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Timeline of Haarlem

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The following is a timeline of the history of the city of Haarlem, Netherlands.

Contents

Prior to 18th century

  • 9th century CE - Haarlem founded.
  • 1245 - City rights bestowed upon Haarlem by William II of Holland.
  • 1318 - Janskerk (church) built.
  • 1347 - Fire.
  • 1370 - Grote Kerk (church) construction begins.
  • 1395 - Hofje van Bakenes (almshouse) founded.
  • 1398 - Waalse Kerk (church) built.
  • 1478 - Haarlem Confraternity of the Rosary founded.
  • 1483 - Printing press in operation.
  • 1496 - Haarlem Guild of St. Luke active (approximate date).
  • 1559 - Roman Catholic Diocese of Haarlem established.
  • 1571 - Kleine Houtpoort (Haarlem) (gate) built.
  • 1572 - Siege of Haarlem by Spanish forces begins.
  • 1573 - 12 July: Spaniards in power.
  • 1576 - Fire.
  • 1577 - Population: 18,000 (approximate).
  • 1587 - Haarlem Academy of art established.
  • 1592 - Lieven de Key appointed city architect.
  • 1596 - City Library established.
  • 1599 - Weigh House built.
  • 1600 - Population: 30,000 (approximate).
  • 1603 - Vleeshal built.
  • 1604 - City Hall rebuilt.
  • 1615 - Lutherse Kerk, Haarlem built.
  • 1616 - Artist Frans Hals paints The Banquet of the Officers of the St George Militia Company in 1616.
  • 1624 - "Tax riot."
  • 1631 - Haarlemmertrekvaart Amsterdam-Haarlem canal created.
  • 1634 - Tulip mania begins.
  • 1637 - Tulip market collapses.
  • 1661 - Artist Jan Steen moves to Haarlem.
  • 1662 - Oprechte Haerlemsche Courant newspaper in publication.
  • 1677 - Nieuwpoort (Haarlem) (gate) built.
  • 1683 - Doopsgezinde kerk, Haarlem (church) built.
  • 18th-19th centuries

  • 1707 - Proveniershuis (almshouse) founded.
  • 1752 - Holland Society of Sciences founded.
  • 1766 - Mozart performs on the Grote Kerk, Haarlem organ.
  • 1778 - Teylers Stichting (society) founded.
  • 1784
  • Teylers Museum opens.
  • Society for Public Welfare founded.
  • 1788 - Villa Welgelegen (residence) built.
  • 1794 - Hodshon Huis (residence) built.
  • 1821 - Kunst zij ons doel (art group) formed.
  • 1832 - Costermonument erected the Haarlemmerhout park.
  • 1839 - Amsterdam-Haarlem railway begins operating; Haarlem railway station opens.
  • 1840 - City becomes capital of North Holland province.
  • 1841 - Haarlem Synagogue built.
  • 1852 - Haarlemmermeer (lake) drained.
  • 1862 - Gemeentelijk Museum opens.
  • 1863 - Droste confectionery in business.
  • 1865 - Kenaupark established.
  • 1869 - Bisschoppelijk Museum founded.
  • 1871 - Colonial Museum opens.
  • 1877 - Museum van Kunstnijverheid established.
  • 1880 - Verweyhal built for the Trou moet Blycken society.
  • 1881 - Haarlem-Leiden tram line begins operating.
  • 1883 - Haarlems Dagblad newspaper in publication.
  • 1884 - Panopticon prison begins operating.
  • 1887 - Melkbrug (bridge) built.
  • 20th century

  • 1903 - Catharijnebrug (Haarlem) (bridge) built.
  • 1911 - 31 August: Fokker flies his aircraft "de Spin" around the tower of the Sint-Bavokerk.
  • 1915 - Cinema Palace opens.
  • 1918 - Haarlem City Theatre opens.
  • 1919 - Population: 77,302.
  • 1922 - Tuinwijk-Zuid housing built.
  • 1936 - Gemeentearchief Haarlem (city archives) moves into the Janskerk.
  • 1980
  • Bevrijdingspop festival begins.
  • Brinkmann-bioscoop (cinema) opens.
  • Population: 158,291 municipality.
  • 21st century

  • 2000 - Population: 148,484 municipality.
  • 2003 - Toneelschuur theatre opens.
  • 2005
  • Noord-Hollands Archief (archive) headquartered in city.
  • Philharmonie Haarlem concert hall active.
  • 2006 - Bernt Schneiders becomes mayor.
  • 2009 - Schoterbrug (bridge) opens.
  • 2011 - Pathé Haarlem cinema opens.
  • 2013 - Population: 153,093 municipality.
  • References

    Timeline of Haarlem Wikipedia


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