Timeline of New Amsterdam
1625- New Amsterdam is founded by the Dutch West India Company.
1698- City reaches a population of 5,000
1733- New York Weekly Journal begins publication.
1776- Various battles in an around the New York by Continental and British forces.
1790- Population 33,000+ including 10,000 free blacks. Largest city in America.
1800- Population 60,000+
1831- University of New York Founded.
1835- Great Fire. Rages for 2 days. Hundreds of buildings are lost.
1845- New York Police Department is founded.
1851- New York Times is published.
1883- Brooklyn Bridge Opens.
1886- Statue of Liberty Arrives
1888- Great Blizzard. Snow drift up to 20 ft deep occur in parts of the city.
1895- New York City Public Library Founded.
1900- Population 3 Million +
1919- 30,000 deaths from Spanish Flu.
1924- Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade Begins.
1929- Wall Street Crash.
1939- New York World's Fair
- 1986- Selishi Seyoum is embraced. Sileshi begins touring Europe with his sire. Paris Part 1.
- 1990 Chelsea "Tweet" Redstone is embraced and arrives in New York. Session 1 occurs.