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1870 (MDCCCLXX) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Monday of the 12-day slower Julian 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... This is a list of decades which have articles with more information about them. ... // 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... // Production of steel revolutionized 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 Railroads begin to supplant canals in the United States as a primary means of transporting goods. ... // The First Transcontinental Railroad in the USA is built in the six year period between 1863 and 1869. ... // The invention of the telephone (1876) by Alexander Graham Bell. ... // Development and commercial production of electric lighting Development and commercial production of gasoline-powered automobile by Karl Benz, Gottlieb Daimler and Maybach First commercial production and sales of phonographs and phonograph recordings. ... The 1890s were sometimes referred to as the Mauve Decade, because William Henry Perkins aniline dye allowed the widespread use of that colour in fashion, and also as the Gay Nineties, under the then-current usage of the word gay which referred simply to merriment and frivolity, with no... // First flight by the Wright brothers, December 17, 1903. ... This page indexes the individual years pages. ... Cunt BAg Twat Fuk suck my penis ring 0778851865!!!!!!Year 1867 (MDCCCLXVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Thursday of the of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... 1868 (MDCCCLXVIII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a leap year starting on Friday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar. ... 1869 (MDCCCLXIX) is a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Sunday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar. ... 1871 (MDCCCLXXI) was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... Year 1872 (MDCCCLXXII) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian Calendar (or a leap year starting on Wednesday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... 1873 (MDCCCLXXIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... 1870 in archaeology. ... See also: 1869 in architecture, other events of 1870, 1871 in architecture and the architecture timeline. ... See also: 1869 in art, other events of 1870, 1871 in art, list of years in art. ... See also: 1869 in literature, other events of 1870, 1871 in literature, list of years in literature. ... See also: 1869 in music, other events of 1870, 1871 in music and the list of years in music. Events Musikverein opens in Vienna (January 6) Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovskys fantasy-overture Romeo and Juliet debuts in Moscow, conducted by Nikolai Rubenstein (March 16) Leo Delibes ballet Coppélia debuts... See also: Other events of 1870 List of years in science . ... This article will list events related to rail transport that occurred in 1870. ... List of state leaders in 1869 - Events of 1870 - List of state leaders in 1871 - State leaders by year // Africa Ashanti Confederacy - Kofi Kakari, Asantehene (1867-1874) Buganda - Mutesa I, King of Buganda (1856-1884) Bunyoro - Kitahimbwa, Omukama of Bunyoro (1869-1902) Burundi - Mwezi IV Gisabo, King of Burundi (1852... 1869 colonial governors - Events of 1870 - 1871 colonial governors - Colonial governors by year See also: List of state leaders in 1870 List of religious leaders in 1870 List of international organization leaders in 1870 Portugal Angola - José Rodrigues Coelho do Amaral, Governor-General of Angola (1868-1870) José Maria da... Roman numerals are a numeral system originating in ancient Rome, adapted from Etruscan numerals. ... This is the calendar for any common year starting on Saturday (dominical letter B) e. ... The Gregorian calendar is the most widely used calendar in the world. ... This is the calendar for a common year starting on Monday (dominical letter G), e. ... The Julian calendar was introduced in 46 BC by Julius Caesar and came into force in 45 BC (709 ab urbe condita). ...

