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                             The Life of Byers, James T.
1865/--/-- to 1908/--/-- male 2 Children
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1865/--/-- 0 *** Byers, James T. - Born
1865/--/-- 0 - Andrew Johnson (Republican) becomes president of the United States
1865/--/-- 0 - Andrew Johnson becomes the 17th President of the U.S.
1865/--/-- 0 - Civil War Ends
1865/--/-- 0 - Confederate forces under Lee surrender to Grant at Appomattox Court House.
1865/--/-- 0 - Count Leo Tolstoi begins his monumental Russian novel War and Peace.
1865/--/-- 0 - English author Lewis Carroll writes Alice's Adventures in Wonderland.
1865/--/-- 0 - Johnston surrenders the last Confederate army to Sherman, ending the U.S. Civil War.
1865/--/-- 0 - Leo Tolstoy "War and Peace"
1865/--/-- 0 - Lincoln assassinated
1865/--/-- 0 - Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth at Ford's Theatre in Washington D.C.
1865/--/-- 0 - Russian author Fyodor Dostoevsky publishes Crime and Punishment.
1865/--/-- 0 - The 13th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution abolishes slavery.
1865/--/-- 0 - The Petersburg Campaign is won by Union forces; Lee evacuates Richmond.
1866/--/-- 1 - British engineer Robert Whitehead invents the first self-propelled torpedo.
1866/--/-- 1 - Congress authorize (but do not mandate) the use of the metric system in the U.S.
1866/--/-- 1 - Mendel publishes his genetic research in Experiments With Plant Hybrids.
1866/--/-- 1 - Prussia and Italy defeat Austria in the Seven Weeks' War.
1866/--/-- 1 - The Ku Klux Klan is founded in the southern United States.
1867/--/-- 2 - Alfred Nobel patents dynamite
1867/--/-- 2 - Bismark forms the North German Confederation under Prussian leadership.
1867/--/-- 2 - Diamond fields are discovered in South Africa.
1867/--/-- 2 - English photographer Julia Margaret Cameron takes Sir John Herschel's portrait.
1867/--/-- 2 - French troops withdraw from Mexico; Emperor Maximilian is executed by Juarez.
1867/--/-- 2 - Karl Marx publishes the first volume of Das Kapital.
1867/--/-- 2 - Nebraska is inaugurated as the 37th state of the Union.
1867/--/-- 2 - Sir John A. Macdonald becomes Canada's first prime minister.
1867/--/-- 2 - The Compromise (Ausgleich) of 1867 creates the Dual Monarchy of Austria-Hungary.
1867/--/-- 2 - The Dominion of Canada is established by the British North America Act.
1868/--/-- 3 - A military coup led by General Juan Prim deposes Queen Isabella II of Spain.
1868/--/-- 3 - A skeleton of Cro-Magnon man is discovered in southern France.
1868/--/-- 3 - British labor unions form the Trades Union Congress.
1868/--/-- 3 - Christopher Sholes patents the first practical typewriter.
1868/--/-- 3 - Chulalongkorn succeeds his father Mongkut as the king of Siam (Thailand).
1868/--/-- 3 - Feminists Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton publish Revolution.
1868/--/-- 3 - Johannes Brahms' A German Requiem is performed for the first time.
1868/--/-- 3 - Ndebele king Mzilikazi dies in Africa; he is succeeded (1870) by his son Lobengula.
1868/--/-- 3 - The Meiji dynasty is restored in Japan; the Tokugawa shogunate is abolished.
1868/--/-- 3 - The Ten Years' War begins in Cuba against Spanish rule.
1868/--/-- 3 - U.S. President Andrew Johnson is impeached by Congress but acquitted by the Senate.
1868/--/-- 3 - William Gladstone becomes Liberal prime minister of Britain for the first time.
1869/--/-- 4 - 200 pitched battles between Indians and U.S. Calvary
1869/--/-- 4 - English author Matthew Arnold publishes Culture and Anarchy.
1869/--/-- 4 - French artist Eugene Louis Boudin paints On the Beach at Deauville.
1869/--/-- 4 - Grant is inaugurated as the 18th U.S. president; Colfax becomes vice-president.
1869/--/-- 4 - James Gordon Bennett Jr. commissions Stanley to search for Livingston in Africa.
1869/--/-- 4 - John Roebling designs the Brooklyn Bridge but dies after a construction accident.
1869/--/-- 4 - Louis Riel leads the Red River Rebellion in Canada.
1869/--/-- 4 - Ludwig II (Mad Ludwig) begins building his fantasy castles in Bavaria.
1869/--/-- 4 - Philadelphia garment workers organize the Knights of Labor, an early labor union.
1869/--/-- 4 - Pope Pius IX calls the First Vatican Council to discuss the dogma of papal infallibility.
1869/--/-- 4 - Russian composer Modest Mussorgsky begins work on his opera Boris Gudunov.
1869/--/-- 4 - Suez Canal opens
1869/--/-- 4 - The Cincinnati Red Stockings become the first professional baseball team.
1869/--/-- 4 - The Suez Canal is opened in Egypt.
1869/--/-- 4 - The first manufacturing patent is issued for chewing gum.
1869/--/-- 4 - The transcontinental railroad is completed at Promontory Point, Utah.
1869/--/-- 4 - Ulysses S. Grant (Republican) becomes president of the United States
1869/--/-- 4 - Union Pacific meets Central Pacific
1870/--/-- 5 *** Ballenger, Armilda J. (Byers) [Wife] - Born
1870/--/-- 5 - American industrialist John D. Rockefeller founds the Standard Oil Company.
1870/--/-- 5 - French war minister Leon Gambetta escapes from besieged Paris in a balloon.
