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Mayor - Notable Historical Events

William AllenJun 24, 1731

President TaftAug 18, 1909

StalinDec 1, 1934

Ernie BanksAug 15, 1964

Tom BradleyJul 1, 1973

Clint EastwoodApr 8, 1986

ReaganFeb 29, 1988

Stevie WonderJul 8, 1988

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Mayor - Historical Events
Date Event
1338-01-03

Jacob of Arteveld elected mayor of Ghent

1419-07-30

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

1696-08-13

State of Drenthe accredits Willem III as mayor

1722-03-17

Willem KH Friso appointed mayor of Drente

1724-12-07

Tumult of Thorn - religious unrest was followed by the execution of nine Protestant citizens and the mayor of Thorn (Toruń) by Polish authorities.

1731-06-24

Freemason and Mayor of Philadelphia William Allen is appointed Provincial Grand Master of Pennsylvania, the first and youngest Grand Master of the Grand Lodge of Pennsylvania

1793-11-12

Jean Sylvain Bailly, the first Mayor of Paris, is guillotined.

1808-04-09

Mayor Wolters offers French King Louis Napoleon townhall as a palace

1822-05-01

John Phillips becomes 1st mayor of Boston

1834-03-06

Toronto incorporated with William Lyon Mackenzie as its 1st mayor

1846-08-26

W A Bartlett appointed 1st US mayor of Yerba Buena (SF)

1850-05-01

John Geary becomes 1st SF mayor

1861-01-06

NYC mayor proposes NY become a free city, trading with N & S

1868-06-19

Maj Gen E R S Canby removes mayor of Columbia SC

1870-09-20

Mayor William Tweed accused of robbing NY treasury

1886-05-03

M A Maclean elected 1st mayor of Vancouver, BC

1887-04-04

Susanna Medora Salter elected 1st US woman mayor (Argonia, KS)

1900-03-24

New York City Mayor Robert Anderson Van Wyck breaks ground for a new underground "Rapid Transit Railroad" that would link Manhattan and Brooklyn.

1906-05-28

Shields/Cobbs musical "His honor, the Mayor" premieres in NYC

1908-03-07

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

1909-08-18

Mayor of Tokyo Yukio Ozaki presents Washington, D.C. with 2,000 cherry trees, which President Taft decides to plant near the Potomac River.

1910-08-06

NYC Mayor Wm J Gaynor seriously wounded during assassination attempt

1914-01-01

Klaas ter Laan becomes Neth's 1st socialist mayor (Zaandam)

1914-09-26

Germans arrest A Max, mayor of Brussels

1915-12-28

SF City Hall dedicated by Mayor James Rolph

1922-05-03

Mayor Hylan closes streets for building of Yankee Stadium

1926-03-09

Bertha Landes elected 1st woman mayor of Seattle

1929-09-11

SF Mayor Rolph inaugurates new pedestrian traffic light system

1932-01-01

Jacob Cocey Sr chosen as mayor of Massillon Ohio

1932-09-01

NYC Mayor James J "Gentleman Jimmy" Walker resigns (graft charges)

1932-12-31

John P O'Brien sworn-in as mayor of NYC

1933-11-07

Fiorello H. La Guardia is elected the 99th mayor of New York City.

1934-12-01

Leningrad mayor Sergey Kirov assassinated, used by Stalin as the excuse to begin the Great Purge of 1934-38.

1936-01-06

Barbara Hanley became Canada's 1st woman mayor (Webbwood, Ontario)

1938-06-23

NYC Mayor LaGuardia assigns 21 cops to patrol subway

1938-11-29

Mayor Oud of Rotterdam forbids soccer match between Neth-Germany

1943-10-16

Chicago Mayor Ed Kelly opens city's new subway system

1946-04-16

NSB mayor of Rotterdam Neth, FE Muller sentence to 100 years in jail

1946-07-16

Attempt made to recall Mayor Lapham (1st time in SF history)

1947-04-25

Trial against WW II mayor of Amsterdam Edward Voete begins

1947-06-17

Earnest Reuter becomes mayor of Berlin

1950-05-01

Mayor of Brussels reluctantly bans May Day parade

1953-09-29

Balt Mayor D'Alesandro buys Veeck's interest in Browns for $2,475,000

1956-02-01

Hague Daily Newspaper reveals war crimes of Hague mayor Schokking

1956-02-05

NY Mayor Robert Wagner & Bkln Boro Pres Frank Cashmore sponsor a bill to create a $30M Brooklyn Sports Center Authority to build

1957-02-01

Gijsbert of Hall appointed mayor of Amsterdam

1957-05-29

NYC Mayor Robert Wagner says he plans to confer with the Giants & Dodgers about the proposed move to the west coast

1957-10-03

Willy Brandt elected mayor of West Berlin

1957-11-29

NY Mayor Robert Wagner forms a committee to replace Dodgers & Giants

1958-11-13

NYC Mayor Robert Wagner announces plans to begin a new baseball called the Continental League

1961-09-30

Bill for Boston Tea Party is paid by Mayor Snyder of Oregon who wrote a check for $196, the total cost of all tea lost

