History Hop Tags - Panama

Panama

All Categories | Historical Events | Famous Birthdays | Deaths | Weddings | Divorces

Hop to:
Panama - Notable Historical Events

Henry MorganJan 18, 1671

Theodore RooseveltFeb 29, 1904

FDRJul 11, 1934

Che GuevaraJul 7, 1953

President BushMay 11, 1989

@TweetsByHMP — Our most recent tweet:

Divorced #OnThisDay (2001): "Kate & Leopold" actress Meg Ryan (38) divorces actor Dennis ... https://t.co/EEBeH6MiOu #TDIH @HistoryHop
— about 23 hours ago

Panama - Historical Events
Date Event
1519-08-15

Panama City founded

1624-05-03

Spanish silver fleet sails to Panama

1671-01-18

Pirate Henry Morgan defeats Spanish defenders, captures Panama

1671-01-27

Pirate Henry Morgen lands at Panama City

1698-07-14

The Darien scheme begins with five ships, bearing about 1,200 people, departing Leith for the Isthmus of Panama.

1821-11-28

Panama declares independence from Spain

1826-03-14

General Congress of South American States assembles at Panama

1848-12-26

1st gold seekers arrive in Panama en route to SF

1855-01-28

The first locomotive runs from the Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific Ocean on the Panama Railway.

1873-05-07

US marines attack Panama

1879-08-17

Ferdinand de Lesseps forms French Panama Canal Company

1880-01-01

Building of Panama Canal, begins

1881-02-24

De Lesseps' Co begins work on Panama Canal

1888-12-11

French Panama Canal Company fails

1900-02-05

The United States and the United Kingdom sign treaty for Panama Canal

1900-11-30

The First Isthmian Canal Commission, appointed by the President having examined possible routes for a canal, issues its report favoring that through Nicaragua over the Panama route

1902-01-04

The French Panama Canal Company offers to sell its right to build a canal to the US for 40 million; this will tip the balance away from those favoring a canal through Nicaraugua

1902-01-18

Despite reports that favor the US building a route through Nicaragua for a canal, a 'supplementary report' recommends the route through Panama

1902-06-28

US buys concession to build Panama canal from French for $40 million

1903-01-22

The Hay-Herran Treaty concerning the USA's right to the Panama Canal is signed by the Colombian Charge d'affaires in Washington DC (never ratified)

1903-11-03

Colombia grants independence to Panama

1903-11-04

Panama and Colombia wake up to news that the insurrectionists have declared an independent Republic of Panama

1903-11-06

USA recognizes independence of Panama

1903-11-18

Hay-Bunau-Varilla Treaty gives US exclusive canal rights in Panama

1904-02-23

US acquired control of the Panama Canal Zone for $10 million

1904-02-29

Theodore Roosevelt, appoints 7-man Panama Canal Commission to proceed with completing a canal at the Isthmus

1904-05-04

Construction begins by the United States on the Panama Canal.

1904-07-28

Rafael Reyes becomes dictator of Colombia after losing Panama

1904-11-18

General Esteban Huertas steps down after the government of Panama fears he wants to stage a coup.

1906-11-09

Theodore Roosevelt is 1st US President to visit other countries (Puerto Rico and Panama)

1906-11-14

President Theodore Roosevelt visits Panama

1908-05-01

World's most intense shower (2.47" in 3 minutes) at Portobelo, Panama

1909-01-05

Colombia recognizes Panama's independence

1909-08-24

Workers start pouring concrete for Panama Canal

1911-01-31

Congress names SF as Panama Canal opening celebration site

1913-04-26

Panama-Pacific International Exposition opens in SF

1913-10-10

Gamboa Dam in Panama blown up; Atlantic & Pacific waters mix

1914-01-07

1st steamboat passes through Panama Canal

1914-04-08

US & Colombia sign a treaty concerning Panama Canal Zone

1914-08-03

1st seaworthy ship passes through the Panama Canal

1914-08-15

Panama Canal opens (under cost)

1914-08-29

Arizonian is 1st vessel to arrive in SF via Panama Canal

1914-11-17

US declares Panama Canal Zone neutral

1915-01-16

Congress authorizes $1 & $50 Panama-Pacific Intl Expo gold coin

1915-02-20

Panama-Pacific International Exposition opens in San Francisco

1915-06-15

US government mints 1st $50 gold pieces, for Panama Pacific Expo

1915-12-04

Panama-Pacific International Exposition closes in San Francisco

1926-07-28

US & Panamanian pact about safeguard of Panama Canal

1930-04-04

The Communist Party of Panama is founded.

