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James MadisonDec 2, 1812

James MonroeDec 4, 1816

John AdamsDec 6, 1825

Martin Van BurenJun 22, 1848

Franklin PierceJul 14, 1853

Abraham LincolnFeb 25, 1862

Rutherford B. HayesNov 7, 1876

Benjamin HarrisonNov 6, 1888

Theodore RooseveltDec 10, 1906

William Howard TaftNov 3, 1908

Ty CobbMay 19, 1912

Calvin CoolidgeMay 26, 1924

Herbert HooverDec 11, 1928

Franklin RooseveltFeb 15, 1933

Harry TrumanApr 12, 1945

Richard NixonApr 28, 1958

Charles de GaulleDec 21, 1958

LBJNov 3, 1964

Kwame NkrumahFeb 24, 1966

Henry KissingerDec 2, 1968

Jimmy CarterJul 14, 1976

Gerald FordOct 6, 1976

Menachem BeginDec 25, 1977

Martin LutherJan 14, 1979

Saddam HusseinJul 16, 1979

ReaganMar 30, 1981

George SteinbrennerMay 30, 1983

Deng XiaopingJun 6, 1983

John Paul IIDec 1, 1989

Nelson MandelaFeb 2, 1990

Hosni MubarakJun 26, 1995

Boris YeltsinMay 27, 1997

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Pres - Historical Events
Date Event
1791-03-04

Pres Washington calls the US Senate into its 1st special session

1793-04-22

Pres Washington attends opening of Rickett's, 1st circus in US

1812-12-02

James Madison re-elected president of US, E Gerry vice-pres

1816-12-04

James Monroe (VA), elected 5th pres, defeating Federalist Rufus King

1825-12-06

Pres John Adams suggests establishment of a US observatory

1836-10-22

Sam Houston inaugurated as 1st elected pres of Republic of Texas

1848-06-22

Barnburners (anti-slavery) party nominates Martin Van Buren for Pres

1849-03-04

US had no president, Polks term ends on a Sunday, Taylor couldn't be sworn-in, Sen David Atchison (pres pro tem) term ended Mar 3rd

1851-01-15

Gen Arista replaces Mexican Pres Herrera

1851-12-04

Pres Louis Napoleon Boaparte's forces crush an attempted coup d'etat in France

1853-07-14

Pres Franklin Pierce opens 1st industrial exposition (NY)

1861-01-04

Pres Buchanan appoints a fast on account of threatened succession

1861-08-16

Pres Lincoln prohibits Union states from trading with Confederacy

1862-02-25

Paper currency (greenbacks) introduced in US by Pres Abraham Lincoln

1862-12-06

Pres Lincoln orders hanging of 39 Santee Sioux indians

1863-07-15

Pres Davis orders service duty for confederate army

1866-08-10

Transatlantic cable laid-Pres Buchanan spoke to Queen Victoria

1870-06-09

Washington: Pres Grant meets with Sioux chief Red Cloud

1873-06-16

Pres Grant decrees Wallowa Valley for Nez-Perce indians

1874-07-31

Patrick Francis Healy, SJ, inaugurated as pres of Georgetown U

1874-12-15

1st reigning king to visit US (of Hawaii) received by Pres Grant

1876-02-07

Pres Grants private-secretary Orville acquitted in Whiskey Ring

1876-11-07

Pres Rutherford B. Hayes & Samuel J Tilden claim presidential victory Tilden (D) wins election but Electoral college selects Hayes (R)

1876-12-06

US Electorial College picks Rep Hayes as pres (although Tilden won)

1883-05-24

Brooklyn Bridge opened by Pres Arthur & Gov Cleveland

1884-09-20

Equal Rights Party nominates female candidates for Pres & VP

1886-02-09

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

1888-11-06

Benjamin Harrison (R-Sen-Ind) beats Pres Grover Cleveland (D), 233 electoral votes to 168, Cleveland received slightly more votes

1889-03-23

Pres Harrison opens Oklahoma for white colonization

1891-04-25

Pres Benjamin Harrison visits SF

1893-01-04

US pres Cleveland grants amnesty to Mormon polygamy

1896-01-03

Emperor Wilhelm congratulates Pres Kruger on the Jameson Raid

1899-02-10

US-Spain peace treaty signed by Pres McKinley. US gets PR & Guam

1899-03-02

Pres McKinley signs bill creating Mt Rainier Natl Park (5th in US)

1899-12-04

Webb Hayes, son of pres Rutherford Hayes, receives medal of honor

1900-03-07

Battle at Poplar Grove South Africa, Pres Kruger flees

1900-10-31

AL pres Ban Johnson writes to NL pres Nick Young seeking peace

1900-12-09

Dutch Pres Paul Kruger & Queen Wilhelmina have a triumphant procession

1901-09-19

11 baseball games canceled due to funeral of Pres William McKinley

1902-08-22

Pres Teddy Roosevelt became 1st US chief executive to ride in a car

1903-01-02

Pres T Roosevelt shuts down post office in Indianola Miss, for refusing to accept its appointed postmistress because she was black

1903-07-04

Pacific Cable (SF, Hawaii, Guam, Phil) opens, Pres TR sends message

1906-12-10

Pres Theodore Roosevelt (1st American) awarded Nobel Peace Prize

1906-12-20

Venezuela (under vice-pres Gomez) attacks Dutch fleet

1907-01-01

Pres Theodore Roosevelt shakes a record 8,513 hands in 1 day

1908-11-03

William Howard Taft (R) elected 27th pres over William Jennings Bryan

1910-04-15

Taft is 1st pres to throw out a 1st ball at a baseball game

1911-01-02

Bkln Dodgers pres Charles Ebbets announces purchase of grounds to build a new concrete-and-steel stadium to seat 30,000

1911-02-08

US helps overthrow Pres Miguel Devila of Honduras

1911-05-18

Pres/dictator Jose Porfirio Diaz of Mexico term ends

1911-08-14

General Leconte appointed temporary pres of Haiti

1911-12-30

Sun Yat-sen elected 1st pres of Republic of China

1912-05-19

AL Pres Ban Johnson tells Tigers if they continue protest of Ty Cobb's suspension, they will be banned from baseball

1912-08-07

Progressive (Bull Moose) Party nominates Theodore Roosevelt for pres

1913-04-26

Sun Yet San calls for revolt against pres Yuan Shikai in China

1913-10-27

Pres Wilson says US will never attack another country

1915-01-28

US Pres Wilson refuses to prohibit immigration of illiterates

1918-01-08

Pres Wilson outlines his 14 points for peace after the Great War

1918-03-07

Pres Wilson authorizes US Army's Distinguished Service Medal

1918-12-04

Pres Wilson sails for Versailles Peace Conference in France, 1st chief executive to travel outside US while in office

1919-02-05

NL pres John Heydler dismisses charges that Hal Chase bet against his team & threw games in collusion with gamblers

1919-07-08

Pres Wilson returns to NYC from Versailles Peace Conference

1920-05-05

US Pres Wilson makes Communist Labor Party illegal

1921-11-23

Pres Harding signs Willis Campell Act (anti-beer bill) forbidding doctors prescribing beer or liquor for medicinal purposes

1922-06-14

Pres Harding is 1st US president to use radio, dedicating the Francis Scott Key memorial in Baltimore

1922-09-21

Pres Warren G Harding signs a joint resolution of approval to establish a Jewish homeland in Palestine

1923-02-20

Christy Mathewson becomes pres of Boston Braves

1923-03-14

Pres Warren G Harding becomes 1st pres to pay taxes

1924-02-03

Alexei Ryko elected as Pres of People's commission (succeeds Lenin)

