1862 – Born on April 25th in London. British statesman whose 11 years as British foreign secretary, the longest uninterrupted tenure of that office in history.
1882 – He succeeded to his grandfather’s baronetcy and estate.
1885-1916 – He was created a viscount, he sat in the House of Commons.
1905 – Grey began his service as foreign secretary, under the new Liberal prime minister, Sir Henry Campbell-Bannerman.
1915 – He was responsible for the secret Treaty of London, by which Italy joined Great Britain and her allies, and tried to solicit United States support for the Allied cause.
1916 – Grey retired from office along with Asquith, and he was awarded a viscountcy.
1919 – He was sent on a special mission to the United States in a futile attempt to secure United States entry into the League of Nations.
1923–1924 – He led the Liberal opposition in the House of Lords, despite of increasing blindness.
1925 – His memoirs, Twenty-five Years, 1892–1916, appeared.
1933 – Died on September 7th in Fallodon, near Embleton, Northumberland, England.