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Term - Notable Historical Events

Jefferson DavisNov 6, 1861

Abraham LincolnNov 8, 1864

Hiram R. RevelsJan 20, 1870

Grover ClevelandNov 4, 1884

Charles TupperJul 8, 1896

William McKinleyMar 4, 1901

Mahatma GandhiSep 11, 1906

Jeannette RankinApr 2, 1917

FDRJul 18, 1940

Winston ChurchillMar 5, 1946

Charles de GaulleDec 21, 1958

George MurphyJan 1, 1965

Stephen Jay GouldSep 21, 1979

President ReaganJan 29, 1984

William J CaseyJan 29, 1987

Margaret ThatcherJun 11, 1987

Pete RoseAug 8, 1990

Arnold SchwarzeneggerOct 7, 2003

Vladimir PutinMay 7, 2012

ObamaNov 6, 2014

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Term - Historical Events
Date Event
1377-02-03

Cardinal Robert of Geneva (anti-pope Clemens VII) starts term

1721-04-03

Robert Walpole becomes Britain's 1st Lord of the Treasury - effective Prime Minister, although that term was never officially used (indeed, it was considered an insult) until much later.

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

1861-11-06

Jefferson Davis elected to 6 year term as Confederate president

1864-11-08

Abraham Lincoln (R) elected to his 2nd term as American President

1865-03-04

President Lincoln inaugurated for his 2nd term as US president

1870-01-20

Hiram R. Revels elected to fill unexpired term of Jefferson Davis

1877-05-07

Cincinnati Enquirer first uses term "Bullpen" to indicate foul territory

1884-11-04

Grover Cleveland (D) beats James G Blaine (R) for his 1st presidential term. The only American president to serve 2 non-consecutive terms

1893-03-04

Grover Cleveland (D) inaugrated as 24th US President (2nd term)

1896-07-08

Charles Tupper resigns as Prime Minister of Canada after losing the June 23rd election, his 69-day term the shortest in Canadian history

1898-01-12

Itō Hirobumi begins his third term as Prime Minister of Japan.

1900-06-26

Japan mobolizes 20,000 troops to help put down the Boxer uprising - but also advance long-term interest in gaining land and power in mainland Asia

1900-10-07

The term "orienteering" is first used for an event

1900-12-01

Portifiro Diaz is inaugurated for his 6th consecutive term as President of Mexico

1901-03-04

President William McKinley inaugurated for 2nd term as president; Theodore |Roosevelt serves as Vice President

1901-03-04

Term of George H White, last of post-Reconstruction congressmen, ends

1906-09-11

Mahatma Gandhi coins the term "Satyagraha" to characterize the Non-Violence movement in South Africa.

1911-05-18

Pres/dictator Jose Porfirio Diaz of Mexico term ends

1917-04-02

Jeannette Rankin (Rep-R-Mont) begins her term as 1st woman member of US House of Reps

1922-11-14

German Reichs Chancellor Joseph Wirth's term ends

1924-02-18

US, min of marine Edwin Denby ends term due to Teapot Dome-scandal

1924-03-11

3rd term of Belgium Theunis government begins

1924-12-16

Hiram Bingham is elected as a Republican to serve in the U.S. Senate forcing him to resign as Governor of Connecticut after serving only one day in office, the shortest term of any Connecticut Governor

1925-12-12

Arthur Heinman coins term "motel"; opens Motel Inn, San Luis Obispo

1933-10-15

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

1937-03-19

Astronomer Fritz Zwicky publishes his research on stellar explosion in which he coins the term "supernova" and hypothesizes that they were the origin of cosmic rays

1938-12-14

Will Harridge is elected to a 10-year-term as AL president

1940-07-18

Democratic Convention nominates FDR for a 3rd term

1940-11-05

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

1944-07-11

Franklin Roosevelt announces that he will run for a fourth term as President of the United States.

1944-07-20

US President FDR nominated for an unprecedented 4th term at Dem convention

1944-11-07

FDR wins 4th term in office, defeating Thomas E Dewey (R)

1945-01-20

Franklin D. Roosevelt sworn-in for an unprecedented 4th term as US President

1946-03-05

Winston Churchill's "Iron Curtain" speech (Fulton Missouri) popularizes the term and draws attention to division of Europe

1946-06-10

Rear Admiral Sidney W Souers, USNR, ends term as 1st director of CIA. Lieutenant General Hoyt S Vandenberg, USA, becomes 2nd director of CIA

1946-07-11

Kingman Douglass ends term as deputy director of CIA

1947-03-24

Congress proposes 2-term limitation on the presidency

1947-05-01

Lt General Hoyt S Vandenberg, USA, ends term as 2nd head of CIA

1948-07-15

Pres Harry Truman nominated for another term (Phila)

1948-10-24

Bernard M Baruch introduces term "Cold War"