1924-05-26

Pres Calvin Coolidge signs Immigration law: restricting immigration

1924-10-15

Pres Calvin Coolidge declares Statue of Liberty a national monument

1925-01-22

Albania Republic proclaimed under Pres Achmed Zogu

1925-03-04

Pres Coolidge's inauguration broadcast live on 21 radio stations

1927-01-31

NL Pres John Heydler rules Rogers Hornsby can't hold stock in the Cardinals & play for the Giants

1927-02-10

Pres Calvin Coolidge asks for 2nd disarmament conference

1927-02-23

Pres Calvin Coolidge creates Federal Radio Commission (FRC)

1928-12-11

Buenos Aires police thwart an attempt on Pres-elect Herbert Hoover

1928-12-11

NL Pres John Heydler proposes designated hitter for pitchers

1928-12-17

John McGraw backs NL Pres John Heydler's designated hitter idea

1929-01-03

27 year old William S Paley becomes CBS pres

1929-02-26

US Pres Calvin Coolidge establishes Grand Teton National Park

1930-03-11

Pres & Chief Justice William Taft buried in Arlington

1932-06-06

Carlos Davila coup against pres Juan Montero of Chile

1933-02-06

Pres von Hindenburg & von Papen ends Prussian parliament

1933-02-15

Pres-elect Franklin Roosevelt survives assassination attempt

1933-02-28

German Pres Von Hindenburg abolishes free expression of opinion

1933-03-04

FDR inaugrated as 32nd pres, pledges to pull US out of Depression & says "We have nothing to fear but fear itself"

1933-10-15

20th Amendment to the US Constitution goes into effect: Pres term begins in Jan not March

1934-03-12

Acting Pres Constantine Päts commits coup in Tallinn Estonia

1935-01-01

Pres Mustapha Kemal Pasha names himself "Ataturk: Father of Turkey"

1936-06-18

Polish parliament gives pres Ignacy Moscicki dictatorial power

1936-12-08

Anastasio Somoza elected pres of Nicaragua

1938-03-18

Pres Cardena of Mexico nationalizes US & British oil companies

1940-11-05

Pres FDR (D) wins unprecedented 3rd term beating Wendell Willkie (R)

1943-01-10

1st US pres to visit a foreign country in wartime-FDR leaves for Casablanca, Morocco

1943-07-28

Pres FDR announces end of coffee rationing in US

1943-09-13

Having been Generalissimo since 1928, Chiang Kai-shek elected pres

1943-10-14

Japan declares Philippine Independence (premier/pres Jose Laurel)

1943-12-04

-Dec 6] 2nd conference of Cairo: FDR, Churchill & Turkish pres Inonu

1945-04-12

Harry Truman sworn in as 33rd pres

1946-06-28

Enrico de Nicola becomes 1st pres of Italy

1946-10-06

US Pres Harry Truman questions Great Britain Jews about Palestine

1946-11-09

Pres Harry Truman ends wage/price freeze

1946-12-05

Pres Harry Truman creates Committee on Civil Rights by Exec Order #9808

1946-12-31

Pres Harry Truman officially proclaims end of WW II

1947-03-12

Pres Harry Truman introduces Truman-doctrine to fight communism

1947-03-21

Pres Harry Truman signs Executive Order 9835 requiring all federal employees to have allegiance to the United States

1947-06-20

Pres Harry Truman vetoes Taft-Hartley Act

1948-04-20

Walter P Reuther UAW pres shot & wounded at his home in Detroit

1948-06-07

Communist complete takeover of Czechoslovakia; Pres Bernes resigns

1948-07-15

Pres Harry Truman nominated for another term (Phila)

1948-07-26

Pres Harry Truman issues Executive Order No. 9981 directing "equality of treatment & opportunity" in armed forces

1948-11-02

Pres Harry Truman re-elected in an upset over Republican Thomas Dewey

1949-01-20

Pres Harry Truman announces his point 4 program

1949-09-12

Theodor Heuss elected 1st pres/Conrad Adenauer 1st PM of German FR

1949-10-06

US Pres Harry Truman signs Mutual Defense Assistance Act (for NATO)

1950-04-24

Pres Harry Truman denies there are communists in US government

1950-06-26

Pres Gottwald of Czech confirms Milada Horakova's death sentence

1950-07-27

Pres Harry Truman promises aid to Taiwan

1950-08-15

Pres Sukarno proclaims unity of Indonesia

1950-11-01

Puerto Rican nationalists try to kill Pres Harry Truman at Blair House

1952-06-10

Pres Harry Truman desires nationalizing steel industry

1952-12-08

Isaak Ben-Zwi elected pres of Israel

1953-02-11

Pres Eisenhower refuses clemency appeal for Rosenberg couple

1953-12-16

1st White House Press Conference (Pres Eisenhower & 161 reporters)

1954-02-02

Pres Eisenhower reports detonation of 1st H-bomb (done in 1952)

1954-03-01

Rebellion during visit of pres Naguib in Khartoum Sudan, 30 die

1954-06-14

Pres Eisenhower signs order adding words "under God" to the Pledge

1954-07-12

Pres Eisenhower put forward a plan for an interstate highway system

1954-10-27

Pres Eisenhower offers aid to S Vietnam pres Ngo Dinh Diem

1954-11-14

Egyptian pres Naguib fire, state of emergency declared

1955-02-12

Pres Eisenhower sends 1st US advisors to S Vietnam

1955-06-16

Pope Pius XII ex-communicates Argentine Pres Juan Peron

1955-08-12

Pres Eisenhower raises minimum wage from 75 cents to $1 an hour

1955-10-03

Juscelino Kubitschek de Oliveira becomes pres of Brazil

1955-10-26

Ngo Dinh Diem proclaims Vietnam a republic with himself as pres

1956-01-16

Egyptian pres Nasser pledges to reconquer Palestine

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

1956-02-29

Pres Eisenhower announces he would seek a 2nd term

1956-08-22

Pres Eisenhower & VP Nixon renominated by Rep convention in SF

1956-10-11

AL Pres Will Harridge bars Wash Senators move to West Coast, unless unanimously approved by the other AL owners

1956-11-06

US Pres Eisenhower (R) re-elected defeating Adlai E Stevenson (D)

1957-01-26

Joseph F Cairnes succeeds Lou Perini as Pres of Milwaukee Braves

1958-04-28

Vice Pres Richard Nixon begins goodwill tour of Latin America

1958-07-06

Adolfo Lopez Mateos elected pres of Mexico

1958-07-07

Pres Eisenhower signed a bill approving Alaskan statehood

1958-07-15

Pres Eisenhower sends US troops to Lebanon; they stay 3 months

1958-12-07

Romulo Betancourt elected pres of Venezuela

1958-12-19

1st radio broadcast from space (Pres Eisenhower voice "To all mankind, America's wish for Peace on Earth & Good Will to Men Everywhere")

