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1689 - William & Mary assume English throne. Peter the Great assumes Russian throne.
1701 - King of Prussia crowned
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1701 Prussia becomes a kingdom
(1740-42) The Silesian War (Germany)
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1740 - Frederick the Great crowned King of Prussia "Frederick the Great was the most important of all the Prussian rulers. The great-grandson of the Great Elector was a dominant figure in European history, one of the so-called "Enlightened Despots".... World History, Part Two, Arco Publishing, Inc., New York, 1980 -
1740 First Silesian War; Frederick II of Prussia conquers Austrian province of Silesia
1754 - Beginning of the French and Indian War between Great Britain and France for control of the North American colonies. It is part of the Seven Years War.
(1756 - 1763) Seven Years War - France, Great Britain clashed in Europe and North America; France, Russia, Austria, Saxony, Sweden and Spain sided against Britain, Prussia and Hanover
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February 6, 1778 - France signed the Treaty of Alliance with the United States.
June 1779 - Spain entered Revolutionary War in favor of Americans.
1796 - Napoleon Bonaparte assumes command of the Army of Italy
1799 - Rosetta Stone discovered
1801 - Act of Union between Great Britain and Ireland creates the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
1805 - Treaty of Pressburg formally dissolves the Holy Roman Empire
1812 - Napoleon leads French invasion of Russia, resulting in catastrophic defeat for French. War of 1812 begins with U.S. declaration of war on the United Kingdom.
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.
1817 - The bicycle is invented (Baron Karl de Drais de Sauerbrun, Germany) "... The first known bicyclist was the Comte de Sivrac, who was seen riding a two-wheel 'wooden horse' in Paris in 1791, the Smithsonian reports. Among its many drawbacks was that it was impossible to steer.
On had to lift, drag or jump the front wheel to change direction.
1845 - September 9 – Potato blight breaks out in Ireland: beginning of the Great Famine.
Flight From Famine Discovery Channel (www.youtube.com) www.wikipedia.org - September 9, 1845
1849 - April 2 – Revolutions of 1848 in the German states end in failure.
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1857 - The Kiss as an Elevator In a German tale, published some time since, is a description of 'The First Kiss' in the following sensation style -
'Am I really dear to you, Sophia?' I whispered, and pressed my burning lips to her rosy mouth. She did not say yes; she did not say no; but she returned my kiss, an the earth...Read MORE...
"German Toast" - An 1858 Breakfast Treat! Two eggs, one pint of milk, and flour enough to make a thick batter; cut wheat bread into very thin slices, and soak them in sweetened water; cover each side successively with the batter, and fry brown in lard. Eat while hot, with butter and white powdered or brown sugar. Pittsfield Sun Pittsfield, Massachusetts January 21, 1858 Added: 3/12/2014 3:00:53 PM - 1 Updated: 6/25/2014 8:19:35 AM - 1
1866 - Prussian-Austrian War
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1866 Austro-Prussian War (Seven Weeks War) begins after disagreements over the administration of Schleswig-Holstein
1867 - Why Do German Women Make Good Wives The culinary art forms a part of the education of women in Germany. The well-to-do tradesman, like the mechanic, takes pride in seeing his daughters good housekeepers. - To effect this, the girl on leaving school, which she does when about fourteen years of age, goes through the ceremony of...Read MORE...
1868 - It is said more books are now published in Germany than in any other country.
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(1870-71) Franco-Prussian War
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1870 - France declares war on Prussia and Emperor Napoleon III is overthrown
1870 - A cable dispatch on the 28th says the Pope has issued a special elimination against the Fenians, both in America and Ireland.
St Joseph Herald - Saint Joseph, Michigan - February 5, 1870
1870 - Twenty four thousand emigrants left Germany during the first four months of the present year.
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1871 - Preserving the Flavor of Butter The German Agriculturalist says that a great portion of the fine flavor of fresh butter is destroyed by the usual mode of washing and he recommends a thorough kneading for the removal of the buttermilk, and a subsequent pressing in a linen cloth. Butter thus prepared, according to our authority, is ...Read MORE...
1886 - January 29 – Karl Benz patents the first successful gasoline-driven automobile, the Benz Patent Motorwagen (built in 1885).
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1888 - Frederick III was on the 12th formally proclaimed Emperor of Germany, and he issued a proclamation to the people in which he declared that the policy of the dead ruler should be continued. A fortune of three hundred million marks in cash was left by the late Emperor William, of Germany. St Joseph Herald Saint Joseph, Michigan March 17, 1888 Added: 4/30/2014 9:21:56 AM - 1 Updated: 6/25/2014 8:24:07 AM - 1
1888 - Fire on the 29th at Huenfield, Germany, destroyed two hundred houses and made fifteen hundred persons homeless and destitute.
