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                         The Life of Bristow, Tabitha (Slapp)
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1822/--/-- 0 *** Bristow, James [Uncle] - Died
1822/--/-- 0 *** Bristow, Peyton [1st cousin] - Moved to the White River in Indiana, married Annie Owens, had 2 sons and 3 daughters
1822/--/-- 0 *** Bristow, Tabitha (Slapp) - Born to Bristow, Leven
1822/--/-- 0 *** Owens, Annie (Bristow) & Bristow, Peyton [1st cousin] - Married
1822/--/-- 0 - American surgeon William Beaumont begins his study of the gastric process.
1822/--/-- 0 - Antonio Jose de Sucre defeats the Spanish in Ecuador at the Battle of Pichincha.
1822/--/-- 0 - British statesman Lord Castlereagh commits suicide.
1822/--/-- 0 - Denmark Vesey leads a slave revolt in Charleston; 35 blacks are executed.
1822/--/-- 0 - Dom Pedro, son of Portuguese King John VI, declares Brazil independent.
1822/--/-- 0 - Egyptian leader Muhammad Ali completes the conquest of northern Sudan.
1822/--/-- 0 - French scholar Jean Francois Champollion deciphers the Rosetta Stone hieroglyphics.
1823/--/-- 1 *** Bristow, Martha Patsey (Burchett) [1st cousin once removed] - Born to Bristow, Peyton and Owens, Annie (Bristow) Bedford, Lawrence County, Indiana
1823/--/-- 1 - Charles Babbage begins work on his difference engine, a precursor of the computer.
1823/--/-- 1 - Charles Lamb publishes his Essays of Elia in The London Magazine.
1823/--/-- 1 - Charles Macintosh patents the waterproof fabric used in mackintosh raincoats.
1823/--/-- 1 - General Santa Anna leads a coup against Mexican Emperor Agustin I (Iturbide).
1823/--/-- 1 - James Fenimore Cooper publishes the first volume of The Leatherstocking Tales.
1823/--/-- 1 - Japanese artist Hokusai begins a series of Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji.
1823/--/-- 1 - Ludwig van Beethoven completes his 9th Symphony.
1823/--/-- 1 - Monroe Doctrine
1823/--/-- 1 - Rugby football originates at Rugby School in England.
1823/--/-- 1 - The Monroe Doctrine warns Europe not to interfere in the Americas.
1823/03/13 1 *** Owens, Sally (Bristow) & Bristow, William [1st cousin] - Married Wayne County, KY
1823/12/22 1 *** Lawe, Lydia (Bristow) & Bristow, William N. P. [1st cousin] - Married Marion County, Indiana
1824/--/-- 2 - De Sucre defeats the Spanish at the Battle of Ayacucho, liberating Peru.
1824/--/-- 2 - Disputes over the border of India lead to war between Britain and Burma.
1824/--/-- 2 - English poet Lord Byron travels to Greece to aid the patriots but dies of a fever.
1824/--/-- 2 - Jons Jakob Berzelius discovers the element silicon about this time.
1824/--/-- 2 - Sadi Carnot lays the foundations for the second law of thermodynamics.
1824/--/-- 2 - The Ashanti begin a war of resistance against Britain in the Gold Coast (Ghana).
1824/--/-- 2 - The Ashanti begin a war of resistance against Britain in the Gold Coast (Ghana).
1824/--/-- 2 - The National Gallery is founded in London.
1824/09/30 2 *** Prothero, Thomas & Bristow, Elizabeth (Prothero) [1st cousin] - Married Floyd County, Indiana
1825/--/-- 3 - Adams is inaugurated as the 6th U.S. president; Calhoun becomes vice-president.
1825/--/-- 3 - American painter Thomas Cole founds the Hudson River School about this time.
1825/--/-- 3 - English literary critic William Hazlitt publishes The Spirit of the Age.
1825/--/-- 3 - John Quincy Adams (Democratic Republican) becomes president of the United States
1825/--/-- 3 - Kappa Alpha, the first social fraternity, is formed at Union College, New York.
1825/--/-- 3 - Mountain man James Bridger discovers the Great Salt Lake.
1825/--/-- 3 - Nicholas I is made emperor of Russia; the Decembrists revolt breaks out.
1825/--/-- 3 - The Central American Federation declares its independence from Mexico.
1825/--/-- 3 - Thomas Cole establishes Hudson River school of landscape painting
1825/--/-- 3 - Uruguayan leader Lavalleja precipitates a war between Brazil and Argentina.
1825/--/-- 3 - Welsh reformer Robert Owen founds a community at New Harmony, Indiana.
1826/--/-- 4 - American engineer John Stevens builds the first U.S. steam locomotive.
1826/--/-- 4 - Andre Ampere publishes his Theory of Electrodynamic Phenomenon.
1826/--/-- 4 - British engineer Thomas Telford builds the Menai suspension bridge in Wales.
1826/--/-- 4 - Felix Mendelssohn composes his overture to A Midsummer Night's Dream at age 17.
1826/--/-- 4 - German poet Heine begins the publication of Reisebilder (Travel Pictures).
1826/--/-- 4 - Ohm's law establishes the relationship of electrical voltage, current and resistance.
1826/--/-- 4 - Revolutionary leader Antonio Jose de Sucre is elected first president of Bolivia.
1826/12/02 4 *** Bristow, Juliana (Hammose) [Sister] - Born to Bristow, Leven
1827/--/-- 5 *** Bristow, Engelina (Bristow) [1st cousin once removed] - Born to Bristow, Peyton and Owens, Annie (Bristow)
1827/--/-- 5 - American frontiersman Davy Crockett is elected to Congress.
1827/--/-- 5 - Audubon publishes " Birds of America"
1827/--/-- 5 - Britain, France and Russia demand that Turkey ends the war with Greece.
1827/--/-- 5 - English inventor John Walker introduces the first friction matches.
1827/--/-- 5 - French landscape artist Camille Corot paints the Bridge at Narni.
1827/--/-- 5 - Mountain man Jedediah Smith pioneers an overland route to California.
1827/--/-- 5 - Ornithologist John James Audubon begins the publication of his Birds of America.
1827/--/-- 5 - The Allied navies destroy the Turkish and Egyptian fleet at Navarino in Greece.
1827/07/11 5 *** Smith, William & Bristow, Martha [1st cousin] - Married Shelby County, Kentucky
1828/--/-- 6 - Composer Frederic Chopin begins concert tours at age 18.
1828/--/-- 6 - Greeks win War of Independence from Ottoman Empire
1828/--/-- 6 - Lavalleja's Thirty-three Immortals achieve Uruguayan independence from Brazil.
1828/--/-- 6 - Noah Webster publishes his American Dictionary of the English Language.
1828/--/-- 6 - Rammohun Roy founds the Brahmo Samaj religious society in India.
1828/--/-- 6 - The Duke of Wellington becomes prime minister of Britain.
1828/--/-- 6 - Virtuoso violin player Niccolo Paganini performs in Vienna.
1829/--/-- 7 *** Bristow, William [1st cousin] - Died
1829/--/-- 7 - Andrew Jackson (Democrat) becomes president of the United States
1829/--/-- 7 - Delacroix paints "Death of Sardanapalus"
1829/--/-- 7 - Explorer Charles Sturt charts the Murray River in Australia.