1958-12-21

Charles de Gaulle wins 7 year term as 1st pres of 5th Rep of France

1959-01-08

Charles de Gaulle inaugurated as pres of France's 5th Republic

1959-03-25

French pres De Gaulle acknowledges Oder-Neisse boundary

1959-05-30

Pres Somoza ends emergency crisis in Nicaragua

1959-05-30

Pres Stroessner disbands Paraguay's parliament

1959-06-17

Eamon de Valera elected pres of Ireland

1959-07-01

Heinrich Lubke elected pres of West-Germany

1959-08-18

Branch Rickey resigns as Pirates' CEO to be pres of Continental League

1960-03-26

Iraq executes 30 after attack on Pres Kassem

1960-05-07

Leonid Brezhnev replaces Kliment Voroshilov as pres of USSR

1960-06-16

Pres Eisenhower cancels trip to Japan

1960-11-12

Coup against South Vietnam pres Ngo Dinh Diem fails

1961-03-13

Elizabeth Gurley Finn (70) becomes pres of US Communist Party

1961-03-14

George Weiss becomes pres of NY Mets

1962-02-27

South-Vietnam pres Ngo Dinh Diem's palace bombed, 1st US killed

1962-03-09

Egyptian Pres Nasser declares Gaza belongs to Palestinians

1962-03-29

Argentine Pres Frondizi flees from the army

1962-05-14

Ex-pres Milovan Djilas sentenced to 5 years

1963-06-28

Belaunde Terry inaugurated as pres of Peru

1963-08-15

Fulbert Youlou, resigns as Pres of Congo-Brazzaville

1963-12-20

Massemba-Debate elected pres of Congo-Brazzaville

1964-01-27

Margaret Chase Smith (Sen-R-Maine) tries for Republican Pres bid

1964-03-31

Pres Jango Goulart of Brazil chased out of office by military

1964-04-02

Military coup in Brazil by Gen Castello Branco, Pres Goulart ousted

1964-07-16

Republicans convention selects Barry Goldwater as pres candidate

1964-11-03

LBJ (D) soundly defeats Barry Goldwater (R) for pres

1964-12-13

In El Paso, Tx, LBJ & Mexican Pres Gustavo Diaz Ordaz set off an explosion diverting Rio Grande, to reshape US-Mexico border

1965-06-19

Algerian coup under colonel Houari Boumedienne, pres Ben Bella fired

1965-11-25

Congo military coup under Gen Mobutu, Pres Kasavubu overthrown

1966-01-13

1st black selected for pres cabinet (LBJ selects Robert C Weaver-HUD)

1966-02-24

Coup ousts Pres Kwame Nkrumah of Ghana

1966-09-19

Mike Burke named Yankees pres

1967-03-07

Teamster pres Jimmy Hoffa begins 8-year jail sentence for defrauding the union & jury tampering (commuted Dec 23, 1971)

1967-03-15

Marshal Arturo da Costa e Silva sworn in as pres of Brazil

1968-02-06

Former Pres Dwight Eisenhower shot a hole-in-one

1968-11-06

Nixon elected 37th pres of US, defeating Hubert Humphrey

1968-12-02

Pres Nixon names Henry Kissinger security advisor

1968-12-13

Pres Da Costa e Silva disbands parliament/grabs power

1969-03-25

Pakistan Gen Agha Mohammed Jagja Khan succeeds Ayub Chan as pres

1970-04-01

Pres Nixon signs bill limiting cigarette advertisements on 1/1/71

1970-06-09

Argentine milt junta under lt-gen Lanusse drives out pres Ongania

1970-09-22

Pres Nixon requests 1,000 new FBI agents for college campuses

1970-11-03

Pres Nixon promises gradual troop removal of Vietnam

1971-04-07

Pres Nixon orders lt Calley (Mi Lai) free

1971-05-18

Pres Nixon rejects 60 demands of Congressional Black Caucus

1971-07-15

Pres Nixon announces he would visit People's Rep of China

1971-08-12

Syriam Pres Assad drops diplomatic relations with Jordan

1971-08-22

Bolivian military coup under col Hugo Banzer, pres Torres driven out

1971-12-02

Zayid bin Sultan Al Nuhayyan of Abu Dhabi becomes pres of UAE

1972-02-15

Pres Velasco Ibarra of Ecuador deposed for 4th time

1972-02-27

Pres Nixon & Chinese Premier Chou En-lai issued Shanghai Communique

1972-02-28

Pres Richard Nixon ends historic week-long visit to China

1972-03-02

Jean-Bédell Bokassa appoints himself pres for life of Cent African Rep

1972-03-10

Gen Lon Nol becomes pres & prince Sirik Matak premier of Cambodia

1972-06-23

Pres Nixon signs act barring sex discrimination in college sports

1972-11-07

Pres Nixon (R) re-elected defeating George McGovern (D)

1972-12-30

Pres Nixon halts bombing of North Vietnam & announces peace talks

1973-01-15

Pres Nixon suspends all US offensive action in N Vietnam

1973-03-24

SF 49er pres Lou Spadia proposes NFL expand to 30 teams

1973-06-01

Greek Pres Papadopoulos asks for "parliamentary presidential republic"

1973-07-13

Hector de Campora resigns as pres of Argentina

1973-07-23

Pres Nixon refuses to release Watergate tapes of conversations in the White House relevant to the Watergate investigation

1973-08-22

Chilean parliament accuses pres Allende violating laws

1973-09-14

Pres Nixon signed into law a measure lifting pro football's blackout

1973-10-23

Yankee GM & pres Lee MacPhail named AL president

1973-11-21

Pres Nixon's attorney, J Fred Buzhardt, reveals presence of 18½ minute gap in a White House tape recording related to Watergate

1973-11-25

Bloodless military coup ousts Greek Pres George Papadopoulos

1973-12-18

Yanks sign Dick Williams as manager, overturned later by AL Pres

1973-12-20

AL pres Joe Cronin refuses to allow Dick Williams to manage Yankees

1974-03-02

Grand jury concludes Pres Nixon is involved in Watergate cover-up

1974-07-01

Isabel Peron succeeds husband Juan as pres of Argentina

1974-09-16

Pres Ford announces conditional amnesty for US Vietnam War deserters

1974-09-30

Gen Francesco da Costa Gomez succeeds Gen Spinola as pres of Portugal

1974-11-21

Freedom of Information Act passed by Congress over Pres Ford's veto

1975-05-07

Pres Ford declares an end to "Vietnam Era"

1975-07-29

Ford became 1st US pres to visit Nazi concentration camp Auschwitz

1975-07-29

Military coup by Gen Mohammed/Pres Jakubu Gowon fired

1975-10-14

Pres Ford escapes injury when his limousine is struck broadside

1975-11-29

Pres Ford requires states to provide free education for handicapped

1976-01-11

Military coup in Ecuador, Pres Guillermo Lara leaves

1976-01-15

Sara Jane Moore sentenced to life for attempting to shoot Pres Ford

1976-07-14

Jimmy Carter wins Democratic pres nomination in NYC

1976-09-24

Newspaper heiress Patricia Hearst sentenced to 7 years for her part in a 1974 bank robbery. Released after 22 months by Pres Carter

1976-10-06

US Pres Gerald Ford says there is "no Soviet domination in Eastern Europe"

1976-12-19

Pres Leonid Brezhnev receives his 5th Order of Lenin

1977-02-24

Pres Carter announces US foreign aid will consider human rights

1977-03-07

Israeli PM Yitzhak Rabin meets Pres Carter

1977-04-03

Egyptian Pres Anwar Sadat's 1st meeting with US President Jimmy Carter

1977-06-12

Ground-breaking ceremonies for Pres Kennedy library

1977-09-07

Pres Carter & Gen Herrera sign Panama Canal treaties

1977-09-15

Pres Carter meets with 15 record company execs

1977-11-15

Pres Jimmy Carter welcomes Shah of Iran

1977-11-17

Egyptian Pres Sadat formally accepts invitation to visit Israel

1977-11-20

Egyptian Pres Sadat became 1st Arab leader to address Israeli Knesset

1977-12-25

Israeli PM Menachem Begin meets Egyptian Pres Sadat in Egypt

1977-12-30

Carter holds 1st news conference by US pres in Eastern Europe (Warsaw)

