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1845 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). 1842 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... 1843 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... 1844 was a leap year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... 1846 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... 1847 was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... 1848 is a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... This is a list of decades which have articles with more information about them. ... Events and Trends End of the Napoleonic Wars in Europe (1803 - 1815). ... Events and Trends Nationalistic independence movements helped reshape the world during this decade: Greece declares independence from the Ottoman Empire (1821). ... // Events and Trends Electromagnetic induction discovered by Michael Faraday Dutch-speaking farmers known as Voortrekkers emigrate northwards from the Cape Colony Croquet invented in Ireland Railroad construction begins in earnest in the United States Egba refugees fleeing the Yoruba civil wars found the city of Abeokuta in south-west Nigeria... // Events and Trends Technology First use of anaesthesia in an operation, by Crawford Long War, peace and politics First signing of the Treaty of Waitangi (Te Tiriti o Waitangi) on February 6, 1840 at Waitangi New Zealand. ... // Events and Trends Technology Production of steel revolutionised by invention of the Bessemer process Benjamin Silliman fractionates petroleum by distillation for the first time First transatlantic telegraph cable laid First safety elevator installed by Elisha Otis Science Charles Darwin publishes The Origin of Species, putting forward the theory of evolution... // Events and trends Technology The First Transcontinental Railroad in the United States is built in the six year period between 1863 and 1869. ... // Events and Trends Technology The invention of the telephone (1876) by Alexander Graham Bell. ... These pages contain the trends of millennia and centuries. ... (17th century - 18th century - 19th century - more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 18th century refers to the century that lasted from 1701 through 1800. ... Alternative meaning: Nineteenth Century (periodical) (18th century — 19th century — 20th century — more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 19th century was that century which lasted from 1801-1900 in the sense of the Gregorian calendar. ... (19th century - 20th century - 21st century - more centuries) Decades: 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s As a means of recording the passage of time, the 20th century was that century which lasted from 1901–2000 in the sense of the Gregorian calendar (1900–1999 in the... See also: 1844 in architecture, other events of 1845, 1846 in architecture and the architecture timeline. ... See also: 1844 in art, other events of 1845, 1846 in art, list of years in art. ... See also: 1844 in literature, other events of 1845, 1846 in literature, list of years in literature. ... See also: 1844 in music, other events of 1845, 1846 in music and the list of years in music. Events April 21 - Albert Lortzings opera Undine debuts in Magdeburg. ... This article lists events related to rail transport that occurred in 1845. ... See also: Other events of 1845 List of years in science . ... 1844 colonial governors - Events of 1845 - 1846 colonial governors - Colonial governors by year See also: List of state leaders in 1845 List of religious leaders in 1845 List of international organization leaders in 1845 Portugal Angola - Lorenço Germack Possolo, Governor-General of Angola (1844-1845) Pedro Alexandrino da Cunha... 1844 state leaders - Events of 1845 - 1846 state leaders - State leaders by year See also: List of religious leaders in 1845 List of international organization leaders in 1845 List of colonial governors in 1845 // Africa Ashanti Confederacy - Kwaku Dua I Panyin, Asantehene (1834-1867) Buganda - Suna II, King of Buganda... This is the calendar for a common year starting on Wednesday (dominical letter E), e. ...

