan government
Antonio Segni forms government in Italy
Ali Sastroamidjojo of government resigns in Indonesia
Tengku Abdul Rahman forms Malacca government
Indonesia government of Harahap forms
David Ben-Gurion forms Israeli government
Turkish government of Menderes resigns
Argentine government disbands Peronistic party
Turkish government of Menderes forms
Samir el-Rifai forms government in Jordan
Jordan government refuses to join Pact of Baghdad
French government of Mollet forms
Indonesian government of Harahap resigns
French government decides to send 200,000 reservists to Algeria
Bandaranaike government forms in Ceylon
French government sends 50,000 reservists to Algeria
Jordan government of Samir resigns
Jordan government of Said el-Mufti forms
Eisenhower signs farm bill allows government to store agricultural surplus
Singapore government of Marshall resigns
Lim Yem Hock forms Singapore government
British government sends 3 aircraft carriers to Egypt
French government routes troops to Cyprus near Suez crisis
Thousands of Hungarians protest against the government and Soviet occupation. (The Hungarian Revolution is crushed on November 4).
Nagy government of Hungary withdraws from Warsaw Pact
Dedan Kimathi, a Kenyan rebel leader is executed by the British colonial government.
Indonesian government of Sastroamidjojo resigns
Jordanian government of Naboelsi resigns
Ibrahim Hashim forms Jordanian government
Italian government of Segni resigns
Gabriel Paris forms government of Colombia
Adone Zoli forms Italian government
French government of Mollet resigns
South Africa government approves race separation in universities
Laos government of prince Suvanna Phuma resigns
Prince Suvanna Phuma forms government in LAOS, with Pathet Lao
Pote Sarasin forms government in Thailand
French government of Mauroy resigns due to Algeria
Israeli government of Ben-Gurion, resigns
Sjafroeddin Prawiranegara forms anti-government of Middle Sumatra
Government troops land in Sumatra Indonesia
South Africa government prohibits the African National Congress
French government of Gaillard falls due to Tunisia crisis
Government troops reconquer Padang, Middle-Sumatra Indonesia
Pierre Pflimlin forms French government
French government of Pflimlin resigns/200,000 demonstrate against De Gaulle
Government troops land on North-Celebes Indonesia
Dutch government of Drees ends obligatory dismissal of married teachers
J Pengel forms government/Emanuels premier of Suriname
General Abdul K Kassem forms a military government in Iraq overthrowing the monarchy
Ferhat Abbas forms Algerian government in exile (Cairo)
Belgian government of Eyskens resigns
Belgium government of Eyskens & Lilar forms
Finnish government of Fagerholm resigns
4th (last) Dutch government of Drees falls
2nd Dutch Beel government forms
Abdallah Ibrahim forms government of Morocco
US recognizes Fidel Castro's Cuban government
Italy government of Fanfani resigns
Antonio Segni forms Italian government
The Avro Arrow program to design and manufacture supersonic jet fighters in Canada is cancelled by the Diefenbaker government amid much political debate.
Brit government arrests Hastings Banda of Nyasaland, ends emergency crisis
11 days after Tibet uprising, China dissolves Tibet's government & installs Panchen Lama
Charles de Gaulle forms French government
The first government of the State of Singapore is sworn in.
In South Africa, Apartheid government efforts to remove Black people from Cato Manor close to the Durban city center to Kwa Mashu, a newly established black township on the outskirts, is met with violent resistance.
Ben-Gurion's Israeli government resigns
Italian government of Segni falls
Italian government Tambroni forms
American Samoa sets up a constitutional government
Military coup overthrows democratic government of Turkey
Argentine government demands release of Adolf Eichmann
Somaliland is granted independence by British government
Italian government Tambroni, resigns
Italian government of Fanfani forms
Islamabad declared as the federal capital of the Government of Pakistan.
De Quay's Dutch government falls
Belgium government of Eyskens resigns
Austrian 4th & last government of Raab resigns
Tanganyika granted full internal self-government by Britain
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
Finland's Miettunen government forms
US government issues a stamp honoring 100th birthday of James Naismith
Rwanda granted internal self-government by Belgium
Laos prince Souvanna Phouma forms coalition government
Suvanna Phuma forms government in Laos
Inonu government forms in Turkey
Algerian government of Ben Bella forms
Canada government orders changing nickel back to round shape
"Jopie" Pengel forms government in Suriname
Greek government of Karamanlis resigns
Greek government of Pipinolis forms
Levi Eshkol forms Israeli government
Zanzibar granted internal self-government by Britain
Alfons Gorbach forms Austrian government
Indian government announces it will cut last remaining links with South Africa by refusing landing facilities to South African aircraft
Dutch government of Marijnen forms
Gambia achieves full internal self-government
Alec Douglas-Home forms British government
Aldo Moro forms Italian government (1963-1968)
Tsjoi Doo Sun forms government in South Korea
1st government report warning by US Surgeon General Luther Terry reports that smoking may be hazardous
Papandreou government takes power in Greece
The government of Italy asks for help to keep the Leaning Tower of Pisa from toppling over.
