The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor
The Factory Act restricted the hours women and children could work in textile mills. No child under the age of 9 were allowed to work, and children ages 9-13 could not work longer than 9 hours per day. Children up to the age of 13 were required to receive at least two hours of schooling, six days per week.
Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
1 Scottish and northern English: nickname meaning ‘bones’. Compare Bain 2.2 Scottish: reduced form of McBane , with English patronymic -s.3 English, of Welsh origin: Anglicized form of Welsh ab Einws ‘son of Einws’, a pet form of the personal name Einon ( see Eynon ).