Overall Chronology

Overall Chronology

Overall Chronology
E.g., 2019/10/16
E.g., 2019/10/16

The Palestine War And The Nakba

1947

1948

1949

Reverberations Of 1948 Palestine War And The Arab-Israeli Conflict

1950

1951

1952

1953

1954

1955

1956

1957

1958

1959

Diplomatic

British Refer Palestine to the UN
2 April 1947

Violence

Continuation of Zionist-British Confrontation
16 April 1947 - 26 April 1947

Diplomatic

UN General Assembly Session on Palestine
28 April 1947 - 9 May 1947

Diplomatic

General Assembly Resolution 106 (S -1)
15 May 1947

Violence

Casualties of Zionist Anti-British Attacks
16 May 1947

Violence

Zionist Attacks Against Palestinians
21 May 1947 - 15 August 1947

Violence

Stern Gang Letter Bombs Against Officials in London
5 June 1947

Diplomatic Policy/program

UN Special Committee on Palestine Prepares its Proposals
15 June 1947 - 3 September 1947

Sanctions Violence

Irgun Kidnaps and Murders Two British Sergeants
11 July 1947 - 31 July 1947

Diplomatic

Arab League Meeting on Palestine, in Sofar, Lebanon
16 September 1947 - 19 September 1947

Diplomatic Policy/program

Ad Hoc Committee on the Palestinian Question
23 September 1947 - 25 November 1947

Diplomatic

British to Terminate Palestine Mandate
26 September 1947

Diplomatic Policy/program

Palestinians and Zionists on UNSCOP Partition Plan
29 September 1947 - 3 October 1947

Diplomatic

Arab League Meeting on Palestine in Aley, Lebanon
7 October 1947 - 15 October 1947

Diplomatic Policy/program

US and USSR Endorse Partition
11 October 1947 - 13 October 1947

Diplomatic Policy/program

General Assembly Resolution 181 (II)
29 November 1947

Violence Policy/program

The Haganah Implements Plan Gimmel
29 November 1947 - 1 December 1947

Popular action Violence

Palestinian Strike Against Partition Plan and Palestinian-Zionist Clashes
2 December 1947

Violence

Series of Zionist Attacks on Palestinians
6 December 1947 - 31 December 1947

Diplomatic

Britain Recommends Date of Mandate Termination
8 December 1947

Diplomatic

Arab League Rejects Partition Plan
8 December 1947 - 16 December 1947

Institutional Violence

Arab Liberation Army Organized
1 January 1948 - 9 January 1948

Violence

Series of Zionist Attacks
2 January 1948 - 26 January 1948

Violence

Palestinian Attacks
14 January 1948 - 19 February 1948

Violence

Zionist Military Preparations
14 January 1948 - 20 February 1948

Violence

Contingents of ALA Volunteers
21 January 1948 - 28 January 1948

Violence

British Break Arab Attacks
6 February 1948 - 10 February 1948

Violence

Zionist Attacks
14 February 1948 - 5 March 1948

Violence

Fawzi al-Qawuqji Enters Palestine
5 March 1948

Policy/program Violence

Plan Dalet Finalized by the Haganah
10 March 1948

Violence

Palestinian Operations
11 March 1948 - 31 March 1948

Violence

Haganah Operations
11 March 1948 - 31 March 1948

Diplomatic Policy/program

US Apparent Hesitancy Toward Partition
18 March 1948 - 30 March 1948

Policy/program

Early Responses to Truce and Trusteeship Ideas
19 March 1948 - 20 March 1948

Diplomatic Violence

Security Council Resolutions S/RES/43 and S/RES/44
1 April 1948

Violence

Plan Dalet Launched
1 April 1948

Violence Diplomatic

Arms for the Zionist Forces
1 April 1948 - 14 May 1948

Violence

Operations Nachshon and Harel to Open Tel Aviv - Jerusalem Road
2 April 1948 - 21 April 1948

Violence

The Battle for Haifa and Its Surroundings
4 April 1948 - 23 April 1948

Violence

Unit of Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood Attacks Kfar Darom
10 April 1948

Policy/program Institutional

General Zionist Council Decides to Proclaim Jewish State on 16 May
12 April 1948

Violence

Fighting Around Jerusalem
12 April 1948 - 23 April 1948

Diplomatic Violence

Security Council Resolution S/RES/46
17 April 1948

Violence

Fall of Tiberias
18 April 1948

Policy/program

Trusteeship Plan for Palestine
20 April 1948

Diplomatic Violence

Security Council Resolution S/RES/48
23 April 1948

Violence

Operation Chametz and the Fall of Jaffa
24 April 1948 - 13 May 1948

Violence

Operation Jevussi for the Conquest of Jerusalem
26 April 1948 - 30 April 1948

Violence

Zionist Conquest of Eastern Galilee
28 April 1948 - 12 May 1948

Diplomatic Violence

Arab States (Reluctantly) Prepare for Intervention in Palestine
30 April 1948 - 12 May 1948