Moise Tsjombe forms government in Congo
Dutch government gives Indonesia export guarantees
German DR government allows short visits to West Germany
Jens Otto Krag forms minority government in Denmark
Levi Eshkol forms Israeli government
Turkish government of Uerguplu forms
Dutch government of Marijnen falls
Dutch Marijnen government resigns
Australian government announces it would send troops to Vietnam
Pierre Harmel forms Belgium government
Garcia Godoy forms government in Dominican Republic
Stefan Stefanopoulos forms Greek government
US government sends 90,000 soldiers to Vietnam
South Africa government says children of white fathers are white
British government proclaims ends oil-embargo against Rhodesia
Dutch government shuts Limburgs coal mine
Belgian government shuts 6 coal mines
Georges Pompidou re-appointed French Prime Minister and forms new government
Polish government denies exit visa to Cardinal Wyszynski revisionism
Harmel government in Belgium resigns
Military coup in Syria ends Bitar government
South Africa government bans Defense & Aid Fund
General Suharto forms government in Indonesia
Belgium government of Vanden Boeynants begins
Soviet government signs accord about building Fiat factory in USSR
South African Bishop Alphaeus Hamilton Zulu, is refused a passport and thus permission to attend an international church conference by the South African government
South African government bans Beatle records
Dutch government of Cals falls by motion of Schmelzer
Dutch government of Zijlstra forms
1st black government installed in Bahamas
Dutch De Young government forms
Premier Georges Pompidou forms new French government
Britain grants internal self-government to Swaziland
Government bans submarines near South Africa
Australians vote in favor of a constitutional referendum granting the Australian government the power to make laws to benefit Indigenous Australians and to count them in the national census.
Mayor-council form of government instituted for Washington, DC
British government devalues pound from US equivalent of $2.80 to $2.40
The Pakistan Peoples Party is founded by Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto who becomes its first Chairman later as the Head of state and Head of government after the 1971 Civil War.
Turkish-Cypriot government forms in Cyprus
Belgium government of Vanden Boeynants falls
Czechoslovakia Cernik government forms
Czech government announces liberalizing reforms under Alexander Dubček
Canadians must get government permission to export silver
Belgium government of Eyskens-Merlot forms
Couve de Murville forms government in France
French government-Couve de Murville forms
The Guyanese government takes over the British Guiana Broadcasting Service (BGBS).
Government seizes oil fields in Peru
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Commerce Brian Faulkner resigns from the Northern Ireland cabinet in protest at the policies of Prime Minister Terence O'Neill and the lack of 'strong government'
Minister of Health and Social Services William Morgan resigns from the Northern Ireland government
Suriname government of Pengel resigns
The Unionist Parliamentary Party votes by 28 to 22 to introduce universal adult suffrage in local government elections in Northern Ireland; the demand for 'one man, one vote' had been one of the most powerful slogans of the civil rights movement
Sudanese government is overthrown in a military coup
Dutch Antilles government of Kroon resigns
A report published by the International Commission of Jurists on the British government's policy in Northern Ireland is critical of both the British government and the Northern Ireland government
French government of Couve de Murville resigns
Italian Rumor government resigns
Palme government forms in Sweden
Federal government bans use of cyclamates artificial sweeteners
US government holds its 1st draft lottery since WW II
Marxist government takes over in Congo
White government of Rhodesia declares independence from Britain
Two-week US postal strike begins; it is against the government and is the largest wildcat strike in US history
Irish Prime Minister Jack Lynch sacks two ministers in the Irish government over allegations of illegal arms importation
British government of Edward Heath forms (with Margaret Thatcher in the Cabinet)
Italian Rumor government resigns
A ban on parades and public processions until January 1971 is announced by the Stormont government (North Ireland Parliament)
Minister of Home Affairs Robert Porter resigns from the Stormont government (North Ireland parliament)
Fighting between Arabic guerillas and government forces in Amman, Jordan.