1829/--/-- 7 - Jackson introduces spoils system
1829/--/-- 7 - Jackson is inaugurated as the 7th U.S. president; Calhoun continues as vice-president.
1829/--/-- 7 - Lord Bentinck bans the Indian custom of suttee (the burning of widows).
1829/--/-- 7 - Louis Braille publishes his braille system of writing for the blind.
1829/--/-- 7 - Serbia becomes an autonomous principality under Prince Milos.
1829/--/-- 7 - Sir Robert Peel reorganizes the London police; his policemen are nicknamed Bobbies.
1829/--/-- 7 - Sir Robert Peel sponsers the Catholic Emancipation Act in Britain.
1829/--/-- 7 - The convict-free British colony of Western Australia is founded.
1829/--/-- 7 - The first U.S. encyclopedia, the Encyclopedia Americana, is begun.
1829/01/22 7 *** Dunn, Martha (Bristow) & Bristow, James [1st cousin] - Married Marion County, Indiana
1829/02/08 7 *** Davis, Martha (Bristow) & Bristow, Thomas B. [1st cousin] - Married
1829/03/29 7 *** Holsapple, William M. & Bristow, Nancy (Holsapple) [1st cousin] - Married Cumberland (now Clinton) county, KY
1830/--/-- 8 *** Bristow, John Owens [1st cousin once removed] - Born to Bristow, Peyton and Owens, Annie (Bristow) Bedford, Lawrence County, Indiana
1830/--/-- 8 *** Bristow, Sarah (Acree) [1st cousin] - Died
1830/--/-- 8 - Belgium asserts its independence from the Netherlands.
1830/--/-- 8 - British geologist Charles Lyell begins publishing his Principles of Geology.
1830/--/-- 8 - Fructuoso Rivera is elected as first president of Uruguay.
1830/--/-- 8 - George Catlin begins his paintings of North American Indians about this time.
1830/--/-- 8 - Greece becomes independent from Turkey.
1830/--/-- 8 - Hector Berlioz composes his first major work the Symphonie Fantastique.
1830/--/-- 8 - Indian Removal Act moves eastern Indians west of Mississippi
1830/--/-- 8 - Joseph Smith founds the Mormon church at Fayette, New York.
1830/--/-- 8 - Louis Philippe is chosen as the citizen king of France.
1830/--/-- 8 - Philipon publishes the satirical weekly La Caricature, with contributions by Daumier.
1830/--/-- 8 - Polish rebellions are suppressed by Russia.
1830/--/-- 8 - Simon Bolivar resigns as dictator of Gran Colombia, he dies later in the year.
1830/--/-- 8 - The Indian Removal Act is passed to move the southeastern tribes to Indian Territory.
1830/--/-- 8 - The July Revolution in France forces the abdication of Charles X.
1830/--/-- 8 - The Women's magazine Godey's Lady's Book is published in the U.S.
1830/--/-- 8 - The locomotive Best Friend of Charleston is in use on the first U.S. railroad.
1830/--/-- 8 - William IV succeeds George IV as king of England, Scotland, and Ireland.
1830/03/22 8 *** Bristow, Vespasian T. [1st cousin once removed] - Born to Bristow, Thomas B. and Davis, Martha (Bristow)
1830/09/-- 8 *** Bristow, Richard Perry [Brother] - Born to Bristow, Leven
1831/--/-- 9 - British naturalist Charles Darwin sails to South America aboard H.M.S. Beagle.
1831/--/-- 9 - Cyrus McCormick invents a mechanical reaper.
1831/--/-- 9 - Explorer James Clark Ross determines the position of the north magnetic pole.
1831/--/-- 9 - Italian revolutionary Giuseppe Mazzini founds the Young Italy movement.
1831/--/-- 9 - Jose Antonio Paez becomes the first president of Venezuela.
1831/--/-- 9 - King Louis Philippe founds the French foreign legion.
1831/--/-- 9 - Leopold I is selected as the first king of Belgium.
1831/--/-- 9 - Michael Faraday demonstrates his theory of electromagnetic induction.
1831/--/-- 9 - Nat Turner leads a black slave revolt in Virginia; he is captured and hanged.
1831/--/-- 9 - Russian poet Aleksandr Pushkin completes his masterpiece Eugene Onegin.
1831/--/-- 9 - The crown colony of British Guiana (Guyana) is formed.
1831/--/-- 9 - Victor Hugo "Hunchback of Notre Dame"
1831/--/-- 9 - William Lloyd Garrison publishes the abolitionist newspaper the Liberator.
1831/10/31 9 *** Bristow, Felicia Ann (Hurt) [1st cousin once removed] - Born to Bristow, Thomas B. and Davis, Martha (Bristow)
1831/11/17 9 *** Butler, K. & Bristow, Sarah (Butler) [1st cousin] - Married Marion County, Indiana
1832/--/-- 10 *** Bristow, James [1st cousin] - Died
1832/--/-- 10 - George Sand (Aurore Dudevant) publishes her first novel Indiana.
1832/--/-- 10 - Japanese artist Hiroshige begins work on Fifty-three Stages of the Tokaido.
1832/--/-- 10 - Samuel F.B. Morse designs improved electromagnetic telegraph
1832/--/-- 10 - The Black Hawk War is the last major Indian conflict east of the Mississippi River.
1832/--/-- 10 - The Democratic party is formally established as a national organization.
1832/09/05 10 *** Smith, Joseph & Bristow, Margaret (Smith) [1st cousin] - Married Marion County, Indiana
1832/09/30 10 *** Bristow, Leven [Father] - was living in Adair county KY.
1833/--/-- 11 *** Bristow, Susannah (Witt) [1st cousin once removed] - Born to Bristow, Peyton and Owens, Annie (Bristow)
1833/--/-- 11 - A Bavarian prince becomes King Otto of Greece.
1833/--/-- 11 - Britain occupies the Falkland Islands.
1833/--/-- 11 - Carl von Clausewitz's classic study of warfare On War is published.
1833/--/-- 11 - General Santa Anna becomes president of Mexico.
1833/--/-- 11 - Isabella II succeeds Ferdinand VII, King of Spain; the Carlist Wars begin.
1833/--/-- 11 - President Jackson withdraws federal deposits from the Bank of the United States.
1833/--/-- 11 - Santa Anna elected President of Mexico
1833/--/-- 11 - The American Anti-Slavery Society is inaugurated in Philadelphia.
1833/--/-- 11 - Victor Hugo's novel The Hunchback of Notre Dame is published in English.
1833/08/27 11 *** Powell, Margaret (Bristow) [Grandmother] - Died Johnson County, Indiana Mount Pleasant Cemetery
1833/10/29 11 *** Bristow, James Monroe [1st cousin once removed] - Born to Bristow, Thomas B.
1834/--/-- 12 *** Bristow, Joseph (Jasper) [Uncle] - Died
1834/--/-- 12 - A Quadruple Alliance is formed to aid Isabella II of Spain and Maria II of Portugal.
1834/--/-- 12 - American inventor Jacob Perkins patents the first practical ice-making machine.
1834/--/-- 12 - British politician Sir Robert Peel founds the Conservative Party.
