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BC -  4977 BC:  Universe created, according to Kepler
-  753 BC:  Rome Founded
-  44 B.C.:  The Ides of March
0-999 -  270:  St. Valentine beheaded
-  17 March 461:  Saint Patrick dies
=1000s -  23 April 1014:  King Brian of Ireland murdered by Vikings
=1100s -  13 Jan 1128:  Pope Recognizes Knights Templar
=1200s  
=1300s -  20 March 1345:  Black Death is created, allegedly
-  13 March 1360:  Hail storm kills 1,000 English troops in France
=1400s -  6 Jan 1412:  Joan of Arc is born - Link,
-  20 March 1413:  Henry V ascends upon father's death
-  29 March 1429:  Joan of Arc relieves Orleans
-  3 May 1469:  Niccolo Machiavelli born
-  18 Feb 1473:  Polish astronomer Copernicus is born
-  6 March 1475:  Michelangelo is born
-  31 March 1492:  Spain announces it will expel all Jews
-  9 Jan 1493:  Columbus mistakes manatees for mermaids
=1500s -  2 April 1513:  Ponce de Leon claims Florida for Spain
-  18 April 1521:  Martin Luther defiant at Diet of Worms
-  27 April 1521:  Ferdinand Magellan killed in the Philippines
-  19 May 1536: 
     -  Spanish Armada sets sail to secure English Channel
     -  Anne Boleyn, second wife of King Henry VIII, is executed
-  8 May 1541:  Spanish conquistador Hernando de Soto reaches the Mississippi River
-  23 Jan 1556:  Deadliest earthquake in history rocks China
-  23 April 1564:  William Shakespeare born
-  13 May 1568:  Mary Queen of Scots defeated
-  8 Feb 1587:  Mary, Queen of Scots beheaded

=1600s -  24 March 1603:  Queen Elizabeth I dies
-  13 May 1607:  Jamestown settlers arrive
-  5 April 1614:  Pocahontas maries John Rolfe
-  1 Apr 1621:  The Pilgrim-Wampanoag peace treaty
-  13 Feb 1633:  Galileo arrives in Rome to face charges of heresy
-  24 March 1634:  Settlement of Maryland
-  31 Jan 1649:  King Charles I executed for treason
-  16 Sept 1620:  Mayflower departs England - Link,
-  8 Jan 1642:  Astronomer Galileo dies in Italy
-  8 March 1669:  Mount Etna erupts
-  2 May 1670:  King Charles II grants charter to Hudson's Bay Company
-  9 May 1671:  Irish adventurer "Captain Blood" steals crown jewels
-  21 March 1685:  Composer Johann Sebastian Bach was born in Eisenach, Germany
-  13 Feb 1689:  William and Mary proclaimed joint sovereigns of Britain
-  20 April 1689:  Siege of Derry begins
-  1 March 1692:  Salem Witch Hunt begins
1700-1709 =1700:
-  1 Apr 1700:  April Fool's tradition popularized

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=1717:
-  16 May 1717:  Satirical writer, Voltaire, is imprisoned in the Bastille

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=1719:
-  25 April 1719:  "Robinson Crusoe" is published
1720-1729 =1720:

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-  8 Feb 1725:  Peter the Great (Russia) dies

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-  22 Feb 1732:  George Washington is born

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=1742:
-  13 April 1742:  Handel's "Messiah" premieres in Deblin

=1743: 
-  13 April 1743:  Thomas Jefferson is born

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1750-1759 =1750:

=1751
-  16 March 1751:  James Madison is born

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-  15 May 1756:  The Seven Years War begins

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1760-1769 =1760:

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=1763:
-  10 Feb 1763:  The French and Indian War ends
-  7 May 1763:  Ottawa Chief Pontiac's Rebellion against the British begins
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=1765:
-  22 March 1765:  Stamp Act imposed on American Colonies
-  24 March 1765:  Parliament passes the Quartering Act

=1766:
-  Parliament repeals the Stamp Act

=1767:
-  15 March 1767:  Andrew Jackson is born
-  18 Oct 1767: Mason and Dixon draw a Line - https://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/mason-and-dixon-draw-a-line

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=1769:
-  17 May 1769:  George Washington criticizes "taxation without representation"
1770-1779 =1770:
-  5 March 1770:  The Boston Massacre
-  12 April 1770:  British repeal hated Townshend Act in the Colonies
-  16 May 1770:  French dauphin, Louis, marries Marie Antoinette

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=1773
-  9 Feb 1773:  William Henry Harrison born
-  27 April 1773:  British parliament passes unpopular Tea Act


