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Life in 1818

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Melissa Hernandez

on 28 February 2014

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Transcript of Life in 1818

March
May
Dec.
Jan.
July
Life in 1818
JANUARY
1st:
Official reopening of the
White House.

2nd:
British Institution of Civil Engineers is founded.

21st:
Poem "On a Lock of Milton's Hair" was written by John Keats.

30th:
Sonnet "When I Have Fears" was composed by Keats.

MARCH
16th:
The Spanish defeats Chileans at the Second Battle of Cancha Rayada.

18th:
Congress approves 1st pensions for government service.
APRIL
4th:
Congress agreed that the US flag is 13 red & white stripes with 20 stars.

14th:
US Medical Corp forms.

21st:
Franz Grillparzer's "Sappho" premieres in Vienna.
MAY
4th:
Netherlands & England sign a treaty against slave handling.

28th:
First steam-vessel to sail the Great Lakes launches.
JUNE
3rd:
Wars between the British & the Maratha Confederacy in India ends.

10th:
Pesaro Opera Theater opens with Gioachino Rossini's "La gazza ladra".


OCTOBER
8th
:
Two English boxers are 1st to use padded gloves.

20th:
US & Britain agree to control Oregon country together.

24th
: 9 year old Felix Mendelssohn performs his 1st public piano concert in Berlin.
DECEMBER
3rd:
Illinois becomes the 21st
US
state.

24th:
Franz Joseph Gruber composes
"Silent Night"
.

25th:
"Silent Night"
first sung in Austria as a Christmas carol.
FEBRUARY
7th:
First US educational magazine
"Academician"
begins in New York.

12th:
Chile gains independence from Spain.

17th:
Baron Karl von Drais patents the earliest form of a bicycle, the
"draisine"
.

http://homepage.ntlworld.com/davidjstokes/1800.htm
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
hydrogen peroxide.
H
O
O
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Carl Ferdinand von Graefe
announces his surgical work on rhinoplasty to the public. Rhinoplasty is basically a nose job.
http://www.historyorb.com/events/date/1818
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