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Date Event
1648-01-24

Lord Baltimore's representative Margaret Brent ejected from the Maryland Council after requesting right to vote

1776-07-01

1st vote on Declaration of Independence for Britain's North American colonies

1776-07-02

NJ Jersey gives the right to vote to all adults who could show a net worth of 50 pounds

1824-11-02

Popular presidential vote 1st recorded; Andrew Jackson beats J Q Adams

1837-03-24

Canada gives black citizens the right to vote

1844-05-06

Johan Thorbecke argue general right to vote

1860-03-05

Parma, Tuscany, Modena and Romagna vote in referendums to join the Kingdom of Sardinia.

1861-05-23

Virginia citizens vote 3 to 1 in favor of secession from the Union

1867-01-08

African American men granted the right to vote in Washington, D.C. despite President Johnson's veto

1867-04-01

Blacks vote in municipal election in Tuscumbia, Alabama

1867-08-01

Blacks vote for 1st time in a US state election in the South (Tenn)

1868-02-24

House of Reps vote 126 to 47, to impeach President Andrew Johnson

1868-05-16

By one vote, US Senate fails to impeach President Andrew Johnson

1868-05-26

President Andrew Johnson avoids impeachment by 1 vote

1869-02-26

15th Amendment guaranteeing right to vote sent to states to ratify

1869-12-10

Women suffrage (right to vote) granted in Wyoming Territory (US 1st)

1870-03-30

15th Amendment to the US constitution is adopted, guarantees right to vote regardless of race

1870-03-31

1st black to vote in US (Thomas P Mundy of Perth Amboy NJ)

1870-08-06

White conservatives suppresed black vote & captured Tennessee legislature

1872-11-05

American women's right to vote advocate Susan B. Anthony votes for Ulysses S. Grant

1877-03-02

Rutherford B. Hayes (R) declared president despite Samuel J Tilden (D) winning the popular vote, but is 1 electoral vote shy of victory

1884-03-08

Susan B. Anthony addresses the U.S. House Judiciary Committee arguing for an amendment to the U.S. Constitution granting women the right to vote. Anthony's argument came 16 years after legislators had first introduced a federal women's suffrage amendment.

1893-09-19

New Zealand is first country to grant all women the right to vote

1893-11-28

Women vote in a national election for the first time: the New Zealand general election.

1902-12-10

Women are given the right to vote in Tasmania.

1903-12-09

Norwegian parliament vote unanimiously for female suffrage

1905-04-25

Whites win right to vote in South Africa

1907-03-15

Finland is 1st European country to give women the right to vote

1910-11-08

1st Washington State election in which women could vote

1912-11-05

Arizona, Kansas & Wisconsin vote for female suffrage

1913-05-07

British House of Commons rejects women's right to vote

1913-05-09

17th amendment provides for election of senators by popular vote

1915-01-12

House of Reps rejects proposal to give women right to vote

1915-06-21

The U.S. Supreme Court hands down its decision in Guinn v. United States 238 US 347 1915, striking down an Oklahoma law denying the right to vote to some citizens.

1915-10-23

25,000 women march in New York City demanding right to vote

1917-11-06

NY allows women to vote

1918-02-06

Britain grants women (30 & over) vote

1918-05-21

US House of Representatives passes amendment allowing women to vote

1920-02-08

Swiss men vote against women's suffrage

1921-12-20

AL votes to return to best-of-7 World Series, while NL votes best-of-9 Judge Kenesaw Mountain Landis casts deciding vote for best-of-7

1922-02-27

Supreme Court unanimously upheld 19th amend woman's right to vote

1922-07-05

Women 1st vote in Dutch elections, Christian parties win

1923-10-26

Dutch second Chamber rejects Fleet laws (50-49 vote)

1924-04-06

Italy fascists receives 65% of vote of parliament

1924-04-06

V├Âlkische Block (nazi's) receives 17.8% of vote in Bavaria

1928-07-02

British parliament reduces the age at women can vote to 21 - the same as men (Representation of the People Act 1928)

