1851 - He died in Bry-sur-Marne, France on the 10th of July.
1902 - Wijeyananda Dahanayake was born on the 22nd of October.
1959-1960 - Served as prime minister of Ceylon.
1960 - Forced to resign in his post six months later after elections.
1997 - Dahanayake died in Galle District, southern Sri Lanka, on 4th of May.
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