Kevin Rudd By ddawgz Sep 21, 1957 Kevin's birth Born in Queensland to Albert and Margaret Rudd. He was youngest of four children. Oct 11, 1962 Sickness Kevin had a rheumatic fever and his heart was damaged. Jun 17, 1968 Father's death Kevin's father died. Jun 25, 1972 Labor Party Kevin joins the Australian Labor Party. Dec 13, 1974 Education Kevin is awarded as dux of his highschool, Nambour State High School. May 10, 1981 Department of Foreign Affairs He works for the Department Feb 29, 1996 KPMG Australia Hired as cosultant by KPMG Australia. Aug 25, 1998 House of Representatives Kevin was the first person to be elected intp the House of Representatives. Dec 8, 2006 Labor Party He is elected as Leader of Labor Party against Kim Beazley. Jul 17, 2007 Prime Minister Kevin is elected as the 26th priminister of Australia. First act was the signing of the Kyoto Protocol and the apology speech to the Indigenous Australians. Jun 25, 2010 Stabbed in the back Kevin is replaced by Julia Gillard, his colleague.