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1848. All or parts of New Mexico, Texas, California, Nfeiiada, Utah, Arizortat' Plifyjoriting, 'and'Co1oradijjareEaoquired from Mexico. '
January 24, 1848. James W. Marshall .discovers gtfldnat fSujtter's Creelg, ii J ' " "1
July 19, 1848. Amelia Jenks Bloomer introduces bloomeriiiglifie first wovrnerfs rights' Falls, New York. l
October 7, 1849. Edgar Allen Poe dies. Octolggrrggi, 1849. Firstiirecoriied .exhibition offaftattooed rriang New York
1850. Nathaniel Hawthorne's The Scarlet Letter is publishetlg' :f septemner-to, 1850, sa stare. ..,
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september, 1851. New York Times begins publicatiopg , - 6Q,i.gt2HlSiqi1ait.8ghtt- rstvwomn, ,sitgi-F . -Ti
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March 13, 18523 The first newspaper cartoon .depicting UnGl6l?Sarn'isjpi1b1isliEdi"t5:wW .15-F,f,iI.1 A. ,D Y 1 Y - :
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Marcb'20, 1854. The Republican Party is christened .by Alclaii'Eagle'1iovay - -V x Y .51 ,L
July 25, 1854. Walter Hunt invents the paper collar. ibctober 15,-118541 John
November 5, 1855. Eugene Debs borng November 28, 1856.,5WoodrowiWi16Sii,lflgir5gEf ..: A
1857. Joseph C. Gayetty of New York rnercharidises. the first icornmercifliitoiletl
for ,500 sheets, it claims to, assist in the preventioit of piles., A : 1. K
1859. George Huntington Hartford adds teal togthisflhidd, and leather:-btisi:r1ess1 fri' 'img
first link in what-'was toibecome' the largest superrnarilfgt world, ,'.' A
The Great Atlantic and ,Pacific Teaqgortipanyg-.or the,f2Sx8ZPQ . . ft - F
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February 14, 1859. Oregon becomes a state! ' 'I 'fi' 'V I ' " Q ' ' ,-
August 17, 1859. The first airmail is 'cari'ietil'entitogtexfrom . Lafayette.1Iir1di't1na. ' if
to New York in a balloon piloted by John Wise, ythogtlanlotit of hotair 27 miles -sotithpf his
takeoff point. Wise later became the first aerial'boi1L1liai'tgliEir4,'pdihonstrating 'a newtorm
of warfare by tossing dynamite sticks out of a dirigiblieit' 'r11,QQ'-'.- 7, e' ' '
1860. The United stares has 30.000 miles ofrzii'iway'trackS.1 1 1
November 6, 1860. Abraham Lincoln elected President. ' - v , I
December 20, 1860. South Carolina secedes from the-Union. ' Al i '
February 4, 1861. Eleven Southern states convene at the Congress of Mrsntgdmery ag
under Jefferson Davis.
February 5, 1861. Samuel D. Goodale patents the first peepshow
machine, naming it the Mutoscope.
April 12, 1861. 75 year-old Edmond Ruffin fires the first shot in the
Civil War at Fort Sumter. South Carolina. I
June 18, 1861. The first flycasting contest. held at Utica, New Yorkl
is won by George Lennebacker.
1862. The first organized football team is formed at Oneida. New York.
They defeat every opponent from 1862 through 1865, and never allow
an opposing team to cross their goal line.
February 3, 1862. Thomas Alva Edison publishes a newspaper on a train and
distributes it to towns between Port Huron and Detroit, Michigan.
March 9, 1862. Monitor defeats Merr1'nmc.
July 1, 1862. The first income tax is imposed. lt is rescinded in 1872.
September 22, 1862. The Emancipation Proclamation declares that slaves are to be free
on January l. 1863.
February 17, 1864. The Hunley becomes the first submarine to sink a warship in combat. dispatching the
U.S.S. Husatonic to a watery grave with a torpedo. The wave generated by the explosion swamps and sinks the
submarine, killing its crew. The hand-cranked craft makes four miles an hour and has no provisions for air.
The Hunley sinks four different times, killing its crew on each occasion.
April 7, 1864. First camel race in America held at Agricultural Park A
in Sacramento. California. May 19, 1864. Nathaniel Hawthorne dies at 59.
April 9, 1865. Robert E. Lee capitulates at Appomattox. April 14, 1865. Abraham Lincoln assassinated
September 25, 1865. Langdon W. Moore. the first of the big time bank robbers, sticks up
a bank in Concord, Massachusetts, and escapes with S310,000.
November 2, 1865. Warren Harding born. 1866. Arthur Cummings introduces the curve ball to baseball.
December 26, 1865. James H. Mason patents the coffee percolator.
September 12, 1866. The first burlesque show, "Black Crook", opens in New York and runs for 475 performances.
1867. William E. Lincoln of Providence, Rhode Island, patents the first moving picture projector.
M, 1867. William Seward purchases Alaska from Russia for 37.2 million.
1868. The Cincinnati Red Stockings become the first professional baseball club.
1868. P.D. Armour's meat packing house opens in Chicago.
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Davy Crockett Jim Thorpe
Johnny Appleseed ,loe Louis
Martin Luther King John Glenn
Little Orphan Annie Humphrey Bogart
Wild Bill Hickocli
To in Sawyer
The Lone Ranger
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1839. First baseball game played at
Cooperstown, New York.