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Events of 1870

January - March

January 1 is the first day of the calendar year in both the Julian and Gregorian calendars. ... For other uses, see Brooklyn Bridge (disambiguation). ... January 3 is the 3rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... For other uses, see Brooklyn Bridge (disambiguation). ... January 6 is the 6th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar, with 359 days (360 in leap years) remaining. ... Musikverein, 2004 The Musikverein in Vienna, Austria was opened on January 6, 1870, and is famous for its acoustics. ... Vienna (German: , see also other names) is the capital of Austria, and also one of the nine States of Austria. ... January 10 is the 10th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... John Davison Rockefeller, Sr. ... Standard Oil (1870–1911) was a large, integrated, oil producing, transporting, refining, and marketing company. ... January 15 is the 15th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... A cartoon is any of several forms of illustrations with varied meanings that evolved from its original meaning. ... The Democratic Party is one of two major political parties in the United States, the other being the Republican Party. ... Binomial name Equus asinus Linnaeus, 1758 For other uses, see Donkey (disambiguation). ... Thomas Nast (September 27, 1840 – December 7, 1902) was a famous caricaturist and editorial cartoonist in the 19th century and is considered to be the father of American political cartooning. ... Harpers Weekly Inauguration Number 1897 Harpers Weekly (A Journal of Civilization) was an American political magazine published by Harper & Brothers from 1857 until 1916. ... January 26 is the 26th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is becoming very long. ... Official language(s) English Capital Richmond Largest city Virginia Beach Area  Ranked 35th  - Total 42,793 sq mi (110,862 km²)  - Width 200 miles (320 km)  - Length 430 miles (690 km)  - % water 7. ... Motto: (Out Of Many, One) (traditional) In God We Trust (1956 to date) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington D.C. Largest city New York City None at federal level (English de facto) Government Federal constitutional republic  - President George Walker Bush (R)  - Vice President Dick Cheney (R) Independence from... January 27 is the 27th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... While the term fraternity can be used to describe any number of social organizations, including the Lions Club and the Shriners, fraternities and sororities are most commonly known as social organizations of higher education students in the United States and Canada but there are fraternities in the whole world (for... Kappa Alpha Theta (ΚΑΘ) is an international womens fraternity founded on January 27, 1870 at DePauw University. ... DePauw University in Greencastle, Indiana, USA, is a private, national liberal arts college with an enrollment of approximately 2,400 students. ... Vrain Denis-Lucas (1818 - ?) was a French forger who sold forged letters and other documents to French manuscript collectors. ... Forgery is the process of making or adapting objects or documents (see false document), with the intention to deceive. ... City flag City coat of arms Motto: Fluctuat nec mergitur (Latin: Tossed by the waves, she does not sink) Paris Eiffel tower as seen from the esplanade du Trocadéro. ... February 2 is the 33rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... An October 1869 photograph showing the Cardiff Giant being exhumed. ... Gypsum is a very soft mineral composed of calcium sulfate dihydrate, with the chemical formula CaSO4·2H2O. // Heating gypsum to between 100°C and 150°C (302°F) partially dehydrates the mineral by driving off exactly 75% of the water contained in its chemical structure. ... Trinomial name Homo sapiens sapiens Linnaeus, 1758 Humans, or human beings, are bipedal primates belonging to the mammalian species Homo sapiens (Latin: wise man or knowing man) under the family Hominidae (the great apes). ... February 3 is the 34th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Categories: U.S. Constitution | U.S. civil rights history | Reconstruction | Law stubs ... Wikisource has original text related to this article: Constitution of the United States of America Page one of the original copy of the Constitution. ... February 10 is the 41st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Location of Anaheim within Orange County, California Coordinates: Country United States State California County Orange Mayor Curt Pringle Area    - City 130. ... February 10 is the 41st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Not to be confused with YMCA. Neysa Moran McMein (1888-1949) Y.W.C.A. In Service for the Girls of the World, Poster, 1919 The YWCA (Young Womens Christian Association) is a womens membership movement that strives to create opportunities for womens growth, leadership and power... Midtown Manhattan, looking north from the Empire State Building, 2005 New York City (officially named the City of New York) is the most populous city in the state of New York and the entire United States. ... February 12 is the 43rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Suffrage is the civil right to vote, or the exercise of that right. ... Official language(s) English Capital Salt Lake City Largest city Salt Lake City Area  Ranked 13th  - Total 84,876 sq mi (219,887 km²)  - Width 270 miles (435 km)  - Length 350 miles (565 km)  - % water 3. ... February 23 is the 54th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... This article does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... February 25 is the 56th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Hiram Rhodes Revels (September 27, 1827 – January 16, 1901) was a veteran of the American Civil War and the first African American to serve in the U.S. Senate. ... The Republican Party, often called the GOP (for Grand Old Party, although one early citation described it as the Gallant Old Party) [1], is one of the two major political parties in the United States. ... This article does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Seal of the U.S. Senate Federal courts Supreme Court Chief Justice Associate Justices Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures State Courts Counties, Cities, and Towns Other countries Politics Portal      Senate composition following 2006 elections The United States Senate is... An African American (also Afro-American, Black American, or simply black) is a member of an ethnic group in the United States whose ancestors, usually in predominant part, were indigenous to Africa. ... Congress in Joint Session. ... February 26 is the 57th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Pneumatics, from the Greek πνευματικός (pneumatikos, coming from the wind) is the use of pressurized air in science and technology. ... A rapid transit, underground, subway, tube, elevated, or metro(politan) system is a railway — usually in an urban area — with a high capacity and frequency of service, and grade separation from other traffic. ... February 28 is the 59th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... The Bulgarian Exarchate was an independent Bulgarian ecclesiastical organisation established on February 28, 1870 by decree of Sultan Abd-ul-Aziz of the Ottoman Empire. ... Sultan Abd-ul-Aziz Abd-ul-aziz (Arabic: عبد العزيز ) (February 9, 1830 – 1876) was the sultan of the Ottoman Empire from 1861 to May 30, 1876. ... Motto: دولت ابد مدت Devlet-i Ebed-müddet (The Eternal State) Anthem: Ottoman imperial anthem Borders in 1680, see: list of territories Capital Söğüt (1299-1326) Bursa (1326-1365) Edirne (1365-1453) Constantinople (Istanbul) (1453-1922) Language(s) Ottoman Turkish Government Monarchy Sultans  - 1281–1326 Osman I  - 1918–1922 Mehmed VI... March 2 is the 61st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (62nd in leap years). ... Francisco Solano López Francisco Solano López (24 July 1827 - 1 March 1870) was president of Paraguay from 1862 until his death in 1870. ... Combatants Paraguay Uruguay, Argentina, Brazil Commanders Francisco Solano López Bartolomé Mitre Duke of Caxias Venancio Flores Strength at the beginning of the war ca. ... Cerro Corá may refer to: Argentina Cerro Corá, Misiones Brazil Cerro Corá, Rio Grande do Norte Paraguay The Battle of Cerro Corá, 1 March 1870 Cerro Corá, Alto Paraguay Cerro Corá, Amambay Cerro Cora (film) Club Cerro Corá (football team) See also Special:Allpages/Cerro Cor* Category: ... Combatants Paraguay Uruguay, Argentina, Brazil Commanders Francisco Solano López Bartolomé Mitre Duke of Caxias Venancio Flores Strength at the beginning of the war ca. ... March 19 is the 78th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (79th in leap years). ... The Ohio State University (OSU) is a coeducational public research university in the state of Ohio. ... March 24 is the 83rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (84th in leap years). ... Syracuse University (SU) is a private research university located in Syracuse, New York. ... March 30 is the 89th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (90th in a leap year). ... (Redirected from 15th Amendment) The Fifteenth Amendment may refer to the Fifteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution - guarantees the right to vote regardless of race. ... Wikisource has original text related to this article: Constitution of the United States of America Page one of the original copy of the Constitution. ... March 30 is the 89th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (90th in a leap year). ... Official language(s) English (de facto) See also languages of Texas Capital Austin Largest city Houston Area  Ranked 2nd  - Total 261,797 sq mi (261,797 km²)  - Width 773 miles (1,244 km)  - Length 790 miles (1,270 km)  - % water 2. ... // Reconstruction was the process in U.S. history that attempted to resolve the issues of the American Civil War when both the Confederacy and slavery were destroyed. ...

