HISTORICAL EVENTS DURING THE LIFETIME OF JOSEPH ODDENINO

1831-1913:

Slavery was abolished in Britain
1831

The electric induction motor was invented
1831

Giuseppe Domenico Felipe Oddenino was born
Tuesday, 23 August 1831

Electricity was generated mechanically for the first time
1832

Celina Carlotta Paracca was born
1832

Slavery was abolished throughout the British Empire
1834

In the U.S., the Battle of the Alamo took place in Texas
1836

Arkansas became the 25th state
Wednesday, 15 June 1836

Victoria was crowned Queen
1837

Michigan became the 26th state
Thursday, 26 January 1837

Martin van Buren became the 8th President of the United States
Saturday, 4 March 1837

William Harrison became the 9th President of the United States
Thursday, 4 March 1841

John Tyler became the 10th President of the United States
Tuesday, 6 April 1841

The Irish Potato Famine began
1845

Florida became the 27th state
Monday, 3 March 1845

James Polk became the 11th President of the United States
Tuesday, 4 March 1845

Texas became the 28th state
Monday, 29 December 1845

The war with Mexico began
April 1846 to Wednesday, 2 February 1848

Iowa became the 30th state
Monday, 28 December 1846

American forces captured Mexico City
Tuesday, 14 September 1847

The pedal cycle was invented
1848

The war with Mexico ended when the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo was signed
Wednesday, 2 February 1848

Wisconsin became the 29th state
Monday, 29 May 1848

Zachary Taylor became the 12th President of the United States
Friday, 15 June 1849

Millard Fillmore became the 13th President of the United States
Wednesday, 10 July 1850

California became the 31st state
Monday, 9 September 1850

The Fugitive Slave Act was passed
Friday, 20 September 1850

The first successful underwater telegraph cable was laid between Dover, England and Calais, France
1851

Franklin Pierce became the 14th President of the United States
Friday, 4 March 1853

The Crimean War began
1854 to 1856

To meet the needs of the Crimean War, Henry Bessemer invented a process for making cheap steel
1855

The Crimean War ended
1856

James Buchanan became the 15th President of the United States
Wednesday, 4 March 1857

The first trans-Atlantic telegraph cable was laid
1858

Minnesota became the 32nd state
Tuesday, 11 May 1858

The beginning or commercial use of petroleum began when a well was dug in Pennsylvania in the U.S
1859

Oregon became the 33rd state
Monday, 14 February 1859

Giuseppe Domenico Felipe Oddenino and Celina Carlotta Paracca were married
Wednesday, 16 February 1859

The speed of road vehicles was limited to 5 miles per hour by the Road Locomotives Act
1860

Mary Elizabeth Delph (Daughter-in-law) was born
Monday, 2 April 1860

South Carolina was the first state to secede from the United States
Thursday, 20 December 1860

Cotton from the Southern U.S. states stopped during the war. It was economic disaster for Lancashire cotton workers
1861 to 1865

The U.S. Civil War began
1861 to 1865

Mississippi was the second state to secede from the United States
Wednesday, 9 January 1861

Florida was the third state to secede from the United States
Thursday, 10 January 1861

Alabama was the fourth state to secede from the United States
Friday, 11 January 1861

Georgia was the fifth state to secede from the United States
Saturday, 19 January 1861

Louisiana was the sixth state to secede from the united States
Saturday, 26 January 1861

Kansas became the 34th state
Tuesday, 29 January 1861

Texas was the seventh state to secede from the United States
Friday, 1 February 1861

The southern states formed The Confederate States of America
Monday, 4 February 1861

Abraham Lincoln became the 16th President of the United States
Monday, 4 March 1861

Confederate Troops fired on Fort Sumter
Friday, 12 April 1861 to Sunday, 9 April 1865

Virginia was the eighth state to secede from the United States
Wednesday, 17 April 1861

The insurrection of the southern states was officially acknowledged by President Lincoln
Saturday, 27 April 1861

Arkansas was the ninth state to secede from the United States
Monday, 6 May 1861

North Carolina was the tenth state to secede from the United States
Monday, 20 May 1861

Tennessee was the eleventh state to secede from the United States
Saturday, 8 June 1861

Confederate forces win the 1st Battle of Bull Run
Sunday, 21 July 1861

Francesco Lorenzo Luigi Oddenino (Son) was born
Friday, 4 October 1861

The Battle of Shiloh was won by the Union
Monday, 7 April 1862

President Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation
Monday, 22 September 1862

Confederate forces win the Battle of Chancellorsville
Monday, 4 May 1863

West Virginia became the 35th state
Saturday, 20 June 1863

The Battle of Gettysburg was won by the Union
Friday, 3 July 1863

Nevada became the 36th state
Monday, 31 October 1864

Atlanta was set afire and burned
Tuesday, 15 November 1864

The Union army finished the famous "March to the Sea," and took Savanah
Wednesday, 21 December 1864

Abraham Lincoln was assassinated in the U.S
1865

The U.S. Civil War ended, Joseph moves to Virginia
1865

The Confederate States of America surrender
Sunday, 9 April 1865

Andrew Johnson became the 17th President of the United States
Saturday, 15 April 1865