1963-06-20

1st Mayor's Trophy Game, Mets beat Yanks 6-2

1964-03-05

Atlanta Mayor Ivan Allen Jr, announces a baseball team is moving there

1964-08-15

Mayor Daley declares "Ernie Banks Day" in Chicago

1964-08-24

2nd Mayor's Trophy Game, Yanks beat Mets 6-4

1965-05-03

3rd Mayor's Trophy Game, Mets beat Yanks 2-1 in 10

1966-06-27

4th Mayor's Trophy Game; Yanks beat Mets 5-2

1967-05-09

Gijsbert van Hall resigns as mayor of Amsterdam

1967-06-01

Mayor-council form of government instituted for Washington, DC

1967-07-12

5th Mayor's Trophy Game, Mets beat Yanks 4-0

1967-08-01

Izaak Samkalden becomes mayor of Amsterdam

1967-09-28

Walter Washington elected 1st mayor of Washington, DC

1967-11-07

Carl B Stokes elected first black mayor of a major US city - Cleveland, Ohio

1967-11-07

Richard G Hatcher elected mayor of Gary, Indiana

1967-11-13

Carl B Stokes sworn-in as 1st major city black mayor (Cleveland Oh)

1968-05-27

6th Mayor's Trophy Game, Mets beat Yanks 4-3

1968-08-08

Jarry Park is approved by Mayor Jean Drapeau for interim use by Expos

1969-09-29

7th Mayor's Trophy Game, Mets beat Yanks 7-6

1970-06-16

Kenneth A Gibson elected 1st black mayor of Newark, NJ

1971-06-19

Mayor declares state of emergency in Columbus Ga, racial disturbance

1972-04-27

NYC Mayor John Lindsey appeals that John Lennon not be deported

1972-08-24

8th Mayor's Trophy Game, Yanks beat Mets 2-1

1973-05-10

9th Mayor's Trophy Game, Mets beat Yanks 8-4

1973-05-29

Thomas Bradley elected 1st black mayor of Los Angeles, California

1973-07-01

Tom Bradley becomes the 38th Mayor of Los Angeles, the first (and only) African-American to hold that position

1973-10-16

Maynard Jackson elected 1st black mayor of Atlanta

1973-11-06

Abe Beame eleceted 1st Jewish mayor on NYC

1973-11-06

Coleman Young elected mayor of Detroit

1974-05-30

10th Mayor's Trophy Game, Yanks beat Mets 9-4

1974-10-18

Andre van de Louw appointed mayor of Rotterdam

1974-11-05

Walter E Washington, becomes first elected mayor of Wash DC

1975-05-15

11th Mayor's Trophy Game, Yanks beat Mets 9-4

1976-06-14

12th Mayor's Trophy Game Yanks beat Mets 8-4

1977-03-08

Henry L Marsh III elected mayor of Richmond, Virginia

1977-03-20

Parisians elect former PM Jacques Chirac as 1st mayor in a century

1977-06-15

Wim Polak becomes mayor of Amsterdam

1977-06-23

13th Mayor's Trophy Game, Mets beat Yanks 6-4

1977-11-12

New Orleans elects 1st black mayor, Ernest "Dutch" Morial

1978-04-27

14th Mayor's Trophy Game, Yanks beat Mets 4-3 in 11

1978-05-01

1st black mayor of New Orleans (Ernest Morial) inaugurated

1978-12-04

Dianne Feinstein is named SF 1st female mayor

1979-04-03

Jane M Byrne (D), elected 1st woman mayor of Chicago, Illinois

1979-04-16

15th Mayor's Trophy Game, Yanks & Mets tie 1-1

1979-05-21

Dan White convicted of manslaughter death of SF mayor Moscone

1979-10-30

Richard Arrington, Jr. is elected the first African American mayor in Birmingham, Alabama

1980-11-12

NYC Mayor Ed Koch admits to trying marijuana

1981-01-23

Jochem Bird elected mayor of West Berlin

1981-04-04

Henry Cisneros becomes 1st Mexican-American mayor (San Antonio)

1981-05-05

16th & final Mayor's Trophy Game, Mets beat Yanks 4-1, hold 8-7-1 edge

1981-06-23

NYC mayor Koch turns down a $7,500 offer to perform comedy

1981-07-26

NY Mayor Ed Koch is given Heimlich maneuver in a Chinese restaurant

1981-10-27

Andrew Young, former UN Ambassador, elected mayor of Atlanta, Georgia

1981-10-28

Edward M McIntrye elected 1st black mayor of Augusta Georgia

1982-02-19

Hanneke Jagersma installed as Neth's 1st Communist mayor

1982-02-22

NYC Mayor Koch announces he will run for NY governor (unsuccessful)

1983-02-04

Jose Happart becomes mayor of Voeren Belgium

1983-04-12

Harold Washington elected Chicago's 1st black mayor

1983-04-29

Harold Washington sworn in as Chicago's 1st black mayor

1983-11-08

W Wilson Goode (D) elected 1st black mayor of Philadelphia

1983-12-31

Jose Happart installed as mayor of Voeren Belgium

1984-01-02

Wilson Goode, sworn-in as Phila's 1st black mayor

1984-11-14

Zamboanga City mayor Cesar Climaco, a prominent critic of the government of Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos, is assassinated in his home city.