1928-11-06

Clevelanders vote to build a stadium with city bonds

1933-10-19

Berlin Olympic Committee vote to introduce basketball in 1936

1933-11-05

Spanish Basques vote for autonomy

1933-11-12

Nazis receive 92% of vote in Germany

1933-11-19

Women allowed to vote in Spain (helps right wing)

1934-09-17

USSR joins League of Nations (Netherland, Switz & Portugal vote no)

1935-02-06

1st election to allow women to vote in Turkey

1935-04-18

Netherlands election (Musserts NSB wins 8% of vote)

1937-04-30

The Philippines holds a plebiscite for Filipino women on whether they should be extended the right to suffrage; over 90% would vote in the affirmative.

1945-10-21

Women in France allowed to vote for 1st time

1946-06-07

Pirates players vote 20-16 to walkout rather than play the Giants

1947-11-27

Joe DiMaggio wins his 3rd MVP, beating Ted Williams by 1 vote

1949-05-11

By a vote of 37-12, Israel becomes 59th member of UN

1949-06-25

Presidential election in Syria (some women allowed to vote)

1949-06-26

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

1949-07-21

Senate ratifies North Atlantic Treaty by a vote of 82-13 (NATO)

1950-12-11

Baseball owners vote 9-7 not to renew Commissioner Chandler's contract

1950-12-12

Baseball owners vote to drop 4-year old bonus & high school rule

1951-08-24

Bill Veeck's "Fans Managers' Night", Browns defeat A's 5-3; Browns coaches hold up placards for fans to vote on

1952-05-28

The women of Greece are given the right to vote.

1954-05-21

Amendment to give 18-year-olds right to vote is defeated

1954-10-28

Major league owners vote down sale of A's to a Phila syndicate

1954-11-02

JS Thurmond is 1st senator elected by write-in vote (SC)

1957-08-19

NY Giants vote 8-1 to move their franchise to SF in 1958

1958-02-21

Egypt-Syria as United Arab Republic elect Nasser president (99.9% vote)

1959-02-01

Swiss men vote against voting rights for women

1959-06-27

Players vote Henry Aaron unanimously for the All-Star Game

1960-06-26

Hall of Fame allows veteran committee to vote annually

1961-01-18

Zanzibar's Afro-Shirazi party wins 1 seat by a single vote & parliament by a single seat

1961-03-29

23rd Amendment to the US Constitution ratified, allowing Washington DC residents to vote in presidential elections

1962-03-06

St Louis vote to build a new downtown stadium for the Cardinals

1962-03-26

Supreme Court backs 1-man-1-vote apportionment of seats in state leg

1962-10-08

North Korea reports 100% election turnout, miraculously 100% vote for the Workers' Party

1962-11-06

BART bond issue just gets by with a 66.9% favorable vote

1964-01-16

AL owners vote 9-1 against Charlie Finley moving KC A's to Louisville

1964-02-17

US Supreme court rules - 1 man 1 vote (Westberry v Sanders)

1964-10-16

Indians' directors vote to keep franchise in Cleveland, rejecting bids by Seattle, Oakland & Dallas

1964-11-24

For 1st time since 1800, residents of Washngton DC permitted to vote

1965-03-15

LBJ asks congress to ensure everybody's right to vote

1966-11-20

Men in Zurich vote against female suffrage

1967-05-27

Australians vote in favor of a constitutional referendum granting the Australian government the power to make laws to benefit Indigenous Australians and to count them in the national census.

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

1969-08-13

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

1970-09-15

Officers of the Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC) in Northern Ireland vote narrowly in favour of remaining unarmed

1972-03-09

Players on White Sox vote 31-0 in favor of a strike, if necessary

1972-03-21

US Supreme Court rules states can't require 1-yr residency to vote

1972-08-23

Republican convention (Miami Beach, Fla) renominates VP Agnew but not unanimous-1 vote went to NBC newsman David Brinkley)

1974-07-29

2nd impeachment vote against Nixon by House Judiciary Committee

1977-08-31

Ian Smith, espousing racial segregation, wins Rhodesian general election with 80% of overwhelmingly white electorate's vote

