A collection of world events between 1492 and 1859, focusing on the 17th and 18th centuries. Please refer to the Guide for more info, tips and Search examples...

GBScMd1501Nov14English crown prince Arthur marries Catherine of Aragon
GBMvRl1787May13Arthur Phillip sets sails with 11 ships of criminals from Portsmouth, heading to Botany Bay
AUMvEx1788Jan26Captain Arthur Phillip hoists English flag on Botany Bay, New South Wales and the First Fleet arrives at Sydney Cove -- now remembered as Australia Day
AUMvSt  28Captain Arthur Phillip forms English colony at Sydney, Botany Bay NSW
SPCfNw1812Jul22Arthur Wellesley, Duke of Wellington, defeats French at Battle of Salamanca, Spain
SP???? Aug12Arthur Wellesley, Duke of Wellington’s troops enter Madrid
?????? Oct22Arthur Wellesley, Duke of Wellington, seizes Burgos Spain
EUCfNw1815Jun18Napoleon Bonaparte defeated by Arthur Wellesley, Duke of Wellington and Gebhard Leberecht von Blucher at the Battle of Waterloo
GBScGv1827Jan17Arthur Wellesley, Duke of Wellington, appointed British supreme commander
NAScBd1829Oct05Future US president Chester A. Arthur is born
GBScGw1830Sep15Arthur Wellesley, Duke of Wellington, opens Liverpool and Manchester Railway
NA????1833Dec04American Anti-Slavery Society formed by Arthur Tappan in Philadelphia
GBScGv1852Nov18State funeral of Arthur Wellesley, Duke of Wellington (London)
FRScBd1853Oct20Poet Arthur Rimbaud is born
GBScBd1859May22Arthur Conan Doyle, the creator of Sherlock Holmes, is born

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