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.