1870/--/-- 5 - German archaeologist Heinrich Schliemann excavates the ancient city of Troy.
1870/--/-- 5 - Paraguayan dictator Solano Lopez dies, ending the War of the Triple Alliance.
1870/--/-- 5 - Rome becomes the capital of the Kingdom of Italy.
1870/--/-- 5 - The Franco-Prussian War begins over a diplomatic incident engineered by Bismark.
1870/--/-- 5 - The Prussians defeat the French at Sedan; Napoleon III is taken prisoner.
1870/--/-- 5 - The Third Republic is formed in France; a Government of National Defense is established.
1870/--/-- 5 - The city of Miami is founded in Florida.
1871/--/-- 6 - American explorer Henry Morton Stanley finds Dr. Livingston in central Africa.
1871/--/-- 6 - Charles Taze Russell founds the Jehovah's Witnesses about this time.
1871/--/-- 6 - Fire destroys one-third of the city of Chicago.
1871/--/-- 6 - P.T Barnum launches a traveling circus, museum and menagerie.
1871/--/-- 6 - The Franco-Prussian War ends; Alsace and Lorraine are ceded to Germany.
1871/--/-- 6 - The French surrender to Prussia incites the Commune of Paris uprising.
1871/--/-- 6 - The German Empire is formally proclaimed at the Palace of Versailles.
1871/--/-- 6 - The Paris Commune is suppressed by government troops after a 2-month siege.
1871/--/-- 6 - Trade Unions legalized in Britain
1872/--/-- 7 - American artist James McNeill Whistler paints the Portrait of the Artist's Mother.
1872/--/-- 7 - English author George Eliot (Mary Anne Evans) publishes Middlemarch.
1872/--/-- 7 - Indian leader Kintpuash leaves the Modoc reservation; the Modoc Wars begin.
1872/--/-- 7 - Monet paints Impression: Sunrise; the term impressionism is derived from the title.
1872/--/-- 7 - Photographer Eadweard Muybridge begins his series of motion studies.
1872/--/-- 7 - The Challenger Expedition begins the first systematic oceanographic survey.
1872/--/-- 7 - The cities of Buda and Pest unite to form Budapest (the capital of Hungary from 1918).
1872/--/-- 7 - The death of Kamehameha V ends the Kamehameha dynasty of Hawaiian kings.
1872/--/-- 7 - The first woman impressionist artist Berthe Morisot paints The Cradle.
1873/--/-- 8 - Englishman Maj. Walter Clopton Wingfield invents lawn tennis.
1873/--/-- 8 - French novelist Jules Verne publishes Around the World in Eighty Days.
1873/--/-- 8 - The Pacific Scandal in Canada causes the collapse of the Conservative government.
1873/--/-- 8 - The Panic of 1873 leads to 5 years of economic depression in the U.S.
1874/--/-- 9 - Benjamin Disraeli becomes the Conservative prime minister of Britain.
1874/--/-- 9 - English author Thomas Hardy publishes Far from the Madding Crowd.
1874/--/-- 9 - First impressionist exhibit in Paris
1874/--/-- 9 - French impressionist artist Pierre Auguste Renoir paints La Loge (The Box).
1874/--/-- 9 - The Comanche, Kiowa and other Indian tribes attack Adobe Walls in Texas.
1874/--/-- 9 - The Greenback party advocates currency reform in the U.S.
1874/--/-- 9 - The first exhibition of impressionist paintings is held in Paris.
1875/--/-- 10 - American author Mark Twain publishes Tom Sawyer.
1875/--/-- 10 - Britain buys Suez Canal shares from the bankrupt Egyptian leader Ismail Pasha.
1875/--/-- 10 - Charles Stewart Parnell begins movement for Irish independence
1875/--/-- 10 - Georges Bizet's opera Carmen is performed in Paris.
1875/--/-- 10 - Mary Baker Eddy, founder of Christian Science, publishes Science and Health.
1875/--/-- 10 - The Bourbon monarchy is restored in Spain under Alfonso XII.
1876/--/-- 11 - Abd al-Hamid II assumes his rule as the last Ottoman sultan.
1876/--/-- 11 - Alexander Graham Bell patents his invention of the telephone.
1876/--/-- 11 - Alexander Graham Bell patents the telephone
1876/--/-- 11 - British philosopher Herbert Spencer begins publishing the Principles of Sociology.
1876/--/-- 11 - Colorado is inaugurated as the 38th state of the Union.
1876/--/-- 11 - General Porfirio Diaz seizes power as the dictator of Mexico.
1876/--/-- 11 - German archaeologist Heinrich Schliemann excavates the ancient city of Mycenae.
1876/--/-- 11 - Impressionist artist Alfred Sisley paints Flood at the Port of Marly.
1876/--/-- 11 - Japan forces Korea to open up to foreign trade, countering the influence of China.
1876/--/-- 11 - Johann Strauss Jr. composes his waltz The Beautiful Blue Danube.
1876/--/-- 11 - National League founded (baseball)
1876/--/-- 11 - Queen Victoria assumes the title of Empress of India.
1876/--/-- 11 - Sioux Indians defeat General Custer at the Battle of Little Bighorn.
1876/--/-- 11 - Sioux and Cheyenne defeat Custer at Little Big Horn, Montanna
1876/--/-- 11 - The Bayreuth musical festival opens with a performance of Wagner's Ring cycle.
1876/--/-- 11 - The U.S. Centennial Exposition of 1876 is held in Fairmount Park, Philadelphia.
1877/--/-- 12 - Britain annexes Transvaal in South Africa.
1877/--/-- 12 - Chief Joseph leads the Nez Perce tribe against the U.S. Army.