King Hussein of Jordan forms military government
Dutch Antilles: government of Petronia falls
Polish government proclaims price rise
Government exhibit under construction in Brazil collapses, kills 65
Turkish Government of Demirel forced to resign by Army
Government of Trygve Bratteli in Norway.
Northern Ireland Prime Minister James Chichester-Clark resigns in protest at what he views as a limited security response by the British government
In Sri Lanka, Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna launches insurrection against the United Front government of Mrs. Sirimavo Bandaranaike.
In defiance of a government ban, members of the Orange Order march through the mainly Catholic town of Dungiven, County Londonderry causing a riot
Barend Biesheuvel government forms in Netherlands
Venezuela's Hydrocarbons Reversion Law mandates gradual transfer to government ownership of all "unexploited concession areas" by 1974 and "all their residual assets" by 1983
New Zealand Prime Minister Keith Holyoake announces in Parliament that New Zealand's combat force would be withdrawn from Vietnam before the end of the year, coinciding with a similar announcement by the Australian government
MP David Bleakley resigns in protest over the introduction of Internment and the lack of any new political initiatives by the Northern Ireland government
Gerard Newe becomes the first Catholic to serve in any Northern Ireland government since 1920; Newe was appointed to try to improve community relations
The US increase air activity to support the Cambodian government as fighting neared Phnom Penh
The government of the Republic of Ireland states that it will take the allegations of brutality against the security forces in Northern Ireland to the European Court of Human Rights
Cambodian Civil War: Khmer Rouge rebels intensify assaults on Cambodian government positions, forcing their retreat from Kompong Thmar and nearby Ba Ray.
Belgian government of Eyskens-Cools forms
Military coup ousts civilian government of Ghana
Brit government declares state of emergency after month-long miners' strike
Northern Ireland's Government and Parliament dissolved by the British Government and 'direct rule' from Westminster is introduced
British Prime Ministe rEdward Heath confirms that a plan to conduct an arrest operation, in the event of a riot during the march on 30 January 1972, was known to British government Ministers in advance
Vietcong forms revolutionary government in Quang Tri South Vietnam
Members of the NI Social Democratic and Labour Party hold a meeting with representatives of the Irish Republican Army in Derry; the IRA representatives outline their conditions for talks with the British Government
Chile president Allende forms new government
Secret Talks Between IRA and British Government: Gerry Adams is part of a delegation to London for talks with the British Government
OPEC approves plan providing for 25 percent government ownership of all Western oil interests operating within Kuwait, Qatar, Abu Dhabi and Saudi Arabia
Belgium government of Eyskens resigns
Pierre Trudeau forms Canadian government
Belgium government of Leburton forms
Suriname government of Sedney arrests 13 union leaders
US Government ends Mandatory Oil Import Program, established in 1959 by President Eisenhower
Dutch government of Uyl forms
Citing government misconduct, Daniel Ellsberg has his charges for his involvement in releasing the Pentagon Papers to The New York Times dismissed.
US vice-president Spiro T Agnew says reports he took kickbacks are "damned lies" from government contracts in Maryland. Vowed not to resign.
Spyris Markezinis forms government in Greece
John Lennon sues US government to admit FBI is tapping his phone
Government De Uyl decides Palestijnse fugitives to support
Australia grants self-government to Papua New Guinea
Dutch Antillean government of Evertsz forms
District of Columbia Home Rule Act is passed, allowing residents of Washington, D.C. to elect their own local government.
With effect from this date the New Zealand government terminates all tariff preferences previously granted to South Africa.
Belgium government of Leburton falls
Bulent Ecevit forms government in Turkey
Kuwait announces 60 percent government participation in BP-Gulf concession
Ethiopian government of Makonnen forms
Leo Tindemans forms Belgium government
Canada government of Trudeau falls
Nigeria announces 55 percent government participation in all oil concessions
Yitzhak Rabin forms a new Israeli government
A new Instrument of Government is promulgated making Sweden a parliamentary monarchy.
Rumor's government in Italy resigns
Gaston Thorn forms Luxembourg government
60 Ethiopia government officials executed
FSLN seizes government hostages at a private Managua party
The Provisional Irish Republican Army agrees to a truce and ceasefire with the British government and the Northern Ireland Office; Seven "incident centres" are established in nationalist areas to monitor the ceasefire and the response of the security forces
Dutch government of De Uyl decides to obtain an F-16
Provisional Revolutionary Government of South Vietnam established
Argentine government falls
India expels three reporters from The Times, The Daily Telegraph, and Newsweek because they refused to sign a pledge to abide by government censorship.
