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Notable Events In January

Year.

1. American Slaves Emancipated......1863

2.First Revolutionary flag displayed....1776

3. Battle of Princeton, N.J..........1777

4.U. S. Treaty with Great Britain ratified. .1784 5.Steamship San Francisco wrecked.....1854

6. Great Earthquake in New England....1663

7. Liberia colonized by Americans......1822

8. Battle of New Orleans, La., fought....1815

9. Astor Library opened in New York...1854 lO. Penny postage established in England-----1840

11.City of Mexico captured by Juarez....1861

12. Battle of Wetumka, Florida........1836

13. Patent to Plymouth colony issued....1630

14.Conspiracy in New Mexico against U. S. .1847 15. Nootka Sound discovered by Capt. Cook. 1778 16. Vermont declares for State Independencel777

17. Battle of Falkirk, Scotland........1746

18.William I of Prussia - Emp. of Germany. 1871

19.Gold discovered in California ......1848

20.Prim's Insurrection in Spain ended....1866

21 .Louis XVI. of France executed.......1793

22. Americans capture Frenchtown, Canada. 1813 33.Steamer Pacific lost............1856

34. Arsenal at Augusta, Ga., seized by Conf'd.1861

35. Anti-Slavery society formed in N. Y...1785

26. American Income tax repealed......1871

37. Abdication of Stanislas, King of Poland. .1736

38.Paris Surrendered to the Germans....1871

39.Kansas admitted to the Union.......1861

30. Bell Chimes invented...........1487

31. Corn-Laws abolished...........1849

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Notable Events In April

Year.

1. First House of Representatives organized. 1789 2. U. S. Mint established at Philadelphia.. 1792 3.Jesse James, the outlaw, shot.......1882

4. Adoption of present style of U. S. flag.. .1818

5. Eng. report'rs exclud'd from Union army. 1862

6. First U. S. Senate organized.......1789

7.Ohio first settled by colony at Marietta . .1788 8. Brig. Young re-elected Mormon leader . 1872 9.Am. Anti-Slavery Society dissolved... 1870

10. U. S. Bank Incorporated..........1816

11.Surrender of Fort Sumter demanded...1861

13.Lee surrenders his Army to Gen. Grant. .1865

13.Fort Sumter surrendered.........1861

14. President Lincoln assassinated......1865

15.First U. S. Patent Law passed......1790

16. San Salvador destroyed by earthquake.. 1854 17.Great Battle of Warsaw, Poland, fought. 1793 18.Wilkes' Expedition to the S. Pole sailed. 1838

19.Battles of Lexington and Concord....1775

20. Siege of Boston begun..........1775

31 .Houston Defeats Santa Anna in Texas-----1836

33.Texas Becomes Independent of Mexico.. 1836

23. First Conn. charter granted by Eng...1662

24. First Newspaper in United States.....1704

35. Va. voted to secede from the Union...1861

36.Wilkes Booth, the assassin, killed....1865

3T.Fire in Charleston burns half the city ..1838

28. Sur. of Fts. Jackson and St. Philip....1862

29. Peace between England and Russia....1856

36. Washington Inaugurated 1st Pres....1789

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Notable Events In February

Year.

1. Sherman's March through S. Carolina. . 1865

2.Peace between the U. S. and Mexico...1848

S.Sherman's March through Mississippi...1864

4.First American President elected.....1789

5.Earthquake in Canada, lasting 6 months. 1663

6. Alliance between France and the U. S...1778

7. Death of Pope Pius IX, at Rome.....1878

S.Mary Queen of Scots beheaded......1587

9.Total Abstinence Society est. in Congress.1842

16.Marriage of Queen Victoria........1840

11.Shipment of American beef to England. .1875 12.Savannah, Ga., founded by the English.. 1733 13. William III. and Mary Sovereigns of Eng. 1689

14.Russia establishes Turkistan in Asia...1865

15.Historic Elm at Boston, blown down...1876

16. Fort Donelson captured by Grant.....1862

17.Congress asked to abolish Slavery....1790

18.Treaty of Peace with England procl'md. .1815 19.Papal domain one-third ceded to France. 1797 36.Concepcion, Chili, destroyed by Earth'ke. 1835 31 .Invasion of New Mexico by Texan Rang. .1862

22.Florida ceded to the U. S. by Spain....1819

23.Battle of Buena Vista, Mexico.......1847

34.Santiago, Chili, founded by Valvidia...1541

25. First United States Bank chartered...1791

36.France proclaimed a Republic.......1848

27. Meeting of the " Alabama " Claims Com. 1871 28.Yellowstone National Park established. .1871 39.Union of Sardinia and Tuscany sub'mtd.1860

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Notable Events In May

Year.

1.Hudson's 1st voyage for dis. of Polar Sea. 1607

2. Battle of Chancellorsville, Va.......1863

S.Jamaica discovered by Columbus.....1797

4. Bourbon Reign restored to France....1814

5.Brit. attack Ft. Ontario, at Oswego,N. Y .1814

6.Lord Cavendish assas. at Dublin, Ire'd___1882

7.Colum. River (Ore.) dis. by Capt. Gray. .1792

8 .Treaty of Wash'ton bet. U. S. and Eng.. 1871

9 .St. Domingo becomes a free Republic...1801

16.Phila. Centennial Exhibition opened... 1876

11 .Attempted assass. of Emperor of Ger...1878

13.Pacific R. R. opened for business.....1869

13. First Settlement at Jamestown, Va....1607

14.Garibaldi declared Dictator of Italy...1860

15.First Trial by Jury.............970

16.Mill River (Mass.) floods destroys towns. .1874

17. Papal States annexed to France.....1809

18. War dec. by England against France...1756

19. Lincoln and Hamlin nominated......1860

S6.Cornwallis occupies Petersburg, Va...1781

31 .Lawrence, Kansas, captured and sacked. 1856

22.Ecuador, S. A., declared independent...1822

33. War declared by Mexico against U. S...1846

34. End of famine in Jamestown Colony...1610

25. Virginia Provincial Assembly organized. 1774

36.Treaty with Sweden and Norway.....1869

3T.Prof. Morse compl'ts 1st telegraph line. .1844

38.First Baptist Ch. organized in Boston___1664

39.Maximilian arrives at Vera Cruz, Mexico. 1864

30. Treaty of Paris..............1814

31.Battle of Fair Oaks, Va..........1862

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