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Parliamentary - Historical Events
Date Event
1643-05-13

Battle of Grantham: English parliamentary armies beat royalists

1643-06-18

Skirmish at Chalgrove Field: Prince Rupert parliamentary armies

1643-06-30

Battle of Atherton Moor: Royalists beat parliamentary armies

1643-07-13

Battle at Roundway Down: Royalists beat parliamentary armies

1643-09-20

First Battle of Newbury (English civil war): King Charles I's forces beaten by a parliamentary army led by the Earl of Essex and Philip Stapleton

1644-01-24

Parliamentary army wins battle of Nantwich, Cheshire, English Civil War

1644-07-02

Battle of Marston Moor, North Yorkshire: Parliamentary forces under Lords Fairfax and Manchester defeat royalists led by Prince Rupert

1644-10-27

Second Battle of Newbury: King Charles I beats parliamentary armies

1647-06-04

English Parliamentary army under Cornet George Joyce takes King Charles I as a prisoner during Second Civil War

1647-08-08

The Irish Confederate Wars and Wars of the Three Kingdoms: Battle of Dungans Hill - English Parliamentary forces defeat Irish forces.

1648-11-30

English Parliamentary army captures King Charles I

1659-12-16

General Monck demands free parliamentary election in Scotland

1694-12-03

English parliamentary election set for every 3 years

1731-03-24

Naturalization of Hieronimus de Salis Parliamentary Act is passed.

1772-08-21

King Gustav III completes his coup d'etat by adopting a new Constitution, ending half a century of parliamentary rule in Sweden and installing himself as an enlightened despot.

1853-05-17

Thorbeckes liberals win 2nd-Parliamentary election

1894-12-09

Roman Catholics win Parliamentary election in Belgium

1897-06-15

Liberals/social-democrats win Dutch 2nd Parliamentary election

1905-05-08

In Russia, the Union of Unions organizes under the chairmanship of Paul Miliukov and joins liberal groups demanding parliamentary government and universal suffrage

1907-06-14

Norway adopts female suffrage for middle class women only in parliamentary elections

1908-05-24

Belgium Catholic socialist/liberal parliamentary election

1909-06-23

Confessional parties win Dutch parliamentary elections

1913-06-25

Dutch Parliamentary election (confess party looses majority)

1921-05-14

Mussolini's fascists obtains 29 parliamentary seats

1924-04-11

Socialists win Danish parliamentary elections

1924-05-11

Cartel des Gauches wins French parliamentary election

1924-10-29

Labour party loses British parliamentary election

1925-04-05

Belgian Workers Party wins parliamentary election

1925-07-01

SDAP wins 4 chairs in Second-Parliamentary election

1933-01-31

Hitler promises parliamentary democracy

1936-03-26

1st parliamentary debate on NZ radio

1945-07-05

Labour Party wins British parliamentary election

1945-10-24

France (PC/PS/MRP win parliamentary election (25/24/23%)

1946-05-17

KVP Labor/Communists win 1st post-WW2 Dutch parliamentary elections

1946-11-10

Communists win many seats at French parliamentary election

1947-05-11

Laos accepts constitution for parliamentary democracy

1948-06-07

KVP wins Dutch Second-Parliamentary election

1949-06-26

1st Belgian parliamentary election where women can vote (CVP gains)

1950-02-24

Labour wins British parliamentary election

1950-06-04

CVP wins Belgian parliamentary election

1951-02-11

Kwame Nkrumah wins 1st parliamentary election on Gold coast (Ghana)

1951-06-18

De Gaulle wins French parliamentary election

1951-08-01

David Ben-Gurion's Mapai-party wins Israeli parliamentary election

1952-06-25

Dutch social democratic party wins 2nd-Parliamentary election

1952-11-16

Papagos' Greek Concentratie wins Greeks parliamentary election

1953-11-08

Salazar's party wins all parliamentary seats in Portugal

1955-05-26

Conservatives win British parliamentary election

1956-01-02

Poujadists/communists win French parliamentary elections

1956-06-13

Parliamentary election: Dutch Democrates 50/KVP 49

1957-01-20

Gomulka wins Poland's parliamentary election

1957-09-15

Adenauers CDU wins parliamentary election in West Germany

1958-06-01

Belgian christian-democrats win parliamentary election

1959-03-12

Dutch Liberal Party wins 2nd parliamentary elections

1959-11-03

David Ben-Gurion's Mapai party wins Israeli parliamentary election

1966-03-31

Labour Party wins British parliamentary election

1968-06-30

Gaullists win French parliamentary election, 358 of 458 seats

1969-02-28

Terence O'Neill re-elected as leader of the Unionist Parliamentary Party and thus confirmed as Northern Ireland Prime Minister

1969-04-23

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

1970-03-01

Kreisky's soc-democrats win Austrian parliamentary election

1970-03-18

Five Unionist Members of Parliament (MPs), including William Craig and Harry West, are expelled from the Unionist Parliamentary Party, Northern Ireland

1970-06-19

Conservatives win British parliamentary election

1971-04-28

Dutch social democratic party/D'66/DS'70 win parliamentary election

1972-12-05

Australia Labour party wins parliamentary election

1973-06-01

Greek Pres Papadopoulos asks for "parliamentary presidential republic"

1974-02-28

Labour Party wins British parliamentary election

1974-03-10

Christian Democrats win Belgium parliamentary election

1974-06-06

A new Instrument of Government is promulgated making Sweden a parliamentary monarchy.

