September 30, 2020
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Danny Chaves Cerdas
⟶ Updated 30 Nov 2018 ⟶
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Danny Chaves Cerdas
24 Nov 2018
30 Nov 2018
The beginning of Victorian Era
Ascension of Queen Victoria to the throne
Queen Victoria marries Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfield.
New Zealand becomes a British colony
The Irish famine begins. (The Great Famine or the Great Hunger)
Death of around 2,000 people a week in a cholera epidemic
Restoration of the Roman Catholic hierarchy in England and Wales
Crimean War: Britain, France, and Turkey declare limited war on Russia.
The Indian Mutiny (revolt in northern India against the privately owned British East India Company)
Charles Darwin publishes On the Origin of Species
British North America becomes Dominion of Canada.
Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland is published.
First electric tram service in the United Kingdom.
Death of Queen Victoria
The Daily Telegraph became the first penny newspaper in London
Anesthetics became common in the medical profession
Income tax is introduce
The Crimea War begins
Suez Canal opens
Education is made compulsory for children under 10 years old
Slavery is abolished in Britain
First subway line in London
Electric street lighting in London
End of Victorian Era
Binsey Poplars by Gerard Manley Hopkins
Dramatic Lyrics by Robert Browning
Modern Painters (vol. 1) by John Ruskin
Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë
Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë,
Mary Barton by Elizabeth Gaskell
Stones of Venice by John Ruskin
Hard Times by Charles Dickens
Men and Women by Robert Browning
Aurora Leigh by Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Idylls of the King by Alfred Lord Tennyson
Great Expectations by Dickens.
Goblin Market by Christina Rossetti
Dramatis Personae by Robert Browning
Karl Marx's book Das Kapital was published.
Culture and Anarchy by Matthew Arnold
The Descent of Man by Charles Darwin
Studies in the History of the Renaissance by Walter Pater
Doctor Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson
Crossways by William Butler Yeats
Mrs. Warren's Profession by George Bernard Shaw
The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde.
A Shropshire Lad by A. E. Housman
Lord Jim by Joseph Conrad
Oscar Wilde arrested and imprisoned for homosexuality
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