1949-03-09

Brigadier Gen Edwin K Wright, USA, ends term as deputy director of CIA

1951-08-03

William H Jackson ends term as deputy director of CIA

1953-02-09

General Walter Bedell Smith, USA, ends term as 4th director of CIA Allen W Dulles, becomes acting director of CIA

1953-04-27

Wrestler Freddie Blassie coins term "Pencil neck geek"

1956-02-29

Pres Eisenhower announces he would seek a 2nd term

1956-06-17

Golda Meir begins her term as Israel's foreign minister

1958-12-21

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

1962-01-31

Gen Charles P Cabell, USAF, ends term as deputy director of CIA

1964-08-05

Ford Frick says he will not run for another term as commissioner

1964-10-23

Time Magazine uses term "op art" for 1st time

1965-01-01

American actor George Murphy begins his term as Senator of California

1966-06-30

Vice Adm William F Raborn Jr, USN, ends term as 7th director of CIA

1969-01-31

Vice Admiral Rufus L Taylor, USN, ends term as deputy director of CIA

1969-08-13

Temp Commissioner Bowie Kuhn elected for 7-year term by unanimous vote

1971-12-03

US President Richard Nixon commutes Jimmy Hoffa's jail term

1971-12-31

Lt Gen Robert E Cushman, Jr, USMC, ends term as deputy director of CIA

1973-02-02

Richath Helms, ends term as 8th director of CIA

1973-07-02

James R Schlesinger ends term as 9th director of CIA

1973-09-03

General Walters ends term as acting director of CIA

1975-07-16

Commissioner Bowie Kuhn is reelected for a 7-year term

1976-01-30

William E Colby, ends term as 10th director of CIA

1976-07-07

Lt General Vernon A Walters, USA, ends term as deputy director of CIA; succeeded by E Henry Knoche

1976-12-07

UN Security Council endorses Kurt Waldheim, sec-gen for 2nd 5 yr term

1977-01-20

George H W Bush, ends term as 11th director of CIA

1977-07-31

E Henry Knoche, ends term as deputy director of CIA

1979-09-21

Stephen Jay Gould and Richard Lewontin publish their influential paper (cited more than 4,000 times) "The Spandrels of San Marco and the panglossian paradigm", introducing the term and idea of "spandrels" into evolutionary biology

1981-01-20

Adm Stansfield Turner, USN (Ret), ends term as 12th director of CIA

1981-01-20

Frank C Carlucci, ends term as deputy director of CIA

1981-03-11

Chile constitution takes effect, Augusto Pinochet 2nd term begins

1982-02-05

Chin A Sen ends term as president of Suriname

1984-01-29

President Reagan formally announces he will seek a 2nd term

1984-06-05

Frederick Russell, English Marine Biologist (plankton life history and long-term changes in marine ecosystems), dies at 86

1986-03-28

John N McMahon, ends term as deputy director of CIA

1987-01-29

William J Casey, ends term as 13th director of CIA

1987-06-11

Margaret Thatcher is 1st British PM in 160 years to win 3rd consecutive term

1988-06-23

Yank manager Billy Martin's 5th term ends, Lou Pinella named manager

1990-04-25

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

1990-06-13

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

1990-08-08

Pete Rose begins 5-ms prison term at Marion (IL) Federal prison camp

1990-10-09

Fear of war and long-term supply disruptions as Hussein threatens Israel

1990-11-28

Singapore's Lee Kuan Yew resigns, ending his term as Singapore's longest-serving Prime Minister

1991-08-31

Richard J Kerr, ends term as deputy director of CIA

1991-08-31

William H Webster, ends term as 14th director of CIA

1991-11-05

Richard J Kerr ends term as acting director of CIA

1992-05-07

Constitutional amendment barring mid-term congressional raises passes

1993-01-19

Robert M Gates, ends term as 15th director of CIA

1993-02-04

Admiral William Studeman ends term as acting director of CIA

1996-03-11

John Winston Howard becomes the 25th Prime Minister of Australia. His term in office is the second longest in Australian history, ending on December 3, 2007.

2003-10-07

Gray Davis is recalled as Governor of California, three years before the official end of his office term. Film star Arnold Schwarzenegger is elected Governor.

2005-05-05

The United Kingdom general election takes place, in which Tony Blair's Labour Party is re-elected for a third consecutive term.

2005-11-27

President El Hadj Omar Bongo Ondimba of Gabon, in power since 1967 and the longest-serving head of state in the world, was re-elected to his third consecutive seven-year term.

2006-03-24

Long-term protests in Belarus are broken by police.

2006-08-24

The International Astronomical Union (IAU) redefines the term "planet" such that Pluto is considered a Dwarf Planet.

2007-06-01

Jack Kevorkian is released from prison after serving eight years of his 10-25 year prison term for second-degree murder in the 1998 death of Thomas Youk, 52, of Oakland County, Michigan.

2007-09-26

Shinzo Abe formally ends his term as Prime Minister of Japan.