The British government closes its consulate in Angola following increasing fighting between the Popular Movement for the Liberation of Angola and South African troops
38 government leaders signs Helsinki accord
OPEC announces a 15% increase in government per barrel revenues
Government De Uyl recalls Dutch ambassador from Spain
Britain grants internal self-government to Seychelles
British government sends troops to Belize
New Zealand government establishes the country's first centralised electronic database through the Wanganui Computer Act, raising questions about the state's ability to gather information on its citizens
Orlando Letelier is assassinated in Washington, D.C. He was a member of the Chilean socialist government of Salvador Allende, overthrown in 1973 by Augusto Pinochet.
Jaime Ornelas Camacho takes office as the first President of the Regional Government of Madeira, Portugal.
Government halts swine flu vaccination prog following reports of paralysis
Dutch Den Uyl government falls
Uyl government falls
Morarji Desai forms government in India
Belgium government of Tindemans forms
Menahem Begin forms Israeli government
The military-controlled Government of Uruguay announces that it will return the nation to civilian rule through general elections in 1981 for a President and Congress.
Dutch Antillean government-Evertsz resigns
Dutch government of Van Agt/Wiegel forms
Bulent Ecevit forms government in Turkey
Israeli government votes to `strengthen' settlements in occupied Sinai
Mario Soares forms Portuguese government
Belgian government resigns
Israeli government rejects Sadat's call for return of 2 Sinai areas
Portugal government of Da Costa falls
Sweden's Fälldin government falls
Belgium government of Tindemans resigns
Paul Vanden Boeynants forms Belgium government
Israeli government approves "in principle", a draft compromise peace
Iranian general Gholan Reza Azhari forms government
Shah of Iran, asks Shapour Bahktiar to form a civilian government
Shah leaves Iran on vacation, never to return; Bakhtiar government established by the Shah to preside until unrest subsides
British government of Callaghan falls
Belgium's Martens government forms
The first black-led government of Rhodesia in 90 years takes power.
Portugal government of Mota Pinto resigns
Maria de Lurdes Pintasilgo forms government in Portugal
Italian government of Cossiga begins
Government of Mauretania signs peace treaty with Polisario
US Federal government made $1.5 billion loan to Chrysler
Iran government of Bazargan resigns
British government identifies Sir Anthony Blunt, art advisor to the Queen, as 4th man in Soviet spy ring
Dutch government demands boycott of Olympics
Belgium's Marten's government resigns
Belgium 3rd government of Martens forms
Cuban government closes Mariel Harbor ending "freedom flotilla"
Belgium 3rd government of Martens resigns
4th government of Martens forms in Belgium
Polish government legalizes independent labor union Solidarity
Polish government recognizes Solidarity trade union
French government accord sends 60 Mirage fighter jets to Iraq
US government grants Atlanta $1 million to search for black boy murderer
Belgium's 4th government of Martens resigns
Yugoslav government sends troops to Kosovo
Belgium Eyskens government forms
A passenger train travelling between Mansi and Saharsa, India, jumps the tracks at a bridge crossing the Bagmati river. The government places the official death toll at 268 plus another 300 missing; however, it is generally believed that the actual figure is closer to 1,000 killed.
French government of Mauroy forms, with 4 communists
74 government officials die in attack in Iran
2nd government of Van Agt forms in Netherlands
Citing official misconduct in the investigation and trial, Amnesty International charges the U.S. government with holding Richard Marshall of the American Indian Movement as a political prisoner.
2nd Dutch government of Van Agt resigns
Spanish government requests membership in NATO
Polish government declares martial law, arrests Solidarity activists
Dutch Van Agt's 2nd government falls
Belgium's 5th government of Martens forms
Government troops and Muslim fundamentalists battle in Hamah, Syria
South African President P.W. Botha issues a new Proclamation again placing Ingwavuma under government control
Bolivian government resigns
Jorgensen government in Denmark resigns
Olof Palme forms Swedish government
The Spanish Socialist government of Felipe González and Miguel Boyer nationalizes Rumasa, a holding of José María Ruiz Mateos.
Argentine government declares all 15-30,000 missing persons dead
Sudan People's Liberation Army/Movement rebels against the Sudanese government.