1834/--/-- 12 - Indian Territory founded
1834/--/-- 12 - Slavery abolished in British Empire
1834/--/-- 12 - The Carlist Wars resume in Spain.
1834/--/-- 12 - The Hansom cab is designed; it becomes the standard horse-drawn cab in London.
1834/--/-- 12 - The Whig party is formed to oppose Andrew Jackson and the Democratic party.
1834/12/18 12 *** Bristow, Benjamin W. [Uncle] - Died Adair County Kentucky
1834/12/18 12 *** Bristow, William [Uncle] - Died killed by a falling tree in the woods along with his brother, Ben Cartwright, Clinton County, Kentucky Bristow Cemetary, Cartwright
1835/--/-- 13 *** Bristow, James Clawson [1st cousin once removed] - Born to Bristow, Peyton and Owens, Annie (Bristow) Bedford, Lawrence County, Indiana
1835/--/-- 13 - American settlers begin the Texas Revolution against Mexican rule.
1835/--/-- 13 - Attempts to move the Seminole Indians begins the second Seminole War.
1835/--/-- 13 - Danish writer Hans Christian Andersen publishes Tales Told for Children.
1835/--/-- 13 - French politician Alexis de Tocqueville publishes Democracy in America.
1835/--/-- 13 - James Gordon Bennett founds the New York Herald newspaper.
1835/--/-- 13 - Second Seminole War in Florida
1836/--/-- 14 - American educator William Holmes McGuffey begins editing his Readers.
1836/--/-- 14 - American inventor Samuel Colt begins manufacturing the first revolver.
1836/--/-- 14 - American literary figure Ralph Waldo Emerson founds the Transcendental Club.
1836/--/-- 14 - Arkansas is inaugurated as the 25th state of the Union.
1836/--/-- 14 - Boer (Afrikaner) settlers begin the Great Trek into the South African interior.
1836/--/-- 14 - Bolivian president Santa Cruz invades Peru and forms the Peru-Bolivian Confederation.
1836/--/-- 14 - Charles Barry designs Westminster Palace in the Gothic Revival style.
1836/--/-- 14 - Charles Dickens publishes his first popular work The Pickwick Papers.
1836/--/-- 14 - John C. Calhoun supports the gag rules to prevent Congress debating slavery.
1836/--/-- 14 - Republic of Texas forms
1836/--/-- 14 - Russian author Nikolai Gogol writes his play The Inspector General.
1836/--/-- 14 - Santa Anna's army storms the Alamo in Texas, killing the defenders.
1836/--/-- 14 - Texans under Sam Houston defeat Santa Anna at the San Jacinto River.
1836/--/-- 14 - Texas Revolution
1836/--/-- 14 - The Arc de Triomphe, the world's largest triumphal arch, is completed in Paris.
1836/01/02 14 *** Bristow, Thomas P. [1st cousin once removed] - Born to Bristow, Thomas B. and Davis, Martha (Bristow)
1836/06/06 14 *** Bryant, Phebe (Bristow) & Bristow, Cornelius [1st cousin] - Married Marion County, Indiana
1836/10/13 14 *** Holsapple, Virginia "Jeannie" (Lawhorn) [1st cousin once removed] - Born to Holsapple, William M. and Bristow, Nancy (Holsapple) Forest Cottage, Clinton County Kentucky
1836/12/29 14 *** Clary, David R. & Bristow, Mary P. (Clary) [1st cousin] - Married Marion County, Indiana
1837/--/-- 15 *** Bristow, Peyton [1st cousin] - returned to Clinton County KY after the death of his wife in Indiana and his father and Uncle in Ky. Took care of his widowed mother.
1837/--/-- 15 - Britain's refusal to grant more home rule in Canada leads to the Rebellions of 1837.
1837/--/-- 15 - British scientist Charles Wheatstone designs an electric telegraph system.
1837/--/-- 15 - Charles Dickens "Oliver Twist"
1837/--/-- 15 - Louis Daguerre invents the daguerreotype method for taking permanent photographs.
1837/--/-- 15 - Martin Van Buren (Democrat) becomes president of the United States
1837/--/-- 15 - Michigan is inaugurated as the 26th state of the Union.
1837/--/-- 15 - Mikhail Lermontov writes the Death of a Poet, inspired by the death of Pushkin.
1837/--/-- 15 - Russian poet Aleksandr Pushkin is killed in a duel.
1837/--/-- 15 - Scottish historian Thomas Carlyle publishes The French Revolution.
1837/--/-- 15 - Seminole Indian leader Osceola is captured.
1837/--/-- 15 - Van Buren is inaugurated as the 8th U.S. president; Johnson becomes vice-president.
1837/--/-- 15 - William IV dies; Victoria succeeds him as Queen of England, Scotland, and Ireland.
1837/06/-- 15 - Victoria succeeds as Queen of Great Britain and Ireland.
1837/06/20 15 *** Logan, John Allen & Bristow, Rebecca M. (Logan) [1st cousin] - Married Shelby County, Kentucky
1838/--/-- 16 - Boer (Afrikaner) leader Andries Pretorius defeats the Zulus at the Battle of Blood River.
1838/--/-- 16 - British artist Joseph Mallord William Turner paints the Fighting Temeraire.
1838/--/-- 16 - Charles Wilkes heads a U.S. Navy expedition to Antarctica.
1838/--/-- 16 - Cherokee "Trail of Tears"
1838/--/-- 16 - French philosopher Auguste Comte inaugurates the science of sociology.
1838/--/-- 16 - Iowa Territory organized
1838/--/-- 16 - John Deere develops a steel-tipped plow capable of turning heavy prairie soil.
1838/--/-- 16 - Samuel F.B. Morse develops the Morse code for electric telegraph systems.
1838/--/-- 16 - Scottish blacksmith Kirkpatrick Macmillan makes the first pedal-driven bicycle.
1838/06/08 16 - Victoria crowned Queen of Great Britain and Ireland at Westminster Abbey by Will
1839/--/-- 17 *** Bristow, Martha (Vinson) [1st cousin] - Died
1839/--/-- 17 *** Logan, Richard Francis [1st cousin once removed] - Born to Logan, John Allen and Bristow, Rebecca M. (Logan)
1839/--/-- 17 - American inventor Charles Goodyear develops the vulcanization of rubber.
1839/--/-- 17 - Chile defeats Santa Cruz's Peru-Bolivian Confederation at the Battle of Yungay.
1839/--/-- 17 - Daguerre invents first form of photography
1839/--/-- 17 - French novelist Stendhal writes The Charterhouse of Parma.
1839/--/-- 17 - Hungarian composer and pianist Franz Liszt embarks on a concert tour of Europe.
1839/--/-- 17 - Jose Rafael Carrera captures Guatemala; the Central American Federation is dissolved.
1839/--/-- 17 - Stephens and Catherwood explore Maya ruins in the Yucatan.
1839/--/-- 17 - The Anglo-Afghan Wars begin in Afghanistan.
1839/--/-- 17 - The Opium Wars begin between Britain and China.
1839/--/-- 17 - Theodor Schwann and Matthias Jakob Schleiden formulate the cell theory.