1877/--/-- 12 - Hayes is inaugurated as the 19th U.S. president; Wheeler becomes vice-president
1877/--/-- 12 - Italian astronomer Giovanni Schiaparelli observes canali (channels) on Mars.
1877/--/-- 12 - Nez Perce leave Idaho for Canada
1877/--/-- 12 - Rutherford B. Hayes (Republican) becomes president of the United States
1877/--/-- 12 - Tchaikovsky's Swan Lake is performed by the Bolshoi Ballet in Moscow.
1877/--/-- 12 - The All-England lawn tennis championship is played at Wimbledon for the first time.
1877/--/-- 12 - The Japanese army suppresses a samurai revolt led by Saigo Takamori.
1877/--/-- 12 - Thomas Edison invents the phonograph.
1877/--/-- 12 - Turkish suppression of Balkan nationalists leads to a new Russo-Turkish War.
1878/--/-- 13 - Ismail Pasha presents Cleopatra's Needles to Britain (1878) and the U.S. (1880).
1878/--/-- 13 - Northern Cheyenne escape Indian Territory
1878/--/-- 13 - Serbia, Montenegro and Romania are granted independence from Turkey.
1878/--/-- 13 - The Congress of Berlin reverses Russian gains from the San Stefano Treaty.
1878/--/-- 13 - The D'Oyly Carte Opera Company performs Gilbert and Sullivan's H.M.S. Pinafore.
1878/--/-- 13 - The Russo-Turkish War ends; The Treaty of San Stefano is imposed on Turkey.
1878/--/-- 13 - The second Anglo-Afghan War begins.
1878/--/-- 13 - Turkey's provinces of Bosnia and Hercegovina are placed under Austrian administration.
1879/--/-- 14 - Belgian king Leopold II sponsors Henry Morton Stanley's expedition to the Congo.
1879/--/-- 14 - Cetewayo's Zulus defeat the British at Isandhlwana, but are beaten at Ulundi.
1879/--/-- 14 - Charles Stewart Parnell leads the Home Rule for Ireland party.
1879/--/-- 14 - General Roca defeats the Patagonian Indians, opening the Pampas for settlement.
1879/--/-- 14 - Impressionist artist Edgar Degas paints Ballerina Posing for a Photograph.
1879/--/-- 14 - Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen writes A Doll's House.
1879/--/-- 14 - Tawfiq Pasha succeeds his father Ismail Pasha as khedive (viceroy) of Egypt.
1879/--/-- 14 - Territorial disputes lead to the War of the Pacific between Chile and Peru.
1879/--/-- 14 - Thomas Edison develops the first workable incandescent lamp (light bulb).
1879/--/-- 14 - Thomas Edison invents incandescent light
1880/--/-- 15 - American impressionist artist Mary Cassatt exhibits A Woman in Black at the Opera.
1880/--/-- 15 - Australian bushranger Ned Kelly is hanged for murder.
1880/--/-- 15 - Boer (Afrikaner) uprisings begin against the British in Transvaal, South Africa.
1880/--/-- 15 - France annexes the Pacific island of Tahiti.
1880/--/-- 15 - French novelist Emile Zola writes Nana, a portrait of a prostitute.
1880/--/-- 15 - German composer Jacques Offenbach writes the opera Tales of Hoffmann.
1880/--/-- 15 - Gladstone succeeds Disraeli as British prime minister.
1880/--/-- 15 - Russian composer Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky writes the 1812 Overture.
1881/--/-- 16 - Alexander II is assassinated by narodniki revolutionaries in Russia.
1881/--/-- 16 - Chester A. Arthur (Republican) becomes president of the United States
1881/--/-- 16 - Chester A. Arthur is inaugurated as the 21st U.S. president.
1881/--/-- 16 - Ferdinand de Lesseps begins an abortive attempt to build the Panama Canal.
1881/--/-- 16 - Garfield is inaugurated as the 20th U.S. president; Arthur becomes vice-president.
1881/--/-- 16 - James A. Garfield (Republican) becomes president of the United States
1881/--/-- 16 - Japanese statesman Itagaki Taisuke founds the Jiyuto (Liberal party).
1881/--/-- 16 - Lillie Langtry, mistress of the Prince of Wales, makes her acting debut.
1881/--/-- 16 - President Garfield is assassinated by Charles J. Guiteau.
1881/--/-- 16 - The Sudanese under Mahdi Muhammad Ahmad overthrow Egyptian rule.
1881/--/-- 16 - The first U.S. tennis championship is held in Newport, R.I.
1882/--/-- 17 - A Triple Alliance is established between Austria, Italy and Germany.
1882/--/-- 17 - Edison's New York plant begins supplying 59 customers with electricity.
1882/--/-- 17 - Impressionist artist Edouard Manet completes the Bar at the Folies-Bergere.
1882/--/-- 17 - Japanese statesman Okuma Shigenobu founds the Kaishinto, or Progressive, party.
1882/--/-- 17 - The British take control of Egypt, suppressing uprisings against Tawfiq Pasha.
1882/--/-- 17 - The U.S. begins to restrict immigration with the Chinese Exclusion Acts.
1883/--/-- 18 - Buffalo Bill Cody organizes his Wild West show.
1883/--/-- 18 - Civil Service established
1883/--/-- 18 - Cyrus H. K. Curtis publishes the Lady's Home Journal magazine.
1883/--/-- 18 - German philosopher Frederich Wilhelm Nietzsche begins Thus Spake Zarathustra.
1883/--/-- 18 - Maxim invents machine gun
1883/--/-- 18 - Paul Kruger becomes president of the Boer republic of the Transvaal in South Africa.
1883/--/-- 18 - Russian scientist Tsiolkovsky proves that a rocket could work in the vacuum of space.