April - June

April 11 is the 101st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (102nd in leap years). ... The Peerage of Great Britain comprises all extant peerages created in the Kingdom of Great Britain after the Act of Union 1707 but before the Act of Union 1800. ... May 12 is the 132nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (133rd in leap years). ... Motto: Gloriosus et Liber (Latin: Glorious and free) Official languages English and French, per mandate of the Constitution Act 1982 Capital Winnipeg Largest city Winnipeg Lieutenant-Governor John Harvard Premier Gary Doer (NDP) Parliamentary representation  - House seats  - Senate seats 14 6 Area Total  - Land  - Water  (% of total)  Ranked 8th 647... Louis Riel. ... The Métis provisional government The Red River Rebellion or Red River Resistance are the names given to the events surrounding the actions of a provisional government established by Métis leader Louis Riel in 1869 at the Red River Settlement in what is now the Canadian province of Manitoba. ... May 14 is the 134th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (135th in leap years). ... A BCRFC match at Boston College Rugby football, often just referred to as rugby, refers to sports descended from a common form of football developed at Rugby School in England. ... Wikinews has news related to: New Zealand boarding school closed due to gastro-enteritis outbreak Nelson College is a boys-only state secondary school in Nelson, New Zealand. ... May 24 is the 144th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (145th in leap years). ... The Port Adelaide Football Club, often referred to as simply Port, is an Australian rules football club based in Adelaide, South Australia. ... The Big Men Fly - high marking is a key skill and spectator attribute of Aussie Rules Precise field and goal kicking using the oval shaped ball is the most important skill in Aussie Rules Footy Australian rules football, also known as Australian football, Aussie rules, or simply football or footy... Capital Adelaide Government Constitutional monarchy Governor Marjorie Jackson-Nelson Premier Mike Rann (ALP) Federal representation  - House seats 11  - Senate seats 12 Gross State Product (2004-05)  - Product ($m)  $59,819 (5th)  - Product per capita  $38,838/person (7th) Population (End of March 2005)  - Population  1,540,200 (5th)  - Density  1. ... June 9 is the 160th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (161st in leap years), with 205 days remaining. ... Dickens redirects here. ... June 22 is the 173rd day of the year (174th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 192 days remaining. ... The Congress of the United States is the legislative branch of the federal government of the United States of America. ... DOJ headquarters in Washington, D.C. Justice Department redirects here. ... June 26 is the 177th day of the year (178th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 188 days remaining. ... Christmas is an annual holiday that marks the birth of Jesus Christ of Nazareth. ...