1840/--/-- 18 *** Burchett, Joseph & Bristow, Martha Patsey (Burchett) [1st cousin once removed] - Married Clinton County, KY
1840/--/-- 18 - Civil War breaks out in Uruguay between the Colorados (reds) and Blancos (whites).
1840/--/-- 18 - Edgar Allen Poe: "Tales of the Grotesque and Arabesque"
1840/--/-- 18 - French philosopher and anarchist Pierre Joseph Proudhon writes What is Property.
1840/--/-- 18 - Horatio Greenough's classical statue of George Washington is strongly criticized.
1840/--/-- 18 - Maori chiefs sign over their tribal lands to Queen Victoria in the Treaty of Waitangi.
1840/--/-- 18 - Queen Victoria marries Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg.
1840/--/-- 18 - Swiss-American naturalist Louis Agassiz postulates his theory of ice ages.
1840/--/-- 18 - The Liberty party is founded in Albany, N.Y. based exclusively on an antislavery platform.
1840/--/-- 18 - The Underground Railroad is active in helping escaping slaves in the U.S.
1840/--/-- 18 - The first adhesive postage stamp, the Penny Black, is issued in London.
1840/--/-- 18 - The metric system of measurement is reinstated in France.
1840/--/-- 18 - Upper and Lower Canada are united in the single Province of Canada.
1840/--/-- 18 - Upper and lower Canada united
1840/04/30 18 *** Smith, Margaret (Bristow) & Bristow, Thomas B. [1st cousin] - Married
1841/--/-- 19 - Edgar Allan Poe writes an early detective story The Murders in the Rue Morgue.
1841/--/-- 19 - George Grey is appointed governor of South Australia to help save the colony.
1841/--/-- 19 - Harrison is inaugurated as the 9th U.S. president; Tyler becomes vice-president.
1841/--/-- 19 - Horace Greeley founds the New York Tribune newspaper.
1841/--/-- 19 - Italian ballerina Carlotta Grisi creates the role of Giselle.
1841/--/-- 19 - John Tyler (Whig) becomes president of the United States
1841/--/-- 19 - Muhammad Ali defeats the Ottomans and becomes the hereditary ruler of Egypt.
1841/--/-- 19 - New Zealand is established as a separate British colony.
1841/--/-- 19 - President Harrison dies; John Tyler is inaugurated as the 10th U.S. president
1841/--/-- 19 - Whig prime minister Lord Melbourne resigns; he is succeeded by Sir Robert Peel.
1841/--/-- 19 - William Henry Harrison (Whig) becomes president of the United States
1841/--/-- 19 - William Henry Talbot patents the calotype photographic process.
1841/12/05 19 *** Bristow, Martha [Sister] - Died
1842/--/-- 20 *** Bristow, Sarah Ann (Johnson) [Niece] - Born to Bristow, Ballard and Stockton, Mariah (Bristow) UNKNOWN
1842/--/-- 20 *** Logan, John Allen [1st cousin once removed] - Born to Logan, John Allen and Bristow, Rebecca M. (Logan)
1842/--/-- 20 - 10-hour day for children under 12 in Massachusetts
1842/--/-- 20 - American explorer John C. Fremont begins surveying the Oregon Trail.
1842/--/-- 20 - American showman P.T. Barnum discovers the 40-inch midget Tom Thumb.
1842/--/-- 20 - Austrian physicist Christian Johann Doppler predicts the Doppler effect.
1842/--/-- 20 - China cedes Hong Kong to Britain.
1842/--/-- 20 - China is defeated in the first Opium War; Chinese ports are opened to British trade.
1842/--/-- 20 - Italian composer Gaetano Donizetti writes his opera Don Pasquale.
1842/01/06 20 *** Davis, Catharine (Bristow) & Bristow, Henry [1st cousin] - Married Johnson County, Indiana
1842/08/30 20 *** Jones, Mary (Bristow) & Bristow, Francis Peyton [1st cousin] - Married Shelby County, Kentucky
1842/09/02 20 *** Bristow, Nancy (Culver) [Aunt] - Died
1843/--/-- 21 - A coup in Greece forces King Otto to accept a constitutional monarchy.
1843/--/-- 21 - Black American Sojourner Truth begins her reform mission.
1843/--/-- 21 - Danish philosopher Soren Kierkegaard publishes Either/Or.
1843/--/-- 21 - English art critic John Ruskin begins publishing Modern Painters.
1843/--/-- 21 - German astronomer Samuel Schwabe discovers the sunspot cycle.
1844/--/-- 22 - Alexander Dumas "The Three Muskateers"
1844/--/-- 22 - Eastern Hispaniola declares independence from Haiti as the Dominican Republic.
1844/--/-- 22 - French author Alexandre Dumas (Dumas pere) publishes The Three Musketeers.
1844/--/-- 22 - Joseph Smith, founder of the Mormons, is killed by a lynch mob.
1844/--/-- 22 - Samuel F.B. Morse establishes the first U.S. telegraph link.
1844/--/-- 22 - Settlers in New South Wales force Britain to stop sending convicts to the colony.
1844/--/-- 22 - The Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA) is founded in England.
1844/--/-- 22 - William Henry Talbot begins his Pencil of Nature, the first book of photographs.
1845/--/-- 23 *** Bristow, Peyton [1st cousin] - moved to St. Clair County Missouri
1845/--/-- 23 - American author Margaret Fuller publishes Women in the Nineteenth Century.
1845/--/-- 23 - British archaeologist Austen Layard excavates the sites of Nimrud and Nineveh.
1845/--/-- 23 - Civil War ends in Peru; Castilla Ramon is elected as president.
1845/--/-- 23 - Failure of the potato crop leads to a famine in Ireland.
1845/--/-- 23 - Florida is inaugurated as the 27th state of the Union.
1845/--/-- 23 - French artists Gavarni and Grandville begin designing the first elaborate posters.
1845/--/-- 23 - German composer Robert Schumann writes his Piano Concerto in A minor.
1845/--/-- 23 - German scientist Alexander von Humboldt publishes the first volume of his Kosmos.
1845/--/-- 23 - James K. Polk (Democrat) becomes president of the United States
1845/--/-- 23 - Polk is inaugurated as the 11th U.S. president; Dallas becomes vice-president
1845/--/-- 23 - Sir John Franklin leads an ill-fated expedition in search of the Northwest Passage.
1845/--/-- 23 - The Republic of Texas becomes the 28th state of the Union.
1845/--/-- 23 - The Republic of Texas is annexed by the U.S.; it becomes the 28th state of the Union.
1845/--/-- 23 - The Sikh Wars begin in British India.
1845/--/-- 23 - The first clipper ship the Rainbow is built in New York.
1845/--/-- 23 - The term Manifest Destiny is first used in defense of U.S. territorial ambitions.
1846/--/-- 24 *** Bristow, Susannah [1st cousin] - Died
1846/--/-- 24 *** Logan, James Richard [1st cousin once removed] - Born to Logan, John Allen and Bristow, Rebecca M. (Logan)
1846/--/-- 24 - Adolphe Sax patents the saxophone in Paris.
1846/--/-- 24 - American dentist William Morton extracts a tooth using ether as an anesthetic.
1846/--/-- 24 - German astronomer Johann Galle makes the first observation of the planet Neptune.