1839. Charles Goodyear vulcanizes rubber.
July 8, 1839. John D. Rockefeller born.
1840. 2,816 miles of railway are in operation
in the United States.
August 30, 1842. Congress levies a tax of 75 cents
a pound on opium. It had previously been
December, 1842. Dr. Crawford Williamson Long
of Jefferson, Georgia, uses anesthesia in an
operation, removing a tnmor from the back
of James M. Venable. The bill' for the operation
was 52.25, including 25 cents for the
November 23, 1844. James Polk defeats
Henry Clay for the Presidency by 170 electoral
votes to 105. '
March 4, 1845. Texas is annexed, triggering
the Mexican-American war.
Dea r Abby
John Paul Jones
Robert E. Lee
Billy The Kia'
Billy Jean King
1, 1845. David Levi Yulee of Florida
becomes the nation's first Jewish senator.
June, 1846. Brigham Young and the Mormons
leave Nauvoo City on their way to the Great
June 14, 1846. 49th Parallel is established
as the boundary between Oregon Territory
December 28, 1846. Iowa becomes a state.
1847. The Mormons found Salt Lake City.
February 11, 1847. Thomas Alva Edison born.
March 3, 1847. Alexander Graham Bell born.
1848. Tom Hyer becomes the first American Q
1848. The firstchewing gum is manufactured
by John Curtis on his Franklin stove. He called
it The State of Maine Pure Spruce Gum, but
it didn't sell, so he doubled his pleasure,
doubled his fun and came out with some new
flavors: Licorice Lulu, Yankee Spruce, and
200 Lump Spruce.
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7868 Brigham Young opens the firstishoppmg center Called ZionfsfGooperativeaMercantile Institution, it consists of four storesselling dry goods and carpets,
men s clothing groceries and drugs The next vear he puts all four' under-the same roof. creating the first discount supermarket.
February 24, 1868 Impeachment begun aga1nst'President Andrewilohnson. He was impeached by the House and acquitted in the Senate by one vote.
is required l 1869 Bret Harte publishes,Th2zdOurcasts of Poker Flat. Y
May 10 1869. Union Paci:fiE and Central Pacific Railroads meet at Promontory, Utah.
the Democrat as atdonkey. It appeafs'1iiiVHdl7Jer1v Weekfv and artist Thomas Nast entitles it
187 P T Barnumgand l.A. Bailey open "The Greatest Show on Earth" in Brooklyn. New York.
depriving a citizen his vote because of race, color or previous condition of servitude.
gives his employees Saturday afternoonsroff.
1872. Aaron Montgomery Ward founds the first mail order house at Chicago.
San Fgancisco. . 1874. George Greenwood of Farmington, Maine, invents earmuffs.
Ashton Hunt and reporter Alfred Ford attempt to fly across the Atlantic in a 300,000
the crew leaves Brooklyn. New York. and flies four hours until running into a storm
Ross of Germantown Pennsylvania is the first child to be kidnaped for ransom
.Mary Walsh and Charles M. Colton are married in a balloon over Cincinnati. Ohio.
Term Panic" fifst depicts the Republican as an elephant
,the first book written on a typewriter.
1876. The 'National Baseball League is formed. 'i I .I
Grahami Bell invents the telephone while Thomas Alva'Edison is ' hm? N93
phonograph. 1877. Winslow Homer paints The Cotton-Pickeizr. .i x'1 :Y L r" I' '
September 1, 1878 Emma M Nutt is hired as a telephone operator
1879 Mary Baker Eddy becomes pastor of a Church of Christ in Boston
May 28 1879. Illinois prohibits the employment of women in coal mines.
1880 Former Civil War general Lou Wallace writes Ben Hur.
1880 The probation system is established in Boston.
.Ianuary 26, 1880. Douglas MacArthur born.
services in front of Harryhills Gentlemen's Sporting Theatre
where "Uncle Tom's Cabin" is playing. V
a disappointed office seeker. Garfield is succeeded by Chester Arthur,
the obscure. 1882. A ski club is formed at Berlin, New Hampshire.
May, 1882. Chinese immigration is banned for ten years.
188 Benjamin Franklin Keith opens the first Vaudeville show in Boston, called
The Gaiety Museum.
.luly 4, 1883. Buffalo Bill Cody opens his Wild West Show.
1884. Mark Twain publishes Huckleberrjv Finn.
April 22, 1884. Thomas Stevens leaves San Francisco to bicycle
around the world.
May 8, 1884. Harry S. Truman born.
is completed in Chicago.
, 1885. Sylvanus F. Bowser of Fort Wayne, Indiana,
manufactures the first gasoline pump and tank. The
one-barrel contraption has marble valves.
.Iuly 23, 1885. Ulysses S. Grant dies.
November 11, 1885. George Patton born.
1886. Thomas Stevens rides into San Francisco after
bicycling around the world.
1886. Carnegie publishes Triumphant Democracy. Marx publishes
Das K apital.
October 28, 1886. The Statue of Liberty, a gift of the French people, is unveiled,
commemorating the 100th anniversary of American independence.
May 1, 1887. The presidential succession law is enacted to provide for succession in the event of
death or discharge from office of both the president and vice-president.
May 11, 1888. Irving Berlin born. November 20, 1888. William L. Bundy patents the time clock
March 10, 1880. The Salvation Army lands in New York City and holds
July 2, 1881. President James Garfield is assassinated by Charles J. Guiteau
1885. A ten-story skyscraper designed by William Le Baron Jenney
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