North and South Times
Nine Important Facts From Around the Globe
1790-First steam powerd mill opens in Britain
1794- France abolishes slavery in its colonies
1807-Clermont made by Robert Fulton is the first commercially successful steamboat
1830-The Tom Thumb becomes the first train to carry passengers in the U.S.
1832-Samuel Morse invents the telegraph
1837-Victoria is crowned queen of Britain
1838-Sirius becomes the fist boat to get across the Atlantic Ocean entirely under steam power
1845-A potato famine in Ireland increases immigration to the U.S.
1846-Johann Galle observes that Neptune is a planet