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Chronology of major dates in the history of the PNM at party and national levels

Dates Events
1901-09-17 Birth of the First Chairman of the PNM Sir Learie Nicolas Constantine, T.C., K.C.M.G, Baron of Nelson and Colne
1911-07-24 Birth of PNM's 1st Lady Vice Chairperson & 1st Female Minister of T&T, H.E. The Hon. Mrs. Isabel Ursula Cadogan-Teshea
1911-09-25 Birth of the Father of the Nation - The Hon. Dr. Eric Eustace Williams
1956-01-15 Inaugural Conference of the PNM in Woodford Square
1956-01-24 Public Launching of the PNM in Woodford Square, Port of Spain
1956-07-14 The Nation newspaper is established
1956-07-30 1st presentation of the first-ever Legislative electoral candidates (24) in Woodford Square.
1956-10-26 1st PNM Government sworn in at Government House, St. Ann's
1956-05-19 Women's League Committee launched
1956-09-24 1st Victory at the General Elections Polls at with 13 successful candidates
1958 PNM Publishing Co. established at #90 Frederick Street, Port of Spain
1959-07-26 National Women's League held its 1st Annual Conference at Brooklyn Hall, Port of Spain
1959-07-13 Introduction of Cabinet Government in Trinidad and Tobago with Dr. Eric Williams becoming the Territorities' First Premier
1961-05-14 Death by car accident along Mc Bean stretch, Couva, of Minister John S. Donaldson
1960-04-22 (Federation) Independence Day March with presentations of Memorial to : H.E. The Governor, The U.S. Consul General,
1961-12-04 2nd Victory at the General Elections Polls with 20 successful candidates
1962-04-26 Deed of conveyance executed in respect to no: 1, Tranquility St. ("Balisier House"), Port of Spain
1962-05-19 No:1, Tranquility St. ("Balisier House") registered as No. 6045 of 1962
1962-08-31 Independence of Trinidad and Tobago celebrated
1963-03-22 Meet-The-People-Tour started. Completed on 30th Jan., 1964
1964-06-14 Meet-the-party-tour started. Suspended on 5th June, 1965. Resumed in Sept., 1967
1964 Membership of H.M's Most Hon. Privy Council conferred on the Rt. Hon. Dr. Eric Williams
1966-11-07 3rd Victory at the General Elections Polls with 24 successful candidates
1970-04-14 Minister of External Affairs, ANR Robinson resigns
1970-04-21 State of Emergency declared on account of Riots pertaining to "Black Power Uprising"
1971-07-01 Death of PNM's First Chairman, H.E. Sir Learie Constantine, T.C., K.C.M.G., Baron of Nelson and Colne
1976-09-24 Inauguration of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago
1976-08-31 Ellis Clarke made Interin President of The Republic of Trinidad and Tobago
1976-12-29 Ellis Clarke elected by Electoral College as 1st President of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago
1977-01-29 Ellis Clarke inaugurated as 1st President of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago at President's House
1981-01-24 Special Convention commemorating the PNM's 25th Anniversary
1981-03-29 The death of the Father of the Nation, The Hon. Dr. Eric Eustace Williams
1981-03-30 The swearing-in of George Micheal Chambers as Prime Minister at President's House
1981-04-14 Death of PNM's First Lady Vice-Chairperson and First Female Minister and Ambassador of Trinidad and Tobago, Her Excellency The Honourable Mrs. Isabel Ursula Cadogan-Teshea
1981-11-09 6th PNM Victory at the General Elections Polls with 26 successful candidates
1983-11-15 Death of Trinidad and Tobago's first Governor General, H.E. Sir Solomon Hochoy
1986-12-15 1st Defeat at the General Elections Poll with 3 successful candidates out of 36. The Appointing of Patrick Mervyn Augustus Manning as Leader of the President's Loyal Opposition.
1990-08-26 Death of PNM's second chairman, Hon. George Armsby Richards (D.O.B 26-10-1903)
1991-12-16 7th PNM Victory at the General Elections Polls with 21 successful candidates
1991-12-22 The swearing in of Patrick Augustus Mervyn Manning as 4th Prime Minister at President's House.
1994-03-13 Death of serving Cabinet Minister Morris Marshall
1994-10-11 Death of serving PNM Vice Chairman
1995-11-06 1st tie at the General Elections Polls with 17 successful candidates, but with the other political party also having 17 seats forming a coalition wit the minority party having 2
1996-12-05 Death of PNM's Third Chairman. Francis "Boysie " Casimir Prevatt (D.O.B 04-03-1912)
1997-12-04 Death of PNM's Second Political leader, P.M. George Michael Chambers (D.O.B 04-10-1928)
2000-12-09 Disputed Elections with UNC's 2 illegal candidates being allowed to contest and win majority to form Government, in addidtion to voter padding
2001-11-11 11th Presentation of the General Election candidates (36) in Woodford Square
2001-12-24 The swearing in of Patrick A. M. Manning as 6th Prime Minister at President's House
2002-10-09 The swearing in of Patrick A.M. Manning as 6th Prime Minister at President's House