1883/--/-- 18 - The Brooklyn Bridge is completed in New York.
1883/--/-- 18 - The Fabian Society is founded in London to spread socialist ideas.
1883/--/-- 18 - The Island volcano of Krakatoa explodes in Indonesia, causing 36,000 deaths.
1883/--/-- 18 - The first skyscraper (10 stories) is built in Chicago by William LeBaron Jenney.
1884/--/-- 19 - 15 European nations partition Africa for "spheres of influence"
1884/--/-- 19 - American author Mark Twain publishes the Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.
1884/--/-- 19 - Belva Lockwood becomes the first woman nominated as a U.S. presidential candidate.
1884/--/-- 19 - German East Africa is formed from Rwanda, Mozambique,Tanzania and Burundi.
1884/--/-- 19 - Germany occupies South West Africa (Namibia).
1884/--/-- 19 - Lewis E. Waterman invents the first fountain pen with an ink reservoir.
1885/--/-- 20 - Boston Symphony Orchestra organizes its Promenade Concerts (the Boston Pops).
1885/--/-- 20 - Cleveland is inaugurated as the 22nd U.S. president; Hendricks becomes vice-president.
1885/--/-- 20 - French chemist Louis Pasteur develops a vaccine for rabies.
1885/--/-- 20 - General Gordon is killed by Mahdist forces at the siege of Khartoum in Sudan.
1885/--/-- 20 - Gottlieb Daimler develops the first motorcycle.
1885/--/-- 20 - Grover Cleveland (Democrat) becomes president of the United States
1885/--/-- 20 - J. K. Stanley introduces his safety cycle, the basic model for the modern bicycle.
1885/--/-- 20 - Louis Pasteur administers successful rabies vaccination
1885/--/-- 20 - The Congo Free State (Zaire) becomes the possession of King Leopold II of Belgium.
1885/--/-- 20 - The Indian National Congress movement is founded in Bombay.
1886/--/-- 21 - Apache Indian chief Geronimo surrenders to General Nelson Miles.
1886/--/-- 21 - Britain makes Burma a province of India after winning the Anglo-Burma War.
1886/--/-- 21 - British prime minister Gladstone introduces an unsuccessful Home Rule bill for Ireland.
1886/--/-- 21 - French sculptor Auguste Rodin completes The Kiss.
1886/--/-- 21 - Gold is discovered in Transvaal, South Africa.
1886/--/-- 21 - Haymarket Square labor riot in Chicago kills eleven people
1886/--/-- 21 - Jose Balmaceda becomes president of Chile.
1886/--/-- 21 - Samuel Gompers organizes the American Federation of Labor.
1886/--/-- 21 - The Anglo-German Agreement recognizes German control over Tanganyika (Tanzania).
1886/--/-- 21 - The Statue of Liberty is unveiled in New York Harbor.
1887/--/-- 22 - Arthur Conan Doyle publishes the first Sherlock Holmes story.
1887/--/-- 22 - France creates the Union of Indochina (most of modern day Vietnam and Kampuchea).
1887/--/-- 22 - The Michelson-Morley experiment confirms the absence of ether.
1888/--/-- 23 - A patent is issued to American inventor John H. Loud for the first ball-point pen.
1888/--/-- 23 - American inventor George Eastman introduces the Kodak box camera.
1888/--/-- 23 - Britain unites its Caribbean colonies of Trinidad and Tobago.
1888/--/-- 23 - Dutch artist Vincent van Gogh paints Still Life With Sunflowers.
1888/--/-- 23 - Eastman's Kodak camera begins amateur photography
1888/--/-- 23 - Jack the Ripper murders seven women in London.
1888/--/-- 23 - Russian composer Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov writes Scheherazade.
1888/--/-- 23 - The National Geographic Magazine is published for the first time.
1888/--/-- 23 - William II succeeds Frederick III as emperor of Germany.
1889/--/-- 24 - Benjamin Harrison (Republican) becomes president of the United States
1889/--/-- 24 - Benjamin Harrison is inaugurated as the 23rd U.S. president.
1889/--/-- 24 - Crown Prince Rudolf of Austria commits suicide at Mayerling.
1889/--/-- 24 - German revolutionary Rosa Luxemburg is exiled in Switzerland.
1889/--/-- 24 - Gustave Eiffel designs the Eiffel Tower for the Paris Exposition.
1889/--/-- 24 - Japan's first prime minister Ito Hirobumi introduces the Meiji Constitution.
1889/--/-- 24 - Montana is inaugurated as the 41st state.
1889/--/-- 24 - Montana is inaugurated as the 41st state; Washington is inaugurated as the 42nd state.
1889/--/-- 24 - North Dakota and South Dakota are inaugurated as the 39th and 40th states.
1889/--/-- 24 - North Dakota is inaugurated as the 39th state of the Union.
1889/--/-- 24 - Pedro II emperor of Brazil is overthrown in a coup; Brazil is declared a republic.
1889/--/-- 24 - South Dakota is inaugurated as the 40th state of the Union.
1889/--/-- 24 - Washington is inaugurated as the 42nd state.
1890/--/-- 25 - AFL founded by S Gompers
1890/--/-- 25 - American naval officer Alfred Mahan publishes The Influence of Sea Power upon History.
1890/--/-- 25 - American psychologist William James publishes The Principles of Psychology.
1890/--/-- 25 - Cecil Rhodes becomes prime minister of the Cape Colony in South Africa.
1890/--/-- 25 - Claude Debussy begins composing Suite Bergamasque, including Clair de lune.
1890/--/-- 25 - Dutch artist Vincent van Gogh commits suicide.
1890/--/-- 25 - German chancellor Otto von Bismarck is dismissed by Emperor William II.