1986-04-08

Clint Eastwood elected mayor of Carmel California, Make his day

1987-12-02

Chicago City Council elects Eugene Sawyer acting mayor

1988-02-29

NYC Mayor Koch calls Reagan a "WIMP" in the war on drugs

1988-04-12

Sonny Bono elected mayor of Palm Springs Calif

1988-07-08

Stevie Wonder announces he will run for mayor of Detroit in 1992

1988-08-16

Mayor Koch says he plans to wipe out street-corner windshield washers

1988-11-16

President Reagan meets with Jerusalem's mayor Teddy Kollek

1989-04-02

Yanks beat Mets 4-0, sweeping 1989 mayor's trophy series in 2 games

1989-11-07

NYC elects it's 1st black mayor (Dinkins) & female comp (Holtzman)

1989-11-08

David Dinkins elected 1st black mayor of NYC

1990-01-01

David Dinkins sworn in as 1st black mayor of NYC

1990-01-18

Wash DC, Mayor Marion Barry arrested in drug enforcement sting

1990-06-13

Wash DC mayor Marion Barry announces he will not seek a 4th term

1991-06-16

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

1992-04-04

Game 1 of Mayor Challenge - NY Yankees beat NY Mets 6-4 at Yank Stad

1992-04-05

Game 2 of Mayor Challenge - NY Yankees sweep NY Mets 6-5 at Shea

1992-04-23

Marion Berry (former mayor of Wash DC) let out of prison

1993-11-02

Ehud Olmert elected mayor of Jerusalem

1993-11-02

Rudolph Guliani (R) elected 107th mayor of NYC

1993-12-05

The mayor of Wien (Vienna), Helmut Zilk, is wounded by a letter bomb.

1994-04-22

Schelto Patijn appointed mayor of Amsterdam

1994-04-28

Freddy Thielemans sworn in as mayor of Brussels Belgium

1994-10-06

Ben Mokoena becomes 1st black mayor of Middelburg South Africa

1995-03-04

1st NYC Mayor Trophy's High school track meet in 19 years

1996-03-10

NYC Mayor Guiliani visits Israel

1998-09-02

The UN's International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda finds Jean-Paul Akayesu, the former mayor of a small town in Rwanda, guilty of nine counts of genocide.

2000-05-04

Ken Livingstone becomes the first Mayor of London.

2004-02-12

The city of San Francisco, California begins issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples in response to a directive from Mayor Gavin Newsom.

2004-07-16

Millennium Park, considered the first and most ambitious architectural project in the early 21st century for Chicago, is opened to the public by Mayor Richard M. Daley.

2007-02-13

Taiwan opposition leader Ma Ying-jeou resigns as the chairman of the Kuomintang party after being indicted by the Taiwan High Prosecutors Office on charges of embezzlement during his tenure as the mayor of Taipei; Ma also announces his candidacy for the 2008 presidential election.

2012-09-16

Mayor of Chicago, Rahm Emanuel, seeks a court order to resolve a week long teachers strike

2016-01-03

Mexican mayor slain one day after taking office

2016-05-07

Bus Driver's Son Sadiq Khan Becomes 1st Muslim London Mayor

2016-05-09

Trump-like mayor favoured as Philippines votes for new president

2016-09-18

New York mayor says evidence Chelsea blast was 'intentional act'

2016-09-27

Charlotte protesters demand mayor's resignation over black man's slaying

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Mayor - Notable Birthdays

William AllenAug 5, 1704

Tom BradleyDec 29, 1917

Clint EastwoodMay 31, 1930

Mayor - Birthdays
Date Event
1484-12-28

Joachim Vadianus, [von Watt], Swiss physician/mayor of Sankt Gallen

1529-06-14

Ferdinand, archduke (Austria)/mayor (Bohemia)

1573-12-22

Ernst Casimir, count of Nassau-Dietz/mayor of Frisia/Groningen

1586-10-09

Jan III van Foreest, lawyer/poet/mayor of Hoorn

1589-02-07

Jacob de Witt, Dutch mayor (Dordrecht)/mathematician

1593-10-11

Claes P "Nicolaas" Tulip, anatomy/mayor of Amsterdam (1654..71)

1596-09-28

Vredius, [Olivier de Wree], Flemish historian/poet/mayor

1611-02-19

Andries de Graeff, mayor of Amsterdam (1657..71)

1612-01-31

Hendrik Casimir I, count of Nassau-Dietz/mayor of Frisia

1618-01-14

Jan Six, Dutch mayor of Amsterdam

1641-05-08

Nicolaas Witsen, etcher/mayor (Amsterdam)

1695-04-12

Caspar Burman, historian/mayor (Utrecht Neth)

1704-08-05

William Allen, Philadelphia Pennsylvania, Mayor of Philadelphia

1721-12-25

William Collins, Chichester England, (Mayor-Chichester)/poet

1753-02-07

Rhijnvis Feith, Dutch mayor/writer (Zwolle/Thirsa)

1756-06-08

Cornelis van Foreest, mayor of Alkmaar

1762-09-16

Charles G G, earl of Merode/mayor of Brussels/French senator

1787-05-07

Jacques Viger, French Canadian politician, first mayor of Montreal (d. 1858)

1798-11-01

Benjamin Lee, Baronet Guinness, Irish brewer/Dublin mayor

1801-06-15

Benjamin Raymond, Mayor of Chicago (d. 1883)

1803-04-07

James Curtiss, Mayor of Chicago (d. 1859)

1805-01-13

Thomas Dyer, Mayor of Chicago (d. 1862)

1805-06-15

William Butler Ogden, first Mayor of Chicago (d. 1877)

1812-06-14

Fernando Wood, New York City mayor (d. 1881)

1819-12-20

John Geary, 1st SF postmaster, 1st mayor (May 1, 1850)

1830-04-29

Adolph Sutro, SF mayor, built Cliff House, railways, tunnels

1833-03-09

Frederick A. Schroeder, tobacco industrialist and mayor of Brooklyn (d. 1899)

1835-08-27

Albijn van de Abeele, Flemish author/mayor/painter

1836-06-09

Elizabeth Garrett Anderson, 1st woman mayor in England (Aldeburgh)

1841-02-12

Gijsbert van Tienhoven, Dutch mayor (Amsterdam) and Prime Minister of the Netherlands 1891-1894

1842-01-18

Albert Alonzo Ames, Mayor of Minneapolis (d. 1911)