1930-11-09

1st nonstop airplane flight from NY to Panama

1934-07-11

FDR became 1st US president to travel through Panama Canal

1940-10-30

Cole Porters musical "Panama Hattie" premieres in New York City

1941-10-09

A coup in Panama declares Ricardo Adolfo de la Guardia Arango the new president.

1946-03-01

Panama accepts its new constitution

1948-06-19

Panama & Costa Rica recognize Israel

1953-07-07

Che Guevara sets out on a trip through Bolivia, Peru, Ecuador, Panama, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Honduras, and El Salvador.

1953-12-15

WJHG TV channel 7 in Panama City, FL (NBC/ABC) begins broadcasting

1955-01-03

Jose Ramon Guizado becomes president of Panama

1955-01-25

US & Panama sign canal treaty

1955-11-21

Argentina asks Panama for return of ex-president Peron

1959-04-26

Cuba invades Panama

1964-01-09

Anti-US rioting broke out in Panama Canal Zone

1964-01-10

Panama severs diplomatic relations with US

1964-01-11

Panama ends diplomatic relations with US

1964-04-03

US & Panama agree to resume diplomatic relations

1968-10-11

Panama revolts

1971-05-24

A commuter bus plunges into Panama Canal, killing 38 of 43 aboard

1972-10-11

Panama adopts constitution

1974-12-31

Gold legal in US, Franklin Mint strikes Panama's Gold 100 balboa coin

1976-05-03

Panama 747SP lands after record flight around world (46:26)

1977-08-10

US & Panamana sign Panama Canal Zone accord

1977-09-07

Pres Carter & Gen Herrera sign Panama Canal treaties

1977-10-30

Panama 747SP lands after polar flight around Earth in record 54:07

1978-03-16

US Senate accepts Panama Canal treaty

1978-04-18

Senate votes to turn Panama Canal over to Panama on Dec 31, 1999

1978-10-11

Aristides Royo elected president of Panama

1979-10-01

US returns Canal Zone (but not the canal) to Panama after 75 years

1979-10-10

Panama assumes sovereignty over Canal Area (ie Canal Zone)

1979-12-15

Deposed Shah of Iran leaves US for Panama

1981-10-01

J Chodorov/N Panama's "Talent for Murder" premieres in London

1982-04-01

US formally transfers Canal Zone to Panama

1988-04-09

US imposes economic sanctions on Panama

1989-05-11

President Bush orders nearly 2,000 troops to Panama

1989-12-20

US troops invade Panama & oust Manuel Noriega, but don't catch him

1989-12-24

Panama's dictator, Manual Noriega, seeks asylum at Vatican embassy

1990-01-03

Panama's leader Gen Manuel Noriega surrenders to US authorities

1991-04-22

Earthquake strikes Costa Rica & Panama, kills 95

1991-05-15

Defense releases docs claiming Noriega is "CIA's man in Panama"

1993-08-28

Long Beach California beats Panama for little league world championship

1994-05-08

Ernesto Perez Balladares elected president of Panama

1994-07-19

Bomb explosion in Alas Airlines at Colon Panama, 21 killed

1996-06-08

Panama becomes a member of the Berne Convention copyright treaty.

1996-09-16

Howard Stern Radio Show premieres in Panama City FL on WTBB 97.7 FM

1999-05-02

Panamanian election, 1999: Mireya Moscoso becomes the first woman to be elected President of Panama.

1999-12-31

Control of Panama Canal reverts to Panama

2006-10-22

A Panama Canal expansion proposal is approved by 77.8% of voters in a National referendum held in Panama.

2014-05-04

Juan Carlos Varela is elected President of Panama

2016-04-04

Australian tax office probes hundreds for possible tax evasion after Panama leak

2016-04-05

France opens probe after Panama leaks

2016-04-05

Canada seeks 'Panama Papers' data, major bank defends practices

2016-04-05

Panama papers: China leaders' relatives named in leaks

2016-04-06

Iceland's PM resigns over Panama Papers revelations

2016-04-07

Panama Papers reveal Americans with past financial crimes

2016-04-09

Panama papers: Mossack Fonseca offices in El Salvador raided

2016-04-12

Investigators Visit Panama Papers Law Firm's Office

2016-05-09

Panama Papers report alleges NZ prime place for rich to hide money

2016-05-10

Panama Papers reveal at least 36 Americans accused of financial crimes

Keep in touch with us:
beta testing:

nothing here now

Panama - Birthdays
Date Event
1858-06-29

George Washington Goethals, engineer (built Panama Canal)

