This is a timeline of the history of the city of Buenos Aires, Argentina.
1580 - Fort built by Juan de Garay.
1591 - Dominican monastery established.
1604 - San Francisco monastery established.
1611 - Men's Hospital founded.
1620 - Town becomes capital of Buenos Aires Province.
1671 - Cathedral inaugurated.
1711 - Cabildo built.
1716 - Granted the royal motto Most Noble and Loyal ("Muy Noble y muy Leal")
1720 - Recoleta church built.
1722 - Completion of Saint Ignatius Church
1727 - San Miguel church founded.
1743 - Women's Hospital established.
1744 - Las Monjas convent founded.
1749 - San Juan convent established.
1752 - Cathedral built.
1755 - Female Orphan School established.
1763 - Anglo-Portuguese invasion, part of the Seven Years' War, repelled by Viceroy Cevallos.
1768 - Merced church built.
1776 - City becomes capital of Viceroyalty of the Río de la Plata.
1778 - "Free trade regulations" in effect.
1779 - Foundling Asylum established.
1794 - Consulado (merchant guild) established.
1801 - Telégrafo Mercantil newspaper begins publication.
1806 - British briefly in power.
18–25 May: May Revolution.
State Library established.
1811 - Pirámide de Mayo monument built on the Plaza de Mayo.
1815 - Academy of Jurisprudence founded.
1821 - University of Buenos Aires founded.
Academy of Music founded.
Street names changed.
Northern Cemetery established.
1823 - Museum of Buenos Ayres, Sociedad de Beneficencia, and Philharmonic Association founded.
1829 - British Library established (approximate date).
1832 - English Cemetery established.
1833 - Victoria Theatre built.
28 March: French blockade of the Río de la Plata begins.
Scotch Church built.
1840 - French blockade of the Río de la Plata ends.
1841 - Foreign Club established.
1845 - Anglo-French blockade of the Río de la Plata begins.
1847 - Lutheran Church built.
1850 - Anglo-French blockade of the Río de la Plata ends.
Board of Health, Faculty of Medicine, and Club del Progreso founded.
Yellow fever epidemic.
City becomes capital of State of Buenos Aires.
Germania club founded.
1854 - Buenos Aires Stock Exchange, Society of Natural History of the Plate, and Gymnastic Club founded.
1855 - Custom house built.
Mercado del Plata built.
Irish Convent of Sisters of Mercy established.
Teatro Colón opens.
Deaf and Dumb Institute founded.
Café Tortoni in business.
Poor Asylum, School of Catedral al Sur, and Maua Bank established.
School of medicine built.
Yellow fever epidemic.
1859 - British Hospital and Convalecencia built.
Plaza del Retiro laid out.
Catedral al Norte (school) and Club del Plata founded.
Santa Catalina church built.
City becomes part of Argentine Confederation again.
Plaza del Parque public garden laid out.
Teutonia club founded.
Mercado del Comercio and Episcopal palace built.
Plaza Libertad laid out.
Archbishop's Palace built.
French Hospital and Irish Hospital established.
Congress-hall and Italian Hospital built.
London and River Plate Bank established.
Franco Argentine Theatre in business.
Lorea market, German Singing Academy, and Concordia club established.
Constitución railway station opens.
Coliseum concert-hall built.
Kranken-verein and Heimath club founded.
1866 - Archepiscopal see and Mercado de Independencia established.
German Hospital Society, Mercado del Norte, and Thalia club founded.
Congregación Israelita Argentina founded.
Sanitary Institute opens.
La Prensa newspaper begins publication.
1870 - Yellow fever epidemic.
Yellow fever epidemic.
City fire department established.
1873 - A la Ciudad de Londres department store in business.
1875 - Parque Tres de Febrero inaugurated.
1876 - Sociedad Estímulo de Bellas Artes (art society) and Buenos Aires Orchestral Society organized.
National Penitentiary inaugurated.
Café de Hansen in business.
Teatro Politeama (theatre) opens.
Rivadavia Library founded.
1880 - City separated from Buenos Aires Province; Municipalidad de la Ciudad de Buenos Aires established.
Once railway station opens.
National Theatre built.
Belgrano and Flores become part of city.
Constitución railway station rebuilt.
Buenos Aires Zoo established.
Pizzurno Palace built.
1890 - National Historical Museum opens.
1891 - Rivera Indarte Theatre opens.
1893 - Buenos Aires City Hall built.
The Water Company Palace built.
