Events of the Period —ca. 1820

February 8th, 2012 by Administrator


  • 1819 A maximum 12-hour working day for juveniles is set in England. 
  • 1822 The streets of Boston, Massachusetts, are lit by gas.
  • 1824 Beethoven, completely deaf, writes his Symphony No. 9 in D Major, Opus 127, in Vienna.

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