1978-01-01

Pres Ford signs 1st major revision of copyright law since 1909

1978-04-07

Pres Carter defers production of neutron bomb

1978-06-15

Italy's pres Leone resigns due to Lockheed affair

1978-07-01

Former Pres Nixon makes 1st public speech since resigning in 1974

1978-07-08

Alessandro Pertini elected pres of Italy

1978-07-13

Lee Iacocca fired as Ford Motor Pres by chairman Henry Ford II

1978-07-27

Portuguese pres Eanes fires premier Soares

1978-10-17

Pres Carter signs bill restoring Jefferson Davis citizenship

1978-12-01

Pres Carter more than doubles national park system size

1979-01-14

Pres Carter proposes Martin Luther King's birthday be a holiday

1979-01-29

Pres Carter commuted Patricia Hearst's 7 year sentence to 2 years

1979-02-07

Colonel Benjedid Chadli succeeds pres Boumedienne in Algeria

1979-02-18

Pres Zia ur-Rahmans National Party wins elections in Bangladesh

1979-04-02

Israeli PM Menachem Begin visits Cairo Egypt/meets pres Sadat

1979-06-04

South-African pres Vorster resigns due to scandal

1979-06-18

US Pres Carter & Soviet Pres Leonid Brezhnev sign SALT II treaty limiting nuclear wepons

1979-07-16

Premier/pres al-Bakr of Iraq is succeeded by Saddam Hussein

1979-07-24

Pres Carter names Paul Volcker, pres of Federal Reserves

1979-10-17

Pres Carter signs legislation creating Dept of Education

1979-11-01

Bolivia military coup under Gen Busch, pres Guevara flees

1979-12-27

Soviet troops invade Afghanistan, Pres Hafizullah Amin overthrown

1980-02-03

Mohammed Ali tours Africa as Pres Carter's envoy

1980-05-29

Attempted assassination on Vernon Jordan Jr National Urban League pres

1981-01-09

Francisco Balsamao elected pres of Portugal

1981-03-30

Pres Reagan shot & wounded by John W Hinckley III

1981-05-30

Bangladesh Pres Ziaur Rahman is shot by group of rebel officers

1981-06-12

Only candidate Hassan Gouled Aptidon wins Djibouti pres election

1982-02-05

Suriname pres Chin A Sen resigns & flees to Neth

1982-02-07

Luis A Monge elected pres of Costa Rica

1982-03-23

Guatemala military coup under gen Rios Montt, pres Romeo Lucas flees

1982-04-29

Alfredo Magana elected pres of El Salvador

1982-04-30

Alvaro Magana chosen to succeed Jose N Duarte as pres of El Salvador

1982-12-01

Miguel de la Madrid inaugurated as pres of Mexico

1982-12-15

Roy Williams, Teamsters pres, & 4 others convicted of bribery

1983-05-30

AL Pres Lee MacPhail suspends Yankees owner George Steinbrenner for one week, for his public criticism of umpires

1983-06-06

Li Xiannian becomes pres/Deng Xiaoping supreme commander of China PR

1983-07-28

AL Pres Lee MacPhail threw out umpire's decision & allows

1983-08-08

Military coup in Guatemala, Pres Rios Montt flees

1984-04-11

Gen Sec Konstantin U Chernenko named pres of Soviet Union

1985-01-02

Egyptian Pres Mubarak reappoints Coptic pope Shenuda III

1985-03-31

El Salvador's Pres Duartes' Christian-Democrats win election

1986-01-13

South Yemen Pres Ali Nasser Mohammed's bodyguard shoots opponents

1986-02-16

Mario Soares (Socialist) elected Portugal's 1st civilian pres

1986-05-16

South African Pres P W Botha sends Coetsee to visit Mandela

1986-06-08

Alleged Nazi Kurt Waldheim elected pres of Austria

1986-06-13

Pres Reagan criticizes South African state of emergency

1986-09-11

Pres Mubarak receives Israeli premier Peres

1986-12-07

Pres Jean-Claude Duvalier flees Haiti

1987-02-04

Pres Reagan's veto of Clean Water Act is overridden by Congress

1987-07-18

Molly Yard elected new pres of National Organization for Women

1987-10-12

Oscar Arias (Costa Rican Pres) wins Nobel Peace Prize

1987-10-13

Costa Rican Pres Oscar Arias wins Nobel Peace Prize

1987-12-23

Lynette "Squeaky" Fromme, serving a life sentence for attempted assassination of Pres Gerald R Ford escapes from Alderson Prison

1988-01-25

Ramsewak Shankar sworn in as pres of Suriname

1988-04-05

Democratic convention picks Michael Dukakis as their pres candidate

1988-07-27

General Sein Lwin succeeds Ne Win as pres of Burma

1988-09-08

NL pres Bart Giamatti is unanimously elected baseball's 7th commissioner

1988-12-20

Premier Ranasinghe Premadasa elected pres of Sri Lanka

1988-12-30

Former Soviet Pres Brezhnev's son-in-law sentenced to 12-yr (bribery)

1989-01-20

Reagan becomes 1st pres elected in a "0" year, since 1840, to leave office alive

1989-05-15

Soviet Pres Gorbachev in Beijing for 1st Sino-Soviet summit in 30 yrs

1989-11-26

Luis Alberto Lacalle becomes pres of Uruguay

1989-12-01

USSR Pres Mikhail S Gorbachev meets Pope John Paul II at the Vatican

1990-02-02

South Africa's Pres FW de Klerk promises to free Nelson Mandela & legalizes ANC & 60 other political orgs

1990-03-15

Fernando Collor de Mello sworn in as pres of Brazil

1990-04-25

Violeta Barrios de Chamorro begins a 6 year term as Nicaragua's pres

1990-05-27

Caesar Gaviria Trujillo chosen pres of Colombia

1990-09-24

West German Pres Richard von Weizsaecker signs reunification treaty

1990-11-22

Prof Amos Sawyer installed as interim pres of Liberia

1990-11-29

Expos pres Claude Brochu agrees to buy club from Charles Bronfman

1990-12-16

Jean-Bertrand Aristide elected pres of Haiti

1991-01-01

Iraq rejects peace proposal from Egyptian Pres Hosi Mubarak

1991-01-13

Pres Mario Soares of Portugal re-elected

1991-06-17

Pres Zachary Taylors body is exhumed to test how he died

1991-07-08

Pitts Pirate Pres Carl Barger becomes 1st pres of Fla Marlins

1991-09-18

Robert Helmick resigns as pres of US Olympic Committee

1992-01-11

Algeria's Pres Chadli announces his resignation

1992-03-03

Pres Bush apologizes for raising taxes after pledging not to

1992-04-05

Peru's Pres Alberto Fujimori suspend constitution & dissolved Congress

1992-05-02

Yugoslav Army seize Bosnian Pres Alija Izetbegovic

1992-07-11

Pres candidate Ross Perot at NAACP speech calls them "you people"

1992-10-02

VP Itamar Franco becomes pres of Brazil

1993-01-11

Independent pres candidate Ross Perot publicly returns to politics

1993-05-09

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

1993-06-01

Melchior Ndadaye elected pres of Burundi

1993-06-06

Ramiro de Leon Carpio elected pres of Guatemala

1993-07-10

Melchior Ndadaye becomes 1st Hutu Burundi pres/Sylvie Kinigi, PM

1993-10-04

Troops of pres Yelsin occupy Russian White House (parliament)

1993-10-21

Military coup by Burundi Pres Ndadaye; 525,000 Hutus flee

1994-01-27

Carlos Reina succeeds pres Callejas in Honduras

1994-03-07

Charles Taylor resigns as pres of Liberia

1994-03-20

El Salvador's 1st pres election following 12-year-old civil war

1994-06-11

Moshood Abiola becomes pres of Nigeria

1994-07-22

Military coup in Gambia: Pres Dawda Jawara flees

1994-08-11

Joao B "Nino" Vieira elected pres of Guinee-Bissau

1994-10-15

Botswana Pres Ketumile Masires BDP wins parliamentary election

1994-10-15

Pres Jean-Baptiste Aristide returns to Haiti

1995-03-11

Pres Nazarbajev disbands Kazachstan parliament

1995-06-26

Gunmen ambush Egyptian pres Hosni Mubarak, escapes unharmed

1997-05-27

Russian Pres Boris Yeltsin signs a historic treaty with NATO

1998-02-09

Failed assassination attempt on Georgian Pres Eduard Shevardnadze

1998-07-12

Pres. Nelson Mandela accompanies Queen Elizabeth II on a coach drive through the streets of London