1974-07-09

Trudeau's Liberal Party wins Canadian parliamentary election

1974-10-10

Labour Party wins British parliamentary election

1975-12-13

Australian Conservatives & Liberals win parliamentary election

1977-02-15

Social-democrats win Danish parliamentary election

1977-04-17

Christian-democrats win Belgium parliamentary election

1977-05-25

Dutch social democratic party wins parliamentary election

1980-03-04

Robert Mugabe's ZANU-PF wins parliamentary election in Zimbabwe

1981-06-21

Socialists/communists win French parliamentary election

1981-11-08

Christian Democrats looses Belgium parliamentary election

1983-04-24

Austrian socialist party loses parliamentary election

1983-04-25

Portugal's Soares' Partido Socialista wins parliamentary election

1983-06-09

Margaret Thatcher's Conservative Party wins British parliamentary election

1985-10-13

Belgium premier Martens CVP wins parliamentary election

1985-11-22

PNP/MAN win Antilian parliamentary election

1986-05-16

Joaquín Balaguers PRSC wins Dominican Rep parliamentary election

1986-05-28

Democratic Labor Party wins parliamentary election in Barbados

1987-12-13

Belgium Christian Democrats (CVP) loses parliamentary election

1989-02-09

Michael Manley's Socialist Party wins Jamaica parliamentary election

1989-03-12

Madagascar AREMA party wins parliamentary election

1991-12-01

Colorado party wins Paraguay parliamentary election

1992-06-23

Rabin wins Israeli parliamentary election

1993-03-28

Conservatives win French parliamentary election

1993-03-30

Jamaican premier Percival Patterson wins parliamentary election

1993-05-09

Paraguay holds its 1st pres & parliamentary elections in 50 years

1993-06-25

Parliamentary election in Morocco

1993-07-18

Liberal-Democratic Party loses Japan's parliamentary election

1993-09-19

Parliamentary election in Poland

1993-10-25

Canada Liberal Party/Bloc Québécois wins parliamentary election

1994-05-03

D66/Dutch Liberal Party win Dutch 2nd Parliamentary election

1994-05-17

Bakili Muluzi's UDF wins Malawi presidents/parliamentary election

1994-05-29

Hungary's Socialist Party wins parliamentary election

1994-07-29

H Emans Arubaanse Peoples Party wins parliamentary election

1994-07-29

Parliamentary election in Aruba

1994-09-12

Parti Québécois wins parliamentary election

1994-09-18

Sweden social-democratic SPD wins parliamentary election

1994-09-24

Parliamentary election in Ukraine

1994-09-30

Vladimir Meciars HZDDS wins Slovakia parliamentary election

1994-10-09

Austrian parliamentary election (23% extreme-right)

1994-10-15

Botswana Pres Ketumile Masires BDP wins parliamentary election

1994-10-30

Leftist coalition wins Marcedonia parliamentary election

1994-12-18

Socialist Party (ex-communist) wins Bulgaria parliamentary election

1995-03-05

Estonia Centrumlinkse Coalition party wins parliamentary election

1995-03-19

Finnish Social Democratic Party wins parliamentary election

2005-09-12

The red-green coalition, led by Jens Stoltenberg, wins the Norwegian parliamentary election, taking 87 of 169 seats in the parliament.

2007-03-04

Estonian parliamentary election, 2007: Approximately 30,000 voters take advantage of electronic voting in Estonia, the world's first nationwide voting where part of the votecasting is allowed in the form of remote electronic voting via the Internet.

2012-05-06

Greeck parliamentary election results in 60% support for parties opposed to austerity measures

2012-12-09

The Social Liberal Union Party and Romanian Prime Minister Victor Ponta win by a landslide in the parliamentary elections

2013-03-13

Aleqa Hammond's Siumut party wins the Greenland parliamentary elections

2016-03-06

Neo-Nazis gain parliamentary seats in Slovakia

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Parliamentary - Birthdays
Date Event
1612-01-17

Thomas Fairfax, Lord Fairfax, English Parliamentary general

1892-03-29

Lord Elton, Our Parliamentary System Education


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