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1852
January 1 1852

1852

Emperor Franz Josef is travelling through Udvarhely. The ruined castle of „Székelytámadt” is purchased by the town from the Kornis family.
1853
May 21 1853

21st-22nd of May, 1853.

Writer Mór Jókai is in Udvarhely, accommodated in the mansion of Lazarus Ugron.
1854
January 1 1854

1854

The tyranny eliminates the town-council.
1855
January 1 1855

1855

The town is headed by a forced council.
1857
January 1 1857

1857

The population of the town is 4332.
1860
January 1 1860

1860

The Roman Catholic Girls’ School is opened.
1861
August 21 1861

21st of August, 1861.

The writer and politician, Eötvös József is visiting the town.
1867
January 1 1867

1867

In Udvarhely the Settlement is celebrated with the illumination of the town.
1868
January 1 1868

1868

The „Székely Dalegylet” is formed.
1871
January 1 1871

1871

A new high school was established in the city, the State High School. It was founded by József Eötvös.
1872
January 1 1872

1872

The Civic Reading Club is created. It works until 1897.
1873
January 1 1873

1873

The guild system is ceased. Pawnshop is opened in Udvarhely.
1875
January 1 1875

1875

The Women’s Association is established.
1876
January 1 1876

1876

Székelyudvarhely became a town with well-organized council.
1877
January 1 1877

1877

The Readers Association of Young Merchants’ was established.
1879
January 1 1879

1879 – 1880

On the eastern side of the Upper Market Square, the Roman Catholic Girls’ Institute is being built.
1883
January 1 1883

1883

A Committee for apprentice training in Székelyudvarhely is established.
1884
January 1 1884

1884

The Girls’ State Civil School starts to operate.
1888
March 15 1888

15th of March, 1888.

A railway wing line between Héjjasfalva and Székelyudvarhely was opened, which connected the town to the Transylvanian main railroad.
1890
January 1 1890

1890

The Industrial Self-Training and Relief Society is established.