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Timeline of Pittsburgh

The following is a timeline of the history of the city of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.

Contents

  • 18th century 1
  • 19th century 2
    • 1800s-1840s 2.1
    • 1850s-1890s 2.2
  • 20th century 3
    • 1900s-1940s 3.1
    • 1950s-1990s 3.2
  • 21st century 4
  • See also 5
  • References 6
  • Further reading 7
    • Published in the 19th century 7.1
      • 1800s-1840s 7.1.1
      • 1850s-1890s 7.1.2
    • Published in the 20th century 7.2
      • 1900s-1940s 7.2.1
      • 1950s-1990s 7.2.2
    • Published in the 21st century 7.3
  • External links 8

18th century

19th century

1800s-1840s

  • 1800
    • Population: 1,565.[6]
  • 1803
  • 1810
    • Eagle Fire Company formed.[8]
    • Population: 4,768.[6]
  • 1811
  • 1812
  • 1813
    • Pittsburgh Humane Society[8] and Chemical and Physiological Society[8] established.
  • 1815
  • 1814
    • Fort Lafayette is abandoned.
    • Pittsburgh Permanent Library Company established.[8]
  • 1816
  • 1820
    • Population: 7,248.[6]
  • 1825
    • Pittsburgh Apprentices' Library founded.[5]
  • 1829
  • 1830
    • Population: 12,542.[6]
  • 1831
    • Theban Literary Society organzied.[4]
  • 1832
    • African Education Society founded.[9]
  • 1833
    • Pittsburg Theater built.[10]
  • 1835
    • Board of Trade created.[11]
  • 1838
    • Pittsburg Institute of Arts and Sciences incorporated.[10]
  • 1840
    • Pittsburgh and Beaver Canal opens.[2]
  • 1841
    • Courthouse built on Grant Street.
    • State Convention of Colored Freemen held in city.[12]
  • 1843
  • 1844
  • 1845
    • April 10: Fire.[1]
    • Delany's The Mystery newspaper begins publication.[9]
  • 1846
  • 1847
    • Young Men's Mercantile Library & Mechanics Institute established.[5]
  • 1849

1850s-1890s

20th century

1900s-1940s

1950s-1990s

21st century

See also

References

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Further reading

Published in the 19th century

1800s-1840s

    • 1847 ed.

1850s-1890s

Published in the 20th century

1900s-1940s

    • v.2

1950s-1990s

  • Lubove, Roy, ed. Pittsburgh 1976. 294 pp. short excerpts covering main themes

Published in the 21st century

  • (series of articles about Pittsburgh), 2014-

External links

  • Digital Public Library of America. Items related to Pittsburgh, various dates.
  • (fulltext, various dates)

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