01/07/2014 · Transcontinental Railroad Fact 16: Jun 25, 1867: Chinese workers Rail Strike for better hours and wages. Crocker takes a hard line and strikers return to work within a week. Transcontinental Railroad Fact 17: Apr 8, 1869: Location of meeting of the railways agreed by Grenville Dodge and Collis Huntington at Promontory Summit, Utah
George IV, né George Augustus Frederick à Londres le 12 août 1762 et mort le 26 juin 1830 au château de Windsor, fut roi du Royaume-Uni de Grande-Bretagne et d'Irlande et de Hanovre du 29 janvier 1820 jusqu'à sa mort. Du fait de la maladie mentale de son père, le roi George III, George fut prince-régent de 1811 à son accession au trône.
George's only legitimate child, Charlotte, had died from post-partum complications in 1817, after delivering a stillborn son. George III's second son, Prince Frederick, Duke of York and Albany, had died childless in 1827, so the throne passed to the third son of George III, Prince William, Duke of Clarence, who reigned as William IV.
George Monck, 1st Duke of Albemarle JP KG PC (6 December 1608 – 3 January 1670) was an English soldier, who fought on both sides during the Wars of the Three Kingdoms. A prominent military figure under the Commonwealth , his support was crucial to the Restoration of Charles II in 1660, who rewarded him with the title Duke of Albemarle and other senior positions.