Felipe González y Leopoldo Calvo-Sotelo

Cartel electoral del PSOE


The Transition´s Milestones
Year 1982


3rd june
Ruling of the trial on the attempted coup d'etat known as “23-F”. The Government decides to appeal the trial's ruling since it considers some penalties as being too soft.
30th july
  New government of Leopoldo Calvo-Sotelo.
27th august
  Leopoldo Calvo-Sotelo calls for early general elections on the 28th of October.
30th september 1982   ETA-PM announces their dissolution and the cease of the armed struggle.
2nd october
  Arrest of four military members accused of planning a coup d'etat planned for the day before the elections.
28th october
  Legislative elections. PSOE wins with an absolute majority. Alianza Popular, AP (Popular Alliance), is the main opposition party.
    >see electoral results
30th november 1982   Investiture of Felipe González Márquez.
>Investiture speech of Felipe González Márquez.





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