Overall Chronology

Overall Chronology

Overall Chronology
E.g., 2019/09/23
E.g., 2019/09/23

Early Mandate Period

1917

1918

1919

1920

1921

1922

1923

1924

1925

1926

1927

1928

1929

1930

1931

1932

1933

1934

1935

Policy/program

Balfour Declaration Is Made
2 November 1917

Colonization

Arrival in Palestine of the Zionist Commission
April 1918

Popular action

Establishment of Muslim-Christian Societies
October 1918 - December 1918

Legal Colonization

Proclamations No. 75 and No. 76 on Immovable Property
18 November 1918

Diplomatic Policy/program

The King-Crane Commission Tours the Region and Makes a Recommendation
January 1919 - August 1919

Colonization

3rd Wave of Jewish Immigration to Palestine
1919 - 1923

Popular action

1st Palestinian National Congress Is Held in Jerusalem
27 January 1919 - 10 February 1919

Contextual Policy/program

Treaty of Versailles and League of Nations Covenant Signed
28 June 1919

Popular action Policy/program

General Syrian Congress Is Held in Damascus
2 July 1919

Contextual Institutional

Covenant of the League of Nations Enters into Force
10 January 1920

Popular action Policy/program

The General Syrian National Congress Proclaims the Independence of Syria
27 February 1920 - 8 March 1920

Violence

Anti-Zionist Disturbances Break out in Palestine; Palin Commission of Inquiry
April 1920

Diplomatic Policy/program

San Remo Conference
25 April 1920

Sanctions

Scheduled Second Palestinian National Congress Cannot Meet
15 May 1920

Institutional

Founding of the Haganah, the Jewish Paramilitary Organization
June 1920

Institutional Colonization

International Zionist Conference Meets in London
July 1920

Institutional

Palestine Civil Government
1 July 1920

Contextual

French Occupy Damascus
24 July 1920

Institutional

Advisory Council for Palestine Is Established
October 1920

Legal Colonization

Mahlul Land Ordinance
1 October 1920

Legal Colonization

Transfer of Land Ordinance
1 October 1920

Institutional

Establishment of the Histadrut
December 1920

Popular action Institutional

3rd Palestinian National Congress Meets in Haifa
13 December 1920 - 19 December 1920

Legal

Mewat Land Ordinance
16 February 1921

Biographical

Prince Abdullah Is Named Emir of Transjordan
11 April 1921

Violence

May Day Clashes in Jaffa
1 May 1921 - 7 May 1921

Biographical

Amin al-Husseini Elected Mufti of Jerusalem
8 May 1921

Institutional

4th Palestinian National Congress Is Held in Jerusalem
29 May 1921 - 4 June 1921

Institutional Diplomatic

12th Zionist Congress Is Held in Carlsbad (Karlovy Vary)
1 September 1921 - 14 September 1921

Institutional Violence

The Report of the Haycraft Commission of Inquiry on Jaffa Disturbances is Published
October 1921

Legal

Transfer of Land Amendment Ordinance No. 2
8 December 1921

Institutional

Regulation Concerning the Supreme Moslem Sharia Council
20 December 1921 - 9 January 1922

Policy/program

White Paper (Churchill) of 1922 Is Published
3 June 1922

Diplomatic Institutional

The League of Nations Ratifies Britain’s Mandate over Palestine and Recognizes the Zionist Organization
24 July 1922

Legal Institutional

Promulgation of the Palestine Order in Council
10 August 1922

Policy/program Popular action

5th Palestinian National Congress Meets in Nablus
20 August 1922 - 1 September 1922