Supreme Court rules government can deny tax breaks to schools that racially discriminated against students
Chad government troops reconquer Abéché
Polish government ends 19 months of martial law
4 South Korean government ministers assassinated in Rangoon Burma
Federal government shut down
Members of Cameroon's Republican Guard unsuccessfully attempt to overthrow the government headed by Paul Biya.
Netherlands' Lubbers government gives 48 sites for cruise missiles
Government orders air bags or seat belts would be required in cars by 1989
Simon Peres forms Israeli government with Likoed
US government closes down due to budget problems
Zamboanga City mayor Cesar Climaco, a prominent critic of the government of Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos, is assassinated in his home city.
Israel government confirms resettlement of 10,000 Ethiopian Jews
French government adopts equal electoral system
The government of Aruba passes legislation to secede from the Netherlands Antilles.
French government denies knowledge of attack on Rainbow Warrior
Olof Palme forms Sweden minority government
6th Belgium government of Martens forms
South African Government closes its borders with Lesotho, cutting off important food and fuel supplies, after Lesotho refuses to sign a non-aggression pact.
General Tito Okello's government flees Kampala Uganda
Jacques Chirac forms French government
Jordan government shuts al-Fatah offices
Zola Budd and Annette Cowley are banned from the Commonwealth Games, a direct consequence of Britain's refusal to support economic sanctions against the apartheid government of South Africa
2nd government of Lubbers sworn in
Surinames Ronnie Brunswijks Jungle commandos kill 2 government officials
New Zealand's Labour Government introduces a Goods and Services Tax (GST), adding 10% to the cost of most goods and services
US government closes down due to budget problems
Yitzak Rabin forms Israeli government
The United Kingdom government suddenly deregulates financial markets, leading to a total restructuring of the way in which they operate in the country, in an event now referred to as the Big Bang.
Suriname government proclaims gold purification
New Zealand's Labour government legislates against nuclear weapons and nuclear powered vessels in NZ. Only nation to legislate against nuclear power
6th Belgium government of Martens falls
7th Belgium government of Martens forms
Dutch government gives Fokker's Aircraft Ÿ212 million credit
Italy government of De Mita forms
Belgium: 8th government of Martens forms
Pakistan President Zia ul-Haq dismisses government and disbands parliament
Namphy takes control of Haitian government
South African government bans anti-apartheid film "Cry Freedom"
Mercedes-Benz pays $20.2-M fine failed to meet '86 government fuel standard
Solidarity union leader Lech Walesa begins negotiating with Polish government
2nd government of Lubbers falls
Journalist petition Chinese government for freedom of press
Gen Manuel Noriega's government nullifies country's elections, which the opposition had won by a 3-1 margin
The National Party adopts a five year programme of its objectives which included a political "reform" plan to give South Africa's Black majority a role in national as well as local government spheres; the African National Congress (ANC) said that it would consider nothing less than a one-man, one-vote system
Burma government puts author Aung San Suu Kyi under house arrest
Protest breaks out in Timişoara in response to an attempt by the government to evict dissident Hungarian pastor, László Tőkés.
Contra guerrillas, leftist Sandinistas & incoming government agree to truce
Anti-government riots break out in Lusaka, Zambia
Last of Margaret Thatcher's original government resigns, Deputy PM Howe
Tanzania government of Malecela forms
Sudan's government imposes Islamic law nationwide, worsening the civil war between the country's Muslim north and Christian south.
Manuel Noriega is given access to assets frozen by US government
1st post WW II non-communist government in Albania
South Africa Government repeal the 1913 Native Land Act, an important part of the system of Apartheid (Racially Based Land Measures Act)
Colombian government negotiate with M-19-guerrilla
Rebel forces occupy Zaire's national radio station in Kinshasa and broadcast a demand for the government's resignation.
Italian government of Amato forms
Belgian government of Dehaene, resigns
French government of Balladur forms
Carlo Ciampi forms Italian government with ex-communists
Polish government of Suchocka falls
Japan Hosokawa government begins
Ukraine government of Kutshma resigns
Greek government of Papandreou forms
Dutch Antilles government of Liberia-Peters resigns
Slovakian government of Vladimír Mečiar forms
Dutch Antilles government of Liberia-Peters falls
A truce is concluded between the government of Angola and UNITA rebels.
