Timeline of Nairobi

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The following is a timeline of the history of the city of Nairobi, Kenya.

Prior to 20th century[edit]

20th century[edit]

1900s-1920s[edit]

  • 1900 - Incorporated as the Township of Nairobi
  • 1901
  • 1904 - Norfolk Hotel opens.[2]
  • 1905
  • 1906
    • Jamia Mosque construction started.
    • Royal Nairobi Golf Club founded.
  • 1907 - British Government House built.
  • 1909 - East Africa and Uganda Natural History Society established.[3]
  • 1910
  • 1912 - Theatre Royal opens.[6]
  • 1913 - Muthaiga Country Club founded.
  • 1914 - Shri Vankaner Vidya Prasarak Mandal established.[3]
  • 1917
    • Anjuman Islamia established.[3]
    • East Africa Women's League established.[3]
    • Indian Christian Union formed.[3]
  • 1918 - Punjebhai Club formed.[3]
  • 1919 - Nairobi Political Association formed.[3]
  • 1920
    • Social Service Volunteer Corps established.[3]
    • Majlis-i-Ahl-i-Kashmeer established.[3]

1930s-1950s[edit]

1960s-1970s[edit]

1980s-1990s[edit]

21st century[edit]

View of Nairobi, 2007
Nairobi, 2011
View of Nairobi, 2013
Kibera, Nairobi, 2015

2000s[edit]

2010s[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ R.T. Ogonda (1992). "Transport and Communications in the Colonial Economy". In William Robert Ochieng and Robert M. Maxon (ed.). Economic History of Kenya. East African Publishers. p. 129+. ISBN 996646963X.
  2. ^ J. Gettleman (March 18, 2007). "36 Hours in Nairobi, Kenya". New York Times.
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j The Red Book 1922-23: Handbook and Directory for Kenya Colony and Protectorate, Uganda Protectorate, Tanganyika Territory, and Zanzibar Sultanate. Nairobi: East Africa Standard Ltd. 1922.
  4. ^ a b c d e Irene Muthoni Kibandi; et al. (2010), "Kenya: Libraries, Museums and Archives", in Marcia J. Bates (ed.), Encyclopedia of Library and Information Sciences, Boca Raton, Florida: CRC Press, ISBN 9780849397127
  5. ^ a b "Nairobi National Museum". National Museums of Kenya. Archived from the original on May 17, 2013. Retrieved May 14, 2013.
  6. ^ a b c "Movie Theaters in Nairobi, Kenya". CinemaTreasures.org. Los Angeles: Cinema Treasures LLC. Retrieved 30 September 2014.
  7. ^ Anthony Olden (1995), "The Kenya (Carnegie) Circulating Libraries and the McMillan Memorial Library, Nairobi", Libraries in Africa, Lanham, Maryland: Scarecrow Press, ISBN 0810830930
  8. ^ a b "City Council of Nairobi". Archived from the original on July 22, 2012. Retrieved August 16, 2012.
  9. ^ a b c Office of Public Communications (2008). "About Kenya: Nairobi". Republic of Kenya. Archived from the original on September 21, 2010. Retrieved August 16, 2012.
  10. ^ a b c World Guide to Libraries (25th ed.), De Gruyter Saur, 2011, ISBN 9783110230710
  11. ^ "Population of capital city and cities of 100,000 or more inhabitants". Demographic Yearbook 1955. New York: Statistical Office of the United Nations.
  12. ^ a b "About The Nairobi Hospital: History". Nairobi Hospital. Archived from the original on September 11, 2012. Retrieved August 16, 2012.
  13. ^ "Kenya Library Association". Archived from the original on May 15, 2007. Retrieved May 14, 2013.
  14. ^ UN-HABITAT 2006.
  15. ^ United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Statistical Office (1976). "Population of capital city and cities of 100,000 and more inhabitants". Demographic Yearbook 1975. New York. pp. 253–279.
  16. ^ a b c "Organizations". International Relations and Security Network. Switzerland: Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich. Retrieved 30 September 2014.
  17. ^ a b c "The State of African Cities 2010: Governance, Inequalities and Urban Land Markets". United Nations Human Settlements Programme. 2010. Archived from the original on 2013-06-17.
  18. ^ a b "Kenya Profile: Timeline". BBC News. Retrieved 30 September 2014.
  19. ^ Xan Rice (August 3, 2007). "Nairobi cafes buzzing as real coffee finally comes home". The Guardian.
  20. ^ "Kenya". Art Spaces Directory. New York: New Museum. Retrieved 2 December 2013.
  21. ^ "Google Africa Blog". July 2008 – via Blogspot.
  22. ^ "Corporate Information: Google Offices". Google Inc. Archived from the original on 20 December 2010.
  23. ^ "Population of capital cities and cities of 100,000 or more inhabitants". Demographic Yearbook 2011. United Nations Statistics Division. 2012.
  24. ^ a b Nic Cheeseman (2011). "Kenya". In Andreas Mehler; et al. (eds.). Africa Yearbook: Politics, Economy and Society South of the Sahara in 2010. Koninklijke Brill. pp. 345–358. ISBN 90-04-20556-X.
  25. ^ "A fatal explosion". Economist.com. Sep 12, 2011.
  26. ^ "Hay-on-Nairobi". Economist.com. Sep 23, 2011.
  27. ^ "Kenyan capital Nairobi gets new train". BBC News. November 12, 2012.
  28. ^ "Raleigh's Sister Cities". US: City of Raleigh. Retrieved 30 December 2015.
  29. ^ "Nairobi's Latest Novelty: High-End Mac and Cheese, Served by Whites", New York Times, 16 October 2014
  30. ^ "Bustling Nairobi deserted ahead of Obama arrival", People Daily, Kenya: Mediamax, July 25, 2015

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