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January 29 is the 29th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the poem by Edgar Allan Poe. ... This daguerreotype of Poe was taken less than a year before his death at the age of 40. ... The New-York Mirror was a newspaper published New York City under many variant titles, remembered by students of American literature for printing the first editions of poems by Edgar Allen Poe. ... February 7 is the 38th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... The main entrance to the British Museum The British Museum in London is the United Kingdoms - and one of the worlds - largest and most important museums of human history and culture. ... The Portland Vase The Portland Vase is a first-century Roman glass vase, which served as an inspiration to many glass and porcelain makers from about the beginning of the 18th century onwards. ... March 1 is the 60th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (61st in leap years). ... John Tyler (March 29, 1790 – January 18, 1862) was the tenth (1841-1845) President of the United States. ... Official language English (de facto) Spanish, French, German and Native American languages regionally Capital Washington-on-the-Brazos (1836) Harrisburg (1836) Galveston (1836) Velasco (1836) Houston (1837–1839) Austin (1839–1845) Largest city San Antonio de Béxar Presidents David G. Burnet, Sam Houston, Mirabeau B. Lamar, Anson Jones Area... March 3 is the 62nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (63rd in leap years). ... Official language(s) English Capital Tallahassee Largest city Jacksonville Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 22nd 170 451 km² 260 km 800 km 17. ... A U.S. state is any one of the fifty states (four of which officially favor the term commonwealth) which, along with the District of Columbia, form the United States of America. ... March 3 is the 62nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (63rd in leap years). ... Congress in Joint Session. ... The word veto comes from Latin and literally means I forbid. ... 11 March is the 70th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (71st in Leap year). ... ... Te Ruki Kawiti was a prominent Maori chieftain (c1770 -1854), with Hone Heke he successfully fought the British in the First Maori War. ... Hone Wiremu Heke Pokai (?-August 6, 1850) was a Maori chief and war leader in New Zealand and the founder of Pokai. ... Te Puni, Māori Chief Māori is the name of the indigenous people of New Zealand, and their language. ... Russell, Bay of Islands, New Zealand Russell, formerly known as Kororareka, was the first permanent European settlement in New Zealand. ... March 17 is the 76th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (77th in Leap years). ... A bunch of rubber bands A rubber band (in some regions known as a binder, elastic or lacky band or gumband (Aus. ... Royal motto (French): Dieu et mon droit (Translated: God and my right) Englands location within the British Isles Official language English de facto Capital London de facto Largest city London Area – Total Ranked 1st UK 130,395 km² Population – Total (mid-2004) – Total (2001 Census) – Density Ranked 1st UK... 20 May is the 140th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (141st in leap years). ... For the American historian, see John Hope Franklin Sir John Franklin, FRGS (April 15, 1786 – June 11, 1847) was an English sea captain and Arctic explorer, who died on an expedition in search of the Northwest Passage. ... The Thames (pronounced //) is a river flowing through southern England and connecting London with the sea. ... Popular Northwest Passage routes through the Canadian archipelago This article describes the route through the Canadian Arctic. ... July 4 is the 185th day of the year (186th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 180 days remaining. ... Seal of Concord, MA Concord is a town located in Middlesex County, Massachusetts. ... Henry David Thoreau Henry David Thoreau (July 12, 1817 – May 6, 1862; born David Henry Thoreau) was an American author, naturalist, transcendentalist, pacifist, tax resister and philosopher who is famous for Walden (available at wikisource), on simple living amongst nature, and On the Duty of Civil Disobedience (available at wikisource... Thoreaus Cove, Concord, Mass. ... This article is about a book by Henry Thoreau. ... July 20 is the 201st day (202nd in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 164 days remaining. ... Charles Sturt c. ... The Simpson Desert - click to enlarge The Simpson Desert is a desert covering nearly 600,000 square kilometres in central Australia, occupying an area bounded on the west by the Finke River and the Mabel Range, the Adam Range to the north, the Georgina River and the Diamantina River to... August 28 is the 240th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (241st in leap years), with 125 days remaining. ... Scientific American is a popular-science magazine, published monthly since