Timeline of Argentina since 1900

Events

Argentina has 7th Highest per captia GDP

1908

Full Male Suffrage is Given

1912

Minimum wage is introduced to battle inflation

1916

Military coup forces out current Government

1930

Argentina refuses to break peace with japan

1942

Army seizes power at a riot, led by Juan Peron

1943

Argentina enters World War II

1945

Juan Peron wins presidential election

1946

A new constitution strengthens the power of the president.

Approx. 1949

Congress passes laws that give more power to president

Approx. 1949

Peron was reelected with massive majority

1951

Evita(Peron's wife) dies of cancer and Peron loses support

1952

Military Coup restores Democracy similar to USA's

1955

Juan Carlos Ognia seizes power after unstable civilian rule

1966

Peron wins election coming back to power

1973

Peron dies, his wife Isabel becomes first female leader

1974

Military coup seizes power, starts "dirty war", 1000s dead

1976

Argentine military seizes the Falkland Islands in April

April, 1982

Argentine forces lose control of Falklnads in June

June, 1982

The junta loses power and democracy is restrored

1983

Investigation on Dirty starts, leaders arrested and tried

1983

inflation runs at 900%, an Austerity program is launched.

1989

UK and Argentina begin talking, Argentina still claims F.I.

1990

A new currency is introduced that is even with dollar

1992

An Israli embassy is bombed- 29 killed

1992

A Jewish center is bombed killing 89 and injuring 200

1994

A strike starts as the economic hardship runs high

1996

Argentine judge orders arrest in a case related to dirty war

1998

A new president: La Rua inherits $14 billion debt

1999

Beef exports slump as disease breaks out among cattle

2000

3 finance ministers appointed in 3 weeks

2001

Strike brings an economic standstill

2001

Arg. misses loan payment, president resignes

September 1, 2001

Peronist return to power

October 1, 2001

Caretaker president selected, in days the peso devalues

November 2, 2001

Nestor Kirchner sworn in as new president

2003

After weeks of negotion IMF agree on new loan

August 2, 2003

Argentina successfully repays part of debt

2005

Argentina repeals law that protected some from dirty war

2005

Argentina repays multi million dollar debt

2006

Christina is elected, succeeding her husband

2007

A Priest is convicted of torture and murder from dirty war

2007

Kirchner cancels tax increase after months of protest

July, 2008

2 former generals are given life sentences.

August, 2008

lower house approves government takeover of pensions

November 2008

after senate election peronist lose power in parliment

2009

Argentina passes laws claiming Falkland Islands

December 2009

Nestor Kirchner dies

October 27, 2010

Christina wins 2nd term with landslide 54% of vote

October 2011

Congress lowers voting age to 16

2012

Arg. and Iran agree to stat investigate '94 terrorist bombing

January 2013

Argentina 1st country to be censored by IMF

February 2013

Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio becomes Pope Francis

March 2013

Presiden Frenadez appoints left-wingers to cabinet

November, 2013

Argentina defaults on billion dollar debt

July, 2014

Alberto Niesman dies under mysterious circumstances

January 2015

Niesman's case agianst the president is dimmissed

February, 2015

Muaricio Macri is elected president

November, 2015

Argentina settles monetary dispute with US

February, 2016