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Life in 1818
Transcript of Life in 1818
Life in 1818
Official reopening of the
British Institution of Civil Engineers is founded.
Poem "On a Lock of Milton's Hair" was written by John Keats.
Sonnet "When I Have Fears" was composed by Keats.
The Spanish defeats Chileans at the Second Battle of Cancha Rayada.
Congress approves 1st pensions for government service.
Congress agreed that the US flag is 13 red & white stripes with 20 stars.
US Medical Corp forms.
Franz Grillparzer's "Sappho" premieres in Vienna.
Netherlands & England sign a treaty against slave handling.
First steam-vessel to sail the Great Lakes launches.
Wars between the British & the Maratha Confederacy in India ends.
Pesaro Opera Theater opens with Gioachino Rossini's "La gazza ladra".
Two English boxers are 1st to use padded gloves.
US & Britain agree to control Oregon country together.
: 9 year old Felix Mendelssohn performs his 1st public piano concert in Berlin.
Illinois becomes the 21st
Franz Joseph Gruber composes
first sung in Austria as a Christmas carol.
First US educational magazine
begins in New York.
Chile gains independence from Spain.
Baron Karl von Drais patents the earliest form of a bicycle, the
The average farmer would make 3 shillings a week.
The average worker was expected to work about 70 hours per week.
By: Melissa Hernandez
In 1818, John Ross, a Scottish explorer, took control of an arctic expedition searching for the Northwest Passage for the British Admiralty.
Headless portraits were a trend of the 1800s.
The people of the 1800s dressed to show their wealth.
Louis Jacques Thénard discovers
Carl Ferdinand von Graefe
announces his surgical work on rhinoplasty to the public. Rhinoplasty is basically a nose job.