1842-02-22

Leon Vanderkindere, Belgian historian/mayor (Ukkel)

1844-10-24

Karl Lueger, anti semitic mayor of Vienna

1849-07-20

Robert Anderson Van Wyck, Mayor of New York City (d. 1918)

1849-07-20

Robert A. Van Wyck, Admiral Dewey and Mayor Van Wyck Going Down Riverside Drive

1849-12-05

Samuel H. Ashbridge, President McKinley and Mayor Ashbridge of Philadelphia

1850-05-01

Prince Arthur, H.R.H. The Prince of Wales Decorating the Monument of Champlain and Receiving Addresses of Welcome from the Mayor of Quebec, the Governor General of Canada and Vice President Fairbanks, Representative of the United States

1852-05-11

Charles W. Fairbanks, H.R.H. The Prince of Wales Decorating the Monument of Champlain and Receiving Addresses of Welcome from the Mayor of Quebec, the Governor General of Canada and Vice President Fairbanks, Representative of the United States

1853-02-14

Jan van Rijswijck, Flemish journalist/mayor (Antwerp)

1860-03-02

Susanna M. Salter, 1st American female mayor and temperance leader (d. 1961)

1863-01-17

David Lloyd George, The Lord Mayor of London

1864-12-13

Emil Seidel, Mayor of Milwaukee (d. 1947)

1865-07-26

Philipp Scheidemann, German Parliament (SPD)/mayor of Kassel

1866-03-03

Fred A. Busse, Mayor of Chicago (d. 1914)

1868-10-19

Bertha Landes, 1st woman elected mayor of a major US city (Seattle)

1869-01-19

Alfred R Zimmerman, mayor (Rotterdam 1906-22)/Dir (League of Nations)

1869-08-23

James (Sunny Jim) Rolph, SF mayor (1912-31), MUNI backer

1871-07-08

Kornelis ter Laan, 1st Dutch socialist mayor (Zaandam)

1873-05-09

Anton Cermak, Mayor of Chicago (d. 1933)

1876-11-17

Baron Joseph van de Meulebroeck, mayor (Brussels, Belgium)

1880-01-10

Frans van Cauwelaert, Flemish minister/mayor of Antwerp

1880-08-10

Robert L. Thornton, American businessman, philanthropist, and Mayor of Dallas, Texas (d. 1964)

1881-03-12

Daniel Webster Hoan, Wisc (Mayor-Socialist-Milwaukee)

1882-01-01

W C Wendelaar, mayor of Alkmaar (1919-34)/Dutch MP (VVD)

1882-12-11

Fiorello La Guardia, (Mayor-R-NYC, 1933-45)

1884-07-31

Carl Friedrich Goerdeler, German Leipzig mayor and Nazi regime opponent (20th July Plot)

1886-12-05

Pieter J Old, lawyer/minister of Finance/mayor of Rotterdam (1945-52)

1889-08-13

Camillien Houde, Quebec politician, mayor of Montreal (d. 1958)

1890-05-11

Woodall Rodgers, mayor of Dallas, Texas (d. 1961)

1892-10-27

Graciliano Ramos, Brazilian author/mayor of Palmeira

1900-04-01

Robert McDowell, Mayor of Maryborough, Queensland (d. 1988)

1900-08-18

Walter O'Keefe, Hartford Ct, songwriter/TV host (Mayor of Hollywood)

1901-09-06

John Erik Jonsson, businessman/Mayor of Dallas

1902-05-15

Richard J Daley, (Mayor-D-Chic)

1902-06-12

Hendrik J Elias, Flemish historian/(mayor-Ghent)

1902-06-22

Arnold J d'Ailly, dir (Nederlandsche Bank)/mayor (Amsterdam, 1946-56)

1904-04-21

Gijsbert van Hall, banker/mayor of Amsterdam (1957-67)

1905-03-23

Ralph Perring, Lord Mayor (London)

1906-03-20

Abraham Beame, (Mayor-D-NYC), NYC's 1st Jewish mayor

1906-06-15

Louis RJ Ridder van Rappard, Dutch mayor (Zoelen)

1907-03-04

Eleanor "Sis" Daley, wife of Chicago mayor Richard J. Daley (d. 2003)

1907-03-15

Paul Maxey, Wheaton Ill, actor (Matt-Lassie, Mayor-People's Choice)

1907-04-14

Otto F A H van Nispen, Dutch mayor (Pannerden)/MP (KVP)

1909-03-13

Gilbert Inglefield, Mayor of London (1967-68)

1909-09-26

Helen Giuliani, mother of Rudy (Mayor-R-NYC, 1994-2002)

1909-10-01

Samuel Yorty, Lincoln Neb, (Mayor-LA)

1909-10-07

Erastus Corning 2nd, American politician, 72nd Mayor of Albany, New York (d. 1983)

1910-04-20

Robert F Wagner, (Mayor-D-NYC, 1954-65) [or May 15]

1910-05-15

Robert F Wagner, (Mayor-D-NYC, 1949-65) [or Apr 20]

1912-08-10

Izaak Samkalden, Dutch Minister of Justice (PvdA)/mayor of Amsterdam

1912-08-28

Ruurd Faber, mayor of Aalten (1971-75)

1913-07-18

Jan Slot, Dutch mayor (Eethen/Hardenberg/Ede)

1915-06-08

Gustaaf AWC baron van Hemert Dingshof, (mayor-Maarn Neth)

1916-02-12

Joseph L Alioto, (Mayor-SF)

1916-02-18

Jean Drapeau, mayor of Montreal (1954- )

