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Completed - Notable Historical Events

Louis PasteurApr 20, 1862

HooverMar 1, 1936

Stonewall JacksonMar 3, 1972

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Completed - Historical Events
Date Event
1456-08-24

The printing of the Gutenberg Bible is completed.

1457-08-15

Earliest dated book, "Mainz Psalter," completed

1607-01-19

San Agustin Church in Manila is officially completed; it is currently the oldest church in the Philippines

1648-05-13

Construction of the Red Fort at Delhi is completed.

1696-12-07

Connecticut Route 108, one of the oldest highways in the U.S. is completed to Trumbull.

1773-07-29

1st schoolhouse west of Allegheny Mtns completed, Schoenbrunn, OH

1820-05-13

Opera "Die Jagarsbrautt" is completed

1825-12-27

1st public railway using steam locomotive completed in England between Stockton and Darlington

1834-03-18

1st railroad tunnel in US completed, in Penn (275 m long)

1845-01-01

The Cobble Hill Tunnel in Brooklyn is completed.

1854-05-27

Marine Telegraph from Ft Point to SF completed

1861-02-15

Ft Point completed & garrisoned (but has never fired cannon in anger)

1861-10-22

1st telegraph line linking West & East coasts completed

1862-04-20

The first pasteurization test completed by Louis Pasteur and Claude Bernard.

1866-12-06

Chicago water supply tunnel 3,227 m into Lake Michigan completed

1870-01-03

Construction begins on Brooklyn Bridge in New York; completed May 24, 1883

1870-08-15

Transcontinental Railway actually completed in Colorado

1870-12-26

The 12.8-km long Fréjus Rail Tunnel through the Alps is completed.

1876-09-06

Southern Pacific line from LA to SF completed

1877-02-20

1st cantilever bridge in US completed, Harrodsburg, Kentucky

1877-07-23

1st telephone & telegraph line in Hawaii completed

1880-02-29

Gotthard railway tunnel between Switzerland & Italy completed

1880-08-14

Construction of Cologne Cathedral, largest Gothic cathedral in Nthn Europe finally completed (began in 1248)

1880-10-15

Koln cathedral completed, 633 years after it begun

1882-07-12

1st ocean pier in US completed, Washington, DC

1884-09-20

6.2 mile Arlberg railroad tunnel completed in Austria

1885-11-07

Canadian Pacific Railway completed at Craigellachie

1889-05-06

Universal Exposition opens in Paris, Eiffel Tower completed

1889-06-03

The Canadian Pacific Railway is completed from coast to coast.

1895-06-17

US Ship Canal (W 225th St) in the Bronx completed; cutting Marble Hill off from Manhattan

1896-10-27

1st Pali Road completed in Hawaii (winds so strong streams flow UP!)

1900-12-17

New Ellis Island Immigration station completed costing $1.5 million

1903-08-01

1st coast-to-coast automobile trip (SF-NY) completed

1904-07-21

After 13 years, the 4,607-mile Trans-Siberian railway is completed

1905-02-24

Simplon tunnel in Switzerland completed

1906-02-01

1st federal penitentiary building completed, Leavenworth, Kansas

1907-12-23

1st all-steel passengar railroad coach completed, Altoona, Pa

1911-03-30

L├Âtschberg tunnel in Switzerland (13,735 m) completed

1914-02-07

Steel work completed on Exposition (Civic) Auditorium, SF

1914-12-11

Stockton Street Tunnel (SF) completed

1921-10-29

The Link River Dam, a part of the Klamath Reclamation Project, is completed.

1922-05-30

Completed Lincoln Memorial dedicated by US Chief Justice William H. Taft in front of 50,000

1923-05-03

1st nonstop transcontinental flight (NY-San Diego) completed

1925-08-14

The original Hetch Hetchy Moccasin Powerhouse is completed and goes on line.

1927-04-29

Construction of Spirit of St Louis is completed

1929-06-29

1st high-speed jet wind tunnel completed Langley Field Ca

1929-08-20

1st airship flight around Earth flying eastward completed

1930-01-06

1st diesel engine automobile trip (in a Packard sedan) completed

1930-04-06

1st transcontinental glider tow completed

1930-10-09

1st transcontinental flight by a woman completed, Laura Ingalls

1931-07-01

Cleveland Municipal Stadium is completed

1933-03-20

Dachau, 1st Nazi concentration camp, completed

1933-06-21

1st Great Lakes-to-Gulf of Mexico barge trip completed, New Orleans

1935-05-01

Boulder Dam completed

1936-01-15

1st all-glass windowless structure in US completed, Toledo, Ohio

1936-03-01

The Hoover Dam is completed.