2012-05-07

Vladimir Putin sworn in for third six year term as President of Russia

2012-09-11

The US is warned by Moody's that its AAA credit rating is at risk if lawmakers fail to produce a long-term debt reduction plan

2012-10-08

Hugo Chávez is re-elected as president of Venezuela for a fourth term

2013-02-24

Raúl Castro is elected to a second term as the President of Cuba

2013-02-25

Cuban President Raul Castro announces he will not seek another term in 2018

2013-05-24

Rafael Correa is sworn into a third term as President of Ecuador

2013-09-22

Angela Merkel and the Christian Democrats win a third term with their best result since 1990 in German Federal elections

2013-12-17

Angela Merkel is elected Chancellor of Germany for a third term

2014-04-17

Abdelaziz Bouteflika wins a fourth term as President of Algeria

2014-07-16

Bashar Assad is sworn in for a third term as President of Syria

2014-09-20

New Zealand's National Government wins a 3rd term in the elections despite allegations of corruption and revelations about state surveillance

2014-11-04

Americans vote in mid-term elections which decide whether Democrats or Republicans control the Senate and pave the way for the 2016 White House race

2014-11-06

The Republicans win control of the US Senate in mid-term elections, increasing its power in the final two years of Obama's presidency

2016-07-22

Ted Cruz's non-endorsement brought attacks, but long-term impact unclear

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Term - Notable Birthdays

Charles TupperJul 2, 1821

Term - Birthdays
Date Event
1821-07-02

Charles Tupper, Amherst Nova Scotia, (C) 6th Prime Minister of Canada (69-day term)

1846-04-24

Marcus Clarke, For the Term of His Natural Life

1861-08-08

William Bateson, English biologist (originator of term "genetics")

1871-11-29

Gerald Kay Souper, For the Term of His Natural Life

1882-01-05

Herbert Bayard Swope, U.S. journalist who coined the term "Cold War" (d. 1958)

1884-05-25

Norman Dawn, For the Term of His Natural Life

1891-08-10

George Fisher, For the Term of His Natural Life

1897-11-03

Frederick Russell, Bridport Dorset, English Marine Biologist who studied plankton life history and linked their depth in the seas to light availability helping explain long-term changes in the ecosystem

1916-11-24

Forrest J Ackerman, invented the term "sci-fi"

1922-12-15

Alan Freed, Penn, DJ, accepted payola/introduced term "rock-n-roll"

1926-07-22

Steindór Hjörleifsson, End of Term Trip

1928-01-27

Jean-Michel Damase, Term of Trial

1967-04-17

Leslie Bega, Long Term Parking

1969-05-09

Joy Brook, Long Term Investment

1971-06-26

Aleksandr Rastorguev, The Term

1971-12-02

Homie Doroodian, Long Term Parking

1972-08-25

Ramon Reyes, Boston Nightly: Long Term Parking

1978-03-16

Matthew Montgomery, Long-Term Relationship

1978-06-02

Shawn Grice, Long-Term Relationship

1978-11-23

Destin Daniel Cretton, Short Term 12

1980-9-27

Jeremy Lucas, Long-Term Relationship

1981-05-12

Rami Malek, Short Term 12

1981-11-05

Kseniya Sobchak, The Term

1982-9-12

Renonda Bray, Short Term 12

1983-11-21

M. Elizabeth Hughes, Short Term 12

1984-06-17

John Gallagher Jr., Short Term 12

1984-07-20

Oksana Pochepa, The Term

1991-08-12

Keith Stanfield, Short Term 12

1995-06-30

Summer Stephana, Short Term 12

1996-04-08

Bran'dee Allen, Short Term 12

Term - Weddings
Date Event
2011-07-09

NBA Charlotte Bobcats forward Tyrus Thomas (24) weds long-term girlfriend Jaime Collins at Louisiana

2014-04-12

Backstreet Boys singer Nick Carter (34) weds long term girlfriend Lauren Kitt in Santa Barbara, California

Term - Deaths
Date Event
1881-08-02

Marcus Clarke, For the Term of His Natural Life

1914-08-06

Ellen Axson Wilson, US 1st Lady (1913-14), dies during Woodrow Wilson's 1st term of Bright's Disease at 54

1944-01-07

William Reed, For the Term of His Natural Life

1947-01-02

Gerald Kay Souper, For the Term of His Natural Life

1994-01-02

Sammy Taft, Canadian businessman (coined term "hat trick"), dies at 81

2006-11-05

Bülent Ecevit, four term Turkish Prime Minister (b. 1925)

2008-08-15

Jerry Wexler, music producer and coiner of the term "Rhythm & Blues"

2012-01-12

Bill Janklow, four-term Governor of South Dakota, dies of brain cancer at 72

2012-02-04

Robert Daniel, five term American congressman for Virginia, dies at 75

2012-09-13

Steindór Hjörleifsson, End of Term Trip

2013-04-21

Jean-Michel Damase, Term of Trial

2017-03-24

George Weinberg, the man who coined the term 'homophobia' in 1965, dies aged 86


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