Today in Political History (Part 2)
Events 101 - 122 of 122
1990-05-27 - Radical Democratic Party holds 1st political meetings in Moscow
1990-08-31 - East & West Germany sign a treaty to join legal & political systems
1991-02-16 - Dutch PPR, Political Party Radicals, disbands
1991-06-15 - Birth of the first federal political party in Canada that supports Quebec nationalism, le Bloc Québécois.
1992-01-12 - A new constitution, providing for freedom to form political parties, is approved by a referendum in Mali.
1993-01-11 - Independent pres candidate Ross Perot publicly returns to politics
1993-11-26 - Political campaigners James Carville (49) & Mary Matalin wed
1994-04-05 - "Jackie Mason Politically Incorrect" opens at Golden NYC for 347 perfs
1995-06-04 - "Jackie Mason: Politically Incorrect" closes at Golden NYC at 347 perf
1997-05-06 - The Bank of England is given independence from political control, the most significant change in the bank's 300-year history.
1999-02-03 - In Jammu and Kashmir the political party Democratic Janata Dal (Jammu and Kashmir) is revived.
1999-04-08 - Haryana Gana Parishad, a political party in the Indian state of Haryana, merges with the Indian National Congress.
1999-11-19 - In Istanbul, the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe ends a two-day summit by calling for a political settlement in Chechnya and adopting a Charter for European Security.
1999-12-02 - The United Kingdom devolves political power in Northern Ireland to the Northern Ireland Executive.
2001-07-24 - Simeon Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, the last Tsar of Bulgaria when he was a child, is sworn in as Prime Minister of Bulgaria, becoming the first monarch in history to regain political power through democratic election to a different office.
2001-12-22 - Burhanuddin Rabbani, political leader of the Afghan Northern Alliance, hands over power in Afghanistan to the interim government headed by President Hamid Karzai.
2002-02-22 - Angolan political and rebel leader Jonas Savimbi is killed in a military ambush.
2003-10-17 - Eunuchs in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh float the political party Jiti Jitayi Politics.
2004-02-21 - The first European political party organization, the European Greens, is established in Rome.
2005-11-01 - First part of the Gomery Report, which discusses allegations of political money manipulation, is released in Canada.
2007-04-27 - Estonian authorities remove the Bronze Soldier, a Soviet Red Army war memorial in Tallinn, amid political controversy with Russia.
44th US President Barack Obama 2008-08-27 - Barack Obama becomes the first African-American to be nominated by a major political party for President of the United States
Birthdays 101 - 132 of 132
1945-01-27 - Harold Cardinal, Cree political leader (d. 2005)
1945-08-04 - John Qace Hardbattle, political activist
1946-02-07 - Sammy Johns, rocker (Politics, Religion & Her), (d. 2013)
1946-05-30 - Candy Lightner, political activist/founder (MADD)
1947-04-23 - Bernadette Devlin McAliskey, Ireland, political activist [or 1940]
1948-07-21 - Garry Trudeau, political cartoonist (Doonesbury)
1949-08-07 - Walid Jumblatt, Lebanese political leader
1950-03-13 - Charles Krauthammer, American political commentator
1950-11-01 - Tony Hymphris, political activist
1952-04-27 - Larry Elder, American political commentator
1952-12-23 - William Kristol, American political commentator
1953-08-19 - Mary Matalin, American political consultant
1955-11-05 - Karan Thapar, Foremost Indian Journalist, Political Analyst & Commentator
1955-12-27 - Barbara Olson, American political commentator (d. 2001)
1956-01-20 - Bill Maher, comedian (Politically Incorrect)
1957-07-10 - Cindy Sheehan, American anti-war/political activist
1958-03-22 - Laurie David, American political activist
1958-05-12 - Andreas Petroulakis, Greek political caricaturist
1958-12-20 - Steve Sailer, American political commentator
1960-03-13 - Yuri Andrukhovych, Ukrainian writer, poet and political essayist
1960-04-28 - Joel H. Rosenthal American political scientist
1961-09-08 - Paul Zanetti, Australian political cartoonist
1961-12-08 - Ann Coulter, American author, political commentator, and attorney
1962-08-19 - Tammy Bruce, American political commentator
1962-11-02 - David Brock, American political commentator, pundit
1969-07-13 - Oleg Serebrian, Moldovan politician and political scientist
1969-11-12 - Ian Bremmer, American political scientist
1970-10-20 - Michelle Malkin, American political commentator and author
1973-04-01 - Rachel Maddow, American radio personality and political analyst
1976-10-02 - Jason Dodson, American political consultant and teacher of esotericism
1980-12-17 - Eli Pariser, American political activist (MoveOn.org)
1985-10-23 - James Kotecki, American political blogger
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