Socio-Economic

1st British Census of Palestine
October 1922

Popular action Institutional

Palestinians Boycott Elections
February 1923 - March 1923

Popular action

6th Palestinian National Congress Is Held in Jaffa
16 June 1923

Contextual Diplomatic

Treaty of Lausanne is Signed with Ataturk's Turkey
24 July 1923

Institutional Policy/program

13th Zionist Congress Is Held in Carlsbad
6 August 1923 - 18 August 1923

Legal Institutional

Official Onset of British Mandate for Palestine
29 September 1923

Popular action

Palestinians Reject Arab Agency Scheme
12 October 1923

Institutional Popular action

Founding of the Arab National Party in Jerusalem
8 November 1923

Colonization

4th Wave of Jewish Immigration to Palestine
1924 - 1928

Institutional Policy/program

Establishment of the Zionist Revisionist Movement
1925

Socio-Economic

Palestine Arab Workers Society Is Established
25 March 1925

Popular action Cultural

Anti-Balfour Demonstrations in Palestine
25 March 1925 - 1 April 1925

Institutional Policy/program

14th Zionist Congress is Held in Vienna
18 August 1925 - 31 August 1925

Legal Institutional

Correction of Land Registers Ordinance, No. 12
16 February 1926

Legal Sanctions

Collective Punishment Ordinance Is Issued
16 May 1926

Legal Institutional

Municipal Elections Are Held in Palestine
April 1927

Contextual

Powerful Earthquake in Palestine and Transjordan
11 July 1927

Institutional Colonization

15th Zionist Congress Is Held in Basel
30 August 1927 - 11 September 1927

Institutional Colonization

Land Settlement Ordinance No. 9
30 May 1928

Popular action Policy/program

7th Palestinian National Congress Meets in Jerusalem
20 June 1928 - 27 June 1928

Popular action Sanctions Violence

Tension Over al-Buraq/ Western Wall
24 September 1928 - 30 October 1928

Popular action

Islamic Conference in Defense of al-Buraq and Muslim Holy Places in Jerusalem
1 November 1928

Legal Policy/program

White Paper (Amery) on Status Quo at al-Buraq / Western Wall
27 November 1928 - 27 December 1928

Institutional Policy/program

16th Zionist Congress Is Held in Zurich
28 July 1929 - 11 August 1929

Legal Colonization

Protection of Cultivators Ordinance No. 27
31 July 1929

Violence

al-Buraq / Western Wall Disturbances
15 August 1929 - 29 August 1929

Popular action

1st Palestine Arab Women Congress Is Held in Jerusalem
26 October 1929

Legal Policy/program

League of Nations Council Appoints a Commission on al-Buraq / Western Wall
January 1930 - November 1930

Policy/program Violence

Shaw Commission Report on al-Buraq / Western Wall Disturbances
31 March 1930 - 2 May 1930

Diplomatic Popular action

4th Palestinian Delegation to London
1 April 1930 - 23 May 1930

Socio-Economic

Establishment of the Arab Bank in Jerusalem
21 May 1930 - 14 July 1930

Sanctions

Hanging of Palestinian Militants
17 June 1930

Policy/program Colonization

Hope-Simpson Report Is Published
1 October 1930 - 20 October 1930

Policy/program Colonization

White Paper (Passfield) of 1930 Is Published
20 October 1930

Policy/program

MacDonald's Reassurance to Weizmann
13 February 1931

Institutional Violence

Establishment of Irgun
April 1931

Institutional Policy/program

17th Zionist Congress Is Held in Basel
30 June 1931 - 15 July 1931

Policy/program Colonization

Lewis French and the Palestine Development Scheme
19 July 1931 - December 1931

Socio-Economic

2nd British Census of Palestine
November 1931

Popular action

Pan-Islamic Congress Is Held in Jerusalem
7 December 1931 - 17 December 1931

Popular action

Challenging the Pan-Islamic Congress, a Conference of the Palestinian Islamic Nation Is Convened
11 December 1931

Policy/program Popular action

An Arab National Conference Meets on the Sidelines of the Pan-Islamic Congress
13 December 1931

Institutional Popular action

Arab Youth Congress Meets in Jaffa
4 January 1932

Institutional Popular action

Establishment of the Istiqlal Party
2 August 1932

Socio-Economic Institutional

Establishment of the Arab National Fund
September 1932 - 8 August 1935

Socio-Economic

Creation of the Arab Agricultural Bank
1933

Colonization

Increase in Jewish Immigration from Germany
1933 - 1935

Institutional Colonization

18th Zionist Congress Is Held in Prague
21 August 1933 - 3 September 1933

Legal Colonization

Protection of Cultivators Ordinance, No. 37
31 August 1933

Popular action

General Strike in Palestine
27 October 1933

Policy/program Violence

Murison Commission of Inquiry
February 1934

Institutional Biographical

Death of Musa Kazim Husseini
26 March 1934

Institutional Popular action

Foundation of Four Palestinian Parties
December 1934 - October 1935

Socio-Economic

Oil Pipeline Connecting Northern Iraq to Haifa Opens Officially
January 1935

Institutional Policy/program

19th Zionist Congress Meets in Lucerne
20 August 1935 - 4 September 1935

Diplomatic Colonization

Nuremberg Laws and Jewish Immigration
15 September 1935

Violence

Arms Shipment to the Haganah
October 1935

Violence Popular action

Death of Shaykh Izzeddin al-Qassam
12 November 1935 - 21 November 1935

Popular action

Joint Memorandum of Palestinian Parties
25 November 1935

Policy/program Institutional

Revival of the Legislative Council Idea
December 1935 - March 1936