1977-10-23

Panamanians vote 2:1 to approve new Canal treaties

1982-06-18

Voting Rights Act of 1965 extended by Senate by 85-8 vote

1982-07-15

Senate confirms George Shultz as 60th sec of state by vote of 97-0

1982-10-16

Shultz warns US will withdraw from UN if they vote to exclude Israel

1982-11-01

Major leagues vote not to renew Commissioner Bowie Kuhn's contract

1983-02-10

Anglican synod vote 338-100 against unilateral UK nuclear disarmament

1987-07-07

Kiwanis Clubs end men-only tradition, vote to admit women

1987-08-04

FCC vote 4-0 to rescind fairness doctrine for broadcasters

1988-02-05

Arizona House of Reps vote to impeach Republican Gov Evan Mecham

1988-10-09

17% vote for extreme-right Flemish Block in Belgium

1989-03-22

US Supreme Court upholds 1 person 1 vote rule of NYC Board of Estimate

1989-06-29

The National Party adopts a five year programme of its objectives which included a political "reform" plan to give South Africa's Black majority a role in national as well as local government spheres; the African National Congress (ANC) said that it would consider nothing less than a one-man, one-vote system

1989-07-01

NFL owners vote unanimously to form WLAF

1990-08-14

Denver vote for a 1% sales tax to pay for a baseball franchise

1990-09-25

UN Security Council vote 14-1 to impose air embargo against Iraq

1990-12-23

Slovenians vote to secede from Yugoslavia

1991-02-04

Hall of Fame's board of directors vote 12-0 to bar Pete Rose

1991-03-03

Latvia & Estonia vote to become independent of the USSR

1991-08-12

Creditors vote to support Greyhound Bus reorganization plan

1991-09-04

Panel of 8 baseball experts vote to drop asterisk next to Roger Maris HR record & determine an official no hitter must go at least 9 innings

1991-12-01

Ukrainian people vote for independence

1991-12-16

UN reverses ruling that Zionism is racism by 111-25 (13 abstain) vote

1992-12-18

FCC vote 4-1 to allow Infinity to purchase Cook Inlet stations

1993-05-18

Danish people vote in favor of ratifying the Maastricht Treaty

1993-11-19

Curacaose vote to remain part of Dutch Antilles

1994-03-02

William Natcher, (Rep-D-Ky), casts his 18,401 & last consecutive vote

1994-04-26

1st multi-racial election in South Africa begins [3 days] Dr Nomaza Paintin in NZ is 1st black South African to vote

1994-09-14

All 28 baseball owners vote to cancel rest of 1994 season

1995-07-20

The Regents of the University of California vote to end all affirmative action in the UC system by 1997.

1995-12-12

Amendment to make it illegal to physically desecrate the flag turned down by senate 63-36 (need 2/3 vote)

1997-09-18

Voters in Wales vote yes (50.3%) in a referendum on Welsh autonomy.

1998-11-28

The people of Albania vote for their new Constitution in a referendum.

1999-08-30

East Timorese vote for independence in a referendum.

1999-10-26

Britain's House of Lords votes to end the right of hereditary peers to vote in Britain's upper chamber of Parliament.

1999-11-06

Australians vote to keep the British monarch as their head of state in the Australian republic referendum.

2000-06-21

Section 28 (outlawing the 'promotion' of homosexuality in the United Kingdom) is repealed in Scotland with a 99 to 17 vote.

2001-07-02

UN Security Council, facing an almost certain Russian veto, agrees to postpone indefinitely a vote on the US-led "smart sanctions" package for Iraq

2002-03-03

Citizens of Switzerland narrowly vote in favor of their country becoming a member of the United Nations.

2002-07-24

James Traficant is expelled from the United States House of Representatives on a vote of 420 to 1.

2004-01-01

In a vote of confidence, General Pervez Musharraf wins 658 out of 1,170 votes in the Electoral College of Pakistan, and according to Article 41(8) of the Constitution of Pakistan, was "deemed to be elected" to the office of President until October 2007.

