Overall Chronology

Overall Chronology

Thematic Chronology
British and International Commissions of Inquiry in Mandate Palestine
1916 - 1946
19 events

Presents the main findings and recommendations of the various British and international commissions, reports, and conferences organized during the Mandate period. They came as a response to increased Palestinian unrest and revolt due to a general desire for national independence, fears of increased Jewish immigration, and suspicion of the ultimate intentions of the Mandatory Power.

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Overall Chronology
E.g., 2019/10/16
E.g., 2019/10/16
Event Date Subject
Signing of the Sykes-Picot Agreement 16 May 1916
Balfour Declaration Is Made 2 November 1917
The King-Crane Commission Tours the Region and Makes a Recommendation January 1919 - August 1919
Anti-Zionist Disturbances Break out in Palestine; Palin Commission of Inquiry April 1920
The Report of the Haycraft Commission of Inquiry on Jaffa Disturbances is Published October 1921
White Paper (Churchill) of 1922 Is Published 3 June 1922
White Paper (Amery) on Status Quo at al-Buraq / Western Wall 27 November 1928 - 27 December 1928
League of Nations Council Appoints a Commission on al-Buraq / Western Wall January 1930 - November 1930
Shaw Commission Report on al-Buraq / Western Wall Disturbances 31 March 1930 - 2 May 1930
Hope-Simpson Report Is Published 1 October 1930 - 20 October 1930
White Paper (Passfield) of 1930 Is Published 20 October 1930
Lewis French and the Palestine Development Scheme 19 July 1931 - December 1931
Murison Commission of Inquiry 4 January 1934
Peel Commission Investigates the Cause of the Great Palestinian Rebellion 11 November 1936 - 24 January 1937
Peel Commission Issues its Report 7 July 1937
Partition (Woodhead) Commission Report Is Published 9 November 1938
MacDonald White Paper of 1939 Is Published 17 May 1939 - 23 May 1939
Anglo-American Committee of Inquiry 6 March 1946 - 30 April 1946
Anglo-American Conference Meets in London 31 July 1946