1790, April
Purnananda Buragohain ,the Prime Minister of Gaurinath Singha, encamps at Dichoi , which became the nucleus of the town of Jorhat and continued to be the capital of the Ahoms till the end of their rule.

1794,19th January
Death of Gaurinath Singha.

1794,Februbary
British forces led by Lieutenant MacGregor repulses the Moamarias near Jorhat leaving them demoralise and retreats to Rangpur. Captain Welsh reaches Jorhat to restore the Ahom Monarchy in upper Assam to its 'ancient form'.

1794,July
Process of shifting of capital from Rangpur to Jorhat during reign of Gaurinath Singha

1795
Kamaleswar Singha ascended the throne.

1811,17th January
Death of Kamaleswar Singha

1811
Chandrakanta Singha became the Ahom King

1815
Death of Prime Minister Purnananda Buragohain.

1818,February
Ruchinath and Prince Brajanath arrived practically without resistance. Raja Chandrakanta who had fled to Rangpur on their approach to Jorhat, was persuaded to return to the capital.But he was deposed on 20th February, sent as a prisoner to Taratali near Jorhat and then mutilated so as to be permanently disqulified for kingship.

1818-1819
Rule of Purandar Singha

1819
The Ahoms were defeated and took a hasty retreat to Jorhat from Nazira at the hands of the Burmese invaders. Purandar Singha fled to Gauhati and Chandra Kanta Singha joined the Burmese. He became a nominal ruler and the real authority was vasted in the Burmese.

1822
ChandraKanta defeated at Mahgarh near Jorhat by the Burmese led by Mingimaha Bandula.

1822-1824
Atrocities and looting by "Mann" -Burmese Soldiers.

1822-1825
Jugeswar Singha was confirmed Vassal King by the Burmese.The rule of the Burmese,who obtained complete mastery over Assam continued.

1825
Defeat of the Burmese by the British forces led by Lt. Col. Alfred Richards. British forces pass through Skirmished with Burmese forces of Jorhat and at Rangpur the Burmese surrenders practically without any resistance (30th January).

1826
The Burmese King no longer capable of offering resistance to the British forces, concludes at Yandabo on 24th February a treaty of peace. The British force was led by General Sir Archibald Campbell. The Burmese forces 'renounced all claims'and agreed to 'abstain from all future interference with, the principality of Assam and its dependencies.

1826
Death of Jogeswar Singha

1826,28th February
David Scott appointed as first Senior Commissioner,Western Assam and Agent to Governor,General with H.Q.at Guwahati Colonel richards became the first Junior Commissioner in charge of Eastern Assam with H.Q.at Rangpur.The two adminstrative units came to be known as Senior Khanda and Junior Kanda.Lt.Colonel Cooper appointed as political Agent, Upper Assam and Jr. Commissioner at Rangpur.

1828
John Bryan Neufville was appointed as Political Agent, Upper Assam and Junior Commissoner at Rangpur. Gomdhar Konwar declares himself king .The revolt was suppressed by the British and later on he was sentenced to 14 years imprisonment.

1830
Death of J.B.Neufville at Jorhat.
Revolt by Peoti Borphukon and Jeuram Dulia Baruah suppressed and later on sentenced to death.

1831 , September
Lient. J. Mathie joined as the Political Agent of Upper Assam.

1831 , October
Major Adam White joined as the Political Agent of Upper Assam.

1833,2nd March
Puandar Singha was recognised as the tributary ruler of a part of Eastern Assam.According to the engagement with the British Govt he undertook to pay an annual tribute of Rs.50,000.Jorhat was made the capital of the new state.

1838,16th September
The company annexed Purandar Singha's territory and granted him a pension of Rs.1000,but he refused to accept it.

1838
Captain J.Brodie became the Principal Assistant to the Agent of the Governor General,Sibsagar."Buranji Vivek Ratna"was written by Moniram Baruah.He was the first Chronicler of Jorhat.
First Police Station established.

1839
Death of Chandra Kanta Singha.
Maniram Sirastadar Baruah was appointed as Dewan of Assam Tea Company,Nazira.

1839-1840
Land Settelment of Assam announced.the Khel System was abolished and asessments were fixed on the area under cultivation at the rate of one rupee per pura on rupit land,and eight annas for other lands.

