1874 The United States Greenback Party is established as a political party consisting primarily of farmers affected by the Panic of 1873.
1905 Irish nationalist Arthur Griffith founds Sinn Féin as a political party with the main aim of establishing a dual monarchy in Ireland.
1933 Gleichschaltung: in Germany, all political parties are outlawed except the Nazi Party.
1957 Senegalese political party Democratic Rally merges into the Senegalese Party of Socialist Action (PSAS).
1964 The National Movement of the Revolution is instituted as the sole legal political party in the Republic of Congo.
1976 The Senegalese political party ''PAI-Rénovation'' is legally recognized. PAI-Rénovation thus becomes the third legal party in the country.
1982 The Senegalese Trotskyist political party LCT is legally recognized.
1989 Ron Brown is elected chairman of the Democratic National Committee becoming the first African American to lead a major American political party.
1999 Haryana Gana Parishad, a political party in the Indian state of Haryana, merges with the Indian National Congress.