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Classical Era

  • Library Company of Philadelphia

    Library Company of Philadelphia
    Benjamin Franklin establishes the subscription library known as The Library Company of Philadelphia.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Johann Sebastian Bach
    He was born Marc, 21,1685 and died July, 28, 1750. He was a German composer and was very famous for his famous work, out of the 1,000+ music he wrote, The Brandenburg Concertos, The Well-Tempered Clavier, and The Mass in B minor.
  • Lightning Rod Invented

    Lightning Rod Invented
    In the year of 1752, Benjamin Franklin invented the lightning rod.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
    Born on January, 27, 1756 and died on December, 5, 1791. He was an Austrian composer and music prodigy. He made his own symphony at the age of 11 known as "Apollo et Hyacinthus". He also wrote piano concertos, 9 actually! Three of those concertos were with "The Marriage of Figaro".
  • Halley's Comet

    Halley's Comet
    English astronomer Edmond Halley predicts the arrival of a comet and names it after himsel on 1758
  • Seven Years War Treaty Signed

    Seven Years War Treaty Signed
    The treaty signed between Spain, French, and British is signed to end the Seven Years War on 1763
  • Carbonated Water Invented

    Carbonated Water Invented
    On 1767 Joseph Priestley invented carbonated water or a.k.a soda water!
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Ludwig van Beethoven
    He was born on December 1770 and died March, 26, 1827. He was a German composer and had his hearing deteriorate until he became deaf. He is known as the greatest composer in Western Music. He has so many famous works, a tom of the recognizable such as Fur Elise, Eroica Symphony, and Choral Symphony Number 9. He wrote 9 symphonies, 32 piano sonatas, one opera, five piano concertos and ensemble pieces!
  • Treaty of Paris is Signed

    Treaty of Paris is Signed
    On the year 1783, the treaty of a Paris was signed to recognize the independence of The United States.
  • The Guillotine Invented

    The Guillotine Invented
    On the ear 1789, the guillotine was invented by Joseph-Ignace Guillotin
  • Franz Schubert

    Franz Schubert
    He was born on December, 31, 1797 and died November 19, 1828.He was a late classical era composer and early romantic era composer. He worked on 600 secular vocal works, seven symphonies and piano chamber music. He is known for his song "Lieder", "Erlkonig" and "Symphony Number 9 in C Major".
  • The Invention of the Battery

    The Invention of the Battery
    The battery was invented on 1799 by Alessandro Volta