Evidence that people took salt from mountain around this time and tools around this time and tools were also found for scraping salt off.
Southern Poland springs was the ancient site where about this time brine was gathered and boiled
Sichuan has been producing salt as early as 3,000 BC.
Pyramid of Giza was made around this time
Egyptians begin to trade fish for Phoenician cedar glass and purple dye by a secret Phoenician formula
Yuu founded the Xia Dynasty
Earliest record of preserved fish in China; found food remains in towns.
Earliest Salt works found in non-Mayan Mexico such as Oaxaca
Earliest known travel across the the Sihara by oxen and then by horse-drawn chariots.
Iron becomes known to China around 1,000 BC
Earliest record of of salt production in China
Phoenician discovered the sea port, Sfax, that still prospers today.
Hallsat period became he archaeological name for a rich early iron age culture.
Roman's founded their own salt works across the river in Ostia.
Earliest record of Chinese salt making from pottery fragments dated around this time.
The earliest record of Roman government interference in salt prices
First evidence of iron being used in salt production by Yi Dun.
Romans destroy salt works in Mozia
Celts controlled Rome for 40 years when during this time they invaded Turkey.
Li Bing ordered the drilling of the worlds first brine wells
Han Dynasty ends the Qin Dyansty as well as its unpopular monopolies to demonstrate a better, wiser government.
Boiling houses have iron pots heated by gas flames.
China learns about the Roman Empire.
Zhoadi (a teenage emperor of China) calls in wise men over salt and iron monopolies.
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A new salt production method used by the Venetians is believed to be developed around this time.
Earliest record of commercial whaling is a bill of sale to north France.
Venetians ended competition by destroying salt works at Camacchio.
Ponds were built in Cerva
King Louis created the 1st French Mediterranean port in a walled city called Aigus Mortes (meaning dead waters).
Miners began to mine for the rock salt that hardened at the source of the brine.
Venice made a contract with Mantua & Ferrara stipulated that these cities would not buy salt from anyone else.
King Louis returns to France after traveling to Egypt, his salt works were still producing salt and state revenue
Polish crown takes control of the mines but leased the operation to a succession of entrepreneurs.
Government paid merchants a subsidy on salt landed in Venice from other areas
The french crown bought Pecais, site of the Roman works, and the 2 became the 3rd largest salt producers of the Mediterranean sea.
King Philip XIV established a salt administration in N. France that was labeled the pays de Grande Gabelle.
The count of Holland prepared for his campaign against fishermen by ordering the salting of 7,342 cod caught off the coast.
Wilhelm Beuckelzon, a fisherman from Zealand, started practicing on pickling herring in brine.
Ibn Batuta reported visiting the city Taghaza which he said was made entirely of salt, including an elaborate mosque
Danes go to war against the Hanseatics over the control of herrings and lost.
Hanseatics gain complete control of Bengen, Norway. It had achieved a monopoly on N. European production of herring and salt, but not without warfare and rebellion.
The count of Holland threatened to prosecute those who cured herring that had been out of water more than 24 hours.
Catalans takes over Naples and introduced their salted cod.
200 Hanseatic ships stopped at Croisic to load Geurde salt for the Baltic.
Venice conquered Cerva and forcing their one time rival to agree to sell to no one else but them
Columbus goes to find a new route to reach India, starting a series of voyages for Spain. This opened trans-Atlantic trade
1,200 salt ships from other European parts came to Le Croisic.
Red herring is discovered by Native East Anglian, Thomas Nash,
Dutch struggled 80 yrs against Spain, cutting them off from Spanish salt
Salt works were established in James Town
Pumps installed in Nantwich to raise the brine level.
Little was left of the forests of Cheshire
The Dutch allowed the colonist to build salt works on a small island; Coney Island
Salted bodies of criminals who committed suicide before trial to preserve them and displayed them publicaly,
The arrival of Bermudian rakers began on salt cay was a regular event
Salt pond found on Bickley
Sugar was sometimes referred to as "Indian Salt"
John Jackson finds a bed of solid rock when he was looking for coal.
Epsom salt was discovered to be easily made by applying sulphuric acid to the mother liquor.
Sauerkraut made its debut off the continent due to an English doctor informing that it prevented scurvy.
