Bio MILLARD FILLMORE, thirteenth President of the United States, was born at Summer Hill, Cayuga County, N. Y., on the 7th of January, 1800. His father was a farmer, and, owing to misfortune, in humble circumstances. Of his mother, the daughter of Dr. Abiatbar Millard, of Pittsfield, Mass., it has been ...Read MORE...
1801 - Act of Union between Great Britain and Ireland creates the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
1814 - Napoleon abdicates and is exiled to St. Elba according to the terms of the Treaty of Fontainebleau. Representatives from Austria, Russia, Prussia, Britain, and France meet at the Congress of Vienna to discuss future of Europe.
1815 - The War of 1812 ends with the Treaty of Ghent. Napoleon escapes Elba in an attempt to reestablish his power. Coalition forces defeat him at the battle of Waterloo.
1816 - Year without a summer The year 1816 has been aptly characterized as the year without a summer. Several of the preceding summers were so cold as to suggest a possible future famine. This tendency to frigidity reached its...Read MORE...
1873 - The Panic of 1837 The Panic of 1837 was a financial crisis in the United States that touched off a major recession that lasted until the mid-1840s. Profits, prices and wages went down while unemployment went up....Read MORE...
1839 - January 2 – First photograph of the Moon taken by photographer Louis Daguerre.
1840s - 1880s - The Oregon Trail The Oregon Trail was a wagon road stretching 2170 miles from Missouri to Oregon's Willamette Valley. It was not a road in any modern sense, only parallel ruts leading across endless prairie,...Read MORE...
1841 - August 9 - Erie boat in Buffalo NY catches fire; 242 die
1844 - October 19 - The famous "Lower Great Lakes Storm" occurred. Southwesterly winds were at hurricane force for five hours, driving lake waters into downtown Buffalo NY. The storm drowned 200 persons.
It becomes out painful duty to record the most disastrous conflagration, which has ever visited our city. The American Hotel, the Park Church, and numerous stores...Read MORE...
1850 - July 9 - Millard Fillmore (1800-1874) becomes 13th President of the United States As president, Fillmore associated himself with the pro-Southern Whigs, supporting the Compromise of 1850. Defeated for the Whig nomination in 1852, he ran for president in 1856 as candidate of the American, or Know-Nothing, Party, which sought to unite the country against foreigners in the alleged...Read MORE...
1863 - July 1–3 – American Civil War: Battle of Gettysburg – Union forces under George G. Meade turn back a Confederate invasion by Robert E. Lee in the largest battle of the war (28,000 Confederate casualties, 23,000 Union).
1872 - 'Yellowstone Wonderland' is established as first national park. March 1 – Yellowstone National Park (once dubbed "Colter's Hell" after John Colter, of the Lewis & Clark Expedition) is established as the world's first national park.
rootsweb.ancestry.com/ ~wygenweb/ timeline.htm - March 1, 1872
Death 8 March 1874 Buffalo, New York, USA
Name: Millard Fillmore Maiden Name: Event Type: Burial Event Date: 1874 Event Place: Buffalo, Erie, New York, United States of America Photograph Included: Yes Birth Date: 07 Jan 1800 Death Date: 08 Mar 1874 Affiliate Record Identifier: 336 Cemetery: Forest Lawn Cemetery
"Find A Grave Index," Database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVJ1-1659 : accessed 28 June 2015), Millard Fillmore, 1874; Burial, Buffalo, Erie, New York, United States of America, Forest Lawn Cemetery; citing record ID 336, Find a Grave, http://www.findagrave.com.
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