2004-03-02

Voters in the U.S. state of Georgia vote on a referendum concerning its Confederacy-derived flag.

2005-02-20

Spain becomes the first country to vote in a referendum on ratification of the proposed Constitution of the European Union, passing it by a substantial margin, but on a low turnout.

2005-02-23

Vote of the controversial French law on colonialism, repealed start of 2006.

2005-05-16

Kuwait permits women's suffrage in a 35-23 National Assembly vote.

2005-10-15

Iraqi constitution ratification vote

2006-05-22

Results from the Montenegrin independence referendum, 2006 are announced. 55.4% of voters vote to become independent from the Serbia and Montenegro Union.

2012-01-14

Ma Ying-jeou wins re-election as President of the Republic of China with 51% of the vote

2012-02-12

Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow is re-elected president of Turkmenistan with 97% of the vote

2014-03-16

Voters in Crimea vote overwhelmingly to leave Ukraine and rejoin Russia amid international condemnation of its design

2014-04-10

The Council of Europe suspends Russia's right to vote

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

2014-11-11

The people of Catalonia in north-eastern Spain vote in a disputed and non-binding poll on independence

2015-12-12

Polls open in Saudi Arabia, first time women allowed to vote

2016-04-17

Congress to vote on impeaching Rousseff in divided Brazil

2016-05-07

Former presidential rival Jeb Bush says he will not vote for Trump

2016-05-11

Brazil Senate set to vote on Rousseff impeachment

2016-06-19

UK's Sunday Times urges readers to vote for "Leave"

2016-06-23

House Democrats stage sit-in to demand vote on gun control laws

2016-06-24

Brexit vote - Leave ahead with 53.7 percent after first 10 counting areas: PA data

2016-08-09

Susan Collins of Maine Says She Will Not Vote for Donald Trump

2016-09-04

US election: Donald Trump woos black vote at Detroit church

2016-11-24

Hillary Clinton Supporters Call for Vote Recount in Battleground States

2016-12-20

Donald Trump wins electoral college vote

2016-12-24

White House defends decision to abstain in UN vote on settlements

2016-12-24

Israeli minister says US has abandoned Israel after UN vote

2017-04-24

Final French vote count puts Macron, Le Pen through to second round

2017-04-24

Japan's Nikkei hits near 3-week high on French vote relief, Sony climbs

2017-08-10

3 dead in machete attack on Kenya vote tallying centre on coast

2018-02-08

Pelosi stages 8-hour speech to push for vote for 'Dreamers'

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Vote - Birthdays
Date Event
1874-9-02

Isa Bowman, Vote for Huggett

1918-03-25

Bob Finkel, Think Smartly--Vote Hartley

1926-01-08

Barbara Atkinson, Vote, Vote, Vote for Nigel Barton

1928-07-02

John Timpson, Vote for Rocksburgh

1929-07-10

Bob Bullock, Vote for Me: Politics in America

1944-04-03

Stephen C. Bradbury, Vote and Die: Liszt for President

1947-10-26

Hillary Clinton, The Visible Vote '08- A Presidential Forum

1948-08-10

Tom Dyar, Vote and Die: Liszt for President

1954-04-07

Rodney Ellis, Vote for Me: Politics in America

1971-10-11

Siobhan Benita, Vote 2012

1982-04-10

Carlos J. Ramsey, Vote and Die: Liszt for President

1984-9-15

Tommy Kurniawan, Vote for Love

1987-10-20

Nadia Saphira, Vote for Love

1988-11-28

Danielle-Cheri, iRocked the Vote

1990-01-14

Gracia Indri, Vote for Love

Vote - Deaths
Date Event
1958-09-29

Isa Bowman, Vote for Huggett

1991-08-20

Betty Bowden, British dancer/actress (Vote for Nigel), dies at 86

1999-06-18

Bob Bullock, Vote for Me: Politics in America

2005-11-19

John Timpson, Vote for Rocksburgh

2012-04-30

Bob Finkel, Think Smartly--Vote Hartley

2015-01-01

Barbara Atkinson, Vote, Vote, Vote for Nigel Barton

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