The following is a
timeline of the , history of Havana Cuba.
Prior to 18th century [ edit ]
18th century [ edit ]
19th century [ edit ]
1810 - Hurricane.
[1 ] 1811 - Population: 94,023.
[1 ] 1813 -
newspaper begins publication. El Lucero de la Habana 1817 - Botanical Gardens established.
[5 ] 1828 - El Templete chapel built in the Plaza de Armas.
[1 ] 1832 -
newspaper begins publication. El Noticioso y Lucero de la Habana 1834 - President's Palace built.
[2 ] 1835 - Fernando VII aqueduct constructed.
[1 ] 1837 - Railway (Havana-
Bejucal), Mercado de Cristina, and city jail constructed. [1 ] 1838 -
Great Theatre of Havana opens. 1846 -
Great Havana Hurricane. 1854 - Colegio de Belén opens.
1856 - Hotel Inglaterra built.
[5 ] 1860 - Royal Academy of Medical, Physical, and Natural Sciences established.
[6 ] 1863 - City walls dismantled.
1871 - November 27: Students
executed. [2 ] 1876 - Hotel Pasaje built.
[8 ] 1877
Villalba palace built.
[5 ] Payret Theatre opens.
[9 ] 1878 -
Acueducto de Albear inaugurated. 1881 - Jane Theater-Circus built.
[5 ] 1882 - School of arts and trades opens.
[1 ] 1884 -
La Lucha newspaper begins publication. [1 ] 1888 -
La Discusion newspaper begins publication. [1 ] 1889 - Population: 200,000.
[10 ] 1890 - Alhambra Theatre opens.
[11 ] 1894 - Manzana de Gomez built.
[5 ] 1898 - February 15:
United States Navy Ship Maine explosion. 1899 - U.S. military occupation begins.
20th century [ edit ]
This section requires expansion. (January 2013)
National library established.
Malecón (esplanade) construction begins. 1902
May 20: U.S. occupation of Cuba ends.
El Mundo and [1 ] Tierra newspapers begin publication. [12 ] 1905 - Petroleum refinery in operation.
[1 ] 1907
Palace of the Association of Store Clerks built.
[5 ] Population: 297,159.
[1 ] 1908 -
Hotel Sevilla built. 1909 - Stock Exchange building and Hotel Plaza constructed.
[5 ] 1910 - Pimp
Alberto Yarini is killed in the San Isidro barrio of Old Havana 1913 -
National Museum of Fine Arts of Havana founded. 1917 - Population: 325,000.
[13 ] 1920 - Palace of the Provincial Government built.
[5 ] 1925 -
Instituto Tecnico Militar built (approximate date). 1927 - Regina Theatre
and Centro Asturiano open. [11 ] [5 ] 1929 -
National Capitol Building constructed. 1930 -
Bacardi Building constructed. [14 ] 1939
International Air Transport Association founded in Havana. 1946 -
Havana Conference. 1948 -
Cuban National Ballet founded. 1953 -
Iglesia de Jesús de Miramar (church) built. 1957 - March 13:
Anticommunist Revolutionary Directorate attempts coup. 1959 - January:
Revolutionary forces take city. 1960 -
International Ballet Festival of Havana begins. 1962 -
Cuban National Ballet School established. 1965 -
International School of Havana established. 1971 -
Danza Contemporanea de Cuba active. 1976 -
Arroyo Naranjo, Boyeros, Centro Habana, Cerro, Cotorro, Diez de Octubre, Guanabacoa, La Habana del Este, La Habana Vieja, La Lisa, Marianao, Playa, Plaza de la Revolución, Regla, San Miguel del Padrón administrative municipalities created. 1978 - City hosts
World Festival of Youth and Students. 1979 -
Havana Film Festival begins. 1982 -
Havana International Book Fair begins. 1984 -
Havana Biennial Art Exhibition begins. 1987 - Russian embassy built.
[16 ] 1994 -
August 1994 protest in Cuba.
21st century [ edit ]
This section requires expansion. (January 2013)
2001 - Ballet Rakatan founded.
See also [ edit ]
References [ edit ]
^ 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 "Havana", (11th ed.), New York, 1910, Encyclopaedia Britannica OCLC 14782424
^ a b c d e "Havana", The United States, with Excursions to Mexico, Cuba, Porto Rico, and Alaska (4th ed.), Leipzig: K. Baedeker, 1909
^ a b c John James Clune (2001). "A Cuban Convent in the Age of Enlightened Reform: The Observant Franciscan Community of Santa Clara of Havana, 1768-1808". The Americas 57.
^ Jedidiah Morse (1797), "Havannah", The American Gazetteer, Boston: S. Hall, and Thomas & Andrews
^ a b c d e f g h i Jean-François Lejeune, John Beusterien and Narciso G. Menocal (1996). "The City as Landscape: Jean Claude Nicolas Forestier and the Great Urban Works of Havana, 1925-1930". Journal of Decorative and Propaganda Arts 22.
^ Pedro M. Pruna (1994). "National Science in a Colonial Context: The Royal Academy of Sciences of Havana, 1861-1898". Isis 85. JSTOR 235461.
^ Bankers' Loan and Securities Company, New Orleans (1916), , New Orleans The Republic of Cuba
^ Carlos Venegas Fornias, Narciso G. Menocal and Edward Shaw (1996). "Havana between Two Centuries". Journal of Decorative and Propaganda Arts.
^ Waldo Jiménez de la Romera (1887), (in Spanish), Barcelona: D. Cortezo y ca., Cuba, Puerto-Rico y Filipinas OCLC 3153821
^ Karl August Zehden (1889), Commercial Geography, London: Blacke & Son, Limited
^ a b Susan Thomas (2008), , University of Illinois Press, Cuban Zarzuela: Performing Race and Gender on Havana's Lyric Stage ISBN 9780252033315, 0252033310
^ Kirwin R. Shaffer (2009). "Havana Hub: Cuban Anarchism, Radical Media and the Trans-Caribbean Anarchist Network, 1902-1915". Caribbean Studies 37.
^ Marrion Wilcox; George E. Rines, eds. (1917), , New York: Encyclopedia Americana Corporation, Encyclopedia of Latin America OCLC 603664
^ "Mexico and Central America, 1900 A.D.: Key Events". Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art . Retrieved May 2014.
^ "Cuban Heritage Collection". University of Miami Libraries . Retrieved . January 14, 2013
^ "Demolition dreams: the world’s ‘worst’ buildings", Financial Times, 31 October 2014
Further reading [ edit ]
Published in the 19th century
C. D. Tyng (1868), , New York: American News Co. The Stranger in the Tropics: Being a Hand-book for Havana
Serafín Ramíre (1891). (in Spanish). Habana: Capitania General. La Habana Artística: Apuntes Históricos
Charles Morris (1899), "Havana", Our Island Empire: a Hand-book of Cuba, Porto Rico, Hawaii, and the Philippine Islands, Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Company, OCLC 541085
Abel Linares (1899). . Havana: Wilson's International Book Store. Cuba, an illustrated guide book on the island
Published in the 20th century
Published in the 21st century
External links [ edit ]
Coordinates: 23°08′00″N 82°23′00″W / 23.133333°N 82.383333°W