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Gregorian calendar 1846
Ab urbe condita 2599
Armenian calendar 1295
Chinese calendar 4542 – 4543
Hebrew calendar 5606 – 5607
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4947 – 4948 1843 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... 1844 was a leap year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... 1845 was a common year starting on Wednesday (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. ... 1849 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... 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... 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 general anesthesia in an operation, by Crawford Long The first electrical telegraph sent by Samuel Morse on May 24, 1844 from Baltimore to Washington, D.C.. War, peace and politics First signing of the Treaty of Waitangi (Te Tiriti o Waitangi) on February... // 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. ... 1843 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... 1844 was a leap year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... 1845 was a common year starting on Wednesday (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. ... 1849 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... The year 1846 in archaeology included many events, some of which are listed below. ... See also: 1845 in architecture, other events of 1846, 1847 in architecture and the architecture timeline. ... Births May 21 - Luc-Olivier Merson, French painter (d. ... See also: 1845 in literature, other events of 1846, 1847 in literature, list of years in literature. ... See also: 1845 in music, other events of 1846, 1847 in music and the list of years in music. Events Adolphe Sax invents the saxophone Published popular music When The Swallows Homeward Fly     w. ... This article will list events related to rail transport that occurred in 1846. ... See also: Other events of 1846 List of years in science . ... 1845 colonial governors - Events of 1846 - 1847 colonial governors - Colonial governors by year See also: List of state leaders in 1846 List of religious leaders in 1846 List of international organization leaders in 1846 // Denmark Danish West Indies - Peter Carl Frederik von Scholten, Governor-General of the Danish West Indies... 1845 state leaders - Events of 1846 - 1847 state leaders - State leaders by year See also: List of religious leaders in 1846 List of international organization leaders in 1846 List of colonial governors in 1846 // Africa Ashanti Confederacy - Kwaku Dua I Panyin, Asantehene (1834-1867) Buganda - Suna II, King of Buganda... Inscription on the tomb of Pope Gregory XIII celebrating the introduction of the Gregorian Calendar The Gregorian calendar is the calendar that is used nearly everywhere in the world. ... Ab urbe condita (AUC or a. ... Dates are marked by the letters Ô¹ÕŽ or the like, often with a line over, indicating tvin (in the year) followed by one to four letters, each of which stands for a number based on its order in the alphabet. ... The Chinese calendar (Traditional Chinese:農曆; Simplified Chinese: 农历; pinyin: nónglì) is a lunisolar calendar incorporating elements of a lunar calendar with those of a solar calendar. ... The Hebrew calendar (Hebrew: ) or Jewish calendar is the annual calendar used in Judaism. ... The Hindu calendar used in Vedic times has undergone many changes in the process of regionalization, and today there are several regional Indian calendars, as well as an Indian national calendar. ... There is disagreement as to the meaning of the Indian word Samvat. ... The Hindu calendar used in Vedic times has undergone many changes in the process of regionalization, and today there are several regional Indian calendars. ... Kali Yuga is also the title of a book by Roland Charles Wagner. ...

Iranian calendar 1224 – 1225
Islamic calendar 1262 – 1263
Runic calendar 2096

1846 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). The Iranian calendar (also known as Persian calendar or the Jalaali Calendar) is a solar calendar currently used in Iran and Afghanistan. ... The Islamic calendar or Muslim calendar (also called Hijri calendar, Arabic التقويم الهجري) is the calendar used to date events in many predominantly Muslim countries, and used by Muslims everywhere to determine the proper day on which to celebrate Islamic holy days. ... The Runic calendar (or Rune staff) appears to have been a medieval Swedish invention, whereas clog almanacs appear in several European countries. ... This is the calendar for any common year starting on Thursday (dominical letter D). ...

