1665 The ''London Gazette'', the oldest surviving journal, is first published.
1690 ''Publick Occurrences Both Foreign and Domestick'', the first newspaper to appear in the Americas, is published for the first and only time.
1704 The first regular newspaper in the United States, the ''News-Letter'', is published in Boston, Massachusetts.
1791 The first edition of ''The Observer'', the world's first Sunday newspaper, is published.
1793 New York City's first daily newspaper, the ''American Minerva'', is established by Noah Webster.
1814 ''The Times'' in London is for the first time printed by automatic, steam powered presses built by the German inventors Friedrich Koenig and Andreas Friedrich Bauer, signaling the beginning of the availability of newspapers to a mass audience.
1821 Atkinson & Alexander publish the ''Saturday Evening Post'' for the first time as a weekly newspaper.
1838 ''The Times of India,'' the world's largest circulated English language daily broadsheet newspaper is founded as ''The Bombay Times and Journal of Commerce''.
1874 The ''Oakland Daily Tribune'' publishes its first newspaper.
1878 ''Yale Daily News'' becomes the first daily college newspaper in the United States.
1886 The ''New York Tribune'' becomes the first newspaper to use a linotype machine, eliminating typesetting by hand.
1897 Activist Marguerite Durand founds the feminist daily newspaper, ''La Fronde'', in Paris.
1918 The ''Stars and Stripes'' newspaper is published for the first time.
1944 The ''Daily Mail'' becomes the first transoceanic newspaper.
1961 Peter Benenson's article ''The Forgotten Prisoners'' is published in several internationally read newspapers. This will later be thought of as the founding of the human rights organization Amnesty International.
1973 The right ear of John Paul Getty III is delivered to a newspaper together with a ransom note, convincing his father to pay 2.9 million USD.
2000 The last original "Peanuts" comic strip appears in newspapers one day after Charles M. Schulz dies.
2001 The ''Syracuse Herald-Journal'', a U.S. newspaper dating back to 1839, ceases publication.