1840
Sagarmal Baid founder"Borgola"a trading centre at Jorhat.

1841-1842
Population census carried out by British Govt.Total population of Sibsagar district was calculated at 157632.Jalkar poll tax ablished(A tax paid by paiks for their roopit and garden(Bari)land as an equivalent for exemption of these lands from assessment).

1843-44
Maniram Dewan established a tea garden at Chinamora.

1846,Ist October
Death of Swargadeo Purandar Singha.

1847
Maidam of Purandar Singha excavated by East India Company.First steam boat plied on the Brahmaputra.

1850
A devastating flood swept away Bhogdoi bridge and changed its course.

1852,10th June.
Death of Kameswar Singha.

1856
Jorhat Christian school opened.

1857,7th September
Kandarpeswar Singha was arrested and sent to calcuta by captain C. Holroyd.

1858,26th February
Maniram dewan and Peali Baruah hanged to death at Jorhat.

1858
Jorhat Tea company was formed.

1869,10th January
A devastating flood,earthquake tremor at Jorhat.

1869,15th February
Jorhat declared as a Sub-Division of Rangpur District.

1867
George Williamson school for technical education started,but technical clases were not started.

1869
Nagar Unnayan Samity came into being (Town development Committee).

1870
A Moonsiffs court was opened at Jorhat for the first time.

1871
"Assam Bilashini"a monthly magazine published from Majuli.

1871-72
Vast use of Court at Jorhat among the general people.

1873,June
Willamson School was opened.

1876
"Assam Dipak"published from Majuli.Gymkhana club established temporarily at Garmur.

1877,16th January
First horse race started at Gymkhana horse course.

1880
Death of Kandarpeswar Singha.

1881
Jorhat Union Board for Urban development was established.

1883
Kohima high school was closed and amalgamated with Willamson School forming Govt.High School at Jorhat.

1884
"Jorhat Sarbajanik Sabha"came into existence under the leadership of Jagannath Barooah.

1884,9th December
First Train introduced from Jorhat to Gossaingaon.

1885-1886
Establishment of Cinamora Miller M.E.School.

1891
Freedom fighter Seikeh Bahadur Gaonbura died.

1894
Establishment of BezbBaruah High School.

1896
Jorhat Muktob Adarsha Primary School establishment.Temporary theatre hall established.

1897,12th June
Earthquake at Jorhat at 5-23 p.m.

1898
Permanent theatre hall installed.

1902
Kenduguri M.E .School established.

1904
First printing press"Darpan" opened.

1907,4th April
Death of Jagannath Barooah.

1909
Jorhat Municipality was formed.

1910
Jorhat Tennis Club established.

1911
Toklai experimental station established.Jorhat declared as Dist.H.Q.of Sibsagar district.

1912
Shifting of District Headquarter from Rangpur to Jorhat.

1912, 6th August.
Chief Commissioner Sir Archedale Enle I.C.S.visited Jorhat.

1912
Shanti Asram persently known as Assam Bongia Sarasat Math was established by Swami Nigamananda.

1913
First News paper"Axom Bilashini"edited by Krishna Kanta Bhattacharjya-Published.

1915
"Jorhat Sahitya Sabha" established.

1918
First election of municipality was held K.K.Baruah was the first elected chairman.First school magazine of Assam"Prabhat"was published from Normal school ,Jorhat Sarat Chandra Goswami was the first Editor.

1921
Baligaon Sanmilani Natya Mandir established.

1923, 9th September
Death of Chandrakanta Handique

1923
Genration of Electricity by Kashinath Saikia at the cost of Rs.70,000/-

1924
Water supply project started.Another school magazine"Jeuti"was published from Jorhat Boys govt.High School.

1925
"AMOM HITOIXINI"edited by Durgadhar Borkatoky published.

1926
Sir John.Governor of Assma inauguraed the Chandra Kanta Handique Bhawan.Dharma Sanmiloni Sabha established at Borigaon.