July - September

July 13 is the 194th day (195th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 171 days remaining. ... The Ems Dispatch (sometimes called the Ems Telegram) is the document that instigated the Franco-Prussian War. ... Look up war in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Motto: Suum cuique Latin: To each his own Prussia at its peak, as leading state of the German Empire Capital Königsberg, later Berlin Political structure Duchy, Kingdom, Republic Duke1  - 1525–68 Albert I  - 1688–1701 Frederick III King1  - 1701–13 Frederick I  - 1888–1918 William II Prime Minister1,2... July 15 is the 196th day (197th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 169 days remaining. ... // Reconstruction was the process in U.S. history that attempted to resolve the issues of the American Civil War when both the Confederacy and slavery were destroyed. ... Motto: Deo Vindice (Latin: Under God, Our Vindicator) Anthem: God Save the South (unofficial) Dixie (traditional) The Bonnie Blue Flag (popular) Capital Montgomery, Alabama (until May 29, 1861) Richmond, Virginia (May 29, 1861–April 2, 1865) Danville, Virginia (from April 3, 1865) Language(s) English (de facto) Government Republic President... Motto: (Out Of Many, One) (traditional) In God We Trust (1956 to date) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington D.C. Largest city New York City None at federal level (English de facto) Government Federal constitutional republic  - President George Walker Bush (R)  - Vice President Dick Cheney (R) Independence from... July 16 is the 197th day (198th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 168 days remaining. ... Lambert McKenna S.J. (16 July 1870 - 27 December 1956) was a Jesuit priest and writer. ... July 19 is the 200th day (201st in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 165 days remaining. ... Combatants Second French Empire North German Confederation allied with south German states (later German Empire) Commanders Napoleon III # Otto Von Bismarck Helmuth von Moltke the Elder Strength 400,000[] 1,200,000[] Casualties 150,000 dead or wounded 284,000 captured 350,000 civilian [] 70,000 dead or wounded 200... Motto: Suum cuique Latin: To each his own Prussia at its peak, as leading state of the German Empire Capital Königsberg, later Berlin Political structure Duchy, Kingdom, Republic Duke1  - 1525–68 Albert I  - 1688–1701 Frederick III King1  - 1701–13 Frederick I  - 1888–1918 William II Prime Minister1,2... August 8 is the 220th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (221st in leap years), with 145 days remaining. ... The Republic of PloieÅŸti (Romanian: Republica de la PloieÅŸti) was a revolt against the Romanian monarchy in the city of PloieÅŸti, Romania, on the day of 8 August 1870. ... Domnitor (pl. ... Carol I, original name Karl Eitel Friedrich Zephyrinus Ludwig von Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen (April 20, 1839 - October 10, 1914) was elected Domnitor (prince) of Romania in April 1866 following the overthrow of Alexander John Cuza, and proclaimed king on March 26, 1881. ... August 24 is the 236th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (237th in leap years), with 129 days remaining. ... The Métis provisional government The Red River Rebellion or Red River Resistance are the names given to the events surrounding the actions of a provisional government established by Métis leader Louis Riel in 1869 at the Red River Settlement in what is now the Canadian province of Manitoba. ... Field Marshal Lord Wolseley The Wolseley Expedition was a troop movement authorized by Sir John A. Macdonald to confront Louis Riel and the Métis in 1870, during the Red River Rebellion, at the Red River Settlement in what is now the Canadian province of Manitoba. ... Louis Riel. ... September 2 is the 245th day of the year (246th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Combatants Second French Empire North German Confederation allied with south German states (later German Empire) Commanders Napoleon III # Otto Von Bismarck Helmuth von Moltke the Elder Strength 400,000[] 1,200,000[] Casualties 150,000 dead or wounded 284,000 captured 350,000 civilian [] 70,000 dead or wounded 200... Combatants Prussia Bavaria France Commanders Wilhelm I Helmuth von Moltke Napoleon III Patrice MacMahon Auguste-Alexandre Ducrot Strength 200,000 774 cannon 120,000 564 cannon Casualties 2,320 dead 5,980 wounded 700 missing (9,000 total) 3,000 dead 14,000 wounded 21,000 captured 82,000 surrendered... Motto: Suum cuique Latin: To each his own Prussia at its peak, as leading state of the German Empire Capital Königsberg, later Berlin Political structure Duchy, Kingdom, Republic Duke1  - 1525–68 Albert I  - 1688–1701 Frederick III King1  - 1701–13 Frederick I  - 1888–1918 William II Prime Minister1,2... Charles Louis Napoléon Bonaparte (April 20, 1808 - January 9, 1873) was the son of King Louis Bonaparte and Queen Hortense de Beauharnais; both monarchs of the French puppet state, the Kingdom of Holland. ... Sedan is a town and commune in France, a sous-préfecture of the Ardennes département. ... September 4 is the 247th day of the year (248th in leap years). ... Napoléon III Emperor of the French (Charles Louis Napoléon Bonaparte) (20 April 1808 – 9 January 1873) was President of the French Republic from 1848 to 1851, then from 2 December 1851 to 2 December 1852 the ruler of a dictatorial government, then Emperor of the French under the... The French Third Republic, (in French, La Troisième République, sometimes written as La IIIe République) (1870/75-10 July 1940) was the governing body of France between the Second French Empire and the Vichy Regime. ... Maria Eugenia Ignacia Augustina Palafox de Guzmán Portocarrero y Kirkpatrick, 9th Countess de Teba, aka Eugenia de Montijo (May 5, 1826 - July 11, 1920) was Empress of France (1853-1871). ... September 6 is the 249th day of the year (250th in leap years). ... September 20 is the 263rd day of the year (264th in leap years). ... The Bersaglieri are a corps of the Italian army created by General Alessandro Lamarmora in 1836. ... Nickname: The Eternal City Motto: SPQR: Senatus PopulusQue Romanus Location of the city of Rome (yellow) within the Province of Rome (red) and region of Lazio (grey) Coordinates: Region Lazio Province Province of Rome Founded 21 April 753 BC  - Mayor Walter Veltroni Area    - City 1285 km²  (580 sq mi)  - Urban... The internal face of Porta Pia Porta Pia, new gate in the Aurelian Walls. ... Italian unification, also known as Risorgimento (resurrection), was a historical process by which the Kingdom of Sardinia (ruled by the Savoy dynasty with Turin as its capital) gradually conquered the Italian peninsula, including the Kingdom of the Two Sicilies, the Duchy of Modena, the Grand Duchy of Tuscany, the Duchy... Map of the Papal States. ...