1890/--/-- 25 - Idaho is inaugurated as the 43rd state.
1890/--/-- 25 - Idaho is inaugurated as the 43rd state; Wyoming is inaugurated as the 44th state.
1890/--/-- 25 - Indian poet Rabindranath Tagore publishes Manasi (The Mind's Embodiment).
1890/--/-- 25 - Photographer Jacob Riis documents New York's poor in How the Other Half Lives.
1890/--/-- 25 - Sherman Antitrust Act
1890/--/-- 25 - Sioux Indians are massacred at the Battle of Wounded Knee.
1890/--/-- 25 - The British South Africa Company occupies Zimbabwe; conflicts begin with the Ndebele.
1890/--/-- 25 - The Forth Railway Bridge is opened, replacing the Brooklyn Bridge as the longest span.
1890/--/-- 25 - Wyoming is inaugurated as the 44th state.
1890/--/-- 25 - Zanzibar becomes a British protectorate.
1891/--/-- 26 - Anglo-Irish author Oscar Wilde publishes his only novel The Picture of Dorian Gray.
1891/--/-- 26 - English novelist Thomas Hardy writes Tess of the D'Urbervilles.
1891/--/-- 26 - Eugene Dubois discovers the first Homo erectus remains on Java in Indonesia.
1891/--/-- 26 - French postimpressionist artist Paul Gauguin travels to Tahiti.
1891/--/-- 26 - James Naismith devises the game of basketball in Springfield, Mass.
1891/--/-- 26 - The American Express Company introduces the first traveler's checks.
1892/--/-- 27 - French artist Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec paints At the Moulin Rouge.
1892/--/-- 27 - Impressionist artist Paul Cezanne completes the Card Players.
1892/--/-- 27 - James J. Corbett wins the heavyweight boxing championship from John L. Sullivan.
1892/--/-- 27 - Strike at Carnegie Steel results in ten deaths
1892/--/-- 27 - The San Francisco Examiner begins printing the first newspaper comic strip.
1892/--/-- 27 - Writer and political revolutionary Jose Marti founds the Cuban Revolutionary party.
1893/--/-- 28 - American artist Louis Comfort Tiffany begins producing Art Nouveau glassware.
1893/--/-- 28 - Cleveland is inaugurated as the 24th U.S. president; Hendricks becomes vice-president.
1893/--/-- 28 - France adds Laos to "protectorate" of Indochina
1893/--/-- 28 - France adds Laos to the Union of Indochina.
1893/--/-- 28 - Gladstone's second Irish Home Rule Bill is vetoed by the House of Lords in Britain.
1893/--/-- 28 - Grover Cleveland (Democrat) becomes president of the United States
1893/--/-- 28 - Queen Liliuokalani is ousted in Hawaii; Sanford B. Dole, is elected president (1894).
1893/--/-- 28 - The Ivory Coast becomes a French colony.
1893/--/-- 28 - Victor Horta's Tassel House in Brussels initiates the Art Nouveau architectural style.
1894/--/-- 29 - Britain establishes a protectorate over Buganda and conquers the rest of Uganda.
1894/--/-- 29 - Czech decorative artist Alfons Mucha designs a poster of Sarah Bernhardt.
1894/--/-- 29 - Dreyfus case splits France
1894/--/-- 29 - English artist Aubrey Beardsley illustrates Oscar Wilde's Salome.
1894/--/-- 29 - English author Rudyard Kipling publishes The Jungle Book.
1894/--/-- 29 - Percival Lowell builds an observatory to study the Martian canals.
1894/--/-- 29 - Rebellion in Korea begins the First Sino-Japanese War.
1894/--/-- 29 - The arrest of army captain Albert Dreyfus creates a political crisis in France.
1894/--/-- 29 - Thousands of Armenians are massacred in Turkey.
1895/--/-- 30 *** Byers, Geneva (Davis) [Daughter] - Born to Byers, James T. and Ballenger, Armilda J. (Byers)
1895/--/-- 30 - Anglo-Irish playwright Oscar Wilde writes The Importance of Being Earnest.
1895/--/-- 30 - Japan defeats China; the Shimonoseki Treaty establishes Korean independence.
1895/--/-- 30 - Louis and Auguste Lumiere show the first motion pictures to a Paris cafe audience.
1895/--/-- 30 - Russian revolutionary Vladimir Ilich Lenin is exiled to Siberia.
1895/--/-- 30 - Sir Henry Irving becomes the first British actor to be knighted.
1895/--/-- 30 - The American Bowling Congress (ABC) is founded.
1895/--/-- 30 - The Cuban War of Independence begins against Spain; Jose Marti is killed in battle.
1895/--/-- 30 - The Jameson Raid on the Boer republic of Transvaal increases anti-British hostility.
1895/--/-- 30 - The first list of best-selling books is published by The Bookman magazine.
1895/--/-- 30 - Wilhelm Rontgen discovers x-rays
1895/--/-- 30 - X rays are discovered by German physicist Wilhelm C. Roentgen.
1896/--/-- 31 - A tsunami (tidal wave) kills 27,000 people in Japan.
1896/--/-- 31 - Italian composer Giacomo Puccini writes the opera La Boheme.
1896/--/-- 31 - John Philip Sousa composes The Stars and Stripes Forever.
1896/--/-- 31 - King Menelik II defeats the Italians at Adwa, maintaining Ethiopian independence.
1896/--/-- 31 - Supreme Court rules "separate but equal" legal
1896/--/-- 31 - The first modern Olympic Games are held at Athens in Greece; 13 countries compete.
1896/--/-- 31 - Utah is inaugurated as the 45th state of the Union.