1846/--/-- 24 - German philosopher Ludwig Feuerbach publishes The Essence of Religion.
1846/--/-- 24 - Henry Creswicke Rawlinson deciphers the Mesopotamian cuneiform script.
1846/--/-- 24 - Iowa is inaugurated as the 29th state of the Union.
1846/--/-- 24 - Mexican War
1846/--/-- 24 - Mormon trek from Navoo to Salt Lake City
1846/--/-- 24 - Oregon boundary with Canada established at 49th parallel
1846/--/-- 24 - The Christy Minstrels begin performing in New York.
1846/--/-- 24 - The Mexican War begins over the U.S. annexation of Texas.
1846/--/-- 24 - The Mexican government collapses; Santa Anna is reelected as president.
1846/--/-- 24 - The Smithsonian Institution is created by Congress.
1846/--/-- 24 - The border between the U.S. and Canada is established, settling the Oregon Question.
1846/--/-- 24 - U.S. forces under Stephen Watts Kearny occupy New Mexico.
1846/--/-- 24 - U.S. forces under Zachary Taylor defeat the Mexicans at Palo Alto and Monterrey.
1846/--/-- 24 - Writer and artist Edward Lear publishes A Book of Nonsense.
1846/09/06 24 *** Bristow, Jesse Leven [Nephew] - Born to Bristow, Ballard and Stockton, Mariah (Bristow)
1847/--/-- 25 - American missionary Marcus Whitman is killed by Cayuse Indians in Oregon.
1847/--/-- 25 - American oceanographer Matthew Maury publishes his first Wind and Current Charts.
1847/--/-- 25 - Charlotte Bronte publishes Jane Eyre; Emily Bronte publishes Wuthering Heights.
1847/--/-- 25 - English novelist William Makepeace Thackeray begins Vanity Fair.
1847/--/-- 25 - Honore de Balzac completes La Comedie humaine, a collection of over 100 novels.
1847/--/-- 25 - Italian statesman Cavour founds the liberal newspaper Il Risorgimento (resurgence).
1847/--/-- 25 - Maria Mitchell, the first woman astronomer in America, discovers a new comet.
1847/--/-- 25 - Mormons and the Indians
1847/--/-- 25 - Scott enters Mexico City after a series of battles; Mexico sues for peace.
1847/--/-- 25 - Sir James Simpson uses chloroform for childbirth
1847/--/-- 25 - Taylor defeats Santa Anna's Mexican army at the Battle of Buena Vista.
1847/--/-- 25 - The African slave colony of Liberia is declared independent.
1847/--/-- 25 - The American Medical Association is founded.
1847/--/-- 25 - The Mormons under Brigham Young found Salt Lake City.
1847/--/-- 25 - The U.S. post office begins using adhesive postage stamps.
1847/--/-- 25 - U.S. forces under Stockton, Fremont and Kearny occupy California.
1847/--/-- 25 - U.S. forces under Winfield Scott land at Veracruz and advance on Mexico City.
1848/--/-- 26 *** Logan, William A. [1st cousin once removed] - Born to Logan, John Allen and Bristow, Rebecca M. (Logan)
1848/--/-- 26 - A Czech uprising under Frantisek Palacky is suppressed by Austria.
1848/--/-- 26 - American engineer James Bogardus begins using cast-iron for building construction.
1848/--/-- 26 - February Revolution by French workers makes Louis Napoleon III President of 2nd Reublic
1848/--/-- 26 - Ferdinand I abdicates; Francis Joseph becomes Emperor of Austria.
1848/--/-- 26 - French Barbizon artist Theodore Rousseau paints the Forest at Fontainebleau.
1848/--/-- 26 - French author Alexandre Dumas (Dumas fils) publishes his novel Camille.
1848/--/-- 26 - Gold discovered in California
1848/--/-- 26 - Holman Hunt, Millais and Rossetti form the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood in Britain.
1848/--/-- 26 - Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels publish the Communist Manifesto.
1848/--/-- 26 - Karl Marx and Friedrick Engels publish "Communist Manifesto"
1848/--/-- 26 - Louis Philippe abdicates; a Second Republic is declared in France.
1848/--/-- 26 - Mexican Cession
1848/--/-- 26 - Risorgimento leader Garibaldi returns to Italy to fight in the war of independence.
1848/--/-- 26 - Scottish physicist William Thomson Kelvin proposes an absolute temperature scale.
1848/--/-- 26 - The Austrian revolution begins in Vienna; chancellor Metternich resigns.
1848/--/-- 26 - The Revolutions of 1848 break out in Europe.
1848/--/-- 26 - The Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo ratifies the cession of California and New Mexico.
1848/--/-- 26 - The discovery of gold at Sutter's Mill begins the California gold rush.
1848/--/-- 26 - The first U.S. women's rights assembly meets at the Seneca Falls Convention.
1848/--/-- 26 - Uprisings in Berlin force Frederick William IV to summon a constitutional assembly.
1848/--/-- 26 - Wisconsin is inaugurated as the 30th state of the Union.
1849/--/-- 27 *** Bristow, Adrian Jackson [Nephew] - Born to Bristow, Francis Marion
1849/--/-- 27 *** Bristow, Miles [1st cousin] - Died
1849/--/-- 27 - Amelia Bloomer publicizes bloomers (baggy trousers for women) in the Lily magazine.
1849/--/-- 27 - Austrian forces crush the Italian revolution; Mazzini and Garibaldi flee from Italy.
1849/--/-- 27 - Austrian premier Felix Schwarzenberg uses the Russian army to defeat the Hungarians.
1849/--/-- 27 - Black slave Harriet Tubman escapes and begins her Underground Railway work.
1849/--/-- 27 - Elizabeth Blackwell becomes the first woman to obtain a medical degree.
1849/--/-- 27 - Francois Rene de Chateaubriand publishes Memoirs From Beyond the Tomb.
1849/--/-- 27 - French physicist Armand Fizeau measures the velocity of light.
1849/--/-- 27 - Lajos Kossuth declares Hungarian independence from Austria.
1849/--/-- 27 - Russian anarchist Mikhail Bakunin is deported to Siberia.
1849/--/-- 27 - Taylor is inaugurated as the 12th U.S. president; Fillmore becomes vice-president
1849/--/-- 27 - Zachary Taylor (Whig) becomes president of the United States
1850/--/-- 28 *** Bristow, John [1st cousin] - Died
1850/--/-- 28 *** Logan, Benjamin [1st cousin once removed] - Born to Logan, John Allen and Bristow, Rebecca M. (Logan)
1850/--/-- 28 - Allan Pinkerton founds the Pinkerton National Detective Agency.
1850/--/-- 28 - American author Nathaniel Hawthorne writes The Scarlet Letter.
1850/--/-- 28 - American popular songwriter Stephen Foster publishes Camptown Races.
1850/--/-- 28 - California is inaugurated as the 31st state of the Union.
1850/--/-- 28 - Congress reinforces the Fugitive Slave Law for the return of escaped slaves.
1850/--/-- 28 - Elizabeth Barrett Browning publishes her Sonnets From the Portuguese.
1850/--/-- 28 - English author Charles Dickens writes David Copperfield.
1850/--/-- 28 - French realist artist Gustave Courbet paints The Stone Breakers.