1860-07-26

Philippe J Bunau-Varilla, French engineer (Colombia-Panama)

1881-04-08

Charles J. Hunt, South of Panama

1899-10-20

Evelyn Brent, Tampa FL, actress (Panama Lady, Last Coomand)

1901-08-15

Arias Arnulfo, 3 time president of Panama (1940-41, 49-51, 68)

1904-05-30

Ernesto de la Guardia Jr, President of Panama (1956-60)

1907-08-03

Adrienne Ames, Fort Worth TX, actress (Death Kiss, Panama Patrol)

1909-05-30

George Headley, cricketer, Panama (all-time great WI batsman)

1914-04-21

Norman Panama, American screenwriter (d. 2003)

1914-04-21

Norman Panama, The Court Jester

1917-08-16

Roque Cordero, Panama, composer (Sonata Breve)

1918-12-21

'Panama' Francis, Malcolm X

1923-06-28

Lloyd Labeach, Panama City, 100m/200m runner (Olympic-bronze-1948)

1926-05-12

Earl Hutto, Panama City Fla, (Rep-D-FL, 1979- )

1928-11-11

Carlos Fuentes, Panama City, Panama, author (The Death of Artemio Cruz), (d. 2012)

1929-02-13

Omar Torrijos Herrera, president Panama

1931-02-18

Maxwell Thurman, The Panama Deception

1932-07-09

Jackie Horner, Panama Hattie

1933-08-30

Walter LaFeber, Panama Canal

1936-05-12

Guillermo Endara, President of Panama

1944-05-16

Billy Cobham, Panama, jazz artist (Same Ole Love)

1950-11-01

Dan Peck, Panama City Fla, rock vocalist/guitarist (America)

1951-12-19

Fred W Leslie, Ancon Panama, PhD/astronaut (STS 73)

1956-04-03

Miguel Bose, Panama, spanish singer/actor (El Avaro, Queen Margot)

1960-09-28

Tom Byrum, Onida SD, Nike golfer (1994 NIKE Panama City Beach-4th)

1963-07-18

Martín Torrijos Espino, President of Panama

1964-10-01

Roberto Kelly, Panama, outfielder (NY Yanks, Cin Reds, Minnesota Twins)

1969-01-13

Orlando Miller, Changionola Panama, infielder (Houston Astros)

1969-11-29

Mariano Rivera, Panama City Panama, pitcher (NY Yankees)

1970-01-23

Sherman Obando, Changuinola Panama, outfielder (Montreal Expos)

1971-03-15

Reyna Royo, Miss Universe-Panama (1996)

1972-06-15

Ramiro Mendoza, Los Santos Panama, pitcher (NY Yankees)

1976-04-06

Ben Bernschneider, Panama

1976-08-22

Lia Victoria Borrero, Miss Panama Universe (1997)

1977-04-08

Milan Sv. Djurdjevic, Panama

1980-04-26

Jordana Brewster, Panama, actress (Nikki Graves-As the World Turns)

1986-08-01

Milos Pjevac, Panama

1987-06-14

Morgan Hartley, Panama Canal

1989-03-30

Tamara Dragicevic, Panama

1991-04-11

Slaven Doslo, Panama

Panama - Deaths
Date Event
1936-03-19

John Larkin IV, actor/writer (Charlie Chan in Panama), dies at 63

1955-01-02

Jose Antonio Remon, president of Panama (1952-55), assassinated

1981-07-31

Gen Omar Torrijos, leader of Panama, dies in plane crash

1985-04-23

Sam Ervin, A Firing Line Debate: Resolved: That the Senate Should Ratify the Proposed Panama Canal Treaties

1988-08-10

Arias Arnulfo, 3 time president of Panama, dies at 86

1993-03-15

Ricardo M Arias Espinosa, president of Panama (1955-56), dies

1995-12-01

Maxwell Thurman, The Panama Deception

2001-11-13

'Panama' Francis, Malcolm X

2003-01-13

Norman Panama, American screenwriter and director (b. 1914)

2003-01-13

Norman Panama, The Court Jester

2009-09-28

Guillermo Endara, former President of Panama (b. 1936)


Today in history calendar
January 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31
February 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29
March 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31
April 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30
May 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31
June 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30
July 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31
August 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31
September 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30
October 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31
November 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30
December 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31