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On 16 March 1976, Labour Prime Minister Harold Wilson (1916 - 1995
On 16 March 1976, Labour Prime Minister Harold Wilson (1916 - 1995) announces his resignation as Prime Minister (taking effect on 5 April 1976). He claims that he had always planned on resigning at the age of 60, and that he is physically and mentally exhausted.
Our Picture Shows: Wilson waving to the the crowds and press from the steps of 10 Downing following the annoucement of his resignation