1897/--/-- 32 - American comic strip The Katzenjammer Kids is begun by Rudolph Dirks.
1897/--/-- 32 - Austrian artist Gustav Klimt helps to found the Vienna Secession group.
1897/--/-- 32 - British physician Havelock Ellis begins his Studies in the Psychology of Sex.
1897/--/-- 32 - English author Rudyard Kipling publishes Captains Courageous.
1897/--/-- 32 - French dramatist Edmond Rostand writes Cyrano de Bergerac.
1897/--/-- 32 - French primitive artist Henri Rousseau paints The Sleeping Gypsy.
1897/--/-- 32 - McKinley is inaugurated as the 25th U.S. president; Hobart becomes vice-president.
1897/--/-- 32 - Russian author Anton Chekhov writes the play Uncle Vanya.
1897/--/-- 32 - Stanislavsky founds the Moscow Art Theater and begins the method acting technique.
1897/--/-- 32 - The first subway un the U.S. opens in Boston.
1897/--/-- 32 - Theodor Herzl organizes the World Zionist Congress at Basel in Switzerland.
1897/--/-- 32 - William Mckinley (Republican) becomes president of the United States
1898/--/-- 33 - Anglo-Irish playwright George Bernard Shaw publishes Arms and the Man.
1898/--/-- 33 - Britain obtains a 99-year lease for Hong Kong from the Chinese.
1898/--/-- 33 - Commodore Dewey destroys the Spanish fleet in Manila harbor.
1898/--/-- 33 - Cuba occupied by U.S. and released
1898/--/-- 33 - English author H. G. Wells publishes The War of the Worlds.
1898/--/-- 33 - Spain cedes Puerto Rico, Guam and the Philippines to the U.S. in the Treaty of Paris.
1898/--/-- 33 - Spanish-American War, Cuba, Phillipines, US
1898/--/-- 33 - The Boxer Uprising begins in China; Empress Tz'u-hsi imprisons the emperor.
1898/--/-- 33 - The British under Kitchener defeat the Mahdists at Omdurman in Sudan.
1898/--/-- 33 - The Fashoda Incident leads to a French withdrawal from the Sudan.
1898/--/-- 33 - The Spanish fleet is destroyed off Cuba; Spain sues for peace.
1898/--/-- 33 - The Spanish-American War begins with a declaration of war by Congress.
1898/--/-- 33 - The U.S. army uses machine guns for the first time in the battle of Santiago.
1898/--/-- 33 - The U.S. battleship Maine explodes in the Spanish port of Manila in the Philippines.
1898/--/-- 33 - U.S. troops land on Cuba; Theodore Roosevelt's Rough Riders are in action.
1898/--/-- 33 - William Randolph Hearst's yellow journalism inflames anti-Spanish feelings.
1899/--/-- 34 - American artist Winslow Homer paints the Gulf Stream.
1899/--/-- 34 - American composer Scott Joplin publishes his Maple Leaf Rag.
1899/--/-- 34 - Designer Charles Rennie Mackintosh completes the Glasgow School of Art.
1899/--/-- 34 - English composer Edward Elgar writes The Enigma Variations.
1899/--/-- 34 - Journalist and future statesman Winston Churchill escapes from Boer captivity.
1899/--/-- 34 - Sigmund Freud "Interpretation of Dreams"
1899/--/-- 34 - The British under Robert Baden-Powell are besieged by the Boers at Mafeking.
1899/--/-- 34 - The South African War begins between the Boers (Afrikaners) and the British.
1899/--/-- 34 - U.S. Secretary of State John M. Hay advocates an Open Door Policy for China.
1900/--/-- 35 - American novelist Theodore Dreiser publishes his first novel Sister Carrie.
1900/--/-- 35 - An international force lifts the Boxer siege of Peking.
1900/--/-- 35 - British politician Keir Hardie helps to found the Labour party.
1900/--/-- 35 - Chinese nationalists besiege foreigners in Peking during the Boxer Uprising.
1900/--/-- 35 - Dutch physiologist Willem Einthoven invents the electrocardiograph.
1900/--/-- 35 - Hawaii is made a U.S. Territory; Sanford Dole serves as the first governor.
1900/--/-- 35 - Hector Guimard uses Art Nouveau designs for the entrances to the Paris Metro.
1900/--/-- 35 - Humbert I is assassinated; he is succeeded by Victor Emanuel III as king of Italy.
1900/--/-- 35 - Italian author Gabriele D'Annunzio publishes The Flame of Life.
1900/--/-- 35 - James J. Jeffries beats Jim Corbett to retain the heavyweight boxing title.
1900/--/-- 35 - Max Planck formulates the quantum theory in physics.
1900/--/-- 35 - Psychoanalyst Sigmund Freud publishes The Interpretation of Dreams.
1900/--/-- 35 - Sir Arthur Evans begins the excavation of the Minoan palace at Knossos, Crete.
1900/--/-- 35 - The Boers begin a guerrilla war against the British occupation forces.
1900/--/-- 35 - The British defeat the Boer (Afrikaner) armies in South Africa and occupy Pretoria.
1900/--/-- 35 - The U.S. wins the first Davis Cup tennis contest.
1901/--/-- 36 - A 39,000 year-old frozen mammoth is discovered in Russia.
1901/--/-- 36 - A stele bearing the Code of Hammurabi is discovered in Susa, Iran.
1901/--/-- 36 - American surgeon Walter Reed proves that yellow fever is transmitted by mosquitoes.
1901/--/-- 36 - An American League of baseball is formed in competition to the National League.
1901/--/-- 36 - Andrew Carnegie sells his company and devotes himself to philanthropy.
1901/--/-- 36 - Britain incorporates Ashanti territory into the Gold Coast (Ghana).