=1774:
-  25 March 1774:  Parliament passes the Boston Port Act
-  28 March 1774:  British Parliament adopts the Coercive Acts in response to the Boston Tea Party
-  5 April 1774:  Benjamin Franklin publishes "An Open Letter to Lord North"

=1775
-  23 March 1775:  Patrick Henry voices American opposition to British policy
-  27 March 1775:  Thomas Jefferson elected to the Continental Congress
-  30 March 1775:  Kin George endorses New England Restraining Act
-  14 April 1775:  First American abolition society founded in Philadelphia
-  18 April 1775:  Revere and Dawes warn of British attack
-  19 April 1775:  American Revolution begins at Battle of Lexington
-  10 May 1775:  Second Continental Congress assembles as Americans capture Fort Ticonderoga
-  26 July 1775: US Postal System Established - https://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/u-s-postal-system-established

=1776
-  9 Jan 1776:  Thomas Paine publishes "Common Sense"
-  25 Jan 1776:  First National memorial is ordered by Congress - to honor Brigadier General Richard Montgomery
-  4 March 1776:  American forces occupy Dorchester Heights
-  12 March 1776:  Public notice urges recognition of the sacrifices of women
-  13 March 1776:  Alexander Hamilton is named captain of artillery company
-  17 March 1776:  British evacuate Boston
-  31 March 1776:  Abigail Adams urges husband to "remember the ladies"
-  3 April 1776:  Congress authorizes privateers to attack British vessels
-  4 April 1776:  General George Washington begins march to New York
-  4 May 1776:  Rhode Island becomes first colony to declare independence from England

=1777:
-  6 Jan 1777:  George Washington sets up winter quarters n Morristown, NJ - Link,
-  18 Feb 1777:  Congress overlooks Benedict Arnold for promotion
-  7 March 1777:  five letters pass between Abigail and John Adams
-  20 April 1777:  New York adopts state constitution
-  21 April 1777:  British rampage Danury, CT

=1778:
-  11 Feb 1778:  Voltaire returns to Paris from exile
-  16 Feb 1778:  John Adams prepares to sail for France
-  23 Feb 1778:  Friedrich von Steuben arrives at Valley Forge
-  20 March 1778:  King Louis XVI receives US representatives
-  21 March 1778:  Massacre at Hancock's Bridge
-  10 April 1778:  Revolutionary War commander John Paul Jones sets out to raid British ships
-  22 April 1778:  John Paul Jones leads American raid on Whitehaven, England
-  23 April 1778:  John Paul Jones burns Whitehaven, England

=1779:
-  25 Feb 1779:  British surrender Fort Sackville (Vincennes, Indiana)
-  11 March 1779:  Congress establishes the US Army Corps of Engineers

1780-1789 =1780:
-  12 May 1780:  Americans suffer worst defeat of revolution at Charleston
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=1781:
-  31 Jan 1781:  Maryland finally ratifies Articles of Confederation
-  1 March 1781:  The Articles of Confederation are ratified after nearly four years
-  13 March 1781: William Herschel discovers Uranus

=1782
-  17 Feb 1782:  French and British battle in the Indian Ocean

=1783:
-  15 March 1783:  George Washington puts an end t the Newburgh Conspiracy
-  18 May 1783:  United Empire loyalists reach Canada

=1784
-  28 Feb 1784:  John Wesley charters first Methodist church in US
-  14 Jan 1784:  Continental Congress ratifies the Treaty of Paris, ending the American Revolution

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=1787:
-  14 May 1787:  Constitutional Convention delegates begin to assemble

=1788
-  26 Jan 1788:  British settlement begins in Australia

=1789:
-  7 Jan 1789:  First U.S. Presidential election - Link,
-  4 Feb 1789:  George Washington unanimously elected first US President
-  4 March 1789:  Government under the US Constitution begins
-  1 Apr 1789:  First US House of Representatives elect speaker
-  28 April 1789:  Mutiny on the HMS Bounty
-  30 April 1789:  George Washington gives the first presidential inaugural address
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1790-1799 =1790:
-  8 Jan 1790:  George Washington delivers first State of the Union -
-  1 Feb 1790:  First session of the US Supreme Court
-  17 April 1790:  Ben Franklin dies

=1791:
-  23 April 1791:  James Buchanan is born

=1792:
-  20 Feb 1792:  Postal Service Act regulates US Post Office Department
-  5 April 1792:  George Washington exercises first presidential veto
-  8 May 1792:  Militia act establishes conscription under federal law
-  17 May 1792:  New York Stock Exchange had its beginnings

=1793:
-  21 Jan 1793:  King Louis XVI executed

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=1796:
-  14 May 1796:  Early smallpox vaccine is tested
-  9 Oct 1796:  Editorial accuses Thomas Jefferson of affair with enslaved woman - Link,

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