1917-04-09

Charles E. Cane, The Mayor of Hell

1917-08-10

Kathleen Claypool, The Mayor Who Came to Dinner

1917-12-29

Tom Bradley, Calvert Texas, American politician (Mayor-D-LA) (1973-1993)

1918-01-02

Joan Merrill, The Mayor of 44th Street

1918-01-16

Clem Jones, Lord Mayor of Brisbane, Australia (d. 2007)

1918-05-24

Coleman A Young, civil rights leader (Mayor-D-Detroit)

1919-04-02

Antoon J Hubben, Dutch mayor (Maasbree)/trade union leader

1919-08-25

Linda Rivas, The Mayor of 44th Street

1919-9-03

Frances Conley, Mayor of Ghost Town

1920-01-24

Jerry Maren, actor (munchkin-Wizard of Oz, Mayor McCheese)

1921-06-19

Allan Davis, (mayor-London)

1921-11-21

Annie Vernay, The Mayor's Dilemma

1921-11-24

John V Lindsay, (Mayor-R/D-NY, 1965-73)

1922-04-15

Harold Washington, 1st black mayor of Chicago (D, 1983-87)

1924-12-07

Yevgeni Burenkov, Mayor 'Vikhr'

1924-12-12

Edward I Koch, NYC, (Mayor-D-NYC, 1977-89)/judge (People's Court), (d. 2013)

1925-02-21

Al Fann, Cleve, actor (Alvin-He's the Mayor)

1926-03-04

James J. Eagan, Former Mayor of Florissant, Missouri (d. 2000)

1927-06-21

Carl Burton Stokes, Cleveland, (Mayor-Cleve)/TV newscaster

1927-07-10

David Norman Dinkins, (1st black Mayor-D-NYC, 1990-93)

1927-08-26

Sam Massell, (Mayor-Atlanta)

1929-09-25

Kevin White, Boston, Massachusetts, American politicians (Mayor of Boston, 1968-1984), (d. 2012)

1930-05-01

Richard Riordan, former mayor of Los Angeles

1930-05-31

Clint Eastwood, SF California, actor (Dirty Harry)/mayor (Carmel, California)

1930-07-01

Andreas JAI Bruggeman, Dutch mayor (Schipluiden/Leiderdorp)

1931-04-17

John Chalstrey, alderman/Lord Mayor (London)

1931-06-30

Johannes Gruijters, Dutch mayor (D66-Lelystad)

1931-07-07

Stanley Brock, Bkln, actor (Ivan-He's the Mayor)

1931-08-30

Carrie Saxon Perry, 1st black mayor of a major US city (Hartford CT)

1932-03-12

Andrew Young, US ambassador to UN (1977-79)/(Mayor-D-Atlanta)

1933-03-06

Heiko Wierenga, Dutch soc-dem mayor of Enschede (1977-94)

1933-03-18

Unita Blackwell, 1st black mayor in Mississippi

1933-05-09

Johnny Grant, unofficial mayor of Hollywood

1933-06-22

Dianne Feinstein, 1st female mayor of SF/(Sen-D-Ca)

1933-11-30

Linwood C Ivey, NC, (Mayor-Garysburg NC)

1934-01-27

Federico Mayor Zaragoza, Barcelona Spain, UNESCO director (1987- )

1934-05-24

Jane Byrne, (Mayor-D-Chic)

1934-08-16

Ed van Thijn, (Jewish) Dutch foreign min/mayor (Amsterdam, 1983-94)

1934-11-01

Hugh Bidwell, mayor (London)

1935-06-23

Maurice Ferre, former mayor of Miami

1936-03-06

Marion S Barry, (Mayor-D-Wash DC, 1979-90, 95- ), drug indictment

1936-09-21

Yuriy Luzhkov, Russian politician, mayor of Moscow

1937-04-10

Ann Kobayashi, Mayor, Mimes, Members & Merchants

1938-03-23

Maynard Jackson, first black mayor of Atlanta (d. 2003)

1938-08-12

Anthony Joliffe, mayor of London

1938-08-12

Jean-Paul L'Allier, Canadian Mayor of Quebec

1938-09-27

Alexander Graham, Lord Mayor of London

1942-04-24

Richard M Daley, (mayor-D-Chicago)

1942-05-29

Pierre Bourque, Former mayor of Montreal

1943-04-11

Elmer R Wilsoe, Island mayor (Curacao)

1944-05-28

Rudy Giuliani, (Mayor-R/L-NYC, 1994- )

1944-09-11

Freddy Thielemans, mayor of Brussels

1944-12-12

Jean Doré, Canadian politician, mayor of Montreal

1946-07-14

Maureen O'Connor, Mayor (San Diego)

1946-08-15

Kathryn Jean Whitmire, Houston Texas, (4 time Mayor-Houston)

1947-01-13

Jacek Majchrowski, Mayor of Kraków

1947-02-19

Tim Shadbolt, mayor of Invercargill, New Zealand

1947-06-11

Henry Cisneros, first Hispanic to serve as mayor of a major U.S. city (San Antonio), later Secretary of Housing and Urban Development in the Clinton Administration

1947-10-18

Job Cohen, Dutch politician, mayor of Amsterdam

1947-12-15

Rodney Bingenheimer, Mayor of the Sunset Strip

1947-9-05

Alain Mayor, Suivez cet avion

1950-02-15

Donna Hanover Giuliani, TV news anchor (WPIX)/wife of Mayor Giuliani

1950-07-13

Ma Ying-jeou, President of the Republic of China, former mayor of Taipei, former chairman of the Kuomintang (KMT)

1950-12-21

David Thacker, The Mayor of Casterbridge

1951-07-28

Anthony A. Williams, Mayor of Washington, D.C.