August 28, 1845, making it the oldest continuously published magazine in the United States. ... October 10 is the 283rd day of the year (284th in Leap years). ... Motto: Nickname: Americas Sailing Capital , Naptown Founded Incorporated 1649 1708  County Anne Arundel County Borough {{{borough}}} Parrish {{{parrish}}} Mayor Ellen O. Moyer (Dem) Area  - Total  - Water 19. ... The United States Naval Academy (USNA) is an institution for the undergraduate education of officers of the United States Navy and Marine Corps and is located in Annapolis, Maryland. ... October 13 is the 286th day of the year (287th in leap years). ... Official language English (de facto) Spanish, French, German and Native American languages regionally Capital Washington-on-the-Brazos (1836) Harrisburg (1836) Galveston (1836) Velasco (1836) Houston (1837–1839) Austin (1839–1845) Largest city San Antonio de Béxar Presidents David G. Burnet, Sam Houston, Mirabeau B. Lamar, Anson Jones Area... Congress in Joint Session. ... Official language(s) None. ... A U.S. state is any one of the fifty states (four of which officially favor the term commonwealth) which, along with the District of Columbia, form the United States of America. ... December 2 is the 336th day (337th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... This painting (circa 1872) by John Gast called American Progress is an allegorical representation of Manifest Destiny. ... James Knox Polk (November 2, 1795–June 15, 1849) was the eleventh President of the United States, serving from March 4, 1845 to March 3, 1849. ... U.S. President James Monroe. ... December 5 is the 339th day (340th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... The Templars of Honor and Temperance was established in the United States in 1845 as the Marshall Temperance Fraternity as part of the temperance movement. ... December 6 is the 340th day (341st on leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... December 27 is the 361st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... For the song (Anesthesia) Pulling Teeth by Metallica, go here. ... Crawford Williamson Long, November 1, 1815-June 16, 1878, was an American physician and pharmacist. ... Jefferson is a city located in Jackson County, Georgia. ... December 29 is the 363rd day of the year (364th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 2 days remaining. ... Official language(s) None. ... A U.S. state is any one of the fifty states (four of which officially favor the term commonwealth) which, along with the District of Columbia, form the United States of America. ... December 30 is the 364th day of the year (365th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 1 day remaining. ... For other educational establishments called Queens, see Queens College and Queens University (disambiguation) Queens University, Belfast (QUB) - or officially The Queens University of Belfast - is a university in Belfast, Northern Ireland. ... University College Cork - National University of Ireland, Cork - or more commonly University College Cork (UCC) - is a constituent university of the National University of Ireland located in Cork. ... The National University of Ireland, Galway (NUI, Galway) (Irish: Ollscoil na hÉireann, Gaillimh) can trace its existence to 1845 as Queens College, Galway and was known until recently as University College, Galway (UCG) and is located in Galway, Ireland. ...

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The Yucatán Peninsula separates the Caribbean Sea from the Gulf of Mexico. ... Starvation during the famine The Irish Potato Famine, also called The Great Famine or The Great Hunger (Irish: An Gorta Mór), is the name given to a famine which struck Ireland between 1846 and 1849. ... James Knox Polk (November 2, 1795–June 15, 1849) was the eleventh President of the United States, serving from March 4, 1845 to March 3, 1849. ... John Tyler (March 29, 1790 – January 18, 1862) was the tenth (1841-1845) President of the United States. ... For the pop band, see Presidents of the United States of America. ... The Ancient and Honorable Order of E Clampus Vitus is a male-only organization dedicated to the study and preservation of the history of California, in particular the history of the Mother Lode and gold mining regions of the state. ... The Templars of Honor and Temperance was established in the United States in 1845 as the Marshall Temperance Fraternity as part of the temperance movement. ... The Aberdeen Act of 1845 was a law signed into effect by Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom on August 9th, giving the Royal Navy authority to search any Brazilian ship on the high seas. ...

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  • Irish Potato Famine (1845-1849)

Bridget ODonnell and her two children during the famine The Great Famine or the Great Hunger (Irish: An Gorta Mór or An Drochshaol), known more commonly outside of Ireland as the Irish Potato Famine, is the name given to a famine in Ireland between 1845 and 1849. ...