Violence

Arab Gains in Gush Etzion
3 May 1948 - 14 May 1948

Violence

Operation Maccabi and the al-Latrun Area
8 May 1948 - 13 May 1948

Violence

Operation Barak Toward the South
9 May 1948 - 13 May 1948

Violence

Control of Coastal Plain Haifa - Tel Aviv
13 May 1948 - 23 May 1948

Diplomatic

GA Resolution A/RES/186 (S-2)
14 May 1948

Legal Institutional

State of Israel is Proclaimed in Tel Aviv at 4:00 P.M.
14 May 1948

Violence

Operation Ben Ami in Western Galilee
14 May 1948 - 17 May 1948

Violence

Operations Shfifon and Kilshon in Jerusalem
14 May 1948 - 28 May 1948

Diplomatic

The British Mandate Ends. The US Recognizes the State of Israel on a de facto Basis
15 May 1948

Violence

Arab Armies Cross Palestine Borders
15 May 1948 - 19 May 1948

Diplomatic Violence

Security Council Resolution S/RES/49
22 May 1948

Diplomatic Violence

Security Council Resolution S/RES/50
29 May 1948

Diplomatic Violence

1st Palestine Truce, Destruction of Palestinian Villages
11 June 1948 - 8 July 1948

Biographical

Ahmad Hilmi Abd al-Baqi Is Appointed Military Governor of Jerusalem
16 June 1948

Colonization Legal

Abandoned Areas Ordinance
24 June 1948

Diplomatic Policy/program

Count Bernadotte's Palestine Plan
28 June 1948

Diplomatic Policy/program

Responses to Bernadotte's Plan
2 July 1948 - 5 July 1948

Diplomatic Violence

Security Council Resolution S/RES/53
7 July 1948

Violence

Israeli Military Operations at End of 1st Truce
8 July 1948 - 18 July 1948

Diplomatic Violence

Security Council Resolution S/RES/54
15 July 1948

Diplomatic Violence

Second Palestine Truce
19 July 1948 - 15 October 1948

Violence

Ethnic Cleansing During the Second Truce
24 July 1948 - 26 October 1948

Cultural Policy/program

Constantine Zuraik publishes Ma'na al-Nakba (The meaning of al-Nakba) in Beirut
August 1948

Diplomatic Policy/program

Bernadotte's New Plan
16 September 1948

Violence

UN Mediator Count Folke Bernadotte is Assassinated by Lehi in Jerusalem
17 September 1948

Diplomatic Policy/program

US in Favor of Bernadotte's New Plan
21 September 1948

Policy/program Institutional

Establishment of All-Palestine Government in Gaza
22 September 1948 - 2 October 1948

Institutional Popular action

Pro-Jordanian Amman Conference
1 October 1948

Diplomatic Institutional

Arab Responses to Formation of the All-Palestine Government
5 October 1948 - 14 October 1948

Legal Colonization

Emergency Regulations Regarding the Cultivation of Fallow Lands and Unexploited Water Sources
11 October 1948

Violence

Israeli Operations in the South Ending 2nd Truce
15 October 1948 - 29 October 1948

Violence

Operation Hiram in the North
24 October 1948 - 31 October 1948

Cultural Policy/program

George Hanna publishes Tareeq al-Khalas (Path of Deliverance)
November 1948

Diplomatic Violence

Security Council Resolution S/RES/61
4 November 1948

Diplomatic Violence

Security Council Resolution S/RES/62
16 November 1948

Diplomatic Institutional

GA Resolution 212 (III)
19 November 1948

Popular action Institutional

Pro-Jordanian Jericho Conference
1 December 1948 - 28 December 1948

Legal Colonization

Emergency Regulations Regarding Absentee Property
2 December 1948

Diplomatic Institutional

GA Resolution 194 (III)
11 December 1948

Popular action Institutional

Arab Sacrifice Brigades Formed
11 December 1948

Violence

Operation Horev Against Egyptian Forces
22 December 1948 - 6 January 1949

Diplomatic Violence

First Arab-Israeli Armistice Talks Commence Under UN Supervision in Rhodes
12 January 1949

Diplomatic

France Recognizes Israel on a de facto Basis
24 January 1949

Diplomatic

The US Recognizes Israel on a de jure Basis
31 January 1949

Diplomatic Violence

Egypt-Israel Armistice Agreement
24 February 1949

Cultural Policy/program

Musa Alami Publishes 'Ibrat Filasteen (The lesson of Palestine)
March 1949

Violence

Palestinians Are Expelled from al-Faluja Pocket
March 1949

Diplomatic Institutional

Security Council Resolution S/RES/69
4 March 1949

Popular action

General Refugee Congress Meets in Ramallah
17 March 1949

Diplomatic Violence

Lebanon-Israel Armistice Agreement
23 March 1949

Popular action

Palestinians Testify Before the UNCCP
24 March 1949

Diplomatic Violence

Jordan-Israel Armistice Agreement
3 April 1949

Diplomatic

UN Conciliation Commission on Palestine Convenes the Lausanne Conference
27 April 1949 - 12 September 1949

Diplomatic Institutional

General Assembly Resolution 273 (III)
11 May 1949

Diplomatic Violence

Syria-Israel Armistice Agreement
20 July 1949

Institutional Legal

Gaza's Egyptian Administration
8 August 1949

Diplomatic Institutional

General Assembly Resolution 302 (IV)
8 December 1949

Diplomatic Policy/program

General Assembly Resolution 303 (IV)
9 December 1949