Timeline of Buenos Aires history

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The following is a timeline of the history of the city of Buenos Aires, Argentina.

16th-17th centuries[edit]

18th century[edit]

  • 1711 - Cabildo built.[2]
  • 1720 - Recoleta church built.[2]
  • 1727 - San Miguel church founded.[2]
  • 1743 - Women's Hospital established.[2]
  • 1744 - Las Monjas convent founded.[2]
  • 1749 - San Juan convent established.[2]
  • 1752 - Cathedral built.[1]
  • 1755 - Female Orphan School established.[2]
  • 1768 - Merced church built.[2]
  • 1776 - City becomes capital of Viceroyalty of the Río de la Plata.[1]
  • 1778 - "Free trade regulations" in effect.[1]
  • 1779 - Foundling Asylum established.[2]
  • 1794 - Merchant guild established.[4]

19th century[edit]

Buenos Aires, ca.1860

20th century[edit]

21st century[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l "Buenos Aires", The Encyclopaedia Britannica (11th ed.), New York: Encyclopaedia Britannica, 1910, OCLC 14782424 
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab ac ad ae af ag ah ai aj ak al am an ao ap aq ar as at au av Michael George Mulhall; E.T. Mulhall (1869), "City of Buenos Ayres (etc.)", Handbook of the River Plate, Buenos Ayres: Standard Printing Office 
  3. ^ a b c d e David Marley (2005), "Buenos Aires", Historic Cities of the Americas, Santa Barbara, California: ABC-CLIO, p. 651+, ISBN 1576070271 
  4. ^ Viviana L. Grieco (2009). "Socializing the King's Debt: Local and Atlantic Financial Transactions of the Merchants of Buenos Aires, 1793-1808". The Americas 65. JSTOR 25488140. 
  5. ^ a b c d Alberto B. Martínez (1914), Baedeker of the Argentine Republic, Barcelona: R. Sopena, printer 
  6. ^ a b Ernst Nolte (1882). The Stranger's Guide for Buenos Aires. Buenos Aires: German Library. 
  7. ^ Donna J. Guy (2004). "Women's Organizations and Jewish Orphanages in Buenos Aires, 1918-1955". Jewish History 18. JSTOR 20100924. 
  8. ^ Diego Armus (2011), The Ailing City: Health, Tuberculosis, and Culture in Buenos Aires, 1870-1950, Durham, North Carolina: Duke University Press, ISBN 9780822349990 
  9. ^ Susan Hallstead-Dabove (2009). "Disease and immorality: the problem of fashionable dress in Buenos Aires, 1862-1990". Latin American Literary Review 37. JSTOR 41478056. 
  10. ^ Osvaldo Pellettieri (2005), Historia del Teatro Argentino en Buenos Aires (in Spanish), Editorial Galerna, ISBN 9789505564668, 950556466X 
  11. ^ a b "Movie Theaters in Buenos Aires, Argentina", CinemaTreasures.org (Los Angeles: Cinema Treasures LLC), retrieved 29 July 2013 
  12. ^ Matthew B. Karush (2003). "National Identity in the Sports Pages: Football and the Mass Media in 1920s Buenos Aires". The Americas 60. JSTOR 3654752. 
  13. ^ "Think Tank Directory". Philadelphia, USA: Foreign Policy Research Institute. Retrieved 29 July 2013. 
  14. ^ a b c "Argentina Profile: Timeline". BBC News. Retrieved 29 July 2013. 
  15. ^ Craig Epplin (2007). "New Media, Cardboard, and Community in Contemporary Buenos Aires". Hispanic Review 75. JSTOR 27668813. 
  16. ^ "Jefe de Gobierno" (in Spanish). Buenos Aires Ciudad. Retrieved 4 April 2013. 
  17. ^ "Argentine mayors". City Mayors.com. London: City Mayors Foundation. Retrieved 27 April 2013. 
  18. ^ "Argentina Floods". BBC News. 3 April 2013. Retrieved 4 April 2013. 

Further reading[edit]

Published in the 18th-19th centuries
  • Archibald Wilberforce, ed. (1893). "Buenos Ayres". Capitals of the Globe. NY: Peter Fenelon Collier. 
Published in the 20th century
  • Manuel Bilbao (1902), Buenos Aires (in Spanish), Buenos Aires: J.A. Alsina 
  • A. Stuart Pennington (1910), "The Capital", The Argentine Republic, London: Stanley Paul & Co. 
  • Ernst B. Filsinger (1922), "Buenos Aires", Commercial Travelers' Guide to Latin America, Washington, DC: Govt. Print. Office 
  • Jose Moya. Cousins and Strangers: Spanish Immigrants in Buenos Aires, 1850-1930. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1998
Published in the 21st century
  • Lyman L. Johnson; Zephyr Frank (2006). "Cities and Wealth in the South Atlantic: Buenos Aires and Rio de Janeiro before 1860". Comparative Studies in Society and History 48. JSTOR 3879439. 

External links[edit]

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