Timeline of Ahmedabad - 1800 To 1850

1800 To 1850

  • 1804 – Arrival of Swami Sahajanand (Later known as Lord Swaminarayan), who was believed to be an incarnation of god.
  • 1808 – Arrival of Gaikwad, A law for inheritance of property was enforced which can still be seen on Three Gates on a stone.
  • 1818 – Mr. Dunlop, British Collector of Kaira took over the city and thus came the end of Maratha rule, Union Jack hoisted on Bhadra.
  • 1819 – Rann of Kutch earthquake; Speculation in opium.
  • 1820 – First import of foreign cloth.
  • 1821 – Earthquake for 30 seconds.
  • 1824 – First survey of the city.
  • 1827 – Establishment of first Gujarati School.
  • 1832 – Repairs to city walls by citizens' committee, first seeds of local self Government.
  • 1834 – Beginning of city committee for municipal work.
  • 1846 – Starting of First English School.
  • 1847 – Construction of First Water Tank by city committee and municipal work started.
  • 1848 – Construction of Hatheesing Temple.
  • 1850 – Construction of the Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, Ahmedabad.

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