October - December

October 2 is the 275th day (276th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 90 days remaining. ... Ballots of the Argentine plebiscite of 1984 on the border treaty with Chile A referendum (plural: referendums or referenda) or plebiscite (from Latin plebiscita, originally a decree of the Concilium Plebis) is a direct vote in which an entire electorate is asked to either accept or reject a particular proposal. ... Nickname: The Eternal City Motto: SPQR: Senatus PopulusQue Romanus Location of the city of Rome (yellow) within the Province of Rome (red) and region of Lazio (grey) Coordinates: Region Lazio Province Province of Rome Founded 21 April 753 BC  - Mayor Walter Veltroni Area    - City 1285 km²  (580 sq mi)  - Urban... October 6 is the 279th day of the year (280th in leap years). ... Nickname: The Eternal City Motto: SPQR: Senatus PopulusQue Romanus Location of the city of Rome (yellow) within the Province of Rome (red) and region of Lazio (grey) Coordinates: Region Lazio Province Province of Rome Founded 21 April 753 BC  - Mayor Walter Veltroni Area    - City 1285 km²  (580 sq mi)  - Urban... Italian unification, also known as Risorgimento (resurrection), was a historical process by which the Kingdom of Sardinia (ruled by the Savoy dynasty with Turin as its capital) gradually conquered the Italian peninsula, including the Kingdom of the Two Sicilies, the Duchy of Modena, the Grand Duchy of Tuscany, the Duchy... October 8 is the 281st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (282nd in leap years). ... Painting of Léon Gambetta by Léon Bonnat Léon Gambetta (April 2, 1838 - December 31, 1882), French statesman, was born at Cahors. ... City flag City coat of arms Motto: Fluctuat nec mergitur (Latin: Tossed by the waves, she does not sink) Paris Eiffel tower as seen from the esplanade du Trocadéro. ... Hot air balloons are the oldest successful human flight technology, dating back to the Montgolfier brothers invention in Annonay, France in 1783. ... November 1 is the 305th day of the year (306th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 60 days remaining. ... The National Weather Service (NWS) is one of the six scientific agencies that make up the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) of the United States government. ... Satellite image of Hurricane Hugo with a polar low visible at the top of the image. ... November 16 is the 320th day of the year (321st in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 45 days remaining. ... The Cortes Generales (Spanish for General Courts) is the legislature of Spain. ... Amadeo I (sometimes Latinized to Amadeus) (May 30, 1845 - January 18, 1890), Duke of Aosta and King of Spain, was born in Turin, Italy. ... December 30 is the 364th day of the year (365th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 1 day remaining. ... Joan Prim, Spanish general and statesman Reus, Prims Monument Don Joan Prim, Count of Reus, Viscount del Bruch, Marquis of los Castillejos (ca: Joan Prim i Prats, comte de Reus i vescomte del Bruc, marquès dels Castillejos; es: Juan Prim y Prats, conde de Reus y vizconde del...

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1870 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1870
MDCCCLXX
Ab urbe condita 2623
Armenian calendar 1319
ԹՎ ՌՅԺԹ
Bahá'í calendar 26 – 27
Buddhist calendar 2414
Chinese calendar 4506/4566-11-30
(己巳年十一月三十日)
— to —
4507/4567-11-10
(庚午年十一月初十日)
Ethiopian calendar 1862 – 1863
Hebrew calendar 5630 – 5631
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1925 – 1926
 - Shaka Samvat 1792 – 1793
 - Kali Yuga 4971 – 4972
Holocene calendar 11870
Iranian calendar 1248 – 1249
Islamic calendar 1286 – 1287
Japanese calendar Meiji 3

(明治3年) The Gregorian calendar is the most widely used calendar in the world. ... Ab urbe condita (related with Anno urbis conditae: 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 Baháí calendar, common to the Baháí Faith, is a solar calendar with regular years 365 days long and leap years 366 days long as explained within the Kitáb-i-Aqdas. ... The Buddhist calendar is used on mainland southeast Asia in the countries of Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, and Myanmar (formerly Burma) in several related forms. ... The Chinese calendar is a lunisolar calendar, akin to the Hebrew calendar & Hindu Calendar, incorporating elements of a lunar calendar with those of a solar calendar. ... The Chinese sexagenary cycle (Chinese: ; pinyin: gānzhÄ«) is a cyclic numeral system of 60 combinations of the two basic cycles, the ten Heavenly Stems (天干; tiāngān) and the twelve Earthly Branches (地支; dìzhÄ«). These have been traditionally used as a means of numbering the years, not only in... The Chinese sexagenary cycle (Chinese: ; pinyin: gānzhÄ«) is a cyclic numeral system of 60 combinations of the two basic cycles, the ten Heavenly Stems (天干; tiāngān) and the twelve Earthly Branches (地支; dìzhÄ«). These have been traditionally used as a means of numbering the years, not only in... The Ethiopian calendar (Amharic: የኢትዮጵያ ዘመን አቆጣጠር yeĪtyōṗṗyā zemen āḳoá¹­aá¹­er) or Ethiopic calendar is the principal calendar used in Ethiopia, as well as in Eritrea before it became independent. ... The Hebrew calendar (Hebrew: ) or Jewish calendar is the annual calendar used in Judaism. ... A page from the Hindu calendar 1871-72. ... There is disagreement as to the meaning of the Indian word Samvat. ... The Indian national calendar (sometimes called Saka calendar) is the official civil calendar in use in India. ... Kali Yuga is also the title of a book by Roland Charles Wagner. ... The Holocene calendar is a proposal for a calendar reform which aims to solve a number of problems with the current Gregorian Calendar. ... The Iranian calendar (Persian: ‎) also known as Persian calendar or the Jalāli Calendar is a solar calendar currently used in Iran and Afghanistan. ... The Islamic calendar or Muslim calendar (Arabic: التقويم الهجري; at-taqwÄ«m al-hijrÄ«; Persian: تقویم هجری قمری Gāhshomāri-ye Hejri; also called the Hijri calendar) 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... Koinobori, flags decorated like koi, are popular decorations around Childrens Day This mural on the wall of a Tokyo subway station celebrates Hazuki, the eighth month. ... Meiji (明 bright, brilliant æ²» reign, government) may refer to: Meiji Restoration, the revolution that ushered in the Meiji Era Meiji period - the period in Japanese history when the Meiji Emperor reigned Emperor Meiji of Japan - Mutsuhito, the Meiji Emperor, who reigned during Meiji Era Meiji Constitution - ie. ...