1850/--/-- 28 - Jenny Lind the Swedish nightingale begins her U.S. tour.
1850/--/-- 28 - Millard Fillmore (Whig) becomes president of the United States
1850/--/-- 28 - Nathanial Hawthorne "The Scarlet Letter"
1850/--/-- 28 - Photographer Mathew Brady publishes The Gallery of Illustrious Americans.
1850/--/-- 28 - Plains Indians cede land in exchange for reservations
1850/--/-- 28 - President Taylor dies; Millard Fillmore is inaugurated as the 13th U.S. president.
1850/--/-- 28 - The Compromise of 1850 establishes California as a non-slavery state.
1850/--/-- 28 - The Taiping Rebellion breaks out in China against the Ch'ing dynasty.
1850/--/-- 28 - The first issue of Harper's magazine is published.
1850/--/-- 28 - Utah and New Mexico Territories
1851/--/-- 29 - A gold rush begins in Victoria, Australia; Victoria becomes a separate colony.
1851/--/-- 29 - American author Herman Melville publishes Moby-Dick.
1851/--/-- 29 - Giuseppe Verdi's opera Rigoletto is produced in Venice.
1851/--/-- 29 - Harriet Beecher Stowe begins publishing Uncle Tom's Cabin.
1851/--/-- 29 - Henry Jarvis Raymond and George Jones found the New York Times.
1851/--/-- 29 - Isaac Merrit Singer invents the first practical sewing machine.
1851/--/-- 29 - Jacob Fussell begins making ice cream in commercial quantities in Baltimore.
1851/--/-- 29 - Melville "Moby Dick"
1851/--/-- 29 - Mongkut (Rama IV) becomes king of Siam (Thailand).
1851/--/-- 29 - Singer patents sewing machine
1851/--/-- 29 - The Crystal Palace is built in London to house the Great Exhibition.
1851/--/-- 29 - The U.S. yacht America defeats 17 British yachts in the first America's Cup contest.
1851/--/-- 29 - The first college sorority is established at Wesleyan College, Georgia.
1852/--/-- 30 *** Bristow, Hannah (Harrison) (Davisson) [1st cousin] - Died
1852/--/-- 30 *** Logan, Benjamin [1st cousin once removed] - Died
1852/--/-- 30 *** Logan, James Richard [1st cousin once removed] - Died
1852/--/-- 30 *** Logan, John Allen [1st cousin once removed] - Died
1852/--/-- 30 - Argentinean dictator Rosas is defeated by forces under Urquiza at Monte Caseros.
1852/--/-- 30 - Britain gains control of the Irrawaddy delta after the second Anglo-Burma War.
1852/--/-- 30 - The Grimms begin publication of their Deutsches Worterbuch (German Dictionary).
1852/--/-- 30 - The Second Empire begins in France under Napoleon III.
1852/08/13 30 *** Bristow, Margaret (Smith) [1st cousin] - Died
1852/09/24 30 *** Bristow, Nancy Rebecca (Guthrie) [Niece] - Born to Bristow, Ballard and Stockton, Mariah (Bristow)
1853/--/-- 31 - A U.S. naval squadron under Matthew Perry enters Tokyo Bay to negotiate a treaty.
1853/--/-- 31 - Chinese rebels capture Nanking and make it the capital of the Taiping kingdom.
1853/--/-- 31 - Crimean War between Turkey, France & Britain against Russia
1853/--/-- 31 - Franklin Pierce (Democrat) becomes president of the United States
1853/--/-- 31 - Franklin Pierce is inaugurated as the 14th U.S. president; King becomes vice-president.
1853/--/-- 31 - General Santa Anna becomes dictator of Mexico for the last time.
1853/--/-- 31 - Georges Haussmann begins the reconstruction of Paris.
1853/--/-- 31 - Napoleon III marries the Empress Eugenie.
1853/--/-- 31 - Richard Wagner begins his cycle of four operas The Ring of The Nibelung.
1853/--/-- 31 - Russia occupies the Turkish principalities of Moldavia and Walachia.
1853/--/-- 31 - The U.S. adds land to New Mexico and Arizona with the Gadsden Purchase.
1853/--/-- 31 - Turkey issues an ultimatum to Russia; the Russians destroy the Turkish fleet at Sinope.
1853/08/02 31 *** Bristow, Thomas B. [1st cousin] - Died Bristow Cem. Clinton County KY
1853/09/29 31 *** Means, Sallie (Bristow) & Bristow, Richard Perry [Brother] - Married
1853/10/15 31 *** Bristow, Thomas P. [1st cousin once removed] - Died Bristow Cem. Clinton County Kentucky
1854/--/-- 32 - A commercial treaty is signed between the U.S. and Japan, ending Japanese isolation.
1854/--/-- 32 - American writer and naturalist Henry David Thoreau publishes Walden.
1854/--/-- 32 - An Anglo-French-Turkish expeditionary force lands at Sevastopol in the Crimea.
1854/--/-- 32 - Britain and France declare war on Russia, beginning the Crimean War.
1854/--/-- 32 - Nebraska and Kansas Territories
1854/--/-- 32 - Pope Pius IX proclaims the dogma of the Immaculate Conception of the Virgin Mary.
1854/--/-- 32 - Raphaelite artist Holman Hunt paints The Scapegoat.
1854/--/-- 32 - Republican Party formed for abolition of slavery
1854/--/-- 32 - Smith & Wesson invent revolver
1854/--/-- 32 - The Allied armies defeat the Russians at the Battle of Inkerman.
1854/--/-- 32 - The British grant independence to the Orange Free State in South Africa.
1854/--/-- 32 - The Charge of the Light Brigade is made by the British during the Battle of Balaklava.
1854/--/-- 32 - The Kansas-Nebraska Act reopens the controversy over the spread of slavery.
1854/--/-- 32 - The Republican party is formed after the passage of the Kansas-Nebraska Act.
1854/--/-- 32 - Upper half of Indian Territory becomes part of Kansas Territory
1855/--/-- 33 - British photographer Roger Fenton documents the Crimean War.
1855/--/-- 33 - Florence Nightingale reforms hygienic standards in Crimean hospitals.
1855/--/-- 33 - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow publishes The Songs of Hiawatha.
1855/--/-- 33 - Lord Palmerston becomes prime minister of Great Britain for the first time.
1855/--/-- 33 - Matthew Fontaine Maury publishes The Physical Geography of the Sea.
1855/--/-- 33 - Mexican dictator Santa Anna is overthrown.
1855/--/-- 33 - Nicholas I, Emperor of Russia dies; he is succeeded by his son Alexander II.
1855/--/-- 33 - Robert Browning publishes his poetry collection Men and Women.
1855/--/-- 33 - Scottish explorer David Livingstone discovers the Victoria Falls in Africa.
1855/--/-- 33 - The Allies occupy the Russian fortress at Sevastapol in the Crimea.
1855/--/-- 33 - The first formal ice hockey game is played in Kingston, Ontario.
1855/--/-- 33 - Walt Whitman publishes his first book of poetry, the Leaves of Grass.
1856/--/-- 34 - A new Opium War begins between China, Britain and France.
1856/--/-- 34 - English chemist William Perkin discovers synthetic dyes.
