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                     The Life of Armstrong, Susan Bell (Phillips)
1858/--/-- to 1942/03/02 female 9 Children
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1858/--/-- 0 *** Armstrong, Susan Bell (Phillips) - Born
1858/--/-- 0 - Benito Juarez becomes the first Mexican president of Indian descent.
1858/--/-- 0 - Bernadette Soubirous sees visions of the Vigin Mary in a grotto near Lourdes, France.
1858/--/-- 0 - Britain and France impose the Tientsin Treaty on China.
1858/--/-- 0 - British explorer John Hanning Speke discovers Lake Victoria in Africa.
1858/--/-- 0 - British naturalist Alfred Russel Wallace outlines his theories of evolution.
1858/--/-- 0 - Charles Frederick Worth establishes his Paris fashion house.
1858/--/-- 0 - Cyrus W. Field lays the first transatlantic telegraph cable.
1858/--/-- 0 - Federal forces end the Utah War; Brigham Young is replaced as governor of Utah Territory.
1858/--/-- 0 - French photographer Nadar takes the first aerial photograph from a balloon.
1858/--/-- 0 - German-American artist Albert Bierstadt begins his landscapes of the American west.
1858/--/-- 0 - Jacques Offenbach's operetta Orpheus in the Underworld premiers in Paris.
1858/--/-- 0 - James Renwick begins the design of Saint Patrick's Cathedral in New York City.
1858/--/-- 0 - Minnesota is inaugurated as the 32nd state of the Union.
1858/--/-- 0 - The Fenians (Irish Republican Brotherhood) are founded to overthrow British rule.
1858/--/-- 0 - The Indian Mutiny is suppressed by the British Army and loyal Indian troops.
1858/--/-- 0 - The government of India is transferred from the East India Company to the British crown.
1859/--/-- 1 - Abolitionist John Brown leads an attack on Harpers Ferry; he is captured and executed.
1859/--/-- 1 - Charles Darwin "Origin of Species"
1859/--/-- 1 - Charles Darwin publishes On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection.
1859/--/-- 1 - Ferdinand de Lesseps begins building the Suez Canal in Egypt.
1859/--/-- 1 - French inventor Ferdinand Carre develops a refrigeration system.
1859/--/-- 1 - Napoleon III assists the Italian statesman Cavour in a war against Austria.
1859/--/-- 1 - Oregon is inaugurated as the 33rd state of the Union.
1859/--/-- 1 - Queensland becomes a separate colony of Australia.
1860/--/-- 2 - Abraham Lincoln is elected as the first Republican president of the United States.
1860/--/-- 2 - China resists the Tientsin Treaty; Anglo-French forces occupy Peking.
1860/--/-- 2 - English novelist Wilkie Collins writes The Woman in White.
1860/--/-- 2 - Florence Nightingale establishes a school for training nurses.
1860/--/-- 2 - George Eliot (Mary Anne Evans) publishes The Mill on the Floss.
1860/--/-- 2 - Italian patriot Garibaldi invades Sicily and Naples with his 1,000 Redshirts.
1860/--/-- 2 - Jean Joseph Etienne Lenoir patents the first internal-combustion engine.
1860/--/-- 2 - Sardinia-Piedmont seizes the Papal States in Italy.
1860/--/-- 2 - South Carolina becomes the first Southern state to secede from the Union.
1860/--/-- 2 - The Crittenden Compromise tries to prevent a split between slave and free states.
1860/--/-- 2 - The Maori Wars begin against the British in New Zealand.
1860/--/-- 2 - The pony express is inaugurated to deliver mail from Missouri to California.
1861/--/-- 3 - Abraham Lincoln (Republican) becomes president of the United States
1861/--/-- 3 - American locksmith Linus Yale Jr. patents the cylinder lock.
1861/--/-- 3 - CONFEDERACY
1861/--/-- 3 - Civil War Begins
1861/--/-- 3 - English designer William Morris starts the Arts and Crafts Movement.
1861/--/-- 3 - Explorers Burke and Wills die during their north-south crossing of Australia.
1861/--/-- 3 - French artist Eugene Delacroix paints the Lion Hunt.
1861/--/-- 3 - General George B. McClellan is made commander of the Union forces.
1861/--/-- 3 - Italy is unified under Victor Emmanuel II.
1861/--/-- 3 - John Ericsson designs the Monitor, the first ship with a revolving gun-turret.
1861/--/-- 3 - Kansas is inaugurated as the 34th state of the Union.
1861/--/-- 3 - Lincoln is inaugurated as the 16th U.S. president; Hamlin becomes vice-president.
1861/--/-- 3 - Nicholas II abolishes serfdom in Russia.