1952-07-15

Jesse Ventura, [James Janos], wrestler/actor (mayor-Brooklyn Pk-MN)

1952-11-24

Laura León, El Premio Mayor

1953-01-15

Randy White, LIVE from Kelly's in Allen Texas Guest: Jeremy Wariner, Randy White, Frisco Mayor Maher Maso,

1953-01-23

Antonio Villaraigosa, Hispanic-American 52nd Mayor of Los Angeles

1954-05-16

Janet Maw, actress (Sparrow, King John, Mayor of Casterbridge)

1955-03-18

Francis G. Slay, Mayor of St. Louis, Mo.

1955-04-13

Ole von Beust, Mayor of Hamburg

1955-07-15

Jed 'The Fish' Gould, Mayor of the Sunset Strip

1955-08-07

Greg Nickels, mayor of Seattle

1957-03-24

Olivia Chow, Toronto's Next Mayor

1961-03-13

Philip Mayor, Tremors

1963-9-03

Sam Adams, Mayor Is Missing

1964-12-25

Gary McIntyre, The Mayor of Casterbridge

1966-05-26

Tommy Stewart, Mayor of the Sunset Strip

1969-04-27

Cory Booker, Mayor of Newark, New Jersey

1969-05-28

Rob Ford, Toronto's Next Mayor

1969-11-28

Pedro Astacio, Hato Mayor Dom Rep, pitcher (LA Dodgers)

1970-01-20

Seán Patrick Judge, Doctor Mayor

1970-11-29

David Beinhoff, mayor

1971-07-13

Ismael Perdomo, Concierto mayor

1974-05-07

Jennifer Lacorte, All the Mayor's Men

1980-07-31

Tom Hsin-Ming Lin, The Chinese Mayor

1980-12-17

Jesse Kozel, The Mayor of Moran: Jesse Moran III

1982-06-16

Erin Bell, Tom Goes to the Mayor

1983-12-26

Bill Bono, Tom Goes to the Mayor

1984-02-07

Marisol Cal y Mayor, Man on Fire

1984-08-20

Jeremy J. Weber, American Mayor

1986-01-28

Jared Scheib, The Mayor

1989-07-22

Caroline Giuliani, daughter of Rudy (Mayor-R-NYC, 1994- )

Mayor - Notable Weddings

Tom BradleyMay 4, 1941

Mayor - Weddings
Date Event
1941-05-04

Los Angeles Mayor Tom Bradley (23) weds Ethel Arnold

1953-08-30

Future NYC mayor David Dinkins marries Joyce Burrows in NYC

1996-02-29

Fashion designer Nicole Miller (44) weds Kim Taipale (42) in the office of New York City Mayor Rudolph Giuliani

1996-03-24

Former Atlanta mayor and UN ambassador Andrew Young (64) weds Carolyn Watson (49) in South Africa

2008-07-26

Actress Jennifer Siebel (34) weds San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom (40) at her parents horse ranch in Stevensville, Montana

Mayor - Divorces
Date Event
1993-03-05

Former Wash DC Mayor Marion Barry divorces his wife Effi

Mayor - Notable Deaths

William AllenSep 6, 1780

Tom BradleySep 29, 1998

Mayor - Deaths
Date Event
714-12-16

Pepin/Pippin II, of Herstal/Héristal, Mayor of the Palace of Austrasia and Duke and Prince of the Franks, dies

1030-04-30

Mohammud van Ghazna, Turkish mayor (G'widen)/Islamic ruler, dies

1315-02-13

Jean I of Chalon-Arlay, mayor of Neuchôtel, dies

1489-04-06

Hans Waldmann, Swiss military/mayor (Zurich), beheaded

1522-08-11

Martin Siebenborger, mayor of Vienna, beheaded

1551-04-06

Joachim Vadianus, Swiss physician/mayor of Sankt Gallen, dies at 66

1568-09-24

Antoon van Stralen, Flemish mayor of Antwerp, beheaded at about 47

1573-06-21

Antonie van Burgundy, mayor of sealand, dies in battle

1580-03-03

Jacob Hillebrand, Dutch mayor of Groningen, dies

1595-12-10

Reynier Cant, mayor of Amsterdam, dies at about 59

1597-02-15

Pieter J Kies, Dutch mayor of Haarlem (1572-73), dies at about 66

1603-01-05

Pieter Adriaansz van der Werff, mayor of Lead, dies at 73

1628-08-06

Johannes Junius, Mayor of Bamberg (b. 1573)

1632-06-02

Ernst Casimir, count of Nassau-Dietz/mayor of Friesland, dies at 58

1635-03-03

Philips de l'Espinoy, historian/mayor of Ghent, dies

1638-03-08

Jacob C van Neck, admiral/mayor of Amsterdam, dies at about 73

1651-10-27

Jan III van Foreest, Dutch lawyer/poet/mayor of Hoorn, dies

1652-03-21

Vredius, [Olivier de Wree], Flem historian/mayor (Brugge), dies at 55

1654-09-15

Cornelis Bicker, merchant/mayor of Amsterdam, dies at 61

1674-01-10

Jacob de Witt, Dutch mayor (Dordrecht)/MP, dies at 84

1674-09-12

Claes P "Nicolas" Tulip, mayor of Amsterdam, dies at 80

1678-11-30

Andries de Graeff, mayor of Amsterdam (1657..71), dies at 67

1680-11-05

Gillis Valckenier, mayor of Amsterdam (1665..80), dies at about 57

1688-09-02

Robert Viner, Lord Mayor of London (b. 1631)