1856/--/-- 34 - The Treaty of Paris ends the Crimean War.
1856/--/-- 34 - The first Neanderthaler (prehistoric human) skeleton is discovered in Germany.
1856/--/-- 34 - Victor Hugo writes Les Miserables during his exile from France.
1856/07/06 34 *** Bristow, Vespasian T. [1st cousin once removed] - Died Carrol County Missouri
1857/--/-- 35 *** Bristow, Edward [1st cousin] - Died Cedar County Missouri
1857/--/-- 35 - Buchanan is inaugurated as the 15th U.S. president; Breckinridge becomes vice-president.
1857/--/-- 35 - Disputes between Mormons and non-Mormon settlers leads to the Utah War.
1857/--/-- 35 - Elisha Graves Otis installs the first passenger elevator in a New York City store.
1857/--/-- 35 - English author Thomas Hughes publishes Tom Brown's Schooldays.
1857/--/-- 35 - French novelist Gustave Flaubert publishes Madame Bovary.
1857/--/-- 35 - French poet Baudelaire publishes Flowers of Evil and is arrested for immorality.
1857/--/-- 35 - James Buchanan (Democrat) becomes president of the United States
1857/--/-- 35 - Kansas ratifies anti-slavery constitution
1857/--/-- 35 - Mormons and Paiute Indians kill 120 settlers in the Mountain Meadows Massacre.
1857/--/-- 35 - The Indian Mutiny begins when Indian troops rebel against the British in Meerut.
1857/--/-- 35 - The Oxford English Dictionary is begun in England.
1858/--/-- 36 - Benito Juarez becomes the first Mexican president of Indian descent.
1858/--/-- 36 - Bernadette Soubirous sees visions of the Vigin Mary in a grotto near Lourdes, France.
1858/--/-- 36 - Britain and France impose the Tientsin Treaty on China.
1858/--/-- 36 - British explorer John Hanning Speke discovers Lake Victoria in Africa.
1858/--/-- 36 - British naturalist Alfred Russel Wallace outlines his theories of evolution.
1858/--/-- 36 - Charles Frederick Worth establishes his Paris fashion house.
1858/--/-- 36 - Cyrus W. Field lays the first transatlantic telegraph cable.
1858/--/-- 36 - Federal forces end the Utah War; Brigham Young is replaced as governor of Utah Territory.
1858/--/-- 36 - French photographer Nadar takes the first aerial photograph from a balloon.
1858/--/-- 36 - German-American artist Albert Bierstadt begins his landscapes of the American west.
1858/--/-- 36 - Jacques Offenbach's operetta Orpheus in the Underworld premiers in Paris.
1858/--/-- 36 - James Renwick begins the design of Saint Patrick's Cathedral in New York City.
1858/--/-- 36 - Minnesota is inaugurated as the 32nd state of the Union.
1858/--/-- 36 - The Fenians (Irish Republican Brotherhood) are founded to overthrow British rule.
1858/--/-- 36 - The Indian Mutiny is suppressed by the British Army and loyal Indian troops.
1858/--/-- 36 - The government of India is transferred from the East India Company to the British crown.
1859/--/-- 37 - Abolitionist John Brown leads an attack on Harpers Ferry; he is captured and executed.
1859/--/-- 37 - Charles Darwin "Origin of Species"
1859/--/-- 37 - Charles Darwin publishes On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection.
1859/--/-- 37 - Ferdinand de Lesseps begins building the Suez Canal in Egypt.
1859/--/-- 37 - French inventor Ferdinand Carre develops a refrigeration system.
1859/--/-- 37 - Napoleon III assists the Italian statesman Cavour in a war against Austria.
1859/--/-- 37 - Oregon is inaugurated as the 33rd state of the Union.
1859/--/-- 37 - Queensland becomes a separate colony of Australia.
1859/12/31 37 *** Bristow, Azle [Nephew] - Born to Bristow, Richard Perry and Means, Sallie (Bristow)
1860/--/-- 38 *** Bristow, Peyton [1st cousin] - Died St. Clair County, MO
1860/--/-- 38 - Abraham Lincoln is elected as the first Republican president of the United States.
1860/--/-- 38 - China resists the Tientsin Treaty; Anglo-French forces occupy Peking.
1860/--/-- 38 - English novelist Wilkie Collins writes The Woman in White.
1860/--/-- 38 - Florence Nightingale establishes a school for training nurses.
1860/--/-- 38 - George Eliot (Mary Anne Evans) publishes The Mill on the Floss.
1860/--/-- 38 - Italian patriot Garibaldi invades Sicily and Naples with his 1,000 Redshirts.
1860/--/-- 38 - Jean Joseph Etienne Lenoir patents the first internal-combustion engine.
1860/--/-- 38 - Sardinia-Piedmont seizes the Papal States in Italy.
1860/--/-- 38 - South Carolina becomes the first Southern state to secede from the Union.
1860/--/-- 38 - The Crittenden Compromise tries to prevent a split between slave and free states.
1860/--/-- 38 - The Maori Wars begin against the British in New Zealand.
1860/--/-- 38 - The pony express is inaugurated to deliver mail from Missouri to California.
1860/12/14 38 *** Bristow, Frances Ellen (Webb) [1st cousin once removed] - Born to Bristow, Henry and Sinks, Sarah (Bristow)
1861/--/-- 39 *** Bristow, Leven [1st cousin] - Died Carrolton, Missouri
1861/--/-- 39 - Abraham Lincoln (Republican) becomes president of the United States
1861/--/-- 39 - American locksmith Linus Yale Jr. patents the cylinder lock.
1861/--/-- 39 - CONFEDERACY
1861/--/-- 39 - Civil War Begins
1861/--/-- 39 - English designer William Morris starts the Arts and Crafts Movement.
1861/--/-- 39 - Explorers Burke and Wills die during their north-south crossing of Australia.
1861/--/-- 39 - French artist Eugene Delacroix paints the Lion Hunt.
1861/--/-- 39 - General George B. McClellan is made commander of the Union forces.
1861/--/-- 39 - Italy is unified under Victor Emmanuel II.
1861/--/-- 39 - John Ericsson designs the Monitor, the first ship with a revolving gun-turret.
1861/--/-- 39 - Kansas is inaugurated as the 34th state of the Union.
1861/--/-- 39 - Lincoln is inaugurated as the 16th U.S. president; Hamlin becomes vice-president.
1861/--/-- 39 - Nicholas II abolishes serfdom in Russia.
1861/--/-- 39 - The Confederate States of America declare their independence from the U.S.
1861/--/-- 39 - The Confederates defeat the Union army in the First Battle of Bull Run.
1861/--/-- 39 - The Southern states meet to draft a constitution; Davis is selected as president.
1861/--/-- 39 - The Trent Affair begins when a Union ship intercepts a British steamer.
1861/--/-- 39 - The United States introduce the first national income tax.
1861/--/-- 39 - The bombardment of Fort Sumter in Charleston Harbor begins the U.S. Civil War.
1861/--/-- 39 - Unification of Italy
1861/--/-- 39 - Western territories reorganized by Republican Congresses
1862/--/-- 40 *** Bristow, Elizabeth (Prothero) [1st cousin] - Died
1862/--/-- 40 *** Logan, William A. [1st cousin once removed] - Died
1862/--/-- 40 - A Union fleet under David G. Farragut captures New Orleans.