1861/--/-- 3 - The Confederate States of America declare their independence from the U.S.
1861/--/-- 3 - The Confederates defeat the Union army in the First Battle of Bull Run.
1861/--/-- 3 - The Southern states meet to draft a constitution; Davis is selected as president.
1861/--/-- 3 - The Trent Affair begins when a Union ship intercepts a British steamer.
1861/--/-- 3 - The United States introduce the first national income tax.
1861/--/-- 3 - The bombardment of Fort Sumter in Charleston Harbor begins the U.S. Civil War.
1861/--/-- 3 - Unification of Italy
1861/--/-- 3 - Western territories reorganized by Republican Congresses
1862/--/-- 4 - A Union fleet under David G. Farragut captures New Orleans.
1862/--/-- 4 - Bartolome Mitre unites Argentina and is elected president.
1862/--/-- 4 - Brady, O'Sullivan and Gardner document the Civil War in photographs.
1862/--/-- 4 - Explorer John McDouall Stuart makes the first south to north crossing of Australia.
1862/--/-- 4 - Foucault measures speed of light
1862/--/-- 4 - French actress Sarah Bernhardt makes her debut at the Comedie Francaise.
1862/--/-- 4 - French impressionist artist Edouard Manet paints Le Dejeuner sur l'Herbe.
1862/--/-- 4 - French physicist Jean Foucault successfully measures the speed of light.
1862/--/-- 4 - French writer Victor Hugo completes his social novel Les Miserables.
1862/--/-- 4 - Lee defeats the Union army in the Second Battle of Bull Run.
1862/--/-- 4 - Lee's Confederate invasion of Maryland is halted at the Battle of Antietam.
1862/--/-- 4 - McClellan is defeated in the Seven Days Battle and retreats from the peninsular.
1862/--/-- 4 - Napoleon III imposes the Austrian prince Maximilian as emperor of Mexico.
1862/--/-- 4 - Richard J. Gatling invents the first practical machine gun.
1862/--/-- 4 - Russian novelist Ivan Turgenev publishes Fathers and Sons.
1862/--/-- 4 - The first recorded ski competition is held near Oslo in Norway.
1862/--/-- 4 - The ironclad warships Monitor and Merrimack clash at Hampton Roads, Va.
1862/--/-- 4 - Union forces under Burnside are defeated at the Battle of Fredricksburg.
1862/--/-- 4 - Union forces under Grant defeat the Confederates at the Battle of Shiloh.
1862/--/-- 4 - Union forces under McClellan begin the Peninsular Campaign to capture Richmond.
1862/--/-- 4 - William I appoints Otto von Bismarck as minister president of Prussia.
1863/--/-- 5 - Cambodia (Kampuchea) becomes a French protectorate.
1863/--/-- 5 - English philosopher John Stuart Mill publishes Utilitarianism.
1863/--/-- 5 - French impressionist artist Camille Pissarro exhibits at the Salon des Refuses.
1863/--/-- 5 - George I succeeds Otto as king of Greece.
1863/--/-- 5 - Grant defeats the Confederates in the Vicksburg Campaign.
1863/--/-- 5 - Ismail Pasha rules Egypt under the suzerainty of the Ottoman Empire.
1863/--/-- 5 - Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation abolishes slavery in the Confederate states.
1863/--/-- 5 - London's Metropolitan Railway becomes the first underground subway.
1863/--/-- 5 - The Confederate guerrilla band Quantrill's Raiders pillage Lawrence, Kansas.
1863/--/-- 5 - The Confederates defeat the Union army at Chancellorsville; Jackson is killed.
1863/--/-- 5 - The Confederates under Lee are defeated at the Battle of Gettysburg.
1863/--/-- 5 - The French occupy Mexico City in support of Maximilian, Emperor of Mexico.
1863/--/-- 5 - The London Football Association issues the first soccer rules.
1863/--/-- 5 - West Virginia is inaugurated as the 35th state of the Union.
1864/--/-- 6 - A Chinese army under Gordon recaptures Nanking and ends the Taiping Rebellion.
1864/--/-- 6 - A Union army under Sherman invades Georgia, begining the Atlanta campaign.
1864/--/-- 6 - Cheyenne and Arapaho families massacred at Sand Creek, Colorado
1864/--/-- 6 - Denmark is defeated by Prussia; Schleswig-Holstein is ceded to Germany.
1864/--/-- 6 - Nevada is inaugurated as the 36th state of the Union.
1864/--/-- 6 - Paraguayan dictator Francisco Solano Lopez begins the War of the Triple Alliance.
1864/--/-- 6 - Sherman defeats the Confederates at Atlanta and begins his march to the sea.
