What are important events in history for Maine?
Maine became the 23rd state on March 15, 1820 through the Missouri Compromise. This compromise allowed admitting both Maine and Missouri (in 1821) into the union while keeping a balance between slave and free states.
Maine's original capital was Portland, the largest city in Maine, until it was moved to Augusta in 1832 to make it more central within the state.
As history is all about knowing the past, it is important to know what has happened as well as when it has happen. It is the dates which give us the idea of time at which various events unfolded in the past. Also by knowing about the dates of important events in history of different civilizations and cultures a comparative study of important historical events can be done.