1901/--/-- 36 - English author Beatrix Potter publishes her children's book The Tale of Peter Rabbit.
1901/--/-- 36 - Guglielmo Marconi tests radio transmissions between England and Newfoundland.
1901/--/-- 36 - King C. Gillette founds the American Safety Razor Company.
1901/--/-- 36 - Pres. McKinley shot by anarchist
1901/--/-- 36 - President McKinley is assassinated by the anarchist Leon Czolgosz.
1901/--/-- 36 - Queen Victoria dies; she is succeeded by her son Edward VII.
1901/--/-- 36 - Russia occupies Manchuria in north-east China.
1901/--/-- 36 - Sergei Rachmaninoff writes his Second Piano Concerto.
1901/--/-- 36 - Sir Edward Elgar composes the first of his five Pomp and Circumstance Marches.
1901/--/-- 36 - Spanish painter Pablo Picasso's Blue Period begins.
1901/--/-- 36 - Temperance advocate Carry Nation uses a hatchet to attack a Kansas saloon.
1901/--/-- 36 - The Commonwealth of Australia is founded.
1901/--/-- 36 - The first U.S. national bowling tournament is held.
1901/--/-- 36 - Theodore Roosevelt (Republican) becomes president of the United States
1901/--/-- 36 - Theodore Roosevelt is inaugurated as the 26th U.S. president.
1901/--/-- 36 - Victor L. Berger and Eugene V. Debs help found the American Socialist party.
1901/01/02 36 - Edward VII succeeds as King of Great Britain and Ireland.
1902/--/-- 37 - American artist Robert Henri paints the New York street scene West 57th Street.
1902/--/-- 37 - Conan Doyle writes the Sherlock Holmes adventure The Hound of the Baskervilles.
1902/--/-- 37 - English author Joseph Conrad publishes Heart of Darkness.
1902/--/-- 37 - French filmmaker Georges Melies produces A Trip to the Moon.
1902/--/-- 37 - Italian opera singer Enrico Caruso makes his first phonographic recording.
1902/--/-- 37 - Maksim Gorky's The Lower Depths is produced at the Moscow Art Theater.
1902/--/-- 37 - Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. is appointed to the U.S. Supreme Court.
1902/--/-- 37 - Roosevelt begins conservation of forests
1902/--/-- 37 - The Photo-Secession group is founded in New York by photographer Alfred Stieglitz.
1902/--/-- 37 - The Treaty of Vereeniging ends the South African War.
1902/08/-- 37 - Edward VII crowned King of Great Britain and Ireland and Emperor of India at Wes
1903/--/-- 38 - Alexander, King of Serbia, is assassinated; he is succeeded by Peter I.
1903/--/-- 38 - American author Jack London publishes The Call of the Wild.
1903/--/-- 38 - American novelist Henry James publishes The Ambassadors.
1903/--/-- 38 - Bernard Shaw's play Man and Superman is produced in London.
1903/--/-- 38 - Colonel Francis Younghusband leads a British military expedition into Tibet.
1903/--/-- 38 - Edwin S. Porter directs the pioneering Western film The Great Train Robbery.
1903/--/-- 38 - Emmeline Pankhurst founds the Women's Social and Political Union in Britain.
1903/--/-- 38 - Marie and Pierre Curie win the Nobel Prize for Physics for their work on radioactivity.
1903/--/-- 38 - Orville Wright makes the first successful flight in a self-propelled airplane.
1903/--/-- 38 - Panama declares its independence from Columbia; the U.S. recognizes the new republic.
1903/--/-- 38 - The Rolls-Royce automobile company is founded in Britain.
1903/--/-- 38 - The U.S. acquires perpetual control over the Panama Canal Zone.
1903/--/-- 38 - The first World Series baseball game is played.
1903/--/-- 38 - Vladimir Ilich Lenin organizes the Bolshevik revolutionary group.
1903/--/-- 38 - Wright Bros. first airplane
1903/10/-- 38 - World Series NL PITTSBURGH (3) AL BOSTON (5)
1904/--/-- 39 - Italian composer Giacomo Puccini's opera Madame Butterfly is produced.
1904/--/-- 39 - Ivan Pavlov, discoverer of the conditioned reflex, is awarded the Nobel Prize.
1904/--/-- 39 - James Barrie's play Peter Pan is produced in London.
1904/--/-- 39 - Max Weber publishes The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism.
1904/--/-- 39 - Roosevelt asserts U.S. right to intervene in Latin America
1904/--/-- 39 - Russia and Japan at war
1904/--/-- 39 - Russian author Anton Chekhov's play The Cherry Orchard is produced.
1904/--/-- 39 - Territorial disputes in Manchuria begin the Russo-Japanese War.
1904/--/-- 39 - The Abbey Theatre is founded in Dublin.
1904/--/-- 39 - The New York City subway is opened.
1904/02/12 39 *** Byers, Mary N. (McGuffey) [Daughter] - Born to Byers, James T. and Ballenger, Armilda J. (Byers)
1905/--/-- 40 - A general strike and revolution begin in Russia; Nicholas II grants a constitution.
1905/--/-- 40 - Albert Einstein proposes Special Theory of Relativity
1905/--/-- 40 - Ambrose Fleming invents the thermionic valve, used to improve radio reception.
1905/--/-- 40 - American humorist and actor Will Rogers makes his New York City debut.
1905/--/-- 40 - American labor leader Eugene V. Debs founds the Industrial Workers of the World.
1905/--/-- 40 - Chinese revolutionary Sun Yat-sen founds the T'ung-meng hui (Alliance Society).
1905/--/-- 40 - Ernst Ludwig Kirchner organizes the expressionist painters group Die Brucke.