 - Imperial Year Kōki 2530
(皇紀2530年)
 - Jōmon Era 11870
Julian calendar 1915
Korean calendar 4203
Thai solar calendar 2413
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It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with Japanese era name. ... Japanese era name (年号, nengō, lit. ... The Julian calendar was introduced in 46 BC by Julius Caesar and came into force in 45 BC (709 ab urbe condita). ... The traditional Korean calendar is directly derived from the Asian calendar. ... The Thai solar, or Suriyakati (สุริยคติ), calendar is used in traditional and official contexts in Thailand, although the Western calendar is sometimes used in business. ...

January - June

January 2 is the second day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... The young Ernst Barlach Ernst Barlach, (born January 2, 1870 in Wedel, Pinneberg, Germany; died October 24, 1938 in Rostock, Germany) was a famous German expressionist sculptor. ... Year 1938 (MCMXXXVIII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ... January 6 is the 6th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar, with 359 days (360 in leap years) remaining. ... Gustav Adolf Bauer (6 January 1870–16 September 1944) was a German Social Democratic Party leader and Chancellor of Germany from 1919 to 1920. ... The head of government of Germany is called Chancellor (German: Kanzler or Bundeskanzler meaning federal chancellor). ... 1944 (MCMXLIV) was a leap year starting on Saturday. ... January 8 is the 8th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Spanish dictator Miguel Primo de Rivera y Orbaneja Miguel Primo de Rivera y Orbaneja, Marqués de Estella (Jerez, January 8, 1870 - Paris, March 16, 1930) was a Spanish military official who ruled Spain as a dictator from 1923 to 1930, ending the turno system of alternating parties. ... Year 1930 (MCMXXX) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link is to a full 1930 calendar). ... February 7 is the 38th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Alfred Adler (February 7, 1870 – May 28, 1937) was an Austrian medical doctor and psychologist, founder of the school of individual psychology. ... Year 1937 (MCMXXXVII) was a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... March 4 is the 63rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (64th in leap years). ... Thomas Sturge Moore (1870–1944) was an English poet, author and artist. ... 1944 (MCMXLIV) was a leap year starting on Saturday. ... March 5 is the 64th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (65th in leap years). ... Benjamin Franklin Norris (5 March 1870, Chicago – 25 October 1902) was an American novelist during the Progressive Era, writing predominantly in the naturalist genre. ... 1902 (MCMII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... March 13 is the 72nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (73rd in leap years). ... Seale Harris (born March 13, 1870 – died 1957) was an American physician and researcher born in Cedartown, Georgia and nicknamed the Benjamin Franklin of Medicine by contemporaries for his leadership and writing on a wide range of medical and political topics. ... 1957 (MCMLVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... March 17 is the 76th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (77th in leap years). ... Image:Donisthorpe. ... 1951 (MCMLI) was a common year starting on Monday; see its calendar. ... March 20 is the 79th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (80th in leap years). ... General Paul Erich von Lettow-Vorbeck (March 20, 1870 - March 9, 1964) was the commander of the German East Africa campaign in World War I, the only colonial campaign of that war where Germany remained undefeated. ... 1964 (MCMLXIV) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1964 calendar). ... April 1 is the 91st day of the year (92nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 274 days remaining. ... Hamaguchi Osachi (浜口 雄幸 April 1, 1870–August 26, 1931) was a Japanese politician and the 27th Prime Minister of Japan from July 2, 1929 to April 14, 1931. ... The Prime Minister of Japan (内閣総理大臣 Naikaku sōri daijin) is the usual English-language term used for the head of government of Japan, although the literal translation of the Japanese name for the office is Prime Minister of the Cabinet. ... 1931 (MCMXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday (link is to a full 1931 calendar). ... April 4 is the 94th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (95th in leap years). ... George Albert Smith (April 4, 1870 – April 4, 1951) was an influential religious leader and the eighth president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. ... The Salt Lake Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is the largest attraction in the citys Temple Square. ... 1951 (MCMLI) was a common year starting on Monday; see its calendar. ... April 22 is the 112th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (113th in leap years). ... Lenin redirects here. ... Premier of the Soviet Union is the commonly used English term for the offices of Chairman of the Council of Peoples Commissars of the USSR (Председатель Совета Народных Комиссаров СССР; Predsedatel Soveta Narodnykh Komissarov SSSR) (1923-1946) and Chairman of the Council of Ministers of the USSR (Председатель Совета Министров СССР; Predsedatel Soveta Ministrov SSSR) (1946-1991), who... 1924 (MCMXXIV) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar). ... April 30 is the 120th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (121st in leap years), with 245 days remaining. ... Franz Lehár (30 April 1870 - 24 October 1948) was a Hungarian composer, mainly known for his operettas. ... 1948 (MCMXLVIII) was a leap year starting on Thursday (the link is to a full 1948 calendar). ... May 9 is the 129th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (130th in leap years). ... A 2002 collection of Harry Vardons golf writing. ... Year 1937 (MCMXXXVII) was a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... May 19 is the 139th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (140th in leap years). ... Albert Hamilton Fish (May 19, 1870 – January 16, 1936) was an American serial killer and cannibal. ... 1936 (MCMXXXVI) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... June 13 is the 164th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (165th in leap years), with 201 days remaining. ... Jules Jean Baptiste Vincent Bordet Jules Jean Baptiste Vincent Bordet (Soignies (Belgium) June 13, 1870 – April 6, 1961) was a Belgian immunologist and microbiologist. ... List of Nobel Prize laureates in Physiology or Medicine from 1901 to the present day. ... 1961 (MCMLXI) was a common year starting on Sunday (the link is to a full 1961 calendar). ...

