Charles Dickens begins publication of his "The Tale of Two Cities"
Charles Dickens published the first chapter of The Tale of Two Cities in the April 30 edition of the London weekly magazine, All the Year Round, a new journal he had founded and controlled. Weekly installments continued until November 26, 1859, when the great story of the French Revolution was concluded. (By John Osborne)
Charles Dickens, The Tale of Two Cities, Introduction by Frederick William Roe (New York: Longmans, Green, and Co., 1910), xvi.