Pages with category: Peru
North America 1843
By the early 1840s, American settlers,...
Invasion of the Waikato
In 1858 a Māori King was proclaimed in the...
South America 1864
Outbreak of the Paraguayan War
In 1864 Brazil intervened in Uruguay in...
South America 1866
Chincha Islands War
In 1864 Spain occupied Peru’s Chincha...
South America 1867
Invasion of Paraguay
In early 1866 the Triple Alliance of Brazil,...
South America 1879
Conquest of the Desert
Through much of the 19th century, the...
South America 1880
War of the Pacific
In February 1879 Chile had seized Antofagasta...
South America 1881
Partition of Patagonia
When the War of the Pacific broke out in 1879,...
South America 1883
End of the War of the Pacific
By 1883, Chile was the clear victor in the War...
South America 1914
Opening of the Panama Canal
After ten years construction, the Panama Canal...
South America 1922
In 1922, Colombia and Peru signed the...
South America 1930
Already unstable, South America was hit hard...
South America 1941
In July 1941, while the eyes of the world were...
South America 1942
Brazil enters World War II
On 7 December 1941, Japan bombed Pearl Harbor,...
North America 1944
America in World War II
Following the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor,...