Chile wages war against the Peru-Bolivia Confederation.
Chile wins the war. Chile defeats the Peruvian fleet at Casma on January 12th and the Bolivian Army at Yungay on January 20th.
Period of Liberal rule.
1 Galician, Catalan, Spanish, Portuguese, and Jewish (Sephardic): habitational name from any of the numerous places named Torres, all named with the plural of torre ‘tower’ ( see Torre ).2 Italian: habitational name from Torres in Belluno or Porto Torres in Sassari. In southern Italy the surname is sometimes a borrowing from Spanish (see 1).3 Dutch: from a short form of Victoris, from the Latin personal name Victorius.