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1889 - The automobile is invented (Gottlieb Daimler, Germany) THE NEW MOVING POWER DAIMLER'S WONDERFUL MOTOR AND ITS PRACTICAL APPLICATIONS. The Various Vehicles That Can Be Seen Moved by It at Stuttgart - Daimler's Gas or Petroleum Motor - Combustible Air the Chief Ingredient - Its Portability - The Thorough Test That Has Been Made.
1897 - Aspirin is invented (Felix Hoffmann (Bayer), Germany) Aspirin Discoverer Dies an Unknown Man
"CHICAGO (UPI) - In these days of deadlines and taxes and other headaches, offer a cheer for Felix Hoffmann, one of the world's great painkillers.
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1899 - March 6 – Felix Hoffmann patents aspirin and Bayer registers its name as a trademark.
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1900 - July 2 - The first zeppelin flight is carried out over Lake Constance near Friedrichshafen, Germany.
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1901 - January 22 - Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom dies at age 81, after more than 63 years on the throne, and her son the Prince of Wales formally succeeds her as King Edward VII.
1903 - Marconi sends and receives the first wireless transatlantic communication One hundred years ago on Saturday, a young Italian inventor named Guglielmo Marconi stood on a sandy bluff on Cape Cod and sent a 54-word greeting from President Theodore Roosevelt across the ocean... Brian Carovillano on January 18, 2003 (www.crn.com) -
1906 - April 7 – Mount Vesuvius erupts and devastates Naples.
1910 - Germany Enjoys a "Fat" Christmas Year of Immense Prosperity Ending, and People are Spending Lavishly.
BUT WEATHER IS ABNORMAL
April-Like Drizzle in Berlin and Hardly a Flake of Snow in All the Empire - Bad for Hotels. Special Cable to THE NEW YORK TIMES. BERLIN, Dec. 24. - Germany is celebrating a "fat" Christmas. The...Read MORE...
1912 - April 15 - Titanic sinks in the North Atlantic
The Luxuries of the... Lawrence Daily Journal - Lawrence, Kansas - April 16, 1912
1914 - August 1 - World War I begins: Germany declares war on Russia and France and invades Belgium
THE GREAT WAR - Week 1 The Great War (www.youtube.com)
August 1, 1914 - Germany declares war on Russia. France and Belgium begin full mobilization.
1915 - May 7 – WWI: Sinking of the RMS Lusitania: British ocean liner RMS Lusitania is sunk by Imperial German Navy U-boat U-20 off the south-west coast of Ireland, killing 1,198 civilians en route from New York to Liverpool.
1919 - June 28 - The Treaty of Versailles is signed, blaming Germany for World War I and creating a League of Nations World War I (1914-1918) was finally over. This first global conflict had claimed from 9 million to 13 million lives and caused unprecedented damage. Germany had formally surrendered on November 11, 1918, and all nations had agreed to stop fighting while the terms of peace were negotiated. On June...Read MORE...
1923 - Adolf Hitlers Nazis unsuccessfully attempt to overthrow the German government in the Beer Hall Putsch
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1926 - Germany is admitted to the League of Nations
1929 - February 11 - Independent State of Vatican City created by Lateran Treaty Lateran Concordat of 1929 On February 11th, 1929, an historic treaty was signed between the Italian Government and the Vatican re-establishing the political power and diplomatic standing of the... biblelight.net - February 11, 1929
1937 - Hindenburg disaster The Hindenburg disaster took place on Thursday, May 6, 1937, as the German passenger airship LZ 129 Hindenburg caught fire and was destroyed during its attempt to dock with its mooring mast at Naval Air Station Lakehurst, which is located adjacent to the borough of Lakehurst, New Jersey, United...Read MORE...
1939 - September 1 - World War II begins: Germany invades Poland
1949 - The Soviet Union successfully detonates an atomic weapon
1950 - June 25 - Korean War begins when North Korean forces invade South Korea Armed forces from communist North Korea smash into South Korea, setting off the Korean War. The United States, acting under the auspices of the United Nations, quickly sprang to the defense of South... www.history.com - June 25, 1950
1953 - July 27 - Korean War ends After three years of a bloody and frustrating war, the United States, the People's Republic of China, North Korea, and South Korea agree to an armistice, bringing the Korean War to an end. The... www.history.com - July 27, 1953
1969 - July 20 - Apollo 11 - Man lands on the moon
Neil Armstrong's Moon Landing Reading Through History... The Mexia Daily News - Mexia, Texas - July 21, 1969
1979 - May 4 - Margaret Thatcher becomes the first female prime minister of Great Britain
May 4, 1979
1981 - Voyager 2 reaches Saturn
1981 - First reported case of AIDS
1985 - May 16 - Hole in Ozone layer is discovered by British scientists The discovery of the annual depletion of ozone above the Antarctic was first announced in a paper by Joe Farman, Brian Gardiner and Jonathan Shanklin which appeared in Nature (magazine) on May 16th... www.wikipedia.org - May 16, 1985
1989 - In response to massive protests, the East German government allows East Berliners to cross into West Berlin. The dismantling of the Berlin Wall begins shortly after.
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