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HAYDN'S

DICTIONARY OF DATES

COMPREHENDING

REMARKABLE OCCURRENCES, ANCIENT AND MODERN

THE FOUNDATION, LAWS, AND GOVERNMENTS OF COUNTRIES-THEIR PROGRESS IN ARTS

SCIENCE, AND LITERATURE—THEIR ACHIEVEMENTS IN ARMS—AND
THEIR CIVIL, MILITARY, RELIGIOUS, AND PHILANTHROPIC

INSTITUTIONS, PARTICULARLY OF

THE BRITISH EMPIRE

HAYDN'S

DICTIONARY OF DATES

AND

UNIVERSAL INFORMATION

RELATING TO

ALL AGES AND NATIONS

SEVENTEENTH EDITION

CONTAINING THE HISTORY OF THE WORLD TO

THE AUTUMN OF 1881

By BENJAMIN VINCENT
LIBRARIAN OF THE ROYAL INSTITUTION OF GREAT BRITAIN; COR. MEM. HIST. SOC. NEW YORK

REVISED FOR AMERICAN READERS

Indocti discant et ament meminisse periti"

NEW YORK

HARPER & BROTHERS, FRANKLIN SQUARE

1883

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