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January 5 is the 5th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... The chamber of the United States House of Representatives is located in the south wing of the Capitol building, in Washington, D.C.. This photograph shows a rare glimpse of the four vote tallying boards (the blackish squares across the top), which display each members name and vote as... The Oregon Territory is the name applied both to the unorganized Oregon Country claimed by both the United States and Britain, as well as to the organized U.S. territory formed from it that existed between 1848 and 1859. ... February 5 is the 36th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... View of the Pacific Ocean from Oregon. ... February 10 is the 41st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... For other uses, see Mormon (disambiguation). ... The references in this article would be clearer with a different style of citation, footnoting or external linking. ... Satellite Photo of the Great Salt Lake as it looked in the summer of 2003 The Great Salt Lake as seen looking north towards Antelope Island from Sunset Beach Great Salt Lake from airspace over Salt Lake City Great Salt Lake is an endorheic saline lake in northern Utah, much... Brigham Young (June 1, 1801 – August 29, 1877) was the second prophet and president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church). ... February 19 is the 50th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Nickname: Live Music Capital of the World, ATX Official website: www. ... Official language(s) See: Languages of Texas Capital Austin Largest city Houston Area  Ranked 2nd  - Total 268,581 sq. ... A state government is the government of a subnational entity in nation-states with federal forms of government, which shares political power with the federal government or national government. ... March 10 is the 69th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (70th in leap years). ... Emperor Ninkō (仁孝天皇) (March 16, 1800 – February 21, 1846) was the 120th imperial ruler of Japan. ... Emperor Kōmei of Japan Emperor Kōmei (孝明天皇) (July 22, 1831 - January 30, 1867) was the 121st imperial ruler of Japan. ... March 13 is the 72nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (73rd in leap years). ... 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. ... April 25 is the 115th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (116th in leap years). ... Combatants United States Mexico Commanders Zachary Taylor Winfield Scott Stephen W. Kearney Antonio López de Santa Anna Mariano Arista Pedro de Ampudia Strength 60,000 40,000 Casualties KIA: 1,733 Total dead: 13,283 Wounded: 4,152 25,000 (Mexican government estimate) The Mexican-American War was fought... Official language(s) See: Languages of Texas Capital Austin Largest city Houston Area  Ranked 2nd  - Total 268,581 sq. ... April 27 is the 117th day of the year (118th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 248 days remaining. ... For other uses, see Train (disambiguation). ... Celje (German Cilli, Hungarian Cille) (46. ... May 8 is the 128th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (129th in leap years). ... Combatants United States Mexico Commanders Zachary Taylor Winfield Scott Stephen W. Kearney Antonio López de Santa Anna Mariano Arista Pedro de Ampudia Strength 60,000 40,000 Casualties KIA: 1,733 Total dead: 13,283 Wounded: 4,152 25,000 (Mexican government estimate) The Mexican-American War was fought... Combatants United States Mexico Commanders Zachary Taylor Mariano Arista Strength 2,400 3,400 Casualties 5 killed 43 wounded 102 killed 129 wounded The Battle of Palo Alto was the first major battle of the Mexican-American War and was fought on May 8, 1846 on disputed ground five miles... Zachary Taylor (November 24, 1784–July 9, 1850) was an American military leader and the twelfth President of the United States. ... The Rio Grande flowing in Big Bend National Park The Rio Grande in its lower course, between Matamoros and Brownsville Known as the Rio Grande in the United States and as the Río Bravo (or, more formally, the Río Bravo del Norte) in Mexico, the river, 3,034... Palo Alto lies in southwestern Nueces County in Texas, USA. Four miles southwest of Driscoll, 7-1/2 miles north of Bishop, 14-1/2 miles north of Kingsville. ... May 13 is the 133rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (134th in leap years). ... Combatants United States Mexico Commanders Zachary Taylor Winfield Scott Stephen W. Kearney Antonio López de Santa Anna Mariano Arista Pedro de Ampudia Strength 60,000 40,000 Casualties KIA: 1,733 Total dead: 13,283 Wounded: 4,152 25,000 (Mexican government estimate) The Mexican-American War was fought... May 16 is the 136th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (137th in leap years). ... Sir Robert Walpole, the first Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. ... This