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February 15 is the 46th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Elihu Root Elihu Root (February 15, 1845 – February 7, 1937) was an American lawyer and statesman, the son of Oren Root and Nancy Whitney Buttrick. ... The Nobel Peace Prize Medal featuring a portrait of Alfred Nobel The Nobel Peace Prize is one of five Nobel Prizes bequested by the Swedish industrialist and inventor Alfred Nobel. ... 1937 (MCMXXXVII) was a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... February 25 is the 56th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... George Houstoun Reid (25 February 1845 – 12 September 1918), Australian politician and fourth Prime Minister of Australia, was born in Johnstone, Renfrewshire, Scotland, son of a Church of Scotland minister, migrated to Victoria with his family as a child. ... The office of Prime Minister is in practice the most powerful political office in the Commonwealth of Australia. ... 1918 (MCMXVIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar (see link for calendar) or a common year starting on Wednesday of the Julian calendar. ... March 3 is the 62nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (63rd in leap years). ... Georg Cantor Georg Ferdinand Ludwig Philipp Cantor (March 3, 1845, St. ... 1918 (MCMXVIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar (see link for calendar) or a common year starting on Wednesday of the Julian calendar. ... March 10 is the 69th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (70th in Leap years). ... Alexander (Aleksandr) III (Russian: Александр III Александрович) (b. ... 1894 (MDCCCXCIV) was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... March 27 is the 86th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (87th in Leap years). ... Wilhelm Röntgen Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen (March 27, 1845 – February 10, 1923) was a German physicist, of the University of Würzburg, who, on November 8, 1895, produced wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation that are now known as x-rays or Röntgen Rays. ... Hannes Alfvén, 1970 winner for work on astrophysical plasmas List of Nobel Prize laureates in Physics from 1901 to the present day. ... 1923 (MCMXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... April 24 is the 114th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (115th in leap years). ... Carl Friedrich Georg Spitteler (April 24, 1845 – December 29, 1924) was a Swiss poet of visionary imagination and the author of pessimistic yet heroic verse. ... The Nobel Prize in Literature is awarded annually to an author from any country who has, in the words of Alfred Nobel, produced the most outstanding work of an idealistic tendency. The work in this case generally refers to an authors work as a whole, not to any individual... 1924 (MCMXXIV) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... May 12 is the 132nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (133rd in leap years). ... Portrait with oils of Gabriel Fauré by John Singer Sargent, about 1889 (in the Paris Museum of Music) Gabriel Urbain Fauré (May 12, 1845 – November 4, 1924) was a French composer. ... 1924 (MCMXXIV) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... May 16 is the 136th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (137th in leap years). ... Ilya Ilyich Mechnikov Ilya Ilyich Mechnikov (Илья Ильич Мечников, also known as Eli Metchnikoff, May 16, 1845, Ukraine – July 16, 1916, Paris) was a Russian microbiologist best remembered for his pioneering research into the immune system. ... List of Nobel Prize laureates in Physiology or Medicine from 1901 to the present day. ... 1916 (MCMXVI) is a leap year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar) // Events January-February January 1 - The Royal Army Medical Corps first successful blood transfusion using blood that had been stored and cooled. ... May 17 is the 137th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (138th in leap years). ... Jacint Verdaguer. ... 1902 (MCMII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... May 25 is the 145th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (146th in leap years). ... Eugène Grasset - Wikipedia /**/ @import /w/skins-1. ... 1917 (MCMXVII) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar (see link for calendar) or a common year starting on Tuesday of the 13-day slower Julian calendar. ... May 25 is the 145th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (146th in leap years). ... Lip Pike Lipman Emanuel Pike (May 25, 1845 - October 10, 1893) was one of the stars of 19th century baseball. ... 1893 (MDCCCXCIII) was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... May 30 is the 150th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (151st in leap years). ... Amadeo I (sometimes Latinized to Amadeus) (May 30, 1845 - January 18, 1890), Duke of Aosta and King of Spain, was born in Turin, Italy. ... 1890 (MDCCCXC) was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Friday of the Julian calendar). ... June 7 is the 158th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (159th in leap years), with 207 days remaining. ... Leopold Auer Leopold Auer (June 7, 1845 – July 15, 1930) was a Hungarian violinist, teacher, conductor and composer. ... 