Tennessee was the 1st state to be readmitted to the United States
Tuesday, 24 July 1866

Nebraska became the 37th state
Friday, 1 March 1867

The United States bought the Alaska Territory from Russia
Saturday, 30 March 1867

President Andrew Johnson was impeached
Monday, 24 February 1868

President Andrew Johnson was acquitted of all charges in his impeachment
Saturday, 16 May 1868

The U.S. Senate acquitted President Andrew Johnson of all 11 Articles of Impeachment
Saturday, 16 May 1868

Arkansas was the 2nd state to be readmitted to the United States
Monday, 22 June 1868

Florida was the 3rd state to be readmitted to the United States
Thursday, 25 June 1868

Louisiana was the 5th state to be readmitted to the United States
Thursday, 25 June 1868

North Carolina was the 6th state to be readmitted to the United States
Thursday, 25 June 1868

South Carolina was the 7th state to be readmitted to the United States
Thursday, 25 June 1868

Alabama was the 4th state to be readmitted to the United States
Tuesday, 14 July 1868

The first transcontinental railroad was completed in the U.S
1869

The Suez Canal was completed
1869

Ulysses Grant became the 18th President of the United States
Thursday, 4 March 1869

The ring armature, the first practical electric dynamo was invented
1870

The Franco-Prussian War began
1870 to 1871

Virginia was the 8th state to be readmitted to the United States
Wednesday, 26 January 1870

Mississippi was the 9th state to be readmitted to the United States
Wednesday, 23 February 1870

Texas was the 10th state to be readmitted to the United States
Wednesday, 30 March 1870

Georgia was the 11th state to be readmitted to the United States
Friday, 15 July 1870

The Franco-Prussian War ended
1871

Alexander Graham Bell patented the telephone in the U.S
1876

Nicholas August Otto invented a gas engine that became the prototype for the modern internal combustion engine
1876

Colorado became the 38th state
Tuesday, 1 August 1876

Many reforms: all young children had to go to school, wives could keep their property from their husbands, employers were responsible for accidents to their workers
1877 to 1883

Rutherford Hayes became the 19th President of the United States
Monday, 5 March 1877

Thomas Edison patented the phonograph which used wax-coated cylinders
1878

William Booth founded the Salvation Army
1878

Thomas Edison invented the electric light bulb in the U.S
1880

James Garfield became the 20th President of the United States
Friday, 4 March 1881

Chester A. Arthur became the 21st President of the United States
Tuesday, 20 September 1881

Thomas Edison installed power-producing dynamos at Holborn Viaduct Station in London
1882

Charles Parsons patented the steam turbine
1884

Karl Benz built the first petrol-powered motor car
1885

Grover Cleveland became the 22nd President of the United States
Wednesday, 4 March 1885

George Eastman designed the hand-held Kodak camera in the U.S
1888

John B. Dunlop invented the pneumatic tire
1888

Nikola Tessla invented the alternating-current electric motor in Italy
1888

Francesco Lorenzo Luigi Oddenino (Son) and Mary Elizabeth Delph (Daughter-in-law) were married
Wednesday, 19 September 1888

North Dakota became the 39th state
Saturday, 2 March 1889

South Dakota became the 40th state
Saturday, 2 March 1889

Benjamin Harrison became the 23rd President of the United States
Monday, 4 March 1889

Montana became the 41st state
Friday, 8 November 1889

Washington became the 42nd state
Monday, 11 November 1889

Idaho became the 43rd state
Thursday, 3 July 1890

Wyoming became the 44th state
Thursday, 10 July 1890

Rudolf Diesel patented his heavy-oil engine
1892

Grover Cleveland became the 24th President of the United States
Saturday, 4 March 1893

John Francis Oddenino (Grandson) was born
Saturday, 26 January 1895

Henry Ford manufactured his first motor car
1896

Utah is the 45th state
Saturday, 4 January 1896

Marconi built the first wireless telegraph station on the Isle of Wight
1897

The Creed teleprinter for newspapers was invented by Frederick Creed
1897

William McKinley became the 25th President of the United States
Thursday, 4 March 1897

Spain declared war on the United States
Sunday, 24 April 1898

The United States declared war on Spain
Monday, 25 April 1898

The United States annexed Guam
Monday, 20 June 1898

The United States annexed Hawaii
Thursday, 7 July 1898

The Spanish-American War ended when a peace treaty was signed
Monday, 6 February 1899

Count Ferdinand von Zeppelin built the first rigid airship
1900

Theodore Roosevelt became the 26th President of the United States
Monday, 4 March 1901

Celina Carlotta Paracca died
Thursday, 23 April 1903

Oklahoma became the 46th state
Saturday, 16 November 1907

William Taft became the 27th President of the United States
Thursday, 4 March 1909

New Mexico became the 47th state
Saturday, 6 January 1912

Arizona became the 48th state
Wednesday, 14 February 1912

Woodrow Wilson became the 28th President of the United States
Tuesday, 4 March 1913

Giuseppe Domenico Felipe Oddenino died
Tuesday, 23 September 1913