article is about the British Prime Minister. ... States currently utilizing parliamentary systems are denoted in orange and red—the former being constitutional monarchies where authority is vested in a parliament, and the latter being parliamentary republics whose parliaments are effectively supreme over a separate head of state. ... The Corn Laws, in force between 1815 and 1846, were import tariffs ostensibly designed to protect British farmers and landowners against competition from cheap foreign grain imports. ... In general, the word colonial means of or relating to a colony. In United States history, the term Colonial is used to refer to the period before US independence. ... Free trade is an economic concept referring to the selling of products between countries without tariffs or other trade barriers. ... May 17 is the 137th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (138th in leap years). ... Saxophones of different sizes play in different registers. ... Life-size statue of Adolphe Sax outside his birthplace in Dinant, Belgium. ... June 10 is the 161st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (162nd in leap years), with 204 days remaining. ... Combatants United States Mexico Commanders Zachary Taylor Winfield Scott Stephen W. Kearney Antonio López de Santa Anna Mariano Arista Pedro de Ampudia Strength 60,000 40,000 Casualties KIA: 1,733 Total dead: 13,283 Wounded: 4,152 25,000 (Mexican government estimate) The Mexican-American War was fought... A replica of the first Bear Flag now on display at El Presidio de Sonoma, or Sonoma Barracks, established in 1836 by Mariano Guadalupe Vallejo as a part of Mexicos strategy to halt Russian incursions into the region. ... June 10 is the 161st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (162nd in leap years), with 204 days remaining. ... Grinnell College is a liberal arts college in Grinnell, Iowa, U.S.. It was founded on June 10, 1846, when a group of transplanted New England Congregationalists with strong social-reformer backgrounds organized themselves as the Trustees of Iowa College. ... The term college (Latin collegium) is most often used today to denote an educational institution. ... Western Illinois University A university is an institution of higher education and of research, which grants academic degrees at all levels (bachelor, master, and doctor) in a variety of subjects. ... A compass rose with west highlighted This article refers to the cardinal direction; for other uses see West (disambiguation). ... The Mississippi River, derived from the old Ojibwe word misi-ziibi meaning great river (gichi-ziibi big river at its headwaters), is the second-longest river in the United States; the longest is the river Missouri River, which flows into the Mississippi. ... June 14 is the 165th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (166th in leap years), with 200 days remaining. ... The first Bear Flag. ... Sonoma City Hall in the town plaza Sonoma is a historically significant town located in Sonoma Valley, Sonoma County, California, USA. Sonoma is centered around its historic town plaza, a remnant of the towns Spanish colonial past. ... A replica of the first Bear Flag now on display at El Presidio de Sonoma, or Sonoma Barracks, established in 1836 by Mariano Guadalupe Vallejo as a part of Mexicos strategy to halt Russian incursions into the region. ... June 15 is the 166th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (167th in leap years), with 199 days remaining. ... The Treaty with Great Britain, in Regard to Limits Westward of the Rocky Mountains (known as the Oregon Treaty or Treaty of Washington) was a bilateral treaty signed between the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and the United States in 1846, and brought an end to the longstanding... The 49th parallel of north latitude forms part of the International Boundary between Canada and the United States from Manitoba to British Columbia on the Canadian side and from Minnesota to Washington on the U.S. side. ... White Goat Wilderness Area, Alberta, Canada Longs Peak of the Rocky Mountains as depicted on the Colorado state quarter The Rocky Mountains, often called the Rockies, are a broad mountain range in western North America. ... The Strait of Juan de Fuca separates Vancouver Island of British Columbia from the Olympic Peninsula of Washington state. ... June 21 is the 172nd day of the year (173rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 193 days remaining. ... Father Mastai-Ferretti was made Archbishop of Spoleto in 1827, at the age of 35. ... July 7 is the 188th day of the year (189th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 177 days remaining. ... Aerial photo (looking NW) of the Washington Monument and the White House in Washington, DC. Washington, D.C., officially the District of Columbia (also known as D.C.; Washington; the Nations