Timeline of Camagüey

The following is a timeline of the history of the city of Camagüey, Cuba.

Prior to 20th centuryEdit

  • 1528 - Santa María del Puerto Príncipe established by settlers relocating from Caonao, and previously from Punta del Guincho.[1]
  • 1599 - Convento de San Francisco founded.[2]
  • 1616 - Fire.[3]
  • 1617 - Cathedral built.[4]
  • 1668 - City raided by Welsh pirate Henry Morgan.[4]
  • 1720 - San Francisco de Paula monastery rebuilt.[1]
  • 1723 - Santo Cristo del Buen Viaje church built.[1]
  • 1728 - Hospital de Caridad de San Juan de Dios established.[5][1]
  • 1730 - Hospital de Nuestra Senora del Carmen founded.[5]
  • 1733 - City Hall construction begins.[4]
  • 1737 - San Lázaro hospital built.[1]
  • 1741 - Epidemic outbreak.[6]
  • 1779 - Iglesia de Nuestra Señora de la Soledad (church) built.[7]
  • 1800 - Royal Audiencia of Santo Domingo (Spanish colonial supreme court) relocated to Puerto Principe from Santo Domingo.[4]
  • 1814 - Future poet Gertrudis Gómez de Avellaneda born in Puerto Principe.[8]
  • 1817 - Town becomes a city.[1]
  • 1842 - Filarmónica (music society) founded.[9]
  • 1850 - El Principal theatre opens.[3]
  • 1851 - Puerto Principe and Nuevitas Railroad begins operating.[10]
  • 1864
  • 1872 - Casino Español (music society) formed.[9]
  • 1874 - March: Battle of Las Guasimas (1874) [es] fought; Cuban rebels win.
  • 1886 - El Arrebol newspaper begins publication.[11]
  • 1898 - Pedro Mendoza Guerra becomes governor of province.[12]
  • 1899
    • El Eco Mercantil newspaper begins publication.[13]
    • Population: 25,102 city; 53,140 district; 88,234 province.[14]

20th centuryEdit

1900s-1940sEdit

1950s-1990sEdit

21st centuryEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h Roberto Segre [es], "Camagüey", Oxford Art OnlineCS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (link). Retrieved September 25, 2016.
  2. ^ Calendario manual y guia de forasteros de la Isla de Cuba [Almanac and Guide for Strangers to Cuba] (in Spanish). Havana: Imprenta de la Capitanía General. 1795. hdl:2027/wu.89059055202.
  3. ^ a b Bonavía 2003.
  4. ^ a b c d Britannica 1910.
  5. ^ a b Armstrong 1900.
  6. ^ De La Torre 1845.
  7. ^ Camagüey, Cuba, Lonely Planet, retrieved September 25, 2016
  8. ^ Enma Presilla Andreu (2000). "Aproximación a la cronología de un monumento". Santiago (in Spanish). University of Santiago de Cuba (89). ISSN 0581-653X.
  9. ^ a b c d e f g Historiador de Camagüey 2014.
  10. ^ Gonzalo de Quesada; International Bureau of the American Republics (1905). Cuba. Washington DC: Government Printing Office.
  11. ^ "Del Camagüey, historia de sus letras y periódicos" (in Spanish). Camaguey: Biblioteca Provincial Julio Antonio Mella. Retrieved September 25, 2016.
  12. ^ Hispanic Society of America (1919). William Belmont Parker (ed.). Cubans of To-Day. New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons. hdl:2027/nyp.33433067286611.
  13. ^ "Cuba: Puerto Principe", American Newspaper Annual, Philadelphia: N.W. Ayer & Son, 1902
  14. ^ War Department (1900). Census of Cuba, 1899. Washington DC: Government Printing Office.
  15. ^ Victor H. Olmsted; Henry Gannett, eds. (1909). Cuba: Population, History and Resources 1907. Washington DC: United States Bureau of the Census. p. 153.
  16. ^ "Chronology of Catholic Dioceses: Cuba". Norway: Roman Catholic Diocese of Oslo. Retrieved September 23, 2016.
  17. ^ a b "Cultura Camaguey" (in Spanish). Cuba: Sectorial Municipal de Cultura. Retrieved September 24, 2016.
  18. ^ a b "Movie Theaters in Camaguey, Cuba". CinemaTreasures.org. Los Angeles, USA: Cinema Treasures LLC. Retrieved September 24, 2016.
  19. ^ "Cuba". Statesman's Year-Book. London: Macmillan and Co. 1921.
  20. ^ a b "Near Panic at Camaguey City", New York Times, September 28, 1935
  21. ^ Miguel Viciedo Valdés (2005), "Breve reseña sobre la biblioteca pública en Cuba antes de 1959", Acimed (in Spanish), Havana: Centro Nacional de Informacion de Ciencias Medicas, 14 (1), ISSN 1024-9435
  22. ^ Nodal-Reyes 2014.
  23. ^ "Obituary: Huber Matos", The Economist, March 15, 2014
  24. ^ a b c "EcuRed" (in Spanish). Cuba: Joven Club de Computación [es]. Retrieved September 25, 2016.
  25. ^ a b Vanessa Oliveira; Xavier Calmettes, eds. (2016). "Guide du chercheur américaniste: Enquête de terrain et travail de recherche à Cuba" [Americanist Researcher's Guide: Survey of Cuba]. Nuevo Mundo, Mundos Nuevos [fr] (in French). ISSN 1626-0252.
  26. ^ "Population of capital cities and cities of 100,000 and more inhabitants". Demographic Yearbook 1965. New York: Statistical Office of the United Nations. 1966.
  27. ^ Alfonso González (1971). "Population of Cuba". Caribbean Studies. University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras Campus. 11 (2): 74–84. JSTOR 25612382.
  28. ^ "Actuará Ballet de Camagüey en el Teatro Mella de La Habana", Granma (in Spanish), September 1, 2015
  29. ^ Miguel Cabrera (2010). El ballet en Cuba: nacimiento de una escuela en el siglo XX (in Spanish). Buenos Aires: Balletin Dance Ediciones.
  30. ^ 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.
  31. ^ a b International Association of Universities (1992). "Cuba". World List of Universities (19th ed.). Palgrave Macmillan. pp. 150–152. ISBN 978-1-349-12037-6.
  32. ^ "Portal Cultural Principe" (in Spanish). Camaguey. Retrieved September 25, 2016.
  33. ^ Gómez Consuegra 2009.
  34. ^ South America, Central America and the Caribbean 2002. Regional Surveys of the World. Europa Publications. 2001. ISBN 978-1-85743-121-6.
  35. ^ "Hurricane Ike forces mass evacuation in Cuba", The Guardian, September 9, 2008
  36. ^ "Population of Capital Cities and Cities of 100,000 or More Inhabitants". Demographic Yearbook 2014. United Nations Statistics Division.

BibliographyEdit

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