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1628 - August 1 - Emperor Ferdinand II demands Austria Protestant convert to Catholicism
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1670 - February 27 - Jews expelled from Austria by order of Leopold I
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1714 - September 7 - Treaty of Baden: Holy Roman Emperor Charles VI & France, ends War of Spanish Succession, French retain Alsace, Austria gets bank of Rhine
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1718 - December 17 - France, Britain and Austria declare war on Spain.
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1725 - May - Spain & Austria sign trade treaty
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1738 - November 18 - France & Austria sign peace
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1739 - August 21 - Spain & Naples-Austria sign peace accord
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1739 - September 18 - Turkey & Austria sign peace treaty-Austria cedes Belgrade to Turks
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1740 - October 20 - Maria Theresa became ruler of Austria, Hungary & Bohemia
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1741 - August 10 - War of the Austrian Succession: Prussia defeats Austria in the Battle of Mollwitz.
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1742 - July 28 - Prussia & Austria sign peace treaty
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1870 - The Emperor of Austria is said to be utterly despondent as to the future of his dynasty.
...Austria has released all of its imprisoned editors convicted of violations of the press laws.

St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan
June 18, 1870

1870 - The Crown Prince of Austria is called a "dull indolent, good-natured lad, who cares for nothing but dancing and music."
St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan
June 4, 1870

1878 - Austria will probably gobble Bosnia and Herzegovinia.
St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan
July 6, 1878

1880 - An Ingenious Insurance Fraud
Not long ago a cattle dealer named Grunbaum living at Zsolna, in Austria, disappeared. As he was known to be in fair circumstances and good health, it was naturally apprehended that he had fallen victim to foul play, and a diligent search was instituted. The result was that in a wood not far from the town a mutilated corpse was found, in the pockets of the clothes of which were letters addressed to Grunbaum, and which was at once recognized by Grunbaum's wife as the body of her husband. Not very... Read MORE...

1885 - Sunday Work in Austria.
On Sunday week, the new Sunday Observance Law, which prohibits every kind of work from six a.m. on Sunday until the same hour on Monday, except in the cases of public urgency, comes into force all over Austria. "Public urgency" is from time to time to be defined by Ministerial Order. The first order, which was gazetted today, makes no exception for work in newspaper offices, and so, if it remains unaltered, will put an end to the appearance of Monday morning papers.

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1889 - Archduke Rudolph, the heir apparent to the throne of Austria, died suddenly on the 30th ult. of apoplexy at Mierling, near Baden, aged thirty-one years.
St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan
February 2, 1889



Ancestors Who Were Born and/or Died Here




Kovacs
  Mary Kovacs (abt. 1882, Austria - 25 December 1942, Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio, USA)

MARTIS
  ANNIE MARTIS (1864, Austria - , Coal City, Grundy, Illinois, USA)
  MIKE MARTIS (1856, Austria - , )

Skovranek
  Joseph Skovranek (abt. 1871, Austria - , )

Theinert
  Julius Theinert (20 November 1864, Austria - 28 October 1936, Peoria, Peoria, Illinois, USA)
 


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