Bermuda History Timeline
Bermuda remains Britain's oldest self-governing overseas territory.
The House of the Assembly was formed, giving some measure of internal self government.
Hamilton becomes the capital city.
Abolition of slavery.
Women's suffrage granted.
Establishment of the first political party.
New constitution brings ministerial government and first general election under universal adult suffrage.
Bermudians reject independence in referendum vote.
Pamela Gordon is elected Premier, becoming the first woman to hold the position.
The November General Election results in the election of the Progressive Labour Party for the first time in Bermuda's history of two-party politics.
PLP is re-elected with Alex Scott as Premier.
Dr. Ewart Brown elected as PLP leader and Premier.
PLP elected for 3rd term.
Paula Cox elected as PLP leader and Premier.
One Bermuda Alliance wins Bermuda General Election and forms new government. Craig Cannonier appointed as Premier.
Michael Dunkley sworn in as Premier of Bermuda.
Bermuda hosts the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series.
Bermuda hosts The America’s Cup.