Timeline of Matanzas

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

Prior to 20th century

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Republic of Cuba (1959–)

Timeline
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  • 1694 - Ayuntamiento (town council) established.[1]
  • 1813 - Francisco Camero sets up first publishing business in Matanzas.[2][3]
  • 1815 - Mantanzas becomes capital of its department.[1]
  • 1818 - Custom house built.[4]
  • 1835 - Public library established.[5]
  • 1844
  • 1846 - Hurricane occurs.[1]
  • 1853 - William R. King takes the oath for Vice President of the United States in Matanzas.
  • 1863 - Sauto Theater opens.[2]
  • 1870 - Hermitage of Monteserrate established on hill near city.[1]
  • 1873 - Matanzas Baseball Club formed.[6]
  • 1880 - November: International exhibition held in Matanzas.[7]
  • 1884 - El Correo de Matanzas newspaper begins publication.[8]
  • 1892 - Population: 27,000.[9]
  • 1894 - El Club de Ciclistas de Matanzas active (bicycle club) (approximate date).[6]
  • 1899 - Population: 36,374 city; 45,282 district; 292,444 province.[10]
  • 1900 - El Heraldo Espanol newspaper begins publication.[8]

20th century

21st century

  • 2014 - Population: 136,486.[21]

See also

References

  1. ^ a b c d e f Britannica 1910.
  2. ^ a b Bonavía 2003.
  3. ^ Francisco Calcagno (1878). Diccionario biográfico cubano (in Spanish). New York: N. Ponce de Leon.
  4. ^ Santana García 2011.
  5. ^ 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
  6. ^ a b Louis A. Pérez Jr. (2008) [1999]. On Becoming Cuban: Identity, Nationality, and Culture. University of North Carolina Press. ISBN 978-1-4696-0141-0.
  7. ^ Figarola y Caneda 1881.
  8. ^ a b "Cuba: Matanzas", American Newspaper Annual, Philadelphia: N. W. Ayer & Son, 1902
  9. ^ "Spain: Colonies: Cuba and Porto Rico". Statesman's Year-Book. London: Macmillan and Co. 1895.
  10. ^ War Department (1900). Census of Cuba, 1899. Washington DC: Government Printing Office.
  11. ^ Victor H. Olmsted; Henry Gannett, eds. (1909). Cuba: Population, History and Resources 1907. Washington DC: United States Bureau of the Census.
  12. ^ "Chronology of Catholic Dioceses: Cuba". Norway: Roman Catholic Diocese of Oslo. Retrieved September 25, 2016.
  13. ^ "Movie Theaters in Matanzos, Cuba". CinemaTreasures.org. Los Angeles, USA: Cinema Treasures LLC. Retrieved September 25, 2016.
  14. ^ "Cuba". Statesman's Year-Book. London: Macmillan and Co. 1921.
  15. ^ Rebecca M. Bodenheimer (2015). Geographies of Cubanidad: Place, Race, and Musical Performance in Contemporary Cuba. USA: University Press of Mississippi. ISBN 978-1-62674-684-8.
  16. ^ Alfonso González (1971). "Population of Cuba". Caribbean Studies. University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras Campus. 11. JSTOR 25612382.
  17. ^ "Atenas: el Portal de la Cultura Matancera" (in Spanish). Dirección Provincial Matanzas. Retrieved September 25, 2016.
  18. ^ International Association of Universities (1992). "Cuba". World List of Universities (19th ed.). Palgrave Macmillan. pp. 150–152. ISBN 978-1-349-12037-6.
  19. ^ United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Statistical Office (1987). "Population of capital cities and cities of 100,000 and more inhabitants". 1985 Demographic Yearbook. New York. pp. 247–289.
  20. ^ South America, Central America and the Caribbean 2002. Regional Surveys of the World. Europa Publications. 2001. ISBN 978-1-85743-121-6.
  21. ^ "Population of Capital Cities and Cities of 100,000 or More Inhabitants". Demographic Yearbook 2014. United Nations Statistics Division.

Bibliography

in English
  • C. D. Tyng (1868), "Matanzas", The Stranger in the Tropics: Being a Hand-book for Havana and Guide Book for Travellers in Cuba, Puerto Rico and St. Thomas, New York: American News Co.
  • "Matanzas", Encyclopædia Britannica (11th ed.), New York, 1910, OCLC 14782424
  • New York Public Library (1912). "Cuba: History and Description: Matanzas (City)". List of Works Relating to the West Indies. USA. pp. 174–175.
  • Miguel A. Bretos (2011). Matanzas: The Cuba Nobody Knows. University Press of Florida. ISBN 978-0-8130-3810-0.
in Spanish
  • D. José Garcia de Arboleya (1859). "Idea de las ciudades principales: San Carlos de Matanzas". Manual de la Isla de Cuba (in Spanish) (2nd ed.). Havana: Imprenta del Tiempo – via Google Books.
  • Jacobo de la Pezuela (1863). "Matanzas". Diccionario geografico, estadístico, historico, de la isla de Cuba (in Spanish). 3. Madrid: Mellado – via HathiTrust.
  • Domingo Figarola y Caneda (1881). Guía oficial de la Exposición de Matanzas (in Spanish). Matanzas: Impr. La Nacional – via HathiTrust.
  • "Matanzas". Diccionario enciclopédico hispano-americano de literatura, ciencias y artes (in Spanish). 12. Barcelona: Montaner y Simon. 1893 – via HathiTrust.
  • "Matanzas", Directorio mercantil de la Isla de Cuba (in Spanish), Habana: Imprenta 'Avisador Comercial', 1901 – via HathiTrust
  • "Matanzas". Anuario del comercio, de la industria, de la magistratura y de la administracion de España, sus colonias, Cuba, Puerto-Rico y Filipinas, estados hispano-americanos y Portugal [Yearbook of Commerce, Industry, Judiciary and Administration of Spain, its Colonies Cuba, Puerto Rico and the Philippines, Spanish American States and Portugal] (in Spanish). Madrid: Bailly-Bailliere e Hijos. 1908.
  • Adolfo Dollero (1919). La provincia de Matanzas y su evolución. Cultura cubana (in Spanish). Havana: Imp. Seoane y Fernández.
  • Leopoldo Fornés Bonavía (2003). Cuba, cronología: cinco siglos de historia, política y cultura (in Spanish). Madrid: Editorial Verbum [es]. ISBN 978-84-7962-248-0. (chronology)
  • Alicia Santana García (2003). "Matanzas, del ideario a la realidad urbana". Revista Universidad de La Habana (in Spanish) (257). ISSN 0253-9276.
  • Gabino la Rosa Corzo (2003). "Matanzas". In Louis A. Pérez; Rebecca Jarvis Scott. The Archives of Cuba: Los Archivos de Cuba (in Spanish). University of Pittsburgh Press. ISBN 0822941953. (fulltext)
  • Odlanyer Hernández De Lara (2011). "Arqueologia urbana y patrimonio arqueologico en la ciudad de Matanzas, Cuba". Arquitectura y Urbanismo (in Spanish). 32 (1) – via Universidad Tecnológica de La Habana José Antonio Echeverría.
  • Alicia Santana García (2011). "Julio Sagebien, arquitecto de Matanzas, ingeniero de Cuba". Arquitectura y Urbanismo (in Spanish). 32 (1) – via Universidad Tecnológica de La Habana José Antonio Echeverría.

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