Winston Churchill (1874-1965) Timeline

15 Apr 1874

Birth of Winston Churchill

1939

Churchill directs war effort from underground Cabinet War Rooms in London

4 Jun 1940

Churchill makes "We Shall Fight on the Beaches" speech

4 Feb 1945

The Yalta Conference

8 May 1945

V-E Day in London: Churchill greets crowds in Whitehall

24 Jan 1965

Death of Winston Churchill in London

27 Jan 1965

Winston Churchill lies in state in Westminster Hall

30 Jan 1965

Funeral of Winston Churchill at St. Paul's Cathedral