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Pres - Notable Birthdays

John TylerMar 29, 1790

Franklin PierceNov 23, 1804

Andrew JohnsonDec 29, 1808

James A GarfieldNov 19, 1831

Benjamin HarrisonAug 20, 1833

Grover ClevelandMar 18, 1837

William Howard TaftSep 15, 1857

Theodore RooseveltOct 27, 1858

John Fitzgerald KennedyMay 29, 1917

Shirley ChisholmNov 30, 1924

Pres - Birthdays
Date Event
1721-04-13

John Hanson, Maryland, 1st US Pres under Articles of Confederation

1731-07-03

Samuel Huntington, (Gov-Ct), Continental Congress pres

1783-03-08

Hannah Hoes Van Buren, NY, wife of pres Martin (1837-41) (died 1819)

1790-03-29

John Tyler, Charles City County Virginia, (D/W) 10th Pres (1841-1845)

1804-11-23

Franklin Pierce, Hillsboro NH, (D) 14th Pres (1853-1857)

1807-08-11

David R Atchison, pres of USA on March 3rd 1849

1808-12-29

Andrew Johnson, Raleigh NC, (Unionist), 17th pres (1865-69)

1810-03-10

John McCloskey, US, pres of St John's College (Fordham U)

1820-05-04

Julia Gardiner Tyler, 2nd wife of Pres John Tyler (1841-45)

1822-09-16

Charles S Crocker, Pres of Central & South Pacific Railroad

1825-10-10

Paulus Kruger, Pres of South African Republic (1883), Boer leader

1831-11-19

James A Garfield, Ohio, gen/(R) 20th Pres (March 4-Sept 19, 1881)

1833-08-20

Benjamin Harrison, North Bend Ohio, (R) 23rd Pres (1889-1893)

1834-03-20

Charles William Elliot, Boston, Pres of Harvard (1869-1909)

1837-03-18

Grover Cleveland, [Stephen], NJ, 22nd/24th Pres (1885-89, 93-97)

1837-08-11

Marie Francois Carnot, engineer/French pres (1887-94); assassinated

1838-11-13

Joseph F Smith, 6th pres of Mormon church

1842-12-03

Ellen Henrietta Richards, US, chemist (Amer Home Economics Association-1st Pres)

1845-01-15

Ella Flagg Young, 1st woman pres (National Educational Association)

1847-06-30

Jacob T Cremer, min of Colonies/pres (Dutch Trading Comp)

1850-03-07

Tomés G Masaryk, Czechoslovakia, Father/Pres of Czech (1918-35)

1850-03-10

Mary Mills Patrick, US, 1st pres of Istanbul Woman's College

1851-01-19

David Starr Jordan, NY, biologist/university pres (Leland Stanford)

1851-03-19

Roque Saenz Pena, pres of Argentina (1910-14)

1855-06-14

Robert Marion La Follette, Wisconsin, pres candidate (Progressive)

1856-11-22

Heber J Grant, Salt Lake City, 7th pres of Mormon church

1857-03-22

Paul Doumer, gov-genl of Indo-China/13th Pres of France (1931-32)

1857-09-15

William Howard Taft, Cin, (R) 27th pres (1909-13), chief justice

1857-10-02

Marthinus T Steyn, pres of Orange-Free state (1896-1902)

1858-10-27

Theodore Roosevelt, NYC, (R) 26th Pres (1901-09; Nobel 1906), (d. 1919)

1859-12-29

Venustiano Carranza, pres of Mexico (1915-20)

1861-08-06

Edith Kermit Carow Roosevelt, Pres. Roosevelt's Fourth of July Oration

1862-04-02

Nicholas Murray Butler, US, Columbia University pres/pacifist (Nobel 1931)

1863-08-01

Gaston Doumergue, premier/pres of France (1913..34)

1865-06-19

Alfred Hugenberg, German RC pres-dir of Krupp/media magnate

1865-11-02

Warren Gamaliel Harding, Ohio, (R) 29th pres (1921-23)

1870-04-04

George A Smith, Salt Lake City Utah, 8th pres of Mormon church

1871-06-17

Nicolae Iorga, writer/poet/literature historian/pres of Romania

1873-09-08

David O McKay, Huntsville, Utah, 9th pres of Mormon church

1874-03-17

Stephen Samuel Wise, US, pres of Zionist Org of America

1874-12-21

Juan Bautista Sacasa, pres of Nicaragua (1932-36)

1876-01-03

Wilhelm Pieck, co-founder German Communist Party/pres (1949-60)

1876-02-26

Agustin P Justo y Rolon, pres Argentina (1931-38)

1877-11-24

Alben W Barkley, Graves County Ky, (35th Vice Pres-D-1949-53)

1878-03-25

Henry graaf de Baillet-Latour, Belgian pres of IOC (1925-42)

1880-01-10

Manuel Azaña y Diaz, PM/pres of 2nd Spanish republic (1936-39)

1881-02-25

William Foster, Mass, Communist Pres candidate (1924,28,32)

1881-09-27

William J Clothier, 1st pres of tennis hall of fame/(US Open-1906)

1881-10-05

Otto V Kuusinen, Fin/Rus communist pres of Karelo-Finnish SR (1940-56)

1884-11-20

Norman Thomas, Marion Ohio, socialist (Pres Candidate 1928-48)

1886-01-31

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

1887-02-26

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

1887-10-31

Chiang Kai-shek, Chekiang Province China, pres of Nationalist China

1888-12-07

Matthew Heywood Campbell Broun, 1st pres of American Newspaper Guild

1890-07-18

Charles Wilson, Pres of General Motors (1940-53)/Sec of Def (1953-57)

1890-10-14

Dwight D Eisenhower, Denison Tx, (R) 34th Pres (1953-1961)/Gen (WW 2)

1891-05-22

Robert Gordon Sproul, educator/college pres (Univ of California)

1891-12-19

Edward Bernard Andre Maria Raczynski, Poland, pres-in-exile (1979-86)

1893-02-06

Muhammad Zafrulla Khan, pres of UN General Assembly (1962-63)

1893-08-15

Harlow H Curtice, pres of General Motors (1953-8)

1894-02-15

Oswaldo Aranha, Brazil, lawyer/statesman (1st pres of UN)

1895-03-31

John Jay McCloy, lawyer/banker (Sec of War 1941-45, pres Chase Man)

1895-07-10

Nahum Goldmann, Switz, pres Zionist World Organization

1895-10-08

Juan Peron, Argentine Pres (1946-55, 1973-74)

1896-02-01

Anastasio "Tacho" Somoza, general/pres of Nicaragua (1937-56)

1898-05-01

Eugene R Black, US, Pres of World Bank (1953-62)

1898-07-23

Mervyn "Red" Dutton, Manitoba, 2nd NHL pres (1943-46)

1898-08-15

Lillian Carter, Pres Carter's (1977-1981) mom

1899-09-15

Milton S Eisenhower, Dwight's brother/pres (Pennsylvania State)

1900-02-05

Adlai E Stevenson, (Gov-D-Ill), pres candidate (D) (1952, 1956)

1900-08-04

Arturo Umberto Illia, pres of Argentina (1963-66)

