Saint Vincent and the Grenadines in History

Historical Events

  • 1969-10-27 St Vincent & Grenadines gains associated status with Britain
  • 1979-10-27 St Vincent & Grenadines becomes independent of UK (National Day)

Famous Birthdays

  • 1915-06-03 Milton Cato, 1st Prime Minister of San Vincent and the Grenadines (1979-84), born in Saint Vincent, British Windward Islands (d. 1997)
  • 1975-03-09 Adonal Foyle, Vincentian-American NBA center (SF Warriors), born in Canouan, St. Vincent and the Grenadines

Famous Deaths

  • 1853-09-08 Frédéric Ozanam, French scholar and founder of the Society of Saint Vincent de Paul, dies at 40
  • 1996-12-25 Rupert John, gov-gen of Grenadines (1970-76), dies
  • 1997-02-10 Milton Cato, 1st Prime Minister of San Vincent and the Grenadines (1979-84), dies at 82