July - December

July 3 is the 184th day of the year (185th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 181 days remaining. ... For the British composer named Richard Bennett, see Richard Rodney Bennett. ... The Prime Minister of Canada (French: Premier ministre du Canada), is the head of the Government of Canada. ... 1947 (MCMXLVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1947 calendar). ... July 12 is the 193rd day (194th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 172 days remaining. ... Louis II of Monaco (July 12, 1870 – May 9, 1949) was the Sovereign Prince of Monaco from June 26, 1922 until May 9, 1949. ... 1949 (MCMXLIX) was a common year starting on Saturday (the link is to a full 1949 calendar). ... July 29 is the 210th day (211th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 155 days remaining. ... George Dixon (July 29, 1870 – January 6, 1908) was the first black world boxing champion in any weight class, while also being the first ever Canadian-born boxing champion. ... Year 1909 (MCMIX) was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... August 11 is the 223rd day of the year (224th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Tom Richardson (born August 11, 1870, Byfleet, Surrey; died July 2, 1912, Chambéry, France) was one of the greatest fast bowlers of all time and certainly the most prolific in terms of wicket-taking feats, largely owing to his amazing stamina and appetite for work, which allowed him to... 1912 (MCMXII) was a leap year starting on Monday in the Gregorian calendar (or a leap year starting on Tuesday in the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ... August 31 is the 243rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (244th in leap years), with 122 days remaining. ... Maria Montessori Maria Montessori (August 31, 1870 – May 6, 1952) was a Italian educator, scientist, physician, philosopher, devout Catholic, feminist, and humanitarian. ... 1952 (MCMLII) was a Leap year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... September 25 is the 268th day of the year (269th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... James A. Hawken (1870-1964) founded Hawken School in 1915. ... 1964 (MCMLXIV) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1964 calendar). ... September 26 is the 269th day of the year (270th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Christian X of Denmark (Christian Carl Frederik Albert Alexander Vilhelm) (September 26, 1870 – April 20, 1947) was King of Denmark from 1912 to 1947 and of Iceland between 1918 and 1944. ... 1947 (MCMXLVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1947 calendar). ... September 30 is the 273rd day of the year (274th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Jean Baptiste Perrin (b. ... Hannes Alfvén (1908–1995) accepting the Nobel Prize for his work on magnetohydrodynamics [1]. List of Nobel Prize laureates in Physics from 1901 to the present day. ... Year 1942 (MCMXLII) was a common year starting on Thursday (the link is to a full 1942 calendar). ... October 10 is the 283rd day of the year (284th in leap years). ... Ivan Bunin Ivan Alekseyevich Bunin (Ива́н Алексе́евич Бу́нин) (October 10, 1870 – November 8, 1953) was the first Russian writer to win the Nobel Prize for Literature. ... Nobel Prize in Literature medal. ... 1953 (MCMLIII) was a common year starting on Thursday. ... November 21 is the 325th day of the year (326th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Johannes Sigfrid Edström (November 21, 1870-March 18, 1964) was a Swedish industrial and sports official. ... 1964 (MCMLXIV) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1964 calendar). ... November 27 is the 331st day (332nd on leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Juho Kusti Paasikivi (November 27, 1870 – December 14, 1956) was President of Finland from 1946 to 1956. ... The Prime Minister (Finnish Pääministeri, Swedish: Statsminister) is the head of government in Finland. ... The President of Finland (Suomen Tasavallan Presidentti; Republiken Finlands President) is the Head of State of Finland. ... Year 1956 (MCMLVI) was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... December 5 is the 339th day (340th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Vítězslav Novák Vítězslav Novák (December 5, 1870 – July 18, 1949) was one of the most well-respected Czech composers and pedagogues, almost singlehandedly founding a mid-century Czech school of composition. ... 1949 (MCMXLIX) was a common year starting on Saturday (the link is to a full 1949 calendar). ... December 10 is the 344th day (345th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar, 21 days before the next year. ... Mary Léonie Eugénie Mathilde Jeanne Julie Zénaïde Bonaparte (10 December 1870 - 1947) was the eldest daughter of Prince Napoléon Bonaparte of Canino and Christine Ruspoli. ... 1947 (MCMXLVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1947 calendar). ... December 12 is the 346th day (347th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar, with 19 days remaining. ... Walter Benona Sharp was born on December 12, 1870, in Tipton county, Tennessee. ... 1912 (MCMXII) was a leap year starting on Monday in the Gregorian calendar (or a leap year starting on Tuesday in the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ... In the Gregorian Calendar, December 18 is the 352nd day of the year (353rd in leap years), at which point there will be 13 days remaining to the end of the year. ... Saki (December 18, 1870 – November 14, 1916) was the pen name of British author Hector Hugh Munro, whose witty and sometimes macabre stories satirised Edwardian society and culture. ... 1916 (MCMXVI) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar). ...