1900-09-20

Humberto de Alencar Castelo Branco, Brazil general/pres (1964-67)

1901-01-03

Ngo Dinh Diem, pres/dictator of South Vietnam (1955-63)

1901-09-28

William Samuel Paley, Chicago Ill, pres/CEO of CBS (1928-90)

1902-07-15

Jean Rey, Belgium, pres of European Commission (1967-70)

1902-10-03

Arturo da Costa e Silva, marshal/pres of Brazil (1967-69)

1903-02-18

Nikolaj V Podgorny, pres USSR (1965-77)

1904-07-24

James R Killian Jr, MIT pres (1948-59)

1905-10-18

Felix Houphouet-Boigny, pres of Ivory coast (1960-93)

1906-02-17

Galo Plaza Lasso, pres of Ecuador (1948-52), head of OAS (1968-75)

1906-10-12

Joe Cronin, baseball (Pirates, Red Sox, Senators, MVP 1930, AL Pres)

1907-04-13

Harold Stassen, W St Paul Minn, (Gov-R-Minn) perennial pres candidate

1907-06-11

Paul Mellon, US, oil magnate/pres (Washington National Gallery of Art)

1907-06-29

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

1907-09-23

Jarmila Novotna, soprano (Met Opera)/pres of Czechoslovakia (1957-68)

1908-02-22

Romulo Betancourt, pres of Venezuela (1945-48, 1958-64)

1909-01-01

Barry Goldwater, (Sen-R-Az, 1953-65, 69- )/Pres candidate (R) 1964)

1909-03-06

Obafemi Awolowo, Nigeria, pres of Nigeria (1979-83)

1909-06-20

Cecil Marley, cricketer (Jamaican batsman 1928-1946, WICBC pres)

1909-06-30

Juan Bosch, poet/pres of Dominican Republic (1962-63)

1909-08-27

Lester W "Pres" Young, US jazz saxophonist

1910-03-18

Chiang Ching-huo, son of Chinese pres Chiang Kai-shek/pres (1978-88)

1910-08-12

Baroness Phillips, pres/general secretary (Natl Association of Women)

1911-04-24

Robert Joseph Kane, Ithaca NY, Pres of US Olympic Comm (1976)

1911-05-27

Hubert Humphrey, (Sen-D-Minn) 38th VP (1965-69), 1968 Pres candidate

1912-08-25

Erich Honecker, Germany, Pres (East Germany)

1913-09-10

Zeph[ania L] Mothopeng, pres South Afr Pan-African Congress (1986- )

1914-12-14

Karl Carstens, German (CDU)/pres Germany (1979-84)

1916-03-29

Eugene J McCarthy, Watkins Minn, (Sen-D-Minn, pres candidate 1968)

1917-05-29

John Fitzgerald Kennedy, Mass, (Sen-D-Mass), 35th Pres (1961-1963)

1917-09-30

Chung Hee Park, general/pres of South Korea (1961-79), assassinated

1918-08-29

Jelle Zijlstra, economist/minister/pres Netherlands Bank

1918-12-21

Kurt Waldheim, Nazi/4th UN Sec-Gen (1972-81)/Austrian pres (1986-92)

1918-12-25

Anwar el-Sadat, Egyptian Pres (1970-81, Nobel 1978)

1919-08-25

George C Wallace, Clio Ala, (gov-D-Ala)/pres candidate

1919-11-10

Moise Tshombe, pres of Katanga, then premier of the Congo (Zaire)

1920-05-13

Ratu Kasmisere Mara, PM of Fiji (1960-70, 70- )/pres (1994- )

1921-03-23

Ian Todd, pres (Royal College of Surgeons)

1921-09-05

Jack Valenti, Pres (Motion Picture Association of America)

1922-07-19

George McGovern, (Sen-D-SD)/pres candidate (D-1972), (d. 2012)

1923-02-17

Alden Winship Clausen, Hamilton Ill, banker (Pres of World Bank)

1923-05-26

Oren Lee Staley, 1st pres of National Farmers Organization (1955-79)

1923-07-06

Wojciech Jaruzelski, Polish general/pres (1989-90)

1924-01-17

Jewel Plummer Cobb, educator/pres (California State U at Fullerton)

1924-02-17

Margaret Truman, Mo, pres daughter/writer (Murder at FBI)/pianist

1924-08-18

Mohammad Zia Ul-Haq, pres of Pakistan (1977-88)[or Aug 12]

1924-11-30

Shirley Chisholm, (Rep-D-NY) 1st black congresswoman/pres candidate

1925-03-01

Al Rosen, Spartanburg SC, 3rd baseman (AL MVP 1953)/NY Yankee pres

1925-07-18

George Doggart, cricketer (2 Tests for England 1950)/MCC pres

1926-03-13

RaulAlfonsín, Argentine pres (1983-89) (or 3/12/1927)

1926-05-09

Robin Cooke, pres (NZ Court of Appeal)

1926-08-11

Bernard Ashley, English fashion designer/pres (Laura Ashley)

1927-07-06

Pat Paulsen, Wash, comedian/pres candidate (Smothers Bros Show)

1927-07-13

Simone Veil, Pres European parliament (France)

1928-03-18

Fidel V Ramos, pres (Phillipines)

1928-05-01

Raoul Servais, Belgian cartoonist/pres (l'ASIFA)

1929-04-09

Harvey Lichtenstein, pres (Bkln Academy of Music)

1930-03-22

Pat Robertson, televangelist (700 club, Pres candidate-R-1989)

1930-03-30

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

1930-08-18

Carl Barger, Lewistown Pa, baseball pres (Pittsburgh Pirates, Fla Marlins)

1933-11-03

Michael S Dukakis, (Gov-D-Mass, 1988 Pres Candidate)

1934-01-03

Carla Hills, politician (US Pres Commission on Housing-1982)

1934-01-28

Bill White, US, 1st baseman (Cards)/announcer (Yanks)/pres (NL)

1934-02-09

John A Ziegler Jr, Grosse Pointe Mich, 4th NHL pres (1977-92)

1935-07-09

Willem Duisenberg, minister of Finance (PvdA)/pres (Nethche Bank)

1935-07-24

Pat Oliphant, Australia, cartoonist (7 Pres: The Art of Oliphant)

1936-03-28

Mario Vargas Llosa, Peru, writer (Aunt Julia)/pres candidate

1936-04-05

Michael Livesay, British admiral/pres (RN College Greenwich)

1936-10-05

Vaclav Havel, writer/pres Czechoslovakia (1989-92)

1937-03-29

Billy Carter, Plains Georgia, brother of Pres Carter

1937-05-18

Jacques Santer, Pres (European Commission)

1937-05-20

Earl of Iveagh, pres (Guiness Pics)

1938-04-04

A Bartlett Giamatti, Boston, pres of Yale/baseball commish (1989)

1938-04-14

Gloria Dean Randle Scott, educator/pres (Beaumont College)

1938-08-14

Niara Sudarkasa, [Gloria M Clark], educator/pres (Lincoln College)

1939-01-09

Robertinho do Acordeon, Presídio de Mulheres Violentadas

1939-01-30

Eleanor Smeal, feminist/pres (NOW)

1939-04-10

Alan Rothenberg, US Soccer pres (1990- )

1942-01-14

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

1942-06-05

Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, pres of Equatoriaal Guinee (1979- )

1942-10-26

John P "Jannie" Roux, South African sect to pres (Botha/De Klerk)

1943-07-08

Faye Wattleton, St Louis Mo, sociologist/pres (Planned Parenthood)

1944-05-21

Mary Robinson, pres of Republic of Ireland (Labour, 1990- )

1944-09-21

Hamilton Jordan, political advisor (Crisis, Last Year of Carter Pres)

