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Dominion of Newfoundland
The Dominion of Newfoundland was a British Dominion from 1907 to 1949 . The Dominion of Newfoundland was situated in northeastern North America along the Atlantic coast and comprised the island of Newfoundland and Labrador on the continental mainland...
Timeline of Events
1907
9.26.1907
New Zealand and Newfoundland each become dominions within the British Empire.
1931
12.11.1931
The British Parliament enacts the Statute of Westminster 1931, establishing legislative equality between the self-governing dominions of the Commonwealth of Australia, the Dominion of Canada, the Irish Free State, Dominion of Newfoundland, the Dominion of New Zealand, and the Union of South Africa.
1932
4.5.1932
Dominion of Newfoundland: 10,000 rioters seize the Colonial Building leading to the end of self-government.
1934
2.16.1934
Commission of Government is sworn in as form of direct rule for the Dominion of Newfoundland.
1949
3.31.1949
The Dominion of Newfoundland joins the Canadian Confederation and becomes the 10th Province of Canada.