When Abbey Haven was born in 1845, in Illinois, United States, her father, Jesse Haven, was 31 and her mother, Martha Spring Hall, was 26. She lived in Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States in 1850.
U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1848 · Chicago Board of Trade is organized
Starting as a voluntary association to help buyers and sellers meet to negotiate and make contracts. The Chicago Board of Trade is one of the oldest futures and options exchanges in the world and it is open 22 hours per day to stay competitive.
1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.
The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.
1 English: topographic name from Middle English haven ‘harbor’, ‘haven’ (Old English hæfen).2 Irish (County Westmeath): variant of Heaven .