Browsing named entities in Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing). You can also browse the collection for Brownsville (Utah, United States) or search for Brownsville (Utah, United States) in all documents.

Your search returned 5 results in 3 document sections:

Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Cannon, (search)
D. M. Mefford, of Ohio), 1885. Congress makes an appropriation for the establishment of a plant for gunmaking at the Watervliet arsenal, West Troy, 1889. Manufacture of heavy ordnance begun at the Washington navy-yard, 1890. Hotchkiss gun, English make, five barrels, revolving around a common axis, placed upon block weighing about 386 tons, fires thirty rounds a minute; adopted by the United States in 1891. Automatic rapid-firing gun, invented by John and Matthew Browning, of Ogden, Utah; firing 400 shots in one minute and forty-nine seconds; adopted by the United States in 1896. Zalinski's dynamite gun, calibre 15 ins.; throws 500 lbs. of explosive gelatine 2,100 yds.; also discharges smaller shells. Three of the guns of this class were used with tremendous effect by the United States dynamite cruiser Vesuvius at the bombardment of Santiago de Cuba in 1898, and larger ones have been installed at Fort Warren, Boston; Fort Schuyler, N. Y.; Fort Hancock, N. J., and at S
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), United States of America. (search)
ndiana, New York, New Hampshire, Nevada, Vermont, Virginia, Alabama, Missouri, Mississippi, Ohio, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Rhode Island, Nebraska, Texas......March 30, 1870 Mass-meeting of Mormons at Salt Lake City protest against interference by Congress with polygamy......April 5, 1870 American Anti-slavery Society, after an existence of thirty-seven years, is dissolved......April 9, 1870 Point of junction of Union and Central Pacific railroads fixed northwest of the station at Ogden, Utah, by act......May 6, 1870 Proclamation by President against Fenian invasion of Canada......May 24, 1870 Fenian army of 500 invade Canada from Fairfield, Vt., and are driven back......May 25-27, 1870 Act to enforce the right to vote under the Fifteenth Amendment......May 31, 1870 Attorney-General Hoar resigns......June 15, 1870 United States Department of Justice organized by act......June 22, 1870 Treaty to annex Dominican Republic and lease bay and peninsula of Samana co
zed at Salt Lake......Oct. 6, 1849 City of Provo founded......1849 First number of the Deseret News published at Salt Lake City......June 15, 1850 City of Ogden laid out......August, 1850 Territory of Utah created by act of Congress......Sept. 9, 1850 Salt Lake City incorporated......January, 1851 Coal discovered ch renounces polygamy at a general conference in Salt Lake City......Oct. 6, 1890 New school law making public schools free......1890 Methodist University at Ogden founded......1890 Territorial reform school destroyed by fire......June 24, 1891 First election under national party lines; Mormon Republican and Democratic ......Jan. 4, 1893 New temple at Salt Lake City, begun forty years before, dedicated; cost, $12,000,000......April 6, 1893 Trans-Mississippi congress held in Ogden......April 24, 1893 Act permitting Utah to hold a constitutional convention and become a State, signed......July 17, 1893 Acting-Gov. Charles C. Richards iss