1693-10-26

Coenraad van Beuningen, mayor of Amsterdam/diplomat, dies at 71

1704-04-12

John Hudde, 21x mayor of Amsterdam, dies at 76

1705-08-08

Willem Roukens, mayor (Nimegen ort Nimeguen), beheaded

1717-08-10

Nicolaas Witsen, etcher/mayor (Amsterdam), dies

1718-02-23

Francois Fagel, Dutch field marshal/mayor of Nimegen, dies at 63

1733-01-25

Gilbert Heathcote, Mayor of London (b. 1652)

1744-08-13

John Cruger, Dutch-born Mayor of New York (b. 1678)

1755-08-22

Caspar Burman, historian/mayor (Utrecht), dies

1780-09-06

William Allen, Mayor of Philadelphia, dies at 76

1823-03-24

Cornelis van Foreest, Dutch mayor (Alkmaar), dies at 66

1824-02-08

Rhijnvis Feith, Dutch mayor/writer (Zwolle, Julia), dies at 71

1830-02-18

Charles G G, Earl of Merode, mayor (Brussels), dies at 67

1853-08-23

Alexander Calder, first mayor of Beaumont, Texas (b. 1806)

1858-12-12

Jacques Viger, antiquarian and archeologist, first mayor of Montreal (b. 1787)

1871-04-07

Alexander Lloyd, Mayor of Chicago (b. 1805)

1872-12-28

James Van Ness, Mayor of San Francisco (1855-1856) (b. 1808)

1881-02-14

Fernando Wood, New York City mayor (b. 1812)

1882-01-24

Levi Boone, Mayor of Chicago (b. 1808)

1885-06-17

Gen Edwin H K Freiherr von Manteuffel, mayor (Elzas-Lothar'n), dies

1888-10-16

John Wentworth, Mayor of Chicago (b. 1815)

1892-01-01

Roswell B. Mason, Mayor of Chicago (b. 1805)

1893-02-01

George Henry Sanderson, Mayor of San Francisco (b. 1824)

1893-07-09

George Christopher Cato, Natal pioneer and first mayor of Durban South Africa, dies at 79

1899-03-16

Joseph Medill, mayor of Chicago (b. 1823)

1904-02-10

John A. Roche, Mayor of Chicago (b. 1844)

1906-09-23

Jan van Rijswijck, Flemish journalist/mayor of Antwerp, dies

1906-10-07

Honoré Beaugrand, Canadian journalist and politician, mayor of Montreal (b. 1848)

1906-11-09

Leon Vanderkindere, Belgian historian/mayor of Ukkel, dies at 64

1910-03-10

Karl Lueger, Austrian anti-semite/mayor of Vienna, dies at 65

1911-11-16

Albert Alonzo Ames, Mayor of Minneapolis (b. 1842)

1914-10-10

Gijsbert van Tienhoven, mayor (Amsterdam)/foreign minister, dies at 73

1918-06-04

Charles W. Fairbanks, H.R.H. The Prince of Wales Decorating the Monument of Champlain and Receiving Addresses of Welcome from the Mayor of Quebec, the Governor General of Canada and Vice President Fairbanks, Representative of the United States

1918-11-14

Robert A. Van Wyck, Admiral Dewey and Mayor Van Wyck Going Down Riverside Drive

1918-12-22

Albijn van de Abeele, Flemish author/mayor/painter, dies at 83

1933-02-15

Anton J Cermak, (Mayor-D-Chicago), assassinated in Miami

1933-03-06

Anton J Cermak, US mayor of Chicago, murdered

1937-12-03

Prosper Poullet, Belgian mayor, dies

1939-07-02

Alfred R Zimmerman, mayor of Rotterdam (1906-22), dies

1939-11-29

Philipp Scheidemann, German MP (SPD)/mayor of Kassel, dies at 74

1941-08-15

Annie Vernay, The Mayor's Dilemma

1942-01-16

Prince Arthur, H.R.H. The Prince of Wales Decorating the Monument of Champlain and Receiving Addresses of Welcome from the Mayor of Quebec, the Governor General of Canada and Vice President Fairbanks, Representative of the United States

1944-03-19

William Hale Thompson, American mayor of Chicago (b. 1869)

1944-07-20

Arthur J Treadwell, English mayor of Stoke Newington, dies at about 71

1945-02-02

Carl Friedrich Goerdeler, German Leipzig mayor and Nazi regime opponent (20th July plot), hanged at 60

1945-03-26

David Lloyd George, The Lord Mayor of London

1947-06-24

Emil Seidel, Mayor of Milwaukee, Wisconsin (b. 1864)

1947-09-20

Fiorello H La Guardia, (Mayor-R-NYC, 1933-45), dies

1958-04-04

Hendrik Heyman, Belgian minister of Nijverheid/mayor, dies at 78

1959-11-01

Gershon Agron, mayor of Jerusalem, dies at 66

1961-03-17

Susanna Salter, 1st US female mayor/temperance leader, dies at 101

1961-05-17

Frans van Cauwelaert, Flemish minister/mayor of Antwerp, dies at 81

1962-11-20

Jasper McLevy, socialist mayor of Bridgeport Ct, dies

1963-03-06

Kornelis ter Laan, 1st Dutch socialist mayor (Zaandam), dies at 91

1963-06-03

Paul Maxey, actor (Matt-Lassie, Mayor-People's Choice), dies at 57

1967-11-24

Arnold J d'ailly, mayor of Amsterdam (1946-56), dies at 65

1968-08-12

Pieter J Auld, mayor of Rotterdam (1945-52), dies at 81

1973-02-02

Henry J Elias, Flemish historian/mayor of Gent, dies at 70

1975-01-25

Charlotte Whitton, Canadian politician, mayor of Ottawa (b. 1896)