1927
Prince of Wales Enginering Insitute established."Tarajan Sanmilani Mandir"established.

1928
First Areroplane landed at Khalmati.The GI-AA-X plane was piloted by Barnard Leete.

1929
Death of ruhini Hati Baruah (freedom fighter)

1930
Publication of Sadinia Batori from Thengal Bhawan.

1930,10th October
Jagannath Boruah College established with 14 students.

1931
(a)  Lord Irwin,Viceroy of India visits Jorhat Black flag.demonstrations by Debeswar Sarma,Shankar Baruah,Apirah Ram Gogoi,Sarbeswar Bordoloi,Chandra Kanta Baruah & other leaders.
(b)  Talkie film Alam-Ara shown at Thengal Bhawan.This was the first Indian film shown at Jorhat.
(c)  The Imperial Telegraph Training and Commerical Insitute ,Jorhat came into existence.

1932
First Indian apointed as Deputy Commissioner (Pachu Goapl Mukherjee I.C.S.)

1935,12th August
Publication of "Dainik Batory"from Thengal Dhawan Edited by Nilmoni Phukon.

1935
Establishment of Charigaon M.V.Balika Vidyalaya.

1936,27th June
Recording of "Jerengar Sati"Ganesh Gogoi and his team from Jorhat at Meghaphone company,Calcutta.

1937
Co-acting started at Jorhat Theatre hall.first actress was Gunabala Gogoi.

1938
Shiva Prasad Baruah,Tea planter and a great donar died.

1939-40
Jorhat Sanskrit College was started.

1942
Establishment of Jagannath Barooah Aryya Vidyalaya at Baligaon.Rowriah Aerodrome functioned one U.S.DC-3 plane(Dakota)landed first.Charigaon was declared a independent state.Lakhyeswar Baruah was the President of it with other cabinet ministers.

1946
a)  Ross Institute for research of Malaria and other tropical diseases established under the auspices of Indian Tea Association. (b)  Jorhat Club established. (c)  Jorhat Sangeet Vidyalaya established.

1947
Industrial Training Centre(Converted to I.T.I.in 1961)established.

1947,10th March
Publication of "Saptahik Janambhumi"(first issue)

1948
Assam Agriculture Colege established.Death of Gagot Saikia freedom fighter and Minister of self declared Charigaon State.

1949,6th December
First Ranji Trophy Cricket match played(Holkar XI vs Assam)

1950
Devastating earthquake shookHeadquarter of ATPA established.

1952
Establishment of Jorhat Stadium.

1952,26th January
Death of Radha Kt.handique.

1953,4th October
Death of Surendra Nath Buragohain,first central Govt.Minister from Assam.

1954
Establishment of Coal Survey Laboratory.

1955
D.C.B.Girls College established.

1958,December
Vice President of India Sri Sarbapalli Radhakrishnan visited Jorhat.

1959,9th November
First cricket match with foreign team played.(West Indies vs East zone)

1960,6th May
Jorhat Engineering college established.

1961
Regional Research Laboratory established.

1964
Tea Research Association came into being.

1969
Assam Agriculture college converted to A.A.U.

1969,23rd August
Death of Hari Narayan Baruah founder of Assm Vilage Defence Party.

1969
Dr.Zakir Hussain President of India visits Jorhat.

1971
Office of the U.A.Commissioner established.

1972 Ist June
Publication of "Dainik Janambhumi"(first issue)

1974
Opening Blind School.

1975
Establishment of J.K.S.Homeo Medical college.

1976
President of India Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed visits Jorhat.

1978,6th February
Morarji Desai visits Jorhat

1978,12th May
Neelam Sanjeeva Reddi President of India visits Jorhat.

1982,7th June
Death of Krishna Kt.Handique.

1986
Zail singh visits Jorhat

1991,20th May
All India Radi,Jorhat station established.

1992,5th January
Death of Debveswar Sarma.

1992,1st May
Doordarshan relay centre established

1994,16th June
Publication of "Tea Easern clarion"(first issue)

1994 23rd June
Death of Imdad Ali(Rtd.IGP and Ambassadar)

1995 3rd March
President of India ,Dr.Sankar Dayal Sarma visits Jorhat in connection with the centinary celebration of Jananayak Debeshar sarma.

1996,14th November
Children Library opened.