1871 – Born in Comber, County Down, Ireland on the 17th of July.
– He was educated at the Royal Belfast Academical Institution and became a flax-spinner and was also a wealthy landowner.
1896 – John Miller Andrews served on the Comber Congregational Committee.
1912 – His brother, Thomas Andrews, was managing director of the Harland and Wolff shipyard in Belfast and died in the sinking of the Titanic.
1921 – Andrews served as a MP in the Northern Ireland Parliament.
1929 – He was the last parliamentary survivor of the original 1921 Northern Ireland Parliament, and as such was recognised as the Father of the House.
1940 – He held a number of positions before becoming Prime Minister, including Minister for Labour and Minister for Finance.
1943 – Backbench dissent forced him from office, however he remained the recognised leader of the Party for a further three years.
– He became the Grand Master of the Orange Order.
1971 – Died on the 5th of August.