Dutch Antilles government of Yandi Paula forms
"Government Inspector" opens at Lyceum Theater NYC for 37 performances
Irish government announces end of a 20-year broadcasting ban on IRA
Italian government of Ciampi resigns
Romanian social democrats form government with anti-Semites
"Government Inspector" closes at Lyceum Theater NYC after 37 perfs
Premier Alfonso Bustamente ends government in Peru
Moravcik forms Slovakia government
South African government/ANC take power in Ciskei homeland
Aruba government of Oduber falls
Silvio Berlusconi forms Italian government with 5 neo-fascists
Wim Cook government forms in Netherlands
Bulgarian government of Berov falls
Kirgizia government resigns
Swedish government of Bildt resigns
Rasmussen government in Denmark, resigns
Estonia government of Laar flees
Ingvar Carlsson forms Swedish government
Haitian government of Smarck Michel forms
3rd Germany government of Kohl forms
Irish government of Reynolds resigns
The Angolan government and UNITA rebels sign the Lusaka Protocol in Zambia, ending 19 years of civil war (localized fighting resumed the next year).
Italian government of Berlusconi resigns
Bangladesh government of Zia resigns
In Nigeria, playwright and environmental activist Ken Saro-Wiwa along with eight others from the Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People (Mosop) are hanged by government forces.
The Sri Lankan government announces the conquest of Tamil stronghold of Jaffna.
Guatemala's leftist guerrillas sign key accord with government of President Alvaro Arzu aimed at ending 35 years of civil war
A peace agreement is signed between the Government of the Republic of the Philippines and the Moro National Liberation Front in Malacañang Palace.
US government forces closure of Hudson Foods due to E Coli break out
Microsoft argues it should be "free from government interference"
Winnie Mandela sued by the South Africa government
The Supreme Court of Canada rules that Quebec cannot legally secede from Canada without the federal government's approval.
The China News Service announces new government restrictions on Internet use aimed especially at Internet cafés.
United States Attorney General Janet Reno names former Senator John Danforth to head an independent investigation of the 1993 fire at the Branch Davidian church near Waco, Texas in response to revelations in the film Waco: The Rules of Engagement contradicting the official government stories.
Maurice Papon, an official in the Vichy France government during World War II, is jailed for crimes against humanity.
The left-wing Labour Party takes control of the New Zealand government with leader Helen Clark becoming the first elected female Prime Minister in New Zealand's history.
Bahria University is established through Presidential Ordinance No. V of 2000 by the Government of Pakistan.
US Secretary of Energy Spencer Abraham establishes the Northeast Home Heating Oil Reserve, a 2-million-barrels government-owned reserve to be used in emergency circumstances
Protests occur in Manipur over the extension of the ceasefire between Naga insurgents and the government of India.
US and UK reject a proposal by UN Secretary General Kofi Annan to permit the Iraqi government to use $1 billion per year to fund infrastructure improvements and to increase oil production capacity
Burhanuddin Rabbani, political leader of the Afghan Northern Alliance, hands over power in Afghanistan to the interim government headed by President Hamid Karzai.
Canada bans human embryo cloning but permits government-funded scientists to use embryos left over from fertility treatment or abortions.
The Angolan government and UNITA rebels sign a peace treaty ending the Angolan Civil War.
The Caribbean Community Heads of Government meet with the Government of Cuba and declare the date to be "CARICOM-Cuba Day" - To celebrate diplomatic ties between the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and Cuba.
Two truck bombs kill 72 and wound 200 at the pro-Moscow headquarters of the Chechen government in Grozny, Chechnya.
British Cabinet Minister Robin Cook, resigns over government plans for the war with Iraq.
The Tli Cho land claims agreement is signed between the Dogrib First Nations and the Canadian federal government in Rae-Edzo (now called Behchoko).
The United Kingdom's Local Government Act 2003, repealing controversial Section 28 of the Local Government Act 1988, receives Royal Assent.
In England, the Local Government Act 2003, repealing controversial anti-gay amendment Section 28, becomes effective
Darfur conflict: The Humanitarian Ceasefire Agreement is signed by the Sudanese government and two rebel groups.
The Iraqi Governing Council chooses Ayad Allawi, a longtime anti-Saddam Hussein exile, to become Prime Minister of Iraq's interim government.
Sovereign power is handed to the interim government of Iraq by the Coalition Provisional Authority, ending the U.S.-led rule of that nation.
The United Kingdom government publishes Delivering Security in a Changing World, a paper detailing wide-ranging reform of the country's armed forces.
War in Iraq: The interim government of Iraq calls for a 60-day "state of emergency" as U.S. forces storm the insurgent stronghold of Fallujah.
The signing of the Comprehensive Peace Agreement, commonly known as the Naivasha Agreement between the Government of Sudan and the Sudan People's Liberation Movement rebel group in Naivasha, Kenya.
