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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.
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 went...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
History of Germany Oliver Hulme (www.youtube.com) A history of Germany, and its surface from the Austro-Prussian War, to its modern day Post-Cold-War identity. www.worldatlas.com/ webimage/ countrys/ europe/ germany/ detimeln.htm Added: 4/10/2014 9:45:14 AM - 1 Updated: 5/11/2015 9:19:51 PM - 1
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 confirma...Read MORE...
1868 - It is said more books are now published in Germany than in any other country.
St Joseph Herald Saint Joseph, Michigan April 18, 1868 Added: 4/26/2014 1:29:48 PM - 1 Updated: 6/25/2014 8:20:55 AM - 1
1870 - Twenty four thousand emigrants left Germany during the first four months of the present year.
St Joseph Herald Saint Joseph, Michigan June 4, 1870 Added: 4/30/2014 10:24:30 AM - 1 Updated: 6/25/2014 8:21:52 AM - 1
(1870-71) Franco-Prussian War
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1870 - France declares war on Prussia and Emperor Napoleon III is overthrown
1870 to 1871 - Franco-Prussian War, ending in French defeat, loss of Alsace-Lorraine and end of the Second Empire
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...
1871 - Treaty of Frankfurt ends Franco-Prussian War; German Empire recognized and France loses Alsace-Lorraine
1886 - January 29 – Karl Benz patents the first successful gasoline-driven automobile, the Benz Patent Motorwagen (built in 1885).
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1888 - Fire on the 29th at Huenfield, Germany, destroyed two hundred houses and made fifteen hundred persons homeless and destitute.
St Joseph Herald Saint Joseph, Michigan November 3, 1888 Added: 4/27/2014 8:17:13 AM - 1 Updated: 6/25/2014 8:23:23 AM - 1
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
1891 - January 1 - Paying of old age pensions begins in Germany.
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1900 - July 2 - The first zeppelin flight is carried out over Lake Constance near Friedrichshafen, Germany.
2 July 1900 Zeppelin Flight (in German) 2. Juli 1900 - Start des ersten Zeppelins historyvisionde (www.youtube.com) www.wikipedia.org July 2, 1900 Added: 6/29/2014 8:22:04 AM - 1 Updated: 5/12/2015 7:34:19 AM - 1
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 Fathe...Read MORE...
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 28...Read MORE...
1923 - Adolf Hitlers Nazis unsuccessfully attempt to overthrow the German government in the Beer Hall Putsch
Hitler's Beer Hall Putsch Khan Academy (www.youtube.com) Added: 1/9/2014 5:22:53 PM - Updated: 5/12/2015 7:36:42 AM - 1
1926 - Germany is admitted to the League of Nations
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 Stat...Read MORE...
1939 - September 1 - World War II begins: Germany invades Poland
British Pathé (www.youtube.com) September 1, 1939 Added: 1/9/2014 5:12:52 PM - Updated: 5/11/2015 8:35:34 AM - 1
1941 - December 11 - Germany and Italy declare war on the United States. The U.S. responds in kind.
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 armisti...Read MORE...
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