Musical Mutual Society organized.
Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes opens.
1897 - Puerto Madero constructed.
Buenos Aires Botanical Garden inaugurated.
Casa Rosada built.
1901 - Club Atlético River Plate formed.
Monument to Giuseppe Garibaldi inaugurated.
1905 - Club Atlético Boca Juniors formed.
1906 - Congress hall built.
1908 - Avenida Theatre opens.
1909 - San Martín Palace built.
Exposición Internacional del Centenario held.
Customs House, Palace of Justice, and Congressional Plaza inaugurated.
1911 - Hotel de Inmigrantes built.
1912 - Cine Atlas Belgrano opens.
Buenos Aires Underground begins operating.
Diario Crítica newspaper begins publication.
Harrods Buenos Aires in business.
1915 - Retiro railway station opens.
1916 - Buenos Aires Stock Exchange built.
1917 - Confitería El Molino in business.
January: Tragic Week conflict.
Teatro Gran Splendid opens.
1921 - Cervantes Theatre opens.
1922 - Cine Catalunya opens.
1923 - Palacio Barolo built.
1925 - Puerto Nuevo opens.
Kavanagh building constructed.
Maldonado Stream tubed (approximate date).
1937 - Teatro Gran Rex opens.
1938 - Estadio Monumental opens.
1945 - 17 October: Labor demonstration.
1946 - Buenos Aires Philharmonic founded.
1947 - Population: 4,798,670.
1948 - Aeroparque Jorge Newbery opens.
1949 - Ministro Pistarini International Airport built.
1950 - Alas Building constructed.
16 June: Bombing of Plaza de Mayo.
1957 - Federico Lacroze railway station opens.
1958 - Justo José de Urquiza monument inaugurated.
1962 - 11 June: Villa Soldati level crossing train accident.
1967 - Buenos Aires Japanese Gardens open.
1968 - Galileo Galilei planetarium opens.
1971 - Florida Street pedestrianized.
1972 - Bombing of Sheraton Hotel.
1973 - 20 June: Peronist shooting near Ezeiza Airport.
Buenos Aires International Book Fair begins.
Bombing of theatre.
24 March: Coup d'état.
2 April: Osvaldo Cacciatore becomes mayor.
1977 - 30 April: Demonstrations by Mothers of the Plaza de Mayo begin.
1978 - Argentine Council for International Relations founded.
11 December: 1979 Copa América football tournament held.
Caseros Prison built.
1980 - Centro Cultural Recoleta inaugurated.
1982 - June: Catholic Pope John Paul II visits city.
April: Catholic Pope John Paul II visits city.
12 July: 1987 Copa América Final football tournament held.
1988 - Patio Bullrich shopping centre opens.
1991 - Galerías Pacífico shopping centre opens.
17 March: Bombing of Israeli embassy.
National Library building inaugurated.
1994 - 18 July: Bombing of Argentine Israelite Mutual Association building.
Autonomous City of Buenos Aires established per 1994 amendment of the Argentine Constitution.
30 June: Mayoral election takes place.
Buenos Aires International Festival of Independent Cinema begins.
Abasto de Buenos Aires shopping mall opens.
King Fahd Islamic Cultural Center inaugurated.
El Ateneo Grand Splendid bookshop in business.
Aníbal Ibarra becomes Chief of Government of city.
Latin American Art Museum of Buenos Aires inaugurated.
Buenos Aires Fashion Week and Creamfields BA music festival begin.
Eloísa Cartonera founded.
December: Economic protest.
June: Economic protest.
Quilmes Rock music festival and Buenos Aires Jazz Festival begin.
2004 - 30 December: República Cromañón nightclub fire.
Appetite (art gallery) opens.
El Faro Towers built.
2006 - March: Aníbal Ibarra deposed; Jorge Telerman becomes Chief of Government of city.
2007 - Mauricio Macri becomes Chief of Government of city.
Fortabat Art Collection opens.
Repsol-YPF tower built.
2009 - Le Parc Figueroa Alcorta and Mulieris towers built.
Municipal bicycle sharing program established.
Metropolitan Police department established.
24 July: 2011 Copa América Final football tournament held.
Metrobus begins operating.
22 February: Train crash.
4 April: F2 2012 Buenos Aires tornado
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Jorge Mario Cardinal Bergoglio, Cardinal, Archbishop of Buenos Aires, is elected as Pope Francis, succeeding the retired Pope Benedict XVI
Computer Museum of Argentina opens.