Timeline of Boston history

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This is a timeline of the history of the city of Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

17th century[edit]

18th century[edit]

1700s–1760s[edit]

Stamp Act riot, 1764

1770s–1790s[edit]

19th century[edit]

1800s–1840s[edit]

Flight of balloonist Charles F. Durant in Boston, September 13, 1834
Water celebration, 1848

1850s–1890s[edit]

Railroad Jubilee on Boston Common, 1851; painting by William Sharp
After the fire, 1872
St Leonard's Church
Central Burying Ground: "Here were interred the remains of persons found under the Boylston St. Mall during the digging of the subway, 1895" (photo from 2008)

20th century[edit]

1900s–1940s[edit]

Gerard Cote winning the Boston Marathon, April 19, 1940

1950s–1970s[edit]

1980s–1990s[edit]

21st century[edit]

2000s[edit]

2010s[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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Further reading[edit]

Published in the 19th century[edit]

1800s-1840s
1850s-1890s

Published in the 20th century[edit]

1900s-1940s
1950s-1970s
1980s-1990s

Published in the 21st century[edit]

External links[edit]

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