1976-12-20

Richard J Daley, (Mayor-D-Chicago), dies at 74

1977-05-22

Gijsbert van Hall, banker/mayor of Amsterdam (1957-67), dies at 73

1978-11-27

George Moscone, (SF Mayor), shot by Dan White

1980-07-23

Sarto Fournier, Mayor of Montreal (b. 1908)

1981-05-30

Charles E. Cane, The Mayor of Hell

1982-11-17

Bill Baldwin, announcer (Mayor of Hollywood), dies at 69

1983-05-28

Erastus Corning 2nd, American politician, 72nd Mayor of Albany, New York (b. 1909)

1983-06-26

Walter O'Keefe, songwriter/TV host (Mayor of Hollywood), dies at 82

1984-01-27

Lou Crosby, TV announcer (Mayor of Hollywood), dies at 72

1986-03-02

Zafer Masri, mayor of Nablus, murdered

1987-01-29

Vincent R. Impellitteri, At the Mayor's Desk

1987-11-25

Harold Washington, 1st black mayor of Chicago (D, 1983-87), dies at 65

1989-04-19

Yevgeni Burenkov, Mayor 'Vikhr'

1991-02-12

Robert Wagner, mayor (NYC-D-1954-65), dies

1991-07-16

Frank Rizzo, (Mayor-D-Phila, 1972-80), dies of a heart attack at 70

1992-03-12

Salvo Lima, mayor (Palermo)/MP (chr-dem), murdered

1992-05-10

Joan Merrill, The Mayor of 44th Street

1992-06-10

Otto FAH van Nispen, mayor of Pannerden/MP (KVP), dies at 85

1992-07-07

Ruurd Faber, mayor of Aalten (1971-75), dies at 79

1992-07-11

Antoon J Hubben, mayor of Maasbree/President KVM/Unie BLHP, dies at 73

1992-11-11

Giulio C Argan, Italian art critic/mayor of Rome, dies

1993-03-12

Andreas J A I Bruggeman, Dutch mayor (Leiderdorp), dies at 62

1993-05-18

Heinrich Albertz, theologist/mayor of Berlin (1966-67), dies at 78

1993-11-24

Wu Yi Shen, mayor of Shen Yang China, dies in helicopter

1994-01-05

Louis R J Ridder van Rappard, Dutch mayor of Zoelen, dies at 87

1994-02-11

Sorrell Brooke, actor (Mayor Hogg-Dukes of Hazzard), dies at 64

1994-05-03

Gustaaf AWC baron van Hemert Dingshof, mayor of Maarn, dies at 78

1994-06-06

John Slot, mayor of Eethen/Hardenberg/Ede, dies

1994-07-04

Tawfik Ziad, Palestinian communist/Israeli MP/mayor of Nazareth, dies

1995-03-06

David Beinhoff, mayor, dies at 24

1995-08-31

John Erik Jonsson, businessman/Mayor of Dallas, dies at 93

1996-04-03

Carl Stokes, 1st black mayor of a major US city (Cleve), dies

1997-01-15

Linda Rivas, The Mayor of 44th Street

1997-04-26

Peng Zhen, mayor of Beijing China (1951-66), dies

1997-11-29

Coleman Young, 1st black mayor of a major city, dies at 79

1997-12-03

Violet Carlson, Monkee Mayor

1998-01-29

Joseph Alioto, mayor of San Francisco (b. 1916)

1998-06-05

Sam Yorty, Mayor of Los Angeles (b. 1909)

1998-09-29

Tom Bradley, Mayor of Los Angeles, dies at 80

1999-01-15

Frances Conley, Mayor of Ghost Town

1999-08-12

Jean Drapeau, Quebec politician, mayor of Montreal (b. 1916)

2001-02-10

Abraham Beame, Mayor of New York City (b. 1906)

2002-01-16

Michael Bilandic, Mayor of Chicago (b. 1923)

2003-02-07

John Reading, Mayor of Oakland, California (b. 1917)

2003-02-10

Al Ruffo, Mayor of San Jose, California (b. 1908)

2003-02-16

Eleanor "Sis" Daley, wife of Chicago mayor Richard J. Daley (b. 1907)

2003-05-05

Kathleen Claypool, The Mayor Who Came to Dinner

2003-06-23

Maynard Jackson, Mayor of Atlanta, Georgia (b. 1938)

2005-11-12

William G. Adams, former mayor of St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada (b. 1923)

2006-01-04

Robert Howard White, Mayor of Papatoetoe, New Zealand (b. 1914)

2006-07-22

James E. West, mayor of Spokane, Washington (b. 1950)

2006-09-01

Bob O'Connor, mayor of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (b. 1944)

2007-01-02

Teddy Kollek, Austrian-born mayor of Jerusalem (b. 1911)

2007-04-18

Iccho Itoh, mayor of Nagasaki (b. 1945)

2007-08-24

Andrée P. Boucher, Mayor of Quebec City (b. 1937)

2008-01-27

Louie Welch, mayor of Houston (b. 1918)

2009-08-07

Louis E. Saavedra, American Mayor of Albuquerque, New Mexico (b. 1933)

2011-11-10

Peter J. Biondi, American state legislator (New Jersey) and former mayor (b. 1942)

2013-02-01

Ed Koch, American congressman and New York Mayor, dies from heart failure at 88

2016-03-23

Former Toronto mayor Rob Ford dies after a battle with cancer, aged 46

2017-12-22

June Rowlands, Toronto's first female mayor, dies aged 93


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