Collioure had 800 fisherman boats which declined by 10.
Poland was split between Austria, Prussia, and Russia.
British Blockade on colonies causing an immediate and serious salt shortage
William Boweles used the salt mountains of Cardona to challenge the Neptunism theory
Congressional Committee appointed to find a way to supply salt to the U.S.
Jaques report on minot salt explains that it have varied prices in other areas, this made France rich with opportunities for smugglers
Maurice LeCorre had died in prison & was salted for a trial, but due to an error, the corpse didn't get a trail. Instead, it was found salted and fermented in beer
Onondaga, New York began to produce salt
British tried to buy salt from Orissa, but was turned down by the governor of Orissa as British was trying to remove competition.
The National Assembly called the salt tax "odious" and annulled all trials for violation of the gabelle & also freed those charged or convicted.
Sodium carbonate, soda was made from mother liquor.
During a post war which demanded salt
New York began to lease for work the brine springs of Onondaga.
Appert asked Navy men to taste his broth, beef, and vegetables which were all preserved by the heating and sealing process.
Kanawha salt makers new mechanism to extract brine like the Chinese
The new mechanism that the Kanawna gave a boom to the Kanawna Salt Industry.
Chlorine was proven as an element by Davy.
De Witt Clinton took part with the commission that reported that salt works were producing far below their capacity but were limited due to the poor road work.
The beginning construction of the Eerie canal and the completion of the Eerie canal.
Wieliczka Salt Mine Band started because the quality of the acoustics in the mine.
Drilled down 8500 cubic meters of gas
People believed that if the slavery was abolished then the salt industry would fail to produce more. The general idea: salt will end without slaves.
Cape Cod had alone 658 salt companies producing more than 2600 tons per year. (Lost it due to the Eerie Canal)
A 28 pond salt works near Cape Ann, MA, supplemented the power from windmills on calm days by pumping brine.
Canals are connected to Onondaga salt to the Wabash in Indiana.
Salt works were being broken apart and sold for lumber as described when Henry David Thoreau visited the Cape.
3140 salves lived in Kanawha, most assigned to the salt works.
Virginia, Kentucky, Florida, and Texas were the principal salt states of the south.
Edwin Drake, after studying the drilling technique of salt producers, drilled 69.5 feet, much to everyone's surprise. But instead of salt, he got oil.
Something occurred that raised the price of salt again (salt was used to separate the silver ore and it used a lot of salt to do so).
United States is the largest salt consumer.
Union general Jacob Cox takes over the valley and its saltworks
Confederates take back salt works from the unions, using 5000 people, not even giving them a chance to destroy the salt works.
A union vessel called "King Fisher" approached a confederate salt works at Saint Joseph Bay, giving confederate workers 2 hours to leave
Vats expanded 6000 acres when it hired 3000 workers & produced more than 9 million bushels of salt.
C.A Goesman thoerized that salt was under Avery Island from brine springs ascending through older deposits of bedded salt
Nine years after the discovery of the Comstock lode, 18 salt companies were operating in south bay
An inquiry demanded that girls under 18 must be barred from salt works.
Study showed that Hungarians ate an average per capita 4 lbs of cured salted or smoked fat
London financiers raised money in order to purchase a company called Salt Union Limited
First vacuum pan salt process was put into operation in Silver Springs, NY.
Drilled a shaft a mile deep in order to find coal but only found salt
The price of the caviar was then doubled.
In a poll, it was shown that out of "4,000 housewives" 90% recognized Morton brand salt.
Dane reestablished a centralized salt administration, causing tothe salt revenue to increase over the previous year a 100% (pg 372)
King Tut's tomb found well preserved and the most elaborate.
The government proposed of doubling the salt tax.
The salt works began to be absorbed by into a large american company that is called Leslie.
Rebellion due to the salt tax was growing near open in Orissa.
A last powerful jurricanes destroys the wealthy salt traders' homes at Salt Clay, only leaving 3 that were "wealthy salt-trading families"\ who saved their salt in the "basement".
the gabelle was abolished in the newly liberated France
the Israelis built a hotel along another spring to the south
Basque's whaling station ruins were found on the coast of Labrador (dated back to 1530).