1864/--/-- 6 - The Colorado militia massacre Cheyenne Indians at Sand Creek.
1864/--/-- 6 - The Confederate submarine Hunley sinks a Federal ship but is sunk in the process.
1864/--/-- 6 - The Geneva Convention sets standards of humane treatment in time of war.
1864/--/-- 6 - The Ionian Islands are ceded to Greece by Britain.
1864/--/-- 6 - The Union launches a drive on Richmond but falters in the Wilderness Campaign.
1864/--/-- 6 - Ulysses S. Grant is made general in chief of all the Union armies.
1865/--/-- 7 - Andrew Johnson (Republican) becomes president of the United States
1865/--/-- 7 - Andrew Johnson becomes the 17th President of the U.S.
1865/--/-- 7 - Civil War Ends
1865/--/-- 7 - Confederate forces under Lee surrender to Grant at Appomattox Court House.
1865/--/-- 7 - Count Leo Tolstoi begins his monumental Russian novel War and Peace.
1865/--/-- 7 - English author Lewis Carroll writes Alice's Adventures in Wonderland.
1865/--/-- 7 - Johnston surrenders the last Confederate army to Sherman, ending the U.S. Civil War.
1865/--/-- 7 - Leo Tolstoy "War and Peace"
1865/--/-- 7 - Lincoln assassinated
1865/--/-- 7 - Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth at Ford's Theatre in Washington D.C.
1865/--/-- 7 - Russian author Fyodor Dostoevsky publishes Crime and Punishment.
1865/--/-- 7 - The 13th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution abolishes slavery.
1865/--/-- 7 - The Petersburg Campaign is won by Union forces; Lee evacuates Richmond.
1866/--/-- 8 - British engineer Robert Whitehead invents the first self-propelled torpedo.
1866/--/-- 8 - Congress authorize (but do not mandate) the use of the metric system in the U.S.
1866/--/-- 8 - Mendel publishes his genetic research in Experiments With Plant Hybrids.
1866/--/-- 8 - Prussia and Italy defeat Austria in the Seven Weeks' War.
1866/--/-- 8 - The Ku Klux Klan is founded in the southern United States.
1867/--/-- 9 - Alfred Nobel patents dynamite
1867/--/-- 9 - Bismark forms the North German Confederation under Prussian leadership.
1867/--/-- 9 - Diamond fields are discovered in South Africa.
1867/--/-- 9 - English photographer Julia Margaret Cameron takes Sir John Herschel's portrait.
1867/--/-- 9 - French troops withdraw from Mexico; Emperor Maximilian is executed by Juarez.
1867/--/-- 9 - Karl Marx publishes the first volume of Das Kapital.
1867/--/-- 9 - Nebraska is inaugurated as the 37th state of the Union.
1867/--/-- 9 - Sir John A. Macdonald becomes Canada's first prime minister.
1867/--/-- 9 - The Compromise (Ausgleich) of 1867 creates the Dual Monarchy of Austria-Hungary.
1867/--/-- 9 - The Dominion of Canada is established by the British North America Act.
1868/--/-- 10 - A military coup led by General Juan Prim deposes Queen Isabella II of Spain.
1868/--/-- 10 - A skeleton of Cro-Magnon man is discovered in southern France.
1868/--/-- 10 - British labor unions form the Trades Union Congress.
1868/--/-- 10 - Christopher Sholes patents the first practical typewriter.
1868/--/-- 10 - Chulalongkorn succeeds his father Mongkut as the king of Siam (Thailand).
1868/--/-- 10 - Feminists Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton publish Revolution.
1868/--/-- 10 - Johannes Brahms' A German Requiem is performed for the first time.
1868/--/-- 10 - Ndebele king Mzilikazi dies in Africa; he is succeeded (1870) by his son Lobengula.
1868/--/-- 10 - The Meiji dynasty is restored in Japan; the Tokugawa shogunate is abolished.
1868/--/-- 10 - The Ten Years' War begins in Cuba against Spanish rule.
1868/--/-- 10 - U.S. President Andrew Johnson is impeached by Congress but acquitted by the Senate.
1868/--/-- 10 - William Gladstone becomes Liberal prime minister of Britain for the first time.
1869/--/-- 11 - 200 pitched battles between Indians and U.S. Calvary
1869/--/-- 11 - English author Matthew Arnold publishes Culture and Anarchy.
1869/--/-- 11 - French artist Eugene Louis Boudin paints On the Beach at Deauville.
1869/--/-- 11 - Grant is inaugurated as the 18th U.S. president; Colfax becomes vice-president.
1869/--/-- 11 - James Gordon Bennett Jr. commissions Stanley to search for Livingston in Africa.
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