The March Unrest, or the Marsoroligheterna, was a series of riots in Stockholm in March 1848, due to news of the French Revolution. As a mob gathered and plundered shops on March 19, the militia fired shots and 18 deaths. The army arrived on March 21 for reinforcement and terminated any further rioting.
1873 · The Swedish Krona Becomes National Currency
The Swedish krona replaced the Swedish riksdaler as the national currency in 1873.
Scandinavian: patronymic from the common personal name Olaf.