Huşi, Romania

46°41' N, 28°04' E

Alternate names: Huşi [Rom], Khush [Yid], Husch [Ger], Hussburg [Ger], Khushi [Rus], Huszváros [Hun]


Husi in the Past: World Timeline 1820 to 1920
 
1820s
• 1820 Missouri Compromise attempts to balance free and slave states in U.S.
• 1821 Napoleon Bonaparte dies in exile
• 1821-1830 Greece breaks free of Ottoman Empire
• 1822 Blood libel in Husi
• 1825 Bolivar founds Bolivia
• 1826 Invention of internal combustion engine

1830s
• 1830 Revolution in France
• 1830 Belgium founded
• 1833 Slavery abolished in British Empire
• 1835 Bessarabia begins to be affected by anti-Jewish Russian laws; start of expulsion of Jews from various Bessarabian cities
• 1836 Battle of the Alamo
• 1837-1901 Reign of Queen Victoria I
• 1838 Trail of Tears: eastern Native Americans forcibly relocated west

1840s
• 1840 Upper and Lower Canada united
• 1845-1849 Potato famine in Ireland leads to mass emigration
• 1846-1848 Mexican-American War; California and N. Mexico ceded to U.S.
• 1848 Communist Manifesto published
• 1848 Seneca Falls Convention calls for equal rights for women
• 1849 California Gold Rush

1850s
• 1853-56 Crimean War: Russia fights Britain, France, the Ottoman Empire, and Sardinia
• 1854 Anti-slavery Republican party formed in the U.S.
• 1855 Mass-production of steel made possible by invention of Bessemer process
• 1857 British Empire takes control of India
• 1859 John Brown attempts to start U.S. slave revolts

1860s
• 1859-1866 Most of Italy united by Garibaldi
• 1861 Tsar Alexander II abolishes serfdom in Russia
• 1861-1865 American Civil War
• 1863-1865 Poles rebel against Russian rule
• 1865 Slavery banned in the U.S. by the 13th Amendment
• 1865 Assasination of President Abraham Lincoln
• 1866 Successful transatlantic telegraph cable
• 1869 Completion of transcontinental railroad in the U.S.

1870s
• 1870-71 Franco-Prussian War: leads to formation of Germany and Italy
• 1873 Reform Judaism in U.S. established
• 1876 Romanian law changed such that Jewish males eligible for military draft
• 1876 Alexander Graham Bell gets patent for telephone
• 1878 End of Russo-Turkish War: independence of some Balkan countries, including Romania
• 1877 Thomas Edison invents phonograph

1880s
• 1881 Assassination of Tsar Alexander II of Russia
• 1881 Start of mass migrations of eastern European Jews due to Russian pogroms
• 1886 American Federation of Labor (AFL) founded
• 1886 Founding of Conservative Judaism
• 1886 Karl Benz sells first commercial automobiles
• 1888 Jack the Ripper murders in London
• 1888-1918 Kaiser Wilhelm II reigns in Germany
• 1889 Romanian Parliament makes it easier to force Jews out of trades and off farms

1890s
• 1892 Jews no longer admitted to hospitals in Moldavia
• 1894-1895 War between Japan and China: China cedes Taiwan
• 1895 Marconi invents wireless telegraphy
• 1895 In France, Lumiere brothers patent motion picture cameras and projectors
• 1896 Theodore Herzl publishes The Jewish State
• 1897 First Zionist Congress
• 1898 Spanish-American War: ends with Treaty of Paris and independence of Cuba
• 1899-1904 Start of mass emigration of Romanian Jews

1900s
• 1899-1901 Boxer Rebellion in China
• 1903 Wright brothers airplane
• 1904-1905 Russo-Japanese War
• 1905 Revolution in Russia leads to constitution, Duma
• 1906 San Francisco earthquake
• 1908 Henry Ford produces 1st Model T car
• 1909 Founding of Tel Aviv as Hebrew speaking Jewish city

1910s
• 1912 Sinking of the RMS Titanic
• 1914 Panama Canal opens
• 1914-1918 World War I
• 1917 Russian Revolution and the end of the Russian Empire
• 1918 British troops occupy Palestine
• 1918 Murder of Tsar Nicholas II and family
• 1918 Poland, Ukraine, and Belarus declare independence from Russia
• 1918-1920 Spanish Flu pandemic kills 3 to 5% of Earth's population
• 1919 Treaty of Versailles redraws European borders
• 1919 Ernest Rutherford splits the atom

 


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