1862/--/-- 40 - Bartolome Mitre unites Argentina and is elected president.
1862/--/-- 40 - Brady, O'Sullivan and Gardner document the Civil War in photographs.
1862/--/-- 40 - Explorer John McDouall Stuart makes the first south to north crossing of Australia.
1862/--/-- 40 - Foucault measures speed of light
1862/--/-- 40 - French actress Sarah Bernhardt makes her debut at the Comedie Francaise.
1862/--/-- 40 - French impressionist artist Edouard Manet paints Le Dejeuner sur l'Herbe.
1862/--/-- 40 - French physicist Jean Foucault successfully measures the speed of light.
1862/--/-- 40 - French writer Victor Hugo completes his social novel Les Miserables.
1862/--/-- 40 - Lee defeats the Union army in the Second Battle of Bull Run.
1862/--/-- 40 - Lee's Confederate invasion of Maryland is halted at the Battle of Antietam.
1862/--/-- 40 - McClellan is defeated in the Seven Days Battle and retreats from the peninsular.
1862/--/-- 40 - Napoleon III imposes the Austrian prince Maximilian as emperor of Mexico.
1862/--/-- 40 - Richard J. Gatling invents the first practical machine gun.
1862/--/-- 40 - Russian novelist Ivan Turgenev publishes Fathers and Sons.
1862/--/-- 40 - The first recorded ski competition is held near Oslo in Norway.
1862/--/-- 40 - The ironclad warships Monitor and Merrimack clash at Hampton Roads, Va.
1862/--/-- 40 - Union forces under Burnside are defeated at the Battle of Fredricksburg.
1862/--/-- 40 - Union forces under Grant defeat the Confederates at the Battle of Shiloh.
1862/--/-- 40 - Union forces under McClellan begin the Peninsular Campaign to capture Richmond.
1862/--/-- 40 - William I appoints Otto von Bismarck as minister president of Prussia.
1863/--/-- 41 - Cambodia (Kampuchea) becomes a French protectorate.
1863/--/-- 41 - English philosopher John Stuart Mill publishes Utilitarianism.
1863/--/-- 41 - French impressionist artist Camille Pissarro exhibits at the Salon des Refuses.
1863/--/-- 41 - George I succeeds Otto as king of Greece.
1863/--/-- 41 - Grant defeats the Confederates in the Vicksburg Campaign.
1863/--/-- 41 - Ismail Pasha rules Egypt under the suzerainty of the Ottoman Empire.
1863/--/-- 41 - Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation abolishes slavery in the Confederate states.
1863/--/-- 41 - London's Metropolitan Railway becomes the first underground subway.
1863/--/-- 41 - The Confederate guerrilla band Quantrill's Raiders pillage Lawrence, Kansas.
1863/--/-- 41 - The Confederates defeat the Union army at Chancellorsville; Jackson is killed.
1863/--/-- 41 - The Confederates under Lee are defeated at the Battle of Gettysburg.
1863/--/-- 41 - The French occupy Mexico City in support of Maximilian, Emperor of Mexico.
1863/--/-- 41 - The London Football Association issues the first soccer rules.
1863/--/-- 41 - West Virginia is inaugurated as the 35th state of the Union.
1864/--/-- 42 - A Chinese army under Gordon recaptures Nanking and ends the Taiping Rebellion.
1864/--/-- 42 - A Union army under Sherman invades Georgia, begining the Atlanta campaign.
1864/--/-- 42 - Cheyenne and Arapaho families massacred at Sand Creek, Colorado
1864/--/-- 42 - Denmark is defeated by Prussia; Schleswig-Holstein is ceded to Germany.
1864/--/-- 42 - Nevada is inaugurated as the 36th state of the Union.
1864/--/-- 42 - Paraguayan dictator Francisco Solano Lopez begins the War of the Triple Alliance.
1864/--/-- 42 - Sherman defeats the Confederates at Atlanta and begins his march to the sea.
1864/--/-- 42 - The Colorado militia massacre Cheyenne Indians at Sand Creek.
1864/--/-- 42 - The Confederate submarine Hunley sinks a Federal ship but is sunk in the process.
1864/--/-- 42 - The Geneva Convention sets standards of humane treatment in time of war.
1864/--/-- 42 - The Ionian Islands are ceded to Greece by Britain.
1864/--/-- 42 - The Union launches a drive on Richmond but falters in the Wilderness Campaign.
1864/--/-- 42 - Ulysses S. Grant is made general in chief of all the Union armies.
1864/03/16 42 *** Lemon, Lucy Jefferson (Logan) & Logan, Richard Francis [1st cousin once removed] - Married Louisville Kentucky
1865/--/-- 43 - Andrew Johnson (Republican) becomes president of the United States
1865/--/-- 43 - Andrew Johnson becomes the 17th President of the U.S.
1865/--/-- 43 - Civil War Ends
1865/--/-- 43 - Confederate forces under Lee surrender to Grant at Appomattox Court House.
1865/--/-- 43 - Count Leo Tolstoi begins his monumental Russian novel War and Peace.
1865/--/-- 43 - English author Lewis Carroll writes Alice's Adventures in Wonderland.
1865/--/-- 43 - Johnston surrenders the last Confederate army to Sherman, ending the U.S. Civil War.
1865/--/-- 43 - Leo Tolstoy "War and Peace"
1865/--/-- 43 - Lincoln assassinated
1865/--/-- 43 - Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth at Ford's Theatre in Washington D.C.
1865/--/-- 43 - Russian author Fyodor Dostoevsky publishes Crime and Punishment.
1865/--/-- 43 - The 13th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution abolishes slavery.
1865/--/-- 43 - The Petersburg Campaign is won by Union forces; Lee evacuates Richmond.
1866/--/-- 44 - British engineer Robert Whitehead invents the first self-propelled torpedo.
1866/--/-- 44 - Congress authorize (but do not mandate) the use of the metric system in the U.S.
1866/--/-- 44 - Mendel publishes his genetic research in Experiments With Plant Hybrids.
1866/--/-- 44 - Prussia and Italy defeat Austria in the Seven Weeks' War.
1866/--/-- 44 - The Ku Klux Klan is founded in the southern United States.
1867/--/-- 45 - Alfred Nobel patents dynamite
1867/--/-- 45 - Bismark forms the North German Confederation under Prussian leadership.
1867/--/-- 45 - Diamond fields are discovered in South Africa.
1867/--/-- 45 - English photographer Julia Margaret Cameron takes Sir John Herschel's portrait.
1867/--/-- 45 - French troops withdraw from Mexico; Emperor Maximilian is executed by Juarez.
1867/--/-- 45 - Karl Marx publishes the first volume of Das Kapital.
1867/--/-- 45 - Nebraska is inaugurated as the 37th state of the Union.
1867/--/-- 45 - Sir John A. Macdonald becomes Canada's first prime minister.
1867/--/-- 45 - The Compromise (Ausgleich) of 1867 creates the Dual Monarchy of Austria-Hungary.
1867/--/-- 45 - The Dominion of Canada is established by the British North America Act.
1868/--/-- 46 *** Bristo