1945-01-21

Andrew Stein, pres of NYC council (D)

1945-08-02

Jewell Jackson McCabe, pres (natl coaltion of 100 black women)

1947-04-01

David Eisenhower, grandson of Pres Dwight, married Julie Nixon

1947-07-02

Luci Baines Johnson Nugent Turpin, daughter of Pres LBJ

1947-11-10

Bechir Gemayel, pres Lebanon (8/23-9/14, 1982)

1949-05-23

Alan Garcia Perez, pres of Peru (1985-90)

1950-12-16

Ieremia Tabai, pres of Kiribati (Gilbert Islands) (1979-91)

1956-05-19

Steve Ford, actor (Young & Restless)/son of Pres Gerald Ford

1963-01-11

Pres Romanillos, Beauty and the Beast

1967-10-19

Amy Carter, Pres Carter's daughter/peace activist

Pres - Notable Deaths

James MadisonJun 28, 1836

John TylerJan 18, 1862

Andrew JohnsonJul 31, 1875

Jefferson DavisDec 6, 1889

Rutherford B. HayesJan 17, 1893

William McKinleySep 14, 1901

Theodore RooseveltJan 6, 1919

warren hardingAug 2, 1923

William Howard TaftMar 8, 1930

Rose Fitzgerald KennedyJan 22, 1995

Shirley ChisholmJan 1, 2005

Pres - Deaths
Date Event
1540-05-22

Francesco Guicciardini, Italian historian/pres of Romagna, dies at 57

1684-04-05

William Brouncker, 2nd viscount/1st pres of Royal Society, dies

1819-12-09

Ann C Coleman, fiancee of pres Buchanan, commits suicide

1836-06-28

James Madison, 4th US pres (1809-17), dies in Montpelier Va at 85

1843-09-03

Cornelis PJ Elout, military/pres of West Sumatra, dies at 47

1862-01-18

John Tyler, 10th US pres (1841-45), dies in Richmond Va at 71

1863-07-26

Samuel Houston, 1st Pres of Rep of Texas (1836-38, 41-44), dies at 70

1870-03-01

Francisco S Lopez, Pres of Paraguay (1862-70), dies at 43

1875-07-31

Andrew Johnson, 17th pres, dies in Tennessee at 66

1876-06-20

Antonio L de Santa Ana, pres Mexico, dies at 79

1889-12-06

Jefferson Davis, Pres of Confederate States (1861-5), dies at 81

1893-01-11

Benjamin F Butler, US gen/pres candidate (anti-monopoly), dies at 74

1893-01-17

Rutherford B. Hayes, 19th US Pres (1877-81), dies of a heart attack at 70

1901-05-19

Marthinus Wessels Pretorius, 1st pres Rep South-Africa, dies at 81

1901-09-14

Pres William McKinley, dies in Buffalo, after being shot 8 days earlier by anarchist, Leon Czolgosz

1903-02-01

George G Stokes, British physicist/pres Royal Society, dies at 83

1913-02-22

Francisco Indalecio Madero, Mex pres, assassinated in milt coup at 39

1913-02-22

Suarez, Mexican vice pres, assassinated in a miltary coup

1916-11-28

Marthinus T Steyn, pres of Orange-Free state (1896-1902), dies at 59

1919-01-06

Theodore Roosevelt, 26th Pres (1901-09), dies in NY at 60

1922-12-16

Gabriel Narutowicz, 1st pres of Poland (Dec 7-16, 1922), assassinated

1923-08-02

warren harding, 29th Pres (1921-23), dies at Palace Hotel SF at 57

1923-08-14

Jacob T Cremer, pres (Dutch Handel-Mij), dies at 76

1925-04-18

Charles Ebbets, Pres (Dodgers), dies

1925-05-27

Ed McKeever, pres (Bkln Dodgers), dies of pneumonia

1926-06-25

Symon Petljoera, pres Ukraine (pogroms), murdered in Paris

1928-07-17

Alvaro Obregon, general/pres of Mexico, assassinated

1930-03-08

William Howard Taft, 27th US pres (1909-13)/Chief Justice, dies at 72

1932-05-01

Paul Doumer, Pres France (1931-32), assassin by Russia's Paul Gargalov

1932-09-13

Paul Gorguloff, murderer of French pres Doumer, beheaded

1933-04-30

Luis Sanchez Cerro, Pres of Peru, assassinated by Hurtado de Mendoza

1936-01-06

Charles A Stoneham, pres (NY Giants), dies

1937-09-14

Tomés G Masaryk, philosopher/pres of Czech (1918-35), dies at 87)

