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Year of the Metal Dog庚戌(at the beginning of earth -Hahn己酉)
Syria: 2161/62 ( the year in October )
- 2.1 January / February
- 2.2 March / April
- 2.3 May / June
- 2.4 July / August
- 2.5 September / October
- 2.6 November / December
- 2.7 Exact date of birth unknown
- 3.1 First Quarter
- 3.2 Second Quarter
- 3.3 Third Quarter
- 3.4 Fourth Quarter
- 3.5 Exact date of death unknown
Politics and World Affairs
- September 2: The German emigrants and pharmacist Hermann Blumenau founded in Brazil named after him place Blumenau. The city is becoming a center of German colonization in the country.
United States of America
- SEPTEMBER 9: California is 31 U.S. state.
- September 18: The U.S. Congress adopts pressure from the southern states a tougher Fugitive Slave Law
Science and Technology
Teaching and research
- February 28: Brigham Young, the prophet of the Mormons, founded the University of Deseret, the forerunner of today's University of Utah in Salt Lake City.
- October 1: The University of Sydney Act, the University of Sydney was founded.
- March 5: The Britannia Bridge over the Menai Strait is opened. The railroad bridge connects the island of Anglesey in the Irish Sea with Wales.
- It is moved to France for the first time a submarine cable of England.
- Rudolf Clausius summarizes the thoughts of Julius Robert von Mayer and Nicolas Léonard Sadi Carnot together in the first two laws of thermodynamics.
- The Neolithic settlement of Skara Brae on the Scottish Orkney Islands is discovered.
- October 9: Unveiling of Bavaria in Munich.
- Ca 1850: The Bookworm by Carl Spitzweg