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  • London, England, United Kingdom
    Wednesday Dec 6, 1916

    Winston Churchill

    Asquith resigned as Prime Minister and was succeeded by Lloyd George

    London, England, United Kingdom
    Wednesday Dec 6, 1916

    In December 1916, Asquith resigned as Prime Minister and was succeeded by Lloyd George who, in May 1917, sent Churchill to inspect the French war effort.




  • London, England, United Kingdom
    Tuesday Dec 6, 1921

    Irish War of Independence

    Anglo-Irish Treaty

    London, England, United Kingdom
    Tuesday Dec 6, 1921

    The Peace talks led to the negotiation of the Anglo-Irish Treaty (6 December 1921).




  • United kingdom
    Thursday Dec 6, 1923

    Winston Churchill

    1923 United Kingdom general election

    United kingdom
    Thursday Dec 6, 1923

    After the 1923 general election was called, seven Liberal associations asked Churchill to stand as their candidate, and he selected Leicester West, but he did not win the seat. A Labour government led by Ramsay MacDonald took power. Churchill had hoped they would be defeated by a Conservative-Liberal coalition. He strongly opposed the MacDonald government's decision to loan money to Soviet Russia and feared the signing of an Anglo-Soviet Treaty.




  • London, England
    Tuesday Dec 6, 2005

    David Cameron

    The Leader of the Conservative Party and Leader of the Opposition

    London, England
    Tuesday Dec 6, 2005

    The next stage of the election process, between Davis and Cameron, was a vote open to the entire party membership. Cameron was elected with more than twice as many votes as Davis and more than half of all ballots issued; Cameron won 134,446 votes on a 78% turnout, to Davis's 64,398. Although Davis had initially been the favourite, it was widely acknowledged that his candidacy was marred by a disappointing conference speech.Cameron's election as the Leader of the Conservative Party and Leader of the Opposition was announced on 6 December 2005.




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