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January 29 is the 29th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Portrait of Leopold II Leopold II (October 3, 1797 – January 29, 1870), of Habsburg-Lorraine, Grand Duke of Tuscany, Prince Imperial and Archduke of Austria, Prince Royal of Hungary and Bohemia. ... 1797 (MDCCXCVII) was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Wednesday of the 11-day-slower Julian calendar). ... February 7 is the 38th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Sylvain Salnave (7 February 1826 - 1870) was a Haitian general. ... Naval Battle of Navarino by Carneray 1827 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... February 19 is the 50th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Nathaniel de Rothschild, (London, July 2, 1812 – February 19, 1870 in Paris), known as Nat, was the founder of the French wine-making branch of the Rothschild family. ... For the overture by Tchaikovsky, see 1812 Overture; For the wars, see War of 1812 (USA - United Kingdom) or Patriotic War of 1812 (France - Russia) For the Siberia Airlines plane crashed over the Black Sea on October 4, 2001, see Siberia Airlines Flight 1812 1812 was a leap year starting... March 28 is the 87th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (88th in leap years). ... General George H. Thomas George Henry Thomas (July 31, 1816 – March 28, 1870), the Rock of Chickamauga, was a career U.S. Army officer and a Union general during the American Civil War. ... 1816 was a leap year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... May 6 is the 126th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (127th in leap years). ... James Young Simpson James Young Simpson Sir James Young Simpson, (June 7, 1811 born in Bathgate, West Lothian, died May 6, 1870), was a Scottish doctor and important figure in the history of medicine. ... 1811 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... June 9 is the 160th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (161st in leap years), with 205 days remaining. ... Dickens redirects here. ... For the overture by Tchaikovsky, see 1812 Overture; For the wars, see War of 1812 (USA - United Kingdom) or Patriotic War of 1812 (France - Russia) For the Siberia Airlines plane crashed over the Black Sea on October 4, 2001, see Siberia Airlines Flight 1812 1812 was a leap year starting... June 24 is the 175th day of the year (176th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 190 days remaining. ... Adam Lindsay Gordon - Melbourne monument Adam Lindsay Gordon (October 19, 1833 – 24 June 1870) was an Australian poet, jockey and politician. ... 1833 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ...

July - December

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July 20 is the 201st day (202nd in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 164 days remaining. ... Edmond de Goncourt (May 26, 1822 – July 16, 1896), writer, critic, book publisher and the founder of the Académie Goncourt. ... 1822 (MDCCCXXII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Thursday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ... September 12 is the 255th day of the year (256th in leap years). ... Fitz Hugh Ludlow, sometimes seen as “Fitzhugh Ludlow,” (September 11, 1836 – September 12, 1870) was an American author, journalist, and explorer; best-known for his autobiographical book The Hasheesh Eater (1857). ... Year 1836 (MDCCCXXXVI) was a leap year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian Calendar (or a leap year starting on Wednesday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... September 23 is the 266th day of the year (267th in leap years). ... Prosper Mérimée Prosper Mérimée (September 28, 1803–September 23, 1870) was a French dramatist, historian, archaeologist, and short story writer. ... 1803 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... October 12 is the 285th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (286th in leap years). ... Robert Edward Lee (January 19, 1807 – October 12, 1870) was a career U.S. Army officer and the most celebrated general of the Confederate forces during the American Civil War. ... Year 1807 (MDCCCVII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar). ... November 24 is the 328th day (329th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Comte de Lautréamont is a pseudonym for Isidore Lucien Ducasse (Montevideo, Uruguay, April 4, 1846 - Paris, November 24, 1870), a French poet and writer. ... 1846 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... November 28 is the 332nd day (333rd on leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1865–1866. ... 1841 is a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... December 5 is the 339th day (340th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Alexandre Dumas, père, born Dumas Davy de la Pailleterie (July 24, 1802 – December 5, 1870) was a French writer, best known for his numerous historical novels of high adventure which have made him one of the most widely read French authors in the world. ... --69. ... December 27 is the 361st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (362nd in leap years). ... Juan Prim, Spanish general and statesman Juan Prim, Marquis of los Castillejos, Count of Reus (December 12, 1814 - December 30, 1870), Spanish soldier and statesman, was the son of Lieut. ... 1814 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... Image File history File links Commons-logo. ... Wikimedia Commons logo by Reid Beels The Wikimedia Commons (also called Commons or Wikicommons) is a repository of free content images, sound and other multimedia files. ...

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1870 Mar 6, Oscar Strauss, composer (Ein Walzertraum), was born in Vienna, Austria.
1870 Apr 9, Heinrich Schliemann, German archeologist, with neither a permit nor the consent of the Turkish landowners, had his hired men sink trenches on the summit of the mound of Hissarlik, the spur of a limestone plateau on the northwest coast, where he suspected that the ancient ruins of Troy lay buried.
1870 On the Oregon coast the Blanco Lighthouse was constructed at Cape Blanco.
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