1937-01-01

US Army Air Corps physiological research laboratory completed, Ohio

1938-10-10

Germany completed annexation of Czechoslovakia's Sudetenland

1941-09-11

Construction of the Pentagon begins (completed 15 Jan 1943)

1941-10-31

Mount Rushmore Monument is completed

1942-10-29

Alaska highway completed

1943-01-15

World's largest office building, Pentagon, completed

1943-10-25

Burma railroad completed & opens

1945-12-31

Ratification of UN Charter completed

1947-10-03

1st telescope lens 200" (508 cm) in diameter completed

1950-04-23

1st major league day game completed under lights (Phils 6, Braves 5)

1952-04-23

Oil pipeline from Kirkuk to Banias completed

1958-03-02

1st surface crossing of Antarctic continent is completed in 99 days

1958-09-24

1st welded aluminum girder highway bridge completed, Urbandale, Ia

1959-05-19

The USS Triton, the first submarine with two nuclear reactors, is completed

1960-04-25

1st submerged circumnavigation of Earth completed (Triton)

1965-10-28

Gateway Arch (630' (190m) high) completed in St Louis, Missouri

1968-10-14

Beatles "White Album" completed

1969-01-05

Neville Williams' "Chronology of the Expanding World" completed

1970-02-13

NL offices begins move from Cin to SF (completed Feb 23)

1972-03-03

Sculpted figures of Jefferson Davis, Robert E. Lee, & Stonewall Jackson are completed at Stone Mountain Georgia

1972-05-12

Milwaukee Brewers beat Minnesota Twins, 4-3, in 22 innings (completed 5/13)

1973-10-30

The Bosporus Bridge in Istanbul, Turkey is completed, connecting the continents of Europe and Asia over the Bosporus for the first time.

1974-02-25

Veronica & Colin Scargill (England) begin tandem bicycle ride a record 18,020 miles around the world, completed on August 27, 1975

1974-07-18

World's tallest structure, 646-m Polish radio mast, completed

1977-05-31

Trans Alaska oil pipeline completed

1981-09-04

Longest game at Fenway Park completed in 20, Mariners-8, Red Sox-7

1981-11-12

1st balloon crossing of Pacific is completed (Double Eagle V)

1982-08-17

LA Dodgers beat Chicago Cubs, 6-5, in 21 innings (game completed 8/18)

1984-05-08

Chicago White Sox beat Milwaukee Brewers, 7-6, in 25 inn (completed 5/9)

1984-05-08

Thames Barrier to stop flooding in London officially completed

1984-10-20

Cleveland Metroparks' Valley Parkway All Purpose Trails are completed

1984-11-09

Vietnam Veterans Memorial ("3 Servicemen") completed

1987-05-28

Stacking of Discovery's SRBs completed

1988-06-19

World's Largest Sausage completed at 13 1/8 miles long

1988-07-03

The Fatih Sultan Mehmet Bridge in Istanbul, Turkey is completed, providing the second connection between the continents of Europe and Asia over the Bosporus.

1990-09-29

Washington National Cathedral construction is completed after 83 years

1992-09-14

1st subway car completed to be exported from US (to Taiwan)

1993-08-27

The Rainbow Bridge connecting Tokyo's Shibaura and the island of Odaiba is completed.

1996-11-19

The 12.9 km Confederation Bridge, joining Borden-Carleton, Prince Edward Island and Cape Jourimain, New-Brunswick is completed and becomes the longest bridge over ice covered waters in the world

1998-09-15

With the landmark merger of WorldCom and MCI Communications completed the day prior, the new MCI WorldCom opens its doors for business.

2002-09-11

Through extreme and coordinated effort, The Pentagon is rededicated after repairs are completed, exactly one year after the attack on the building.

2003-04-14

The Human Genome Project is completed with 99% of the human genome sequenced to an accuracy of 99.99%.

2005-03-03

Steve Fossett becomes the first person to fly an airplane around the world solo without any stops without refueling - a journey of 40,234 km/25,000 mi completed in 67 hours and 2 minutes.

2005-11-27

The first partial human face transplant is completed in Amiens, France.

2016-08-18

Rio Olympics 2016: Abbey D'Agostino completed 5000m heat with torn ACL

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Completed - Birthdays
Date Event
1790-08-19

Edward John Dent, London, British Clockmaker to Queen Victoria and commissioned to make Big Ben, London (completed after his death by his son Frederick Dent)

1952-07-08

A. Whitney Brown, Collection Completed

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