In Belmopan, Belize, the unrest over the government's new taxes erupts into riots.
Tung Chee Hwa, the first Chief Executive of Hong Kong, steps down from his post after his resignation is approved by the Chinese central government.
Cedar Revolution, where over one and a million Lebanese went into the streets of Beirut to demonstrate against the Syrian military presence in Lebanon, and against the government, following the assassination of Prime Minister Rafik Hariri.
The Taiwanese government calls on 1 million Taiwanese to demonstrate in Taipei, in opposition to the Anti-Secession Law of the People's Republic of China. Around 200,000 to 300,000 attend the walk.
The Head of government of the Federal District, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, faces an impeachment process at the Mexican Congress.
The military junta of Myanmar (Burma) begins moving its government ministries from Yangon to Pyinmana.
Tens of thousands of people in Hong Kong protest for democracy and call on the Government to allow universal and equal suffrage.
At least 1 million union members, students and unemployed take to the streets in France in protest at the government's proposed First Employment Contract law.
The Puerto Rican government closes the Department of Education and 42 other government agencies due to significant shortages in cash flow.
The government of Sudan signs an accord with the Sudan Liberation Army
The post Loktantra Andolan government passes a landmark bill curtailing the power of the monarchy and making Nepal a secular country.
Commodore Frank Bainimarama overthrows the government in Fiji.
One million Lebanese opposition supporters gather in downtown Beirut, calling for the government to resign.
Queen's Pier is officially closed by the Hong Kong Government, after a bitter struggle by conservationists, in order to facilitate land reclamation in Hong Kong's Central district
Buddhist monks join anti-government protesters in Myanmar, starting what some called the Saffron Revolution.
Australians elect the Kevin Rudd-led centre-left Australian Labor Party at the federal election, ending the eleven-year tenure of the John Howard-led centre-right Liberal/National coalition government.
The US Government takes control of the two largest largest mortgage financing companies in the US, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.
Prime Minister Ehud Olmert of Israel formally resigns from office, effective as soon as his successor Tzipi Livni has successfully assembled a new government.
The government of the Republic of China adopts Hanyu Pinyin as its official Chinese romanization (before this time, the most commonly used was Tongyong Pinyin.
Even though official government sources state that Argentina's GDP will actually grow this year, private consulting firms state that Argentine economy has actually been in recession since October 2008
Sri Lankan Civil War: The LTTE are defeated by the Sri Lankan government, ending almost 26 years of fighting between the two sides.
The Bank of Canada announces the end of the recession even though it remains nascent and still dependent on government stimulus money
The 9-12 Project organized multiple marches and demonstrations across the USA to protest government spending.
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
Hungary leaves the recession after experiencing 0.9% growth in the first quarter as a result of growing exports and effective government spending measures
A court in the Philippines orders Imelda Marcos to repay the government almost $280,000 for funds taken from the National Food Authority by Ferdinand Marcos in 1983
It is announced today that the UK economy suffered a shock contraction of 0.5% in the fourth quarter of 2010, which has been widely blamed on the severe winter weather in December and austere budget cuts implemented by the coalition government increasing fears that the UK is heading for a double-dip recession
In the Irish general election, the Fianna Fáil-led government suffered the worst defeat of a sitting government since the formation of the Irish state in 1921.
Norway is the victim of twin terror attacks, the first being a bomb blast which targeted government buildings in central Oslo, the second being a massacre at a youth camp on the island of Utøya.