1940-11-04

Manuel Azaña y Diez, Spanish PM (1932..4)/pres (1936-39), dies at 60

1942-01-07

Henry, Count of Baillet-Latour, pres of IOC (1925-42), dies at 63

1942-04-23

Marcelo Torcuato de Alvear, pres of Argentina (1922-28), dies at 73

1943-01-10

Agustin P Justo y Rolon, pres Argentina (1931-38), dies at 66

1946-06-03

Michail I Kalinin, Pres (Supreme Soviet), dies at 60

1948-04-14

Walter P Reuther, Pres (United Auto Workers), shot at his home

1948-09-30

Edith Kermit Carow Roosevelt, Pres. Roosevelt's Fourth of July Oration

1949-04-06

Stanley Christopherson, cricketer (1884, MCC Pres during WWII), dies

1950-12-31

Karl Renner, Austrian Chancellor/pres (1918-20, 45-50), dies at 80

1951-03-13

Alfred Hugenberg, German RC pres-dir of Krupp/media magnate, dies

1952-01-25

Sveinn Bjornsson, Danish 1st pres of Iceland (1944-52), dies at 70

1956-08-23

... Kennedy, daughter of future Pres Kennedy, dies same day

1956-11-02

Leo Baeck, Pres of World Union for Progressive Judaism, dies at 83

1957-01-04

Theodor Korner von Siegringen, Austrian pres (1951-57), dies at 84

1962-11-03

Harlow H Curtice, pres of General Motors (1953-8), dies at 69

1962-11-11

René Coty, pres of France, dies at 80

1964-05-17

Otto V Kuusinen, pres of Karelo-Finnish soviet rep (1940-56), dies 82

1964-09-02

Francisco H Craveiro Lopes, Portuguese gen/pres (1951-58), dies at 70

1964-10-12

J Howard Frazer, USTA pres, dies in office

1965-06-21

Bernard M Baruch, pres advisor (termed "Cold War"), dies at 94

1965-07-14

Adlai Stevenson, US amb to UN/pres candidate (D, 1952, 56), dies

1967-06-18

Humberto de Alencar Castelo Branco, Brazil pres (1964-67), dies at 66

1967-07-18

Humberto de Alencar Castelo Branco, Brazil pres (1964-87), dies at 66

1969-03-28

Dwight D Eisenhower, 34th pres/gen (WW 2), dies in Washington at 78

1970-01-05

Joseph A Yablonski, candidate for United Mine Workers pres, murdered

1970-04-07

Josina Machel, wife of Mozambique's 1st pres Samora Machel, dies

1970-06-03

H G Hjalmar Schacht, pres Germany Kingdom bank/minister of Eco, dies

1970-09-28

Gamal' Abd al-Nassar, Egypt Pres (1953-70), dies of heart attack at 52

1972-12-01

Antonio Segni, Italian PM/pres (1955-57, 59-60, 62-64), dies at 81

1973-07-26

Mike Burke, Pres (NY Yankees)/dir (Madison Sq Garden), dies

1973-08-01

Walter Ulbricht, pres German DR, dies at 80

1974-07-04

Mohammed SA al-Hoesseini, Mufti of Jerusalem/pres Com Palestine, dies

1975-02-18

Raymond Moley, US advisor to pres Roosevelt "Brain Trust", dies at 88

1976-08-22

Juscelino Kubitschek de Oliveira, pres of Brazil (1955-60), dies at 73

1977-08-03

Makarios III, [Michail Mouskos], archbishop/pres (Cyprus), dies at 63

1979-09-10

Agostinho Neto, poet/1st pres of Angola, dies at 56

1980-07-12

John W Davis, Pres (WV State college), dies at 92

1980-09-17

Anastasio Somoza, former Nicaraguan Pres, assassinated in Paraguay

1980-10-01

George Meany, union pres (AFL-CIO), dies at 86

1981-05-30

Ziaur Rahmen, pres of Bangladesh, is assassinated

1981-10-06

[Mohammed] Anwar al-Sadat, pres Egypt (1970-81), assassinated at 62

1982-04-15

5 murderers, of Egyptian pres Sadat, executed

1982-04-22

Melville Bell Grosvenor, pres (Natl Geographic Society), dies at 80

1982-07-04

Sylvestre A Guzman Fernandez, pres Dominican Rep, commits suicide

1982-08-29

Nahum Goldmann, pres Zionist World Organization, dies at 87

1983-05-14

Miguel Aleman Valdes, attorney/pres of Mexico (1946-52), dies at 80

1984-01-18

Malcolm H Kerr, 9th pres of American U of Beirut, shot dead

1984-09-07

Joe Cronin, shortstop/American League Pres, dies at 77

1985-03-10

Konstantin Chernenko, party leader/pres of USSR (1984-85), dies at 73

1986-05-15

Theodore H White, US journalist (Making of Pres, Pulitzer), dies at 71

1986-12-17

Ron Kass, record co pres (MGM), dies at 52 of cancer

1987-05-09

Obafemi Awolowo, Nigeria, pres of Nigeria (1979-83), dies at 78

1988-01-29

James R Killian Jr, MIT pres (1948-59), dies at 83

1988-08-17

Mohammad Zia Ul-Haq, pres of Pakistan (1978-88), dies in plane crash at 64

1988-09-19

Oren Lee Staley, 1st pres of Natl Farmers Org (1955-79), dies at 65

1988-09-25

Billy Carter, Pres Carter's brother Billy, dies of cancer at 51

1990-03-05

Gloria Carter Spann, Pres Carter's sister, dies of cancer at 63

1990-04-26

Carlos Pizarro Leongomez, Colombian pres candidate, assassinated

1990-05-09

Pauline Frederick, 1st women to moderate Pres debate, dies at 84

1990-06-05

Vasily V Kuznetsov, pres of USSR supreme soviet (1982-83, 85), dies

1991-06-11

Vlastimil Fisar, Czech actor/pres (Intl Actors Federation), dies

1992-01-23

Simon Brand, South African banker/adviser to Pres De Klerk, dies

1992-02-15

William H Schuman, US composer (Pulitzer)/Pres of Julliard, dies at 81

1992-07-19

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

1992-08-14

Flora SA Benson, US, wife of pres Ezra Taft B of mormon church, dies

1992-12-09

Carl Barger, baseball pres (Pittsburgh Pirates, Fla Marlins), dies at 62

1993-05-01

Ranasinghe Premadasa, pres (Sri Lanka, 1989-93), assassinated at 68

1993-07-30

Edward B A M Raczynski, Polish pres-in-exile (1979-86), dies at 97

1993-09-11

Antoine Izmery, Haitian businessman/advisor to pres Aristide, murdered

1993-10-21

Melchior Ndadaye, banker/1st Hutu pres of Burundi (1993), murder at 40

1993-12-07

Félix Houphouet-Boigny, pres of Ivory Coast (1960-93), dies at 88

1993-12-24

Yen Chia-kan, PM/Pres of Taiwan (1963-72, 75-78), dies

1993-12-31

Zviad Gamsachurdia, pres of Georgia SSR (1991-1993), suicide at 54

1994-01-07

Phoumi Vongvichit, pres of Laos (1986-91), dies

1994-01-10

Charles "Chub" Feeney, baseball pres (National League), dies at 72

1994-01-20

Jaramogi Oginga Odinga, Kenyan vice-pres (1963-66), dies at about 81

1994-01-21

Basel al-Assad, Syrian pres Assad son, dies in car accident at 31

1994-03-05

Abdullah Al-Sallal, pres of Yemen (1962-67), dies

1994-03-23

Luis Donaldo Colosio, Mexican pres candidate, assassinated at 44

1994-04-07

Francois de Grossouvre, Pres Mitterrand advisor, suicide at 76

1994-07-20

Kim II Sung, pres of North-Korea (1948-94), buried

1994-11-15

Volodymyr Ivashko, Pres of Ukraine (1990-91), dies

1994-12-03

Giorgi Chanturia, Pres of Georgia, assassinated

1994-12-09

Kim II Sung, pres of North Korea (1945-94), dies at 82

1995-01-22

Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy, mother of pres JFK, RFK, & Ted, dies at 104

1995-02-15

Lord Taylor of Hadfield, Brit pres of Taylor Woodrow Group, dies at 90

1995-02-22

Lembarek Boumaarafi, Algerian murderer of Pres Boudiaf, dies

1995-03-15

Carlos Menem Jr, son of Argentine pres, dies at 26

1995-05-13

Cecil Marley, cricketer (WICBC pres 1971-74, Jamaican capt 1946), dies

1995-06-08

Juan Carlos Ongania, pres of Argentina (1966-70), dies

1995-06-30

Sicco Mansholt, pres Commission of Europe (1972-1973), dies

1996-01-08

Francois Mitterrand, Pres of France (1981-95), dies of cancer at 79

1996-03-26

Edmund S Muskie, vice pres candidate/(Gov-D-Maine), dies at 81

1996-04-29

Siti Hartinah Suharto, wife of Pres Suharto of Indonesia, dies at 72

1996-04-30

Julio Cesar Mendez Montenegro, pres of Guatemala (1966-70), dies

1996-05-11

Nnamdi Azikiwe, Pres of Nigeria (1963-66), dies

1996-08-01

Mohamed Farrah Aidid, Pres (ANS-CUS)/Somalia, dies

1996-08-06

Hernan Siles Zuazo, Pres of Bolivia (1956-60, 1982-85), dies at 82

1996-09-27

Najibullah, Pres of Afghanistan Democratic Party (1986-90), executed

1996-12-09

Alain Poher, French pres of European Parliament (1966-69), dies

1996-12-20

Amata Kabua, Pres of Marshall Islands (1979-96), dies

1996-12-24

Nguyen Huu Tho, Pres of Vietnam (1980-81), dies

1997-02-18

Enrique Peralta Azurdia, milt pres of Guatemala in (1963-66), dies

1997-03-14

John Curtis Jr, pres/CEO (Luby's Cafe), commits suicide at 58

1997-05-08

Kai-Uwe Von Hassel, German Pres of Bundestag (CDU 1969-72), dies

1997-08-21

Misael Pastrana Borrero, Pres of Colombia (1970-74), dies

1997-11-25

Hastings Kamuzu Band, PM/Pres of Malawi (1964-66/66-94), dies

1997-12-22

Dawn Steel, producer/pres (Col TriStar), dies of brain tumor at 51

1998-02-06

Nazim al-Kudsi, Syrian PM (1949, 1950-51)/pres (1961-63), dies

2005-01-01

Shirley Chisholm, 1st American black congresswoman/pres candidate (b. 1924)

2006-01-02

Robertinho do Acordeon, Presídio de Mulheres Violentadas

2010-07-17

Pres Romanillos, Beauty and the Beast


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