Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
- 03-February-1960 : In Greensboro, North Carolina, four black students from North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State Universitye Universitybegin a sitsitin at a segregated Woolworth's lunch counter. Although they are refused service, they are allowed to stay at the counter. The event triggers many similar nonviolent protests throughout the Southern United States, and 6 months later the original 4 protesters are served lunch at the same counter.
Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Harold Macmillan makes the Wind of Change speech to the South African Parliament in Cape Town (although he had first made the speech, to little publicity, in Accra, Gold Coast now Ghana on January 10).
- 08-January-1968 : British Prime Minister Harold Wilson endorses the 'I'm Backing Britain' campaign for working an additional half hour each day without pay.
- 11-June-1987 : United Kingdom general election, 1987: Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher wins for the third time.
- 02-May-1997 : Tony Blair is appointed Prime Minister of the United Kingdom by Elizabeth II.
- 26-November-1998 : Tony Blair becomes the first Prime Minister of the United Kingdom to address the Dail Eireann, the Republic of Ireland's parliament.