1905/--/-- 40 - French territorial ambitions spark the first Moroccan crisis.
1905/--/-- 40 - German physicist Albert Einstein proposes his Special Theory of Relativity.
1905/--/-- 40 - German poet Rainer Maria Rilke publishes The Book of Hours.
1905/--/-- 40 - Henri Matisse and Andre Derain form the Fauves (Wild Beasts) art movement.
1905/--/-- 40 - Psychologist Alfred Binet develops intelligence tests for school children.
1905/--/-- 40 - Roosevelt begins his second term as U.S. president; Fairbanks becomes vice-president.
1905/--/-- 40 - The Cullinan diamond is found in South Africa; it weighs 3,106 carats.
1905/--/-- 40 - The Russian fleet is destroyed by the Japanese at the Battle of Tsushima.
1905/--/-- 40 - The Sinn Fein Irish nationalist movement is founded by Arthur Griffith.
1905/--/-- 40 - The union of Norway and Sweden is dissolved; Haakon VII is elected king of Norway.
1905/--/-- 40 - W.E.B. Du Bois forms the Niagara Movement to demand full civil rights for black Americans.
1905/--/-- 40 - mini-revolution in Russia
1905/10/-- 40 - World Series NL NEW YORK (4) AL PHILADELPHIA (1)
1906/--/-- 41 - British author John Galsworthy publishes the first novel of The Forsythe Saga.
1906/--/-- 41 - H.M.S. Dreadnought, the first modern battleship, is launched.
1906/--/-- 41 - Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen traverses the Northwest Passage.
1906/--/-- 41 - The Aga Khan III forms the All-India Moslim League.
1906/--/-- 41 - The Dreyfus affair ends with the pardoning of French army officer Alfred Dreyfus.
1906/--/-- 41 - The San Francisco earthquake kills 700.
1906/--/-- 41 - Under the Platt Amendment U.S. troops return to Cuba to quell rebellion and restore order.
1906/--/-- 41 - Upton Sinclair's novel The Jungle leads to the U.S. Pure Foods and Drugs Act.
1906/10/-- 41 - World Series NL CHICAGO (2) AL CHICAGO (4)
1907/--/-- 42 - A Triple Entente is formed between Britain, France and Russia.
1907/--/-- 42 - Anna Pavlova dances The Dying Swan, choreographed by Mikhail Fokine.
1907/--/-- 42 - Irish playwright J.M. Synge writes The Playboy of the Western World.
1907/--/-- 42 - Lee De Forest invents the triode, a key component for amplifying radio signals.
1907/--/-- 42 - Oklahoma is inaugurated as the 46th state of the Union.
1907/--/-- 42 - Rasputin gains influence at the court of Russian emperor Nicholas II.
1907/--/-- 42 - The Panic of 1907 begins with the collapse of the U.S. stock market.
1907/--/-- 42 - The first Ziegfeld Follies are staged in New York City.
1907/10/-- 42 - World Series NL CHICAGO (4) AL DETROIT (0)
1908/--/-- 43 *** Byers, James T. - Died Oak Grove Cem. Clinton County Kentucky
1908/--/-- 43 - An earthquake at Messina in Italy kills 80,000.
1908/--/-- 43 - Austria-Hungary annexes Bosnia and Hercegovina.
1908/--/-- 43 - Austrian artist Gustav Klimt paints The Kiss.
1908/--/-- 43 - Automaker William Durant founds the General Motors Company.
1908/--/-- 43 - British soldier Robert Baden-Powell founds the Boy Scout movement.
1908/--/-- 43 - Filmmakers Charles Pathe and Leon Gaumont produce the first newsreel.
1908/--/-- 43 - GE patents electric toaster
1908/--/-- 43 - Jack Johnson becomes the first black heavyweight boxing champion.
1908/--/-- 43 - Kenneth Grahame publishes his children's story The Wind in the Willows.
1908/--/-- 43 - King Leopold II of the Belgians establishes the Independent State of Congo in Africa.
1908/--/-- 43 - Liberal leader Herbert Asquith becomes prime minister of Britain.
1908/--/-- 43 - Mary Baker Eddy establishes the Christian Science Monitor.
1908/--/-- 43 - Pablo Picasso and Georges Braque cofound the cubism art movement.
1908/--/-- 43 - The Ashcan school of painters exhibit in New York City.
1908/--/-- 43 - The Ford Motor Company produces the first Model T automobile.
1908/--/-- 43 - The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) is founded.
1908/--/-- 43 - The Tunguska fireball explodes in Siberia with the force of a modern H-bomb.
1908/--/-- 43 - The Young Turk Revolution in Turkey leads to political reform.
1908/10/-- 43 - World Series NL CHICAGO (4) AL DETROIT (1)

In 1865 Transportation was by:
          Foot
          Horse
          Bicycle
          Train
          Steamboat
By 1908 Transportation was by:
          Balloon
in addition.

In 1865 Communications was by:
          Word of Mouth
          Post Office
          Telegraph
By 1908 Communications was by:
          Telephone
in addition.

In 1865 Food Preparation was by:
          Wood

In 1865 Entertainment was by:
          Social Intercourse
          Organized Sports
          Travel
          Professional Sports
          Movies
          Radio
          Television
          Theme parks
          Computer

In 1865 Health Care was by:
          Operations
          Anesthetic
          X-Rays
          MRI

In 1865 War Making was by:
          Calvary
          gun
          Artillery
          Machine guns
          Submarine
          Iron Clad ships
          Mines
By 1908 War Making was by:
          TNT
in addition.

In 1865 Navigation was by:
          Stars & Maps
          Compass

from the SFHR database of Duane Bristow 10-13-2019 12:22:50


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