1930 (MCMXXX) is a common year starting on Wednesday. ... June 9 is the 160th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (161st in leap years), with 205 days remaining. ... In 1885, as Middletons chief of staff Gilbert John Elliot-Murray-Kynynmound, KG, PC, 4th Earl of Minto (June 9, 1845 – March 1, 1914), known between 1859 and 1891 as Viscount Melgund, was an English politician, Governor General of Canada, and Viceroy of India. ... 1914 (MCMXIV) is a common year starting on Thursday. ... June 18 is the 169th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (170th in leap years), with 196 days remaining. ... Laveran won a Nobel Prize in 1907 Charles Louis Alphonse Laveran (June 18, 1845 – May 18, 1922) (sometimes spelled Alfons or Alfonse) was a French physician. ... List of Nobel Prize laureates in Physiology or Medicine from 1901 to the present day. ... 1922 (MCMXXII) was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... July 18 is the 199th day (200th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 166 days remaining. ... Tristan Corbière (July 18, 1845 – March 1, 1875), born Édouard-Joachim Corbière, a poet from Brittany who wrote in the French language, was born at Coat-Congar, where he lived most of his life and where he died. ... 1875 was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... July 19 is the 200th day (201st in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 165 days remaining. ... Horatio Nelson Young (July 19, 1845, Calais, Maine – July 3, 1913) was an American Medal of Honor winner. ... 1913 (MCMXIII) is a common year starting on Wednesday. ... August 10 is the 222nd day of the year (223rd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Abai Kunanbaiuli Abai Ibragim Kunanbaiuli (Kazak: Абай Ибрагим Кунанбайулы Russian: Because of Russian influence many people know him as Abai Kunanbaev) (August 10, 1845 - July 5, 1904) was a Kazakh poet, composer, and philosopher, as well as an important cog in the development of Kazakh as a legitimate written language. ... 1904 (MCMIV) is a leap year starting on a Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... August 19 is the 231st day of the year (232nd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Baron Edmond James de Rothschild (born August 19, 1845 - died November 2, 1934) was a philanthropist and activist for Jewish affairs and a member of the prominent Rothschild family. ... A philanthropist is someone who devotes his time, money, or effort towards helping others. ... 1934 (MCMXXXIV) was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... August 25 is the 237th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (238th in leap years), with 128 days remaining. ... King Ludwig II of Bavaria Ludwig (Louis) II, King of Bavaria, Ludwig Friedrich Wilhelm; sometimes known in English as Mad King Ludwig (August 25, 1845 - June 13, 1886) was king of Bavaria from 1864 until his death. ... 1886 (MDCCCLXXXVI) is a common year starting on Friday (click on link to calendar) // Events January 18 - Modern field hockey is born with the formation of The Hockey Association in England. ... November 10 is the 314th day of the year (315th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 51 days remaining. ... The Right Honourable Sir John Sparrow David Thompson, PC , QC , KCMG (November 10, 1845 – December 12, 1894) was a Canadian lawyer and judge who served as the fourth Prime Minister of Canada from December 5, 1892 to December 12, 1894 as well as Premier of Nova Scotia in 1882. ... Stephen Harper is the current Prime Minister of Canada. ... 1894 (MDCCCXCIV) was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... Joshua Levering (born 1845) was a prominent Baptist leader . ...

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1845 is also the name of a song on One Minute Silence's album Buy Now... Saved Later. April 10 is the 100th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (101st in leap years). ... As a young physician in Massachusetts, Dr. Thomas Sewall (d. ... May 12 is the 132nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (133rd in leap years). ... Batsányi János (May 11, 1763 - May 12, 1845) was a Hungarian poet. ... 1763 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... June 8 is the 159th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (160th in leap years), with 206 days remaining. ... Andrew Jackson (March 15, 1767 – June 8, 1845), was the seventh President of the United States (1829-1837), hero of the Battle of New Orleans (1815), a founder of the Democratic Party, and the eponym of the era of Jacksonian democracy. ... The presidential seal was first used by president Hayes in 1880 and last modified in 1959 by adding the 50th star for Hawaii. ... 1767 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... October 12 is the 285th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (286th in leap years). ... Elizabeth Fry Elizabeth Fry (May 21, 1780 – October 12, 1845) was an English prison reformer, social reformer and philanthropist. ... 1780 was a leap year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... One Minute Silence were a four-piece band that combined influences from metal, hardcore punk and rap. ... Buy Now. ...


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