FBI shuts down Megaupload.com for alleged copyright infringement, hacker group Anonymous responds by attacking government and entertainment industry websites
Largest protest in Quebec's history occurs in Montreal with over 200,000 people marching against government tuition hikes and for free access to post-secondary education
Spanish Government cuts 27 Billion Euros from its budget in one of its toughest austerity driver in history
Greece's fifth attempt to a form a coalition government fails and new June elections are scheduled
Antonis Samaras, the leader of the New Democracy party in Greece, forms a coalition government
Syrian suicide bombing kills three high profile government officials, including Syria's Minister of Defence
United States and Japanese government officials agree to put a second missile defence system in Japan
10 children are killed and 15 people are injured after a Syrian government Jet drops a cluster bomb on a playground
200 civilians are killed by Syrian government warplanes in Helfaya, Syria
2,130 prisoners held by the Syrian government are exchanged for 48 Iranians kidnapped by Syrian rebels
14 people are killed in the Lahad Datu standoff between Malaysian government and rebel forces
143 rebels and 20 government troop are killed in conflict in Pibor County, Sudan
Banks in Cyprus re-open after having been closed for two weeks; the government agrees a 10 billion euro bailout deal with the EU and IMF
20 civilians are killed by the government bombing of Saraqib, Idlib
UN inspectors are stopped by Syrian government from investigating a reported site of a chemical massacre
14 Syrian rebels and 2 civilians are killed by heavy government shelling of Damascus
18 people are killed in conflict between government and Boko Harem troops in Borno State, Nigeria
A partial United States federal government shutdown occurs as a result of political disagreements over operational spending
The United States ends its 16-day government shut down and avoids default in a Bi-partisan deal in the Senate
Republic of Crimea announces a referendum & ousts its regional government
Royal Thai Armed Forces launch a coup d'état against the caretaker government of Thailand
New Zealand's National Government wins a 3rd term in the elections despite allegations of corruption and revelations about state surveillance
The parents of 43 Mexican students who disappeared start a nationwide bus tour in protest at the government's handling of the case
Indian Government Announces Steps to Double Farmers' Incomes
NY judge backs Apple in encryption fight with government
Helicopters kill 17 as Yemen government moves against Aden militants
Texas to sue to stop US government's transgender bathroom policy
US urges support of Turkey government as world watches coup
UN Blames Syrian Government for Obstructing Aid to Aleppo
US House passes bill to fund government through September
US government shutdown begins as spending bill fails in Senate
US Senate to continue working to end government shutdown
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Robert Baldwin, (L) help establish government in Canada (or 1904)
Leon Blum, French premier (People's front government)
Kim Gu, President of the Provisional Government of the Republic of Korea (d. 1949)
Nicolae Titulescu, Romanian diplomat, government minister, and former President of the League of Nations (d. 1941)
Oscar Ewing, US government official (Everybody's Business)
David Eli Lilienthal, US government organizer (Wisconsin)
Oveta Culp Hobby, government official/newspaper publisher/CEO (Houston Post)
Paul Nitze, American government official (d. 2004)
Lord Renton, QC/British government minister
Lord Shackelton, explorer/government minister
Clifford Irving, Chairman (Isle of Man government)
Faye Glenn Abdellan, US government official (health services)
Lord Colinbrook, British government minister
Reginald Prentice, British government minister
Albert Booth, British government minister
Nigel Althaus, British government broker
Don Conicannon, government minister
Nigel Lawson, British government official (The Power Game)
Michael Meacher, TerrorStorm: A History of Government-Sponsored Terrorism
Michael Copps, American Federal Government official
Timothy Wood, British government asst whip
Jim Leach, The Secret Government: The Constitution in Crisis
Alberto João Jardim, Portuguese president of the regional government of Madeira
Wim Van Drimmelen, Dutch sect Science Council of Government policy
Grant Jeffrey, Shadow Government
Howard Koh, American state government official
Cindy Sheehan, TerrorStorm: A History of Government-Sponsored Terrorism
Alex Jones, TerrorStorm: A History of Government-Sponsored Terrorism
Tim Fox, We're the Government -- and You're Not
Elly Brindle, My Government and I
Archibald Campbell Mzoliza Jordan, Xhosa writer, linguist and academic and outspoken critic of the South African National Party government's Bantu Education policy, marries Priscilla Phyllis Ntantla.
Dirck J Bas, Dutch merchant/regent/government leader (OIC), dies
Nathaniel Bacon, rallied against Virginian government, killed at 29
John Locke, English philosopher (2 treatises of government), dies at 72
Papaflessas, Greek priest and government official (b. 1788)
Charles Louis W J van Keverberg, Dutch government official, dies at 73
John Burns, British minister of Local Government (1905-14), dies
Kim Gu, President of the Provisional Government of the Republic of Korea (b. 1876)
Leon Blum, French premier (People's Front Government), dies at 77
Frank Meredith, Government Agents vs Phantom Legion
Oscar Ewing, US government official (Everybody's Business), dies at 90
Ying-Chin Ho, Taiwan government official, dies at 88
Maurice K. Goddard, American state government official (b. 1912)
Walt Rostow, U.S. government official (b. 1916)
JN Dixit, Indian government official (b. 1936)
Grant Jeffrey, Shadow Government
Michael Meacher, TerrorStorm: A History of Government-Sponsored Terrorism
Christine Keeler, Cold War showgirl who nearly toppled British government, dies aged 75
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