Capital; the District; and, historically, the Federal City) is the capital city and administrative district of the United... Commodore has several meanings: Commodore International is a computer company Commodore 64 and Amiga were home computers Commodore (rank) is a naval rank Commodore (yacht club) is the senior officer of a yacht club The Holden Commodore is a type of car The Opel Commodore is a type of car... Commodore John D. Sloat John Drake Sloat (July 6, 1781 - November 28, 1867) was a commodore in the United States Navy, and in 1846 claimed California for the United States. ... Looking north from Cannery Row toward Fishermans Wharf The City of Monterey is located on Monterey Bay along the Pacific coast in northern California. ... Binomial name Clinopodium douglasii (Benth. ... Official language(s) English Capital Sacramento Largest city Los Angeles Area  Ranked 3rd  - Total 158,302 sq. ... August 14 is the 226th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (227th in leap years), with 139 days remaining. ... Cape Girardeau is a city located in the county of the same name in Missouri, 100 miles south of Saint Louis. ... The international prototype, made of platinum-iridium, which is kept at the BIPM under conditions specified by the 1st CGPM in 1889. ... A meteorite is an extraterrestrial body that survives its impact with the Earths surface without being destroyed. ... Cape Girardeau (pronounced ) (French: Cap-Girardeau, pronounced ) is a city located in the county of the same name in Missouri, 100 miles south of Saint Louis. ... Cape Girardeau County is a county located in the state of Missouri. ... September 23 is the 266th day of the year (267th in leap years). ... Atmospheric characteristics Surface pressure ≫100 MPa Hydrogen - H2 80% ±3. ... Johann Gottfried Galle (June 9, 1812 – July 10, 1910) was a German astronomer at the Berlin Observatory who, with help from Urbain Le Verrier, sighted Neptune on September 23, 1846. ... Heinrich Louis dArrest (July 13, 1822 – June 14, 1875) was a Prussian astronomer, born in Berlin. ... October 1 is the 274th day of the year (275th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Christ College is a residential college at the University of Tasmania, and is currently located near the Universitys grounds in Sandy Bay. ... Oxbridge is a portmanteau name for the universities of Oxford and Cambridge, the two oldest in the United Kingdom and the English-speaking universe. ... Emblems: Flora Tasmanian Blue Gum Fauna none Motto: Ubertas et Fidelitas (Fertility and Faithfulness) Slogan or Nickname: The Apple Isle Other Australian states and territories Capital Hobart Government Governor Premier Const. ... October 16 is the 289th day of the year (290th in Leap years). ... Nickname: City on a Hill, Beantown, The Hub (of the Solar System), Athens of America Official website: www. ... William Thomas Green Morton (August 9, 1819 - July 15, 1868) was responsible for the first successful public demonstration of ether as an inhalation anesthetic. ... Flash point -45 °C Autoignition temperature 170 °C R/S statement RTECS number KI5775000 Supplementary data page Structure and properties n, εr, etc. ... Cetacaine, a typical topical anesthetic Anesthesia or anaesthesia (see spelling differences), is the process of blocking the perception of pain and other sensations. ... Main entrance of Massachusetts General Hospital Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) is a teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School and biomedical research facility in Boston, Massachusetts. ... December 28 is the 362nd day of the year (363rd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 3 days remaining. ... Official language(s) English Capital Des Moines Largest city Des Moines Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 26th 145,743 km² 320 km 500 km 0. ... A state of the United States (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. ... ... Official language(s) English Capital Richmond Largest city Virginia Beach Area  Ranked 35th  - Total 42,793 sq. ... 1790 was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... Official language(s) English Capital Richmond Largest city Virginia Beach Area  Ranked 35th  - Total 42,793 sq. ... ... In a broad definition a republic is a state or country that is led by people who do not base their political power on any principle beyond the control of the people of that state or country. ... Media:Example. ... A modern machine (Singer Symphonie 300) A sewing machine is a mechanical (or electromechanical) device that joins fabric using thread. ... Railway mania was the term given to the speculative frenzy in Britain in the 1840s. ... A rotary printing press is a printing press in which the impressions are curved around a wheel so that the printing can be done on long continuous rolls of paper, cardboard, plastic, or a large number of other substrates. ...

Ongoing events

Combatants United States Mexico Commanders Zachary Taylor Winfield Scott Stephen W. Kearney Antonio López de Santa Anna Mariano Arista Pedro de Ampudia Strength 60,000 40,000 Casualties KIA: 1,733 Total dead: 13,283 Wounded: 4,152 25,000 (Mexican government estimate) The Mexican-American War was fought... 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. ...

Births

January 5 is the 5th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Rudolf Eucken Rudolf Christoph Eucken (January 5, 1846 - September 15, 1926) was a frisian philosopher, and the winner of the 1908 Nobel Prize for Literature. ... Sir Edward Appletons medal Photographs of Nobel Prize Medals. ... 1926 (MCMXXVI) was a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... January 27 is the 27th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Colonel Meriwether Lewis Clark, Jr. ... Churchill Downs racetrack, 2004 The Kentucky Derby is a stakes race for three-year-old thoroughbred horses, staged annually in Louisville, Kentucky on the first Saturday in May, capping the three-week-long Kentucky Derby Festival. ... 1899 (MDCCCXCIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... February 2 is the 33rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Francis Marion Borax Smith (February 2, 1846 - August 27, 1931) was an American borax magnate and civic builder of Oakland, CA. Francis Marion Smith was born in Richmond, Wisconsin on February 2, 1846. ... 1931 (MCMXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday (link is to a full 1931 calendar). ... February 9 is the 40th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Wilhelm Maybach Wilhelm Maybach (born February 9, 1846, in Heilbronn; died December 29, 1929, in Stuttgart) was an early German engine designer and industrialist. ... 1929 (MCMXXIX) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... February 18 is the 49th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Wilson Barrett (February 18, 1846 - July 22, 1904) was an English actor, manager, and playwright. ... 1904 (MCMIV) was a leap year starting on a Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... February 26 is the 57th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Buffalo Bill Cody Buffalo Bill (February 26, 1846 – January 10, 1917) was born William Frederick Cody in the American state of Iowa, near Le Claire. ... 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. ... April 4 is the 94th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (95th in leap years). ... Comte de Lautréamont is a pseudonym for Isidore Lucien Ducasse (Montevideo, Uruguay, April 4, 1846 - Paris, November 24, 1870), a French poet and writer. ... 1870 (MDCCCLXX) was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Monday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar. ... May 5 is the 125th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (126th in leap years). ... Henryk Oszyk-Sienkiewicz Henryk Adam Aleksander Pius Oszyk-Sienkiewicz (pronounce: ) (May 5, 1846 - November 15, 1916) was a Polish novelist, one of the outstanding writers of the second half of the 19th century. ... Sir Edward Appletons medal Photographs of Nobel Prize Medals. ... 1916 (MCMXVI) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ... June 11 is the 162nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (163rd in leap years), with 203 days remaining. ... William Marshall was born June 11, 1846, in Washington, Kentucky, a scion of the family of Chief Justice John Marshall. ... 1920 (MCMXX) was a leap year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar) // Events January January 7 - Forces of Russian White admiral Kolchak surrender in Krasnoyarsk. ... June 27 is the 178th day of the year (179th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 187 days remaining. ... Charles Stewart Parnell (June 27, 1846 – October 6, 1891) was an Irish political leader and one of the most important figures in 19th century Ireland and the United Kingdom; William Ewart Gladstone thought him the most remarkable person he had ever met. ... 1891 (MDCCCXCI) was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... July 17 is the 198th day (199th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar, with 167 days remaining. ... Tokugawa Iemochi (徳川 家茂; 1846–1866) was the 14th shogun of the Tokugawa shogunate of Japan, who held office 1858 to 1866. ... 1866 (MDCCCLXVI) is a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Wednesday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar. ... November 25 is the 329th (in leap years the 330th) day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Temperance advocate Carrie Nation and her hatchet. ... 1911 (MCMXI) was a common year starting on Sunday (click on link for calendar). ...

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